Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 49 58
Rank change year-on-year -40 +9 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 1 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.54% 0.32% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.60% 3.13% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - £55,000 £32,000
Median % change year-on-year - +71.88% +16.36%
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.71%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 87 32 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.77% 10.22% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 54
10th Percentile £25,000 " £23,000
25th Percentile £35,500 £36,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,750 £46,250 £33,500
Median % change year-on-year +40.00% +38.06% +9.84%
75th Percentile £77,500 £52,813 £44,688
90th Percentile £78,750 £55,625 £63,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Northern Ireland

DNS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for DNS in Northern Ireland

DNS
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
County Armagh - 3 - -
County Antrim - 1 - - 2
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for DNS.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) CCTV
2 3 (75.00%) Facilities Management
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) AWS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Kong
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Telnet
3 1 (25.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Production Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) CCTV
1 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Facilities Management
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow