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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 26 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.32% 3.82% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.26% 27.06% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 13
Average salary £29,500 £37,500 £31,503
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.33% +19.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
99 85 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 12.63% 14.12% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 96 68 79
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -15 12 £35,000 -6.66%
Frome - 7 £25,500 -
Street -7 3 £45,000 -3.22%
Yeovil - 3 £29,000 -
Taunton - 1 - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) DHCP
3 22 (57.89%) Linux
3 22 (57.89%) VMware
4 20 (52.63%) ITIL
5 19 (50.00%) SQL
5 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 19 (50.00%) Firewall
6 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (47.37%) SAN
7 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
8 14 (36.84%) Cisco
9 13 (34.21%) SCCM
10 12 (31.58%) HP
10 12 (31.58%) LAN
10 12 (31.58%) WAN
10 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
11 11 (28.95%) VPN
11 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
11 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (28.95%) Nagios
11 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
12 10 (26.32%) IIS
13 9 (23.68%) Citrix
14 8 (21.05%) Internet
14 8 (21.05%) SCOM
14 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
14 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (18.42%) Change Management
15 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) IIS
3 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.16%) Apache
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (73.68%) DHCP
2 19 (50.00%) Firewall
3 18 (47.37%) SAN
4 12 (31.58%) LAN
4 12 (31.58%) WAN
5 11 (28.95%) VPN
6 8 (21.05%) Internet
7 6 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (13.16%) Intranet
8 5 (13.16%) SSL
8 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.89%) Wireless
9 3 (7.89%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (7.89%) LDAP
9 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
9 3 (7.89%) FTP
10 2 (5.26%) HTTP
11 1 (2.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Senior Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) IT Support
2 7 (18.42%) Senior IT Support
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Build Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Server Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Server Support
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.89%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Streaming Video
2 3 (7.89%) PDA
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Linux
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X Server
6 3 (7.89%) Android
6 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
6 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (18.42%) Change Management
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
4 5 (13.16%) Build Automation
5 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 3 (7.89%) Cyber Security
6 3 (7.89%) Software Licensing
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (2.63%) Web Development
8 1 (2.63%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
3 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.16%) VB
4 5 (13.16%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (13.16%) XenServer
5 3 (7.89%) Kerio MailServer
5 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
5 3 (7.89%) MetaFrame
6 2 (5.26%) NFS
7 1 (2.63%) Xen
7 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) SCCM
2 11 (28.95%) Nagios
3 8 (21.05%) SCOM
4 3 (7.89%) WSUS
5 2 (5.26%) Hyperic
5 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 14 (36.84%) Cisco
4 12 (31.58%) HP
5 9 (23.68%) Citrix
6 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
6 7 (18.42%) Juniper
7 6 (15.79%) Apple
7 6 (15.79%) SonicWALL
8 3 (7.89%) NEC
8 3 (7.89%) Mitel
8 3 (7.89%) Kerio
8 3 (7.89%) Infor
8 3 (7.89%) ProCurve
8 3 (7.89%) Avaya
8 3 (7.89%) Dell
8 3 (7.89%) Intel
8 3 (7.89%) SAP
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle
9 2 (5.26%) IBM