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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 105 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 145 127 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.37% 2.42% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.97% 15.30% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 130 105 132
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £28,875
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1038 830 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.94% 15.85% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 871 696 896
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
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 24 July 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 July 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
Bristol +3 59 £35,000 -4.10% 4
Gloucestershire -16 25 £30,000 -14.28% 8
Wiltshire +6 22 £26,500 -28.37% 1
Dorset +8 19 £22,000 -26.66% 2
Somerset -26 13 £35,000 +36.47% 3
Devon -3 7 £18,000 -16.27%
Cornwall - 2 £32,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 223 (87.45%) Windows
2 180 (70.59%) DHCP
3 175 (68.63%) Active Directory
4 162 (63.53%) Microsoft
5 149 (58.43%) TCP/IP
6 131 (51.37%) VMware
7 119 (46.67%) Firewall
8 107 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 106 (41.57%) MS Exchange
10 102 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 79 (30.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 77 (30.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 75 (29.41%) SQL Server
14 74 (29.02%) IIS
15 72 (28.24%) Windows 7
16 71 (27.84%) VPN
17 69 (27.06%) Citrix
18 68 (26.67%) MS Excel
19 66 (25.88%) Cisco
20 63 (24.71%) Linux
21 62 (24.31%) Windows XP
22 58 (22.75%) LAN
23 56 (21.96%) SAN
24 52 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2010
24 52 (20.39%) Windows 8
25 50 (19.61%) VMware ESX
26 49 (19.22%) ITIL
27 46 (18.04%) WAN
28 43 (16.86%) SQL
28 43 (16.86%) HP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 106 (41.57%) MS Exchange
2 74 (29.02%) IIS
3 52 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (12.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (9.41%) SharePoint
6 20 (7.84%) Apache
7 17 (6.67%) Lync
8 13 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2000
11 9 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (3.53%) Tomcat
12 6 (2.35%) IBM Notes
12 6 (2.35%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (1.18%) nginx
14 2 (0.78%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.39%) CMS
15 1 (0.39%) TeamSite
15 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 36 (14.12%) MS Office
3 5 (1.96%) MS Project
4 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.92%) Office 365
2 7 (2.75%) SaaS
3 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.18%) PaaS
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.39%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 180 (70.59%) DHCP
2 149 (58.43%) TCP/IP
3 119 (46.67%) Firewall
4 71 (27.84%) VPN
5 58 (22.75%) LAN
6 56 (21.96%) SAN
7 46 (18.04%) WAN
8 35 (13.73%) SMTP
9 30 (11.76%) HTTP
10 26 (10.20%) Internet
11 21 (8.24%) Ethernet
12 20 (7.84%) Wireless
13 18 (7.06%) NAS
14 17 (6.67%) LDAP
15 15 (5.88%) VLAN
16 14 (5.49%) VoIP
17 12 (4.71%) Network Security
17 12 (4.71%) ISDN
17 12 (4.71%) SSL
17 12 (4.71%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.76%) MySQL
3 8 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.14%) Big Data
4 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) DB2
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Subversion
2 4 (1.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 18 (7.06%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.10%) Back Office
3 8 (3.14%) Finance
4 4 (1.57%) Legal
4 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.18%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.18%) Retail
6 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.78%) Automotive
6 2 (0.78%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (20.39%) Analyst
2 35 (13.73%) Support Engineer
3 32 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (10.98%) Administrator
5 27 (10.59%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (8.24%) Service Analyst
7 19 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (7.45%) Consultant
7 19 (7.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 19 (7.45%) IT Support
8 16 (6.27%) Network Engineer
8 16 (6.27%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (5.88%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 12 (4.71%) Windows Administrator
11 11 (4.31%) Technical Consultant
11 11 (4.31%) Systems Support
12 10 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
12 10 (3.92%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.41%) HTML
2 22 (8.63%) XML
3 4 (1.57%) COM
3 4 (1.57%) LAMP
4 3 (1.18%) Middleware
4 3 (1.18%) Web Services
4 3 (1.18%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.78%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.78%) .NET
6 1 (0.39%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.39%) CSS
6 1 (0.39%) JSP
6 1 (0.39%) JSON
6 1 (0.39%) RESTful
6 1 (0.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.41%) Blackberry
2 19 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.27%) PDA
4 12 (4.71%) Clustering
5 9 (3.53%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.35%) Firmware
8 5 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.96%) Open Source
9 4 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.57%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.57%) iPhone
9 4 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.18%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.18%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.18%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.78%) IVR
12 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 223 (87.45%) Windows
2 102 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (30.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 72 (28.24%) Windows 7
5 63 (24.71%) Linux
6 62 (24.31%) Windows XP
7 52 (20.39%) Windows 8
8 28 (10.98%) Windows Vista
9 24 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (7.45%) UNIX
11 13 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (4.31%) Windows 2000
13 10 (3.92%) CentOS
14 7 (2.75%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.18%) AIX
15 3 (1.18%) Solaris
15 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.39%) Debian
17 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.22%) ITIL
2 15 (5.88%) Project Management
3 14 (5.49%) Service Management
4 13 (5.10%) Service Delivery
4 13 (5.10%) Configuration Management
5 12 (4.71%) Asset Management
6 11 (4.31%) CRM
7 10 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 10 (3.92%) Problem Management
7 10 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (3.92%) Identity Management
7 10 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (3.53%) Migration
8 9 (3.53%) Load Balancing
8 9 (3.53%) Time Management
9 8 (3.14%) High Availability
9 8 (3.14%) DNA
10 7 (2.75%) Network Management
10 7 (2.75%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.86%) SQL
2 16 (6.27%) Perl
3 11 (4.31%) Java
3 11 (4.31%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.14%) PHP
6 7 (2.75%) C
6 7 (2.75%) Python
7 5 (1.96%) VBScript
7 5 (1.96%) Ruby
7 5 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.57%) C#
8 4 (1.57%) C++
8 4 (1.57%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (30.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (14.90%) Degree
3 37 (14.51%) MCSA
4 34 (13.33%) MCSE
5 33 (12.94%) Security Cleared
6 32 (12.55%) MCP
7 18 (7.06%) MCITP
8 15 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (5.49%) MCTS
9 14 (5.49%) SC Cleared
10 13 (5.10%) CCNA
11 12 (4.71%) DV Cleared
11 12 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (3.92%) CCA
12 10 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (3.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (2.35%) CCNP
15 5 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (1.96%) A+ Certification
16 1 (0.39%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.71%) QA
1 12 (4.71%) SLA
2 6 (2.35%) COBIT
3 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 175 (68.63%) Active Directory
2 107 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (19.61%) VMware ESX
4 40 (15.69%) vSphere
5 34 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 28 (10.98%) Terminal Services
7 18 (7.06%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (4.71%) XenApp
9 9 (3.53%) NFS
9 9 (3.53%) XenServer
10 7 (2.75%) Squid
11 6 (2.35%) qmail
11 6 (2.35%) MetaFrame
12 5 (1.96%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.57%) XenDesktop
13 4 (1.57%) Xen
14 3 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 24 (9.41%) Backup Exec
2 22 (8.63%) SCCM
3 17 (6.67%) Nagios
3 17 (6.67%) WSUS
4 13 (5.10%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (3.14%) logstash
6 8 (3.14%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (2.35%) Puppet
7 6 (2.35%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.96%) SCOM
9 4 (1.57%) MOM
10 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.18%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.78%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.78%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 162 (63.53%) Microsoft
2 131 (51.37%) VMware
3 69 (27.06%) Citrix
4 66 (25.88%) Cisco
5 43 (16.86%) HP
6 32 (12.55%) Dell
7 20 (7.84%) Avaya
8 17 (6.67%) Symantec
9 15 (5.88%) Oracle
10 13 (5.10%) Apple
10 13 (5.10%) McAfee
11 12 (4.71%) Red Hat
11 12 (4.71%) NetApp
12 10 (3.92%) Juniper
12 10 (3.92%) Remedy
13 9 (3.53%) SonicWALL
13 9 (3.53%) ServiceNow
14 8 (3.14%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.35%) Panasonic
15 6 (2.35%) Altiris
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