The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 8 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.15% 0.87% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.93% 6.76% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 7
Average salary £26,500 £22,270 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.99% -36.37%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
DNS
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 74 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.37% 12.87% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 114 70 83
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

DNS
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Swindon region.

DNS Salary Trend in Swindon

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (85.71%) DHCP
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) HTTP
2 8 (57.14%) SAN
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) SCCM
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) WCDMA
6 4 (28.57%) SMTP
6 4 (28.57%) CA
6 4 (28.57%) Internet
6 4 (28.57%) MOM
6 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (28.57%) 3G
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
6 4 (28.57%) IIS
6 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) DHCP
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) HTTP
2 8 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) 3G
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 4 (28.57%) LTE
3 4 (28.57%) 4G
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) LDAP
3 4 (28.57%) WCDMA
3 4 (28.57%) SMTP
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) RF Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Technical Support
2 4 (28.57%) Senior RF Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Development Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Development Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) MOM
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) CA
4 4 (28.57%) Broadcom
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp