The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 37 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.03% 1.58% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.25% 7.21% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 16
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £28,400 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -5.33%
DNS
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
329 208 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.90% 21.85% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 258 179 214
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,900 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DNS
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the South Wales region.

DNS Salary Trend in South Wales

DNS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in South Wales

DNS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Cardiff +4 21 £31,500 -5.97% 2
Newport - 12 £31,500 -
Caerphilly +2 3 £25,500 -15.00%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 61 (89.71%) Windows
2 55 (80.88%) VMware
3 52 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 52 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 46 (67.65%) DHCP
5 45 (66.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (36.76%) IIS
9 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
10 21 (30.88%) Finance
11 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
12 18 (26.47%) IBM
13 17 (25.00%) Cisco
13 17 (25.00%) Advertising
14 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
15 15 (22.06%) Firewall
16 14 (20.59%) ITIL
16 14 (20.59%) Internet
16 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (19.12%) MCSE
17 13 (19.12%) HP
17 13 (19.12%) AS400
17 13 (19.12%) WebSphere
17 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
18 12 (17.65%) SQL
19 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
19 11 (16.18%) Load Balancing
20 10 (14.71%) MCP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 25 (36.76%) IIS
2 13 (19.12%) WebSphere
3 10 (14.71%) Apache
4 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 8 (11.76%) Commerce Server
4 8 (11.76%) CMS
5 7 (10.29%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.35%) JBoss
6 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
6 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.41%) Lync
8 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Office 365
3 3 (4.41%) IaaS
3 3 (4.41%) PaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (67.65%) DHCP
2 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
3 15 (22.06%) Firewall
4 14 (20.59%) Internet
5 10 (14.71%) VPN
6 8 (11.76%) WAN
6 8 (11.76%) SAN
7 7 (10.29%) LAN
8 5 (7.35%) NAS
9 4 (5.88%) SNMP
10 3 (4.41%) Kerberos
10 3 (4.41%) OSPF
10 3 (4.41%) BGP
10 3 (4.41%) EIGRP
10 3 (4.41%) VLAN
10 3 (4.41%) VPLS
10 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (4.41%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.41%) Big Data
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Advertising
3 4 (5.88%) Welsh Language
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Consultant
1 13 (19.12%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (13.24%) Wintel Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Administrator
4 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
1 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) AS400
2 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.82%) Clustering
4 3 (4.41%) iSeries
4 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 61 (89.71%) Windows
2 45 (66.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.24%) Linux
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.88%) CentOS
7 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.94%) UNIX
9 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 14 (20.59%) ITIL
2 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (16.18%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.88%) Project Management
7 4 (5.88%) Network Management
8 3 (4.41%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.41%) Network Design
8 3 (4.41%) Line Management
9 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.94%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.94%) Time Management
10 1 (1.47%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.35%) Java
4 4 (5.88%) Perl
4 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.41%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (19.12%) MCSE
3 10 (14.71%) MCP
4 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (10.29%) MCSA
6 6 (8.82%) CCNA
7 4 (5.88%) MCITP
7 4 (5.88%) SAP Certification
8 3 (4.41%) CCNP
9 2 (2.94%) RHCE
9 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.94%) Degree
10 1 (1.47%) MCTS
10 1 (1.47%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 30 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) Squid
4 3 (4.41%) Xen
5 2 (2.94%) Firmware
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.47%) Samba
6 1 (1.47%) XenServer
6 1 (1.47%) vSphere
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) KVM
6 1 (1.47%) iptables
6 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) WSUS
2 5 (7.35%) SCCM
2 5 (7.35%) SCOM
3 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (80.88%) VMware
2 52 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.47%) IBM
4 17 (25.00%) Cisco
5 13 (19.12%) HP
6 7 (10.29%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.82%) NetApp
8 5 (7.35%) McAfee
9 4 (5.88%) Symantec
9 4 (5.88%) Veritas
9 4 (5.88%) Dell
9 4 (5.88%) EMC
9 4 (5.88%) Citrix
9 4 (5.88%) SAP
10 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.41%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.41%) Veeam
11 2 (2.94%) Nokia
11 2 (2.94%) Google
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago