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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 62 49 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 50 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.76% 4.60% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.49% 27.03% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 7
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,400 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
214 185 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.02% 17.03% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 202 166 162
Average salary £38,400 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 19 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Caerphilly +3 6 £38,400 +35.92% 1
Torfaen -3 5 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £21,500 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 42 (65.63%) VMware
3 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 38 (59.38%) DHCP
4 38 (59.38%) Active Directory
5 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (40.63%) Firewall
7 24 (37.50%) Cisco
8 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
8 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (29.69%) WAN
10 18 (28.13%) LAN
11 17 (26.56%) IIS
11 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
11 17 (26.56%) Internet
12 16 (25.00%) VPN
12 16 (25.00%) SAN
13 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
13 13 (20.31%) HP
14 12 (18.75%) Linux
14 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (18.75%) Finance
15 11 (17.19%) NAS
16 10 (15.63%) Apache
16 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
16 10 (15.63%) IBM
16 10 (15.63%) NetApp
16 10 (15.63%) Load Balancing
17 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (26.56%) IIS
2 10 (15.63%) Apache
2 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.94%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (9.38%) Commerce Server
4 6 (9.38%) CMS
5 4 (6.25%) JBoss
6 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.69%) Lync
7 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) SaaS
3 3 (4.69%) PaaS
3 3 (4.69%) Office 365
3 3 (4.69%) IaaS
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (59.38%) DHCP
2 26 (40.63%) Firewall
3 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
4 19 (29.69%) WAN
5 18 (28.13%) LAN
6 17 (26.56%) Internet
7 16 (25.00%) VPN
7 16 (25.00%) SAN
8 11 (17.19%) NAS
9 8 (12.50%) FTP
10 5 (7.81%) LDAP
10 5 (7.81%) SNMP
10 5 (7.81%) PPTP
10 5 (7.81%) IPsec
10 5 (7.81%) VLAN
10 5 (7.81%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (6.25%) VPLS
11 4 (6.25%) Wireless
11 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Big Data
2 3 (4.69%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Advertising
3 5 (7.81%) Welsh Language
4 4 (6.25%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) French Language
6 1 (1.56%) German Language
6 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Support Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Network Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Server Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.94%) Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Server Support
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
1 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.38%) AS400
1 6 (9.38%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) iSeries
2 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.56%) iPad
3 1 (1.56%) iPhone
3 1 (1.56%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.75%) Linux
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.25%) CentOS
6 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.25%) UNIX
7 1 (1.56%) Debian
7 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Load Balancing
2 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (10.94%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
2 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
3 6 (9.38%) Project Management
4 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (7.81%) Network Management
5 4 (6.25%) Network Design
5 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.25%) Time Management
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (4.69%) Line Management
6 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.69%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (4.69%) Change Control
6 3 (4.69%) Mobile Marketing
7 2 (3.13%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.13%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) Perl
2 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.69%) Java
4 3 (4.69%) Python
5 1 (1.56%) AWK
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) C#
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.50%) MCP
4 7 (10.94%) MCSE
5 4 (6.25%) MCSA
5 4 (6.25%) CCIE
5 4 (6.25%) CCNP
5 4 (6.25%) CCNA
5 4 (6.25%) SAP Certification
6 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.13%) MCTS
7 2 (3.13%) VCP5
7 2 (3.13%) RHCE
7 2 (3.13%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.56%) CCENT
8 1 (1.56%) MCITP
8 1 (1.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.25%) NFS
5 3 (4.69%) ISA Server
5 3 (4.69%) Squid
5 3 (4.69%) Xen
6 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.13%) Firmware
7 1 (1.56%) Samba
7 1 (1.56%) XenServer
7 1 (1.56%) vSphere
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) WSUS
2 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) VMware
2 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 24 (37.50%) Cisco
4 13 (20.31%) HP
5 10 (15.63%) IBM
5 10 (15.63%) NetApp
6 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 6 (9.38%) Symantec
8 5 (7.81%) Citrix
8 5 (7.81%) Dell
9 4 (6.25%) EMC
9 4 (6.25%) SAP
9 4 (6.25%) Veritas
9 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.25%) Juniper
10 3 (4.69%) McAfee
10 3 (4.69%) Altiris
10 3 (4.69%) Google
10 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
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