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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 70 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 16 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.58% 2.63% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.80% 11.44% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 20
Average salary £31,500 £24,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £28,700 £40,725
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 236 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.20% 22.96% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 170 227 179
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 18 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 9 £33,500 +25.23%
Caerphilly - 6 £30,000 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 54 (96.43%) Windows
2 46 (82.14%) VMware
3 44 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 43 (76.79%) Active Directory
5 33 (58.93%) DHCP
5 33 (58.93%) Firewall
6 31 (55.36%) MS Exchange
7 28 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 28 (50.00%) Cisco
8 25 (44.64%) Hyper-V
9 21 (37.50%) Citrix
10 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
11 19 (33.93%) IIS
11 19 (33.93%) ITIL
11 19 (33.93%) MCP
11 19 (33.93%) MCSE
11 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
12 18 (32.14%) .NET
12 18 (32.14%) Symantec
13 17 (30.36%) SAN
14 16 (28.57%) HP
14 16 (28.57%) Clustering
14 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (26.79%) XenApp
15 15 (26.79%) Internet
16 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
17 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (55.36%) MS Exchange
2 19 (33.93%) IIS
3 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (23.21%) CMS
4 13 (23.21%) Commerce Server
5 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2000
7 8 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 5 (8.93%) Apache
8 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
8 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
9 4 (7.14%) Lync
10 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (58.93%) DHCP
1 33 (58.93%) Firewall
2 28 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (30.36%) SAN
4 15 (26.79%) Internet
5 12 (21.43%) WAN
5 12 (21.43%) LAN
5 12 (21.43%) NAS
6 10 (17.86%) VPN
7 7 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (10.71%) Ethernet
9 5 (8.93%) VoIP
9 5 (8.93%) MPLS
9 5 (8.93%) iSCSI
10 3 (5.36%) FTP
10 3 (5.36%) SNMP
11 2 (3.57%) BGP
11 2 (3.57%) HTTP
11 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.79%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (14.29%) Local Government
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Support Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Technical Support
3 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Wintel Support
5 10 (17.86%) Technical Support Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) Wintel Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Administrator
8 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) Architect
10 2 (3.57%) IT Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) .NET
2 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Clustering
2 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
3 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (96.43%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) i5/OS
7 1 (1.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Load Balancing
3 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.14%) Change Control
4 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.79%) Change Management
6 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) RPG
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (33.93%) MCP
2 19 (33.93%) MCSE
3 10 (17.86%) SAP Certification
3 10 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.93%) CCNA
4 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) CCAA
6 1 (1.79%) VCP5
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (17.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (76.79%) Active Directory
2 25 (44.64%) Hyper-V
3 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (26.79%) XenApp
5 11 (19.64%) vSphere
6 10 (17.86%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) NetBackup
2 8 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 8 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (14.29%) ARCserve
3 4 (7.14%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) VMware
2 44 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 28 (50.00%) Cisco
4 21 (37.50%) Citrix
5 18 (32.14%) Symantec
6 16 (28.57%) HP
7 10 (17.86%) SAP
7 10 (17.86%) Veritas
8 8 (14.29%) Remedy
8 8 (14.29%) McAfee
8 8 (14.29%) Sophos
9 7 (12.50%) Intel
10 6 (10.71%) Avaya
11 5 (8.93%) JBoss
12 3 (5.36%) IBM
13 1 (1.79%) Veeam
13 1 (1.79%) Nortel
13 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.79%) Sage
13 1 (1.79%) AppSense
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