The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -19
Permanent jobs citing DNS 15 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.44% 1.33% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 10.71% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 1
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% +69.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
DNS
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 56 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.79% 12.42% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 62
Average salary £42,500 £42,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) DHCP
2 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 18 (62.07%) MS Excel
4 17 (58.62%) Firewall
5 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
6 14 (48.28%) ITIL
6 14 (48.28%) SQL
6 14 (48.28%) VMware
6 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
7 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
8 12 (41.38%) vSphere
9 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
10 10 (34.48%) Linux
11 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (27.59%) CCNA
12 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (27.59%) SMTP
12 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
13 7 (24.14%) Network Security
13 7 (24.14%) DMZ
13 7 (24.14%) CESG
13 7 (24.14%) FTP
13 7 (24.14%) HTTP
13 7 (24.14%) CISSP
13 7 (24.14%) Cisco

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (13.79%) CMS
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.34%) Lync
5 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.90%) Apache
7 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (62.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) Fireworks
2 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) DHCP
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
4 8 (27.59%) SMTP
5 7 (24.14%) FTP
5 7 (24.14%) HTTP
5 7 (24.14%) SSL
5 7 (24.14%) DMZ
5 7 (24.14%) X.400
5 7 (24.14%) Network Security
6 6 (20.69%) SAN
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) iSCSI
7 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
7 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
8 4 (13.79%) SSH
8 4 (13.79%) VoIP
8 4 (13.79%) VPN
9 3 (10.34%) Internet
9 3 (10.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (13.79%) Multimedia
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) Military
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) Security Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
3 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Junior
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) XHTML
1 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) CESG
3 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 4 (13.79%) W3C
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (34.48%) Linux
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.90%) CentOS
9 1 (3.45%) UNIX
9 1 (3.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Graceful Degradation
3 4 (13.79%) Content Management
3 4 (13.79%) SEO
3 4 (13.79%) Information Architecture
3 4 (13.79%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Line Management
4 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) CCNA
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (24.14%) CISSP
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) CCA
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) MCP
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (41.38%) vSphere
4 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
5 7 (24.14%) Terminal Services
6 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (17.24%) XenApp
6 5 (17.24%) XenServer
6 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
1 6 (20.69%) SCOM
2 5 (17.24%) EdgeSight
3 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) AppSense
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) Adobe
6 3 (10.34%) Veeam
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.45%) IronPort
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Kaseya
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper
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