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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 46 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 64 33 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.54% 2.52% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.78% 9.88% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 59 33 43
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,700 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £37,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
239 334 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.96% 25.54% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 221 298 264
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 September 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 1 September 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 +7 54 £39,000 +30.00% 6
North Wales - 10 £27,500 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 77 (82.80%) Windows
2 71 (76.34%) DHCP
3 68 (73.12%) Active Directory
4 65 (69.89%) VMware
5 56 (60.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (58.06%) Microsoft
7 47 (50.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (39.78%) Finance
8 37 (39.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (36.56%) Firewall
10 31 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 23 (24.73%) Cisco
12 22 (23.66%) MS Exchange
13 19 (20.43%) IIS
13 19 (20.43%) IBM
14 18 (19.35%) Internet
14 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
14 18 (19.35%) Load Balancing
15 17 (18.28%) Data Centre
15 17 (18.28%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (16.13%) CCNA
17 14 (15.05%) WAN
17 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (13.98%) LAN
18 13 (13.98%) ITIL
19 12 (12.90%) MCSA
19 12 (12.90%) SLA
19 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
20 11 (11.83%) SolarWinds

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (23.66%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.43%) IIS
3 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (10.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.53%) Apache
6 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
7 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
7 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
8 5 (5.38%) OpenStack
8 5 (5.38%) Jetty
8 5 (5.38%) nginx
9 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (2.15%) JBoss
11 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.08%) Lync
11 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.38%) SaaS
1 5 (5.38%) PaaS
1 5 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.38%) Amazon S3
1 5 (5.38%) Route 53
1 5 (5.38%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (76.34%) DHCP
2 34 (36.56%) Firewall
3 31 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 18 (19.35%) Internet
5 14 (15.05%) WAN
6 13 (13.98%) LAN
7 11 (11.83%) VPN
7 11 (11.83%) MPLS
8 9 (9.68%) OSPF
8 9 (9.68%) IPsec
9 8 (8.60%) BGP
9 8 (8.60%) SAN
10 7 (7.53%) VoIP
11 6 (6.45%) IPv4
11 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (5.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (5.38%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (5.38%) Wireless
12 5 (5.38%) Network Security
12 5 (5.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.38%) Big Data
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) JUnit
1 5 (5.38%) Maven
1 5 (5.38%) Cucumber
1 5 (5.38%) Hudson
1 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Advertising
3 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Electronics
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (35.48%) Administrator
2 28 (30.11%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (21.51%) Support Engineer
4 17 (18.28%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (18.28%) Server Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Network Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Server Support
6 8 (8.60%) Server Support Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Network Administrator
9 5 (5.38%) Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Systems Support
10 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) Servlets
2 4 (4.30%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) XML
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.38%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.08%) DTV
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) AS400
6 1 (1.08%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 77 (82.80%) Windows
2 56 (60.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (50.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.53%) Linux
6 5 (5.38%) CentOS
7 2 (2.15%) UNIX
8 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.08%) AIX
8 1 (1.08%) HPUX
8 1 (1.08%) Solaris
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) Load Balancing
2 13 (13.98%) ITIL
3 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (5.38%) JVM Tuning
5 5 (5.38%) DevOps
5 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.38%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (5.38%) Project Management
5 5 (5.38%) Performance Testing
5 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (5.38%) Open Source
5 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.30%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (3.23%) Network Management
7 3 (3.23%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.15%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) Java
2 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) Ruby
3 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.08%) C#
3 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.08%) VB
3 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (16.13%) CCNA
3 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (12.90%) MCSA
5 10 (10.75%) MCSE
6 8 (8.60%) CCNP
7 5 (5.38%) Degree
8 4 (4.30%) MCITP
9 1 (1.08%) VCP5
9 1 (1.08%) CCSA
9 1 (1.08%) CCSE
9 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.38%) QA
3 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (73.12%) Active Directory
2 37 (39.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.15%) XenApp
4 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Puppet
1 5 (5.38%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.15%) WSUS
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (69.89%) VMware
2 54 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 23 (24.73%) Cisco
4 19 (20.43%) IBM
5 11 (11.83%) SolarWinds
6 9 (9.68%) Veeam
7 7 (7.53%) HP
8 6 (6.45%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.45%) Juniper
8 6 (6.45%) F5
9 5 (5.38%) RightScale
9 5 (5.38%) Red Gate
9 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.38%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (5.38%) Citrix
10 4 (4.30%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.15%) NetApp
12 1 (1.08%) Nokia
12 1 (1.08%) Avaya
12 1 (1.08%) McAfee
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