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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 62 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 16 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.06% 2.53% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.49% 19.18% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 13
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
97 73 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 12.50% 13.18% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 96 60 90
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -11 8 £36,500 +4.28% 3
Yeovil - 3 £29,000 -
Frome - 2 £25,500 - 2
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) DHCP
3 20 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
5 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 13 (46.43%) Linux
6 13 (46.43%) IIS
6 13 (46.43%) VMware
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (42.86%) HP
7 12 (42.86%) Citrix
7 12 (42.86%) SAN
8 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
8 11 (39.29%) Firewall
9 10 (35.71%) Cisco
9 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
10 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
10 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
11 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (28.57%) VPN
11 8 (28.57%) LAN
11 8 (28.57%) WAN
11 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 8 (28.57%) SQL
11 8 (28.57%) ITIL
12 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 7 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
13 6 (21.43%) SCCM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (46.43%) IIS
3 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (14.29%) Apache
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) DHCP
2 12 (42.86%) SAN
3 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (28.57%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) LAN
5 8 (28.57%) WAN
6 7 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (17.86%) Intranet
7 5 (17.86%) Internet
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) SSL
9 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.57%) HTTP
10 1 (3.57%) LDAP
10 1 (3.57%) VLAN
10 1 (3.57%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (21.43%) Administrator
1 6 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) Support Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) PDA
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX
8 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 4 (14.29%) Information Security
2 4 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Data Security
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) MCP
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) CWNA
5 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
4 5 (17.86%) XenServer
5 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (10.71%) MetaFrame
6 3 (10.71%) XenApp
7 1 (3.57%) NFS
7 1 (3.57%) Xen
7 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) WSUS
3 2 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.57%) Netcool
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 12 (42.86%) HP
3 12 (42.86%) Citrix
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco
5 4 (14.29%) Apple
5 4 (14.29%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) Intel
6 3 (10.71%) Avaya
6 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper
7 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.57%) Veeam
8 1 (3.57%) Meru Networks
8 1 (3.57%) Trapeze
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