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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 44 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 58 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.50% 2.80% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.39% 12.18% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 51 34 23
Average salary £36,500 £37,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.31% +25.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £31,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £37,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
259 312 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.08% 22.97% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 229 242 190
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +19 58 £36,500 -3.31% 5
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 72 (72.73%) Windows
2 69 (69.70%) DHCP
2 69 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 65 (65.66%) Windows Server
4 63 (63.64%) VMware
5 59 (59.60%) Firewall
6 35 (35.35%) Cisco
7 34 (34.34%) TCP/IP
8 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
9 31 (31.31%) Linux
10 24 (24.24%) LAN
10 24 (24.24%) WAN
10 24 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (23.23%) VPN
11 23 (23.23%) MS Exchange
12 22 (22.22%) SAN
13 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
13 20 (20.20%) Finance
13 20 (20.20%) IBM
14 19 (19.19%) MPLS
15 18 (18.18%) OSPF
15 18 (18.18%) BGP
15 18 (18.18%) IPsec
16 17 (17.17%) Telecoms
16 17 (17.17%) Internet
16 17 (17.17%) ITIL
17 16 (16.16%) Problem Management
18 15 (15.15%) Red Hat
18 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (23.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.07%) Apache
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.04%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.02%) IIS
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Office 365
2 5 (5.05%) PaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (69.70%) DHCP
2 59 (59.60%) Firewall
3 34 (34.34%) TCP/IP
4 24 (24.24%) LAN
4 24 (24.24%) WAN
5 23 (23.23%) VPN
6 22 (22.22%) SAN
7 19 (19.19%) MPLS
8 18 (18.18%) BGP
8 18 (18.18%) IPsec
8 18 (18.18%) OSPF
9 17 (17.17%) Internet
10 13 (13.13%) FTP
10 13 (13.13%) NAS
11 12 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (12.12%) Wireless
12 11 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
13 10 (10.10%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (10.10%) EIGRP
13 10 (10.10%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) Big Data
2 5 (5.05%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.02%) MySQL
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
2 17 (17.17%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.07%) Advertising
3 7 (7.07%) Retail
4 6 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.06%) Marketing
5 4 (4.04%) Banking
6 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 27 (27.27%) Administrator
3 25 (25.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 25 (25.25%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (21.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 21 (21.21%) Network Engineer
5 20 (20.20%) Server Support
6 16 (16.16%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 16 (16.16%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 16 (16.16%) Server Engineer
7 15 (15.15%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 15 (15.15%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
10 8 (8.08%) Active Directory Administrator
10 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (8.08%) Windows Administrator
11 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (7.07%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (7.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.03%) WSH
3 2 (2.02%) WAP
4 1 (1.01%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.01%) COM
4 1 (1.01%) Web Services
4 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.05%) Clustering
5 4 (4.04%) AS400
5 4 (4.04%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.03%) Replication
7 2 (2.02%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.02%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 72 (72.73%) Windows
2 65 (65.66%) Windows Server
3 31 (31.31%) Linux
4 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (9.09%) Unix
8 7 (7.07%) CentOS
9 6 (6.06%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.03%) AIX
10 3 (3.03%) OS/400
11 1 (1.01%) HPUX
11 1 (1.01%) Solaris
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) ITIL
2 16 (16.16%) Problem Management
3 11 (11.11%) Network Management
4 10 (10.10%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 9 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.08%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (6.06%) Coaching
7 6 (6.06%) Performance Management
7 6 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (6.06%) Service Management
8 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.05%) High Availability
8 5 (5.05%) Low Latency
8 5 (5.05%) Mobile Marketing
9 2 (2.02%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.02%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) SQL
2 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (1.01%) C#
4 1 (1.01%) Java
4 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (12.12%) CCNP
4 7 (7.07%) CCNA
5 5 (5.05%) MCSA
6 3 (3.03%) Degree
6 3 (3.03%) MCSE
6 3 (3.03%) VCP5
6 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.02%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.02%) MCITP
7 2 (2.02%) MCP
8 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.01%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.01%) CCDA
8 1 (1.01%) CCIE
8 1 (1.01%) CCSA
8 1 (1.01%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.01%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SLA
2 5 (5.05%) QA
3 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.11%) vSphere
4 7 (7.07%) NFS
4 7 (7.07%) Squid
5 3 (3.03%) DFS Replication
5 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.02%) iptables
7 1 (1.01%) Firmware
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) WSUS
2 4 (4.04%) SCCM
3 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 63 (63.64%) VMware
2 35 (35.35%) Cisco
3 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.20%) IBM
5 15 (15.15%) Red Hat
6 11 (11.11%) F5
7 10 (10.10%) CheckPoint
7 10 (10.10%) Juniper
8 9 (9.09%) EMC
9 8 (8.08%) Sage
10 6 (6.06%) Avaya
11 5 (5.05%) HP
12 4 (4.04%) Oracle
13 3 (3.03%) Dell
13 3 (3.03%) Splunk
13 3 (3.03%) Symantec
13 3 (3.03%) Veritas
14 2 (2.02%) 3PAR
14 2 (2.02%) Red Gate
14 2 (2.02%) Veeam
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