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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 107 121 87
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Permanent jobs citing DNS 146 100 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.44% 1.89% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.82% 11.15% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131 83 141
Average salary £34,250 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.48% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £20,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -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
985 897 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.44% 16.99% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 845 721 892
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 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 27 March 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 +29 51 £33,000 -5.71% 7
Bristol +7 40 £40,000 +26.98% 6
Wiltshire +1 23 £35,820 +22.46% 12
Somerset +8 12 £32,500 +12.06% 3
Dorset -27 10 £42,500 +44.06% 4
Devon +1 6 £30,000 +7.14% 3
Cornwall -9 2 £20,000 +11.11%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 243 (73.86%) Windows
2 230 (69.91%) DHCP
3 193 (58.66%) TCP/IP
4 166 (50.46%) Microsoft
5 164 (49.85%) Active Directory
6 155 (47.11%) VMware
7 122 (37.08%) Cisco
8 112 (34.04%) Firewall
9 107 (32.52%) ITIL
10 104 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 103 (31.31%) Linux
12 101 (30.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 91 (27.66%) MS Exchange
14 80 (24.32%) Citrix
15 79 (24.01%) VPN
16 73 (22.19%) MS Excel
17 68 (20.67%) SQL
18 66 (20.06%) Windows Server 2003
19 65 (19.76%) Finance
20 64 (19.45%) Microsoft Certification
20 64 (19.45%) HTTP
21 63 (19.15%) Security Cleared
22 61 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
23 55 (16.72%) SCCM
23 55 (16.72%) SAN
24 52 (15.81%) HP
25 51 (15.50%) MS Office
26 50 (15.20%) SC Cleared
27 49 (14.89%) Hyper-V
27 49 (14.89%) XenApp

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 91 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 43 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (10.03%) IIS
4 24 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (6.08%) SharePoint
6 19 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (4.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (4.56%) Apache
10 14 (4.26%) Lync
11 9 (2.74%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.82%) JBoss
13 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (1.52%) Site Server
13 5 (1.52%) WorkSite
14 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.61%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.61%) nginx
15 2 (0.61%) Confluence
15 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 73 (22.19%) MS Excel
2 51 (15.50%) MS Office
3 9 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.74%) Office 365
2 8 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.91%) SaaS
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.61%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 230 (69.91%) DHCP
2 193 (58.66%) TCP/IP
3 112 (34.04%) Firewall
4 79 (24.01%) VPN
5 64 (19.45%) HTTP
6 55 (16.72%) SAN
7 45 (13.68%) LAN
8 42 (12.77%) SSL
9 41 (12.46%) FTP
10 39 (11.85%) SMTP
11 37 (11.25%) Network Security
12 33 (10.03%) LDAP
13 32 (9.73%) Telnet
14 29 (8.81%) Internet
14 29 (8.81%) WAN
15 23 (6.99%) Wireshark
16 22 (6.69%) Wireless
17 19 (5.78%) MPLS
17 19 (5.78%) VLAN
18 16 (4.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.26%) MySQL
3 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Visual Studio
1 6 (1.82%) JIRA
2 5 (1.52%) Subversion
3 4 (1.22%) JMeter
3 4 (1.22%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.61%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.30%) MSI
5 1 (0.30%) Hudson
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 65 (19.76%) Finance
2 12 (3.65%) Aerospace
3 11 (3.34%) Back Office
3 11 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.74%) Banking
5 5 (1.52%) Retail
5 5 (1.52%) Legal
5 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.22%) Advertising
6 4 (1.22%) Law
7 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.61%) German Language
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (18.84%) Analyst
2 48 (14.59%) Support Engineer
3 36 (10.94%) Administrator
4 33 (10.03%) Network Engineer
5 31 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (7.60%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (6.38%) Support Specialist
8 19 (5.78%) Support Technician
9 18 (5.47%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (5.17%) Consultant
10 17 (5.17%) Lead Network Engineer
11 16 (4.86%) Support Analyst
12 15 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (4.56%) Wintel Specialist
12 15 (4.56%) Wintel Support
13 14 (4.26%) Server Engineer
13 14 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (3.65%) IT Support
14 12 (3.65%) Lead Systems Engineer
15 9 (2.74%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.99%) Software Packaging
2 16 (4.86%) .NET
3 11 (3.34%) HTML
4 10 (3.04%) XML
5 8 (2.43%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.13%) J2EE
6 7 (2.13%) Web Services
7 6 (1.82%) SOAP
8 4 (1.22%) LAMP
8 4 (1.22%) JSP
8 4 (1.22%) CSS
8 4 (1.22%) WCF
8 4 (1.22%) WPF
8 4 (1.22%) WinForms
9 2 (0.61%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.61%) DAO
9 2 (0.61%) Ajax
9 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.61%) JSON
