The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for DDNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DDNS over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 199 233 202
Rank change year-on-year +34 -31  
Permanent jobs citing DDNS 11 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.065% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 0.43% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 15
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £46,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year -23.91% +50.81%  

DDNS 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 724 934 782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.35% 15.24% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 746 666
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

DDNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing DDNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DDNS in the West Midlands

DDNS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DDNS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for DDNS in the West Midlands

DDNS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DDNS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Shropshire +10 10 £35,000 +11.11%
DDNS
England

DDNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing DDNS 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DDNS.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Clustering
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) NAS
1 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) SolarWinds
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 11 (91.67%) IIS
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (33.33%) SLA
8 2 (16.67%) Office 365
9 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
9 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure

DDNS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 11 (91.67%) IIS
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) NAS
1 12 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Clustering
2 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) UML
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) SolarWinds
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft