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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.74% 5.25% 4.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.50% 26.23% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 16
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,250 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
40 61 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.98% 20.00% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 44
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £43,000
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 24 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) VMware
5 10 (55.56%) DHCP
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (50.00%) Firewall
6 9 (50.00%) Windows 8
7 8 (44.44%) Citrix
7 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
8 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
8 7 (38.89%) XenApp
9 6 (33.33%) MCSE
9 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 5 (27.78%) Linux
10 5 (27.78%) WAN
10 5 (27.78%) HP
10 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
10 5 (27.78%) Change Management
10 5 (27.78%) Clustering
10 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
10 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
10 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000 Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DHCP
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) VoIP
5 4 (22.22%) VLAN
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) SSL
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 1 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) OSPF
7 1 (5.56%) BGP
7 1 (5.56%) L2TP
7 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security
7 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.56%) HSRP
7 1 (5.56%) RIP
7 1 (5.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Design Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Technician
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
1 5 (27.78%) Change Management
1 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCA
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) XenServer
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) AppSense
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago