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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 90 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 174 128 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.00% 2.18% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.26% 12.65% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 137 110 102
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,500 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
1070 1012 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.45% 17.25% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 895 794 777
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 22 May 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
Wiltshire +23 53 £37,000 +13.84% 12
Gloucestershire +17 46 £33,250 +17.69% 5
Bristol -8 38 £37,500 - 10
Somerset +18 15 £26,500 -17.18% 4
Devon -3 14 £30,000 +7.14% 5
Dorset -6 5 £32,500 +21.49%
Cornwall -14 2 £20,750 -35.15%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 263 (75.79%) Windows
2 229 (65.99%) DHCP
3 194 (55.91%) Active Directory
4 184 (53.03%) TCP/IP
5 170 (48.99%) Microsoft
6 158 (45.53%) VMware
7 125 (36.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 120 (34.58%) Cisco
8 120 (34.58%) MS Exchange
9 105 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 102 (29.39%) ITIL
11 100 (28.82%) Firewall
12 94 (27.09%) VPN
13 89 (25.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 87 (25.07%) Linux
15 86 (24.78%) Citrix
16 76 (21.90%) MS Excel
17 69 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
18 68 (19.60%) SCCM
19 63 (18.16%) Microsoft Certification
20 59 (17.00%) Finance
21 58 (16.71%) SAN
22 57 (16.43%) SQL
23 55 (15.85%) Hyper-V
24 54 (15.56%) XenApp
25 52 (14.99%) IIS
26 47 (13.54%) Cisco Certification
27 46 (13.26%) SQL Server
28 45 (12.97%) Exchange Server 2010
29 44 (12.68%) MCSE

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 120 (34.58%) MS Exchange
2 52 (14.99%) IIS
3 45 (12.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (4.61%) SharePoint
7 16 (4.61%) Apache
8 13 (3.75%) Lync
9 10 (2.88%) WebLogic
10 9 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (2.02%) JBoss
13 6 (1.73%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.73%) WorkSite
14 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (1.44%) Site Server
15 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 76 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 42 (12.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.19%) Office 365
2 13 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.02%) SaaS
4 4 (1.15%) PaaS
4 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.58%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) Route 53
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 229 (65.99%) DHCP
2 184 (53.03%) TCP/IP
3 100 (28.82%) Firewall
4 94 (27.09%) VPN
5 58 (16.71%) SAN
6 44 (12.68%) HTTP
7 42 (12.10%) LAN
8 36 (10.37%) SSL
9 35 (10.09%) Network Security
10 34 (9.80%) WAN
11 30 (8.65%) MPLS
12 29 (8.36%) SMTP
13 25 (7.20%) FTP
14 24 (6.92%) VLAN
15 22 (6.34%) VoIP
16 18 (5.19%) Wireless
16 18 (5.19%) LDAP
16 18 (5.19%) Wireshark
17 16 (4.61%) Cisco IOS
18 15 (4.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.19%) MySQL
3 10 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.73%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.44%) JIRA
3 4 (1.15%) JMeter
3 4 (1.15%) NeoLoad
4 3 (0.86%) MSI
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.58%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
General
1 59 (17.00%) Finance
2 10 (2.88%) Games
3 8 (2.31%) Legal
3 8 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.73%) Marketing
6 5 (1.44%) Banking
6 5 (1.44%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.44%) Law
6 5 (1.44%) Back Office
7 4 (1.15%) Advertising
8 2 (0.58%) German Language
8 2 (0.58%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (16.71%) Analyst
2 53 (15.27%) Administrator
3 44 (12.68%) Support Engineer
3 44 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (10.37%) Network Engineer
5 35 (10.09%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (6.63%) Support Analyst
7 20 (5.76%) Support Specialist
8 19 (5.48%) Consultant
8 19 (5.48%) Support Technician
9 16 (4.61%) Wintel Support
10 15 (4.32%) Windows Administrator
10 15 (4.32%) Wintel Specialist
10 15 (4.32%) IT Support
11 13 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (3.46%) Network Analyst
12 12 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (2.88%) Desktop Support
13 10 (2.88%) Technical Consultant
13 10 (2.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.20%) Software Packaging
2 17 (4.90%) Web Services
3 12 (3.46%) .NET
4 8 (2.31%) LAMP
4 8 (2.31%) XML
5 6 (1.73%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.73%) SOAP
6 5 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (1.15%) WinForms
7 4 (1.15%) HTML
7 4 (1.15%) J2EE
7 4 (1.15%) WCF
7 4 (1.15%) WPF
8 3 (0.86%) COM
9 2 (0.58%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.58%) CSS
9 2 (0.58%) JSP
9 2 (0.58%) XSD
9 2 (0.58%) XSLT
9 2 (0.58%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.07%) Clustering
2 25 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.34%) Client/Server
