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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 76 82 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.19% 1.84% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 10.67% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 38
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £28,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,640 £46,350 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -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
342 225 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.95% 17.29% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 294 188 232
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +7 29 £31,500 -10.00% 2
West Wales +12 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 67 (98.53%) Windows
2 59 (86.76%) VMware
3 57 (83.82%) Active Directory
4 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
5 54 (79.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (72.06%) DHCP
7 40 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (44.12%) IIS
9 29 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (38.24%) MS Excel
11 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
12 21 (30.88%) Finance
13 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (25.00%) ITIL
14 16 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (22.06%) Advertising
15 15 (22.06%) IBM
15 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
16 14 (20.59%) Cisco
16 14 (20.59%) Internet
17 13 (19.12%) MCSE
17 13 (19.12%) AS400
17 13 (19.12%) WebSphere
17 13 (19.12%) Load Balancing
18 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
18 11 (16.18%) Firewall
18 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
19 10 (14.71%) SQL
19 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
19 10 (14.71%) SLA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 30 (44.12%) IIS
2 13 (19.12%) WebSphere
3 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
4 8 (11.76%) Commerce Server
4 8 (11.76%) CMS
5 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (8.82%) Apache
7 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
8 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
9 3 (4.41%) JBoss
9 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.47%) Lync
10 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) Office 365
4 1 (1.47%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (72.06%) DHCP
2 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
3 14 (20.59%) Internet
4 11 (16.18%) Firewall
5 8 (11.76%) SAN
6 6 (8.82%) VPN
7 4 (5.88%) WAN
7 4 (5.88%) LAN
7 4 (5.88%) NAS
8 2 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (2.94%) IPsec
8 2 (2.94%) VLAN
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.94%) VoIP
8 2 (2.94%) ADSL
8 2 (2.94%) ISDN
8 2 (2.94%) SNMP
8 2 (2.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Advertising
3 2 (2.94%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Consultant
1 13 (19.12%) Technical Consultant
1 13 (19.12%) Wintel Engineer
1 13 (19.12%) VMware Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (10.29%) Server Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Technical Support
4 6 (8.82%) Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.82%) Server Support
5 5 (7.35%) Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
1 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) AS400
2 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.41%) Clustering
4 3 (4.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 67 (98.53%) Windows
2 54 (79.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.29%) Linux
6 2 (2.94%) CentOS
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
4 13 (19.12%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.88%) Project Management
6 4 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.94%) Network Management
8 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.47%) Time Management
9 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.47%) Mobile Marketing
9 1 (1.47%) Low Latency
9 1 (1.47%) Line Management
9 1 (1.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.41%) Java
4 2 (2.94%) Perl
4 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.47%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (19.12%) MCSE
3 9 (13.24%) CCNA
3 9 (13.24%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (13.24%) MCP
4 7 (10.29%) MCSA
5 4 (5.88%) SAP Certification
6 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.41%) MCITP
7 2 (2.94%) CCNP
8 1 (1.47%) VCP5
8 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) SLA
2 9 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (10.29%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (83.82%) Active Directory
2 29 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) Firmware
4 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.47%) Squid
5 1 (1.47%) Xen
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) XenServer
5 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.41%) WSUS
2 3 (4.41%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) Puppet
3 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (86.76%) VMware
2 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.06%) IBM
4 14 (20.59%) Cisco
5 10 (14.71%) HP
6 8 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.82%) Citrix
8 4 (5.88%) SAP
8 4 (5.88%) Symantec
8 4 (5.88%) Veritas
9 3 (4.41%) NetApp
9 3 (4.41%) McAfee
9 3 (4.41%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.41%) Veeam
10 2 (2.94%) Brocade
10 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.94%) Nokia
10 2 (2.94%) Dell
10 2 (2.94%) EMC
11 1 (1.47%) Avaya
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