The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 67 63
Rank change year-on-year +32 -4  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 37 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.68% 1.80% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.58% 18.46% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 37 11 11
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,964 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% +2.73%  

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 the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 104 65 77
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 15.98% 9.77% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 96 56 57
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,700 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

DNS
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for DNS in the North East

DNS
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in the North East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in the North East

DNS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Tyne and Wear +33 34 £28,750 +5.50% 4
Durham -3 3 £21,000 -30.00% 1
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North East region with a requirement for DNS.

1 54 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 49 (90.74%) Windows
3 48 (88.89%) DHCP
4 44 (81.48%) Microsoft
4 44 (81.48%) VMware
5 27 (50.00%) MS Office
6 25 (46.30%) Citrix
7 24 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
8 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
9 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 18 (33.33%) Firewall
9 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (29.63%) Office 365
10 16 (29.63%) Windows XP
11 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
11 15 (27.78%) ITIL
11 15 (27.78%) Cisco
11 15 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (25.93%) Presales
13 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (24.07%) Clustering
14 12 (22.22%) VLAN
14 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (22.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 11 (20.37%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 11 (20.37%) SQL

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) Apache
3 5 (9.26%) IIS
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.85%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (50.00%) MS Office
2 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (29.63%) Office 365
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon S3
3 5 (9.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (9.26%) Route 53
3 5 (9.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (88.89%) DHCP
2 18 (33.33%) Firewall
3 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 12 (22.22%) VLAN
5 11 (20.37%) SMTP
6 10 (18.52%) DMZ
6 10 (18.52%) SAN
7 5 (9.26%) VPN
8 3 (5.56%) LAN
8 3 (5.56%) Skype
9 2 (3.70%) VoIP
9 2 (3.70%) WAN
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.85%) Wireless
10 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) IT Support
4 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (9.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) IT Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) LAMP
2 5 (9.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Clustering
2 7 (12.96%) Replication
3 4 (7.41%) PKI
4 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.56%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) AS400
6 1 (1.85%) iPhone
6 1 (1.85%) Life Science
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
4 16 (29.63%) Windows XP
5 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (20.37%) Linux
7 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
7 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
8 5 (9.26%) CentOS
8 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.70%) Android
9 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 14 (25.93%) Presales
3 12 (22.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 11 (20.37%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
6 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (9.26%) DevOps
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.56%) Change Control
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.70%) Coaching
9 2 (3.70%) Content Management
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 2 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.70%) Network Management
9 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) MCSE
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) HND
3 2 (3.70%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.96%) VMware ESX
5 6 (11.11%) XenApp
6 5 (9.26%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.56%) vSphere
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (81.48%) Microsoft
1 44 (81.48%) VMware
2 25 (46.30%) Citrix
3 15 (27.78%) Cisco
4 10 (18.52%) Sophos
4 10 (18.52%) Symantec
5 6 (11.11%) Apple
5 6 (11.11%) HP
6 5 (9.26%) arcserve
6 5 (9.26%) Dell
6 5 (9.26%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (3.70%) NetApp
7 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.70%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.85%) Juniper
8 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.85%) Lotus
8 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.85%) Ruckus Wireless
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