The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
UK / Wales
Rank 66 55 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 27 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.59% 3.93% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 21.43% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 47 34
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
180 252 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.27% 18.33% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 147 221 238
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

DNS Salary Histogram in Wales

DNS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -19 21 £40,000 +14.28% 5
West Wales - 4 £45,000 -
North Wales - 1 £29,000 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 31 (45.59%) LAN
2 30 (44.12%) DHCP
3 27 (39.71%) Cisco
3 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
4 26 (38.24%) Linux
4 26 (38.24%) MPLS
5 25 (36.76%) Windows
6 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 24 (35.29%) WAN
6 24 (35.29%) Firewall
7 22 (32.35%) VMware
8 20 (29.41%) Finance
8 20 (29.41%) Internet
9 19 (27.94%) Telecoms
9 19 (27.94%) CCNP
9 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (26.47%) CheckPoint
10 18 (26.47%) Apache
10 18 (26.47%) F5
11 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 17 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 17 (25.00%) Avaya
11 17 (25.00%) OSPF
11 17 (25.00%) BGP
12 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (22.06%) Unified Communications
13 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (20.59%) Oracle
14 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (26.47%) Apache
2 13 (19.12%) JBoss
3 8 (11.76%) IIS
4 7 (10.29%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
6 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) PaaS
3 5 (7.35%) Office 365
4 1 (1.47%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (45.59%) LAN
2 30 (44.12%) DHCP
3 26 (38.24%) MPLS
4 24 (35.29%) Firewall
4 24 (35.29%) WAN
5 20 (29.41%) Internet
6 17 (25.00%) BGP
6 17 (25.00%) OSPF
7 15 (22.06%) Unified Communications
8 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (19.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (19.12%) VPN
9 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
10 10 (14.71%) BIG-IP
11 9 (13.24%) Network Security
12 8 (11.76%) Ethernet
12 8 (11.76%) IPsec
13 7 (10.29%) iSCSI
14 5 (7.35%) NAS
14 5 (7.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Big Data
2 5 (7.35%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.41%) Maven
1 3 (4.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 19 (27.94%) Telecoms
3 13 (19.12%) Banking
4 7 (10.29%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.35%) Advertising
5 5 (7.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Architect
2 13 (19.12%) Cisco Architect
3 9 (13.24%) Network Architect
3 9 (13.24%) Network Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Cisco Network Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Telecoms Architect
6 5 (7.35%) IT Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) J2EE
1 4 (5.88%) LAMP
1 4 (5.88%) Middleware
2 3 (4.41%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Linux
2 25 (36.76%) Windows
3 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
5 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.76%) CentOS
7 6 (8.82%) Unix
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
2 6 (8.82%) ITIL
2 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
3 5 (7.35%) High Availability
3 5 (7.35%) Low Latency
3 5 (7.35%) Mobile Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.35%) Project Management
3 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
4 4 (5.88%) Change Control
4 4 (5.88%) Coaching
4 4 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (5.88%) ERP
4 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) Python
2 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.88%) C
2 4 (5.88%) Perl
2 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.88%) Ruby
2 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.47%) R
3 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) CCNP
1 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.82%) CCNP Voice
2 6 (8.82%) CCVP
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.88%) CCDP
4 4 (5.88%) Degree
4 4 (5.88%) MCSE
5 3 (4.41%) MCSA
6 2 (2.94%) RHCE
6 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) MCP
7 1 (1.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.35%) NFS
4 5 (7.35%) Squid
4 5 (7.35%) vSphere
5 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.94%) vCloud
7 1 (1.47%) Firmware
7 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) NetBackup
2 5 (7.35%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.94%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Cisco
2 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 22 (32.35%) VMware
4 18 (26.47%) CheckPoint
4 18 (26.47%) F5
5 17 (25.00%) Avaya
5 17 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 14 (20.59%) Oracle
7 9 (13.24%) IBM
8 8 (11.76%) HP
9 7 (10.29%) EMC
9 7 (10.29%) Veritas
10 6 (8.82%) 3PAR
10 6 (8.82%) Veeam
11 4 (5.88%) Juniper
11 4 (5.88%) Palo Alto
11 4 (5.88%) Sun
12 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
12 3 (4.41%) Dell
12 3 (4.41%) Intel
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