The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 91 96
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 66 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.56% 2.07% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.37% 11.90% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 65 39 31
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
DNS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
295 353 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 15.92% 17.43% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 256 311 208
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DNS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

DNS Salary Trend in Bristol

DNS
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Bristol

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 74 (71.84%) Windows
2 73 (70.87%) Microsoft
3 67 (65.05%) DHCP
4 58 (56.31%) Active Directory
5 48 (46.60%) MS Exchange
6 45 (43.69%) TCP/IP
7 43 (41.75%) VMware
8 39 (37.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (32.04%) Firewall
11 30 (29.13%) MS Excel
12 29 (28.16%) Intel Security
12 29 (28.16%) Windows Server
13 27 (26.21%) Security Cleared
14 26 (25.24%) SC Cleared
15 25 (24.27%) Cisco
15 25 (24.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (21.36%) Linux
16 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (20.39%) Windows 2000
17 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (19.42%) Windows 8
18 20 (19.42%) A+ Certification
18 20 (19.42%) Cisco Certification
18 20 (19.42%) VPN
19 19 (18.45%) SAN
19 19 (18.45%) McAfee ePO
20 18 (17.48%) Network Architecture
20 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (17.48%) Network+ Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (46.60%) MS Exchange
2 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (16.50%) Skype for Business
4 15 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2000
4 15 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (8.74%) IIS
5 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.97%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (29.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.48%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (65.05%) DHCP
2 45 (43.69%) TCP/IP
3 33 (32.04%) Firewall
4 20 (19.42%) VPN
5 19 (18.45%) SAN
6 16 (15.53%) LAN
7 13 (12.62%) WAN
8 10 (9.71%) HTTP
8 10 (9.71%) NAS
8 10 (9.71%) VoIP
9 9 (8.74%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (8.74%) FTP
9 9 (8.74%) SSL
10 8 (7.77%) MPLS
11 7 (6.80%) Network Security
12 6 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (5.83%) OSPF
13 5 (4.85%) EIGRP
13 5 (4.85%) Internet
13 5 (4.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (12.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.88%) Legal
3 2 (1.94%) Advertising
3 2 (1.94%) Billing
3 2 (1.94%) Electronics
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (21.36%) Support Engineer
2 17 (16.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) 1st Line Support
4 12 (11.65%) IT Support
5 11 (10.68%) IT Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) Network Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Security Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Administrator
8 7 (6.80%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.83%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Architect
10 5 (4.85%) SIEM Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) Web Services
2 1 (0.97%) .NET
2 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
1 8 (7.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.80%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.85%) Clustering
4 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.88%) SCADA
6 3 (2.91%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.91%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (2.91%) Replication
7 2 (1.94%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.94%) PKI
7 2 (1.94%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.94%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.97%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (71.84%) Windows
2 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (28.16%) Windows Server
4 22 (21.36%) Linux
4 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (20.39%) Windows 2000
5 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (19.42%) Windows 8
7 16 (15.53%) Windows XP
8 15 (14.56%) Windows 10
9 11 (10.68%) Windows Vista
10 7 (6.80%) CentOS
10 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.88%) Unix
12 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.97%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) Network Architecture
2 14 (13.59%) Identity Management
2 14 (13.59%) SIEM
3 13 (12.62%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (11.65%) ITIL
5 11 (10.68%) Mentoring
5 11 (10.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (7.77%) Workflow
7 6 (5.83%) Service Management
8 5 (4.85%) Computer Forensics
8 5 (4.85%) ITSM
8 5 (4.85%) Project Management
8 5 (4.85%) TOGAF
8 5 (4.85%) Validation
9 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.88%) Data Security
9 4 (3.88%) MODAF
9 4 (3.88%) SysML
9 4 (3.88%) Time Management
9 4 (3.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.88%) Python
3 3 (2.91%) Perl
4 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (26.21%) Security Cleared
2 26 (25.24%) SC Cleared
3 25 (24.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (19.42%) A+ Certification
4 20 (19.42%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (17.48%) Network+ Certification
6 17 (16.50%) MCSE
7 16 (15.53%) CCNA
8 11 (10.68%) Degree
9 8 (7.77%) MCITP
9 8 (7.77%) MCP
9 8 (7.77%) MCSA
9 8 (7.77%) MCTS
10 7 (6.80%) CCNP
11 5 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (3.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (3.88%) VCP4
12 4 (3.88%) VCP5
13 2 (1.94%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (1.94%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) GPG13
2 6 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (56.31%) Active Directory
2 39 (37.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (16.50%) vSphere
4 14 (13.59%) VMware ESX
5 11 (10.68%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.85%) XenApp
7 4 (3.88%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (3.88%) ISA Server
7 4 (3.88%) UAG
7 4 (3.88%) vCloud
7 4 (3.88%) XenServer
8 2 (1.94%) NFS
8 2 (1.94%) Snort
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (18.45%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (13.59%) NetBackup
3 13 (12.62%) Backup Exec
4 12 (11.65%) SCCM
5 11 (10.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (7.77%) QRadar
6 8 (7.77%) RSA Archer
7 6 (5.83%) SCOM
8 4 (3.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (3.88%) MOM
8 4 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (2.91%) AirWatch
9 3 (2.91%) RSA Security Analytics
9 3 (2.91%) WSUS
10 1 (0.97%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.97%) RSA enVision
10 1 (0.97%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.97%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 73 (70.87%) Microsoft
2 43 (41.75%) VMware
3 29 (28.16%) Intel Security
4 25 (24.27%) Cisco
5 14 (13.59%) HP
6 12 (11.65%) Symantec
7 8 (7.77%) ArcSight
7 8 (7.77%) Citrix
8 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.83%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.83%) Dell
9 6 (5.83%) Juniper
10 5 (4.85%) Avaya
10 5 (4.85%) EMC
10 5 (4.85%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.88%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.88%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.88%) Infoblox
11 4 (3.88%) NetApp
11 4 (3.88%) Sophos
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 15% Bouns + Bens
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Posted: 11 days ago
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CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: £25-30,000 + £4k Car Allowance
Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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