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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 60 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 23 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.88% 2.07% 4.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.83% 9.90% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 36
Average salary £50,000 £35,331 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.51% -11.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,050 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -5.33%
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
234 192 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.25% 20.96% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 149 166 172
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 26 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Southampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 23 (58.97%) Windows
3 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 21 (53.85%) DHCP
4 20 (51.28%) SCOM
4 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
4 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (46.15%) SCCM
6 18 (46.15%) TCP/IP
7 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 14 (35.90%) VMware
8 12 (30.77%) VMware ESX
8 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
8 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 11 (28.21%) Patch Management
9 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
9 11 (28.21%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (28.21%) Fault Management
9 11 (28.21%) Linux
10 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
10 9 (23.08%) MySQL
10 9 (23.08%) SMTP
10 9 (23.08%) FTP
10 9 (23.08%) Wireshark
11 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (20.51%) SAN
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco
11 8 (20.51%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) nginx
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Infor CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) DHCP
2 18 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 9 (23.08%) FTP
3 9 (23.08%) SMTP
3 9 (23.08%) Wireshark
4 8 (20.51%) SAN
5 7 (17.95%) NetScaler
6 6 (15.38%) iSCSI
6 6 (15.38%) SSH
6 6 (15.38%) Telnet
6 6 (15.38%) LAN
6 6 (15.38%) WAN
7 5 (12.82%) Internet
8 3 (7.69%) LDAP
8 3 (7.69%) HTTP
8 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (7.69%) tcpdump
9 2 (5.13%) Firewall
9 2 (5.13%) Wireless
10 1 (2.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) German Language
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Technical Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Account Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Account Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Technology Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Design Authority
8 1 (2.56%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) XML
1 3 (7.69%) XSL
1 3 (7.69%) XHTML
1 3 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) CESG
3 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) BBC
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 11 (28.21%) Linux
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (15.38%) UNIX
7 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.69%) Solaris
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Technical Architecture
1 11 (28.21%) Fault Management
1 11 (28.21%) Patch Management
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 7 (17.95%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 6 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) SIEM
5 3 (7.69%) Change Control
5 3 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 3 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.38%) CCA
4 6 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (7.69%) GIAC
5 3 (7.69%) CEH
6 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.95%) Terminal Services
4 7 (17.95%) XenApp
4 7 (17.95%) XenServer
4 7 (17.95%) XenDesktop
5 6 (15.38%) vSphere
5 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (15.38%) Postfix
5 6 (15.38%) Sendmail
6 3 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (51.28%) SCOM
2 18 (46.15%) SCCM
3 6 (15.38%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix
5 6 (15.38%) AppSense
6 2 (5.13%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.56%) Mitel
7 1 (2.56%) HP
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago