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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 108 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 96 73 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.38% 2.11% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.38% 14.63% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 90 59 75
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,800 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.66% +4.16%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 586 499 590
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.53% 14.43% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 482 430 467
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury -2 10 £32,500 -8.45% 1
Rochdale +3 8 £55,000 +120.00% 3
Altrincham -2 6 £24,000 -25.00%
Wigan - 6 £22,500 -
Stockport -12 1 £21,500 -21.81%
Salford - 1 £32,500 -
DNS
North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for DNS.

1 148 (69.48%) Active Directory
2 124 (58.22%) DHCP
3 108 (50.70%) Windows
4 97 (45.54%) Firewall
5 95 (44.60%) VMware
6 87 (40.85%) Microsoft
7 82 (38.50%) Windows Server
8 70 (32.86%) ITIL
9 65 (30.52%) Cisco
10 60 (28.17%) MS Exchange
11 56 (26.29%) WAN
11 56 (26.29%) TCP/IP
12 55 (25.82%) LAN
13 51 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
13 51 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (22.54%) SQL
15 45 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 42 (19.72%) VLAN
16 42 (19.72%) CCNP
16 42 (19.72%) Internet
17 39 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
18 37 (17.37%) MPLS
19 34 (15.96%) PowerShell
20 33 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
21 32 (15.02%) Citrix
22 31 (14.55%) Nagios
22 31 (14.55%) Windows 7
22 31 (14.55%) Office 365
23 30 (14.08%) Data Centre
24 29 (13.62%) Network Security

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 60 (28.17%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.74%) IIS
3 19 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (7.51%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.76%) IBM Notes
6 8 (3.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (3.76%) Skype for Business
7 7 (3.29%) Apache
8 6 (2.82%) nginx
9 4 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.47%) DNN
Applications
1 14 (6.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (14.55%) Office 365
3 17 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.35%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) PaaS
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 124 (58.22%) DHCP
2 97 (45.54%) Firewall
3 56 (26.29%) TCP/IP
3 56 (26.29%) WAN
4 55 (25.82%) LAN
5 42 (19.72%) Internet
5 42 (19.72%) VLAN
6 37 (17.37%) MPLS
7 29 (13.62%) Network Security
8 27 (12.68%) SAN
8 27 (12.68%) VoIP
9 26 (12.21%) BGP
10 24 (11.27%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (10.80%) Broadband
11 23 (10.80%) Ethernet
11 23 (10.80%) TACACS
12 14 (6.57%) OSPF
12 14 (6.57%) VPN
12 14 (6.57%) Wireless
13 13 (6.10%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.69%) MySQL
3 5 (2.35%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.23%) InstallShield
1 9 (4.23%) MSI
2 7 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.41%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.94%) Maven
6 1 (0.47%) Ant
6 1 (0.47%) NUnit
6 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.47%) QUnit
6 1 (0.47%) Selenium
6 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (10.80%) Finance
2 14 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.23%) Legal
4 3 (1.41%) Banking
4 3 (1.41%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (20.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (18.31%) Network Engineer
3 25 (11.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 24 (11.27%) Analyst
4 24 (11.27%) Infrastructure Support
4 24 (11.27%) Support Engineer
5 20 (9.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 20 (9.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 20 (9.39%) Support Analyst
6 18 (8.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 18 (8.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 18 (8.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 18 (8.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (7.98%) VMware Engineer
8 15 (7.04%) IT Support
9 13 (6.10%) Server Engineer
10 12 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.63%) IT Engineer
11 10 (4.69%) Administrator
11 10 (4.69%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.86%) Web Services
2 10 (4.69%) HTML
3 4 (1.88%) CSS
4 3 (1.41%) Middleware
4 3 (1.41%) XHTML
4 3 (1.41%) XML
5 2 (0.94%) .NET
5 2 (0.94%) jQuery
6 1 (0.47%) Ajax
6 1 (0.47%) CSS3
6 1 (0.47%) FFmpeg
6 1 (0.47%) HTML5
6 1 (0.47%) LAMP
6 1 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (5.16%) Clustering
5 6 (2.82%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.82%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (2.82%) NHS
5 6 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.88%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.41%) iPad
7 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.41%) New Media
7 3 (1.41%) W3C
8 2 (0.94%) CMDB
8 2 (0.94%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.94%) Replication
8 2 (0.94%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (0.94%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) Blog
9 1 (0.47%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 108 (50.70%) Windows
2 82 (38.50%) Windows Server
3 51 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (14.55%) Windows 7
6 29 (13.62%) Linux
7 25 (11.74%) Windows 10
8 23 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.16%) Unix
10 9 (4.23%) CentOS
10 9 (4.23%) Ubuntu
11 8 (3.76%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.82%) AIX
12 6 (2.82%) Debian
13 5 (2.35%) Solaris
14 2 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.47%) Android
15 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.86%) ITIL
2 27 (12.68%) Network Design
3 25 (11.74%) Change Management
4 24 (11.27%) Network Management
5 22 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (9.39%) Service Management
7 18 (8.45%) Configuration Management
8 15 (7.04%) High Availability
9 13 (6.10%) Load Balancing
9 13 (6.10%) Migration
10 10 (4.69%) Network Planning
11 9 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.23%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.76%) Application Packaging
12 8 (3.76%) Application Virtualisation
12 8 (3.76%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.76%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.29%) Coaching
13 7 (3.29%) Customer Requirements
13 7 (3.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.54%) SQL
2 34 (15.96%) PowerShell
3 22 (10.33%) PHP
4 17 (7.98%) Python
5 16 (7.51%) Perl
6 9 (4.23%) VBScript
7 8 (3.76%) VB
8 6 (2.82%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.35%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.94%) Java
12 1 (0.47%) C#
12 1 (0.47%) R
12 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (19.72%) CCNP
3 27 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (7.51%) MCSE
4 16 (7.51%) Security Cleared
5 15 (7.04%) CCNA
6 13 (6.10%) JNCIP
6 13 (6.10%) MCP
7 12 (5.63%) CCIE
8 9 (4.23%) Degree
8 9 (4.23%) MCSA
9 8 (3.76%) BC Cleared
9 8 (3.76%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.94%) CCAA
11 2 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.94%) MCITP
12 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.47%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.62%) PCI DSS
2 12 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.29%) SLA
4 3 (1.41%) PMO
4 3 (1.41%) QA
5 2 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 148 (69.48%) Active Directory
2 39 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.33%) Terminal Services
3 22 (10.33%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (8.92%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.69%) VMware Server
5 10 (4.69%) vSphere
6 8 (3.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (3.29%) Postfix
7 7 (3.29%) ProxySG
7 7 (3.29%) XenApp
8 6 (2.82%) qmail
9 4 (1.88%) KVM
9 4 (1.88%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.41%) NFS
11 2 (0.94%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.47%) Docker
12 1 (0.47%) pfSense
12 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (14.55%) Nagios
2 25 (11.74%) WSUS
3 23 (10.80%) SCCM
4 19 (8.92%) OpenNMS
5 14 (6.57%) Puppet
5 14 (6.57%) RANCID
6 11 (5.16%) Cacti
7 9 (4.23%) SCOrch
8 6 (2.82%) AirWatch
9 5 (2.35%) SCOM
9 5 (2.35%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.41%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.94%) MAILsweeper
12 1 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.47%) Graylog
12 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.47%) Icinga
Vendors
1 95 (44.60%) VMware
2 87 (40.85%) Microsoft
3 65 (30.52%) Cisco
4 32 (15.02%) Citrix
5 28 (13.15%) Juniper
6 19 (8.92%) CheckPoint
7 18 (8.45%) Ericsson
7 18 (8.45%) Huawei
8 17 (7.98%) Avaya
8 17 (7.98%) NetApp
9 14 (6.57%) HP
10 12 (5.63%) F5
10 12 (5.63%) Fortinet
11 11 (5.16%) Palo Alto
12 8 (3.76%) Lotus
12 8 (3.76%) Veeam
13 7 (3.29%) Blue Coat
13 7 (3.29%) Intel Security
14 5 (2.35%) Brocade
14 5 (2.35%) Foundry
Rochdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + 34 days holiday / private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary & Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago