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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 77 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.52% 0.83% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 5.61% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 15
Average salary £27,500 £33,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.29% -21.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
132 107 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.62% 14.76% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 114 74 80
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram 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 16 September 2014. 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
Bournemouth +3 9 £27,500 -19.11% 2
Poole +8 7 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Weymouth +4 3 £32,500 -
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (74.29%) TCP/IP
4 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 24 (68.57%) Firewall
6 18 (51.43%) DHCP
7 17 (48.57%) MCSA
7 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 13 (37.14%) MCP
9 13 (37.14%) VMware
9 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
9 13 (37.14%) Windows 8
10 12 (34.29%) Citrix
11 10 (28.57%) ITIL
11 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (25.71%) Degree
13 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (22.86%) Remedy
13 8 (22.86%) MS Office
13 8 (22.86%) Cisco
13 8 (22.86%) ServiceNow
14 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (17.14%) VPN
15 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
15 6 (17.14%) WAN
16 5 (14.29%) LAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
3 4 (11.43%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.71%) Apache
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) TCP/IP
2 24 (68.57%) Firewall
3 18 (51.43%) DHCP
4 6 (17.14%) VPN
4 6 (17.14%) WAN
5 5 (14.29%) LAN
6 4 (11.43%) IP Telephony
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.57%) SMTP
7 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
7 3 (8.57%) HTTP
7 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
7 3 (8.57%) OSPF
7 3 (8.57%) BGP
7 3 (8.57%) Internet
7 3 (8.57%) SAN
7 3 (8.57%) FWSM
8 2 (5.71%) NAS
8 2 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Service Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (14.29%) IT Support
6 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Support
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Network Support
7 3 (8.57%) Support Technician
7 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.57%) Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.43%) PDA
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
2 13 (37.14%) Windows 8
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.71%) Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
2 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.71%) Coaching
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Information Security
3 2 (5.71%) Time Management
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.71%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) MCSA
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (37.14%) MCP
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (14.29%) CCNA
5 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification
5 4 (11.43%) MCSE
6 3 (8.57%) MCITP
6 3 (8.57%) CCSA
6 3 (8.57%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (8.57%) CCNP
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (5.71%) UAG
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.71%) XenServer
5 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (11.43%) MAILsweeper
1 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) SCSM
3 2 (5.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) Citrix
4 8 (22.86%) Remedy
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) ServiceNow
5 4 (11.43%) NetApp
5 4 (11.43%) Lotus
5 4 (11.43%) Avaya
5 4 (11.43%) Symantec
5 4 (11.43%) Clearswift
5 4 (11.43%) Panasonic
6 3 (8.57%) Sophos
6 3 (8.57%) Nokia
6 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.57%) F5
7 2 (5.71%) Sage
7 2 (5.71%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.86%) Veeam
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Cross Train to SharePoint
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits: Company contributed pension
Posted: 11 days ago