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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 49 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 16 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.64% 3.43% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 25.37% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 3
Average salary £37,000 £31,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.40% -5.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
100 67 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 16.50% 13.51% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82 56 77
Average salary £26,500 £34,000 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% +3.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +8 10 £42,500 +45.29%
Taunton -7 6 £26,500 -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) DHCP
4 17 (53.13%) Linux
5 16 (50.00%) Firewall
5 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 13 (40.63%) Internet
6 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
7 10 (31.25%) SAN
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
8 9 (28.13%) HTTP
9 8 (25.00%) SSL
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco
9 8 (25.00%) Citrix
9 8 (25.00%) SCCM
9 8 (25.00%) SCOM
9 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
10 7 (21.88%) Wireless
11 6 (18.75%) VMware
11 6 (18.75%) VoIP
11 6 (18.75%) WAN
11 6 (18.75%) Python

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) DHCP
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) Internet
3 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
4 10 (31.25%) SAN
5 9 (28.13%) HTTP
6 8 (25.00%) SSL
7 7 (21.88%) Wireless
8 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
8 6 (18.75%) Network Security
8 6 (18.75%) VLAN
8 6 (18.75%) VoIP
8 6 (18.75%) VPN
8 6 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (9.38%) IPsec
9 3 (9.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) ICT Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Network Systems Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) C Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
1 5 (15.63%) Spring
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Linux
3 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) CentOS
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Unix
7 1 (3.13%) Debian
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) High Availability
2 4 (12.50%) SDLC
3 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Email Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Python
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) C
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCTS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) Terminal Services
3 6 (18.75%) XenApp
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Xen
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
1 8 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) Check_MK
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) Citrix
3 6 (18.75%) NetApp
3 6 (18.75%) Palo Alto
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Dell
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Dell Compellent