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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 75 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.47% 2.15% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.40% 10.86% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 38
Average salary £37,500 £37,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £46,350 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
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
242 221 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.95% 19.82% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 215 192 204
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +4 24 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Bridgend - 3 £22,000 - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £27,500 -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £37,500 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (91.30%) Active Directory
3 62 (89.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (84.06%) VMware
5 56 (81.16%) DHCP
6 55 (79.71%) Microsoft
7 47 (68.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (44.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (36.23%) Finance
9 25 (36.23%) TCP/IP
9 25 (36.23%) IIS
10 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
10 17 (24.64%) IBM
11 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
11 15 (21.74%) Advertising
11 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (18.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (18.84%) SLA
13 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
13 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (15.94%) SolarWinds
14 10 (14.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (14.49%) ITIL
14 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (13.04%) WebSphere
15 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
15 9 (13.04%) Internet
15 9 (13.04%) AS400

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 25 (36.23%) IIS
2 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (14.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (13.04%) WebSphere
6 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.35%) JBoss
7 3 (4.35%) Apache
7 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.45%) CMS
8 1 (1.45%) Lync
8 1 (1.45%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (81.16%) DHCP
2 25 (36.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.04%) Internet
4 8 (11.59%) Firewall
5 4 (5.80%) VPN
6 3 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (1.45%) VoIP
7 1 (1.45%) WAN
7 1 (1.45%) IPv4
7 1 (1.45%) IPsec
7 1 (1.45%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Administrator
2 14 (20.29%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (18.84%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (17.39%) Server Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Wintel Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Support Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) VMware Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Server Support
7 9 (13.04%) Consultant
7 9 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (11.59%) Server Support Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) Technical Support
11 4 (5.80%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) Systems Support
11 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
11 4 (5.80%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) AS400
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (89.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (68.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.25%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
3 10 (14.49%) ITIL
4 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.80%) Project Management
6 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.45%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.14%) MCSA
2 7 (10.14%) CCNA
2 7 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.70%) MCSE
4 3 (4.35%) MCITP
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.90%) MCP
6 1 (1.45%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 31 (44.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) XenApp
4 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) WSUS
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
1 2 (2.90%) SCOM
2 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 58 (84.06%) VMware
2 55 (79.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (24.64%) IBM
4 11 (15.94%) SolarWinds
5 5 (7.25%) Citrix
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco
6 4 (5.80%) Veeam
7 3 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.90%) HP
8 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) McAfee
9 1 (1.45%) Avaya
9 1 (1.45%) Juniper
9 1 (1.45%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.45%) Mitel
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