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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 62 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 10 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.50% 4.52% 4.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.41% 21.43% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 14
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,250 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
49 70 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.25% 21.08% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 61 39
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 November 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) DHCP
5 9 (52.94%) Firewall
5 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (41.18%) Linux
8 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
9 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
9 5 (29.41%) Citrix
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (23.53%) SAN
10 4 (23.53%) NetApp
10 4 (23.53%) Clustering
10 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
10 4 (23.53%) Change Management
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 4 (23.53%) MCSE
10 4 (23.53%) HP
10 4 (23.53%) VoIP
10 4 (23.53%) WAN
10 4 (23.53%) VPN
10 4 (23.53%) SSL
10 4 (23.53%) XenApp

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DHCP
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) VLAN
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Design Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 2 (11.76%) IT Support
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
1 4 (23.53%) Change Management
1 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
1 4 (23.53%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) HP