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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 100 127 89
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -38
Permanent jobs citing DNS 161 107 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.65% 1.83% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.98% 10.74% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 128 90 120
Average salary £33,000 £31,500 £36,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -13.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
1075 996 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.70% 17.08% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 897 774 851
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Gloucestershire +23 48 £33,000 +20.00% 4
Bristol +2 40 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Wiltshire +10 30 £35,820 +10.21% 10
Somerset +25 18 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Devon -3 13 £30,000 +7.14% 2
Dorset -5 8 £32,500 +12.06%
Cornwall -14 3 £20,000 -37.50%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 244 (73.94%) Windows
2 218 (66.06%) DHCP
3 179 (54.24%) Active Directory
4 174 (52.73%) TCP/IP
5 162 (49.09%) Microsoft
6 157 (47.58%) VMware
7 129 (39.09%) Cisco
8 110 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 109 (33.03%) MS Exchange
10 103 (31.21%) ITIL
11 102 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 99 (30.00%) Firewall
13 95 (28.79%) VPN
14 87 (26.36%) Citrix
14 87 (26.36%) Linux
15 80 (24.24%) MS Excel
16 69 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 67 (20.30%) Windows Server 2012
18 65 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
19 59 (17.88%) SCCM
20 58 (17.58%) XenApp
20 58 (17.58%) Finance
21 56 (16.97%) SAN
22 53 (16.06%) SQL
23 51 (15.45%) MCSE
23 51 (15.45%) Hyper-V
24 48 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
25 45 (13.64%) HP
25 45 (13.64%) Security Cleared
26 44 (13.33%) HTTP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 109 (33.03%) MS Exchange
2 43 (13.03%) IIS
3 41 (12.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (4.55%) SharePoint
8 14 (4.24%) Apache
8 14 (4.24%) Lync
9 9 (2.73%) WebLogic
10 7 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.82%) WorkSite
11 6 (1.82%) JBoss
12 5 (1.52%) Site Server
12 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.21%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.61%) nginx
14 2 (0.61%) Confluence
14 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 80 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 41 (12.42%) MS Office
3 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.64%) Office 365
2 10 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.52%) SaaS
5 2 (0.61%) PaaS
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.61%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 218 (66.06%) DHCP
2 174 (52.73%) TCP/IP
3 99 (30.00%) Firewall
4 95 (28.79%) VPN
5 56 (16.97%) SAN
6 44 (13.33%) HTTP
7 39 (11.82%) LAN
8 38 (11.52%) SSL
9 31 (9.39%) MPLS
9 31 (9.39%) WAN
10 29 (8.79%) FTP
10 29 (8.79%) Network Security
11 26 (7.88%) VLAN
12 24 (7.27%) SMTP
13 22 (6.67%) LDAP
14 19 (5.76%) Telnet
14 19 (5.76%) Wireshark
15 18 (5.45%) Wireless
15 18 (5.45%) VoIP
16 16 (4.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.94%) MySQL
3 11 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Visual Studio
1 6 (1.82%) JIRA
2 4 (1.21%) JMeter
2 4 (1.21%) NeoLoad
3 2 (0.61%) Subversion
3 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.61%) MSI
General
1 58 (17.58%) Finance
2 10 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 10 (3.03%) Games
3 8 (2.42%) Legal
4 7 (2.12%) Banking
5 6 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.52%) Back Office
6 5 (1.52%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.52%) Law
7 3 (0.91%) Advertising
8 2 (0.61%) Marketing
8 2 (0.61%) German Language
8 2 (0.61%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (18.18%) Analyst
2 46 (13.94%) Administrator
3 45 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 36 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
5 35 (10.61%) Network Engineer
5 35 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (6.97%) Support Specialist
6 23 (6.97%) Support Analyst
7 19 (5.76%) Consultant
8 18 (5.45%) Wintel Support
9 17 (5.15%) Wintel Specialist
10 16 (4.85%) Support Technician
11 15 (4.55%) IT Support
12 14 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
14 12 (3.64%) Network Analyst
15 11 (3.33%) Lead Network Engineer
16 10 (3.03%) Server Engineer
16 10 (3.03%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 10 (3.03%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.09%) Software Packaging
2 15 (4.55%) .NET
3 10 (3.03%) XML
4 8 (2.42%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.42%) Web Services
5 6 (1.82%) HTML
5 6 (1.82%) SOAP
5 6 (1.82%) LAMP
6 5 (1.52%) J2EE
7 4 (1.21%) JSP
7 4 (1.21%) WinForms
7 4 (1.21%) WCF
7 4 (1.21%) WPF
8 2 (0.61%) RESTful
8 2 (0.61%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.61%) libvirt
8 2 (0.61%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.61%) Ajax
