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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.84% 3.89% 4.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.91% 17.46% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 14
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -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
46 63 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.89% 22.26% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 42
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 January 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (57.89%) Citrix
4 11 (57.89%) DHCP
5 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
5 10 (52.63%) XenApp
6 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
6 9 (47.37%) Firewall
6 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
6 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
7 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
7 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (36.84%) MCSE
9 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
10 5 (26.32%) HP
10 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
10 5 (26.32%) Change Management
10 5 (26.32%) WAN
10 5 (26.32%) Clustering
10 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
10 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
10 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (26.32%) XenServer

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DHCP
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) VoIP
5 4 (21.05%) VLAN
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) SSL
6 3 (15.79%) SAN
6 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
6 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
6 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.26%) HSRP
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (5.26%) IPsec
7 1 (5.26%) RIP
7 1 (5.26%) MPLS
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF
7 1 (5.26%) BGP
7 1 (5.26%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Design Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Support Technician
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Support
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Support
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
4 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
1 5 (26.32%) Change Management
1 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) MCSE
3 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) CCA
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) XenApp
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) XenServer
3 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
1 3 (15.79%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) AppSense
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
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