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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 76 62 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 33 36 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.47% 3.30% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.22% 16.51% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 10
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,700 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,900 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.90% -
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
294 218 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.04% 19.98% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 236 196 196
Average salary £38,400 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -10 33 £38,000 +26.66% 5
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 48 (77.42%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
3 40 (64.52%) Active Directory
3 40 (64.52%) DHCP
3 40 (64.52%) VMware
4 29 (46.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (40.32%) Cisco
6 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (35.48%) Firewall
7 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
9 17 (27.42%) IIS
9 17 (27.42%) WAN
9 17 (27.42%) Internet
9 17 (27.42%) Finance
10 16 (25.81%) LAN
11 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
11 15 (24.19%) VPN
12 14 (22.58%) IBM
12 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (20.97%) HP
13 13 (20.97%) Advertising
14 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
15 11 (17.74%) SAN
15 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
16 10 (16.13%) Load Balancing
16 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
16 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
16 10 (16.13%) AS400
16 10 (16.13%) MCP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (27.42%) IIS
2 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
3 9 (14.52%) Apache
4 8 (12.90%) Commerce Server
4 8 (12.90%) CMS
5 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
6 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
7 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
7 4 (6.45%) JBoss
8 3 (4.84%) Lync
8 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
2 3 (4.84%) PaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (64.52%) DHCP
2 22 (35.48%) Firewall
3 17 (27.42%) Internet
3 17 (27.42%) WAN
4 16 (25.81%) LAN
5 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
5 15 (24.19%) VPN
6 11 (17.74%) SAN
7 9 (14.52%) NAS
8 8 (12.90%) FTP
9 4 (6.45%) IPv4
9 4 (6.45%) IPv6
9 4 (6.45%) SNMP
9 4 (6.45%) IPsec
9 4 (6.45%) Wireless
9 4 (6.45%) PPTP
9 4 (6.45%) VPLS
9 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (4.84%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Big Data
3 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Advertising
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
3 4 (6.45%) Welsh Language
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Consultant
2 9 (14.52%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (14.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (12.90%) Administrator
3 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) .NET
1 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) AS400
2 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.29%) Clustering
4 3 (4.84%) iSeries
5 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 48 (77.42%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.52%) Linux
5 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.45%) CentOS
6 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.84%) UNIX
7 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Load Balancing
1 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
2 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
3 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (12.90%) ITIL
4 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.45%) Network Management
5 4 (6.45%) Time Management
5 4 (6.45%) Project Management
5 4 (6.45%) Network Design
6 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.84%) Mobile Marketing
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Line Management
7 2 (3.23%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.23%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Java
2 4 (6.45%) Perl
2 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.84%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) Ruby
4 1 (1.61%) PHP
4 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.13%) MCP
3 9 (14.52%) MCSE
4 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (11.29%) Degree
6 4 (6.45%) MCSA
6 4 (6.45%) CCIE
6 4 (6.45%) SAP Certification
7 3 (4.84%) CCNP
7 3 (4.84%) CCNA
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.23%) MCTS
8 2 (3.23%) VCP5
8 2 (3.23%) RHCE
8 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.61%) CCENT
9 1 (1.61%) MCITP
9 1 (1.61%) MCSD
9 1 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 29 (46.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.84%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.84%) Squid
4 3 (4.84%) Xen
5 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.23%) Firmware
5 2 (3.23%) NFS
6 1 (1.61%) XenServer
6 1 (1.61%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.61%) KVM
6 1 (1.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) WSUS
2 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.84%) SCCM
3 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 40 (64.52%) VMware
3 25 (40.32%) Cisco
4 14 (22.58%) IBM
5 13 (20.97%) HP
6 8 (12.90%) NetApp
7 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
8 6 (9.68%) Symantec
9 5 (8.06%) Citrix
9 5 (8.06%) Dell
10 4 (6.45%) EMC
10 4 (6.45%) SAP
10 4 (6.45%) Juniper
10 4 (6.45%) Veritas
11 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.84%) McAfee
11 3 (4.84%) Google
11 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.84%) F5
12 2 (3.23%) Brocade
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Posted: 17 days ago
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