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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 122 106 67
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -39
Permanent jobs citing DNS 126 120 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.04% 2.37% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.45% 14.32% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 114 99 202
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £24,850 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1012 838 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.40% 16.53% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 874 657 1011
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
Wiltshire +20 35 £25,000 -11.50% 4
Bristol -22 34 £30,000 -16.08% 4
Somerset -16 25 £27,500 -26.66% 7
Dorset +10 18 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Gloucestershire -26 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Devon -23 2 £29,500 -1.25% 3
Cornwall - 2 £22,750 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 235 (86.72%) Windows
2 183 (67.53%) DHCP
3 173 (63.84%) Active Directory
4 150 (55.35%) Microsoft
5 144 (53.14%) TCP/IP
6 140 (51.66%) VMware
7 121 (44.65%) Firewall
8 115 (42.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 108 (39.85%) MS Exchange
10 99 (36.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 90 (33.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 82 (30.26%) VPN
13 75 (27.68%) Linux
14 71 (26.20%) SQL Server
14 71 (26.20%) Windows 7
15 69 (25.46%) Windows XP
15 69 (25.46%) SAN
16 67 (24.72%) Microsoft Certification
17 66 (24.35%) Cisco
18 65 (23.99%) IIS
18 65 (23.99%) ITIL
19 57 (21.03%) Citrix
20 53 (19.56%) MS Excel
21 50 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2010
22 49 (18.08%) LAN
23 48 (17.71%) Windows 8
24 47 (17.34%) VMware ESX
25 45 (16.61%) WAN
26 44 (16.24%) SMTP
26 44 (16.24%) HP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 108 (39.85%) MS Exchange
2 65 (23.99%) IIS
3 50 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (12.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (7.01%) Lync
5 19 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (6.27%) Apache
7 16 (5.90%) SharePoint
8 13 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (4.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2000
11 10 (3.69%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.48%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.48%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (1.11%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.74%) nginx
15 1 (0.37%) CMS
15 1 (0.37%) TeamSite
15 1 (0.37%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (19.56%) MS Excel
2 40 (14.76%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SalesLogix
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.06%) Office 365
2 7 (2.58%) SaaS
3 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.74%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 183 (67.53%) DHCP
2 144 (53.14%) TCP/IP
3 121 (44.65%) Firewall
4 82 (30.26%) VPN
5 69 (25.46%) SAN
6 49 (18.08%) LAN
7 45 (16.61%) WAN
8 44 (16.24%) SMTP
9 37 (13.65%) HTTP
10 36 (13.28%) Internet
11 21 (7.75%) Ethernet
11 21 (7.75%) LDAP
12 20 (7.38%) Wireless
12 20 (7.38%) NAS
13 19 (7.01%) Network Security
14 17 (6.27%) SSL
15 16 (5.90%) VoIP
16 14 (5.17%) IPsec
17 12 (4.43%) VLAN
18 11 (4.06%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (26.20%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.33%) MySQL
3 9 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.95%) Big Data
4 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Subversion
2 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.74%) Hudson
3 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 13 (4.80%) Back Office
1 13 (4.80%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.32%) Retail
3 7 (2.58%) Finance
4 6 (2.21%) Banking
5 3 (1.11%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.74%) Automotive
6 2 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (24.35%) Analyst
2 46 (16.97%) Support Engineer
3 37 (13.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (11.81%) Administrator
5 26 (9.59%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (9.23%) IT Support
7 23 (8.49%) Service Analyst
8 21 (7.75%) Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (7.38%) Support Analyst
10 18 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (6.27%) Consultant
12 16 (5.90%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (5.54%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (4.43%) Windows Administrator
14 12 (4.43%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 12 (4.43%) Senior Support Engineer
15 11 (4.06%) Technical Support
16 10 (3.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 10 (3.69%) Network Analyst
17 9 (3.32%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.33%) HTML
2 24 (8.86%) XML
3 8 (2.95%) Web Services
