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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 59 72 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Permanent jobs citing DNS 47 30 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.41% 2.24% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.67% 10.49% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 45
Average salary £35,750 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.71% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £41,150 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
239 286 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.32% 21.36% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 215 253 238
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 40 £37,000 +15.62% 8
North Wales - 7 £27,500 - 1
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 74 (90.24%) Windows
2 68 (82.93%) DHCP
2 68 (82.93%) Active Directory
3 64 (78.05%) VMware
4 62 (75.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (67.07%) Microsoft
6 46 (56.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (40.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (35.37%) TCP/IP
9 28 (34.15%) Finance
10 22 (26.83%) IIS
11 21 (25.61%) Firewall
12 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
12 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
13 16 (19.51%) IBM
13 16 (19.51%) SLA
14 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (17.07%) Advertising
16 13 (15.85%) Load Balancing
17 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (13.41%) SolarWinds
18 11 (13.41%) Internet
18 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (13.41%) ITIL
18 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2007
18 11 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
19 10 (12.20%) WebSphere
19 10 (12.20%) Cisco
19 10 (12.20%) MCSA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (26.83%) IIS
2 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
3 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (12.20%) WebSphere
5 10 (12.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (8.54%) Apache
6 7 (8.54%) Tomcat
7 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
8 5 (6.10%) OpenStack
8 5 (6.10%) Jetty
8 5 (6.10%) nginx
9 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (2.44%) JBoss
10 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
11 1 (1.22%) Lync
11 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.10%) SaaS
1 5 (6.10%) PaaS
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon S3
1 5 (6.10%) Route 53
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (82.93%) DHCP
2 29 (35.37%) TCP/IP
3 21 (25.61%) Firewall
4 11 (13.41%) Internet
5 6 (7.32%) WAN
6 5 (6.10%) HTTP
6 5 (6.10%) VPN
6 5 (6.10%) LAN
6 5 (6.10%) Network Security
6 5 (6.10%) SAN
7 4 (4.88%) VoIP
8 3 (3.66%) MPLS
9 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.44%) Wireless
9 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.22%) IPv4
10 1 (1.22%) IPsec
10 1 (1.22%) VPLS
10 1 (1.22%) OSPF
10 1 (1.22%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.10%) Big Data
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) JUnit
1 5 (6.10%) Maven
1 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
1 5 (6.10%) Hudson
1 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Advertising
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Administrator
2 19 (23.17%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (21.95%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (19.51%) Support Engineer
5 14 (17.07%) Server Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) Server Support
7 9 (10.98%) Wintel Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) Server Support Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Technical Support
10 5 (6.10%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (6.10%) Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Consultant
10 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Systems Support Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) Team Leader
11 4 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Servlets
2 1 (1.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.10%) Digital Media
3 5 (6.10%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.10%) AS400
4 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.66%) Clustering
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 74 (90.24%) Windows
2 62 (75.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (56.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.10%) Linux
5 5 (6.10%) CentOS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) Load Balancing
2 11 (13.41%) ITIL
2 11 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (10.98%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.32%) Project Management
5 5 (6.10%) Performance Testing
5 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.10%) Open Source
5 5 (6.10%) JVM Tuning
5 5 (6.10%) DevOps
5 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.10%) Auto-Scaling
6 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.44%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.22%) Network Design
8 1 (1.22%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) Java
2 5 (6.10%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) Ruby
3 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.20%) CCNA
3 10 (12.20%) MCSA
4 8 (9.76%) MCSE
5 4 (4.88%) MCITP
6 3 (3.66%) CCNP
7 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.44%) Degree
8 1 (1.22%) VCP5
8 1 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 3 (3.66%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 33 (40.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) XenApp
4 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Puppet
1 5 (6.10%) Vagrant
2 3 (3.66%) WSUS
3 2 (2.44%) SCCM
3 2 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (78.05%) VMware
2 55 (67.07%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.51%) IBM
4 11 (13.41%) SolarWinds
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco
6 6 (7.32%) Veeam
7 5 (6.10%) RightScale
7 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.88%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.88%) Citrix
8 4 (4.88%) HP
9 3 (3.66%) NetApp
10 2 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.44%) McAfee
10 2 (2.44%) Red Gate
11 1 (1.22%) Mitel
11 1 (1.22%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.22%) Dell
11 1 (1.22%) EMC
11 1 (1.22%) Avaya
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