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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / South West
Rank 151 117 98
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -19
Permanent jobs citing DNS 93 156 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.85% 2.69% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.92% 14.04% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 80 138 156
Median salary £35,000 £39,421 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.21% +12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £26,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,450 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
780 1111 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.51% 19.15% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 614 931 849
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -4 29 £35,000 -11.21% 3
Bristol -24 28 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Devon +7 12 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Somerset -12 9 £20,000 -39.84% 2
Gloucestershire -27 8 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Dorset +31 2 £38,750 +34.78% 1
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 136 (70.10%) DHCP
2 117 (60.31%) Windows
3 94 (48.45%) Microsoft
3 94 (48.45%) Active Directory
4 90 (46.39%) TCP/IP
5 72 (37.11%) Firewall
6 65 (33.51%) Linux
7 53 (27.32%) ITIL
7 53 (27.32%) MS Exchange
7 53 (27.32%) VMware
7 53 (27.32%) Windows Server
8 49 (25.26%) Cisco Certification
9 48 (24.74%) Network Security
10 46 (23.71%) MS Excel
11 45 (23.20%) SQL Server
12 44 (22.68%) HTTP
12 44 (22.68%) CCNA
13 43 (22.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 41 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 40 (20.62%) SMTP
16 39 (20.10%) FTP
17 38 (19.59%) WAN
17 38 (19.59%) Cisco
17 38 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (18.56%) Security Cleared
19 34 (17.53%) VPN
19 34 (17.53%) LAN
20 32 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (15.98%) SIEM
21 31 (15.98%) SQL

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 53 (27.32%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (9.28%) IIS
4 14 (7.22%) Apache
5 10 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (5.15%) JBoss
5 10 (5.15%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.06%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) CMS
9 1 (0.52%) Drupal
9 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (23.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.61%) MS Office
2 7 (3.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.52%) Magento
1 1 (0.52%) OpenCart
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.25%) Office 365
3 15 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.19%) IaaS
5 10 (5.15%) SaaS
6 9 (4.64%) PaaS
7 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 136 (70.10%) DHCP
2 90 (46.39%) TCP/IP
3 72 (37.11%) Firewall
4 48 (24.74%) Network Security
5 44 (22.68%) HTTP
6 40 (20.62%) SMTP
7 39 (20.10%) FTP
8 38 (19.59%) WAN
9 34 (17.53%) LAN
9 34 (17.53%) VPN
10 30 (15.46%) SSL
11 29 (14.95%) SAN
12 25 (12.89%) VLAN
13 20 (10.31%) Internet
14 18 (9.28%) DMZ
14 18 (9.28%) X.400
15 17 (8.76%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (7.22%) Telnet
17 12 (6.19%) Wireless
17 12 (6.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.64%) MySQL
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.52%) Bower
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) Grunt
2 1 (0.52%) gulp
2 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.52%) JSHint
2 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (0.52%) Maven
2 1 (0.52%) NCover
2 1 (0.52%) NUnit
2 1 (0.52%) QUnit
2 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.52%) webpack
General
1 16 (8.25%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Banking
3 6 (3.09%) Retail
4 5 (2.58%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.55%) Advertising
5 3 (1.55%) Marketing
6 2 (1.03%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (13.92%) Analyst
2 24 (12.37%) IT Support
3 22 (11.34%) Network Engineer
4 20 (10.31%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (8.76%) Administrator
5 17 (8.76%) Architect
5 17 (8.76%) Desktop Support
6 16 (8.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 16 (8.25%) Security Engineer
6 16 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (7.73%) Support Engineer
8 14 (7.22%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
8 14 (7.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 13 (6.70%) IT Engineer
10 12 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (6.19%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (5.67%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.67%) Team Leader
12 10 (5.15%) Support Team Leader
13 9 (4.64%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.64%) Middleware
2 8 (4.12%) HTML
3 6 (3.09%) CSS
4 5 (2.58%) CSS3
4 5 (2.58%) HTML5
4 5 (2.58%) JSON
5 3 (1.55%) Ajax
5 3 (1.55%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.55%) Backbone.js
5 3 (1.55%) CAdES
5 3 (1.55%) DOM
5 3 (1.55%) Ember.js
5 3 (1.55%) PAdES
5 3 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.55%) React
5 3 (1.55%) REST
5 3 (1.55%) XAdES
6 2 (1.03%) Sass
6 2 (1.03%) Web Services
7 1 (0.52%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.28%) CESG
3 15 (7.73%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (6.19%) Clustering
4 12 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 12 (6.19%) NHS
4 12 (6.19%) Public Cloud
5 9 (4.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (4.64%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.58%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.06%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.55%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.03%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.03%) iPhone
10 2 (1.03%) Replication
10 2 (1.03%) User Experience
11 1 (0.52%) EPoS
11 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 117 (60.31%) Windows
2 65 (33.51%) Linux
3 53 (27.32%) Windows Server
4 41 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (11.86%) Windows 7
6 23 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (8.25%) Windows XP
8 14 (7.22%) Unix
9 10 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.15%) Ubuntu
10 8 (4.12%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.09%) CentOS
11 6 (3.09%) Solaris
12 5 (2.58%) Debian
13 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.52%) Fedora
14 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.32%) ITIL
2 31 (15.98%) SIEM
3 22 (11.34%) Service Management
4 20 (10.31%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (10.31%) DevOps
5 19 (9.79%) High Availability
5 19 (9.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 16 (8.25%) Mentoring
6 16 (8.25%) PRINCE2
6 16 (8.25%) TOGAF
7 15 (7.73%) Data Protection
7 15 (7.73%) Load Balancing
7 15 (7.73%) Virtual Environments
8 13 (6.70%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (6.70%) Protective Monitoring
8 13 (6.70%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (5.15%) Change Control
10 10 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (5.15%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.98%) SQL
2 17 (8.76%) Python
3 10 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.12%) Perl
4 8 (4.12%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.09%) PHP
6 4 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.06%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.55%) C#
8 2 (1.03%) Java
8 2 (1.03%) Lua
8 2 (1.03%) Ruby
9 1 (0.52%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (25.26%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (22.68%) CCNA
3 43 (22.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (18.56%) Security Cleared
5 30 (15.46%) DV Cleared
5 30 (15.46%) SC Cleared
6 29 (14.95%) MCSE
7 22 (11.34%) Degree
8 18 (9.28%) CISSP
8 18 (9.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (6.19%) MCSA
10 10 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (4.64%) EMC Certification
12 8 (4.12%) CEH
12 8 (4.12%) MCP
13 4 (2.06%) CCNP
13 4 (2.06%) GIAC
14 3 (1.55%) LPIC
14 3 (1.55%) Security+ Certification
14 3 (1.55%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.64%) SLA
2 7 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.55%) GPG13
4 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 94 (48.45%) Active Directory
2 38 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.79%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.76%) Snort
5 13 (6.70%) vSphere
6 10 (5.15%) Samba
6 10 (5.15%) XenApp
7 4 (2.06%) Firmware
8 3 (1.55%) Docker
8 3 (1.55%) KVM
8 3 (1.55%) NFS
8 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.03%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.03%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.03%) UAG
9 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (6.70%) NetBackup
2 12 (6.19%) SCCM
3 10 (5.15%) AirWatch
4 8 (4.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (4.12%) SCOM
4 8 (4.12%) WSUS
5 7 (3.61%) Nagios
6 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (3.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (3.09%) Puppet
7 5 (2.58%) OpenView
7 5 (2.58%) Rundeck
8 4 (2.06%) HP SIM
8 4 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.55%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.55%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 3 (1.55%) RSA Archer
9 3 (1.55%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.03%) QRadar
10 2 (1.03%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 94 (48.45%) Microsoft
2 53 (27.32%) VMware
3 38 (19.59%) Cisco
4 19 (9.79%) Citrix
4 19 (9.79%) Oracle
5 18 (9.28%) HP
6 13 (6.70%) Veritas
7 10 (5.15%) 3PAR
7 10 (5.15%) Veeam
8 9 (4.64%) EMC
8 9 (4.64%) IBM
8 9 (4.64%) Software AG
9 7 (3.61%) Sophos
10 6 (3.09%) Apple
10 6 (3.09%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.06%) F5
11 4 (2.06%) Juniper
12 3 (1.55%) Draytek
12 3 (1.55%) Meru Networks
12 3 (1.55%) SolarWinds
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