4 17 (4.90%) Mathematics
4 17 (4.90%) EqualLogic
5 14 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.46%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.17%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.44%) BYOD
9 5 (1.44%) PKI
9 5 (1.44%) iPhone
10 4 (1.15%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.86%) CESG
11 3 (0.86%) Replication
12 2 (0.58%) W3C
12 2 (0.58%) iPad
12 2 (0.58%) Open Source
12 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 263 (75.79%) Windows
2 125 (36.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (25.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (25.07%) Linux
5 69 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (12.10%) Windows 7
7 31 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (6.92%) Windows 8
9 22 (6.34%) Windows XP
10 18 (5.19%) CentOS
11 13 (3.75%) UNIX
12 9 (2.59%) Solaris
13 8 (2.31%) Android
14 6 (1.73%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.44%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.15%) AIX
17 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.58%) Debian
18 2 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (29.39%) ITIL
2 22 (6.34%) Incident Management
3 18 (5.19%) Information Security
4 16 (4.61%) SIEM
4 16 (4.61%) Mentoring
5 15 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (4.32%) Time Management
5 15 (4.32%) Service Management
6 14 (4.03%) Service Delivery
7 13 (3.75%) Software Deployment
7 13 (3.75%) Migration
8 12 (3.46%) Configuration Management
8 12 (3.46%) Load Balancing
8 12 (3.46%) DevOps
9 10 (2.88%) Malware Analysis
10 9 (2.59%) Network Architecture
10 9 (2.59%) Workflow
10 9 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (2.31%) Cyber Security
11 8 (2.31%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (16.43%) SQL
2 37 (10.66%) PowerShell
3 26 (7.49%) Perl
4 21 (6.05%) PHP
5 20 (5.76%) Bash Shell
6 16 (4.61%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.61%) Python
7 13 (3.75%) Java
8 8 (2.31%) C#
9 7 (2.02%) Ruby
10 4 (1.15%) C++
10 4 (1.15%) C
10 4 (1.15%) Korn
11 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.58%) VBScript
13 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (18.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (13.54%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (12.68%) MCSE
4 40 (11.53%) Security Cleared
4 40 (11.53%) Degree
5 35 (10.09%) MCSA
6 33 (9.51%) CCNA
7 27 (7.78%) SC Cleared
8 17 (4.90%) CCNP
9 15 (4.32%) DV Cleared
10 10 (2.88%) MCITP
11 8 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.02%) MCP
13 6 (1.73%) GCIA
14 5 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.15%) A+ Certification
15 4 (1.15%) CCA
15 4 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.15%) MCTS
16 3 (0.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.51%) SLA
2 12 (3.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.58%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.58%) QA
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 194 (55.91%) Active Directory
2 105 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (15.85%) Hyper-V
4 54 (15.56%) XenApp
5 31 (8.93%) vSphere
6 25 (7.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 23 (6.63%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (6.34%) XenDesktop
9 20 (5.76%) BitLocker
10 15 (4.32%) VMware ESX
11 14 (4.03%) Snort
12 7 (2.02%) vCloud
13 6 (1.73%) Terminal Services
14 4 (1.15%) NFS
14 4 (1.15%) KVM
15 3 (0.86%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.58%) Samba
16 2 (0.58%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.58%) Postfix
16 2 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 68 (19.60%) SCCM
2 34 (9.80%) SCOM
3 18 (5.19%) Puppet
4 17 (4.90%) NetBackup
5 12 (3.46%) HP Data Protector
6 10 (2.88%) HP SIM
7 9 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.59%) Nagios
8 8 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (2.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (2.02%) WSUS
9 7 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (2.02%) Backup Exec
9 7 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.44%) SCSM
10 5 (1.44%) SCDPM
10 5 (1.44%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.44%) Windows Intune
11 3 (0.86%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.58%) Netcool
Vendors
1 170 (48.99%) Microsoft
2 158 (45.53%) VMware
3 120 (34.58%) Cisco
4 86 (24.78%) Citrix
5 43 (12.39%) HP
6 29 (8.36%) Juniper
7 25 (7.20%) Remedy
8 24 (6.92%) Red Hat
9 20 (5.76%) CheckPoint
9 20 (5.76%) Sophos
10 18 (5.19%) Symantec
11 17 (4.90%) Dell
12 16 (4.61%) Oracle
13 14 (4.03%) IBM
13 14 (4.03%) Veeam
14 13 (3.75%) Avaya
14 13 (3.75%) McAfee
15 11 (3.17%) Google
16 8 (2.31%) Apple
17 6 (1.73%) Riverbed
Yeovil, Somerset
networx
Salary: £33,800 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
ntegra
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 53k per year + 20% bonus, flexi-time, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheddar, Somerset
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Honiton, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Boscombe Down, near Salisbury
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago