Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 38 61
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 -13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 10 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.08% 4.70% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.49% 16.78% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 2
Worcestershire median annual salary £26,000 £37,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.67% +87.50% -33.33%
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +20.00%

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 87 143 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 18.09% 27.98% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 71 137 94
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £25,500 £30,500 £25,375
90th Percentile £60,500 £51,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 £26,000 -16.13%
Bromsgrove +8 1 £23,500 -37.33% 1
Redditch - 1 £31,000 - 1
DNS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) Veeam
5 4 (40.00%) WSUS
5 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
5 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (40.00%) CRM
5 4 (40.00%) Symantec
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) Xdebug
7 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
7 2 (20.00%) CentOS
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell

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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
1 2 (20.00%) Law
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Debian
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) SFIA
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco