The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 85 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 40 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.98% 1.66% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.40% 11.95% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 28
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
351 251 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.36% 13.86% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 210 197 257
Average salary £38,800 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.36% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
South West

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 18 April 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Bristol

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 67 (78.82%) Windows
2 58 (68.24%) Active Directory
3 56 (65.88%) Firewall
4 47 (55.29%) Microsoft
5 39 (45.88%) TCP/IP
6 36 (42.35%) DHCP
7 33 (38.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (37.65%) Windows 7
9 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (36.47%) VMware
10 30 (35.29%) VPN
10 30 (35.29%) LAN
11 29 (34.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (31.76%) HTTP
13 26 (30.59%) Telecoms
14 24 (28.24%) SMTP
14 24 (28.24%) VMware ESX
15 23 (27.06%) Wireless
16 22 (25.88%) WAN
16 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
16 22 (25.88%) Linux
16 22 (25.88%) MS Excel
16 22 (25.88%) SQL Server
17 21 (24.71%) ITIL
18 20 (23.53%) MySQL
19 19 (22.35%) Degree
20 18 (21.18%) HTML
20 18 (21.18%) ISDN
21 17 (20.00%) MCSE
21 17 (20.00%) Ethernet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.82%) IIS
3 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.88%) Apache
5 3 (3.53%) Drupal
5 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.18%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (25.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (65.88%) Firewall
2 39 (45.88%) TCP/IP
3 36 (42.35%) DHCP
4 30 (35.29%) VPN
4 30 (35.29%) LAN
5 27 (31.76%) HTTP
6 24 (28.24%) SMTP
7 23 (27.06%) Wireless
8 22 (25.88%) WAN
9 18 (21.18%) ISDN
10 17 (20.00%) Ethernet
11 15 (17.65%) SAN
12 13 (15.29%) DWDM
12 13 (15.29%) MPLS
12 13 (15.29%) IPsec
13 12 (14.12%) Frame Relay
13 12 (14.12%) xDSL
13 12 (14.12%) Structured Cabling
13 12 (14.12%) VPLS
14 11 (12.94%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (23.53%) MySQL
3 4 (4.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (30.59%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.76%) Back Office
3 9 (10.59%) Finance
4 6 (7.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Military
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Administrator
2 20 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Technical Support
5 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 7 (8.24%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.24%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.71%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) HTML
2 15 (17.65%) XML
3 5 (5.88%) POSIX
4 3 (3.53%) HTML5
4 3 (3.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 6 (7.06%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Open Source
6 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.18%) PDA
6 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (78.82%) Windows
2 32 (37.65%) Windows 7
3 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (25.88%) Linux
5 11 (12.94%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.71%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) CRM
2 12 (14.12%) SIEM
2 12 (14.12%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (14.12%) Load Balancing
2 12 (14.12%) Strategic Planning
3 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.41%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.88%) Network Management
6 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.71%) DNA
7 4 (4.71%) High Availability
7 4 (4.71%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (3.53%) Email Management
8 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.35%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.18%) Cyber Security
10 1 (1.18%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.18%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) Python
3 6 (7.06%) C
3 6 (7.06%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) Ruby
5 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (38.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (22.35%) Degree
3 17 (20.00%) MCSE
3 17 (20.00%) MCTS
4 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (11.76%) CCNA
5 10 (11.76%) MCITP
6 9 (10.59%) MCSA
7 8 (9.41%) MCP
7 8 (9.41%) CCNP
7 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (5.88%) CCA
8 5 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.35%) HNC
10 2 (2.35%) HND
11 1 (1.18%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 58 (68.24%) Active Directory
2 29 (34.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (28.24%) VMware ESX
4 16 (18.82%) Hyper-V
5 10 (11.76%) vSphere
6 5 (5.88%) Varnish
7 3 (3.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.35%) NFS
8 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Nagios
2 7 (8.24%) Puppet
2 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.88%) HAProxy
4 3 (3.53%) SCCM
4 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.53%) DameWare
5 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 47 (55.29%) Microsoft
2 31 (36.47%) VMware
3 17 (20.00%) Cisco
4 11 (12.94%) Juniper
5 10 (11.76%) Citrix
6 8 (9.41%) Fortinet
7 7 (8.24%) Meru Networks
8 6 (7.06%) Oracle
9 5 (5.88%) HP
9 5 (5.88%) Apple
10 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.71%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.53%) Dell
12 2 (2.35%) McAfee
12 2 (2.35%) Websense
12 2 (2.35%) Veritas
12 2 (2.35%) IBM
12 2 (2.35%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.18%) F5
13 1 (1.18%) Avaya
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Ovo Energy
Salary: Up to £45,000, dependent on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 24 days ago