Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 62 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 42 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.68% 3.46% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.26% 27.81% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 42 51
Cardiff median annual salary £41,000 £40,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.86% +3.21% +19.08%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,625 £29,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £68,750 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% +7.14%

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 106 151 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.71% 12.45% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 98 133 226
Cardiff median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £23,388 £21,050 £24,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £68,750 £56,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (100.00%) DHCP
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) Project Management
5 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
5 6 (46.15%) Skype
5 6 (46.15%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (38.46%) Avaya
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
8 3 (23.08%) Sonus
8 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (23.08%) Yealink
8 3 (23.08%) PBX
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) DMZ
8 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (23.08%) Mitel
8 3 (23.08%) Handset
8 3 (23.08%) BT

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 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Office 365
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DHCP
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) Skype
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) DMZ
5 3 (23.08%) PBX
5 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) SNMP
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Handset
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Virtualisation
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) AWK
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Avaya
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) BT
5 3 (23.08%) Mitel
5 3 (23.08%) Panasonic
5 3 (23.08%) Polycom
5 3 (23.08%) Sonus
5 3 (23.08%) Yealink
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) Veeam