The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 26 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 2.70% 5.77% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 60.00% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
DNS
South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 29.73% 9.62% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 5
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

DNS
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

DNS Salary Trend in Torfaen

DNS
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran -5 2 £45,000 +42.85%
DNS
South Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Squid
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) AWK
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
1 2 (66.67%) Xen
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint