The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Permanent jobs citing DNS 14 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.83% 2.18% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 10.58% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 31
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% -1.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
DNS
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 189 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.16% 20.57% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 166 141 148
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

DNS
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Southampton region.

DNS Salary Trend in Southampton

DNS
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Southampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 23 (95.83%) DHCP
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
5 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco
5 11 (45.83%) VMware
5 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (41.67%) Citrix
6 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (41.67%) SAN
6 10 (41.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (41.67%) vSphere
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (41.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 9 (37.50%) Skype for Business
7 9 (37.50%) NAS
7 9 (37.50%) XenApp
7 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
7 9 (37.50%) LAN
7 9 (37.50%) WLAN
7 9 (37.50%) WAN
8 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
8 7 (29.17%) SQL
8 7 (29.17%) Infoblox
9 6 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark
9 6 (25.00%) VBScript

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) DHCP
2 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (41.67%) SAN
4 9 (37.50%) LAN
4 9 (37.50%) NAS
4 9 (37.50%) WAN
4 9 (37.50%) WLAN
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) IPv4
6 1 (4.17%) IPv6
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Technical Specialist
2 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Active Directory Specialist
5 4 (16.67%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.17%) Server Building
4 1 (4.17%) Server Hardening
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) vSphere
3 9 (37.50%) XenApp
3 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) Infoblox
5 6 (25.00%) CA
5 6 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 4 (16.67%) Sophos
7 2 (8.33%) Sage
8 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.17%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.17%) SAP
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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