8 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.88%) Client/Server
2 23 (6.97%) Clustering
2 23 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.15%) EqualLogic
4 14 (4.24%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.73%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.52%) BYOD
9 4 (1.21%) iPhone
9 4 (1.21%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.91%) Replication
11 2 (0.61%) W3C
11 2 (0.61%) Open Source
11 2 (0.61%) iPad
11 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.30%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 244 (73.94%) Windows
2 110 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (26.36%) Linux
4 67 (20.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (10.30%) Windows 7
7 32 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (6.06%) Windows 8
9 18 (5.45%) Windows XP
10 17 (5.15%) CentOS
11 16 (4.85%) UNIX
12 9 (2.73%) Solaris
13 7 (2.12%) Android
14 6 (1.82%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.52%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.21%) AIX
17 2 (0.61%) Debian
17 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (31.21%) ITIL
2 23 (6.97%) Incident Management
3 22 (6.67%) Information Security
4 16 (4.85%) Migration
4 16 (4.85%) Service Management
4 16 (4.85%) SIEM
5 15 (4.55%) Time Management
5 15 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 15 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (3.94%) Mentoring
7 12 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (3.64%) Service Delivery
8 11 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 11 (3.33%) DevOps
9 10 (3.03%) Load Balancing
10 9 (2.73%) Cyber Security
10 9 (2.73%) Malware Analysis
11 8 (2.42%) Network Load Balancing
11 8 (2.42%) Network Design
12 7 (2.12%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.06%) SQL
2 26 (7.88%) Perl
3 24 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 23 (6.97%) Bash Shell
5 18 (5.45%) PHP
6 15 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.94%) Java
8 12 (3.64%) Python
9 8 (2.42%) C#
10 5 (1.52%) Ruby
11 4 (1.21%) Korn
12 3 (0.91%) C
13 2 (0.61%) C++
13 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (15.45%) MCSE
3 48 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 40 (12.12%) MCSA
6 36 (10.91%) SC Cleared
7 35 (10.61%) Degree
8 33 (10.00%) CCNA
9 18 (5.45%) CCNP
10 17 (5.15%) DV Cleared
11 11 (3.33%) MCITP
12 8 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.42%) MCP
13 6 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.82%) GCIA
14 4 (1.21%) CCA
14 4 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.91%) CCSA
16 2 (0.61%) A+ Certification
16 2 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.48%) SLA
2 12 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.61%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 179 (54.24%) Active Directory
2 102 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (17.58%) XenApp
4 51 (15.45%) Hyper-V
5 29 (8.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 26 (7.88%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (7.58%) BitLocker
7 25 (7.58%) vSphere
8 23 (6.97%) XenDesktop
9 15 (4.55%) VMware ESX
9 15 (4.55%) Snort
10 10 (3.03%) vCloud
11 6 (1.82%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.82%) NFS
12 4 (1.21%) XenServer
13 3 (0.91%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.61%) Samba
14 2 (0.61%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.61%) Squid
14 2 (0.61%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 59 (17.88%) SCCM
2 25 (7.58%) SCOM
3 21 (6.36%) Puppet
4 19 (5.76%) NetBackup
5 13 (3.94%) HP SIM
6 12 (3.64%) WSUS
6 12 (3.64%) HP Data Protector
7 11 (3.33%) Nagios
8 10 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (2.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (2.73%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (2.12%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (1.52%) Netcool
12 5 (1.52%) Tivoli
12 5 (1.52%) SCSM
12 5 (1.52%) Windows Intune
13 4 (1.21%) Hyperic
14 3 (0.91%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 162 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 157 (47.58%) VMware
3 129 (39.09%) Cisco
4 87 (26.36%) Citrix
5 45 (13.64%) HP
6 35 (10.61%) Juniper
7 29 (8.79%) Remedy
8 27 (8.18%) Red Hat
9 24 (7.27%) Sophos
10 23 (6.97%) CheckPoint
11 19 (5.76%) Oracle
12 18 (5.45%) Dell
12 18 (5.45%) Symantec
13 17 (5.15%) IBM
14 15 (4.55%) Veeam
15 14 (4.24%) McAfee
16 12 (3.64%) Avaya
17 10 (3.03%) Google
18 8 (2.42%) Riverbed
18 8 (2.42%) Apple
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per hour + Pension, Healthcare, 5k Bonus
Posted: 58 minutes ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hays IT
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + 20% bonus, flexi-time, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oasis Community Learning
Salary: From £17,659 to £19,104 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per hour, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £40721 - £4520321721 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 8 days ago