The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 93 123 73
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -50
Permanent jobs citing DNS 168 91 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.84% 1.75% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.45% 10.39% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 150 81 152
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £18,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,939 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.66%
DNS
England

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
963 876 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.29% 16.88% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 824 674 898
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DNS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the South West region.

DNS Salary Trend in the South West

DNS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in the South West

DNS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Gloucestershire +30 55 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Bristol -10 34 £40,000 +25.00% 5
Wiltshire +12 33 £35,820 -34.87% 7
Somerset +17 19 £32,500 +12.06%
Dorset -16 13 £42,500 +58.87% 2
Devon +10 10 £23,000 -2.64% 5
Cornwall -10 2 £20,000 +11.11% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 248 (74.25%) Windows
2 230 (68.86%) DHCP
3 185 (55.39%) TCP/IP
4 162 (48.50%) Microsoft
4 162 (48.50%) VMware
5 161 (48.20%) Active Directory
6 118 (35.33%) Cisco
7 117 (35.03%) Firewall
8 114 (34.13%) Linux
9 111 (33.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 110 (32.93%) ITIL
11 99 (29.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 90 (26.95%) MS Exchange
13 81 (24.25%) VPN
14 72 (21.56%) SQL
15 71 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 70 (20.96%) Citrix
17 65 (19.46%) Security Cleared
18 64 (19.16%) HTTP
19 62 (18.56%) Finance
20 61 (18.26%) MS Excel
21 60 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
22 57 (17.07%) SAN
23 53 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
23 53 (15.87%) SCCM
24 52 (15.57%) SC Cleared
25 49 (14.67%) HP
25 49 (14.67%) MS Office
26 47 (14.07%) LAN
27 46 (13.77%) SSL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 90 (26.95%) MS Exchange
2 44 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (9.28%) IIS
4 24 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (5.99%) SharePoint
7 18 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (5.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (4.79%) Apache
10 14 (4.19%) Lync
11 9 (2.69%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.80%) JBoss
13 5 (1.50%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.50%) Site Server
13 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.90%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.60%) nginx
15 2 (0.60%) Confluence
16 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (18.26%) MS Excel
2 49 (14.67%) MS Office
3 9 (2.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) SAP Business One
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.69%) Office 365
3 7 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.90%) SaaS
5 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 230 (68.86%) DHCP
2 185 (55.39%) TCP/IP
3 117 (35.03%) Firewall
4 81 (24.25%) VPN
5 64 (19.16%) HTTP
6 57 (17.07%) SAN
7 47 (14.07%) LAN
8 46 (13.77%) SSL
9 42 (12.57%) FTP
10 40 (11.98%) Network Security
10 40 (11.98%) SMTP
11 37 (11.08%) LDAP
12 34 (10.18%) Internet
13 31 (9.28%) WAN
13 31 (9.28%) Telnet
14 22 (6.59%) Wireshark
15 20 (5.99%) Wireless
16 17 (5.09%) Intrusion Detection
17 16 (4.79%) VLAN
17 16 (4.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.49%) MySQL
3 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (1.80%) JIRA
1 6 (1.80%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.50%) Subversion
3 4 (1.20%) NeoLoad
3 4 (1.20%) JMeter
4 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.60%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.30%) Hudson
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 62 (18.56%) Finance
2 14 (4.19%) Banking
3 12 (3.59%) Aerospace
4 11 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.69%) Back Office
6 7 (2.10%) Retail
7 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.20%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.60%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (17.07%) Analyst
2 54 (16.17%) Support Engineer
3 39 (11.68%) Administrator
4 37 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (9.28%) Network Engineer
6 25 (7.49%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (5.99%) Support Technician
7 20 (5.99%) Consultant
8 18 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (5.09%) Server Engineer
9 17 (5.09%) Lead Network Engineer
10 16 (4.79%) Support Specialist
11 15 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (3.89%) Support Analyst
13 12 (3.59%) Lead Systems Engineer
14 11 (3.29%) Wintel Specialist
14 11 (3.29%) IT Support
14 11 (3.29%) Wintel Support
15 10 (2.99%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.39%) Software Packaging
2 15 (4.49%) .NET
