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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / South West
Rank 134 123 92
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Permanent jobs citing DNS 100 123 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.02% 2.20% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.44% 12.25% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 78 108 156
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,650 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
804 1004 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.22% 17.99% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 639 876 855
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,862 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +16 31 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Bristol -1 25 £38,000 -5.00% 7
Devon +5 16 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Somerset +3 13 £27,250 -31.87% 1
Gloucestershire -37 7 £42,500 +10.38% 2
Dorset +22 3 £27,500 -4.34%
Cornwall - 1 - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 157 (65.69%) Windows
2 148 (61.92%) DHCP
3 122 (51.05%) Microsoft
4 120 (50.21%) Active Directory
5 105 (43.93%) TCP/IP
6 104 (43.51%) Firewall
7 89 (37.24%) VMware
8 81 (33.89%) ITIL
9 80 (33.47%) Linux
10 76 (31.80%) MS Exchange
11 75 (31.38%) SQL Server
12 74 (30.96%) Windows Server
13 69 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 65 (27.20%) Cisco Certification
15 63 (26.36%) MS Excel
16 59 (24.69%) Cisco
17 58 (24.27%) WAN
18 57 (23.85%) Network Security
19 56 (23.43%) CCNA
20 55 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
20 55 (23.01%) SMTP
20 55 (23.01%) VPN
20 55 (23.01%) HTTP
21 53 (22.18%) SQL
22 52 (21.76%) LAN
23 45 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
24 41 (17.15%) FTP
24 41 (17.15%) SAN
25 39 (16.32%) HP
25 39 (16.32%) Hyper-V

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 76 (31.80%) MS Exchange
2 31 (12.97%) IIS
3 29 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (9.21%) Apache
5 13 (5.44%) JBoss
5 13 (5.44%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.51%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.09%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.84%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 63 (26.36%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.44%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.69%) Office 365
4 15 (6.28%) IaaS
5 13 (5.44%) SaaS
6 12 (5.02%) PaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (61.92%) DHCP
2 105 (43.93%) TCP/IP
3 104 (43.51%) Firewall
4 58 (24.27%) WAN
5 57 (23.85%) Network Security
6 55 (23.01%) HTTP
6 55 (23.01%) SMTP
6 55 (23.01%) VPN
7 52 (21.76%) LAN
8 41 (17.15%) FTP
8 41 (17.15%) SAN
9 34 (14.23%) VLAN
10 30 (12.55%) SSL
11 26 (10.88%) Internet
12 21 (8.79%) DMZ
12 21 (8.79%) X.400
13 19 (7.95%) Wireless
14 17 (7.11%) Telnet
15 15 (6.28%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (5.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (31.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.18%) MySQL
3 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.42%) GIS
4 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.42%) Redis
4 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.42%) Riak
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.84%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.42%) NCover
3 1 (0.42%) NUnit
3 1 (0.42%) Subversion
3 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (8.79%) Finance
2 11 (4.60%) Banking
3 7 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.51%) Retail
5 5 (2.09%) Automotive
6 2 (0.84%) Back Office
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (12.55%) Network Engineer
2 28 (11.72%) Analyst
3 26 (10.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 26 (10.88%) Support Engineer
4 25 (10.46%) IT Support
5 20 (8.37%) Desktop Support
6 19 (7.95%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 19 (7.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 19 (7.95%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 19 (7.95%) Administrator
7 17 (7.11%) Network Manager
8 16 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (6.69%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (5.86%) IT Engineer
10 13 (5.44%) Architect
10 13 (5.44%) Security Engineer
10 13 (5.44%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.44%) Technical Support
11 11 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (4.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.60%) HTML
1 11 (4.60%) Middleware
2 8 (3.35%) CSS
3 7 (2.93%) CSS3
3 7 (2.93%) HTML5
3 7 (2.93%) JSON
4 6 (2.51%) Ajax
4 6 (2.51%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.51%) REST
5 5 (2.09%) Backbone.js
5 5 (2.09%) DOM
5 5 (2.09%) React
6 3 (1.26%) CAdES
6 3 (1.26%) PAdES
6 3 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.26%) XAdES
7 2 (0.84%) .NET
7 2 (0.84%) Ember.js
7 2 (0.84%) jQuery
