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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 77 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 16 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% 2.41% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.51% 11.07% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 23
Median salary £26,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £39,000 £46,900
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.38%
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
213 271 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.07% 21.80% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 189 238 178
Median salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -12 9 £32,500 -13.90% 4
Bridgend +2 6 £23,000 -36.98%
Newport +1 1 £42,500 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 51 (78.46%) Windows
2 48 (73.85%) Active Directory
3 47 (72.31%) Firewall
4 42 (64.62%) Windows Server
5 39 (60.00%) VMware
6 35 (53.85%) Linux
7 33 (50.77%) DHCP
8 22 (33.85%) TCP/IP
9 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
9 21 (32.31%) NAS
10 20 (30.77%) Cisco
10 20 (30.77%) SAN
11 18 (27.69%) Internet
11 18 (27.69%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
12 15 (23.08%) ITIL
13 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
14 13 (20.00%) Red Hat
14 13 (20.00%) VPN
15 12 (18.46%) SQL
15 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (18.46%) Office 365
16 11 (16.92%) LAN
16 11 (16.92%) Apache
16 11 (16.92%) Sage
17 10 (15.38%) MS Office
17 10 (15.38%) FTP
17 10 (15.38%) IBM
17 10 (15.38%) Mac OS X
17 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (13.85%) CentOS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.92%) Apache
3 5 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) CMS
4 3 (4.62%) Commerce Server
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Office 365
2 8 (12.31%) PaaS
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (72.31%) Firewall
2 33 (50.77%) DHCP
3 22 (33.85%) TCP/IP
4 21 (32.31%) NAS
5 20 (30.77%) SAN
6 18 (27.69%) Internet
6 18 (27.69%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 13 (20.00%) VPN
8 11 (16.92%) LAN
9 10 (15.38%) FTP
10 9 (13.85%) Network Security
10 9 (13.85%) PBX
10 9 (13.85%) VoIP
10 9 (13.85%) WAN
11 8 (12.31%) iSCSI
11 8 (12.31%) Kerberos
11 8 (12.31%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (9.23%) MPLS
13 5 (7.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Big Data
2 6 (9.23%) Data Mining
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) MySQL
General
1 8 (12.31%) Advertising
2 6 (9.23%) Marketing
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Administrator
2 18 (27.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (24.62%) Infrastructure Support
3 16 (24.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (16.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (16.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) IT Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) IT Support
6 9 (13.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (12.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (12.31%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
1 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.54%) COM
2 1 (1.54%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (78.46%) Windows
2 42 (64.62%) Windows Server
3 35 (53.85%) Linux
4 10 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.85%) CentOS
6 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.69%) Unix
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.54%) AIX
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) ITIL
2 9 (13.85%) High Availability
3 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.77%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
4 6 (9.23%) Low Latency
4 6 (9.23%) Mobile Marketing
5 5 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (4.62%) DevOps
6 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.08%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.08%) Coaching
7 2 (3.08%) Line Management
7 2 (3.08%) Network Design
7 2 (3.08%) Network Management
7 2 (3.08%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Service Management
8 1 (1.54%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C#
2 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.23%) CCNP
4 5 (7.69%) CCNA
5 4 (6.15%) MCSE
6 3 (4.62%) MCP
7 2 (3.08%) AWS Certification
7 2 (3.08%) CCDA
7 2 (3.08%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.08%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.08%) MCITP
7 2 (3.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (73.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.85%) Squid
4 8 (12.31%) NFS
5 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.15%) vSphere
6 2 (3.08%) iptables
7 1 (1.54%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.54%) Samba
7 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.54%) OpenView
1 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) VMware
2 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 20 (30.77%) Cisco
4 13 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 11 (16.92%) Sage
6 10 (15.38%) IBM
7 8 (12.31%) EMC
7 8 (12.31%) F5
8 6 (9.23%) Juniper
9 5 (7.69%) Avaya
10 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
10 4 (6.15%) HP
10 4 (6.15%) Symantec
10 4 (6.15%) Veritas
11 2 (3.08%) Dell
11 2 (3.08%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.54%) BMC
12 1 (1.54%) Citrix
12 1 (1.54%) Intel
12 1 (1.54%) NetApp
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