The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 43 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.08% 4.02% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.75% 17.39% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 15
Average salary £31,424 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.21% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,750 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,325 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
189 207 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.31% 23.10% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 164 200 167
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Hampshire

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 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Southampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 52 (76.47%) Windows
2 43 (63.24%) Linux
3 42 (61.76%) Active Directory
4 34 (50.00%) SQL
5 31 (45.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (44.12%) DHCP
7 29 (42.65%) VMware
8 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
9 27 (39.71%) TCP/IP
10 26 (38.24%) MySQL
10 26 (38.24%) MCSE
11 25 (36.76%) Clustering
11 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (36.76%) Windows 7
11 25 (36.76%) Windows 8
12 24 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (30.88%) Oracle
14 21 (30.88%) WAN
15 20 (29.41%) LAN
15 20 (29.41%) IIS
15 20 (29.41%) Network Security
16 19 (27.94%) Tomcat
16 19 (27.94%) LAMP
17 18 (26.47%) Information Security
17 18 (26.47%) Management Information System
17 18 (26.47%) Citrix
17 18 (26.47%) Ethical Hacking
18 17 (25.00%) LDAP
19 16 (23.53%) Microsoft

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 20 (29.41%) IIS
2 19 (27.94%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.47%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.12%) DHCP
2 27 (39.71%) TCP/IP
3 21 (30.88%) WAN
4 20 (29.41%) LAN
4 20 (29.41%) Network Security
5 17 (25.00%) LDAP
6 15 (22.06%) FTP
6 15 (22.06%) HTTP
7 14 (20.59%) Internet
8 13 (19.12%) tcpdump
9 12 (17.65%) Wireshark
9 12 (17.65%) SMTP
10 10 (14.71%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (11.76%) Wireless
12 4 (5.88%) IPsec
12 4 (5.88%) VPN
12 4 (5.88%) SSL
13 3 (4.41%) PPP
13 3 (4.41%) SNMP
13 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 26 (38.24%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.29%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) French Language
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Security Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) Information Specialist
4 10 (14.71%) Information Security Specialist
4 10 (14.71%) Security Specialist
5 9 (13.24%) Applications Support Specialist
5 9 (13.24%) Applications Specialist
5 9 (13.24%) Support Specialist
5 9 (13.24%) Applications Support
6 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Developer
7 5 (7.35%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Support
9 3 (4.41%) Forensic Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) LAMP
2 7 (10.29%) HTML
2 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.29%) CSS
2 7 (10.29%) XML
2 7 (10.29%) XSL
2 7 (10.29%) XHTML
2 7 (10.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.76%) Clustering
2 18 (26.47%) Management Information System
3 13 (19.12%) CESG
4 11 (16.18%) Kindle
5 4 (5.88%) PKI
6 3 (4.41%) Social Media
7 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.47%) Replication
8 1 (1.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 52 (76.47%) Windows
2 43 (63.24%) Linux
3 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (36.76%) Windows 7
3 25 (36.76%) Windows 8
4 24 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (22.06%) Solaris
6 11 (16.18%) UNIX
7 6 (8.82%) Mac OS
7 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Information Security
1 18 (26.47%) Ethical Hacking
2 13 (19.12%) SIEM
3 12 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 11 (16.18%) Identity Management
5 10 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (14.71%) Risk Management
6 9 (13.24%) Computer Forensics
6 9 (13.24%) Requirements Management
6 9 (13.24%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (13.24%) Change Control
7 8 (11.76%) Security Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Business Continuity
8 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.29%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.35%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (5.88%) ITIL
11 3 (4.41%) CRM
11 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) PHP
2 9 (13.24%) C#
3 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
3 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.94%) Python
4 2 (2.94%) Perl
4 2 (2.94%) Java
4 2 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (38.24%) MCSE
3 15 (22.06%) CEH
4 13 (19.12%) Degree
5 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
7 10 (14.71%) CISM
7 10 (14.71%) GIAC
7 10 (14.71%) CISSP
8 8 (11.76%) MCSA
9 7 (10.29%) DV Cleared
10 4 (5.88%) GCIA
10 4 (5.88%) GCIH
10 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (5.88%) CCNP
10 4 (5.88%) CCNA
11 2 (2.94%) MCITP
11 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.47%) MCP
12 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 23 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.12%) Snort
4 9 (13.24%) XenDesktop
5 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (8.82%) vSphere
7 5 (7.35%) XenApp
7 5 (7.35%) XenServer
8 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (42.65%) VMware
2 21 (30.88%) Oracle
3 18 (26.47%) Citrix
4 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.18%) Sourcefire
6 10 (14.71%) Cisco
7 6 (8.82%) Apple
8 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.41%) HP
9 3 (4.41%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.94%) Xamarin
10 2 (2.94%) Veritas
10 2 (2.94%) Pegasus
10 2 (2.94%) Dell
10 2 (2.94%) EMC
10 2 (2.94%) IBM
11 1 (1.47%) NetApp
11 1 (1.47%) Intel
11 1 (1.47%) Symantec
11 1 (1.47%) Veeam
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
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