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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 26 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.32% 3.47% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.89% 24.36% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 13
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £46,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
90 78 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.51% 14.26% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 89 63 95
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -18 11 £33,750 -6.89% 6
Frome - 7 £25,500 - 2
Yeovil - 3 £29,000 -
Street -12 2 £45,000 -3.22%
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) DHCP
3 22 (56.41%) MS Exchange
3 22 (56.41%) VMware
4 19 (48.72%) Linux
4 19 (48.72%) SAN
5 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 18 (46.15%) ITIL
6 17 (43.59%) Firewall
6 17 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (41.03%) SQL
7 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
8 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (33.33%) HP
8 13 (33.33%) Cisco
8 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 13 (33.33%) LAN
8 13 (33.33%) WAN
9 12 (30.77%) IIS
9 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (28.21%) VPN
10 11 (28.21%) Citrix
11 10 (25.64%) SCCM
12 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
12 8 (20.51%) Change Management
13 7 (17.95%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
13 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (17.95%) Juniper
13 7 (17.95%) Internet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (56.41%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.77%) IIS
3 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (79.49%) DHCP
2 19 (48.72%) SAN
3 17 (43.59%) Firewall
4 13 (33.33%) LAN
4 13 (33.33%) WAN
5 11 (28.21%) VPN
6 7 (17.95%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (17.95%) Internet
7 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 5 (12.82%) SSL
8 5 (12.82%) Intranet
9 3 (7.69%) Wireless
9 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
10 2 (5.13%) FTP
10 2 (5.13%) HTTP
10 2 (5.13%) LDAP
10 2 (5.13%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (2.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) IT Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Senior Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Senior IT Support
2 8 (20.51%) IT Support
3 6 (15.38%) Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Build Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
1 2 (5.13%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) PDA
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Streaming Video
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (5.13%) Android
8 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Change Management
3 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.26%) Software Deployment
4 4 (10.26%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.13%) Software Licensing
6 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Build Automation
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design
6 2 (5.13%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Security
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Web Development
7 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.69%) VBScript
5 2 (5.13%) VB
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 3 (7.69%) MCP
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) CCNA
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) CWNA
6 1 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) XenServer
4 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.26%) Terminal Services
6 3 (7.69%) MetaFrame
7 2 (5.13%) Kerio MailServer
7 2 (5.13%) XenApp
7 2 (5.13%) NFS
8 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) Nagios
3 5 (12.82%) SCOM
4 3 (7.69%) WSUS
5 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
5 2 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.13%) Hyperic
6 1 (2.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) VMware
2 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) HP
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco
4 11 (28.21%) Citrix
5 7 (17.95%) Juniper
5 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.82%) SonicWALL
6 5 (12.82%) Apple
7 4 (10.26%) Dell
8 3 (7.69%) Intel
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle
8 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.69%) Avaya
9 2 (5.13%) NEC
9 2 (5.13%) Mitel
9 2 (5.13%) SAP
9 2 (5.13%) IBM
9 2 (5.13%) Kerio
9 2 (5.13%) ProCurve
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