The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 51 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 0.53% 0.33% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 2.38% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £28,000 £23,500 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.14% +5.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,750 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,250 £25,125
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,097
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.50%  

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12 42 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 6.38% 13.77% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 77
Median salary £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Stoke-on-Trent

DNS
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for DNS in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for DNS.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) WLAN
4 6 (66.67%) SAN
4 6 (66.67%) Office 365
5 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (55.56%) MPLS
5 5 (55.56%) SNMP
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (55.56%) LDAP
6 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (33.33%) NAS
7 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (22.22%) Internet
8 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
8 2 (22.22%) Information Security

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
3 7 (77.78%) WLAN
4 6 (66.67%) SAN
5 5 (55.56%) LDAP
5 5 (55.56%) MPLS
5 5 (55.56%) SNMP
6 3 (33.33%) NAS
7 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
8 1 (11.11%) Firewall
8 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
8 1 (11.11%) LAN
8 1 (11.11%) VPN
8 1 (11.11%) WAN
8 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ICT Support
4 1 (11.11%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) ICT Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) HND
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle