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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 9 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.54% 3.45% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 14.29% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 9
Average salary £50,000 £27,125 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.33% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
52 70 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.69% 24.14% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 49 58 34
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 27 February 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (66.67%) DHCP
4 12 (66.67%) Citrix
5 11 (61.11%) VMware
5 11 (61.11%) XenApp
6 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
6 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
7 9 (50.00%) Firewall
7 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (50.00%) Windows 8
8 7 (38.89%) MCSE
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (33.33%) XenServer
9 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
10 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
10 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (27.78%) HP
10 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
10 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
10 5 (27.78%) WAN
10 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
10 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) DHCP
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 4 (22.22%) SSL
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) VoIP
4 4 (22.22%) VLAN
4 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.56%) HSRP
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) RIP
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) L2TP
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%) Support Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Design Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Technician
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
1 5 (27.78%) Change Management
1 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) MCSE
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) CCA
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) VCP4
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) XenApp
2 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) XenServer
3 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
5 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
1 4 (22.22%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) AppSense
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper