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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 72 75 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Permanent jobs citing DNS 32 25 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.28% 1.88% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.68% 10.04% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 49
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,700 £18,850
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
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
274 249 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.56% 18.76% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 242 210 239
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +10 30 £37,500 +0.67% 2
North Wales -4 2 - - 2
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 69 (97.18%) Windows
2 62 (87.32%) Active Directory
2 62 (87.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (81.69%) DHCP
4 57 (80.28%) VMware
5 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
6 47 (66.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (42.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (35.21%) Finance
8 25 (35.21%) IIS
9 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
10 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
11 17 (23.94%) IBM
12 15 (21.13%) Advertising
12 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
14 13 (18.31%) SLA
14 13 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (16.90%) Mentoring
16 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
16 11 (15.49%) SolarWinds
16 11 (15.49%) WebSphere
17 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (14.08%) Internet
17 10 (14.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (14.08%) ITIL
17 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
18 9 (12.68%) AS400

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (35.21%) IIS
2 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
3 11 (15.49%) WebSphere
3 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (14.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.04%) Apache
6 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.23%) JBoss
7 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.82%) Jetty
8 2 (2.82%) nginx
8 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.41%) Lync
9 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.41%) CMS
9 1 (1.41%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
1 2 (2.82%) PaaS
1 2 (2.82%) Route 53
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (81.69%) DHCP
2 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.08%) Internet
4 9 (12.68%) Firewall
5 4 (5.63%) VPN
6 3 (4.23%) SAN
7 2 (2.82%) HTTP
7 2 (2.82%) VoIP
7 2 (2.82%) WAN
7 2 (2.82%) Network Security
8 1 (1.41%) Junos
8 1 (1.41%) Wireless
8 1 (1.41%) IPsec
8 1 (1.41%) LAN
8 1 (1.41%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.82%) Big Data
3 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) JUnit
1 2 (2.82%) Maven
1 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.82%) Hudson
1 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 15 (21.13%) Advertising
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Administrator
2 14 (19.72%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (18.31%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) Server Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) Wintel Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) VMware Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) Server Support
7 9 (12.68%) Consultant
7 9 (12.68%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (11.27%) Server Support Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) Technical Support
9 6 (8.45%) Analyst
10 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) Systems Support
11 4 (5.63%) Team Leader
11 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) Systems Support Analyst
12 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Servlets
2 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) AS400
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 69 (97.18%) Windows
2 62 (87.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (66.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.45%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (16.90%) Mentoring
3 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
4 10 (14.08%) ITIL
5 5 (7.04%) Project Management
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.82%) JVM Tuning
7 2 (2.82%) DevOps
7 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.82%) Performance Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.82%) Open Source
7 2 (2.82%) Auto-Scaling
8 1 (1.41%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.41%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) Ruby
3 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.86%) MCSA
2 7 (9.86%) CCNA
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.45%) MCSE
4 3 (4.23%) MCITP
5 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.82%) MCP
6 1 (1.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.31%) SLA
2 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.82%) QA
4 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (87.32%) Active Directory
2 30 (42.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) XenApp
4 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) WSUS
1 2 (2.82%) SCCM
1 2 (2.82%) SCOM
1 2 (2.82%) Puppet
1 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (80.28%) VMware
2 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.94%) IBM
4 11 (15.49%) SolarWinds
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco
5 5 (7.04%) Citrix
6 3 (4.23%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.23%) Veeam
7 2 (2.82%) RightScale
7 2 (2.82%) NetApp
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.82%) McAfee
7 2 (2.82%) HP
8 1 (1.41%) Avaya
8 1 (1.41%) Juniper
8 1 (1.41%) Mitel
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