Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 60 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.95% 1.18% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 4.55% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 16
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £34,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.49% +37.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £20,263 £22,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £46,750 £44,875
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £42,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -20.24% +15.07% +4.29%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 95 132 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 14.03% 25.98% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 57 114 92
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £18,500 £28,650 £24,100
90th Percentile £48,000 £77,500 £61,225
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Worcestershire

DNS
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for DNS in Worcestershire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Salary histogram for DNS in Worcestershire

DNS
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. 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
Worcester +4 7 £40,000 +16.79%
Kidderminster - 6 £30,500 -
Malvern -18 4 £57,500 - 1
Redditch +4 2 - -
Bromsgrove -7 1 £27,500 +32.53% 2
DNS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 17 (85.00%) DHCP
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
4 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (50.00%) Office 365
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (40.00%) WAN
7 8 (40.00%) Linux
7 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 8 (40.00%) Degree
8 7 (35.00%) VLAN
8 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco
8 7 (35.00%) High Availability
8 7 (35.00%) Azure
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (30.00%) Deadline-Driven
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Migration
9 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
9 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
10 5 (25.00%) French Language
10 5 (25.00%) German Language
10 5 (25.00%) Firewall
10 5 (25.00%) Citrix
10 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Office 365
2 7 (35.00%) Azure
3 2 (10.00%) AWS
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) DHCP
2 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) VLAN
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) NAS
6 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) Network Security
8 2 (10.00%) HTTP
8 2 (10.00%) LAN
8 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (10.00%) VoIP
8 2 (10.00%) VPN
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
9 1 (5.00%) Skype
9 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) French Language
1 5 (25.00%) German Language
2 4 (20.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (10.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Cyberattack
3 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (35.00%) High Availability
2 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (30.00%) Deadline-Driven
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Antivirus Management
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (10.00%) GIAC
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SANS
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Epicor
6 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (10.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) AlienVault
7 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) NETGEAR
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.00%) RedGate
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam