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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 68 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 27 51 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.41% 4.12% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.44% 24.29% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 51 33
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £37,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,600 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +7.14%
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
217 210 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.38% 16.95% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 190 198 275
Median salary £39,500 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -14 22 £35,000 -10.25%
Bridgend -4 2 £20,500 -4.65%
Newport - 2 £38,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £42,500 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
3 29 (60.42%) Linux
4 25 (52.08%) Firewall
4 25 (52.08%) Windows Server
5 24 (50.00%) DHCP
6 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
7 18 (37.50%) VMware
8 17 (35.42%) Cisco
9 16 (33.33%) Internet
9 16 (33.33%) NAS
10 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
10 13 (27.08%) LAN
10 13 (27.08%) Office 365
11 12 (25.00%) MS Office
11 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
12 11 (22.92%) Avaya
12 11 (22.92%) ITIL
12 11 (22.92%) SQL
13 10 (20.83%) Mac OS X
13 10 (20.83%) Sage
13 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 10 (20.83%) VPN
14 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (18.75%) WAN
14 9 (18.75%) SAN
15 8 (16.67%) Apache
15 8 (16.67%) Unix
15 8 (16.67%) MPLS

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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Apache
3 5 (10.42%) JBoss
4 4 (8.33%) IIS
5 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.08%) CMS
7 1 (2.08%) Commerce Server
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.08%) PowerExchange
7 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Office 365
2 4 (8.33%) PaaS
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) Firewall
2 24 (50.00%) DHCP
3 16 (33.33%) Internet
3 16 (33.33%) NAS
4 13 (27.08%) LAN
5 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 10 (20.83%) VPN
6 9 (18.75%) SAN
6 9 (18.75%) WAN
7 8 (16.67%) MPLS
8 7 (14.58%) FTP
9 6 (12.50%) VoIP
10 4 (8.33%) BGP
10 4 (8.33%) OSPF
10 4 (8.33%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 4 (8.33%) Unified Communications
10 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
11 3 (6.25%) Network Security
11 3 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Big Data
2 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) Maven
1 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.42%) Advertising
4 4 (8.33%) Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Marketing
6 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Administrator
1 15 (31.25%) Support Engineer
1 15 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (20.83%) IT Support
3 9 (18.75%) IT Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Linux
3 25 (52.08%) Windows Server
4 10 (20.83%) Mac OS X
5 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (16.67%) Unix
7 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (12.50%) CentOS
9 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
11 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.33%) High Availability
3 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.25%) Low Latency
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.17%) Coaching
4 2 (4.17%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (4.17%) DevOps
4 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.08%) Line Management
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.17%) Perl
2 2 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.50%) CCNP
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 2 (4.17%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (4.17%) CCVP
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CCDA
4 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.08%) MCITP
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) Squid
4 3 (6.25%) NFS
4 3 (6.25%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.08%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.08%) Samba
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.08%) OpenView
2 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (37.50%) VMware
3 17 (35.42%) Cisco
4 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 11 (22.92%) Avaya
6 10 (20.83%) Sage
7 8 (16.67%) F5
8 6 (12.50%) IBM
9 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.25%) EMC
11 2 (4.17%) Dell
11 2 (4.17%) HP
11 2 (4.17%) Intel
11 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
11 2 (4.17%) Juniper
11 2 (4.17%) Symantec
11 2 (4.17%) Veritas
12 1 (2.08%) arcserve
12 1 (2.08%) Mitel
12 1 (2.08%) Remedy