The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 77 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 8 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.14% 1.97% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 11.65% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 7
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
DNS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 103 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.07% 16.91% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 100 90 93
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,650 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

DNS
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Dorset region.

DNS Salary Trend in Dorset

DNS
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -4 4 £32,500 +44.44%
Bournemouth -15 4 £37,500 +29.31%
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 14 (70.00%) DHCP
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) SAN
5 8 (40.00%) HTTP
5 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (35.00%) Puppet
6 7 (35.00%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (35.00%) CentOS
6 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (35.00%) DevOps
6 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) Perl
6 7 (35.00%) PHP
6 7 (35.00%) MySQL
7 6 (30.00%) Citrix
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (25.00%) PowerShell

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) DHCP
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
3 8 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) CentOS
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
1 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Perl
1 7 (35.00%) PHP
1 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) MCSA
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) vSphere
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.00%) XenApp
5 2 (10.00%) XenServer
5 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
1 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (25.00%) SCSM
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Intune
2 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Dell
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) AppSense
5 2 (10.00%) Webroot
5 2 (10.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (10.00%) Veeam
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Brocade
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Nokia