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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 46 58 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 41 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.70% 4.17% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.47% 18.27% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 15
Average salary £31,349 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.43% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,325 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
191 208 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.88% 22.83% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 166 201 166
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,250
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 23 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Southampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (77.61%) Windows
2 44 (65.67%) Linux
3 41 (61.19%) Active Directory
4 32 (47.76%) SQL
5 29 (43.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (43.28%) TCP/IP
6 28 (41.79%) DHCP
6 28 (41.79%) VMware
7 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
8 25 (37.31%) MCSE
9 24 (35.82%) MySQL
9 24 (35.82%) Clustering
9 24 (35.82%) Windows 7
9 24 (35.82%) Windows 8
10 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (34.33%) WAN
11 22 (32.84%) LAN
11 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (29.85%) Oracle
13 19 (28.36%) LDAP
13 19 (28.36%) IIS
13 19 (28.36%) Management Information System
13 19 (28.36%) Network Security
14 18 (26.87%) LAMP
14 18 (26.87%) Tomcat
14 18 (26.87%) Citrix
15 17 (25.37%) Solaris
15 17 (25.37%) FTP
15 17 (25.37%) HTTP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (28.36%) IIS
2 18 (26.87%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.49%) Lync
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.28%) TCP/IP
2 28 (41.79%) DHCP
3 23 (34.33%) WAN
4 22 (32.84%) LAN
5 19 (28.36%) LDAP
5 19 (28.36%) Network Security
6 17 (25.37%) FTP
6 17 (25.37%) HTTP
7 16 (23.88%) Internet
8 15 (22.39%) tcpdump
9 14 (20.90%) Wireshark
9 14 (20.90%) SMTP
10 12 (17.91%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (11.94%) Wireless
12 4 (5.97%) IPsec
12 4 (5.97%) VPN
12 4 (5.97%) SSL
13 3 (4.48%) PPP
13 3 (4.48%) SNMP
13 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (35.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.96%) Law
1 6 (8.96%) Marketing
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) French Language
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Security Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Applications Support Specialist
4 9 (13.43%) Support Specialist
4 9 (13.43%) Applications Support
4 9 (13.43%) Applications Specialist
4 9 (13.43%) Security Specialist
4 9 (13.43%) Information Security Specialist
4 9 (13.43%) Information Specialist
5 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Support
8 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) LAMP
2 6 (8.96%) jQuery
2 6 (8.96%) HTML
2 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
2 6 (8.96%) CSS
2 6 (8.96%) XML
2 6 (8.96%) XSL
2 6 (8.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Clustering
2 19 (28.36%) Management Information System
3 12 (17.91%) CESG
4 10 (14.93%) Kindle
5 4 (5.97%) PKI
6 3 (4.48%) Social Media
7 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.49%) Replication
8 1 (1.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 52 (77.61%) Windows
2 44 (65.67%) Linux
3 24 (35.82%) Windows 7
3 24 (35.82%) Windows 8
4 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (25.37%) Solaris
6 11 (16.42%) UNIX
7 6 (8.96%) Mac OS
8 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Information Security
1 16 (23.88%) Ethical Hacking
2 15 (22.39%) SIEM
3 14 (20.90%) Incident Management
4 12 (17.91%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (16.42%) Computer Forensics
5 11 (16.42%) Identity Management
5 11 (16.42%) Change Control
6 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
6 9 (13.43%) Requirements Management
6 9 (13.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (11.94%) Business Continuity
8 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.45%) Security Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (7.46%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.48%) Analytics
11 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) C#
2 8 (11.94%) PHP
3 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.99%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.99%) Perl
4 2 (2.99%) C++
4 2 (2.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (37.31%) MCSE
3 15 (22.39%) CEH
4 12 (17.91%) Degree
5 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
6 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
6 9 (13.43%) GIAC
6 9 (13.43%) CISM
6 9 (13.43%) CISSP
7 7 (10.45%) MCSA
8 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.97%) CCNP
9 4 (5.97%) CCNA
9 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.99%) GCIA
10 2 (2.99%) GCIH
10 2 (2.99%) MCITP
11 1 (1.49%) MCP
11 1 (1.49%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (61.19%) Active Directory
2 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (22.39%) Snort
4 9 (13.43%) XenDesktop
5 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (8.96%) vSphere
7 5 (7.46%) XenApp
7 5 (7.46%) XenServer
8 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) VMware
2 20 (29.85%) Oracle
3 18 (26.87%) Citrix
4 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
5 13 (19.40%) Sourcefire
6 10 (14.93%) Cisco
7 6 (8.96%) Apple
8 5 (7.46%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.48%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
10 2 (2.99%) Veritas
10 2 (2.99%) Pegasus
10 2 (2.99%) IBM
10 2 (2.99%) HP
10 2 (2.99%) EMC
11 1 (1.49%) Intel
11 1 (1.49%) NetApp
11 1 (1.49%) Dell
11 1 (1.49%) Symantec
11 1 (1.49%) Veeam
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