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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 40 51
Rank change year-on-year -22 +11  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 5 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.91% 3.89% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 17.82% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 10
Median salary £31,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.05% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +1.36% -  

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 117 101 58
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 21.31% 21.81% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 77 88 41
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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
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 26 June 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 -13 1 - - 1
Wirral - 1 £21,500 -
DNS
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (94.12%) DHCP
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 9 (52.94%) VMware
7 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
8 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
8 6 (35.29%) VLAN
9 5 (29.41%) HP
9 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
9 5 (29.41%) SAN
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (29.41%) Linux
9 5 (29.41%) ITIL
9 5 (29.41%) Mac OS
9 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
9 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
10 4 (23.53%) vSphere
10 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (23.53%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (23.53%) Office 365
10 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
10 4 (23.53%) MCSA
10 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 4 (23.53%) SQL
10 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 4 (23.53%) XML

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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) DHCP
2 6 (35.29%) VLAN
3 5 (29.41%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) IT Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) IT Support
4 5 (29.41%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Wintel Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Mac OS
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
5 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.88%) HPUX
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCITP
1 4 (23.53%) MCSA
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (23.53%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) IBM
4 4 (23.53%) Sophos
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Mitel
6 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) Adobe
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) SAP
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