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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 64 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 8 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.89% 0.91% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 8.33% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 10
Median salary £29,500 £24,250 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.64% +18.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £18,250 £18,725
10% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £34,000 £21,600
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,689
% change year-on-year +2.66% +2.21%  

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 54 72 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 12.77% 10.96% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 46 68 88
Median salary £29,500 £34,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.49% +1.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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
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 29 March 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 +10 8 £29,500 +18.00% 1
DNS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 17 (77.27%) VMware
4 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
5 16 (72.73%) VLAN
5 16 (72.73%) DHCP
6 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
6 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
9 11 (50.00%) Office 365
10 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
10 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (45.45%) Firewall
11 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
12 8 (36.36%) MS Office
12 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
12 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (31.82%) Migration
13 7 (31.82%) Cisco
14 6 (27.27%) WLAN
15 5 (22.73%) IIS
15 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (22.73%) SAN
15 5 (22.73%) Terminal Services
15 5 (22.73%) Site Server
15 5 (22.73%) arcserve
15 5 (22.73%) Intel Security
15 5 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus

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 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) Site Server
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) CloudStack
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DHCP
1 16 (72.73%) VLAN
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) WLAN
4 5 (22.73%) SAN
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) LDAP
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) SNMP
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) NAS
6 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (4.55%) BGP
8 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.55%) FTP
8 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
8 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) GDB
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) GitLab
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 5 (22.73%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
1 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Technical Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Technical Support
1 5 (22.73%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
6 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Android
7 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.55%) Unix
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Server Building
2 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.55%) People Management
6 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Go
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 5 (22.73%) Terminal Services
5 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 3 (13.64%) XenServer
6 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.55%) Ceph
7 1 (4.55%) KVM
7 1 (4.55%) Varnish
7 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Grafana
2 1 (4.55%) Graphite
2 1 (4.55%) Icinga
2 1 (4.55%) Kibana
2 1 (4.55%) logstash
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) Acronis
4 5 (22.73%) arcserve
4 5 (22.73%) Cyberoam
4 5 (22.73%) Intel Security
4 5 (22.73%) Kaspersky
4 5 (22.73%) Proofpoint
4 5 (22.73%) SonicWALL
4 5 (22.73%) Sophos
4 5 (22.73%) Symantec
4 5 (22.73%) WatchGuard
4 5 (22.73%) Webroot
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago