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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 112 103 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Permanent jobs citing DNS 127 122 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.09% 2.37% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.76% 14.40% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 114 102 179
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £25,065 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
995 847 1152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.35% 16.48% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 863 686 977
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -12 44 £31,000 -15.06% 4
Wiltshire +21 30 £25,000 -10.71% 3
Dorset +7 18 £26,000 -21.80% 1
Somerset -17 17 £29,000 -10.76% 5
Gloucestershire -19 17 £35,000 -
Devon -9 4 £17,750 -34.86% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 227 (86.97%) Windows
2 177 (67.82%) DHCP
3 167 (63.98%) Active Directory
4 154 (59.00%) Microsoft
5 152 (58.24%) TCP/IP
6 133 (50.96%) VMware
7 120 (45.98%) Firewall
8 112 (42.91%) MS Exchange
9 106 (40.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 102 (39.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 86 (32.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 75 (28.74%) VPN
13 73 (27.97%) SQL Server
14 72 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 70 (26.82%) Windows 7
16 69 (26.44%) Cisco
16 69 (26.44%) IIS
17 67 (25.67%) Linux
18 64 (24.52%) Windows XP
18 64 (24.52%) Citrix
18 64 (24.52%) SAN
19 63 (24.14%) MS Excel
20 58 (22.22%) ITIL
21 54 (20.69%) LAN
22 52 (19.92%) Exchange Server 2010
23 51 (19.54%) Windows 8
23 51 (19.54%) VMware ESX
24 45 (17.24%) HP
25 44 (16.86%) WAN
26 40 (15.33%) SMTP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 112 (42.91%) MS Exchange
2 69 (26.44%) IIS
3 52 (19.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (7.66%) SharePoint
6 18 (6.90%) Lync
7 17 (6.51%) Apache
8 15 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2000
10 11 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (3.45%) Tomcat
12 6 (2.30%) IBM Notes
12 6 (2.30%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.77%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.77%) nginx
14 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.38%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.38%) TeamSite
14 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 63 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 39 (14.94%) MS Office
3 5 (1.92%) MS Project
4 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.45%) Office 365
2 7 (2.68%) SaaS
3 2 (0.77%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (67.82%) DHCP
2 152 (58.24%) TCP/IP
3 120 (45.98%) Firewall
4 75 (28.74%) VPN
5 64 (24.52%) SAN
6 54 (20.69%) LAN
7 44 (16.86%) WAN
8 40 (15.33%) SMTP
9 37 (14.18%) HTTP
10 36 (13.79%) Internet
11 22 (8.43%) Ethernet
11 22 (8.43%) Wireless
12 21 (8.05%) NAS
13 17 (6.51%) LDAP
14 16 (6.13%) VoIP
15 15 (5.75%) Network Security
15 15 (5.75%) VLAN
16 11 (4.21%) IPsec
16 11 (4.21%) ISDN
16 11 (4.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.73%) MySQL
3 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.07%) Big Data
4 8 (3.07%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (3.07%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) DB2
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.07%) Subversion
2 4 (1.53%) JIRA
3 2 (0.77%) Hudson
3 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (4.98%) Telecoms
1 13 (4.98%) Back Office
2 6 (2.30%) Retail
3 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.53%) Finance
4 3 (1.15%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.77%) Automotive
5 2 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (24.14%) Analyst
2 37 (14.18%) Support Engineer
3 34 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (11.11%) Administrator
5 26 (9.96%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (8.81%) Service Analyst
6 23 (8.81%) IT Support
7 22 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (8.05%) Service Desk Analyst
9 19 (7.28%) Support Analyst
10 16 (6.13%) Consultant
11 12 (4.60%) Network Engineer
11 12 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.60%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (4.60%) Windows Administrator
11 12 (4.60%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.21%) Systems Support
13 10 (3.83%) Network Analyst
14 9 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.34%) HTML
2 23 (8.81%) XML
3 5 (1.92%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.53%) LAMP
4 4 (1.53%) COM
5 3 (1.15%) Middleware
5 3 (1.15%) Web Services
6 2 (0.77%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.77%) jQuery
6 2 (0.77%) .NET
7 1 (0.38%) J2EE
7 1 (0.38%) CSS
7 1 (0.38%) JSP
7 1 (0.38%) JSON
7 1 (0.38%) RESTful
