The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 49 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.24% 3.93% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.91% 18.22% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30 45 18
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £28,031
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £40,000 £36,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 269 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.57% 21.59% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 242 238 173
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -14 30 £32,000 -5.18% 4
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 47 (90.38%) Windows
2 42 (80.77%) VMware
3 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
5 28 (53.85%) Firewall
6 27 (51.92%) TCP/IP
6 27 (51.92%) DHCP
7 24 (46.15%) Cisco
8 22 (42.31%) IIS
9 20 (38.46%) SAN
9 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
10 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
11 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (28.85%) ITIL
12 15 (28.85%) WAN
12 15 (28.85%) HP
13 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (26.92%) Internet
13 14 (26.92%) MCSE
13 14 (26.92%) SQL
13 14 (26.92%) Load Balancing
13 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 13 (25.00%) LAN
15 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
15 12 (23.08%) MCP
15 12 (23.08%) NAS
16 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (42.31%) IIS
2 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (21.15%) Commerce Server
3 11 (21.15%) CMS
3 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (11.54%) Apache
7 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
8 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
9 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (53.85%) Firewall
2 27 (51.92%) DHCP
2 27 (51.92%) TCP/IP
3 20 (38.46%) SAN
4 15 (28.85%) WAN
5 14 (26.92%) Internet
6 13 (25.00%) LAN
7 12 (23.08%) NAS
8 7 (13.46%) VPN
9 5 (9.62%) MPLS
9 5 (9.62%) VLAN
9 5 (9.62%) BGP
10 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (7.69%) tcpdump
10 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
11 3 (5.77%) OSPF
11 3 (5.77%) IPsec
11 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
11 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Legal
2 4 (7.69%) Local Government
3 3 (5.77%) French Language
3 3 (5.77%) German Language
3 3 (5.77%) Italian Language
3 3 (5.77%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.77%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Support Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Support Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Server Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Network Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Server Support
9 3 (5.77%) IT Manager
9 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Provisioning Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Support
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) .NET
1 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.54%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) iSeries
4 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 47 (90.38%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (21.15%) Linux
6 4 (7.69%) UNIX
7 3 (5.77%) Debian
7 3 (5.77%) i5/OS
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.62%) Project Management
5 3 (5.77%) Change Management
5 3 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Change Control
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.85%) Network Management
6 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.92%) High Availability
7 1 (1.92%) Time Management
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.69%) VBScript
4 3 (5.77%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) AWK
5 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) MCSE
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (23.08%) MCP
3 7 (13.46%) SAP Certification
4 6 (11.54%) CCNA
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) Degree
6 3 (5.77%) CCNP
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.92%) VCP4
8 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) ISO 9001
1 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.46%) vSphere
5 4 (7.69%) XenApp
5 4 (7.69%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.85%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.85%) NFS
7 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.69%) ARCserve
2 4 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.77%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.92%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) VMware
2 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
3 24 (46.15%) Cisco
4 15 (28.85%) HP
5 11 (21.15%) Symantec
6 10 (19.23%) Citrix
7 8 (15.38%) SAP
8 7 (13.46%) Veritas
9 4 (7.69%) Remedy
9 4 (7.69%) McAfee
9 4 (7.69%) Sophos
9 4 (7.69%) Avaya
9 4 (7.69%) NetApp
9 4 (7.69%) Intel
10 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.77%) JBoss
11 2 (3.85%) Nokia
11 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.85%) Altiris
11 2 (3.85%) 3PAR
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