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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 45 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing DNS 19 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.90% 0.71% 4.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.23% 4.49% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 28
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +14.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,200 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £29,800 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,939 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.66%
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
65 89 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.35% 15.70% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54 62 136
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,450 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,000 £45,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Street +2 7 £40,500 -
Yeovil - 7 £32,500 -
Bath - 2 £29,250 -
Taunton - 2 - -
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 26 (66.67%) Windows
1 26 (66.67%) DHCP
2 18 (46.15%) ITIL
3 17 (43.59%) Firewall
3 17 (43.59%) VMware
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 15 (38.46%) SQL
6 14 (35.90%) SAN
7 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 13 (33.33%) Linux
8 12 (30.77%) VPN
8 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (28.21%) Cisco
10 10 (25.64%) MS Office
10 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
11 9 (23.08%) Perl
11 9 (23.08%) Nagios
12 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (20.51%) Finance
13 7 (17.95%) CCNA
13 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (17.95%) FTP
13 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
14 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (15.38%) HP
14 6 (15.38%) SLA
14 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
14 6 (15.38%) Change Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.26%) IIS
3 4 (10.26%) JBoss
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (7.69%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) DHCP
2 17 (43.59%) Firewall
3 14 (35.90%) SAN
4 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 12 (30.77%) VPN
6 7 (17.95%) FTP
7 6 (15.38%) Wireless
8 5 (12.82%) LAN
8 5 (12.82%) VoIP
9 4 (10.26%) HTTP
9 4 (10.26%) SSL
10 3 (7.69%) Network Security
10 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (7.69%) NAS
10 3 (7.69%) IPsec
10 3 (7.69%) Internet
10 3 (7.69%) WAN
10 3 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Support Technician
3 6 (15.38%) Build Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
3 6 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Help Desk Technician
4 5 (12.82%) Server Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Server Support
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support
6 3 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.69%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.26%) AIX
6 4 (10.26%) Solaris
6 4 (10.26%) UNIX
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X Server
7 3 (7.69%) Android
7 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Change Management
2 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.82%) Build Automation
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Software Licensing
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) Perl
3 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.82%) VB
3 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) CCNA
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.82%) MCITP
3 5 (12.82%) MCSE
4 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) CCA
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.69%) CCSA
5 3 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) vSphere
2 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.69%) Kerio MailServer
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) NFS
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Nagios
2 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 6 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.56%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) VMware
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) Cisco
4 6 (15.38%) HP
4 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle
6 4 (10.26%) ATG
7 3 (7.69%) Brocade
7 3 (7.69%) SonicWALL
7 3 (7.69%) Infor
7 3 (7.69%) ProCurve
7 3 (7.69%) NEC
7 3 (7.69%) Mitel
7 3 (7.69%) Citrix
7 3 (7.69%) Juniper
7 3 (7.69%) Nokia
7 3 (7.69%) Apple
7 3 (7.69%) SAP
7 3 (7.69%) Kerio
8 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow