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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 109 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 160 127 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.65% 2.06% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.18% 12.49% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 150 116 99
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £20,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
1128 1017 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.67% 16.49% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 977 882 681
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +32 65 £39,000 +56.00% 7
Gloucestershire +6 41 £31,500 -10.00% 7
Bristol -30 25 £35,000 +12.90% 7
Somerset +9 21 £30,000 +3.44% 4
Dorset -10 4 £26,000 -
Devon -9 3 £27,000 +52.11% 3
Cornwall - 1 £20,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 268 (78.59%) Windows
2 218 (63.93%) DHCP
3 201 (58.94%) Active Directory
4 184 (53.96%) Microsoft
5 156 (45.75%) TCP/IP
6 153 (44.87%) VMware
7 143 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 142 (41.64%) MS Exchange
9 135 (39.59%) Firewall
10 125 (36.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 102 (29.91%) Cisco
12 100 (29.33%) ITIL
13 93 (27.27%) Linux
14 90 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 82 (24.05%) VPN
16 77 (22.58%) MS Excel
17 73 (21.41%) Windows Server 2003
18 71 (20.82%) Citrix
19 62 (18.18%) Finance
20 60 (17.60%) SCCM
21 56 (16.42%) SLA
22 55 (16.13%) Windows 7
22 55 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
23 54 (15.84%) HP
24 51 (14.96%) Security Cleared
25 50 (14.66%) SCOM
26 47 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
26 47 (13.78%) WAN
27 46 (13.49%) LAN
27 46 (13.49%) IIS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 142 (41.64%) MS Exchange
2 55 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (13.49%) IIS
4 38 (11.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 36 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (5.28%) Lync
8 17 (4.99%) SharePoint
9 12 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (2.64%) Apache
11 8 (2.35%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.47%) WorkSite
13 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.59%) CMS
14 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.29%) WordPress
15 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 77 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.80%) Office 365
2 5 (1.47%) SaaS
2 5 (1.47%) PaaS
3 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) Route 53
4 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 218 (63.93%) DHCP
2 156 (45.75%) TCP/IP
3 135 (39.59%) Firewall
4 82 (24.05%) VPN
5 47 (13.78%) WAN
6 46 (13.49%) LAN
7 37 (10.85%) SAN
8 36 (10.56%) SMTP
9 34 (9.97%) Internet
9 34 (9.97%) MPLS
10 33 (9.68%) Network Security
11 24 (7.04%) SSL
11 24 (7.04%) WLAN
12 23 (6.74%) VoIP
13 22 (6.45%) HTTP
13 22 (6.45%) VLAN
14 15 (4.40%) Wireless
14 15 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (4.40%) FTP
15 13 (3.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.64%) MySQL
3 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) JIRA
1 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.88%) MSI
2 2 (0.59%) JMeter
2 2 (0.59%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 62 (18.18%) Finance
2 17 (4.99%) Marketing
3 12 (3.52%) Legal
4 10 (2.93%) Games
4 10 (2.93%) Aerospace
5 7 (2.05%) Back Office
5 7 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.76%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.47%) Banking
7 5 (1.47%) Advertising
8 4 (1.17%) Law
9 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Military
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (17.30%) Analyst
2 47 (13.78%) Support Engineer
3 39 (11.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (10.56%) Administrator
5 33 (9.68%) Network Engineer
6 24 (7.04%) Support Analyst
7 22 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (6.16%) Support Technician
9 18 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (5.28%) Windows Administrator
10 17 (4.99%) IT Support
11 16 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (3.81%) Server Administrator
13 12 (3.52%) Wintel Support
13 12 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (3.23%) Support Specialist
14 11 (3.23%) Network Analyst
14 11 (3.23%) Team Leader
14 11 (3.23%) Security Engineer
15 10 (2.93%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.04%) Web Services
2 15 (4.40%) Software Packaging
3 9 (2.64%) LAMP
4 8 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (1.76%) .NET
6 4 (1.17%) COM
7 3 (0.88%) WCF
7 3 (0.88%) WPF
8 2 (0.59%) JSP
8 2 (0.59%) SOAP
8 2 (0.59%) Middleware
8 2 (0.59%) WinForms
