Period
to 26 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 6 months to 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 101 87
Rank change year-on-year -47 -14 +65
Permanent jobs citing DNS 93 57 224
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.72% 2.22% 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 15.57% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 83 54 202
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,150 £22,750
25th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
75th Percentile £61,875 £61,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £74,750 " £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 628 366 1,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.62% 14.29% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 423 319 749
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £23,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +19.32% +3.53%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +1.19%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Manchester

DNS
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in Manchester.

Salary trend for DNS in Manchester

DNS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in Manchester over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Salary histogram for DNS in Manchester

DNS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 26 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 6 £27,500 - 1
Altrincham - 4 £40,000 -
Stockport +6 3 £23,000 -4.17% 6
Bury - 3 £32,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £39,000 - 1
DNS
North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for DNS.

1 60 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 58 (62.37%) Windows
2 58 (62.37%) DHCP
3 47 (50.54%) Microsoft 365
4 44 (47.31%) Microsoft
5 41 (44.09%) Windows Server
6 38 (40.86%) Azure
7 35 (37.63%) VMware
8 29 (31.18%) TCP/IP
9 26 (27.96%) AWS
9 26 (27.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 26 (27.96%) Social Skills
10 24 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (24.73%) PowerShell
11 23 (24.73%) Firewall
12 19 (20.43%) Linux
13 18 (19.35%) WAN
13 18 (19.35%) VPN
14 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
16 14 (15.05%) LAN
16 14 (15.05%) ITIL
16 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
17 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
17 13 (13.98%) Network Security
18 12 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
18 12 (12.90%) Cisco
18 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
19 11 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
19 11 (11.83%) Citrix

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.15%) Apache
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.08%) JBoss
5 1 (1.08%) nginx
5 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (50.54%) Microsoft 365
2 38 (40.86%) Azure
3 26 (27.96%) AWS
4 10 (10.75%) SaaS
5 8 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (8.60%) Amazon ECS
6 7 (7.53%) IaaS
7 6 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (6.45%) GCP
7 6 (6.45%) OneDrive
7 6 (6.45%) Serverless
8 5 (5.38%) PaaS
9 4 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (3.23%) GitHub
10 3 (3.23%) Route 53
11 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
11 2 (2.15%) CloudFront
12 1 (1.08%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 58 (62.37%) DHCP
2 29 (31.18%) TCP/IP
3 23 (24.73%) Firewall
4 18 (19.35%) VPN
4 18 (19.35%) WAN
5 14 (15.05%) LAN
6 13 (13.98%) Network Security
7 10 (10.75%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (8.60%) Internet
9 7 (7.53%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (7.53%) SSL
9 7 (7.53%) Wireless
10 6 (6.45%) VLAN
11 5 (5.38%) HTTP
11 5 (5.38%) MPLS
11 5 (5.38%) SMTP
12 4 (4.30%) DMZ
12 4 (4.30%) Unified Communications
12 4 (4.30%) WLAN
13 3 (3.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (4.30%) MySQL
3 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.23%) Big Data
4 3 (3.23%) Redis
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.15%) Maltego
5 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.08%) Power BI
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Bitbucket
1 3 (3.23%) CF BOSH
1 3 (3.23%) GitLab
1 3 (3.23%) JIRA
2 2 (2.15%) CircleCI
2 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) Selenium
2 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (27.96%) Social Skills
2 9 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.53%) Presentation Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Retail
4 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.38%) Public Sector
6 4 (4.30%) Law
7 3 (3.23%) Finance
8 2 (2.15%) Automotive
8 2 (2.15%) Back Office
8 2 (2.15%) Banking
8 2 (2.15%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (2.15%) Legal
9 1 (1.08%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) IT Support
4 8 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) IT Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Citrix Support
7 4 (4.30%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) LDAP
2 4 (4.30%) Node.js
3 2 (2.15%) .NET
3 2 (2.15%) .NET Core
3 2 (2.15%) Celery
3 2 (2.15%) Django
3 2 (2.15%) FastAPI
3 2 (2.15%) Flask
3 2 (2.15%) JSON
3 2 (2.15%) pytest
3 2 (2.15%) SQLAlchemy
3 2 (2.15%) WebSockets
4 1 (1.08%) ARM Templates
4 1 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.08%) LAMP
4 1 (1.08%) REST
4 1 (1.08%) SOAP
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.45%) PKI
2 6 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.30%) Clustering
3 4 (4.30%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.30%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.30%) Replication
3 4 (4.30%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.23%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.15%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.08%) Blog
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.08%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 58 (62.37%) Windows
2 41 (44.09%) Windows Server
3 19 (20.43%) Linux
4 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.08%) VMS
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (15.05%) ITIL
3 11 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (10.75%) DevOps
5 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.60%) Change Management
5 8 (8.60%) SIEM
6 7 (7.53%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.53%) Migration
7 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.45%) Patch Management
7 6 (6.45%) Project Management
7 6 (6.45%) Technology Roadmap
8 5 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.38%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.38%) Time Management
9 4 (4.30%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.30%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.75%) Python
2 10 (10.75%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) R
3 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) MCSE
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.23%) MCSA
3 3 (3.23%) MCTS
3 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (2.15%) CCSP
4 2 (2.15%) CISSP
4 2 (2.15%) OSCP
4 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.30%) SLA
3 3 (3.23%) NIST
4 1 (1.08%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.75%) Docker
5 7 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.45%) vSphere
7 5 (5.38%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.15%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.15%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 10 (10.75%) SCCM
2 6 (6.45%) Nessus
2 6 (6.45%) Terraform
2 6 (6.45%) WSUS
3 5 (5.38%) Ansible
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (5.38%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (4.30%) SCOM
4 4 (4.30%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.23%) Puppet
6 2 (2.15%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.15%) vRealize
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) Nagios
7 1 (1.08%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (47.31%) Microsoft
2 35 (37.63%) VMware
3 12 (12.90%) Cisco
4 11 (11.83%) Citrix
5 4 (4.30%) WatchGuard
6 3 (3.23%) Dell
6 3 (3.23%) Meraki
6 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.23%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.23%) Splunk
7 2 (2.15%) Apple
7 2 (2.15%) HP
7 2 (2.15%) Qualys
7 2 (2.15%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (2.15%) Veeam
8 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.08%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle
8 1 (1.08%) Sophos