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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 69 67 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 36 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.74% 1.63% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.73% 7.44% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 10
Average salary £36,000 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.20% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,750 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £36,878 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.32% -1.33%
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
307 215 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.36% 21.85% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 238 184 229
Average salary £38,400 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,750 £55,000
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 6 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 6 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 0 36 £36,000 +10.76% 2
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 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 51 (80.95%) Windows
2 47 (74.60%) VMware
3 44 (69.84%) Active Directory
4 43 (68.25%) Microsoft
5 42 (66.67%) DHCP
6 33 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (31.75%) Cisco
10 19 (30.16%) IIS
10 19 (30.16%) MS Excel
10 19 (30.16%) Finance
11 16 (25.40%) Firewall
11 16 (25.40%) Internet
11 16 (25.40%) IBM
11 16 (25.40%) TCP/IP
12 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (23.81%) Advertising
13 14 (22.22%) VPN
14 13 (20.63%) WAN
15 12 (19.05%) LAN
15 12 (19.05%) HP
15 12 (19.05%) AS400
15 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
15 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
15 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
16 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
17 10 (15.87%) MCP
17 10 (15.87%) MCSE

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 19 (30.16%) IIS
2 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 9 (14.29%) Apache
4 8 (12.70%) Commerce Server
4 8 (12.70%) CMS
5 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.35%) JBoss
6 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.17%) Lync
7 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (30.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.76%) SaaS
2 3 (4.76%) PaaS
2 3 (4.76%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (66.67%) DHCP
2 16 (25.40%) TCP/IP
2 16 (25.40%) Internet
2 16 (25.40%) Firewall
3 14 (22.22%) VPN
4 13 (20.63%) WAN
5 12 (19.05%) LAN
6 8 (12.70%) SAN
7 6 (9.52%) FTP
8 5 (7.94%) NAS
9 4 (6.35%) VPLS
9 4 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.35%) SNMP
9 4 (6.35%) IPv4
9 4 (6.35%) IPv6
9 4 (6.35%) IPsec
9 4 (6.35%) PPTP
10 3 (4.76%) MPLS
10 3 (4.76%) OSPF
10 3 (4.76%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Big Data
3 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Advertising
3 4 (6.35%) Welsh Language
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Consultant
1 12 (19.05%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (12.70%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (11.11%) Administrator
3 7 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) .NET
1 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) AS400
2 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.52%) Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) iSeries
5 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.59%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 51 (80.95%) Windows
2 33 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.70%) Linux
5 4 (6.35%) CentOS
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.17%) UNIX
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
2 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (15.87%) Load Balancing
4 9 (14.29%) ITIL
4 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.35%) Network Management
6 4 (6.35%) Network Design
6 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.76%) Mobile Marketing
7 3 (4.76%) Time Management
7 3 (4.76%) Line Management
8 2 (3.17%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.17%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Low Latency
9 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.35%) Java
3 4 (6.35%) Perl
4 3 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.87%) MCSE
2 10 (15.87%) MCP
3 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.35%) Degree
4 4 (6.35%) MCSA
4 4 (6.35%) SAP Certification
5 3 (4.76%) CCIE
5 3 (4.76%) CCNP
6 2 (3.17%) CCNA
6 2 (3.17%) VCP4
6 2 (3.17%) RHCE
6 2 (3.17%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.59%) MCTS
7 1 (1.59%) MCITP
7 1 (1.59%) MCSD
7 1 (1.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SLA
2 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (69.84%) Active Directory
2 28 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.76%) Squid
4 3 (4.76%) Xen
5 2 (3.17%) Firmware
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.59%) Samba
6 1 (1.59%) XenServer
6 1 (1.59%) vSphere
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.59%) KVM
6 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) WSUS
2 4 (6.35%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) SCOM
2 4 (6.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) VMware
2 43 (68.25%) Microsoft
3 20 (31.75%) Cisco
4 16 (25.40%) IBM
5 12 (19.05%) HP
6 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.52%) Symantec
7 5 (7.94%) NetApp
8 4 (6.35%) Veritas
8 4 (6.35%) McAfee
8 4 (6.35%) Dell
8 4 (6.35%) EMC
8 4 (6.35%) Citrix
8 4 (6.35%) SAP
9 3 (4.76%) Juniper
9 3 (4.76%) Google
9 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.76%) F5
9 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.17%) Brocade
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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