3 13 (3.89%) HTML
4 12 (3.59%) Web Services
5 11 (3.29%) XML
6 8 (2.40%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.10%) J2EE
8 6 (1.80%) SOAP
9 5 (1.50%) LAMP
10 4 (1.20%) WCF
10 4 (1.20%) WPF
10 4 (1.20%) WinForms
10 4 (1.20%) JSP
10 4 (1.20%) CSS
11 3 (0.90%) jQuery
12 2 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (0.60%) DAO
12 2 (0.60%) Ajax
12 2 (0.60%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.78%) Clustering
1 26 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.59%) Client/Server
3 19 (5.69%) Blackberry
4 10 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.69%) EqualLogic
6 6 (1.80%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.50%) iPhone
8 4 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.20%) Replication
9 3 (0.90%) Smartcard
9 3 (0.90%) Streaming Video
9 3 (0.90%) Open Source
9 3 (0.90%) PKI
10 2 (0.60%) W3C
10 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 248 (74.25%) Windows
2 114 (34.13%) Linux
3 99 (29.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (9.28%) Windows 7
7 24 (7.19%) UNIX
8 22 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (6.59%) Windows XP
9 19 (5.69%) Windows 8
10 17 (5.09%) Solaris
11 11 (3.29%) CentOS
12 9 (2.69%) Android
13 8 (2.40%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.80%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.50%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.20%) AIX
17 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.90%) Debian
17 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (32.93%) ITIL
2 35 (10.48%) Information Security
3 22 (6.59%) SIEM
3 22 (6.59%) Configuration Management
4 21 (6.29%) Cyber Security
5 20 (5.99%) Network Architecture
6 19 (5.69%) Service Management
7 18 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (5.09%) Incident Management
9 16 (4.79%) Migration
10 15 (4.49%) Network Load Balancing
11 13 (3.89%) Time Management
12 12 (3.59%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (3.59%) Service Delivery
13 11 (3.29%) ITIL V3
13 11 (3.29%) Performance Management
13 11 (3.29%) DevOps
13 11 (3.29%) Mentoring
14 9 (2.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 72 (21.56%) SQL
2 38 (11.38%) Perl
3 32 (9.58%) Bash Shell
4 29 (8.68%) PHP
5 21 (6.29%) Python
5 21 (6.29%) PowerShell
6 20 (5.99%) JavaScript
7 19 (5.69%) Java
8 8 (2.40%) C#
9 6 (1.80%) Korn
10 5 (1.50%) VB
10 5 (1.50%) Ruby
11 3 (0.90%) C
11 3 (0.90%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.60%) C++
13 1 (0.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 65 (19.46%) Security Cleared
2 60 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (15.57%) SC Cleared
4 45 (13.47%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (11.98%) MCSE
6 37 (11.08%) Degree
7 32 (9.58%) MCSA
8 29 (8.68%) CCNA
9 27 (8.08%) DV Cleared
10 19 (5.69%) CCNP
11 14 (4.19%) MCP
12 12 (3.59%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.69%) MCITP
13 9 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.80%) VCP4
14 6 (1.80%) GCIA
15 5 (1.50%) GCIH
16 4 (1.20%) GIAC
16 4 (1.20%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.68%) SLA
2 12 (3.59%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.50%) QA
4 2 (0.60%) DO-178B
System Software
1 161 (48.20%) Active Directory
2 111 (33.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (13.17%) Hyper-V
4 41 (12.28%) XenApp
5 30 (8.98%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (7.78%) XenDesktop
7 22 (6.59%) VMware ESX
8 21 (6.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 19 (5.69%) Snort
10 18 (5.39%) vSphere
11 14 (4.19%) XenServer
12 12 (3.59%) vCloud
13 9 (2.69%) NFS
13 9 (2.69%) ISA Server
14 4 (1.20%) UAG
14 4 (1.20%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.90%) Kerio MailServer
16 2 (0.60%) ProxySG
16 2 (0.60%) Squid
16 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 53 (15.87%) SCCM
2 34 (10.18%) SCOM
3 21 (6.29%) HP SIM
4 20 (5.99%) NetBackup
5 18 (5.39%) Nagios
6 17 (5.09%) Puppet
7 13 (3.89%) WSUS
8 12 (3.59%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (3.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 11 (3.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (3.29%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (2.99%) Backup Exec
10 10 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (2.40%) Tivoli
12 8 (2.40%) OpenView
13 7 (2.10%) Netcool
14 5 (1.50%) Hyperic
14 5 (1.50%) SCSM
15 3 (0.90%) Plesk
Vendors
1 162 (48.50%) Microsoft
1 162 (48.50%) VMware
2 118 (35.33%) Cisco
3 70 (20.96%) Citrix
4 49 (14.67%) HP
5 35 (10.48%) Juniper
6 34 (10.18%) CheckPoint
7 30 (8.98%) Dell
8 28 (8.38%) Symantec
9 25 (7.49%) Red Hat
9 25 (7.49%) Oracle
10 22 (6.59%) Remedy
11 17 (5.09%) Sophos
12 16 (4.79%) McAfee
13 12 (3.59%) Veeam
14 11 (3.29%) Apple
15 10 (2.99%) IBM
15 10 (2.99%) SAP
16 8 (2.40%) SonicWALL
16 8 (2.40%) LogRhythm
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Corsham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Kingdom Interiors Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Generous staff discounts
Posted: 14 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 15 days ago