The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 35 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.54% 1.91% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.94% 10.09% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 28
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £27,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,440 £46,400 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
DNS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
352 228 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.53% 18.89% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 290 190 247
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DNS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

DNS Salary Trend in Wales

DNS
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Wales

DNS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
South Wales +9 34 £31,500 +5.00% 2
West Wales +16 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 65 (95.59%) Windows
2 56 (82.35%) VMware
3 53 (77.94%) Active Directory
4 52 (76.47%) Microsoft
5 49 (72.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (69.12%) DHCP
7 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (41.18%) IIS
10 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
11 21 (30.88%) TCP/IP
11 21 (30.88%) Finance
12 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (25.00%) Mentoring
13 16 (23.53%) IBM
13 16 (23.53%) ITIL
13 16 (23.53%) Advertising
13 16 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (22.06%) Cisco
15 13 (19.12%) Internet
15 13 (19.12%) MCSE
15 13 (19.12%) AS400
15 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
15 13 (19.12%) WebSphere
16 12 (17.65%) Load Balancing
16 12 (17.65%) SQL
16 12 (17.65%) HP
17 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
17 11 (16.18%) Firewall
18 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 28 (41.18%) IIS
2 13 (19.12%) WebSphere
3 9 (13.24%) Apache
4 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 8 (11.76%) Commerce Server
4 8 (11.76%) CMS
5 7 (10.29%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.35%) JBoss
6 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
6 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.94%) Lync
10 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.88%) Office 365
4 3 (4.41%) IaaS
5 2 (2.94%) PaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (69.12%) DHCP
2 21 (30.88%) TCP/IP
3 13 (19.12%) Internet
4 11 (16.18%) Firewall
5 7 (10.29%) SAN
6 6 (8.82%) VPN
7 5 (7.35%) WAN
8 4 (5.88%) LAN
8 4 (5.88%) NAS
9 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.41%) VoIP
9 3 (4.41%) SNMP
9 3 (4.41%) OSPF
9 3 (4.41%) BGP
9 3 (4.41%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.94%) IGRP
10 2 (2.94%) PPTP
10 2 (2.94%) ADSL
10 2 (2.94%) ISDN
10 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.94%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 16 (23.53%) Advertising
3 4 (5.88%) Welsh Language
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Consultant
1 13 (19.12%) Technical Consultant
2 11 (16.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.29%) Server Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Server Support
7 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
1 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) AS400
2 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.41%) iSeries
6 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (95.59%) Windows
2 49 (72.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.24%) Linux
4 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.41%) CentOS
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 16 (23.53%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.35%) Project Management
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.41%) Network Management
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.41%) Line Management
9 2 (2.94%) Mobile Marketing
9 2 (2.94%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.94%) Network Design
10 1 (1.47%) Change Management
10 1 (1.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.35%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) Perl
4 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (19.12%) MCSE
3 9 (13.24%) MCP
3 9 (13.24%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (11.76%) CCNA
4 8 (11.76%) MCSA
5 4 (5.88%) SAP Certification
5 4 (5.88%) MCITP
6 3 (4.41%) CCNP
7 2 (2.94%) RHCE
7 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
1 9 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.29%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (77.94%) Active Directory
2 30 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) Firmware
4 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.94%) Squid
4 2 (2.94%) Xen
5 1 (1.47%) XenServer
5 1 (1.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) WSUS
1 5 (7.35%) SCCM
1 5 (7.35%) SCOM
2 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.47%) Puppet
3 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (82.35%) VMware
2 52 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) IBM
4 15 (22.06%) Cisco
5 12 (17.65%) HP
6 8 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.35%) McAfee
7 5 (7.35%) NetApp
8 4 (5.88%) Veritas
8 4 (5.88%) Symantec
8 4 (5.88%) SAP
8 4 (5.88%) Citrix
9 3 (4.41%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.41%) Veeam
10 2 (2.94%) Brocade
10 2 (2.94%) Dell
10 2 (2.94%) EMC
10 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.94%) Nokia
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago