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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.16% 2.80% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.54% 18.97% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 4
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £29,950
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
127 58 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.10% 14.76% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 111 49 42
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (76.74%) DHCP
2 32 (74.42%) Windows
3 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
4 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
5 24 (55.81%) VMware
6 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (32.56%) Firewall
10 13 (30.23%) Finance
10 13 (30.23%) WAN
11 12 (27.91%) LAN
11 12 (27.91%) Cisco
12 11 (25.58%) IBM
13 10 (23.26%) VPN
13 10 (23.26%) Advertising
13 10 (23.26%) AS400
13 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
13 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
14 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
14 9 (20.93%) IIS
14 9 (20.93%) Internet
15 8 (18.60%) FTP
15 8 (18.60%) Clustering
16 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (13.95%) Degree
17 6 (13.95%) WSUS
17 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
17 6 (13.95%) Linux
17 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.93%) IIS
3 5 (11.63%) JBoss
3 5 (11.63%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.98%) Lync
5 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) DHCP
2 14 (32.56%) Firewall
3 13 (30.23%) WAN
4 12 (27.91%) LAN
5 10 (23.26%) VPN
6 9 (20.93%) Internet
7 8 (18.60%) FTP
8 4 (9.30%) VPLS
8 4 (9.30%) IPv4
8 4 (9.30%) IPv6
9 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (6.98%) MPLS
9 3 (6.98%) HTTP
9 3 (6.98%) VoIP
10 2 (4.65%) Wireless
10 2 (4.65%) IPsec
10 2 (4.65%) NAS
10 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Advertising
3 4 (9.30%) Welsh Language
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Technical Consultant
1 9 (20.93%) Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) AS400
2 8 (18.60%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) iSeries
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
5 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.33%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.95%) Linux
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
2 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.30%) Network Design
4 4 (9.30%) Time Management
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Line Management
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Network Management
7 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
1 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.30%) CCIE
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) MCSA
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.65%) MCTS
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
4 2 (4.65%) VCP5
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) CCENT
System Software
1 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) KVM
5 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) WSUS
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (55.81%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco
4 11 (25.58%) IBM
5 6 (13.95%) NetApp
6 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.30%) Juniper
7 4 (9.30%) HP
8 3 (6.98%) F5
8 3 (6.98%) Dell
8 3 (6.98%) McAfee
8 3 (6.98%) Google
8 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.33%) Apple
9 1 (2.33%) EMC
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
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Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago