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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 97 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 174 147 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.96% 2.39% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.04% 14.01% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 157 132 102
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
1157 1049 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.69% 17.07% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 878 697
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +36 70 £39,000 +47.16% 2
Gloucestershire +6 49 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Bristol -41 28 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Somerset +17 20 £24,000 -25.00% 1
Devon -4 5 £28,500 +58.33% 1
Dorset -10 1 £26,000 +6.12% 1
Cornwall -11 1 £20,000 -37.50%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 258 (75.88%) Windows
2 220 (64.71%) DHCP
3 202 (59.41%) Active Directory
4 183 (53.82%) Microsoft
5 170 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 152 (44.71%) VMware
7 133 (39.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 131 (38.53%) MS Exchange
9 110 (32.35%) Firewall
10 109 (32.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 98 (28.82%) Cisco
12 96 (28.24%) ITIL
13 95 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 86 (25.29%) Linux
15 83 (24.41%) VPN
16 82 (24.12%) Citrix
16 82 (24.12%) MS Excel
17 65 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 63 (18.53%) SCCM
19 61 (17.94%) Finance
20 54 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification
21 53 (15.59%) Hyper-V
22 50 (14.71%) XenApp
23 49 (14.41%) Windows 7
23 49 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010
23 49 (14.41%) IIS
23 49 (14.41%) SQL Server
24 48 (14.12%) SQL
24 48 (14.12%) HP
24 48 (14.12%) SAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 131 (38.53%) MS Exchange
2 49 (14.41%) IIS
2 49 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (4.71%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.12%) Lync
7 14 (4.12%) Apache
8 12 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (2.35%) WebSphere
10 7 (2.06%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.76%) WorkSite
11 6 (1.76%) JBoss
12 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.88%) Site Server
13 3 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.29%) CMS
14 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 82 (24.12%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.53%) Office 365
2 6 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.47%) SaaS
3 5 (1.47%) PaaS
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.29%) Route 53
5 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 220 (64.71%) DHCP
2 170 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 110 (32.35%) Firewall
4 83 (24.41%) VPN
5 48 (14.12%) SAN
6 44 (12.94%) WAN
7 43 (12.65%) LAN
8 36 (10.59%) SMTP
9 33 (9.71%) Network Security
10 30 (8.82%) MPLS
11 28 (8.24%) HTTP
12 26 (7.65%) VLAN
13 24 (7.06%) Internet
14 21 (6.18%) SSL
14 21 (6.18%) VoIP
14 21 (6.18%) WLAN
15 17 (5.00%) FTP
16 14 (4.12%) Wireshark
17 12 (3.53%) HSRP
18 11 (3.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.53%) MySQL
3 10 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.88%) MSI
2 3 (0.88%) JIRA
3 2 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.59%) JMeter
3 2 (0.59%) Subversion
3 2 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.59%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 61 (17.94%) Finance
2 15 (4.41%) Marketing
3 12 (3.53%) Legal
4 10 (2.94%) Games
5 9 (2.65%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.76%) Back Office
8 5 (1.47%) Law
8 5 (1.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Military
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (17.65%) Analyst
2 44 (12.94%) Support Engineer
3 43 (12.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (10.29%) Administrator
5 33 (9.71%) Network Engineer
6 25 (7.35%) Support Analyst
7 19 (5.59%) Support Technician
7 19 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (5.29%) Windows Administrator
9 17 (5.00%) IT Support
9 17 (5.00%) Consultant
10 16 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (4.12%) Wintel Support
12 13 (3.82%) Server Administrator
12 13 (3.82%) Support Specialist
12 13 (3.82%) Network Analyst
13 11 (3.24%) Team Leader
13 11 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (2.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.47%) Web Services
2 19 (5.59%) Software Packaging
3 10 (2.94%) LAMP
4 9 (2.65%) .NET
5 8 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.88%) COM
7 3 (0.88%) WCF
7 3 (0.88%) WPF
8 2 (0.59%) WinForms
8 2 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.59%) SOAP
8 2 (0.59%) XML
8 2 (0.59%) XSD
8 2 (0.59%) XSLT
8 2 (0.59%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.59%) Middleware
