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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 118 111 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -52
Permanent jobs citing DNS 133 114 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.11% 2.16% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.21% 13.92% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 114 93 217
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1007 819 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.01% 15.54% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 854 641 985
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Gloucestershire +2 33 £50,000 +42.85% 11
Somerset -7 26 £29,500 -21.33% 2
Bristol -17 25 £30,500 -12.85% 7
Wiltshire +9 24 £25,517 -12.01% 5
Dorset +1 17 £27,500 +1.85% 2
Devon -18 6 £29,500 +1.72%
Cornwall - 2 £22,750 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 233 (84.42%) Windows
2 184 (66.67%) DHCP
3 158 (57.25%) TCP/IP
4 155 (56.16%) Active Directory
5 142 (51.45%) Microsoft
6 137 (49.64%) VMware
7 117 (42.39%) Firewall
8 111 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 102 (36.96%) MS Exchange
10 90 (32.61%) Linux
11 83 (30.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 79 (28.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 73 (26.45%) VPN
14 67 (24.28%) Windows XP
14 67 (24.28%) ITIL
15 66 (23.91%) Cisco
16 60 (21.74%) SAN
17 58 (21.01%) Windows 7
18 56 (20.29%) Citrix
18 56 (20.29%) SQL Server
18 56 (20.29%) SQL
19 52 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
20 49 (17.75%) IIS
20 49 (17.75%) SMTP
20 49 (17.75%) Microsoft Certification
21 46 (16.67%) LAN
22 45 (16.30%) Windows 8
23 44 (15.94%) HTTP
23 44 (15.94%) HP
23 44 (15.94%) Internet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 102 (36.96%) MS Exchange
2 52 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (17.75%) IIS
4 32 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (6.88%) Lync
7 17 (6.16%) Apache
7 17 (6.16%) SharePoint
7 17 (6.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2000
10 9 (3.26%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.45%) ColdFusion
12 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.72%) nginx
14 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.36%) CMS
14 1 (0.36%) TeamSite
Applications
1 42 (15.22%) MS Office
2 40 (14.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.36%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.99%) Office 365
2 6 (2.17%) SaaS
3 5 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.09%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 184 (66.67%) DHCP
2 158 (57.25%) TCP/IP
3 117 (42.39%) Firewall
4 73 (26.45%) VPN
5 60 (21.74%) SAN
6 49 (17.75%) SMTP
7 46 (16.67%) LAN
8 44 (15.94%) HTTP
8 44 (15.94%) Internet
9 41 (14.86%) WAN
10 33 (11.96%) LDAP
11 26 (9.42%) SSL
12 22 (7.97%) Network Security
13 20 (7.25%) Wireless
14 19 (6.88%) FTP
15 18 (6.52%) Ethernet
16 16 (5.80%) NAS
17 15 (5.43%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (4.71%) Wireshark
18 13 (4.71%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.25%) MySQL
3 7 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.45%) Big Data
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Subversion
2 3 (1.09%) Hudson
2 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (5.07%) Finance
2 13 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.62%) Back Office
4 9 (3.26%) Retail
5 7 (2.54%) Banking
6 4 (1.45%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.09%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.72%) Automotive
8 2 (0.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (26.09%) Analyst
2 51 (18.48%) Support Engineer
3 33 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (9.78%) Administrator
5 24 (8.70%) IT Support
6 21 (7.61%) Service Analyst
7 20 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 19 (6.88%) Support Analyst
9 18 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (5.07%) Consultant
11 14 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (4.35%) Technical Support
14 11 (3.99%) Senior Support Engineer
14 11 (3.99%) Help Desk Support
15 10 (3.62%) Network Analyst
15 10 (3.62%) Network Engineer
15 10 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
16 9 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.61%) HTML
2 14 (5.07%) XML
3 9 (3.26%) Web Services
4 5 (1.81%) Software Packaging
5 4 (1.45%) COM
5 4 (1.45%) jQuery
6 3 (1.09%) LAMP
6 3 (1.09%) .NET
6 3 (1.09%) Middleware
7 2 (0.72%) CSS
8 1 (0.36%) JSON
8 1 (0.36%) DAO
8 1 (0.36%) Laravel
8 1 (0.36%) RESTful
8 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.36%) CGI
8 1 (0.36%) JDBC
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.14%) Blackberry
3 22 (7.97%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.71%) PDA
5 8 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.90%) Clustering
