The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 117 86 105
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Permanent jobs citing DNS 112 155 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.93% 2.88% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.16% 14.82% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 90 128 116
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1046 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 19.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 887 823
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,127 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +11 40 £31,500 -21.25% 4
Wiltshire -3 24 £26,000 -40.90% 3
Gloucestershire -29 18 £35,750 -10.62% 4
Dorset +3 11 £29,500 +13.46% 2
Somerset -17 10 £32,000 +6.66% 4
Devon -12 5 £28,000 +3.22% 1
Cornwall - 3 £32,000 - 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 160 (74.07%) Windows
2 139 (64.35%) DHCP
3 128 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 122 (56.48%) TCP/IP
5 118 (54.63%) Microsoft
6 95 (43.98%) Firewall
7 87 (40.28%) VMware
8 82 (37.96%) MS Exchange
9 79 (36.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 79 (36.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 71 (32.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 71 (32.87%) MS Excel
11 61 (28.24%) ITIL
12 59 (27.31%) Windows 7
13 58 (26.85%) Linux
14 57 (26.39%) SQL Server
15 56 (25.93%) LAN
16 55 (25.46%) Cisco
17 53 (24.54%) Windows Server 2003
18 52 (24.07%) Citrix
19 48 (22.22%) VPN
20 43 (19.91%) SAN
21 42 (19.44%) IIS
21 42 (19.44%) Hyper-V
22 41 (18.98%) HTTP
23 39 (18.06%) Dell
23 39 (18.06%) Degree
24 38 (17.59%) MCP
25 37 (17.13%) MySQL
26 36 (16.67%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (37.96%) MS Exchange
2 42 (19.44%) IIS
3 25 (11.57%) SharePoint
4 22 (10.19%) Apache
4 22 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (6.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (4.63%) Lync
8 6 (2.78%) nginx
9 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.85%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.85%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.39%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.39%) Drupal
12 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.93%) CMS
13 1 (0.46%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (32.87%) MS Excel
2 25 (11.57%) MS Office
3 11 (5.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.39%) PaaS
2 2 (0.93%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 139 (64.35%) DHCP
2 122 (56.48%) TCP/IP
3 95 (43.98%) Firewall
4 56 (25.93%) LAN
5 48 (22.22%) VPN
6 43 (19.91%) SAN
7 41 (18.98%) HTTP
8 36 (16.67%) WAN
9 35 (16.20%) Ethernet
10 33 (15.28%) Wireless
11 26 (12.04%) SMTP
12 25 (11.57%) Internet
13 21 (9.72%) ISDN
14 19 (8.80%) NAS
15 18 (8.33%) VLAN
16 16 (7.41%) MPLS
16 16 (7.41%) IPsec
17 13 (6.02%) DWDM
18 12 (5.56%) xDSL
18 12 (5.56%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.13%) MySQL
3 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.85%) Big Data
4 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.46%) DB2
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.56%) Subversion
2 9 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.85%) JIRA
4 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.56%) Finance
3 10 (4.63%) Back Office
4 6 (2.78%) Legal
5 4 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Military
6 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (13.89%) Support Engineer
2 27 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 26 (12.04%) Administrator
4 25 (11.57%) Analyst
5 23 (10.65%) Consultant
6 22 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (6.94%) Network Engineer
9 14 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (6.02%) Network Support
11 12 (5.56%) Service Analyst
11 12 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (5.09%) Senior Consultant
12 11 (5.09%) Developer
12 11 (5.09%) Team Leader
12 11 (5.09%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (4.63%) Network Support Engineer
13 10 (4.63%) Windows Administrator
13 10 (4.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 9 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.50%) HTML
2 17 (7.87%) XML
3 8 (3.70%) HTML5
4 7 (3.24%) POSIX
4 7 (3.24%) J2EE
4 7 (3.24%) CSS
5 5 (2.31%) SOAP
5 5 (2.31%) Web Services
6 4 (1.85%) JAX-RS
6 4 (1.85%) REST
6 4 (1.85%) JPA
6 4 (1.85%) Ajax
6 4 (1.85%) JSON
6 4 (1.85%) jQuery
6 4 (1.85%) XHTML
6 4 (1.85%) JAXB
7 3 (1.39%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.93%) JSP
8 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 29 (13.43%) Clustering
3 17 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.48%) Digital Media
4 14 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (6.48%) Firmware
5 12 (5.56%) PDA
6 10 (4.63%) Open Source
7 9 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.93%) iPhone
9 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.93%) Replication
10 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.46%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 160 (74.07%) Windows
2 71 (32.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (27.31%) Windows 7
4 58 (26.85%) Linux
5 53 (24.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (12.96%) UNIX
6 28 (12.96%) Windows XP
7 18 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (6.94%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.85%) Android
10 4 (1.85%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.93%) Solaris
11 2 (0.93%) Debian
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.24%) ITIL
2 27 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 19 (8.80%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 15 (6.94%) Load Balancing
6 14 (6.48%) Network Load Balancing
6 14 (6.48%) Service Management
7 12 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
7 12 (5.56%) SIEM
7 12 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (5.56%) CRM
8 11 (5.09%) Asset Management
8 11 (5.09%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.63%) Performance Management
10 9 (4.17%) Build Automation
11 8 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (3.24%) ITIL V3
13 6 (2.78%) Time Management
13 6 (2.78%) CAD
13 6 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.43%) SQL
2 16 (7.41%) Python
3 14 (6.48%) C
3 14 (6.48%) Perl
4 13 (6.02%) Java
5 12 (5.56%) PHP
6 11 (5.09%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.24%) C++
8 6 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.85%) PHP5
10 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.93%) Ruby
10 2 (0.93%) C#
11 1 (0.46%) VBScript
11 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (36.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (18.06%) Degree
3 38 (17.59%) MCP
4 36 (16.67%) MCSE
5 26 (12.04%) MCTS
5 26 (12.04%) Security Cleared
6 22 (10.19%) MCSA
7 18 (8.33%) MCITP
7 18 (8.33%) CCA
7 18 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
8 17 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (7.87%) DV Cleared
9 15 (6.94%) CCNA
10 9 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (3.70%) A+ Certification
11 8 (3.70%) CCNP
12 6 (2.78%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.93%) HNC
13 2 (0.93%) HND
13 2 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.41%) SLA
2 10 (4.63%) QA
System Software
1 128 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 79 (36.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 30 (13.89%) VMware ESX
5 16 (7.41%) XenApp
5 16 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (7.41%) Terminal Services
6 13 (6.02%) ISA Server
6 13 (6.02%) vSphere
7 12 (5.56%) XenDesktop
8 11 (5.09%) XenServer
9 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (4.17%) Varnish
10 7 (3.24%) NFS
10 7 (3.24%) Xen
10 7 (3.24%) UAG
11 6 (2.78%) MetaFrame
12 3 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (10.19%) SCCM
2 20 (9.26%) WSUS
3 14 (6.48%) Nagios
4 13 (6.02%) Puppet
5 12 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (5.56%) SCOM
6 11 (5.09%) Backup Exec
7 9 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (3.24%) HAProxy
9 6 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.39%) DameWare
10 3 (1.39%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.93%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.93%) Cacti
11 2 (0.93%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.93%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.46%) MOM
Vendors
1 118 (54.63%) Microsoft
2 87 (40.28%) VMware
3 55 (25.46%) Cisco
4 52 (24.07%) Citrix
5 39 (18.06%) Dell
6 34 (15.74%) HP
7 16 (7.41%) Oracle
8 13 (6.02%) Avaya
9 12 (5.56%) McAfee
9 12 (5.56%) Apple
10 11 (5.09%) Juniper
11 9 (4.17%) Red Hat
11 9 (4.17%) Symantec
12 8 (3.70%) Fortinet
12 8 (3.70%) Meru Networks
13 7 (3.24%) Altiris
14 6 (2.78%) Infoblox
14 6 (2.78%) SonicWALL
15 5 (2.31%) CA
15 5 (2.31%) NetApp
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Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum potentially flexible for the right
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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