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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 96 129 69
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -60
Permanent jobs citing DNS 177 111 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.82% 1.91% 3.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.20% 12.00% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 155 103 201
Average salary £38,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
1029 925 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.39% 15.88% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 879 710 1033
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +42 77 £47,500 +58.33% 6
Wiltshire +30 41 £38,250 +2.00% 11
Somerset +3 16 £34,000 -2.85% 5
Devon -2 15 £29,500 -1.66% 4
Dorset -7 14 £25,500 -4.67% 2
Bristol -42 13 £40,000 +14.28% 13
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 241 (80.60%) Windows
2 218 (72.91%) DHCP
3 187 (62.54%) TCP/IP
4 157 (52.51%) Active Directory
5 152 (50.84%) VMware
6 135 (45.15%) Microsoft
7 127 (42.47%) Firewall
8 110 (36.79%) Linux
9 106 (35.45%) ITIL
10 105 (35.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 96 (32.11%) Cisco
12 92 (30.77%) MS Exchange
13 81 (27.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 80 (26.76%) VPN
15 77 (25.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 62 (20.74%) Security Cleared
17 61 (20.40%) SQL
17 61 (20.40%) HTTP
18 60 (20.07%) Citrix
19 58 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
20 56 (18.73%) SAN
21 54 (18.06%) SCCM
22 52 (17.39%) MS Office
23 51 (17.06%) SC Cleared
24 50 (16.72%) HP
25 49 (16.39%) SMTP
25 49 (16.39%) Finance
26 48 (16.05%) Internet
27 46 (15.38%) SSL
28 45 (15.05%) MS Excel

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 92 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 40 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (8.36%) IIS
5 24 (8.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (5.69%) SharePoint
8 14 (4.68%) Apache
9 13 (4.35%) Lync
10 12 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (2.68%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.67%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.67%) Confluence
14 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.33%) nginx
14 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 52 (17.39%) MS Office
2 45 (15.05%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.34%) SaaS
2 5 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.67%) Office 365
3 3 (1.00%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 218 (72.91%) DHCP
2 187 (62.54%) TCP/IP
3 127 (42.47%) Firewall
4 80 (26.76%) VPN
5 61 (20.40%) HTTP
6 56 (18.73%) SAN
7 49 (16.39%) SMTP
8 48 (16.05%) Internet
9 46 (15.38%) SSL
10 39 (13.04%) LDAP
10 39 (13.04%) LAN
11 36 (12.04%) FTP
12 28 (9.36%) Telnet
13 27 (9.03%) WAN
14 26 (8.70%) Wireless
15 25 (8.36%) Network Security
16 23 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (7.02%) NAS
18 18 (6.02%) Ethernet
19 17 (5.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.35%) MySQL
3 7 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Subversion
2 3 (1.00%) JIRA
2 3 (1.00%) Hudson
2 3 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.67%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.33%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) JMeter
General
1 49 (16.39%) Finance
2 15 (5.02%) Banking
2 15 (5.02%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.34%) Retail
3 10 (3.34%) Back Office
3 10 (3.34%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.67%) German Language
5 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.33%) Advertising
5 1 (0.33%) Electronics
5 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 70 (23.41%) Analyst
2 57 (19.06%) Support Engineer
3 27 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (8.36%) Administrator
5 20 (6.69%) IT Support
6 19 (6.35%) Support Technician
6 19 (6.35%) Network Engineer
7 18 (6.02%) Support Analyst
7 18 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (5.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (5.35%) Server Engineer
8 16 (5.35%) Service Analyst
8 16 (5.35%) Lead Network Engineer
9 15 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (4.35%) Support Specialist
10 13 (4.35%) Consultant
10 13 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (4.01%) Technical Support
11 12 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.69%) Software Packaging
2 16 (5.35%) HTML
3 14 (4.68%) XML
4 9 (3.01%) Web Services
5 8 (2.68%) .NET
5 8 (2.68%) J2EE
6 5 (1.67%) jQuery
7 4 (1.34%) CSS
7 4 (1.34%) JSP
8 3 (1.00%) SOAP
8 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.00%) COM
8 3 (1.00%) LAMP
9 2 (0.67%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.67%) CGI
9 2 (0.67%) DAO
9 2 (0.67%) Ajax
9 2 (0.67%) JSON
9 2 (0.67%) JDBC
9 2 (0.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.70%) Blackberry
2 31 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.36%) Client/Server
3 22 (7.36%) Clustering
4 19 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.68%) PDA
5 8 (2.68%) iPhone
6 7 (2.34%) Replication
6 7 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.34%) iPad
9 3 (1.00%) PKI
9 3 (1.00%) Open Source
9 3 (1.00%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.00%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.00%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.67%) W3C
10 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 241 (80.60%) Windows
2 110 (36.79%) Linux
3 81 (27.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (25.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (13.38%) Windows 7
6 33 (11.04%) Windows XP
7 29 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 19 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (6.02%) Solaris
11 17 (5.69%) UNIX
12 11 (3.68%) Apple iOS
13 10 (3.34%) Android
14 9 (3.01%) Mac OS X
15 7 (2.34%) Windows Vista
16 6 (2.01%) CentOS
17 3 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
18 1 (0.33%) Debian
18 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (35.45%) ITIL
2 32 (10.70%) Information Security
3 25 (8.36%) Configuration Management
3 25 (8.36%) Cyber Security
4 23 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (6.02%) Service Management
5 18 (6.02%) Network Architecture
6 17 (5.69%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (5.02%) Service Delivery
7 15 (5.02%) ITIL V3
7 15 (5.02%) Time Management
7 15 (5.02%) Network Load Balancing
7 15 (5.02%) SIEM
8 13 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 13 (4.35%) Migration
9 11 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.68%) Change Management
10 10 (3.34%) Asset Management
11 9 (3.01%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.01%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.40%) SQL
2 33 (11.04%) PHP
3 23 (7.69%) Java
3 23 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 20 (6.69%) Perl
5 19 (6.35%) PowerShell
5 19 (6.35%) Python
6 16 (5.35%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.01%) VB
8 7 (2.34%) C#
9 5 (1.67%) VBScript
9 5 (1.67%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.67%) Korn
11 1 (0.33%) AWK
11 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (20.74%) Security Cleared
2 58 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (17.06%) SC Cleared
4 42 (14.05%) Degree
5 36 (12.04%) MCSE
6 27 (9.03%) MCSA
7 23 (7.69%) MCP
7 23 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (7.36%) DV Cleared
9 20 (6.69%) CCNA
10 16 (5.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (3.68%) CCNP
12 10 (3.34%) MCITP
13 8 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (2.01%) CCSA
16 5 (1.67%) GCIA
16 5 (1.67%) GCIH
16 5 (1.67%) MCTS
17 4 (1.34%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.37%) SLA
2 4 (1.34%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 157 (52.51%) Active Directory
2 105 (35.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.70%) XenApp
3 26 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 22 (7.36%) VMware ESX
6 15 (5.02%) XenServer
6 15 (5.02%) XenDesktop
7 14 (4.68%) vSphere
8 13 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 13 (4.35%) Terminal Services
9 11 (3.68%) Snort
10 10 (3.34%) UAG
11 9 (3.01%) vCloud
11 9 (3.01%) ISA Server
11 9 (3.01%) MetaFrame
12 8 (2.68%) NFS
13 6 (2.01%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (1.34%) Xen
15 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 54 (18.06%) SCCM
2 29 (9.70%) SCOM
3 18 (6.02%) HP SIM
3 18 (6.02%) Nagios
4 16 (5.35%) Backup Exec
5 15 (5.02%) WSUS
5 15 (5.02%) NetBackup
6 14 (4.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (4.35%) Puppet
8 9 (3.01%) HP Data Protector
8 9 (3.01%) Tivoli
8 9 (3.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (3.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (2.68%) Netcool
9 8 (2.68%) OpenView
10 7 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (2.01%) Hyperic
11 6 (2.01%) MOM
12 5 (1.67%) Plesk
12 5 (1.67%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 152 (50.84%) VMware
2 135 (45.15%) Microsoft
3 96 (32.11%) Cisco
4 60 (20.07%) Citrix
5 50 (16.72%) HP
6 43 (14.38%) Dell
7 33 (11.04%) CheckPoint
8 32 (10.70%) Juniper
9 28 (9.36%) Symantec
10 24 (8.03%) Red Hat
11 21 (7.02%) SonicWALL
12 19 (6.35%) Apple
12 19 (6.35%) Remedy
13 17 (5.69%) Oracle
14 16 (5.35%) Sophos
15 13 (4.35%) IBM
15 13 (4.35%) Avaya
16 12 (4.01%) McAfee
17 10 (3.34%) SAP
17 10 (3.34%) EMC
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Trapeze Group UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Devon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago