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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 64 51 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 33 50 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.53% 3.92% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.31% 16.78% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 16
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £40,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
320 298 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.50% 23.35% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 284 264 218
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
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 29 August 2014.

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 August 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
South Wales +2 33 £30,000 -14.28% 3
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 50 (89.29%) Windows
2 44 (78.57%) VMware
3 36 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
5 31 (55.36%) Firewall
6 28 (50.00%) Cisco
6 28 (50.00%) DHCP
7 26 (46.43%) TCP/IP
8 24 (42.86%) IIS
9 23 (41.07%) SAN
9 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
12 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (30.36%) Hyper-V
13 16 (28.57%) HP
14 15 (26.79%) Internet
14 15 (26.79%) ITIL
14 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
14 15 (26.79%) NAS
15 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
15 14 (25.00%) MCSE
15 14 (25.00%) WAN
15 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (23.21%) Linux
17 12 (21.43%) MCP
17 12 (21.43%) SQL
17 12 (21.43%) LAN
17 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (42.86%) IIS
2 11 (19.64%) Commerce Server
2 11 (19.64%) CMS
3 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
4 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.93%) Apache
6 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (55.36%) Firewall
2 28 (50.00%) DHCP
3 26 (46.43%) TCP/IP
4 23 (41.07%) SAN
5 15 (26.79%) Internet
5 15 (26.79%) NAS
6 14 (25.00%) WAN
7 12 (21.43%) LAN
8 8 (14.29%) VPN
9 5 (8.93%) VLAN
9 5 (8.93%) BGP
10 4 (7.14%) Wireless
10 4 (7.14%) tcpdump
11 3 (5.36%) IPsec
11 3 (5.36%) MPLS
11 3 (5.36%) OSPF
11 3 (5.36%) LDAP
11 3 (5.36%) FTP
11 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
11 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) French Language
2 3 (5.36%) German Language
2 3 (5.36%) Italian Language
2 3 (5.36%) Spanish Language
2 3 (5.36%) Welsh Language
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Advertising
3 2 (3.57%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (16.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Server Support
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Provisioning Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Graduate
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Support
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) .NET
1 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.93%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) AS400
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) iSeries
5 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 50 (89.29%) Windows
2 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (23.21%) Linux
5 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.14%) UNIX
7 3 (5.36%) Debian
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.79%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Change Management
5 3 (5.36%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Change Control
5 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.57%) Time Management
6 2 (3.57%) Network Management
6 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.79%) High Availability
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Perl
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) VBScript
3 2 (3.57%) AWK
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) MCSE
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.43%) MCP
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (12.50%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) SAP Certification
5 5 (8.93%) Degree
6 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.36%) CCNP
7 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) VCP5
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.79%) VCP4
8 1 (1.79%) CCENT
8 1 (1.79%) CCIE
8 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (30.36%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.93%) vSphere
5 4 (7.14%) ISA Server
6 3 (5.36%) NFS
7 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.57%) XenApp
8 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.57%) ARCserve
2 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 44 (78.57%) VMware
2 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
3 28 (50.00%) Cisco
4 16 (28.57%) HP
5 9 (16.07%) Citrix
5 9 (16.07%) Symantec
6 8 (14.29%) SAP
7 7 (12.50%) NetApp
7 7 (12.50%) Veritas
8 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.36%) Altiris
9 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.36%) IBM
10 2 (3.57%) JBoss
10 2 (3.57%) Avaya
10 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.57%) Nokia
10 2 (3.57%) Remedy
10 2 (3.57%) McAfee
10 2 (3.57%) Sophos
Cardiff
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago