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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 24 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.88% 2.21% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.12% 8.55% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 23
Average salary £40,750 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,250 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £54,850 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
170 234 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.38% 25.86% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 151 155 182
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Southampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 35 (94.59%) DHCP
2 34 (91.89%) Windows
3 33 (89.19%) Windows Server
4 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
5 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
6 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (67.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (51.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
8 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (51.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (37.84%) CA
10 14 (37.84%) Cisco
11 13 (35.14%) Firewall
12 12 (32.43%) VPN
12 12 (32.43%) Infoblox
13 11 (29.73%) Cyber-Ark
13 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
13 11 (29.73%) LAN
13 11 (29.73%) WAN
14 9 (24.32%) Retail
14 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
15 8 (21.62%) Sophos
15 8 (21.62%) VoIP
15 8 (21.62%) Barracuda Networks
15 8 (21.62%) Network Security
15 8 (21.62%) Performance Management
15 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
2 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (18.92%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) nginx
5 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (51.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (94.59%) DHCP
2 13 (35.14%) Firewall
3 12 (32.43%) VPN
4 11 (29.73%) LAN
4 11 (29.73%) WAN
5 8 (21.62%) Network Security
5 8 (21.62%) VoIP
6 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.81%) NAS
7 4 (10.81%) SAN
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (5.41%) IPsec
8 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.41%) SMS
8 2 (5.41%) WLAN
9 1 (2.70%) Internet
9 1 (2.70%) IPv4
9 1 (2.70%) IPv6
9 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (21.62%) IT Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Messaging Specialist
2 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Active Directory Specialist
4 6 (16.22%) IT Security Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Wintel Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 33 (89.19%) Windows Server
3 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
2 8 (21.62%) Capacity Management
2 8 (21.62%) Network Architecture
2 8 (21.62%) Performance Management
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Service Design
4 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) High Availability
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design
4 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.41%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.70%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.70%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.22%) VBScript
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCIE
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) CCNP
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
3 2 (5.41%) NFS
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (5.41%) Munin
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) CA
2 14 (37.84%) Cisco
3 12 (32.43%) Infoblox
4 11 (29.73%) Cyber-Ark
5 8 (21.62%) Barracuda Networks
5 8 (21.62%) F5
5 8 (21.62%) Sophos
5 8 (21.62%) Stonesoft
6 3 (8.11%) VMware
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) Sage
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec
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