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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 44 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 25 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.97% 2.98% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 12.78% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 7
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +80.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
135 133 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.46% 23.29% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 126 116 69
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £70,000 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) VMware
3 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
4 22 (56.41%) DHCP
5 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (51.28%) Firewall
7 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
8 16 (41.03%) IIS
9 15 (38.46%) Cisco
9 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (28.21%) SAN
11 11 (28.21%) LAN
11 11 (28.21%) WAN
12 10 (25.64%) SQL
13 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
14 8 (20.51%) Finance
14 8 (20.51%) Linux
14 8 (20.51%) Internet
14 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
16 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
16 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
16 6 (15.38%) VPN
16 6 (15.38%) Citrix
16 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 5 (12.82%) SaaS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (41.03%) IIS
2 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (10.26%) Apache
5 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
6 3 (7.69%) CMS
6 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 3 (7.69%) Commerce Server
7 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) SaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) DHCP
2 20 (51.28%) Firewall
3 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
4 11 (28.21%) SAN
4 11 (28.21%) LAN
4 11 (28.21%) WAN
5 8 (20.51%) Internet
6 6 (15.38%) VPN
7 4 (10.26%) Wireless
7 4 (10.26%) BGP
7 4 (10.26%) VLAN
7 4 (10.26%) NAS
7 4 (10.26%) tcpdump
8 3 (7.69%) FTP
8 3 (7.69%) HTTP
9 2 (5.13%) MPLS
9 2 (5.13%) OSPF
9 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (5.13%) IPsec
9 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) French Language
2 3 (7.69%) German Language
2 3 (7.69%) Italian Language
2 3 (7.69%) Spanish Language
2 3 (7.69%) Welsh Language
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Server Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Server Support
4 5 (12.82%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Provisioning Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) AS400
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) iSeries
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.51%) Linux
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.82%) UNIX
6 3 (7.69%) Debian
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.69%) Change Management
4 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
5 2 (5.13%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.56%) Coaching
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.56%) Network Management
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) Network Design
6 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) AWK
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) CCNA
3 4 (10.26%) MCP
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.13%) CCNP
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) VCP5
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.56%) CCENT
6 1 (2.56%) VCP4
6 1 (2.56%) MCTS
6 1 (2.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.56%) WSUS
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) VMware
2 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 15 (38.46%) Cisco
4 6 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (10.26%) NetApp
6 3 (7.69%) IBM
6 3 (7.69%) HP
6 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.13%) JBoss
8 1 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (2.56%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) Intel
8 1 (2.56%) Nokia
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.56%) Apple
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) Google
8 1 (2.56%) F5
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) Juniper