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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 43 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.11% 4.16% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.56% 18.49% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 21
Average salary £39,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.80% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £38,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
156 146 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.53% 22.50% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 146 138 116
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 53 (84.13%) Windows
2 48 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 47 (74.60%) Microsoft
3 47 (74.60%) DHCP
4 45 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (68.25%) VMware
5 43 (68.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (50.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (44.44%) Finance
8 18 (28.57%) IIS
9 17 (26.98%) IBM
10 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
11 12 (19.05%) SLA
11 12 (19.05%) Cisco
11 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
11 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
12 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (17.46%) SolarWinds
12 11 (17.46%) Firewall
12 11 (17.46%) LAN
12 11 (17.46%) WAN
12 11 (17.46%) Internet
12 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
13 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (15.87%) MPLS
13 10 (15.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (15.87%) Advertising
14 8 (12.70%) OSPF

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (28.57%) IIS
2 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (15.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.17%) JBoss
6 2 (3.17%) Apache
6 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.59%) Lync
7 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (74.60%) DHCP
2 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
3 11 (17.46%) LAN
3 11 (17.46%) WAN
3 11 (17.46%) Internet
3 11 (17.46%) Firewall
4 10 (15.87%) MPLS
5 8 (12.70%) OSPF
6 7 (11.11%) BGP
6 7 (11.11%) IPsec
7 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (7.94%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (7.94%) VPN
8 4 (6.35%) IPv4
8 4 (6.35%) EIGRP
8 4 (6.35%) FTP
8 4 (6.35%) Wireless
8 4 (6.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.35%) VPLS
9 3 (4.76%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Advertising
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 27 (42.86%) Administrator
2 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Server Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Server Support
4 9 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (12.70%) Server Support Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Support Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Support
8 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Operations Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.59%) DTV
3 1 (1.59%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 53 (84.13%) Windows
2 45 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (68.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.52%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) UNIX
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.59%) AIX
6 1 (1.59%) HPUX
6 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 7 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (4.76%) Network Management
4 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.76%) ITIL
4 3 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (3.17%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (1.59%) Coaching
6 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.59%) Project Management
6 1 (1.59%) Data Security
6 1 (1.59%) Security Management
6 1 (1.59%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.59%) Network Design
6 1 (1.59%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.59%) VB
3 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.35%) CCNA
3 3 (4.76%) CCNP
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CCSA
5 1 (1.59%) CCSE
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.59%) VCP5
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 32 (50.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) XenApp
3 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) WSUS
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) Microsoft
2 43 (68.25%) VMware
3 17 (26.98%) IBM
4 12 (19.05%) Cisco
5 11 (17.46%) SolarWinds
6 5 (7.94%) F5
6 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.35%) Juniper
8 3 (4.76%) Citrix
9 2 (3.17%) NetApp
9 2 (3.17%) HP
10 1 (1.59%) Dell
10 1 (1.59%) EMC
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle
10 1 (1.59%) SAP
10 1 (1.59%) Nokia
10 1 (1.59%) Avaya
10 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.59%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.59%) Veeam
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Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 55k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,500 to £25,500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
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CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 25 days ago