The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 46 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.24% 1.84% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.11% 9.38% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 8
Average salary £31,500 £33,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.97% +36.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,700 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
DNS
South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 96 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.45% 19.59% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 111 80 68
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

DNS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

DNS Salary Trend in Cardiff

DNS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 29 (72.50%) DHCP
5 28 (70.00%) VMware
6 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (42.50%) IIS
9 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
11 11 (27.50%) Finance
12 10 (25.00%) IBM
13 9 (22.50%) Advertising
14 8 (20.00%) AS400
14 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
14 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
15 7 (17.50%) WSUS
15 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
15 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
16 6 (15.00%) Clustering
16 6 (15.00%) Internet
16 6 (15.00%) NetApp
16 6 (15.00%) Linux
16 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (12.50%) JBoss
17 5 (12.50%) Apache
17 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
17 5 (12.50%) WebLogic

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 17 (42.50%) IIS
2 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) JBoss
3 5 (12.50%) Apache
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.50%) Lync
5 3 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) Office 365
3 3 (7.50%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.00%) SaaS
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) DHCP
2 6 (15.00%) Internet
3 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 5 (12.50%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) VPN
4 4 (10.00%) LAN
5 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) VPLS
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) FTP
6 2 (5.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.50%) PPP
7 1 (2.50%) RIP
7 1 (2.50%) SNMP
7 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.50%) IPv4
7 1 (2.50%) IPv6
7 1 (2.50%) SAN
7 1 (2.50%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Advertising
3 4 (10.00%) Welsh Language
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Wintel Engineer
1 9 (22.50%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Server Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Server Support
6 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Junior
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) AS400
2 6 (15.00%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) iSeries
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Line Management
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Network Design
5 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Network Management
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) MCSA
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) MCTS
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) XenServer
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) WSUS
2 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (70.00%) VMware
3 10 (25.00%) IBM
4 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
5 6 (15.00%) NetApp
6 5 (12.50%) HP
6 5 (12.50%) McAfee
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
8 2 (5.00%) Google
9 1 (2.50%) F5
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) Avaya
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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