The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 83 50
Rank change year-on-year +23 -33  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.15% 0.28% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 2.44% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 19
Median salary £30,500 £26,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.01% +7.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £24,150 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,350 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,174
% change year-on-year +1.36% +0.90%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 62 82 112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 11.88% 11.61% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 44 73 102
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +4.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,997 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,812 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for DNS in Staffordshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Staffordshire

DNS
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent +22 2 £28,750 +22.34%
Tamworth +6 2 £30,500 +1.66%
Lichfield - 2 £40,000 -
DNS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) VLAN
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
4 9 (64.29%) DHCP
5 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 7 (50.00%) Office 365
6 7 (50.00%) SNMP
6 7 (50.00%) WLAN
7 6 (42.86%) SAN
7 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (35.71%) MPLS
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (35.71%) LDAP
9 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (21.43%) Degree
10 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 3 (21.43%) NAS
10 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (14.29%) API Design
11 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) IBM Domino
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DHCP
1 9 (64.29%) VLAN
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) SNMP
3 7 (50.00%) WLAN
4 6 (42.86%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) LDAP
5 5 (35.71%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) NAS
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
7 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (14.29%) SMTP
8 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 1 (7.14%) LAN
8 1 (7.14%) VPN
8 1 (7.14%) WAN
8 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Support
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Laravel
1 2 (14.29%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.14%) Android
7 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) API Design
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) HND
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) Acronis
4 1 (7.14%) arcserve
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Cyberoam
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Proofpoint
4 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
4 1 (7.14%) Webroot