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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 24 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.21% 3.57% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.91% 25.64% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 15
Average salary £29,000 £37,500 £31,503
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% +19.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,500 £27,988
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £46,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
86 78 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.50% 13.93% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 85 60 84
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -15 11 £33,750 -10.00% 5
Frome - 7 £25,500 - 1
Yeovil - 3 £29,000 -
Street -13 2 £45,000 -3.22%
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) DHCP
3 21 (56.76%) VMware
4 20 (54.05%) MS Exchange
5 19 (51.35%) Linux
6 18 (48.65%) ITIL
6 18 (48.65%) SAN
7 17 (45.95%) Firewall
8 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
8 16 (43.24%) SQL
9 13 (35.14%) LAN
9 13 (35.14%) WAN
9 13 (35.14%) Cisco
9 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
10 12 (32.43%) HP
10 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
11 11 (29.73%) IIS
11 11 (29.73%) SCCM
12 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (27.03%) VPN
12 10 (27.03%) Citrix
13 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
14 8 (21.62%) Nagios
15 7 (18.92%) Internet
15 7 (18.92%) Juniper
15 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
15 7 (18.92%) Change Management
15 7 (18.92%) Fibre Channel

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (54.05%) MS Exchange
2 11 (29.73%) IIS
3 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) DHCP
2 18 (48.65%) SAN
3 17 (45.95%) Firewall
4 13 (35.14%) LAN
4 13 (35.14%) WAN
5 10 (27.03%) VPN
6 7 (18.92%) Internet
6 7 (18.92%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (13.51%) Intranet
7 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.51%) SSL
8 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
8 3 (8.11%) Wireless
9 2 (5.41%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (5.41%) FTP
9 2 (5.41%) HTTP
9 2 (5.41%) LDAP
10 1 (2.70%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Senior IT Support
2 7 (18.92%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) IT Support
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Server Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Build Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Support Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Server Support
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) PDA
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Linux
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (5.41%) Android
7 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Change Management
3 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.81%) Software Deployment
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security
6 3 (8.11%) Build Automation
6 3 (8.11%) Cyber Security
7 2 (5.41%) Software Licensing
7 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) Network Design
7 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.11%) VBScript
4 3 (8.11%) VB
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) MCP
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.51%) XenServer
4 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
5 3 (8.11%) MetaFrame
6 2 (5.41%) Kerio MailServer
6 2 (5.41%) XenApp
6 2 (5.41%) NFS
7 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SCCM
2 8 (21.62%) Nagios
3 6 (16.22%) SCOM
4 3 (8.11%) WSUS
5 2 (5.41%) Hyperic
5 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.70%) Netcool
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) VMware
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco
4 12 (32.43%) HP
5 10 (27.03%) Citrix
6 7 (18.92%) Juniper
6 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
7 5 (13.51%) Apple
7 5 (13.51%) SonicWALL
8 3 (8.11%) Avaya
8 3 (8.11%) Dell
8 3 (8.11%) Intel
9 2 (5.41%) NEC
9 2 (5.41%) Mitel
9 2 (5.41%) Kerio
9 2 (5.41%) ProCurve
9 2 (5.41%) Infor
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle
9 2 (5.41%) SAP
9 2 (5.41%) IBM
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