The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.44% 2.25% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.34% 18.48% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 12
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,831
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £36,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
DNS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 92 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 15.41% 12.17% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 86 92 56
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

DNS
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Somerset region.

DNS Salary Trend in Somerset

DNS
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Somerset

DNS
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +15 15 £30,000 -16.08% 2
Yeovil -13 2 £33,800 +16.55%
Street - 1 - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
3 26 (70.27%) TCP/IP
4 22 (59.46%) VMware
5 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
6 20 (54.05%) MS Exchange
7 19 (51.35%) DHCP
8 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (40.54%) Firewall
10 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (21.62%) SAN
12 8 (21.62%) Linux
12 8 (21.62%) NAS
13 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
13 7 (18.92%) HP
13 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (16.22%) IPsec
14 6 (16.22%) SSL
14 6 (16.22%) IIS
14 6 (16.22%) CentOS
14 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (16.22%) SCCM
14 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (13.51%) Degree
15 5 (13.51%) SQL
15 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
16 4 (10.81%) SharePoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 20 (54.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) IIS
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.81%) Lync
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (70.27%) TCP/IP
2 19 (51.35%) DHCP
3 15 (40.54%) Firewall
4 8 (21.62%) NAS
4 8 (21.62%) SAN
5 6 (16.22%) IPsec
5 6 (16.22%) SSL
6 3 (8.11%) VPN
6 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications
7 2 (5.41%) LAN
8 1 (2.70%) WAN
8 1 (2.70%) SMTP
8 1 (2.70%) Wireless
8 1 (2.70%) PABX
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (2.70%) Network Security
8 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (10.81%) Legal
1 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) IT Support
3 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Support Technician
5 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) WCF
1 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Handset
1 1 (2.70%) Clustering
1 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.62%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.22%) CentOS
6 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Migration
1 4 (10.81%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (8.11%) People Management
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Project Management
2 3 (8.11%) Service Management
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 2 (5.41%) Office Automation
4 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.70%) Security Patching
4 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.70%) Business Development
4 1 (2.70%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBA
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) VMware
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Avaya
4 4 (10.81%) Veeam
5 3 (8.11%) Fujitsu
5 3 (8.11%) NetApp
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.11%) Dell
5 3 (8.11%) EMC
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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