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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.43% 3.40% 4.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 17.61% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 34
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% +20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
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
182 176 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.04% 19.28% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 138 148 205
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 29 January 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Southampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (63.41%) TCP/IP
2 22 (53.66%) Windows
3 20 (48.78%) SQL
4 17 (41.46%) MySQL
4 17 (41.46%) VMware
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (39.02%) FTP
6 15 (36.59%) SMTP
6 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
6 15 (36.59%) Linux
7 14 (34.15%) WAN
8 13 (31.71%) LAN
8 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
8 13 (31.71%) VMware ESX
9 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
10 11 (26.83%) Telnet
10 11 (26.83%) DHCP
10 11 (26.83%) SSH
11 10 (24.39%) Migration
11 10 (24.39%) UNIX
11 10 (24.39%) Apache
11 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (24.39%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (24.39%) Postfix
11 10 (24.39%) Sendmail
11 10 (24.39%) nginx
11 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
12 9 (21.95%) Wireshark

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Apache
2 10 (24.39%) nginx
3 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) SalesLogix
2 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (9.76%) GoldMine
3 1 (2.44%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 26 (63.41%) TCP/IP
2 16 (39.02%) FTP
3 15 (36.59%) SMTP
4 14 (34.15%) WAN
5 13 (31.71%) LAN
6 11 (26.83%) Telnet
6 11 (26.83%) DHCP
6 11 (26.83%) SSH
7 9 (21.95%) Wireshark
7 9 (21.95%) Firewall
8 6 (14.63%) HTTP
8 6 (14.63%) LDAP
8 6 (14.63%) Network Security
8 6 (14.63%) tcpdump
9 5 (12.20%) Internet
9 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
11 3 (7.32%) NetScaler
11 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
11 3 (7.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) MySQL
2 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Games
3 7 (17.07%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Account Manager
1 9 (21.95%) Technical Account Manager
1 9 (21.95%) Technical Manager
2 8 (19.51%) Technology Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Security Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Information Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Forensic Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Wintel Support
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix Support
7 2 (4.88%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) jQuery
1 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
1 7 (17.07%) CSS
1 7 (17.07%) XML
1 7 (17.07%) XSL
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
1 7 (17.07%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) iPhone
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) BBC
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (36.59%) Linux
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (24.39%) UNIX
6 5 (12.20%) Solaris
7 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Migration
1 10 (24.39%) Capacity Planning
1 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
2 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (19.51%) CRM
2 8 (19.51%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) SIEM
5 5 (12.20%) Change Control
5 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (12.20%) Time Management
5 5 (12.20%) Information Security
5 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
5 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (9.76%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (9.76%) Workflow
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
2 7 (17.07%) C#
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.07%) PHP
3 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) GIAC
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) MCSA
2 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) CCA
3 3 (7.32%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (7.32%) GCIA
3 3 (7.32%) GCIH
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
1 4 (9.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
1 13 (31.71%) VMware ESX
2 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (24.39%) Postfix
2 10 (24.39%) Sendmail
3 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.63%) Snort
5 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
6 3 (7.32%) vSphere
6 3 (7.32%) XenApp
6 3 (7.32%) XenServer
6 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) EdgeSight
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
1 3 (7.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) Mitel
3 8 (19.51%) SonicWALL
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) Sourcefire
5 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) AppSense