8 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.29%) J2EE
9 1 (0.29%) Symfony
9 1 (0.29%) CakePHP
9 1 (0.29%) jQuery
9 1 (0.29%) Google Maps API
9 1 (0.29%) Laravel
9 1 (0.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.80%) Clustering
2 19 (5.57%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 16 (4.69%) Mathematics
3 16 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.11%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (3.52%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.64%) EqualLogic
6 9 (2.64%) CESG
7 8 (2.35%) PKI
8 7 (2.05%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.47%) Statistics
9 5 (1.47%) iPhone
9 5 (1.47%) BYOD
10 4 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.17%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.17%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 268 (78.59%) Windows
2 143 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (36.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (27.27%) Linux
5 73 (21.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (16.13%) Windows 7
7 27 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (7.04%) Windows 8
9 16 (4.69%) CentOS
9 16 (4.69%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.93%) UNIX
11 8 (2.35%) Solaris
12 6 (1.76%) Android
13 3 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.59%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (29.33%) ITIL
2 18 (5.28%) Software Deployment
3 17 (4.99%) Service Delivery
3 17 (4.99%) Incident Management
4 15 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (4.11%) Workflow
5 14 (4.11%) Mentoring
6 12 (3.52%) Line Management
6 12 (3.52%) Malware Analysis
7 11 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (3.23%) WFM
8 10 (2.93%) Load Balancing
8 10 (2.93%) Network Design
9 9 (2.64%) Configuration Management
9 9 (2.64%) Service Management
9 9 (2.64%) SIEM
9 9 (2.64%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (2.35%) Cyber Security
10 8 (2.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.02%) SQL
2 32 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 28 (8.21%) Python
4 26 (7.62%) PHP
5 19 (5.57%) Perl
6 7 (2.05%) VBScript
7 6 (1.76%) Java
7 6 (1.76%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.47%) VB
9 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.17%) C++
10 3 (0.88%) Ruby
10 3 (0.88%) C
10 3 (0.88%) C#
11 1 (0.29%) VBA
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 47 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (9.68%) MCSE
4 33 (9.68%) Degree
5 29 (8.50%) CCNA
6 22 (6.45%) MCSA
7 15 (4.40%) DV Cleared
8 12 (3.52%) MCP
8 12 (3.52%) CCNP
9 8 (2.35%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.05%) CISSP
11 6 (1.76%) CCIE
11 6 (1.76%) MCTS
12 5 (1.47%) GCIA
13 4 (1.17%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (16.42%) SLA
2 4 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 201 (58.94%) Active Directory
2 90 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (11.73%) Hyper-V
4 38 (11.14%) XenApp
5 34 (9.97%) vSphere
6 28 (8.21%) VMware ESX
7 18 (5.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 16 (4.69%) BitLocker
9 14 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (2.64%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.64%) Snort
11 7 (2.05%) iptables
12 5 (1.47%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.17%) KVM
14 2 (0.59%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.59%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.59%) Postfix
15 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (17.60%) SCCM
2 50 (14.66%) SCOM
3 24 (7.04%) NetBackup
4 23 (6.74%) HP SIM
5 20 (5.87%) Nagios
6 18 (5.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 17 (4.99%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
9 11 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
9 11 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (1.76%) Puppet
10 6 (1.76%) SCVMM
10 6 (1.76%) SCDPM
11 5 (1.47%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.59%) WSUS
13 2 (0.59%) Windows Intune
13 2 (0.59%) SCSM
Vendors
1 184 (53.96%) Microsoft
2 153 (44.87%) VMware
3 102 (29.91%) Cisco
4 71 (20.82%) Citrix
5 54 (15.84%) HP
6 39 (11.44%) Juniper
7 25 (7.33%) Symantec
8 23 (6.74%) Avaya
9 22 (6.45%) Dell
10 21 (6.16%) McAfee
11 19 (5.57%) Remedy
12 15 (4.40%) IBM
13 14 (4.11%) Blue Coat
14 13 (3.81%) Veeam
14 13 (3.81%) Splunk
15 12 (3.52%) F5
15 12 (3.52%) Intel
15 12 (3.52%) CA
16 11 (3.23%) Red Hat
16 11 (3.23%) Sophos
Exeter, Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 + Company car + Laptop + Phone+ Much More
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Up to £25,000 + Company car + Laptop
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 53k per year + generous bonus, flexi-time, pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago