Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 67 43
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.73% 1.31% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.29% 11.11% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +33.33% +6.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £39,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £28,750 £40,000 £31,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 70 54 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.95% 11.76% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 32
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £51,000 £49,375
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Northern Ireland

DNS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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 17 October 2018. 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 Antrim +6 3 £27,500 -31.25%
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) vRealize
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) ThinApp
3 1 (33.33%) Wyse
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp

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 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) ThinApp
1 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Ivanti
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse