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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 75 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 25 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.00% 2.45% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.33% 11.48% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 22
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £20,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £32,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
242 270 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.34% 21.38% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 203 255 193
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales -9 16 £31,500 +28.57%
West Wales - 3 £27,500 -
North Wales +5 2 £35,000 -36.36%
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 57 (95.00%) Windows
2 47 (78.33%) Microsoft
2 47 (78.33%) VMware
3 44 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 38 (63.33%) DHCP
5 33 (55.00%) TCP/IP
6 32 (53.33%) Firewall
6 32 (53.33%) Hyper-V
7 29 (48.33%) MS Exchange
8 26 (43.33%) Cisco
9 22 (36.67%) Citrix
9 22 (36.67%) Symantec
9 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (33.33%) Clustering
10 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 19 (31.67%) IIS
11 19 (31.67%) .NET
11 19 (31.67%) MCSE
11 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (31.67%) PowerShell
11 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 18 (30.00%) SAN
12 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
13 17 (28.33%) ITIL
13 17 (28.33%) MCP
13 17 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (26.67%) XenApp
15 15 (25.00%) Internet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 29 (48.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (31.67%) IIS
3 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2000
6 13 (21.67%) CMS
6 13 (21.67%) Commerce Server
7 12 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (8.33%) Apache
8 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
8 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
9 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
10 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (63.33%) DHCP
2 33 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 32 (53.33%) Firewall
4 18 (30.00%) SAN
5 15 (25.00%) Internet
6 12 (20.00%) WAN
6 12 (20.00%) LAN
7 11 (18.33%) NAS
8 10 (16.67%) VPN
9 7 (11.67%) iSCSI
9 7 (11.67%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (10.00%) MPLS
10 6 (10.00%) Ethernet
11 5 (8.33%) VoIP
12 3 (5.00%) FTP
12 3 (5.00%) SNMP
13 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (3.33%) HTTP
13 2 (3.33%) BGP
14 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 12 (20.00%) Local Government
2 11 (18.33%) Legal
3 7 (11.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Analyst
1 15 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Support Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Wintel Support
4 10 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 10 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Administrator
7 5 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.33%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) JSP
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) XHTML
4 1 (1.67%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Clustering
2 13 (21.67%) Management Information System
3 12 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Open Source
4 2 (3.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 57 (95.00%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.00%) Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.00%) i5/OS
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) Load Balancing
3 12 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.33%) Project Management
5 2 (3.33%) Change Control
5 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.67%) Change Management
6 1 (1.67%) Time Management
6 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) PowerShell
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
3 12 (20.00%) VBScript
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) RPG
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) MCSE
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (28.33%) MCP
3 14 (23.33%) DV Cleared
3 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (16.67%) SAP Certification
5 6 (10.00%) CCNA
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) MCSA
7 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.33%) Degree
8 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 10 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 32 (53.33%) Hyper-V
3 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (26.67%) XenApp
5 14 (23.33%) vSphere
5 14 (23.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 12 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 12 (20.00%) ARCserve
2 12 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 47 (78.33%) Microsoft
1 47 (78.33%) VMware
2 26 (43.33%) Cisco
3 22 (36.67%) Citrix
3 22 (36.67%) Symantec
4 15 (25.00%) HP
5 12 (20.00%) Remedy
5 12 (20.00%) McAfee
5 12 (20.00%) Sophos
6 10 (16.67%) Veritas
6 10 (16.67%) SAP
7 7 (11.67%) Intel
8 6 (10.00%) Avaya
9 5 (8.33%) JBoss
10 3 (5.00%) IBM
11 2 (3.33%) Dell
11 2 (3.33%) Mitel
12 1 (1.67%) Veeam
12 1 (1.67%) Nortel
12 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
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Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
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