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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.58% 3.26% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.71% 12.74% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 19
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,195 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
191 212 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.77% 25.57% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 167 210 171
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,979 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Southampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 35 (61.40%) SQL
3 33 (57.89%) Linux
4 32 (56.14%) DHCP
5 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
6 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
7 27 (47.37%) MySQL
8 26 (45.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (42.11%) VMware
11 21 (36.84%) Oracle
11 21 (36.84%) MCSE
11 21 (36.84%) Clustering
11 21 (36.84%) Windows 7
11 21 (36.84%) Windows 8
12 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (35.09%) Network Security
13 19 (33.33%) IIS
13 19 (33.33%) Tomcat
13 19 (33.33%) LAMP
13 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
15 16 (28.07%) WAN
15 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
15 16 (28.07%) Information Security
15 16 (28.07%) Ethical Hacking
16 15 (26.32%) LAN
17 14 (24.56%) Citrix
18 13 (22.81%) CEH
18 13 (22.81%) Degree

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 19 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (56.14%) DHCP
2 20 (35.09%) Network Security
3 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 16 (28.07%) WAN
5 15 (26.32%) LAN
6 12 (21.05%) LDAP
7 10 (17.54%) FTP
7 10 (17.54%) HTTP
7 10 (17.54%) Internet
8 9 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (15.79%) tcpdump
9 8 (14.04%) Wireshark
9 8 (14.04%) Wireless
10 7 (12.28%) SMTP
11 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
11 3 (5.26%) ATM
11 3 (5.26%) ISDN
11 3 (5.26%) WLAN
11 3 (5.26%) MPLS
11 3 (5.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
2 27 (47.37%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Marketing
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Security Specialist
2 10 (17.54%) Information Security Specialist
2 10 (17.54%) Information Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Applications Support Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Applications Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Support Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 8 (14.04%) Software Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Security Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Forensic Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Wintel Support
6 3 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) LAMP
2 8 (14.04%) jQuery
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
2 8 (14.04%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
2 8 (14.04%) XML
2 8 (14.04%) XSL
2 8 (14.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Clustering
2 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
3 11 (19.30%) Kindle
4 10 (17.54%) CESG
5 3 (5.26%) PKI
6 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.75%) CMDB
7 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 33 (57.89%) Linux
3 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 21 (36.84%) Windows 8
5 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (19.30%) Solaris
7 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.51%) UNIX
8 2 (3.51%) AIX
8 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Information Security
1 16 (28.07%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (17.54%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
3 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 9 (15.79%) Requirements Management
3 9 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (15.79%) SIEM
3 9 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.04%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (14.04%) Change Control
4 8 (14.04%) Computer Forensics
4 8 (14.04%) ITIL
5 7 (12.28%) Time Management
6 6 (10.53%) Security Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) C#
2 10 (17.54%) PHP
3 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.04%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.51%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.51%) Perl
4 2 (3.51%) C++
4 2 (3.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (36.84%) MCSE
3 13 (22.81%) CEH
3 13 (22.81%) Degree
4 10 (17.54%) CISM
4 10 (17.54%) CISSP
5 7 (12.28%) MCSA
5 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.53%) GIAC
7 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.02%) CCNP
7 4 (7.02%) CCNA
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (5.26%) GCIA
8 3 (5.26%) GCIH
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.75%) MCP
10 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) ISO 9001
2 5 (8.77%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.79%) Snort
3 9 (15.79%) XenDesktop
4 5 (8.77%) vSphere
4 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.77%) XenApp
4 5 (8.77%) XenServer
5 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) VMware
2 21 (36.84%) Oracle
3 14 (24.56%) Citrix
4 9 (15.79%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.28%) Sourcefire
7 5 (8.77%) HP
7 5 (8.77%) Dell
7 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.51%) Apple
8 2 (3.51%) EMC
9 1 (1.75%) Pegasus