Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 57 64
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 22 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.60% 2.69% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 14.77% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 48
Cardiff median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22,000 £28,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £42,000 £53,750 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33% -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 174 149 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.06% 18.22% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 144 139 183
Cardiff median annual salary £35,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.67% +7.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £22,650 £26,200 £22,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £36,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -6.49% -0.65% +0.65%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Cardiff

DNS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for DNS in Cardiff

DNS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Cardiff over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for DNS.

1 23 (76.67%) Windows
1 23 (76.67%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) DHCP
3 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (46.67%) HTTP
6 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
6 13 (43.33%) VMware
7 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (33.33%) Office 365
10 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
11 8 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (23.33%) Degree
12 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
12 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
12 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
13 6 (20.00%) LAN
13 6 (20.00%) Java
14 5 (16.67%) Python
14 5 (16.67%) ADSL
14 5 (16.67%) C#
14 5 (16.67%) IBM
14 5 (16.67%) Citrix
14 5 (16.67%) Middleware
14 5 (16.67%) JMeter
14 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Office 365
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (6.67%) PaaS
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) DHCP
2 14 (46.67%) HTTP
3 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.00%) LAN
5 5 (16.67%) ADSL
6 4 (13.33%) Skype
6 4 (13.33%) VoIP
7 3 (10.00%) Firewall
7 3 (10.00%) SSL
8 1 (3.33%) Internet
8 1 (3.33%) NAS
8 1 (3.33%) PuTTY
8 1 (3.33%) SNMP
8 1 (3.33%) WinSCP
8 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Gatling
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (16.67%) JMeter
1 5 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (16.67%) Rational Quality Manager
1 5 (16.67%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Support
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Java Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) IT Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Middleware
1 5 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Linux
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) CentOS
5 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 8 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (16.67%) Scrum
2 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Application Packaging
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (13.33%) Workload Management
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
1 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (6.67%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) IBM
4 4 (13.33%) Apple
4 4 (13.33%) Avaya
4 4 (13.33%) Dell
4 4 (13.33%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (13.33%) EqualLogic
4 4 (13.33%) Freshdesk
4 4 (13.33%) Nexenta
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Sage