7 2 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.79%) CESG
3 20 (8.37%) Management Information System
4 18 (7.53%) Data Centre
5 17 (7.11%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (5.86%) Public Cloud
7 13 (5.44%) NHS
8 11 (4.60%) Clustering
8 11 (4.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (3.35%) User Experience
10 6 (2.51%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.51%) Statistics
11 5 (2.09%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.26%) Cybercrime
12 3 (1.26%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.26%) iPhone
12 3 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (1.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 157 (65.69%) Windows
2 80 (33.47%) Linux
3 74 (30.96%) Windows Server
4 45 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (12.97%) Windows 7
5 31 (12.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (9.21%) Windows XP
8 21 (8.79%) Unix
9 13 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.18%) Ubuntu
11 8 (3.35%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.93%) CentOS
13 6 (2.51%) Windows 8
14 5 (2.09%) Debian
14 5 (2.09%) Solaris
15 4 (1.67%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.84%) Fedora
17 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (33.89%) ITIL
2 34 (14.23%) Service Management
3 29 (12.13%) Data Protection
4 24 (10.04%) Infrastructure Management
5 23 (9.62%) Load Balancing
6 22 (9.21%) PRINCE2
7 21 (8.79%) DevOps
7 21 (8.79%) Service Delivery
8 20 (8.37%) Mentoring
9 19 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (7.95%) High Availability
9 19 (7.95%) SIEM
10 18 (7.53%) ITIL V3
10 18 (7.53%) TOGAF
11 17 (7.11%) ITSM
12 15 (6.28%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (6.28%) Mobile Device Management
12 15 (6.28%) Protective Monitoring
12 15 (6.28%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (5.44%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.18%) SQL
2 11 (4.60%) Python
3 9 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.35%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.51%) Perl
5 6 (2.51%) PHP
6 4 (1.67%) C#
6 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.84%) Java
7 2 (0.84%) Lua
7 2 (0.84%) Ruby
8 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.42%) C++
8 1 (0.42%) VB
8 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (27.20%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (23.43%) CCNA
3 55 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (15.90%) Security Cleared
5 34 (14.23%) MCSE
6 32 (13.39%) Degree
7 31 (12.97%) DV Cleared
8 30 (12.55%) SC Cleared
9 22 (9.21%) CISSP
10 21 (8.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (6.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (5.86%) CEH
12 14 (5.86%) MCP
13 12 (5.02%) MCSA
14 11 (4.60%) EMC Certification
15 8 (3.35%) CCNP
15 8 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (2.93%) CCSP
16 7 (2.93%) MCITP
17 5 (2.09%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.95%) SLA
2 5 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.26%) GPG13
5 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 120 (50.21%) Active Directory
2 69 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (16.32%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.44%) vSphere
5 12 (5.02%) XenApp
6 11 (4.60%) Snort
7 9 (3.77%) Samba
8 4 (1.67%) Docker
8 4 (1.67%) Firmware
8 4 (1.67%) KVM
8 4 (1.67%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.26%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.26%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.26%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.84%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.84%) NFS
10 2 (0.84%) UAG
10 2 (0.84%) XenServer
11 1 (0.42%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (10.04%) NetBackup
2 14 (5.86%) AirWatch
3 10 (4.18%) SCCM
3 10 (4.18%) WSUS
4 9 (3.77%) SCOM
5 7 (2.93%) Puppet
6 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (2.51%) Nagios
6 6 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.51%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (2.09%) OpenView
7 5 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.09%) Rundeck
8 4 (1.67%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.67%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.26%) RSA Archer
9 3 (1.26%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.84%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 122 (51.05%) Microsoft
2 89 (37.24%) VMware
3 59 (24.69%) Cisco
4 39 (16.32%) HP
5 32 (13.39%) Oracle
6 28 (11.72%) Veeam
7 26 (10.88%) Veritas
8 25 (10.46%) Citrix
9 22 (9.21%) 3PAR
10 17 (7.11%) EMC
10 17 (7.11%) IBM
11 11 (4.60%) Software AG
12 9 (3.77%) Extreme Networks
13 7 (2.93%) Sophos
13 7 (2.93%) Symantec
14 6 (2.51%) Brocade
14 6 (2.51%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.51%) F5
14 6 (2.51%) Juniper
15 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
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