4 5 (1.85%) Software Packaging
5 4 (1.48%) COM
6 3 (1.11%) LAMP
6 3 (1.11%) Middleware
6 3 (1.11%) jQuery
7 2 (0.74%) .NET
8 1 (0.37%) CSS
8 1 (0.37%) JSP
8 1 (0.37%) J2EE
8 1 (0.37%) JSON
8 1 (0.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.96%) Blackberry
3 25 (9.23%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.17%) PDA
5 9 (3.32%) Clustering
6 8 (2.95%) iPhone
6 8 (2.95%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.85%) Replication
8 5 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.85%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.48%) iPad
10 3 (1.11%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.11%) PKI
10 3 (1.11%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.74%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 235 (86.72%) Windows
2 99 (36.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (33.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 75 (27.68%) Linux
5 71 (26.20%) Windows 7
6 69 (25.46%) Windows XP
7 48 (17.71%) Windows 8
8 27 (9.96%) Windows Vista
9 17 (6.27%) UNIX
9 17 (6.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (4.06%) Windows 2000
12 10 (3.69%) CentOS
12 10 (3.69%) Mac OS X
13 7 (2.58%) Solaris
14 6 (2.21%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.85%) Android
16 3 (1.11%) AIX
17 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.99%) ITIL
2 21 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (6.27%) Project Management
5 15 (5.54%) Service Management
6 14 (5.17%) Service Delivery
6 14 (5.17%) Identity Management
7 13 (4.80%) Time Management
8 12 (4.43%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (4.43%) Asset Management
8 12 (4.43%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.06%) Data Protection
9 11 (4.06%) Mentoring
10 10 (3.69%) ITIL V3
10 10 (3.69%) Migration
10 10 (3.69%) Change Management
10 10 (3.69%) Information Security
11 9 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (2.95%) High Availability
12 8 (2.95%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.13%) SQL
2 21 (7.75%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.90%) PHP
4 14 (5.17%) Java
5 13 (4.80%) Perl
6 10 (3.69%) Python
7 9 (3.32%) VBScript
8 8 (2.95%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.95%) VB
9 7 (2.58%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.58%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.85%) Ruby
11 4 (1.48%) C#
12 3 (1.11%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.11%) C
13 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 67 (24.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (15.13%) Degree
3 33 (12.18%) Security Cleared
4 32 (11.81%) MCSA
5 31 (11.44%) MCSE
6 27 (9.96%) MCP
7 20 (7.38%) SC Cleared
8 18 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (6.27%) CCNA
10 13 (4.80%) MCITP
11 11 (4.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (3.69%) MCTS
13 8 (2.95%) CCNP
14 6 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.85%) DV Cleared
16 4 (1.48%) A+ Certification
16 4 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
16 4 (1.48%) CCSA
17 2 (0.74%) CCENT
17 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.90%) SLA
2 11 (4.06%) QA
3 6 (2.21%) COBIT
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 173 (63.84%) Active Directory
2 115 (42.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (17.34%) VMware ESX
4 34 (12.55%) vSphere
5 31 (11.44%) Terminal Services
6 22 (8.12%) Hyper-V
7 15 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (4.06%) MetaFrame
9 10 (3.69%) UAG
9 10 (3.69%) NFS
10 9 (3.32%) XenApp
10 9 (3.32%) XenServer
11 7 (2.58%) Squid
12 6 (2.21%) qmail
13 5 (1.85%) Xen
13 5 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (1.11%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.74%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 36 (13.28%) SCCM
2 28 (10.33%) Backup Exec
3 18 (6.64%) Nagios
4 15 (5.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (4.43%) WSUS
6 11 (4.06%) NetBackup
6 11 (4.06%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (2.95%) logstash
7 8 (2.95%) SCOM
8 6 (2.21%) Puppet
9 4 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.48%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.48%) MOM
9 4 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.48%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (1.11%) Plesk
10 3 (1.11%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.11%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 150 (55.35%) Microsoft
2 140 (51.66%) VMware
3 66 (24.35%) Cisco
4 57 (21.03%) Citrix
5 44 (16.24%) HP
6 34 (12.55%) Dell
7 22 (8.12%) Symantec
7 22 (8.12%) Avaya
8 19 (7.01%) Apple
9 17 (6.27%) SonicWALL
10 16 (5.90%) Red Hat
10 16 (5.90%) Juniper
11 15 (5.54%) CheckPoint
12 13 (4.80%) Oracle
13 12 (4.43%) McAfee
14 11 (4.06%) IBM
14 11 (4.06%) NetApp
15 9 (3.32%) Sophos
15 9 (3.32%) Remedy
16 8 (2.95%) ServiceNow
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