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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 50 55 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.12% 1.43% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 8.43% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 14
Median salary £31,000 £41,900 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.01% +29.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 83 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 15.34% 16.97% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 67 62 48
Median salary £41,750 £41,900 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.35% +30.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £26,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £50,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Liverpool +6 7 £22,500 -30.76% 1
St Helens - 4 £31,000 - 1
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 30 (81.08%) DHCP
3 23 (62.16%) Windows
4 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
5 16 (43.24%) WAN
5 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
6 15 (40.54%) Firewall
7 14 (37.84%) ITIL
7 14 (37.84%) VPN
8 13 (35.14%) Cisco
8 13 (35.14%) VMware
8 13 (35.14%) VLAN
9 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (32.43%) LAN
9 12 (32.43%) WLAN
9 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
10 11 (29.73%) SAN
10 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (27.03%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (27.03%) Service Management
11 10 (27.03%) Internet
11 10 (27.03%) VoIP
11 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
12 9 (24.32%) Linux
12 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
12 9 (24.32%) Degree
12 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
13 8 (21.62%) Citrix
13 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (21.62%) Mentoring

DNS
Top Related 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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) IIS
3 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) JBoss
3 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.92%) Office 365
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (16.22%) IaaS
3 6 (16.22%) PaaS
3 6 (16.22%) SaaS
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (81.08%) DHCP
2 16 (43.24%) WAN
3 15 (40.54%) Firewall
4 14 (37.84%) VPN
5 13 (35.14%) VLAN
6 12 (32.43%) LAN
6 12 (32.43%) WLAN
7 11 (29.73%) SAN
8 10 (27.03%) Internet
8 10 (27.03%) VoIP
9 6 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (16.22%) Network Security
10 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (13.51%) DMVPN
10 5 (13.51%) IPsec
10 5 (13.51%) ISDN
10 5 (13.51%) PSTN
11 4 (10.81%) SSL
12 3 (8.11%) IMAP
12 3 (8.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) IT Support
5 4 (10.81%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Middleware
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (27.03%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (16.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (16.22%) NHS
3 6 (16.22%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.11%) Replication
5 2 (5.41%) IVR
6 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.70%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (24.32%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
6 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.70%) HPUX
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
2 10 (27.03%) Service Management
3 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
4 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
5 7 (18.92%) IT Strategy
5 7 (18.92%) Migration
5 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) DevOps
6 6 (16.22%) Identity Management
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
6 6 (16.22%) Line Management
6 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
6 6 (16.22%) Wealth Management
7 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.81%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (10.81%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (10.81%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (18.92%) CCNA
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (16.22%) EMC Certification
4 6 (16.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) IBM
5 6 (16.22%) EMC
5 6 (16.22%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) Software AG
6 5 (13.51%) Meraki
7 2 (5.41%) Mitel
7 2 (5.41%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.70%) Apple
8 1 (2.70%) Brocade
8 1 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.70%) Sophos
Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £31000 per annum + bonus and on call
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago