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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 59 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 33 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.74% 1.60% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.97% 7.84% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 23
Average salary £31,500 £31,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £28,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.66%
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
331 204 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.45% 20.36% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 265 171 232
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 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 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 17 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 +9 18 £31,500 -5.97% 2
Newport - 12 £31,500 -
Caerphilly -8 2 £25,500 -15.00%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 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 62 (93.94%) Windows
2 55 (83.33%) VMware
3 53 (80.30%) Active Directory
4 52 (78.79%) Microsoft
5 47 (71.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (66.67%) DHCP
7 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (43.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (42.42%) IIS
10 24 (36.36%) MS Excel
11 20 (30.30%) TCP/IP
11 20 (30.30%) Finance
12 17 (25.76%) Advertising
12 17 (25.76%) IBM
13 16 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (24.24%) Mentoring
14 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (21.21%) Cisco
15 14 (21.21%) ITIL
16 13 (19.70%) MCSE
16 13 (19.70%) AS400
16 13 (19.70%) WebSphere
16 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
17 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
17 12 (18.18%) Firewall
17 12 (18.18%) SQL
17 12 (18.18%) HP
17 12 (18.18%) Internet
18 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 10 (15.15%) Apache

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 28 (42.42%) IIS
2 13 (19.70%) WebSphere
3 10 (15.15%) Apache
4 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 8 (12.12%) Commerce Server
4 8 (12.12%) CMS
5 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.58%) JBoss
6 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
6 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.03%) Lync
10 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.06%) Office 365
4 3 (4.55%) IaaS
4 3 (4.55%) PaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (66.67%) DHCP
2 20 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 12 (18.18%) Internet
3 12 (18.18%) Firewall
4 8 (12.12%) SAN
5 7 (10.61%) VPN
6 5 (7.58%) WAN
6 5 (7.58%) NAS
7 4 (6.06%) SNMP
7 4 (6.06%) LAN
8 3 (4.55%) Kerberos
8 3 (4.55%) OSPF
8 3 (4.55%) BGP
8 3 (4.55%) EIGRP
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.55%) VLAN
8 3 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.03%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.55%) Big Data
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Advertising
3 4 (6.06%) Welsh Language
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Consultant
1 13 (19.70%) Technical Consultant
2 11 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.61%) Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Server Support
6 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
1 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) AS400
2 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Clustering
4 3 (4.55%) iSeries
4 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (93.94%) Windows
2 47 (71.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.64%) Linux
5 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.06%) CentOS
7 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (24.24%) Mentoring
2 14 (21.21%) ITIL
3 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.06%) Network Management
8 3 (4.55%) Line Management
8 3 (4.55%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (3.03%) Network Design
9 2 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (3.03%) Low Latency
10 1 (1.52%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.58%) Java
4 4 (6.06%) Perl
4 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (19.70%) MCSE
3 9 (13.64%) MCP
4 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.09%) CCNA
5 6 (9.09%) MCSA
6 4 (6.06%) SAP Certification
6 4 (6.06%) MCITP
7 3 (4.55%) CCNP
8 2 (3.03%) RHCE
8 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
2 7 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (80.30%) Active Directory
2 29 (43.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.55%) Squid
4 3 (4.55%) Xen
5 2 (3.03%) Firmware
5 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.52%) Samba
6 1 (1.52%) XenServer
6 1 (1.52%) KVM
6 1 (1.52%) iptables
6 1 (1.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) WSUS
1 5 (7.58%) SCCM
1 5 (7.58%) SCOM
2 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (83.33%) VMware
2 52 (78.79%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.76%) IBM
4 14 (21.21%) Cisco
5 12 (18.18%) HP
6 8 (12.12%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.58%) McAfee
7 5 (7.58%) NetApp
8 4 (6.06%) Veritas
8 4 (6.06%) Symantec
8 4 (6.06%) SAP
8 4 (6.06%) Citrix
9 3 (4.55%) EMC
9 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.55%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.55%) Veeam
10 2 (3.03%) Brocade
10 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.03%) Nokia
10 2 (3.03%) Dell
Blaenau Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago