The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 26 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 5.50% 5.08% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
DNS
Somerset

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

Communications & Networking Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 26.61% 20.34% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 7
Average salary £26,500 £55,000 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.81% +67.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

DNS
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

DNS Salary Trend in Taunton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
1 7 (100.00%) SCOM
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Palo Alto
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) iSCSI
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) SCDPM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) iSCSI
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) ICT Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Network Systems Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
1 7 (100.00%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Dell Compellent