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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 66 56 87
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +31
Permanent jobs citing DNS 50 60 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.76% 3.77% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.92% 22.81% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 22
Average salary £32,000 £36,500 £34,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.32% +5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £56,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
251 263 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.87% 16.53% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 215 212 205
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,060 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Bristol

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 86 (95.56%) Windows
2 59 (65.56%) VMware
3 57 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 51 (56.67%) DHCP
5 50 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (52.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (52.22%) Microsoft
7 45 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 41 (45.56%) VMware ESX
9 37 (41.11%) MS Exchange
10 36 (40.00%) Firewall
10 36 (40.00%) Windows 7
11 33 (36.67%) VPN
11 33 (36.67%) SQL Server
12 31 (34.44%) vSphere
13 28 (31.11%) Windows XP
13 28 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (28.89%) Linux
15 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
16 24 (26.67%) SAN
16 24 (26.67%) IIS
17 21 (23.33%) MySQL
17 21 (23.33%) SMTP
18 20 (22.22%) Windows Vista
18 20 (22.22%) Windows 8
19 19 (21.11%) HTML
19 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
20 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
21 17 (18.89%) MCSE

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 37 (41.11%) MS Exchange
2 25 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (26.67%) IIS
4 14 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (12.22%) Lync
6 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
7 7 (7.78%) Tomcat
8 6 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
10 4 (4.44%) Apache
11 2 (2.22%) ColdFusion
11 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (2.22%) nginx
12 1 (1.11%) WorkSite
12 1 (1.11%) TeamSite
12 1 (1.11%) CMS
12 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.22%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (56.67%) DHCP
2 45 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 36 (40.00%) Firewall
4 33 (36.67%) VPN
5 24 (26.67%) SAN
6 21 (23.33%) SMTP
7 17 (18.89%) LAN
7 17 (18.89%) HTTP
8 13 (14.44%) VoIP
9 11 (12.22%) WAN
9 11 (12.22%) IPsec
10 10 (11.11%) PPTP
10 10 (11.11%) ISDN
11 8 (8.89%) H.323
11 8 (8.89%) Network Security
12 5 (5.56%) NAS
12 5 (5.56%) LDAP
12 5 (5.56%) Ethernet
12 5 (5.56%) Wireless
13 4 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.33%) MySQL
3 8 (8.89%) Big Data
4 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Subversion
2 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.22%) Hudson
3 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.22%) Back Office
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
4 3 (3.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 18 (20.00%) Administrator
2 16 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 11 (12.22%) Windows Administrator
3 11 (12.22%) Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.89%) Network Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Trainer
9 4 (4.44%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) IT Trainer
9 4 (4.44%) Web Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.11%) HTML
2 17 (18.89%) XML
3 5 (5.56%) Software Packaging
4 4 (4.44%) COM
5 3 (3.33%) Middleware
6 2 (2.22%) Web Services
6 2 (2.22%) .NET
6 2 (2.22%) jQuery
7 1 (1.11%) CSS
7 1 (1.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.78%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 5 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.33%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.22%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) iPhone
7 1 (1.11%) iPad
7 1 (1.11%) DataPower
7 1 (1.11%) Clustering
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 86 (95.56%) Windows
2 47 (52.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 28 (31.11%) Windows XP
5 26 (28.89%) Linux
6 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (22.22%) Windows Vista
7 20 (22.22%) Windows 8
8 10 (11.11%) Windows 2000
9 6 (6.67%) Mac OS X
10 5 (5.56%) CentOS
10 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.33%) UNIX
12 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.22%) Android
12 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.33%) ITIL
2 10 (11.11%) Identity Management
2 10 (11.11%) CRM
2 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 9 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.89%) DNA
4 8 (8.89%) High Availability
5 7 (7.78%) Service Management
5 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.44%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.44%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.44%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.44%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) Java
3 5 (5.56%) PHP
4 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) Perl
5 2 (2.22%) VBScript
5 2 (2.22%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (18.89%) MCSE
4 14 (15.56%) Degree
5 10 (11.11%) MCSA
6 9 (10.00%) MCTS
7 8 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
8 7 (7.78%) MCITP
8 7 (7.78%) MCP
9 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.33%) CCNP
10 3 (3.33%) CCNA
10 3 (3.33%) CCA
10 3 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.11%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.11%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.11%) CCENT
11 1 (1.11%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) COBIT
3 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 57 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 50 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (45.56%) VMware ESX
4 31 (34.44%) vSphere
5 9 (10.00%) Terminal Services
6 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.22%) NFS
9 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.22%) Samba
9 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
10 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) Backup Exec
2 11 (12.22%) Nagios
3 9 (10.00%) SCCM
4 8 (8.89%) NetBackup
4 8 (8.89%) logstash
5 7 (7.78%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (7.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (6.67%) Puppet
7 5 (5.56%) WSUS
8 3 (3.33%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Plesk
Vendors
1 59 (65.56%) VMware
2 47 (52.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.00%) Cisco
4 8 (8.89%) Citrix
4 8 (8.89%) SolarWinds
5 7 (7.78%) McAfee
5 7 (7.78%) Symantec
6 6 (6.67%) Oracle
7 5 (5.56%) Apple
8 4 (4.44%) HP
8 4 (4.44%) Dell
9 3 (3.33%) Juniper
9 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.22%) IronPort
10 2 (2.22%) Akamai
10 2 (2.22%) F5
11 1 (1.11%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.11%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.11%) IBM
11 1 (1.11%) EMC
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago