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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 45 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.37% 3.43% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 15.85% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 14
Average salary £30,500 £30,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £40,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
300 284 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.70% 21.63% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 262 254 239
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £57,500
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +7 30 £30,500 -6.15%
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 48 (87.27%) Windows
2 39 (70.91%) VMware
3 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
4 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
5 29 (52.73%) Firewall
6 28 (50.91%) DHCP
7 25 (45.45%) TCP/IP
7 25 (45.45%) Cisco
8 22 (40.00%) IIS
8 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (38.18%) SAN
10 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
10 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (25.45%) WAN
12 14 (25.45%) Internet
13 13 (23.64%) ITIL
13 13 (23.64%) Linux
13 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
13 13 (23.64%) HP
13 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (23.64%) NAS
14 12 (21.82%) LAN
14 12 (21.82%) Load Balancing
14 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
15 11 (20.00%) SQL
15 11 (20.00%) MCP
15 11 (20.00%) MCSE
16 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (16.36%) .NET

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (40.00%) IIS
2 9 (16.36%) Commerce Server
2 9 (16.36%) CMS
3 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
4 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (9.09%) Apache
6 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
6 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.64%) Lync
7 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (52.73%) Firewall
2 28 (50.91%) DHCP
3 25 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 21 (38.18%) SAN
5 14 (25.45%) Internet
5 14 (25.45%) WAN
6 13 (23.64%) NAS
7 12 (21.82%) LAN
8 9 (16.36%) VPN
9 5 (9.09%) VLAN
9 5 (9.09%) BGP
10 4 (7.27%) Wireless
10 4 (7.27%) tcpdump
11 3 (5.45%) IPsec
11 3 (5.45%) LDAP
11 3 (5.45%) FTP
11 3 (5.45%) HTTP
11 3 (5.45%) iSCSI
11 3 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (5.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) French Language
2 3 (5.45%) German Language
2 3 (5.45%) Italian Language
2 3 (5.45%) Spanish Language
2 3 (5.45%) Welsh Language
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (14.55%) Server Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Server Support
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Provisioning Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Network Support
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) .NET
1 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) AS400
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.82%) iSeries
5 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.82%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 48 (87.27%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (23.64%) Linux
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) UNIX
6 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.45%) Debian
8 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.45%) Change Control
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.45%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.45%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Time Management
7 2 (3.64%) Network Management
7 2 (3.64%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.64%) Line Management
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.82%) Coaching
8 1 (1.82%) People Management
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Perl
3 2 (3.64%) AWK
3 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.00%) MCP
2 11 (20.00%) MCSE
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.91%) CCNA
5 5 (9.09%) Degree
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Certification
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.45%) CCNP
7 2 (3.64%) VCP5
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.64%) MCSA
8 1 (1.82%) CCIE
8 1 (1.82%) MCSD
8 1 (1.82%) HND
8 1 (1.82%) MCTS
8 1 (1.82%) MCITP
8 1 (1.82%) CCENT
8 1 (1.82%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.27%) ISA Server
5 3 (5.45%) NFS
5 3 (5.45%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.82%) WSUS
2 1 (1.82%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) VMware
2 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
3 25 (45.45%) Cisco
4 13 (23.64%) HP
5 7 (12.73%) Citrix
5 7 (12.73%) NetApp
6 6 (10.91%) SAP
7 5 (9.09%) Veritas
7 5 (9.09%) Symantec
8 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.45%) Altiris
9 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.45%) IBM
10 2 (3.64%) JBoss
10 2 (3.64%) Dell
10 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.64%) Nokia
11 1 (1.82%) Avaya
11 1 (1.82%) Juniper
11 1 (1.82%) Apple