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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 55 58 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -28
Permanent jobs citing DNS 23 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.98% 2.48% 6.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.94% 12.78% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 30
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £48,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
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
154 133 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.95% 19.39% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 130 110 93
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 June 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
2 41 (93.18%) Active Directory
3 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (84.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (77.27%) VMware
6 32 (72.73%) DHCP
7 24 (54.55%) IIS
8 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (34.09%) Finance
10 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
11 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (25.00%) SolarWinds
12 11 (25.00%) IBM
13 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
13 10 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
13 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (20.45%) Advertising
15 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
15 8 (18.18%) Internet
16 6 (13.64%) SLA
17 5 (11.36%) Linux
18 4 (9.09%) ITIL
18 4 (9.09%) AS400
18 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
19 3 (6.82%) Mentoring

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 24 (54.55%) IIS
2 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.82%) JBoss
4 3 (6.82%) Apache
4 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (72.73%) DHCP
2 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (18.18%) Internet
4 3 (6.82%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Administrator
2 12 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (22.73%) Server Support
4 10 (22.73%) Server Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Server Support Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Support
7 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) AS400
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (84.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.36%) Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.55%) MCSE
2 2 (4.55%) MCSA
2 2 (4.55%) CCNA
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (93.18%) Active Directory
2 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
3 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) WSUS
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
1 2 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
2 34 (77.27%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 11 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) NetApp
4 2 (4.55%) McAfee
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) Avaya
5 1 (2.27%) HP