5 8 (2.90%) iPhone
6 7 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.17%) Replication
8 5 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.45%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.45%) iPad
10 3 (1.09%) PKI
10 3 (1.09%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.09%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.09%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.72%) IVR
11 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 233 (84.42%) Windows
2 90 (32.61%) Linux
3 83 (30.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (28.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (24.28%) Windows XP
6 58 (21.01%) Windows 7
7 45 (16.30%) Windows 8
8 26 (9.42%) Windows Vista
9 15 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (5.07%) UNIX
11 13 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (3.99%) CentOS
12 11 (3.99%) Solaris
12 11 (3.99%) Windows 2000
12 11 (3.99%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.90%) Apple iOS
14 7 (2.54%) Android
15 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (24.28%) ITIL
2 21 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (6.52%) Configuration Management
4 17 (6.16%) Information Security
5 16 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (5.43%) Project Management
7 14 (5.07%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.07%) Identity Management
7 14 (5.07%) Time Management
8 12 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 12 (4.35%) Asset Management
9 11 (3.99%) Cyber Security
10 10 (3.62%) Service Management
10 10 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (3.62%) SIEM
10 10 (3.62%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (3.26%) Data Protection
11 9 (3.26%) Change Management
12 8 (2.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.29%) SQL
2 24 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 23 (8.33%) PHP
4 19 (6.88%) Perl
5 16 (5.80%) Bash Shell
6 14 (5.07%) Java
7 13 (4.71%) Python
8 11 (3.99%) VB
9 9 (3.26%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.90%) VBScript
11 6 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.81%) Ruby
13 4 (1.45%) C#
13 4 (1.45%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.72%) C
15 1 (0.36%) Korn
15 1 (0.36%) AWK
Qualifications
1 49 (17.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (14.13%) Degree
3 37 (13.41%) Security Cleared
4 24 (8.70%) MCSA
5 23 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 22 (7.97%) MCP
6 22 (7.97%) MCSE
7 13 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (4.35%) CCNA
9 10 (3.62%) MCITP
10 7 (2.54%) MCTS
11 6 (2.17%) CCNP
11 6 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.17%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.45%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.45%) GCIA
12 4 (1.45%) GCIH
12 4 (1.45%) CCSA
13 3 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.88%) SLA
2 10 (3.62%) QA
3 6 (2.17%) COBIT
4 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 155 (56.16%) Active Directory
2 111 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (14.49%) VMware ESX
4 34 (12.32%) vSphere
5 27 (9.78%) Terminal Services
6 19 (6.88%) Hyper-V
7 12 (4.35%) XenServer
7 12 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.99%) XenApp
8 11 (3.99%) MetaFrame
9 10 (3.62%) NFS
9 10 (3.62%) UAG
10 9 (3.26%) Snort
11 7 (2.54%) Squid
12 6 (2.17%) XenDesktop
12 6 (2.17%) qmail
12 6 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (1.45%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 39 (14.13%) SCCM
2 25 (9.06%) Backup Exec
3 18 (6.52%) Nagios
3 18 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (5.07%) SCOM
5 11 (3.99%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (2.90%) WSUS
7 7 (2.54%) Puppet
8 5 (1.81%) Casper Suite
9 4 (1.45%) MOM
9 4 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.45%) Plesk
9 4 (1.45%) logstash
10 3 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.09%) SCSM
10 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.09%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 142 (51.45%) Microsoft
2 137 (49.64%) VMware
3 66 (23.91%) Cisco
4 56 (20.29%) Citrix
5 44 (15.94%) HP
6 33 (11.96%) Dell
7 27 (9.78%) Symantec
8 21 (7.61%) Apple
9 20 (7.25%) Avaya
9 20 (7.25%) SonicWALL
10 19 (6.88%) CheckPoint
10 19 (6.88%) Juniper
11 15 (5.43%) Red Hat
12 12 (4.35%) Oracle
12 12 (4.35%) McAfee
13 10 (3.62%) NetApp
13 10 (3.62%) IBM
14 8 (2.90%) Remedy
14 8 (2.90%) EMC
15 7 (2.54%) F5
Wiltshire
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Barclays Corporate Bank
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Royal Wootton Bassett
Salary: Negotiable according to skills and experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Home Based (Dorset)
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago