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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 79 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 196 145 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.27% 2.38% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.16% 14.13% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 162 126 102
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,350 £22,293
10% offered a salary of more than £46,377 £52,500 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
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
1213 1026 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 16.83% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 814 731
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Wiltshire +40 78 £38,648 +23.67% 3
Gloucestershire +15 48 £33,000 +18.91% 5
Bristol -47 33 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Somerset +17 18 £26,500 -27.39% 2
Devon -5 13 £28,500 +58.33% 3
Dorset -7 2 £32,500 +44.44%
Cornwall -10 2 £20,750 -35.15%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 254 (73.41%) Windows
2 227 (65.61%) DHCP
3 196 (56.65%) Active Directory
4 182 (52.60%) Microsoft
5 178 (51.45%) TCP/IP
6 148 (42.77%) VMware
7 129 (37.28%) MS Exchange
7 129 (37.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 106 (30.64%) Cisco
9 103 (29.77%) Firewall
10 100 (28.90%) ITIL
10 100 (28.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 93 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 88 (25.43%) VPN
13 85 (24.57%) Linux
14 82 (23.70%) Citrix
15 76 (21.97%) MS Excel
16 73 (21.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 66 (19.08%) SCCM
18 61 (17.63%) Finance
19 57 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
20 55 (15.90%) SQL
21 53 (15.32%) IIS
21 53 (15.32%) SQL Server
21 53 (15.32%) Hyper-V
21 53 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
22 52 (15.03%) XenApp
23 51 (14.74%) SAN
24 47 (13.58%) LAN
25 46 (13.29%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 129 (37.28%) MS Exchange
2 53 (15.32%) IIS
2 53 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (5.20%) SharePoint
6 14 (4.05%) Apache
6 14 (4.05%) Lync
7 12 (3.47%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.31%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.31%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.02%) JBoss
10 6 (1.73%) WorkSite
11 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (1.45%) Site Server
12 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.58%) nginx
13 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 76 (21.97%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.09%) Office 365
2 10 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.45%) SaaS
3 5 (1.45%) PaaS
4 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.58%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 227 (65.61%) DHCP
2 178 (51.45%) TCP/IP
3 103 (29.77%) Firewall
4 88 (25.43%) VPN
5 51 (14.74%) SAN
6 47 (13.58%) LAN
7 45 (13.01%) WAN
8 40 (11.56%) Network Security
9 34 (9.83%) SMTP
10 33 (9.54%) HTTP
11 29 (8.38%) MPLS
12 25 (7.23%) SSL
13 24 (6.94%) VoIP
13 24 (6.94%) VLAN
14 21 (6.07%) Internet
14 21 (6.07%) WLAN
14 21 (6.07%) FTP
15 16 (4.62%) Wireshark
16 12 (3.47%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (3.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.34%) MySQL
3 12 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (1.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.16%) JIRA
3 3 (0.87%) MSI
3 3 (0.87%) JMeter
3 3 (0.87%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.58%) Subversion
4 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 61 (17.63%) Finance
2 13 (3.76%) Marketing
3 11 (3.18%) Legal
4 10 (2.89%) Games
5 9 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.31%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.02%) Advertising
8 6 (1.73%) Back Office
9 5 (1.45%) Law
10 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.58%) Retail
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (17.34%) Analyst
2 50 (14.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (13.01%) Administrator
4 40 (11.56%) Support Engineer
5 37 (10.69%) Network Engineer
6 24 (6.94%) Support Analyst
6 24 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (5.78%) Support Technician
8 18 (5.20%) Consultant
8 18 (5.20%) Windows Administrator
9 15 (4.34%) IT Support
9 15 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (4.05%) Support Specialist
10 14 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (4.05%) Wintel Support
11 13 (3.76%) Server Administrator
12 12 (3.47%) Network Analyst
13 11 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (2.89%) Team Leader
14 10 (2.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.65%) Web Services
2 20 (5.78%) Software Packaging
3 10 (2.89%) LAMP
3 10 (2.89%) .NET
4 8 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (1.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.87%) WinForms
6 3 (0.87%) WCF
6 3 (0.87%) WPF
6 3 (0.87%) SOAP
7 2 (0.58%) libvirt
7 2 (0.58%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.58%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.58%) COM
7 2 (0.58%) XML
7 2 (0.58%) XSD
7 2 (0.58%) XSLT
7 2 (0.58%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.25%) Clustering
2 24 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 23 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.78%) Client/Server
5 19 (5.49%) Mathematics
6 18 (5.20%) EqualLogic
7 15 (4.34%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.47%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (2.31%) PKI
11 7 (2.02%) CESG
12 6 (1.73%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.45%) iPhone
13 5 (1.45%) BYOD
14 4 (1.16%) Fat Client
14 4 (1.16%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.87%) Visualisation
15 3 (0.87%) HP Storage
16 2 (0.58%) iPad
16 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 254 (73.41%) Windows
2 129 (37.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (28.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (24.57%) Linux
5 73 (21.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (13.29%) Windows 7
7 29 (8.38%) Windows 8
8 27 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (6.36%) Windows XP
10 19 (5.49%) CentOS
11 13 (3.76%) UNIX
12 10 (2.89%) Solaris
13 6 (1.73%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.73%) Android
14 5 (1.45%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.16%) AIX
16 2 (0.58%) Debian
16 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (28.90%) ITIL
2 20 (5.78%) Incident Management
3 17 (4.91%) Software Deployment
4 16 (4.62%) SIEM
4 16 (4.62%) Service Delivery
5 14 (4.05%) Service Management
5 14 (4.05%) Workflow
6 13 (3.76%) Load Balancing
6 13 (3.76%) Line Management
6 13 (3.76%) Mentoring
7 12 (3.47%) Time Management
7 12 (3.47%) Network Design
8 11 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (3.18%) Configuration Management
8 11 (3.18%) Malware Analysis
9 10 (2.89%) Migration
10 9 (2.60%) Information Security
10 9 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (2.60%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (2.60%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 55 (15.90%) SQL
2 43 (12.43%) PowerShell
3 23 (6.65%) Perl
4 20 (5.78%) Python
5 18 (5.20%) PHP
6 14 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 12 (3.47%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.31%) Ruby
9 7 (2.02%) Java
10 6 (1.73%) VBScript
11 5 (1.45%) C#
11 5 (1.45%) C++
12 4 (1.16%) VB
12 4 (1.16%) Korn
13 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (11.85%) MCSE
4 38 (10.98%) Security Cleared
5 36 (10.40%) Degree
6 34 (9.83%) CCNA
7 30 (8.67%) MCSA
8 12 (3.47%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.18%) MCP
10 10 (2.89%) CCNP
11 8 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (2.02%) MCITP
12 7 (2.02%) CISSP
12 7 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.73%) GCIA
13 6 (1.73%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.73%) MCTS
14 5 (1.45%) A+ Certification
15 4 (1.16%) CCA
15 4 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.98%) SLA
2 11 (3.18%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.58%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 196 (56.65%) Active Directory
2 93 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (15.32%) Hyper-V
4 52 (15.03%) XenApp
5 41 (11.85%) vSphere
6 24 (6.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 21 (6.07%) XenDesktop
7 21 (6.07%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (5.78%) BitLocker
9 19 (5.49%) VMware ESX
10 14 (4.05%) Snort
11 6 (1.73%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.73%) iptables
12 5 (1.45%) KVM
13 2 (0.58%) Docker
13 2 (0.58%) RHEV
13 2 (0.58%) oVirt
13 2 (0.58%) GFS2
13 2 (0.58%) Gluster
13 2 (0.58%) UAG
Systems Management
1 66 (19.08%) SCCM
2 38 (10.98%) SCOM
3 19 (5.49%) NetBackup
4 12 (3.47%) HP Data Protector
4 12 (3.47%) Puppet
5 11 (3.18%) HP SIM
6 10 (2.89%) Nagios
6 10 (2.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (2.02%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.45%) Windows Intune
9 5 (1.45%) SCDPM
9 5 (1.45%) SCSM
9 5 (1.45%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.87%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 182 (52.60%) Microsoft
2 148 (42.77%) VMware
3 106 (30.64%) Cisco
4 82 (23.70%) Citrix
5 43 (12.43%) HP
6 24 (6.94%) Remedy
7 21 (6.07%) Juniper
8 20 (5.78%) Symantec
9 18 (5.20%) Veeam
9 18 (5.20%) Dell
10 16 (4.62%) Red Hat
11 15 (4.34%) Sophos
12 13 (3.76%) Avaya
13 12 (3.47%) IBM
13 12 (3.47%) Oracle
14 11 (3.18%) Google
15 10 (2.89%) McAfee
15 10 (2.89%) CheckPoint
16 8 (2.31%) Apple
16 8 (2.31%) Cyber-Ark
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