Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 49 33
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16 -14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 45 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 9.96% 2.25% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.12% 12.87% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 12
Shropshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +19.27% -22.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,500 £16,175
90th Percentile £70,606 £64,750 £33,225
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% +2.94% +13.33%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 102 101 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 22.57% 17.50% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72 89 43
Shropshire median annual salary £41,628 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.12% +18.46% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,950 £22,750 £18,400
90th Percentile £56,375 £47,500 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Shropshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for DNS in Shropshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Shropshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Shropshire

DNS
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Telford +18 39 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Shrewsbury - 1 £27,500 -
DNS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 42 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (68.89%) Windows
4 25 (55.56%) SAN
5 23 (51.11%) DHCP
5 23 (51.11%) VMware
6 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
8 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (42.22%) Citrix
10 18 (40.00%) Clustering
11 17 (37.78%) NAS
12 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 15 (33.33%) Public Cloud
13 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
13 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
13 14 (31.11%) WAP
13 14 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
15 12 (26.67%) ITIL
16 11 (24.44%) Linux
16 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (24.44%) DDNS
16 11 (24.44%) SolarWinds
16 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (24.44%) WSUS
16 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.56%) Apache
4 6 (13.33%) IIS
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.22%) CMS
7 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (15.56%) Office 365
4 5 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (11.11%) IaaS
4 5 (11.11%) PaaS
4 5 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) SAN
2 23 (51.11%) DHCP
3 17 (37.78%) NAS
4 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 11 (24.44%) DDNS
6 10 (22.22%) Firewall
7 9 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (15.56%) WAN
9 5 (11.11%) VPN
10 4 (8.89%) BGP
10 4 (8.89%) ICMP
10 4 (8.89%) IPv4
10 4 (8.89%) IPv6
10 4 (8.89%) Multicast
10 4 (8.89%) OSPF
10 4 (8.89%) SSL
11 3 (6.67%) LAN
12 2 (4.44%) ADSL
12 2 (4.44%) PBX
12 2 (4.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Server Support
1 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Technical Leader
2 8 (17.78%) Technical Support
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Network Support
4 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) WAP
2 9 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) RESTful
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Clustering
2 15 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
4 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.89%) PKI
6 2 (4.44%) AS400
7 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (24.44%) Linux
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.44%) Unix
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) ITIL
3 9 (20.00%) Analytics
3 9 (20.00%) Change Management
3 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 9 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 9 (20.00%) Kanban
3 9 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (20.00%) Scrum
3 9 (20.00%) TDD
3 9 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (20.00%) Validation
3 9 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (13.33%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) MCITP
3 6 (13.33%) MCSA
3 6 (13.33%) MCSE
4 4 (8.89%) CCIE
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
4 9 (20.00%) Docker
4 9 (20.00%) UAG
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) WSUS
2 9 (20.00%) Ansible
2 9 (20.00%) Grafana
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 9 (20.00%) Puppet
2 9 (20.00%) SCCM
2 9 (20.00%) SCOM
2 9 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (51.11%) VMware
3 19 (42.22%) Citrix
4 11 (24.44%) SolarWinds
5 9 (20.00%) Splunk
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) IBM
7 2 (4.44%) McAfee
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp