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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 132 128 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Permanent jobs citing DNS 99 120 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.93% 2.10% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.01% 11.17% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 74 107 146
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,694 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
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
899 1074 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.49% 18.80% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 737 946 912
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +11 30 £36,250 +5.83% 4
Bristol +17 29 £37,500 -9.09% 5
Somerset +7 15 £39,250 +4.66% 2
Devon -15 8 £32,500 -16.12%
Dorset +28 6 £35,000 +81.81% 2
Cornwall - 6 - -
Gloucestershire -44 4 £39,250 -17.36% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for DNS.

1 209 (70.37%) Windows
2 178 (59.93%) Active Directory
3 168 (56.57%) DHCP
4 148 (49.83%) Microsoft
5 134 (45.12%) VMware
6 132 (44.44%) Firewall
7 122 (41.08%) TCP/IP
8 114 (38.38%) MS Exchange
9 113 (38.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 102 (34.34%) ITIL
11 100 (33.67%) SQL Server
12 98 (33.00%) Windows Server
13 92 (30.98%) Linux
14 82 (27.61%) Cisco
15 80 (26.94%) VPN
16 76 (25.59%) MS Excel
17 71 (23.91%) SQL
18 69 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
19 67 (22.56%) Microsoft Certification
20 66 (22.22%) HP
21 64 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
21 64 (21.55%) WAN
22 60 (20.20%) Hyper-V
23 59 (19.87%) SMTP
24 58 (19.53%) Network Security
25 57 (19.19%) SAN
26 55 (18.52%) LAN
27 54 (18.18%) CCNA
28 52 (17.51%) HTTP
29 47 (15.82%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 114 (38.38%) MS Exchange
2 44 (14.81%) IIS
3 42 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (10.44%) Apache
5 18 (6.06%) JBoss
5 18 (6.06%) Tomcat
6 15 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (4.71%) Skype for Business
8 13 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.69%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.67%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 76 (25.59%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.38%) MS Office
3 12 (4.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (7.74%) Office 365
3 22 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (6.40%) IaaS
5 18 (6.06%) SaaS
6 16 (5.39%) PaaS
7 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 168 (56.57%) DHCP
2 132 (44.44%) Firewall
3 122 (41.08%) TCP/IP
4 80 (26.94%) VPN
5 64 (21.55%) WAN
6 59 (19.87%) SMTP
7 58 (19.53%) Network Security
8 57 (19.19%) SAN
9 55 (18.52%) LAN
10 52 (17.51%) HTTP
11 43 (14.48%) VLAN
12 31 (10.44%) FTP
13 26 (8.75%) Internet
13 26 (8.75%) SSL
14 24 (8.08%) VoIP
14 24 (8.08%) Wireless
15 23 (7.74%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (7.07%) MPLS
17 18 (6.06%) DMZ
17 18 (6.06%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.37%) MySQL
3 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.34%) Big Data
5 1 (0.34%) GIS
5 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.34%) Redis
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) Riak
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) ClearCase
1 4 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.34%) NCover
3 1 (0.34%) NUnit
3 1 (0.34%) Subversion
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (8.75%) Finance
2 15 (5.05%) Banking
2 15 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.68%) Automotive
3 5 (1.68%) Retail
4 3 (1.01%) Law
5 2 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (13.47%) Support Engineer
2 38 (12.79%) Network Engineer
3 37 (12.46%) 2nd Line Support
4 28 (9.43%) Analyst
5 27 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 27 (9.09%) IT Support
6 24 (8.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 23 (7.74%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 23 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
9 19 (6.40%) Technical Support
10 18 (6.06%) Administrator
10 18 (6.06%) Network Manager
11 17 (5.72%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (5.72%) Architect
12 16 (5.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 16 (5.39%) Support Analyst
13 15 (5.05%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
13 15 (5.05%) Infrastructure Architect
13 15 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.05%) Middleware
2 10 (3.37%) HTML
3 7 (2.36%) CSS
4 6 (2.02%) CSS3
4 6 (2.02%) HTML5
4 6 (2.02%) JSON
5 5 (1.68%) Ajax
5 5 (1.68%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.68%) REST
6 4 (1.35%) Backbone.js
6 4 (1.35%) DOM
6 4 (1.35%) React
7 3 (1.01%) CAdES
7 3 (1.01%) PAdES
7 3 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.01%) Web Services
7 3 (1.01%) XAdES
8 2 (0.67%) .NET
8 2 (0.67%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.77%) Data Centre
3 22 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 21 (7.07%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (6.40%) Public Cloud
6 18 (6.06%) CESG
7 15 (5.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (4.38%) Clustering
8 13 (4.38%) NHS
9 10 (3.37%) Statistics
10 8 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.69%) User Experience
11 5 (1.68%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.68%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.68%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.68%) iPhone
12 4 (1.35%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (1.35%) Thin Client
13 3 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 209 (70.37%) Windows
2 98 (33.00%) Windows Server
3 92 (30.98%) Linux
4 69 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (15.82%) Windows 7
6 41 (13.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (11.11%) Windows XP
9 16 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (4.38%) Unix
11 12 (4.04%) Windows 8
12 11 (3.70%) CentOS
13 10 (3.37%) Mac OS X
14 9 (3.03%) Ubuntu
15 6 (2.02%) Windows 10
16 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.35%) Debian
16 4 (1.35%) Solaris
17 2 (0.67%) Fedora
18 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (34.34%) ITIL
2 42 (14.14%) Service Management
3 41 (13.80%) Data Protection
4 28 (9.43%) ITIL V3
4 28 (9.43%) Load Balancing
5 27 (9.09%) DevOps
5 27 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 24 (8.08%) ITSM
6 24 (8.08%) Mentoring
7 23 (7.74%) TOGAF
8 22 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 22 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 20 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (6.06%) Problem Management
11 17 (5.72%) Change Management
11 17 (5.72%) Line Management
12 16 (5.39%) Ethical Hacking
12 16 (5.39%) Mobile Device Management
12 16 (5.39%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (23.91%) SQL
2 12 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.02%) Python
4 4 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.35%) PHP
4 4 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.01%) Perl
6 2 (0.67%) C#
6 2 (0.67%) Lua
6 2 (0.67%) Ruby
6 2 (0.67%) VBScript
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) VB
7 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (22.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (18.18%) CCNA
4 43 (14.48%) MCSE
5 41 (13.80%) Degree
6 35 (11.78%) Security Cleared
7 26 (8.75%) DV Cleared
8 23 (7.74%) SC Cleared
9 19 (6.40%) CISSP
10 18 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 17 (5.72%) CEH
11 17 (5.72%) MCSA
12 15 (5.05%) EMC Certification
13 14 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (3.70%) MCP
15 8 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (2.36%) CCNP
16 7 (2.36%) CCSP
17 6 (2.02%) CCDP
17 6 (2.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.35%) QA
3 3 (1.01%) GPG13
3 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 178 (59.93%) Active Directory
2 113 (38.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (20.20%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.05%) XenApp
5 11 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 9 (3.03%) vSphere
7 7 (2.36%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.02%) Firmware
8 6 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.68%) Samba
10 4 (1.35%) Docker
10 4 (1.35%) KVM
10 4 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.35%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.01%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.01%) UAG
12 2 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.67%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 22 (7.41%) AirWatch
3 21 (7.07%) SCCM
4 14 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (4.71%) SCOM
4 14 (4.71%) WSUS
5 12 (4.04%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.69%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (2.36%) Puppet
8 6 (2.02%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.68%) Rundeck
10 4 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.35%) Nagios
11 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (1.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (1.01%) RSA Archer
11 3 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 148 (49.83%) Microsoft
2 134 (45.12%) VMware
3 82 (27.61%) Cisco
4 66 (22.22%) HP
5 46 (15.49%) Veeam
6 39 (13.13%) Oracle
7 36 (12.12%) 3PAR
7 36 (12.12%) Citrix
8 35 (11.78%) Veritas
9 27 (9.09%) EMC
9 27 (9.09%) IBM
10 15 (5.05%) Software AG
10 15 (5.05%) Symantec
11 14 (4.71%) Extreme Networks
12 13 (4.38%) CheckPoint
13 12 (4.04%) Brocade
14 10 (3.37%) Juniper
15 9 (3.03%) Apple
16 8 (2.69%) Sophos
17 7 (2.36%) Red Hat
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