Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 127 95
Rank change year-on-year -1 -32 +18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 167 192 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.33% 2.43% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.63% 16.95% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 151 182 212
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £19,000 £23,250 £24,025
90th Percentile £59,223 £55,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £36,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.64% +0.67% +7.14%

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 1,322 1,133 1,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.42% 14.35% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 969 995
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% +5.26% +1.33%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Manchester

DNS
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Manchester.

Salary trend for DNS in Manchester

DNS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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
Wigan +1 6 £36,000 +38.46%
Cheadle +2 5 £32,500 -24.42% 2
Stockport -4 5 £43,000 - 3
Bolton +16 4 £37,500 +3.45% 1
Bury -1 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Rochdale +2 1 - -
Oldham -1 1 £45,000 -18.18% 3
DNS
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 128 (76.65%) Windows
2 123 (73.65%) Active Directory
3 99 (59.28%) VMware
4 98 (58.68%) DHCP
5 87 (52.10%) Windows Server
6 78 (46.71%) Microsoft
7 64 (38.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 60 (35.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (34.13%) Office 365
10 51 (30.54%) Cisco
11 50 (29.94%) TCP/IP
11 50 (29.94%) ITIL
12 48 (28.74%) Firewall
12 48 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 41 (24.55%) Hyper-V
14 39 (23.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 39 (23.35%) MS Exchange
15 38 (22.75%) LAN
16 37 (22.16%) WAN
17 36 (21.56%) Linux
18 34 (20.36%) Microsoft Azure
19 30 (17.96%) VMware ESXi
19 30 (17.96%) SAN
20 29 (17.37%) Internet
21 27 (16.17%) Exchange Server 2010
22 26 (15.57%) SSL
23 25 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
23 25 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
24 24 (14.37%) Windows 10
24 24 (14.37%) IIS

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 39 (23.35%) MS Exchange
2 27 (16.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (14.37%) IIS
4 21 (12.57%) SharePoint
5 16 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (6.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (5.39%) Apache
7 9 (5.39%) Apache Solr
7 9 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (4.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (4.19%) Tomcat
8 7 (4.19%) WebLogic
9 6 (3.59%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.80%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.80%) nginx
11 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 57 (34.13%) Office 365
2 34 (20.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.99%) SaaS
5 6 (3.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.20%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.60%) IaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.60%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (58.68%) DHCP
2 50 (29.94%) TCP/IP
3 48 (28.74%) Firewall
4 38 (22.75%) LAN
5 37 (22.16%) WAN
6 30 (17.96%) SAN
7 29 (17.37%) Internet
8 26 (15.57%) SSL
9 20 (11.98%) VPN
10 19 (11.38%) Network Security
11 17 (10.18%) VLAN
12 12 (7.19%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (6.59%) BGP
13 11 (6.59%) OSPF
13 11 (6.59%) VoIP
14 9 (5.39%) BIG-IP
14 9 (5.39%) Skype
15 8 (4.79%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (4.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (4.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.98%) NoSQL
2 11 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (6.59%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.80%) MySQL
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.99%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.40%) Hudson
4 4 (2.40%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (8.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.19%) Finance
3 4 (2.40%) Back Office
3 4 (2.40%) Retail
4 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Electronics
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (22.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (16.77%) Support Engineer
3 25 (14.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (9.58%) Analyst
5 15 (8.98%) 1st Line Engineer
5 15 (8.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (8.98%) Administrator
5 15 (8.98%) Network Engineer
6 14 (8.38%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (7.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 12 (7.19%) Desktop Support
8 12 (7.19%) Service Desk Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) AWS Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) IT Support
9 11 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) Web Services
2 4 (2.40%) LDAP
2 4 (2.40%) React
3 2 (1.20%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.20%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.60%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.98%) Driving Licence
2 13 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.99%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.19%) Replication
7 6 (3.59%) Clustering
7 6 (3.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (3.59%) PKI
8 4 (2.40%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.40%) NHS
8 4 (2.40%) Robotics
9 3 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.60%) iPad
11 1 (0.60%) iPhone
11 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (76.65%) Windows
2 87 (52.10%) Windows Server
3 60 (35.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (21.56%) Linux
6 24 (14.37%) Windows 10
7 20 (11.98%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.99%) Mac OS
8 10 (5.99%) Solaris
9 7 (4.19%) Unix
10 4 (2.40%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.80%) SUSE
12 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.60%) Debian
13 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.94%) ITIL
2 39 (23.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (11.98%) DevOps
3 20 (11.98%) Mentoring
4 19 (11.38%) Tech Ops
5 18 (10.78%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.98%) Load Balancing
7 13 (7.78%) Information Security
8 12 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.59%) Benchmarking
9 11 (6.59%) Coaching
9 11 (6.59%) Load Testing
9 11 (6.59%) Migration
10 10 (5.99%) Change Management
11 9 (5.39%) Change Control
11 9 (5.39%) Deployment Automation
11 9 (5.39%) Patch Management
11 9 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.79%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.17%) PowerShell
2 13 (7.78%) Bash Shell
3 11 (6.59%) Java
3 11 (6.59%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.99%) Shell Script
4 10 (5.99%) SQL
5 7 (4.19%) Python
6 6 (3.59%) Perl
7 5 (2.99%) PHP
8 4 (2.40%) Bourne shell
8 4 (2.40%) C
8 4 (2.40%) Korn
8 4 (2.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (13.77%) MCSE
3 22 (13.17%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (11.38%) CCNA
5 15 (8.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (8.38%) CCNP
7 12 (7.19%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (6.59%) AWS Certification
9 8 (4.79%) Degree
10 7 (4.19%) CCIE
10 7 (4.19%) MCSA
11 5 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.99%) MCP
11 5 (2.99%) MCTS
11 5 (2.99%) VCP5
12 4 (2.40%) DBS Check
12 4 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.80%) VCP6
14 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
15 1 (0.60%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.79%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.19%) SLA
4 6 (3.59%) FISMA
4 6 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.20%) GDPR
7 1 (0.60%) COBIT
7 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 123 (73.65%) Active Directory
2 64 (38.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (24.55%) Hyper-V
4 30 (17.96%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (12.57%) vSphere
6 12 (7.19%) Docker
7 10 (5.99%) Terminal Services
8 9 (5.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (5.39%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (4.79%) XenApp
9 8 (4.79%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.80%) VMware NSX
12 2 (1.20%) VirtualBox
12 2 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (10.18%) Puppet
2 14 (8.38%) SCCM
3 12 (7.19%) Nagios
3 12 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.59%) SCOM
5 9 (5.39%) Cobbler
6 5 (2.99%) Ansible
6 5 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.99%) SCOrch
6 5 (2.99%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (2.99%) Terraform
7 4 (2.40%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.40%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.40%) WSUS
7 4 (2.40%) ZENworks
8 3 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.80%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 99 (59.28%) VMware
2 78 (46.71%) Microsoft
3 51 (30.54%) Cisco
4 21 (12.57%) Veeam
5 18 (10.78%) Meraki
6 15 (8.98%) Citrix
7 13 (7.78%) CheckPoint
8 12 (7.19%) F5
9 9 (5.39%) Dell
9 9 (5.39%) HP
9 9 (5.39%) Juniper
9 9 (5.39%) NetApp
9 9 (5.39%) Nimble Storage
10 7 (4.19%) Google
11 6 (3.59%) IBM
11 6 (3.59%) McAfee
11 6 (3.59%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.59%) Sophos
12 5 (2.99%) EMC
12 5 (2.99%) SAP