DNS Jobs in the North West

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > North West

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 123 133 144
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 -21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 185 203 219
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.96% 2.48% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.43% 12.39% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 155 155 189
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £38,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +0.59%
75th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,175
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,000 £69,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,126 1,639 1,278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 11.93% 19.99% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 874 695 753
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £31,313 £35,875 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £58,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the North West

DNS
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in the North West.

Salary trend for DNS in the North West

DNS
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in the North West over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for DNS in the North West

DNS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Manchester +20 89 £47,500 +5.56% 17
Merseyside +13 41 £47,000 +10.59% 7
Cheshire -6 35 £43,500 -7.45% 17
Lancashire +3 17 £32,000 +6.67% 5
Cumbria -25 3 £45,000 - 1
DNS
England

DNS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (28.65%) Microsoft Exchange
2 20 (10.81%) IIS
3 16 (8.65%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.32%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.16%) CMS
5 4 (2.16%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (2.16%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.54%) Salesforce CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (63.78%) Microsoft 365
2 114 (61.62%) Azure
3 51 (27.57%) AWS
4 33 (17.84%) Entra ID
5 15 (8.11%) Power Platform
6 13 (7.03%) IaaS
7 12 (6.49%) GCP
7 12 (6.49%) PaaS
8 11 (5.95%) OneDrive
9 9 (4.86%) Amazon EKS
10 8 (4.32%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (3.78%) AWS KMS
11 7 (3.78%) Azure DevOps
11 7 (3.78%) Azure Key Vault
11 7 (3.78%) GitHub
11 7 (3.78%) GitHub Actions
11 7 (3.78%) PowerApps
12 4 (2.16%) SaaS
13 3 (1.62%) Google Kubernetes Engine
13 3 (1.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 116 (62.70%) DHCP
2 60 (32.43%) Firewall
3 55 (29.73%) WAN
4 40 (21.62%) LAN
5 39 (21.08%) TCP/IP
5 39 (21.08%) VPN
6 31 (16.76%) SSL
7 23 (12.43%) SD-WAN
8 19 (10.27%) Internet
9 17 (9.19%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (7.57%) SAN
11 13 (7.03%) BGP
12 12 (6.49%) DKIM
12 12 (6.49%) DMARC
12 12 (6.49%) iSCSI
13 11 (5.95%) Network Security
13 11 (5.95%) Wireless
14 10 (5.41%) VoIP
15 8 (4.32%) IPsec
15 8 (4.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.32%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (2.70%) MySQL
6 4 (2.16%) Power BI
6 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 47 (25.41%) Social Skills
2 14 (7.57%) Finance
3 12 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.41%) Retail
5 8 (4.32%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.62%) Legal
8 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.54%) Law
10 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (29.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (17.30%) Senior
3 26 (14.05%) Analyst
4 21 (11.35%) Network Engineer
5 20 (10.81%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 19 (10.27%) IT Engineer
6 19 (10.27%) IT Support
7 18 (9.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (8.65%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (8.11%) Lead
9 15 (8.11%) Support Engineer
10 14 (7.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 14 (7.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (6.49%) Information Analyst
11 12 (6.49%) Information Security Analyst
11 12 (6.49%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (6.49%) Security Analyst
12 10 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (5.41%) IT Technician
13 9 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.32%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (4.32%) Spring Boot
2 6 (3.24%) LDAP
3 5 (2.70%) .NET
4 2 (1.08%) JWT
4 2 (1.08%) RESTful
5 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.54%) HTML
5 1 (0.54%) jQuery
5 1 (0.54%) Laravel
5 1 (0.54%) React
5 1 (0.54%) REST
5 1 (0.54%) Tailwind CSS
5 1 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.54%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.54%) Vue
5 1 (0.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.27%) Public Cloud
2 16 (8.65%) Driving Licence
3 15 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 12 (6.49%) PMI
5 11 (5.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (5.41%) Cyberattack
6 10 (5.41%) PKI
7 8 (4.32%) Onboarding
7 8 (4.32%) Replication
8 4 (2.16%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.16%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.62%) Housing Association
10 2 (1.08%) CCTV
10 2 (1.08%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.54%) iPhone
11 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 94 (50.81%) Windows
2 60 (32.43%) Windows Server
3 35 (18.92%) Linux
4 14 (7.57%) Windows 10
4 14 (7.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (6.49%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (5.95%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (4.86%) VMS
8 8 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.70%) Android
11 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 52 (28.11%) ITIL
3 48 (25.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (19.46%) Capacity Planning
5 33 (17.84%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (14.59%) Project Management
7 26 (14.05%) Server Management
8 25 (13.51%) Customer Service
8 25 (13.51%) Migration
9 22 (11.89%) Agile
10 20 (10.81%) DevOps
10 20 (10.81%) Incident Management
11 19 (10.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (10.27%) Mentoring
12 17 (9.19%) Line Management
12 17 (9.19%) Proactive Monitoring
13 14 (7.57%) Computer Science
13 14 (7.57%) Information Security
13 14 (7.57%) SIEM
14 11 (5.95%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 14 (7.57%) SQL
3 8 (4.32%) Python
4 5 (2.70%) C#
5 3 (1.62%) Bash
5 3 (1.62%) Go
5 3 (1.62%) Ruby
6 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (12.97%) Degree
2 13 (7.03%) Azure Certification
3 12 (6.49%) PMI Certification
3 12 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.95%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.41%) AWS Certification
6 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (4.32%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.78%) CCNA
8 7 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (3.24%) CCNP
9 6 (3.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.70%) DBS Check
11 4 (2.16%) A+ Certification
11 4 (2.16%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.08%) MCSE
13 1 (0.54%) MCSA
13 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) SLA
2 7 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 128 (69.19%) Active Directory
2 30 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 26 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.16%) vSphere
6 3 (1.62%) Docker
6 3 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.54%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 34 (18.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (9.73%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 13 (7.03%) Terraform
4 12 (6.49%) Opsgenie
4 12 (6.49%) VxRail
4 12 (6.49%) ZABBIX
5 10 (5.41%) CASB
6 9 (4.86%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (3.78%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (3.24%) WSUS
9 5 (2.70%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.62%) SCCM
11 2 (1.08%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.54%) Grafana
12 1 (0.54%) Icinga
12 1 (0.54%) Nagios
12 1 (0.54%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (56.22%) Microsoft
2 53 (28.65%) VMware
3 33 (17.84%) Cisco
4 21 (11.35%) Citrix
5 17 (9.19%) SolarWinds
6 16 (8.65%) Fortinet
7 13 (7.03%) Dell
8 12 (6.49%) NetApp
8 12 (6.49%) ServiceNow
8 12 (6.49%) Veeam
9 11 (5.95%) Apple
10 9 (4.86%) CA
11 8 (4.32%) Oracle
11 8 (4.32%) Sparx
12 7 (3.78%) CyberArk
12 7 (3.78%) F5
12 7 (3.78%) Juniper
13 6 (3.24%) Meraki
14 4 (2.16%) CrowdStrike
14 4 (2.16%) Epicor