The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 66 58 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -40
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 1 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.32% 0.23% 14.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 1.41% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 40
Average salary £36,500 £21,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.76% -57.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £21,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 71 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.56% 16.25% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 42 63 72
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Hampshire

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

DNS
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

DNS Salary Trend in Portsmouth

DNS
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) DHCP
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
4 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) HP
5 9 (52.94%) Citrix
5 9 (52.94%) SLA
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
5 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
5 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 9 (52.94%) Clustering
6 6 (35.29%) Change Control
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) SAN
6 6 (35.29%) NetApp
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 1 (5.88%) IronPort
8 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.88%) Lync
8 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
8 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (5.88%) Lync
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) DHCP
2 6 (35.29%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (88.24%) Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) HP
2 9 (52.94%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) IronPort