Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 65 77
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 33 39 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.44% 3.32% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.58% 23.64% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 12
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £26,750 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.32% +4.62% +18.18%
10th Percentile £21,050 £21,500 £22,035
90th Percentile £36,800 £43,750 £52,413
North East median annual salary £26,750 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -21.32% +4.62% +18.18%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 199 165 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.75% 14.07% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 177 139 69
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +14.93% +11.67%
10th Percentile £22,200 £21,500 £20,900
90th Percentile £51,750 £67,000 £53,237
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for DNS in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary histogram for DNS in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 31 £25,000 -28.57% 3
North Shields - 3 £26,250 - 1
DNS
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for DNS.

1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) DHCP
2 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
3 28 (84.85%) VMware
4 25 (75.76%) Windows Server
5 24 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (66.67%) MS Exchange
7 20 (60.61%) SMTP
8 19 (57.58%) SAN
9 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
10 16 (48.48%) Firewall
11 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
11 15 (45.45%) Cisco
11 15 (45.45%) ITIL
11 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
12 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (39.39%) Office 365
12 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
13 12 (36.36%) VLAN
13 12 (36.36%) WAN
13 12 (36.36%) Citrix
13 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (33.33%) IPFIX
14 11 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (33.33%) SNMP
15 10 (30.30%) LAN
15 10 (30.30%) XenApp
16 9 (27.27%) DFS Replication
16 9 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (27.27%) WAP

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 22 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.06%) iPlanet
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (39.39%) Office 365
2 9 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) DHCP
2 20 (60.61%) SMTP
3 19 (57.58%) SAN
4 16 (48.48%) Firewall
5 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 12 (36.36%) VLAN
6 12 (36.36%) WAN
7 11 (33.33%) IPFIX
7 11 (33.33%) SNMP
8 10 (30.30%) LAN
9 9 (27.27%) WLAN
10 8 (24.24%) VoIP
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (21.21%) NAS
12 4 (12.12%) DMZ
12 4 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (12.12%) VPN
13 2 (6.06%) FCoE
13 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
13 2 (6.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) IT Technician
4 4 (12.12%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Server Support
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) WAP
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.03%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.03%) CESG
4 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.21%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) CentOS
6 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
7 3 (9.09%) Unix
8 2 (6.06%) AIX
8 2 (6.06%) HPUX
8 2 (6.06%) Solaris
8 2 (6.06%) SUSE
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Patch Management
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.12%) Change Control
4 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.12%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 4 (12.12%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) OpenUP
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.06%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.06%) C-shell
2 2 (6.06%) Korn
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) OCA
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (15.15%) CCNA
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.03%) CISM
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) CITP
4 1 (3.03%) IISP
4 1 (3.03%) ISSAP
4 1 (3.03%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
2 24 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 10 (30.30%) XenApp
5 9 (27.27%) DFS Replication
6 2 (6.06%) KVM
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (6.06%) Samba
6 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 9 (27.27%) WSUS
3 2 (6.06%) OpenView
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.03%) SCSM
4 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) VMware
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco
4 12 (36.36%) Citrix
5 9 (27.27%) Veritas
6 7 (21.21%) arcserve
6 7 (21.21%) CA
6 7 (21.21%) Sophos
6 7 (21.21%) Symantec
6 7 (21.21%) Veeam
7 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.06%) Cognos
8 2 (6.06%) F5
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Opsware
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) PlateSpin
8 2 (6.06%) Sun