Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 67 75
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8 -23
Permanent jobs citing DNS 46 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.21% 1.78% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.14% 11.19% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42 15 30
Cardiff median annual salary £35,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.23% -7.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £22,000 £27,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £41,800 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £36,500 £32,163 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.49% -8.11% -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 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 176 143 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.10% 15.87% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 153 133 198
Cardiff median annual salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% -9.09%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,500 £53,250
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) DHCP
3 24 (52.17%) Linux
4 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
5 21 (45.65%) LAN
6 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
7 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
8 17 (36.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (34.78%) Office 365
9 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (34.78%) SQL
10 15 (32.61%) WAN
10 15 (32.61%) Shell Script
11 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
12 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (28.26%) VMware
12 13 (28.26%) Degree
12 13 (28.26%) HTTP
12 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
12 13 (28.26%) Python
13 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (23.91%) DevOps
13 11 (23.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
14 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
14 10 (21.74%) MySQL
14 10 (21.74%) PHP
15 9 (19.57%) LAMP

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 8 (17.39%) WordPress
2 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Office 365
2 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (23.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.35%) PaaS
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.17%) G Suite
5 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) DHCP
2 21 (45.65%) LAN
3 15 (32.61%) WAN
4 13 (28.26%) HTTP
4 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.22%) Firewall
6 6 (13.04%) ADSL
7 3 (6.52%) SAN
7 3 (6.52%) Skype
7 3 (6.52%) SSL
7 3 (6.52%) VoIP
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.17%) DMZ
8 1 (2.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.17%) IPsec
8 1 (2.17%) NAS
8 1 (2.17%) WebEx
8 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) Subversion
3 5 (10.87%) Gatling
3 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.87%) JMeter
3 5 (10.87%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (10.87%) Rational Quality Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.04%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) AWS DevOps
2 7 (15.22%) Lead DevOps
2 7 (15.22%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Systems Support
2 7 (15.22%) Systems Support Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Java Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) LAMP
2 5 (10.87%) Middleware
2 5 (10.87%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Clustering
2 5 (10.87%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 24 (52.17%) Linux
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.70%) CentOS
6 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (23.91%) DevOps
3 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
4 9 (19.57%) High Availability
4 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.39%) Content Management
5 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 6 (13.04%) Patch Management
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.52%) Application Packaging
9 3 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) Shell Script
3 13 (28.26%) Python
4 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
4 10 (21.74%) PHP
5 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.87%) C#
6 5 (10.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) MCSA
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Varnish
3 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.52%) XenApp
6 1 (2.17%) iptables
6 1 (2.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (17.39%) Puppet
1 8 (17.39%) ZABBIX
2 5 (10.87%) SCOM
2 5 (10.87%) SCOrch
3 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.52%) Nagios
4 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) HP
3 5 (10.87%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) Apple
4 3 (6.52%) Avaya
4 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) Dell
4 3 (6.52%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (6.52%) EqualLogic
4 3 (6.52%) Freshdesk
4 3 (6.52%) Nexenta
4 3 (6.52%) Sophos
4 3 (6.52%) Symantec
4 3 (6.52%) Veeam
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Sage