7 1 (0.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.49%) Blackberry
2 21 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.13%) PDA
4 10 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.07%) Clustering
5 8 (3.07%) iPhone
6 7 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.92%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.53%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.53%) iPad
8 4 (1.53%) Firmware
9 3 (1.15%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.15%) Replication
10 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.77%) IVR
11 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 227 (86.97%) Windows
2 102 (39.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (32.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (26.82%) Windows 7
5 67 (25.67%) Linux
6 64 (24.52%) Windows XP
7 51 (19.54%) Windows 8
8 28 (10.73%) Windows Vista
9 19 (7.28%) UNIX
10 18 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (4.21%) Windows 2000
13 10 (3.83%) CentOS
14 9 (3.45%) Mac OS X
15 7 (2.68%) Solaris
16 3 (1.15%) AIX
16 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.77%) Android
17 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.22%) ITIL
2 19 (7.28%) Kalman Filter
3 17 (6.51%) Service Management
3 17 (6.51%) Service Delivery
4 15 (5.75%) Project Management
5 14 (5.36%) Configuration Management
6 13 (4.98%) Asset Management
7 12 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (4.60%) Time Management
8 11 (4.21%) Data Protection
8 11 (4.21%) Identity Management
9 10 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.45%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.45%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (3.45%) CRM
11 8 (3.07%) DNA
11 8 (3.07%) Migration
11 8 (3.07%) Performance Management
11 8 (3.07%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.41%) SQL
2 16 (6.13%) PHP
2 16 (6.13%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.36%) Perl
4 13 (4.98%) Java
4 13 (4.98%) Python
5 8 (3.07%) VBScript
6 7 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.30%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.30%) C
8 5 (1.92%) VB
8 5 (1.92%) Ruby
9 4 (1.53%) C#
9 4 (1.53%) C++
10 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (14.18%) Degree
3 34 (13.03%) MCSE
4 33 (12.64%) MCSA
5 31 (11.88%) Security Cleared
6 28 (10.73%) MCP
7 18 (6.90%) SC Cleared
7 18 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (6.51%) CCNA
9 14 (5.36%) MCITP
10 12 (4.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (4.21%) MCTS
12 8 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (3.07%) CCNP
13 7 (2.68%) CCA
13 7 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.92%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.53%) A+ Certification
15 4 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (1.53%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.51%) SLA
2 11 (4.21%) QA
3 6 (2.30%) COBIT
4 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 167 (63.98%) Active Directory
2 106 (40.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (19.54%) VMware ESX
4 38 (14.56%) vSphere
5 33 (12.64%) Terminal Services
6 26 (9.96%) Hyper-V
7 17 (6.51%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (4.60%) XenApp
9 10 (3.83%) MetaFrame
10 9 (3.45%) NFS
10 9 (3.45%) XenServer
11 7 (2.68%) UAG
11 7 (2.68%) Squid
12 6 (2.30%) qmail
13 5 (1.92%) Xen
13 5 (1.92%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (1.15%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 2 (0.77%) Samba
Systems Management
1 32 (12.26%) SCCM
2 30 (11.49%) Backup Exec
3 18 (6.90%) WSUS
4 14 (5.36%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (4.98%) Nagios
6 10 (3.83%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.07%) logstash
8 6 (2.30%) MAILsweeper
8 6 (2.30%) Puppet
8 6 (2.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (2.30%) SCOM
9 4 (1.53%) MOM
9 4 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.15%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.77%) Plesk
11 2 (0.77%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 154 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 133 (50.96%) VMware
3 69 (26.44%) Cisco
4 64 (24.52%) Citrix
5 45 (17.24%) HP
6 37 (14.18%) Dell
7 23 (8.81%) Avaya
8 22 (8.43%) Symantec
9 17 (6.51%) Apple
10 14 (5.36%) McAfee
10 14 (5.36%) SonicWALL
11 13 (4.98%) NetApp
12 12 (4.60%) Juniper
12 12 (4.60%) Oracle
12 12 (4.60%) Red Hat
13 11 (4.21%) CheckPoint
14 9 (3.45%) Sophos
14 9 (3.45%) Remedy
14 9 (3.45%) Altiris
15 8 (3.07%) IBM
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Frome, Somerset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-26,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Frome, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Pension + Great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago