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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 66 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.78% 2.42% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.81% 11.76% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 9
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +80.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
254 238 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.50% 20.55% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 232 212 214
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +2 25 £31,000 -4.61%
Caerphilly +12 3 £21,250 -24.10%
Newport +13 1 £39,500 +17.91%
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 36 (70.59%) VMware
3 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
4 27 (52.94%) DHCP
4 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 26 (50.98%) Firewall
6 24 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 22 (43.14%) Cisco
8 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (39.22%) IIS
10 18 (35.29%) SAN
10 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (27.45%) WAN
12 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
13 12 (23.53%) Internet
13 12 (23.53%) Linux
13 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
13 12 (23.53%) LAN
14 11 (21.57%) NAS
15 10 (19.61%) Load Balancing
15 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (19.61%) HP
15 10 (19.61%) SQL
15 10 (19.61%) ITIL
16 9 (17.65%) VPN
16 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
16 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (15.69%) MCP
17 8 (15.69%) MCSE

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 20 (39.22%) IIS
2 7 (13.73%) CMS
2 7 (13.73%) Commerce Server
2 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.80%) Apache
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.96%) Lync
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) SaaS
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (52.94%) DHCP
2 26 (50.98%) Firewall
3 24 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 18 (35.29%) SAN
5 14 (27.45%) WAN
6 12 (23.53%) Internet
6 12 (23.53%) LAN
7 11 (21.57%) NAS
8 9 (17.65%) VPN
9 5 (9.80%) BGP
9 5 (9.80%) VLAN
10 4 (7.84%) tcpdump
10 4 (7.84%) Wireless
11 3 (5.88%) IPsec
11 3 (5.88%) OSPF
11 3 (5.88%) FTP
11 3 (5.88%) HTTP
11 3 (5.88%) LDAP
11 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) French Language
2 3 (5.88%) German Language
2 3 (5.88%) Italian Language
2 3 (5.88%) Spanish Language
2 3 (5.88%) Welsh Language
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Support Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Support Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Server Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.80%) Server Support Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Server Support
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.88%) Provisioning Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) IT Graduate
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Support
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Graduate
10 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
1 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.92%) AS400
5 1 (1.96%) iSeries
5 1 (1.96%) iPhone
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (23.53%) Linux
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.80%) UNIX
7 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.88%) Debian
9 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Load Balancing
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
2 4 (7.84%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (7.84%) Project Management
2 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.88%) Change Management
3 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.88%) Change Control
3 3 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.92%) Line Management
4 2 (3.92%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (3.92%) Network Management
4 2 (3.92%) Time Management
4 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.96%) ERP
5 1 (1.96%) CRM
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.92%) AWK
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.69%) MCP
2 8 (15.69%) MCSE
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.76%) CCNA
5 5 (9.80%) Degree
6 4 (7.84%) SAP Certification
7 3 (5.88%) CCNP
7 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.92%) VCP5
8 2 (3.92%) MCSA
9 1 (1.96%) CCIE
9 1 (1.96%) MCSD
9 1 (1.96%) HND
9 1 (1.96%) VCP4
9 1 (1.96%) CCENT
9 1 (1.96%) MCITP
9 1 (1.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.84%) ISA Server
5 3 (5.88%) NFS
5 3 (5.88%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (70.59%) VMware
2 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 22 (43.14%) Cisco
4 10 (19.61%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) NetApp
6 6 (11.76%) Citrix
7 5 (9.80%) SAP
8 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.84%) Symantec
8 4 (7.84%) Veritas
9 3 (5.88%) IBM
9 3 (5.88%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.88%) Altiris
10 2 (3.92%) JBoss
10 2 (3.92%) Nokia
10 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.96%) Apple
11 1 (1.96%) Lotus
11 1 (1.96%) Avaya
11 1 (1.96%) Juniper