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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 24 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.49% 3.32% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 17.32% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 9
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,900 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
108 127 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.72% 19.16% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 90 110 53
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (76.00%) DHCP
2 32 (64.00%) Cisco
2 32 (64.00%) Windows
3 29 (58.00%) Active Directory
4 28 (56.00%) VMware
5 26 (52.00%) Windows Server
6 20 (40.00%) Firewall
7 19 (38.00%) VPN
7 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (36.00%) WAN
8 18 (36.00%) LAN
8 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 18 (36.00%) MPLS
9 17 (34.00%) IPsec
9 17 (34.00%) OSPF
9 17 (34.00%) BGP
9 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
10 16 (32.00%) Problem Management
11 15 (30.00%) ITIL
12 14 (28.00%) Finance
13 12 (24.00%) SAN
14 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
14 11 (22.00%) Spanning Tree
14 11 (22.00%) vSphere
15 10 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (20.00%) 802.1X
15 10 (20.00%) F5
15 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (20.00%) Wi-Fi

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (76.00%) DHCP
2 20 (40.00%) Firewall
3 19 (38.00%) VPN
4 18 (36.00%) LAN
4 18 (36.00%) MPLS
4 18 (36.00%) WAN
5 17 (34.00%) BGP
5 17 (34.00%) IPsec
5 17 (34.00%) OSPF
6 12 (24.00%) SAN
7 11 (22.00%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 10 (20.00%) VPLS
8 10 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (20.00%) Wireless
9 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (18.00%) FTP
10 8 (16.00%) Internet
11 7 (14.00%) IPv4
12 6 (12.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (36.00%) Administrator
2 18 (36.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Active Directory Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Wintel Support
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Support Technician
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Technician
5 4 (8.00%) Server Support
5 4 (8.00%) Server Support Technician
5 4 (8.00%) Server Technician
5 4 (8.00%) Support Technician
5 4 (8.00%) Wintel Server Technician
6 3 (6.00%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.00%) Clustering
4 4 (8.00%) Online Banking
5 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
5 2 (4.00%) Symmetrix
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.00%) Unix
6 3 (6.00%) AIX
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) HPUX
8 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Problem Management
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (18.00%) Capacity Management
4 9 (18.00%) Network Management
5 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (14.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (12.00%) Coaching
7 6 (12.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Service Management
8 1 (2.00%) Data Security
8 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.00%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Security Management
8 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C#
1 1 (2.00%) Java
1 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
1 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.00%) CCNP
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CCDA
5 1 (2.00%) CCSA
5 1 (2.00%) CCSE
5 1 (2.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (58.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) Firmware
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) WSUS
2 4 (8.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.00%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Cisco
2 28 (56.00%) VMware
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.00%) F5
5 9 (18.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (18.00%) IBM
5 9 (18.00%) Juniper
6 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (12.00%) Avaya
8 3 (6.00%) Dell
8 3 (6.00%) HP
8 3 (6.00%) Symantec
8 3 (6.00%) Veritas
9 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.00%) EMC
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix
10 1 (2.00%) NetApp
10 1 (2.00%) Nokia
10 1 (2.00%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Peopleworks
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60,000 to £65,000 + Bonus + Excelle
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago