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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 47 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 33 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.02% 3.50% 5.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.74% 15.58% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 25
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.72%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
139 154 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.95% 22.45% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 125 140 83
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 £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 30 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 46 (90.20%) Active Directory
3 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 43 (84.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (78.43%) VMware
5 40 (78.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (76.47%) DHCP
7 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (41.18%) IIS
9 20 (39.22%) Finance
10 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
10 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (21.57%) SolarWinds
11 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
11 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
11 11 (21.57%) SLA
11 11 (21.57%) IBM
11 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (19.61%) Advertising
12 10 (19.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
13 8 (15.69%) Internet
14 5 (9.80%) Firewall
14 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
15 4 (7.84%) ITIL
15 4 (7.84%) LAN
15 4 (7.84%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (41.18%) IIS
2 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (19.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) JBoss
6 2 (3.92%) Apache
6 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (76.47%) DHCP
2 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (15.69%) Internet
4 5 (9.80%) Firewall
5 4 (7.84%) LAN
5 4 (7.84%) WAN
6 3 (5.88%) MPLS
6 3 (5.88%) SAN
7 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.96%) OSPF
8 1 (1.96%) BGP
8 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.96%) Wireless
8 1 (1.96%) VPLS
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.96%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Systems Administrator
1 20 (39.22%) Administrator
2 10 (19.61%) Server Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Server Support
2 10 (19.61%) Support Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Support
5 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 43 (84.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (78.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL
4 2 (3.92%) Project Management
4 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (1.96%) Coaching
5 1 (1.96%) Network Design
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Java
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
1 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.92%) MCSE
2 2 (3.92%) MCSA
2 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (90.20%) Active Directory
2 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) WSUS
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 40 (78.43%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) SolarWinds
3 11 (21.57%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) NetApp
5 2 (3.92%) McAfee
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) Avaya
6 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.96%) Veeam
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