9 2 (0.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.60%) Client/Server
1 25 (7.60%) Clustering
1 25 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.47%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.95%) EqualLogic
4 10 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.52%) iPhone
8 4 (1.22%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.91%) Open Source
9 3 (0.91%) Replication
10 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.61%) W3C
10 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.30%) iPad
11 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.30%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 243 (73.86%) Windows
2 103 (31.31%) Linux
3 101 (30.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (20.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (7.90%) Windows 7
7 22 (6.69%) Windows 8
7 22 (6.69%) Windows XP
8 21 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (6.08%) UNIX
10 17 (5.17%) Solaris
11 12 (3.65%) CentOS
12 8 (2.43%) Android
13 6 (1.82%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.52%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.52%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.22%) AIX
16 3 (0.91%) Debian
16 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (32.52%) ITIL
2 32 (9.73%) Information Security
3 23 (6.99%) SIEM
4 21 (6.38%) Cyber Security
4 21 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 20 (6.08%) Incident Management
5 20 (6.08%) Network Architecture
6 18 (5.47%) Service Management
7 17 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.17%) Migration
8 14 (4.26%) Service Delivery
8 14 (4.26%) Time Management
8 14 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
9 12 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (3.65%) Mentoring
10 11 (3.34%) DevOps
10 11 (3.34%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (3.04%) ITIL V3
12 9 (2.74%) Performance Management
12 9 (2.74%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 68 (20.67%) SQL
2 36 (10.94%) Perl
3 30 (9.12%) Bash Shell
4 27 (8.21%) PHP
5 19 (5.78%) Python
5 19 (5.78%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.78%) PowerShell
6 18 (5.47%) Java
7 8 (2.43%) C#
8 6 (1.82%) Korn
9 5 (1.52%) Ruby
10 3 (0.91%) C
10 3 (0.91%) VB
11 2 (0.61%) C++
11 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 64 (19.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (19.15%) Security Cleared
3 50 (15.20%) SC Cleared
4 45 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (13.68%) MCSE
5 37 (11.25%) MCSA
6 32 (9.73%) Degree
7 29 (8.81%) CCNA
8 26 (7.90%) DV Cleared
9 19 (5.78%) CCNP
10 12 (3.65%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (3.04%) MCP
11 10 (3.04%) MCITP
11 10 (3.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (2.13%) GCIA
13 5 (1.52%) GCIH
13 5 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.22%) GIAC
14 4 (1.22%) CCA
15 3 (0.91%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.81%) SLA
2 12 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.91%) QA
4 2 (0.61%) DO-178B
System Software
1 164 (49.85%) Active Directory
2 104 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (14.89%) Hyper-V
3 49 (14.89%) XenApp
4 31 (9.42%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (8.51%) XenDesktop
6 27 (8.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 20 (6.08%) vSphere
7 20 (6.08%) Snort
7 20 (6.08%) VMware ESX
8 13 (3.95%) XenServer
9 12 (3.65%) vCloud
10 9 (2.74%) ISA Server
11 8 (2.43%) NFS
12 5 (1.52%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.91%) UAG
14 2 (0.61%) KVM
14 2 (0.61%) Docker
14 2 (0.61%) RHEV
14 2 (0.61%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 55 (16.72%) SCCM
2 31 (9.42%) SCOM
3 21 (6.38%) HP SIM
4 20 (6.08%) NetBackup
5 17 (5.17%) Puppet
6 13 (3.95%) Nagios
6 13 (3.95%) WSUS
7 12 (3.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (3.65%) HP Data Protector
8 11 (3.34%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (3.04%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (3.04%) Backup Exec
9 10 (3.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (2.43%) OpenView
12 6 (1.82%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.82%) Netcool
13 5 (1.52%) SCSM
14 4 (1.22%) Hyperic
14 4 (1.22%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 166 (50.46%) Microsoft
2 155 (47.11%) VMware
3 122 (37.08%) Cisco
4 80 (24.32%) Citrix
5 52 (15.81%) HP
6 34 (10.33%) Juniper
7 32 (9.73%) Dell
8 30 (9.12%) CheckPoint
9 27 (8.21%) Remedy
10 26 (7.90%) Symantec
11 22 (6.69%) Sophos
11 22 (6.69%) Oracle
11 22 (6.69%) Red Hat
12 15 (4.56%) McAfee
12 15 (4.56%) Veeam
13 9 (2.74%) Apple
14 8 (2.43%) SAP
14 8 (2.43%) IBM
14 8 (2.43%) LogRhythm
15 6 (1.82%) SonicWALL
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 3 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dorset
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Salary: £3500 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £55k plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Gloucestershire
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Wiltshire/Somerset
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Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 + Exceptional Benefits
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Cheltenham
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Clevedon, Bridgwater, Taunton, Portishead,...
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