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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 59 51 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 23 46 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.58% 4.24% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.55% 20.63% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 29
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £20,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £41,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
124 223 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.90% 20.53% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 109 195 217
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +12 22 £35,000 -6.66%
Gwent - 1 £40,500 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 35 (66.04%) DHCP
2 28 (52.83%) LAN
3 24 (45.28%) Linux
3 24 (45.28%) Telecoms
4 23 (43.40%) Avaya
5 22 (41.51%) Cisco
5 22 (41.51%) MPLS
6 21 (39.62%) Windows
6 21 (39.62%) Finance
7 20 (37.74%) Internet
8 19 (35.85%) WAN
8 19 (35.85%) CCNP
8 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (35.85%) Unified Communications
8 19 (35.85%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (33.96%) CheckPoint
10 17 (32.08%) Red Hat
10 17 (32.08%) Firewall
10 17 (32.08%) Banking
11 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
11 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
11 16 (30.19%) Apache
11 16 (30.19%) F5
12 14 (26.42%) VPN
12 14 (26.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (22.64%) VMware
13 12 (22.64%) BIG-IP
14 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (20.75%) OSPF

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (30.19%) Apache
2 10 (18.87%) JBoss
3 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.55%) IIS
5 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) PaaS
2 5 (9.43%) Office 365
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (66.04%) DHCP
2 28 (52.83%) LAN
3 22 (41.51%) MPLS
4 20 (37.74%) Internet
5 19 (35.85%) Unified Communications
5 19 (35.85%) WAN
6 17 (32.08%) Firewall
7 14 (26.42%) VPN
8 12 (22.64%) BIG-IP
9 11 (20.75%) BGP
9 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (20.75%) OSPF
10 9 (16.98%) NAS
11 8 (15.09%) SAN
12 6 (11.32%) iSCSI
12 6 (11.32%) Kerberos
12 6 (11.32%) Network Security
12 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
12 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) Big Data
2 6 (11.32%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
2 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (45.28%) Telecoms
2 21 (39.62%) Finance
3 17 (32.08%) Banking
4 6 (11.32%) Advertising
4 6 (11.32%) Marketing
5 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Architect
2 17 (32.08%) Cisco Architect
3 13 (24.53%) Administrator
3 13 (24.53%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (20.75%) Network Architect
5 10 (18.87%) Cisco Network Architect
6 8 (15.09%) Telecoms Architect
7 6 (11.32%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (11.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) IT Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Security Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
10 3 (5.66%) Operations Engineer
11 2 (3.77%) Performance Engineer
11 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
11 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) LAMP
2 3 (5.66%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) J2EE
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) Windows
3 14 (26.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
6 7 (13.21%) CentOS
6 7 (13.21%) Unix
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (13.21%) ITIL
1 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
2 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
2 6 (11.32%) High Availability
2 6 (11.32%) Low Latency
2 6 (11.32%) Mobile Marketing
3 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
4 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.66%) ERP
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Coaching
6 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.77%) DevOps
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Line Management
6 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (9.43%) Perl
1 5 (9.43%) Python
2 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) Ruby
3 2 (3.77%) C
3 2 (3.77%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) R
4 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) CCNP
1 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.09%) CCNP Voice
2 8 (15.09%) CCVP
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) MCSE
5 2 (3.77%) RHCE
5 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) NFS
3 6 (11.32%) Squid
4 5 (9.43%) vSphere
5 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (3.77%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Avaya
2 22 (41.51%) Cisco
3 18 (33.96%) CheckPoint
4 17 (32.08%) Red Hat
5 16 (30.19%) F5
5 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
6 12 (22.64%) VMware
7 10 (18.87%) IBM
8 6 (11.32%) EMC
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle
10 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat
10 3 (5.66%) Intel
11 2 (3.77%) AppDynamics
11 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.89%) Dell
12 1 (1.89%) Radware
12 1 (1.89%) Sage
12 1 (1.89%) SAP