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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 66 71 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 37 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.75% 2.05% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.88% 9.83% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 14
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,600 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,050
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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
340 234 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.28% 20.82% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 267 203 227
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 £25,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +9 36 £31,500 +5.00% 4
West Wales +17 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 61 (89.71%) Windows
2 54 (79.41%) VMware
3 51 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 51 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 46 (67.65%) DHCP
5 44 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (36.76%) IIS
9 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
10 21 (30.88%) Finance
11 18 (26.47%) IBM
11 18 (26.47%) TCP/IP
12 17 (25.00%) Cisco
12 17 (25.00%) Advertising
13 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
14 15 (22.06%) Internet
14 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (20.59%) Firewall
16 13 (19.12%) AS400
16 13 (19.12%) HP
16 13 (19.12%) ITIL
16 13 (19.12%) WebSphere
16 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
17 12 (17.65%) MCSE
18 11 (16.18%) SQL
18 11 (16.18%) Load Balancing
19 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
19 10 (14.71%) Apache

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 25 (36.76%) IIS
2 13 (19.12%) WebSphere
3 10 (14.71%) Apache
4 8 (11.76%) Commerce Server
4 8 (11.76%) CMS
5 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
5 7 (10.29%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.35%) JBoss
6 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
6 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.41%) Lync
8 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Office 365
3 3 (4.41%) IaaS
3 3 (4.41%) PaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (67.65%) DHCP
2 18 (26.47%) TCP/IP
3 15 (22.06%) Internet
4 14 (20.59%) Firewall
5 9 (13.24%) VPN
5 9 (13.24%) WAN
6 8 (11.76%) LAN
6 8 (11.76%) SAN
7 5 (7.35%) NAS
8 4 (5.88%) SNMP
9 3 (4.41%) Kerberos
9 3 (4.41%) VoIP
9 3 (4.41%) OSPF
9 3 (4.41%) BGP
9 3 (4.41%) EIGRP
9 3 (4.41%) VLAN
9 3 (4.41%) VPLS
9 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.41%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Advertising
3 4 (5.88%) Welsh Language
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Consultant
1 13 (19.12%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Wintel Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Administrator
4 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.82%) Technical Support
5 6 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
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 6 (8.82%) Clustering
4 3 (4.41%) iSeries
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.47%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 61 (89.71%) Windows
2 44 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.71%) Linux
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.88%) CentOS
7 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.41%) UNIX
8 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (19.12%) ITIL
4 11 (16.18%) Load Balancing
5 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.35%) Project Management
8 4 (5.88%) Network Management
9 3 (4.41%) Mobile Marketing
9 3 (4.41%) Network Design
9 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.41%) Line Management
10 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.94%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.94%) Time Management
11 1 (1.47%) Network Architecture
11 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.35%) Java
4 4 (5.88%) Perl
4 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.41%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.65%) MCSE
3 10 (14.71%) MCP
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.82%) MCSA
6 5 (7.35%) CCNA
7 4 (5.88%) SAP Certification
8 3 (4.41%) CCNP
8 3 (4.41%) MCITP
9 2 (2.94%) Degree
9 2 (2.94%) RHCE
9 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.47%) MCTS
10 1 (1.47%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 6 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) Squid
4 3 (4.41%) Xen
5 2 (2.94%) Firmware
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.47%) Samba
6 1 (1.47%) XenServer
6 1 (1.47%) vSphere
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) KVM
6 1 (1.47%) iptables
6 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) WSUS
2 5 (7.35%) SCCM
2 5 (7.35%) SCOM
3 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (79.41%) VMware
2 51 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.47%) IBM
4 17 (25.00%) Cisco
5 13 (19.12%) HP
6 7 (10.29%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.82%) NetApp
8 5 (7.35%) McAfee
9 4 (5.88%) Symantec
9 4 (5.88%) Veritas
9 4 (5.88%) Dell
9 4 (5.88%) EMC
9 4 (5.88%) Citrix
9 4 (5.88%) SAP
10 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.94%) Nokia
11 2 (2.94%) Google
11 2 (2.94%) Brocade
11 2 (2.94%) Fortinet
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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CPS Group
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + £300pm on call, 25 days a/l, pension
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