The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 60 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 29 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.60% 3.30% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.03% 15.32% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 14
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,600 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £42,000 £34,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
241 235 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.63% 21.52% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 217 205 159
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,100 £19,126
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Wales

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 -13 22 £32,500 -9.72% 6
Caerphilly +11 4 £30,125 +7.58%
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 35 (77.78%) VMware
3 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
4 26 (57.78%) Firewall
5 24 (53.33%) Cisco
5 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
6 22 (48.89%) IIS
7 19 (42.22%) DHCP
7 19 (42.22%) SAN
7 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 15 (33.33%) ITIL
9 15 (33.33%) Internet
10 14 (31.11%) WAN
10 14 (31.11%) HP
10 14 (31.11%) SQL
10 14 (31.11%) Load Balancing
10 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
11 13 (28.89%) MCSE
11 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (26.67%) MCP
12 12 (26.67%) LAN
12 12 (26.67%) .NET
12 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (24.44%) NAS
13 11 (24.44%) Linux
13 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
13 11 (24.44%) Commerce Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (48.89%) IIS
2 11 (24.44%) Commerce Server
2 11 (24.44%) CMS
3 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.11%) Apache
6 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
6 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
8 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) Firewall
2 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
3 19 (42.22%) SAN
3 19 (42.22%) DHCP
4 15 (33.33%) Internet
5 14 (31.11%) WAN
6 12 (26.67%) LAN
7 11 (24.44%) NAS
8 8 (17.78%) VPN
9 6 (13.33%) BGP
10 5 (11.11%) VLAN
11 4 (8.89%) tcpdump
11 4 (8.89%) MPLS
12 3 (6.67%) OSPF
12 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
12 3 (6.67%) HTTP
12 3 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (6.67%) IPsec
12 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (6.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) French Language
2 3 (6.67%) German Language
2 3 (6.67%) Italian Language
2 3 (6.67%) Spanish Language
2 3 (6.67%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Support Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (17.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Server Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Server Support
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Provisioning Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Support
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Network Support
10 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) JSP
3 1 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) iSeries
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (24.44%) Linux
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) UNIX
7 3 (6.67%) Debian
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.22%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
2 14 (31.11%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.89%) Project Management
3 4 (8.89%) Change Management
4 3 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Change Control
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.44%) Network Management
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (4.44%) AWK
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.22%) RPG
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) MCSE
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (26.67%) MCP
3 7 (15.56%) SAP Certification
4 6 (13.33%) CCNA
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.67%) CCNP
5 3 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.22%) VCP4
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) ISO 9001
1 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
3 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) NFS
6 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) VMware
2 24 (53.33%) Cisco
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) HP
4 8 (17.78%) SAP
5 7 (15.56%) Veritas
5 7 (15.56%) Symantec
6 6 (13.33%) Citrix
7 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.67%) Intel
8 2 (4.44%) JBoss
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) Nokia
8 2 (4.44%) Avaya
8 2 (4.44%) Altiris
8 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.22%) F5
9 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.22%) Veeam
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