The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 53 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 54 61 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.18% 4.26% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.88% 24.40% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 31
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
217 250 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.81% 17.46% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 164 234 291
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Wales

DNS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -12 31 £39,500 +3.26% 2
Mid Wales - 23 - - 1
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 66 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 62 (70.45%) Microsoft
3 49 (55.68%) VMware
4 42 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (42.05%) Hyper-V
5 37 (42.05%) HP
6 36 (40.91%) 3PAR
7 35 (39.77%) Windows
8 33 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 33 (37.50%) Veeam
9 29 (32.95%) Linux
10 28 (31.82%) DHCP
11 27 (30.68%) Windows Server
12 26 (29.55%) Veritas
13 25 (28.41%) NetBackup
13 25 (28.41%) Data Protection
14 24 (27.27%) ITIL
15 19 (21.59%) Oracle
15 19 (21.59%) Internet
15 19 (21.59%) Cisco
15 19 (21.59%) Firewall
16 18 (20.45%) LAN
17 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
17 17 (19.32%) Avaya
17 17 (19.32%) NAS
18 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
19 14 (15.91%) Finance
19 14 (15.91%) Service Management
19 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
19 14 (15.91%) Office 365

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (14.77%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.36%) Apache
3 5 (5.68%) JBoss
4 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.27%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.14%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.91%) Office 365
2 5 (5.68%) PaaS
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.82%) DHCP
2 19 (21.59%) Firewall
2 19 (21.59%) Internet
3 18 (20.45%) LAN
4 17 (19.32%) NAS
5 13 (14.77%) VPN
6 12 (13.64%) MPLS
7 11 (12.50%) WAN
8 10 (11.36%) SAN
8 10 (11.36%) Unified Communications
9 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 6 (6.82%) VoIP
11 5 (5.68%) BGP
11 5 (5.68%) BIG-IP
11 5 (5.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.68%) FTP
11 5 (5.68%) Kerberos
11 5 (5.68%) Network Security
11 5 (5.68%) OpenLDAP
11 5 (5.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 5 (5.68%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.14%) Maven
1 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 14 (15.91%) Finance
3 10 (11.36%) Banking
4 6 (6.82%) Advertising
5 5 (5.68%) Marketing
6 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Administrator
1 18 (20.45%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (12.50%) Data Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) Data Protection Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Architect
3 10 (11.36%) Cisco Architect
3 10 (11.36%) IT Support
4 8 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco Network Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (5.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.68%) Network Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Telecoms Architect
7 4 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.41%) IT Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) IT Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.27%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.82%) User Experience
4 4 (4.55%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.27%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.14%) Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 29 (32.95%) Linux
3 27 (30.68%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (11.36%) Mac OS X
6 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.09%) CentOS
7 8 (9.09%) Unix
8 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Data Protection
2 24 (27.27%) ITIL
3 14 (15.91%) Problem Management
3 14 (15.91%) Service Management
4 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (12.50%) ITSM
6 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.82%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.68%) Coaching
8 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.68%) High Availability
8 5 (5.68%) Low Latency
8 5 (5.68%) Mobile Marketing
9 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.41%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.41%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.27%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.27%) Perl
3 2 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.36%) CCNP
2 10 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.09%) Degree
4 6 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (6.82%) MCITP
5 5 (5.68%) CCNP Voice
5 5 (5.68%) CCVP
6 1 (1.14%) MCP
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
6 1 (1.14%) MCSE
6 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) SLA
2 5 (5.68%) QA
System Software
1 66 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 42 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (42.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.68%) NFS
4 5 (5.68%) Squid
5 3 (3.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.14%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (28.41%) NetBackup
2 5 (5.68%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.14%) OpenView
3 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 49 (55.68%) VMware
3 37 (42.05%) HP
4 36 (40.91%) 3PAR
5 33 (37.50%) Veeam
6 26 (29.55%) Veritas
7 19 (21.59%) Cisco
7 19 (21.59%) Oracle
8 17 (19.32%) Avaya
9 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
10 10 (11.36%) CheckPoint
10 10 (11.36%) Sage
11 9 (10.23%) F5
12 7 (7.95%) IBM
13 5 (5.68%) EMC
14 3 (3.41%) Dell
15 2 (2.27%) Intel
15 2 (2.27%) Intel Security
16 1 (1.14%) arcserve
16 1 (1.14%) Symantec
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