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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 7 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.20% 3.01% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.36% 23.61% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 7
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £26,597 £45,000 £42,024
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
110 72 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 18.93% 12.74% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 104 60 76
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £33,695
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 30 April 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 +11 2 £21,500 -52.22% 2
Taunton -11 2 £26,500 -
Street -7 1 - - 2
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) DHCP
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Firewall
4 12 (54.55%) Linux
5 11 (50.00%) Internet
6 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
7 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
7 9 (40.91%) VPN
7 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco
7 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
7 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
8 8 (36.36%) WAN
8 8 (36.36%) Wireless
8 8 (36.36%) SCCM
9 7 (31.82%) Citrix
9 7 (31.82%) SAN
9 7 (31.82%) HTTP
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
10 6 (27.27%) Python
10 6 (27.27%) VoIP
10 6 (27.27%) NetApp
10 6 (27.27%) Terminal Services
10 6 (27.27%) SCOM
10 6 (27.27%) Network Security
10 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
10 6 (27.27%) VLAN
10 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
10 6 (27.27%) XenApp

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DHCP
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) Internet
4 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 9 (40.91%) VPN
5 8 (36.36%) WAN
5 8 (36.36%) Wireless
6 7 (31.82%) HTTP
6 7 (31.82%) SAN
7 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
7 6 (27.27%) Network Security
7 6 (27.27%) VLAN
7 6 (27.27%) VoIP
8 5 (22.73%) SSL
9 2 (9.09%) LAN
9 2 (9.09%) NAS
9 2 (9.09%) OSPF
9 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) ICT Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Network Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) C Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Python Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
1 3 (13.64%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (9.09%) AS400
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
4 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Debian
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) High Availability
2 4 (18.18%) SDLC
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Email Management
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Python
2 4 (18.18%) C
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) EMC Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 6 (27.27%) Terminal Services
2 6 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
2 6 (27.27%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.55%) Check_MK
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) NetApp
3 6 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Apple
5 2 (9.09%) Fujitsu
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Software AG
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