DNS Jobs in the West Midlands

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > West Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 83 160 92
Rank change year-on-year +77 -68 +18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 154 128 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.84% 1.75% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.70% 12.85% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 133 117 221
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -8.54%
75th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £57,000 £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands

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

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 922 996 1,061
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.02% 13.62% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 802 583 738
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,425
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -9.33%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £55,188
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £49,500 £51,918 £51,000
% change year-on-year -4.66% +1.80% +2.00%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the West Midlands

DNS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for DNS in the West Midlands

DNS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

Salary histogram for DNS in the West Midlands

DNS
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 DNS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +37 51 £50,000 +33.33% 12
Coventry +54 26 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Staffordshire -8 18 £42,500 +32.81% 8
Wednesbury +1 13 £30,000 +36.36%
Worcestershire -25 12 £42,500 +7.21% 8
Shropshire -1 7 £40,000 +50.94%
Wolverhampton +22 5 £21,500 -59.05% 2
Warwickshire +64 4 £27,500 -33.33% 5
Solihull +2 3 £27,000 -3.57% 5
Dudley - 2 £24,500 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £33,750 -
Herefordshire +6 1 £32,500 -23.53%
Halesowen -8 1 £30,000 -10.45% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 82 (53.25%) Microsoft Exchange
2 34 (22.08%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.55%) IIS
4 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 96 (62.34%) Microsoft 365
2 91 (59.09%) Azure
3 57 (37.01%) Entra ID
4 28 (18.18%) AWS
5 9 (5.84%) OneDrive
6 5 (3.25%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (3.25%) Google Workspace
6 5 (3.25%) IaaS
6 5 (3.25%) Power Platform
7 4 (2.60%) Azure App Service
7 4 (2.60%) GCP
8 3 (1.95%) Azure Sentinel
9 2 (1.30%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.30%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.30%) Matillion
9 2 (1.30%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.30%) OpenDNS
9 2 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (86.36%) DHCP
2 63 (40.91%) Firewall
3 49 (31.82%) TCP/IP
4 31 (20.13%) WAN
5 30 (19.48%) LAN
6 23 (14.94%) VPN
6 23 (14.94%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (13.64%) SAN
7 21 (13.64%) Wireless
8 19 (12.34%) VLAN
9 17 (11.04%) HTTP
10 15 (9.74%) SMTP
11 13 (8.44%) SSL
12 12 (7.79%) FTP
12 12 (7.79%) SNMP
12 12 (7.79%) SSH
12 12 (7.79%) Telnet
13 10 (6.49%) SD-WAN
13 10 (6.49%) WLAN
14 8 (5.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.95%) Power BI
3 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (20.13%) Social Skills
2 15 (9.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 12 (7.79%) Finance
4 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.49%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.25%) Law
7 4 (2.60%) Legal
7 4 (2.60%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.60%) Retail
8 3 (1.95%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.30%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.65%) Automotive
10 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (25.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (22.08%) IT Engineer
3 33 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 26 (16.88%) Analyst
5 24 (15.58%) Senior
6 22 (14.29%) IT Support
7 18 (11.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (11.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (9.74%) IT Support Engineer
10 14 (9.09%) Network Engineer
10 14 (9.09%) Support Analyst
11 12 (7.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 12 (7.79%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (7.14%) Service Analyst
12 11 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 10 (6.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) .NET
2 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.30%) JWT
2 2 (1.30%) LAMP
2 2 (1.30%) RESTful
2 2 (1.30%) V-Ray
3 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.79%) EFT
3 10 (6.49%) Driving Licence
4 9 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.90%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (3.25%) Clustering
6 5 (3.25%) PKI
7 4 (2.60%) IoT
7 4 (2.60%) Onboarding
7 4 (2.60%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.95%) Team-Oriented Environment
8 3 (1.95%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) CCTV
10 1 (0.65%) CMDB
10 1 (0.65%) Replication
10 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 118 (76.62%) Windows
2 83 (53.90%) Windows Server
3 27 (17.53%) Windows Server 2016
4 23 (14.94%) Windows 10
4 23 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (14.94%) Windows Server 2019
5 11 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 8 (5.19%) Linux
7 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (25.97%) ITIL
3 35 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (11.69%) High Availability
5 15 (9.74%) Change Management
5 15 (9.74%) Customer Service
6 14 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (8.44%) ERP
8 12 (7.79%) Server Patching
9 10 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.49%) Edge Virtualization
9 10 (6.49%) Performance Optimisation
9 10 (6.49%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.84%) B2B
10 9 (5.84%) Change Control
10 9 (5.84%) Migration
10 9 (5.84%) Service Management
11 8 (5.19%) Communications Security
11 8 (5.19%) Customer Experience
11 8 (5.19%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.52%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.90%) SQL
3 5 (3.25%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.30%) C#
5 2 (1.30%) PHP
6 1 (0.65%) C++
6 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.69%) Degree
3 13 (8.44%) A+ Certification
4 12 (7.79%) CCNA
4 12 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.49%) MCSA
6 9 (5.84%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (5.19%) MCSE
8 4 (2.60%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.95%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.30%) MCP
11 1 (0.65%) CCENT
11 1 (0.65%) CCNP
11 1 (0.65%) HNC
11 1 (0.65%) HND
11 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.65%) SANS
11 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.95%) GDPR
System Software
1 127 (82.47%) Active Directory
2 41 (26.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (23.38%) Hyper-V
4 18 (11.69%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.55%) XenApp
5 7 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.60%) vSphere
9 3 (1.95%) Docker
9 3 (1.95%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.30%) pfSense
10 2 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.65%) Firmware
11 1 (0.65%) NFS
11 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 42 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 24 (15.58%) SCCM
3 13 (8.44%) vCenter Server
4 7 (4.55%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (3.25%) EdgeSight
6 4 (2.60%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.60%) SCOM
6 4 (2.60%) WSUS
7 3 (1.95%) Autotask
7 3 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.95%) Nagios
7 3 (1.95%) Terraform
8 2 (1.30%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.65%) Icinga
9 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 122 (79.22%) Microsoft
2 74 (48.05%) VMware
3 32 (20.78%) Cisco
4 29 (18.83%) Citrix
5 19 (12.34%) Veeam
6 17 (11.04%) HP
7 15 (9.74%) Juniper
8 14 (9.09%) Apple
9 12 (7.79%) Aruba
9 12 (7.79%) Globalscape
10 10 (6.49%) Fortinet
10 10 (6.49%) Sophos
11 7 (4.55%) Dell
11 7 (4.55%) Draytek
11 7 (4.55%) Mitel
11 7 (4.55%) Nimble Storage
11 7 (4.55%) Zerto
12 6 (3.90%) Meraki
12 6 (3.90%) SonicWALL
12 6 (3.90%) WatchGuard