Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 54 74
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 52 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.29% 3.99% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 18.57% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 10
Merseyside median annual salary £31,000 £44,000 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.55% +22.16% +44.07%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £23,050
90th Percentile £44,200 £54,682 £43,000
North West median annual salary £38,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.80% +12.86% +2.94%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 166 280 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.50% 21.47% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 113 197 87
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -15.56%
10th Percentile £28,050 £26,250 £21,150
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Merseyside

DNS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for DNS in Merseyside

DNS
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Merseyside

DNS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Liverpool -8 11 £37,500 -21.05% 1
St Helens - 1 £30,000 -
DNS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for DNS.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) DHCP
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) VoIP
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) SCCM
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (30.77%) F5
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Skype
7 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (23.08%) Skype
5 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
7 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.69%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (23.08%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (15.38%) ICT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) ICT Support
3 2 (15.38%) ICT Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
1 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
1 3 (23.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Capita
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed