The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 68 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.51% 2.46% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.21% 20.00% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 10
Average salary £32,000 £25,823 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.92% -35.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,650 £31,503
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 70 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.48% 12.28% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 104 60 83
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,275
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
South West

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -19 8 £36,500 +37.73% 1
Yeovil - 1 £29,000 - 1
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) DHCP
3 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
4 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
5 12 (52.17%) HP
5 12 (52.17%) IIS
5 12 (52.17%) Citrix
6 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 10 (43.48%) Firewall
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 9 (39.13%) SAN
7 9 (39.13%) Windows 8
8 8 (34.78%) VMware
9 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
9 7 (30.43%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco
9 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) VPN
10 6 (26.09%) LAN
10 6 (26.09%) WAN
11 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
11 5 (21.74%) Intranet
11 5 (21.74%) Internet
11 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (52.17%) IIS
3 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) nginx
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) DHCP
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 9 (39.13%) SAN
4 7 (30.43%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) WAN
6 5 (21.74%) Intranet
6 5 (21.74%) Internet
7 4 (17.39%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) SSL
8 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.35%) LDAP
9 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (4.35%) VLAN
9 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) IT Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) PDA
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 9 (39.13%) Windows 8
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Software Deployment
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (4.35%) Data Security
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PHP
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) CWNA
3 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
3 5 (21.74%) XenServer
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) MetaFrame
4 3 (13.04%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Varnish
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) Zenoss
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) HP
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
3 8 (34.78%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) Apple
5 4 (17.39%) Dell
6 3 (13.04%) Avaya
6 3 (13.04%) SonicWALL
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) Intel
8 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
8 1 (4.35%) Trapeze
8 1 (4.35%) Veeam
8 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
8 1 (4.35%) Meru Networks
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