Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 85 112
Rank change year-on-year -45 +27 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 57 128 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.62% 3.51% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 20.78% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38 85 63
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,000 £24,050
90th Percentile £49,500 £55,000 £55,946
South West median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.75% +14.29% -6.67%

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 456 616 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.95% 16.87% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 351 488 368
Bristol median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £44,579 £42,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year +6.14% +11.26% +0.67%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Bristol

DNS
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Bristol.

Salary trend for DNS in Bristol

DNS
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for DNS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for DNS.

1 53 (92.98%) DHCP
2 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 34 (59.65%) Windows
4 29 (50.88%) TCP/IP
5 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
6 23 (40.35%) Linux
7 22 (38.60%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
8 21 (36.84%) Puppet
9 19 (33.33%) SIEM
9 19 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
9 19 (33.33%) Unix
9 19 (33.33%) Aerospace
9 19 (33.33%) VMware
10 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
11 16 (28.07%) Cisco
12 15 (26.32%) ITIL
13 13 (22.81%) Finance
13 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
14 12 (21.05%) McAfee
14 12 (21.05%) Configuration Management
15 11 (19.30%) MySQL
15 11 (19.30%) Python
15 11 (19.30%) 802.1X
15 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (19.30%) Server Management
15 11 (19.30%) Galera Cluster

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.75%) Drupal
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Office 365
2 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) PaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.75%) Cloudflare
5 1 (1.75%) Heroku
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (92.98%) DHCP
2 29 (50.88%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.79%) Sourcefire
4 8 (14.04%) Firewall
5 7 (12.28%) VPN
6 3 (5.26%) IPsec
6 3 (5.26%) Kerberos
6 3 (5.26%) LAN
6 3 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security
6 3 (5.26%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (5.26%) VoIP
6 3 (5.26%) WAN
7 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.51%) Skype
8 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.75%) SSL
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) MariaDB
1 11 (19.30%) MySQL
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Gatling
1 1 (1.75%) GitLab
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.75%) JMeter
1 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 13 (22.81%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Architect
2 10 (17.54%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) IT Support
5 4 (7.02%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (3.51%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.77%) LDAP
3 3 (5.26%) ADSI
4 1 (1.75%) LAMP
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.04%) PKI
4 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.51%) iPad
5 2 (3.51%) iPhone
5 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Linux
3 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
4 19 (33.33%) Unix
5 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
8 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.51%) Solaris
11 1 (1.75%) Android
11 1 (1.75%) Debian
11 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (33.33%) SIEM
2 19 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
3 15 (26.32%) ITIL
4 12 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 11 (19.30%) ITIL V3
5 11 (19.30%) Server Management
6 10 (17.54%) Computer Forensics
6 10 (17.54%) MODAF
6 10 (17.54%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 10 (17.54%) Security Architecture
6 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (17.54%) SysML
6 10 (17.54%) TOGAF
6 10 (17.54%) UML
6 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (15.79%) Data Management
7 9 (15.79%) Patch Management
7 9 (15.79%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 11 (19.30%) Python
3 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.77%) SQL
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) CCNA
3 3 (5.26%) CCNP
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.26%) MCITP
3 3 (5.26%) MCTS
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Novell Certification
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.54%) Docker
4 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (1.75%) UAG
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (36.84%) Puppet
2 11 (19.30%) Galera Cluster
3 9 (15.79%) Nessus
3 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.75%) Ansible
4 1 (1.75%) Grafana
4 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.75%) Icinga
4 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.33%) VMware
3 16 (28.07%) Cisco
4 12 (21.05%) McAfee
5 9 (15.79%) ArcSight
5 9 (15.79%) NetScout
5 9 (15.79%) NetWitness
5 9 (15.79%) Oracle
5 9 (15.79%) Palo Alto
5 9 (15.79%) Splunk
6 4 (7.02%) NetApp
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix
7 3 (5.26%) Dell
7 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.26%) Meraki
8 2 (3.51%) Apple
8 2 (3.51%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.51%) FactSet
9 1 (1.75%) Avaya
9 1 (1.75%) Juniper