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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.12% 1.19% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 10.53% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 5
Average salary £35,000 £32,250 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% +53.57%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
81 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.04% 11.31% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 66 18 31
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £44,000
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 16 April 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (96.15%) DHCP
2 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
4 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (69.23%) VMware
5 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
5 18 (69.23%) DV Cleared
5 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
5 18 (69.23%) ITIL
6 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (61.54%) PowerShell
7 16 (61.54%) Clustering
7 16 (61.54%) HP
7 16 (61.54%) Citrix
7 16 (61.54%) SLA
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (30.77%) MCSE
9 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
10 6 (23.08%) VPN
10 6 (23.08%) MCSA
10 6 (23.08%) MCITP
10 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (19.23%) Firewall
11 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
11 5 (19.23%) McAfee
11 5 (19.23%) MCP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) DHCP
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall
5 2 (7.69%) X.400
5 2 (7.69%) SMTP
5 2 (7.69%) FTP
5 2 (7.69%) HTTP
5 2 (7.69%) DMZ
5 2 (7.69%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Systems Administrator
1 18 (69.23%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Field Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Field Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) UNIX
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) ITIL
2 1 (3.85%) CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Change Control
2 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 18 (69.23%) DV Cleared
1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) MCSE
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (23.08%) MCSA
4 6 (23.08%) MCITP
5 5 (19.23%) MCP
5 5 (19.23%) CCNA
6 2 (7.69%) RHCE
6 2 (7.69%) CCNP
6 2 (7.69%) CISSP
7 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) VMware
3 16 (61.54%) HP
3 16 (61.54%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) McAfee
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) IronPort