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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 52 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.15% 3.03% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.53% 11.66% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 33 28
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,700 £26,325
10% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £37,400 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
212 283 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.91% 25.96% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 200 265 223
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 43 £39,000 +25.80% 5
Bridgend - 9 £21,500 - 1
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (87.95%) Windows
2 67 (80.72%) DHCP
3 65 (78.31%) Active Directory
4 62 (74.70%) VMware
5 58 (69.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (65.06%) Microsoft
7 46 (55.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (43.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (37.35%) Finance
10 29 (34.94%) TCP/IP
11 23 (27.71%) Firewall
12 19 (22.89%) IIS
13 18 (21.69%) IBM
14 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
15 16 (19.28%) Cisco
16 15 (18.07%) SLA
17 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
19 12 (14.46%) WAN
19 12 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
19 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (14.46%) Load Balancing
20 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2007
20 11 (13.25%) SolarWinds
20 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
20 11 (13.25%) Internet
20 11 (13.25%) LAN
20 11 (13.25%) Advertising
21 10 (12.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 10 (12.05%) MPLS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (22.89%) IIS
2 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
3 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (12.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.41%) JBoss
8 2 (2.41%) Apache
8 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.20%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (80.72%) DHCP
2 29 (34.94%) TCP/IP
3 23 (27.71%) Firewall
4 12 (14.46%) WAN
5 11 (13.25%) Internet
5 11 (13.25%) LAN
6 10 (12.05%) VPN
6 10 (12.05%) MPLS
7 8 (9.64%) OSPF
7 8 (9.64%) IPsec
8 7 (8.43%) BGP
9 5 (6.02%) IPv4
9 5 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.02%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (4.82%) VPLS
10 4 (4.82%) Wireless
10 4 (4.82%) EIGRP
10 4 (4.82%) FTP
11 3 (3.61%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
General
1 31 (37.35%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Advertising
3 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Systems Administrator
1 27 (32.53%) Administrator
2 19 (22.89%) Support Engineer
3 17 (20.48%) 3rd Line Support
3 17 (20.48%) Server Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Server Support
5 9 (10.84%) Network Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Server Support Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Systems Support
10 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Systems Support Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.82%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.20%) DTV
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) AS400
4 1 (1.20%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 73 (87.95%) Windows
2 58 (69.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (55.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.20%) UNIX
6 1 (1.20%) AIX
6 1 (1.20%) HPUX
6 1 (1.20%) Solaris
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.46%) Load Balancing
2 8 (9.64%) ITIL
3 7 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.82%) Project Management
6 3 (3.61%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (3.61%) Network Management
6 3 (3.61%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.41%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (1.20%) Coaching
8 1 (1.20%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.20%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.20%) Data Security
8 1 (1.20%) Security Management
8 1 (1.20%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.20%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) C#
3 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.20%) VB
3 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.05%) CCNA
3 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.43%) MCSA
5 5 (6.02%) MCSE
6 4 (4.82%) MCITP
7 3 (3.61%) CCNP
8 1 (1.20%) MCP
8 1 (1.20%) CCSA
8 1 (1.20%) CCSE
8 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.20%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (78.31%) Active Directory
2 36 (43.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) XenApp
3 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) WSUS
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (74.70%) VMware
2 54 (65.06%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.69%) IBM
4 16 (19.28%) Cisco
5 11 (13.25%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.02%) F5
6 5 (6.02%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.02%) Citrix
6 5 (6.02%) Juniper
7 4 (4.82%) Fortinet
7 4 (4.82%) Veeam
8 2 (2.41%) NetApp
8 2 (2.41%) HP
9 1 (1.20%) Dell
9 1 (1.20%) EMC
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle
9 1 (1.20%) SAP
9 1 (1.20%) Nokia
9 1 (1.20%) Avaya
9 1 (1.20%) McAfee
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