8 2 (0.59%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.29%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.12%) Clustering
2 20 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 19 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.29%) Data Centre
4 18 (5.29%) Mathematics
4 18 (5.29%) EqualLogic
5 15 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.35%) PKI
8 7 (2.06%) CESG
9 6 (1.76%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.47%) BYOD
10 5 (1.47%) Statistics
10 5 (1.47%) iPhone
11 4 (1.18%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.18%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.88%) FMCG
12 3 (0.88%) HP Storage
13 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 258 (75.88%) Windows
2 133 (39.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 109 (32.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 86 (25.29%) Linux
5 65 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (14.41%) Windows 7
7 27 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (7.06%) Windows 8
9 18 (5.29%) Windows XP
10 17 (5.00%) CentOS
11 13 (3.82%) UNIX
12 11 (3.24%) Solaris
13 6 (1.76%) Android
14 4 (1.18%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.18%) AIX
14 4 (1.18%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.29%) Debian
15 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (28.24%) ITIL
2 19 (5.59%) Incident Management
3 18 (5.29%) Software Deployment
4 15 (4.41%) SIEM
5 14 (4.12%) Workflow
6 13 (3.82%) Service Management
6 13 (3.82%) Service Delivery
6 13 (3.82%) Line Management
7 12 (3.53%) Malware Analysis
7 12 (3.53%) Load Balancing
8 11 (3.24%) Network Design
9 10 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (2.94%) Configuration Management
9 10 (2.94%) Mentoring
9 10 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (2.65%) Time Management
11 8 (2.35%) Migration
12 7 (2.06%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (2.06%) Project Management
13 6 (1.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.12%) SQL
2 41 (12.06%) PowerShell
3 21 (6.18%) Python
4 18 (5.29%) Perl
5 16 (4.71%) PHP
6 9 (2.65%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.35%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.35%) Ruby
8 7 (2.06%) VBScript
8 7 (2.06%) Java
9 6 (1.76%) C++
10 5 (1.47%) C#
10 5 (1.47%) VB
11 4 (1.18%) Korn
12 3 (0.88%) C
13 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (12.65%) Security Cleared
3 40 (11.76%) MCSE
4 36 (10.59%) Degree
5 34 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (8.53%) CCNA
7 28 (8.24%) MCSA
8 12 (3.53%) MCP
9 11 (3.24%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.35%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (2.35%) MCTS
11 7 (2.06%) CISSP
12 6 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.76%) GCIA
13 5 (1.47%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.47%) MCITP
14 4 (1.18%) CCNP
15 2 (0.59%) ISEB
15 2 (0.59%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.65%) SLA
2 5 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.59%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 202 (59.41%) Active Directory
2 95 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (15.59%) Hyper-V
4 50 (14.71%) XenApp
5 39 (11.47%) vSphere
6 24 (7.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 21 (6.18%) VMware ESX
7 21 (6.18%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (5.88%) BitLocker
9 18 (5.29%) XenDesktop
10 13 (3.82%) Snort
11 7 (2.06%) iptables
12 4 (1.18%) KVM
12 4 (1.18%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.59%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.59%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.59%) Postfix
14 1 (0.29%) XenServer
14 1 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 63 (18.53%) SCCM
2 42 (12.35%) SCOM
3 21 (6.18%) NetBackup
4 14 (4.12%) HP SIM
5 13 (3.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 12 (3.53%) HP Data Protector
7 10 (2.94%) Nagios
8 8 (2.35%) Puppet
9 6 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.76%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.76%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (1.47%) SCDPM
11 4 (1.18%) Windows Intune
11 4 (1.18%) SCSM
12 3 (0.88%) WSUS
12 3 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.59%) Cobbler
13 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
14 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 183 (53.82%) Microsoft
2 152 (44.71%) VMware
3 98 (28.82%) Cisco
4 82 (24.12%) Citrix
5 48 (14.12%) HP
6 24 (7.06%) Remedy
7 22 (6.47%) Symantec
8 20 (5.88%) Dell
8 20 (5.88%) Juniper
9 19 (5.59%) Veeam
10 18 (5.29%) Avaya
11 15 (4.41%) IBM
12 14 (4.12%) Sophos
13 13 (3.82%) Red Hat
14 11 (3.24%) Google
15 10 (2.94%) Oracle
16 9 (2.65%) McAfee
17 8 (2.35%) Cyber-Ark
18 7 (2.06%) Apple
19 4 (1.18%) NetApp
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