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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 74 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 49 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.31% 3.82% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.92% 17.38% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 19
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £26,062
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
284 282 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.16% 22.00% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 253 251 192
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -11 31 £30,000 -14.28% 5
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 51 (91.07%) Windows
2 46 (82.14%) VMware
3 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
4 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
5 30 (53.57%) TCP/IP
6 29 (51.79%) DHCP
6 29 (51.79%) Firewall
7 25 (44.64%) Cisco
8 23 (41.07%) IIS
9 22 (39.29%) SAN
9 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
10 20 (35.71%) Hyper-V
11 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (28.57%) WAN
13 16 (28.57%) HP
14 15 (26.79%) ITIL
14 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (25.00%) NAS
15 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
15 14 (25.00%) SQL
15 14 (25.00%) LAN
15 14 (25.00%) MCSE
15 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
15 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (25.00%) Internet
16 12 (21.43%) MCP
16 12 (21.43%) Linux

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 23 (41.07%) IIS
2 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (19.64%) Commerce Server
4 11 (19.64%) CMS
5 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (10.71%) Apache
8 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
9 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
9 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (53.57%) TCP/IP
2 29 (51.79%) DHCP
2 29 (51.79%) Firewall
3 22 (39.29%) SAN
4 16 (28.57%) WAN
5 14 (25.00%) NAS
5 14 (25.00%) LAN
5 14 (25.00%) Internet
6 7 (12.50%) VPN
7 5 (8.93%) MPLS
7 5 (8.93%) BGP
7 5 (8.93%) VLAN
8 4 (7.14%) tcpdump
8 4 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 3 (5.36%) LDAP
9 3 (5.36%) OSPF
9 3 (5.36%) Wireless
9 3 (5.36%) IPsec
9 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Local Government
2 4 (7.14%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) French Language
3 3 (5.36%) German Language
3 3 (5.36%) Italian Language
3 3 (5.36%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.36%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Support Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Network Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Server Support
7 5 (8.93%) Server Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) IT Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Provisioning Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Windows Support Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) IT Graduate
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Support
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
1 11 (19.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 51 (91.07%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (21.43%) Linux
6 4 (7.14%) UNIX
7 3 (5.36%) Debian
7 3 (5.36%) i5/OS
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.71%) Project Management
5 4 (7.14%) Change Control
6 3 (5.36%) Change Management
6 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.57%) Network Management
7 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.79%) High Availability
8 1 (1.79%) Time Management
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.14%) VBScript
4 3 (5.36%) Perl
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) AWK
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) MCSE
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.43%) MCP
3 7 (12.50%) SAP Certification
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.71%) CCNA
5 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) Degree
6 3 (5.36%) CCNP
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.79%) MCITP
8 1 (1.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.50%) vSphere
5 4 (7.14%) XenApp
5 4 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.36%) NFS
6 3 (5.36%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (7.14%) ARCserve
3 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) VMware
2 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 25 (44.64%) Cisco
4 16 (28.57%) HP
5 11 (19.64%) Symantec
5 11 (19.64%) Citrix
6 8 (14.29%) SAP
7 7 (12.50%) Veritas
8 6 (10.71%) NetApp
9 4 (7.14%) Remedy
9 4 (7.14%) McAfee
9 4 (7.14%) Sophos
9 4 (7.14%) Intel
9 4 (7.14%) Avaya
10 3 (5.36%) JBoss
10 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.36%) Altiris
10 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.57%) Nokia
11 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
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