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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 61 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 40 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.23% 2.89% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.69% 12.41% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 31
Average salary £37,750 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.84% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
214 266 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.30% 23.29% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 198 244 207
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 33 £39,000 +20.00% 3
Bridgend - 6 £22,000 - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £27,500 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 71 (95.95%) Windows
2 66 (89.19%) Active Directory
3 62 (83.78%) DHCP
3 62 (83.78%) VMware
3 62 (83.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (74.32%) Microsoft
5 46 (62.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (44.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (36.49%) TCP/IP
8 26 (35.14%) Finance
9 22 (29.73%) IIS
10 17 (22.97%) SLA
10 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
11 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
12 15 (20.27%) IBM
12 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (18.92%) Firewall
13 14 (18.92%) Advertising
14 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (14.86%) SolarWinds
16 10 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
17 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (12.16%) ITIL
18 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
18 8 (10.81%) MCSA
18 8 (10.81%) CCNA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (29.73%) IIS
2 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
3 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
8 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.70%) JBoss
9 2 (2.70%) Apache
9 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.35%) Lync
10 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (83.78%) DHCP
2 27 (36.49%) TCP/IP
3 14 (18.92%) Firewall
4 8 (10.81%) Internet
5 5 (6.76%) VPN
5 5 (6.76%) WAN
6 4 (5.41%) LAN
7 3 (4.05%) SAN
7 3 (4.05%) MPLS
8 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.35%) Wireless
9 1 (1.35%) IPsec
9 1 (1.35%) VPLS
9 1 (1.35%) Junos
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.35%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (1.35%) VoIP
9 1 (1.35%) IPv4
9 1 (1.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 14 (18.92%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Systems Administrator
1 20 (27.03%) Administrator
2 17 (22.97%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (20.27%) Support Engineer
4 14 (18.92%) Server Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Server Support
6 9 (12.16%) Wintel Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Server Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Systems Support
9 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.41%) AS400
3 3 (4.05%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.35%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (95.95%) Windows
2 62 (83.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (62.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.41%) Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (12.16%) ITIL
3 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.76%) Project Management
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.35%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.35%) Network Design
8 1 (1.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.81%) CCNA
3 8 (10.81%) MCSA
4 6 (8.11%) MCSE
5 4 (5.41%) MCITP
6 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) CCNP
7 1 (1.35%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.97%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.05%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (89.19%) Active Directory
2 33 (44.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.70%) XenApp
3 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) WSUS
2 2 (2.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (83.78%) VMware
2 55 (74.32%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.27%) IBM
4 11 (14.86%) SolarWinds
5 7 (9.46%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) Citrix
6 4 (5.41%) Veeam
6 4 (5.41%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.05%) NetApp
8 2 (2.70%) McAfee
8 2 (2.70%) HP
9 1 (1.35%) Dell
9 1 (1.35%) EMC
9 1 (1.35%) Avaya
9 1 (1.35%) Juniper
9 1 (1.35%) Mitel
9 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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