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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 33 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.82% 3.42% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.84% 16.15% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 9
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 £28,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,150 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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
257 192 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.97% 21.17% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 218 172 170
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,478
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,550 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 0 21 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Caerphilly +9 8 £38,400 +37.14%
Torfaen - 4 £40,000 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 47 (77.05%) Windows
2 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
3 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
3 39 (63.93%) DHCP
3 39 (63.93%) VMware
4 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (39.34%) Cisco
6 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (34.43%) Firewall
8 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
9 17 (27.87%) IIS
9 17 (27.87%) Finance
9 17 (27.87%) Internet
10 16 (26.23%) WAN
11 15 (24.59%) LAN
11 15 (24.59%) VPN
12 14 (22.95%) IBM
12 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
13 13 (21.31%) Advertising
13 13 (21.31%) HP
14 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
15 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
16 10 (16.39%) WebSphere
16 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
16 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
16 10 (16.39%) MCP
16 10 (16.39%) AS400
16 10 (16.39%) SAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 17 (27.87%) IIS
2 10 (16.39%) WebSphere
3 9 (14.75%) Apache
4 8 (13.11%) Commerce Server
4 8 (13.11%) CMS
5 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
6 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
7 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
7 4 (6.56%) JBoss
8 3 (4.92%) Lync
8 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.92%) SaaS
2 3 (4.92%) PaaS
2 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (63.93%) DHCP
2 21 (34.43%) Firewall
3 17 (27.87%) Internet
4 16 (26.23%) WAN
5 15 (24.59%) VPN
5 15 (24.59%) LAN
6 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
7 10 (16.39%) SAN
8 8 (13.11%) FTP
8 8 (13.11%) NAS
9 4 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.56%) IPv4
9 4 (6.56%) IPv6
9 4 (6.56%) SNMP
9 4 (6.56%) PPTP
9 4 (6.56%) IPsec
9 4 (6.56%) VPLS
10 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (4.92%) Wireless
10 3 (4.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Advertising
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
3 4 (6.56%) Welsh Language
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Consultant
2 9 (14.75%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (14.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (13.11%) Administrator
3 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) .NET
1 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) AS400
2 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) iSeries
5 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 47 (77.05%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.75%) Linux
5 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.56%) CentOS
6 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.92%) UNIX
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
1 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
2 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (13.11%) ITIL
4 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.56%) Network Management
5 4 (6.56%) Time Management
5 4 (6.56%) Project Management
5 4 (6.56%) Network Design
6 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.92%) Line Management
6 3 (4.92%) Mobile Marketing
7 2 (3.28%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) Java
2 4 (6.56%) Perl
2 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.92%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
4 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.39%) MCP
3 9 (14.75%) MCSE
4 8 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (11.48%) Degree
6 4 (6.56%) MCSA
6 4 (6.56%) CCIE
6 4 (6.56%) SAP Certification
7 3 (4.92%) CCNP
7 3 (4.92%) CCNA
7 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.28%) MCTS
8 2 (3.28%) VCP5
8 2 (3.28%) RHCE
8 2 (3.28%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.28%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.64%) CCENT
9 1 (1.64%) MCITP
9 1 (1.64%) MCSD
9 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
2 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) Squid
4 3 (4.92%) Xen
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.28%) Firmware
5 2 (3.28%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.28%) NFS
6 1 (1.64%) XenServer
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) KVM
6 1 (1.64%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) WSUS
2 4 (6.56%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.92%) SCCM
3 3 (4.92%) SCOM
4 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
2 39 (63.93%) VMware
3 24 (39.34%) Cisco
4 14 (22.95%) IBM
5 13 (21.31%) HP
6 7 (11.48%) NetApp
6 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
7 6 (9.84%) Symantec
8 5 (8.20%) Citrix
8 5 (8.20%) Dell
9 4 (6.56%) EMC
9 4 (6.56%) SAP
9 4 (6.56%) Juniper
9 4 (6.56%) Veritas
10 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.92%) McAfee
10 3 (4.92%) Google
10 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.92%) F5
11 2 (3.28%) Brocade
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Arts Council of Wales
Salary: From £29,749 to £39,093 per annum - Grade D
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago