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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 32 45 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.33% 5.53% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.61% 23.81% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 30
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +73.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £17,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £39,442
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 189 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.35% 23.22% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 179 168 177
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 17 April 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Southampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 45 (80.36%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 30 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (51.79%) TCP/IP
5 28 (50.00%) VMware
6 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
7 25 (44.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
8 23 (41.07%) Linux
9 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (32.14%) UNIX
11 17 (30.36%) Citrix
11 17 (30.36%) Incident Management
12 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (26.79%) Internet
13 15 (26.79%) MCITP
13 15 (26.79%) Clustering
14 14 (25.00%) Identity Management
14 14 (25.00%) MCSE
14 14 (25.00%) LAN
14 14 (25.00%) WAN
15 13 (23.21%) SMTP
15 13 (23.21%) DHCP
15 13 (23.21%) FTP
15 13 (23.21%) HTTP
15 13 (23.21%) LDAP
15 13 (23.21%) Solaris
15 13 (23.21%) Veritas

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 25 (44.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (10.71%) IIS
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.36%) Lync
7 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) TCP/IP
2 15 (26.79%) Internet
3 14 (25.00%) LAN
3 14 (25.00%) WAN
4 13 (23.21%) SMTP
4 13 (23.21%) DHCP
4 13 (23.21%) FTP
4 13 (23.21%) HTTP
4 13 (23.21%) Wireshark
4 13 (23.21%) LDAP
4 13 (23.21%) tcpdump
5 9 (16.07%) Firewall
5 9 (16.07%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (14.29%) SAN
7 3 (5.36%) VPN
8 1 (1.79%) SSL
8 1 (1.79%) Intranet
8 1 (1.79%) VLAN
8 1 (1.79%) IPsec
8 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MySQL
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.29%) French Language
2 6 (10.71%) Law
2 6 (10.71%) Marketing
3 5 (8.93%) Back Office
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Security Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) IT Support
5 6 (10.71%) Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Network Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.93%) Network Operations Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Systems Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.71%) CSS
2 6 (10.71%) XML
2 6 (10.71%) XSL
2 6 (10.71%) XHTML
2 6 (10.71%) jQuery
2 6 (10.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Clustering
2 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) Replication
4 4 (7.14%) CESG
5 3 (5.36%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.57%) Social Media
7 1 (1.79%) iPad
7 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.79%) PKI
7 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (80.36%) Windows
2 23 (41.07%) Linux
3 18 (32.14%) UNIX
4 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (23.21%) Solaris
5 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.93%) Mac OS
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Incident Management
2 14 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 13 (23.21%) SIEM
4 9 (16.07%) Change Control
4 9 (16.07%) Computer Forensics
4 9 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (14.29%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) Information Security
6 6 (10.71%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (10.71%) Security Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
7 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.14%) Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) CRM
10 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.79%) Service Management
11 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.79%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) C#
1 7 (12.50%) PHP
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
2 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (26.79%) MCITP
3 14 (25.00%) MCSE
4 11 (19.64%) MCSA
5 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
6 9 (16.07%) GIAC
7 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (10.71%) CEH
9 5 (8.93%) Server+ Certification
10 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
11 2 (3.57%) MCDST
11 2 (3.57%) GCIA
11 2 (3.57%) A+ Certification
11 2 (3.57%) CCNA
11 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.79%) MCP
12 1 (1.79%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (23.21%) Snort
4 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.71%) vSphere
5 6 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (5.36%) XenApp
8 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
3 6 (10.71%) SCOM
4 3 (5.36%) SCCM
5 2 (3.57%) WSUS
6 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) VMware
2 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (30.36%) Citrix
4 13 (23.21%) Sourcefire
4 13 (23.21%) Veritas
5 11 (19.64%) IBM
6 9 (16.07%) HP
7 8 (14.29%) Symantec
8 7 (12.50%) Cisco
9 6 (10.71%) Dell
9 6 (10.71%) Intel
9 6 (10.71%) Apple
10 5 (8.93%) Veeam
11 4 (7.14%) LogRhythm
12 3 (5.36%) NetApp
13 2 (3.57%) Avaya
13 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
14 1 (1.79%) Pegasus
14 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
14 1 (1.79%) Mitel