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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 62 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.80% 3.00% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 13.21% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 11
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +94.44%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
270 265 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.35% 22.73% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 250 233 189
Average salary £36,500 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.59% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -7 25 £31,000 -12.67% 2
Caerphilly +12 3 £21,250 -21.29%
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 41 (83.67%) VMware
3 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
4 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
5 28 (57.14%) Firewall
6 25 (51.02%) Cisco
7 24 (48.98%) TCP/IP
8 23 (46.94%) IIS
9 22 (44.90%) DHCP
9 22 (44.90%) SAN
9 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
11 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (30.61%) HP
13 15 (30.61%) ITIL
13 15 (30.61%) NAS
14 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
14 14 (28.57%) Internet
14 14 (28.57%) Load Balancing
15 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (26.53%) WAN
15 13 (26.53%) MCSE
15 13 (26.53%) Hyper-V
16 12 (24.49%) MCP
17 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
17 11 (22.45%) CMS
17 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
17 11 (22.45%) SQL
17 11 (22.45%) .NET

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (46.94%) IIS
2 11 (22.45%) CMS
2 11 (22.45%) Commerce Server
3 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
5 5 (10.20%) Apache
6 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (57.14%) Firewall
2 24 (48.98%) TCP/IP
3 22 (44.90%) DHCP
3 22 (44.90%) SAN
4 15 (30.61%) NAS
5 14 (28.57%) Internet
6 13 (26.53%) WAN
7 11 (22.45%) LAN
8 7 (14.29%) VPN
9 5 (10.20%) VLAN
9 5 (10.20%) BGP
10 4 (8.16%) Wireless
10 4 (8.16%) tcpdump
11 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (6.12%) IPsec
11 3 (6.12%) MPLS
11 3 (6.12%) OSPF
11 3 (6.12%) LDAP
12 2 (4.08%) SNMP
12 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) French Language
2 3 (6.12%) German Language
2 3 (6.12%) Italian Language
2 3 (6.12%) Spanish Language
2 3 (6.12%) Welsh Language
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Support Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (18.37%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Server Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Server Support
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Provisioning Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Graduate
8 2 (4.08%) IT Graduate
8 2 (4.08%) Network Support
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.45%) Linux
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.16%) UNIX
7 3 (6.12%) Debian
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.04%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) ITIL
2 14 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.16%) Project Management
3 4 (8.16%) Change Control
3 4 (8.16%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.12%) Change Management
4 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.12%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.08%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.08%) Network Management
6 1 (2.04%) High Availability
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.04%) Time Management
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Perl
3 2 (4.08%) AWK
3 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (26.53%) MCSE
2 12 (24.49%) MCP
3 7 (14.29%) SAP Certification
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.20%) CCNA
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) CCNP
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.08%) VCP5
7 1 (2.04%) VCP4
7 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (26.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.16%) ISA Server
5 3 (6.12%) vSphere
5 3 (6.12%) NFS
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 41 (83.67%) VMware
2 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
3 25 (51.02%) Cisco
4 15 (30.61%) HP
5 8 (16.33%) SAP
6 7 (14.29%) Symantec
6 7 (14.29%) Citrix
6 7 (14.29%) NetApp
6 7 (14.29%) Veritas
7 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
7 3 (6.12%) Altiris
7 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.12%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) JBoss
8 2 (4.08%) Intel
8 2 (4.08%) Avaya
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.08%) Nokia
9 1 (2.04%) F5
9 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago