Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 75 62
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.87% 2.37% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 13.92% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 46
Cardiff median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -7.28% +14.39%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £63,750 £39,800
South Wales median annual salary £31,500 £29,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.78% -15.71% +7.69%

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 155 237 290
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.83% 17.05% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 150 208 244
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £35,625 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.75% -8.65% +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,725 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,375 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.85% +4.00%

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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for DNS.

1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 14 (46.67%) Firewall
4 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
5 12 (40.00%) WAN
5 12 (40.00%) LAN
5 12 (40.00%) VPN
5 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (36.67%) DHCP
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
7 10 (33.33%) Cisco
7 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (30.00%) F5
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (30.00%) ITIL
8 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 9 (30.00%) OSPF
8 9 (30.00%) BGP
8 9 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (26.67%) IIS
9 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (26.67%) IIS
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) JBoss
5 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.33%) Confluence
6 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) LAN
2 12 (40.00%) VPN
2 12 (40.00%) WAN
3 11 (36.67%) DHCP
4 9 (30.00%) BGP
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (30.00%) OSPF
5 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 6 (20.00%) FTP
6 6 (20.00%) Internet
6 6 (20.00%) IPsec
6 6 (20.00%) IPv4
6 6 (20.00%) IPv6
6 6 (20.00%) MPLS
7 4 (13.33%) iSCSI
8 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (10.00%) IGRP
8 3 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Support
4 3 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) J2EE
1 3 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Xbox
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) CMDB
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.33%) CentOS
9 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design
4 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.33%) Break/Fix
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.33%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCSA
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) CCNA
2 4 (13.33%) CCNP
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) vCloud
6 1 (3.33%) Docker
6 1 (3.33%) Firmware
6 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 4 (13.33%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (30.00%) F5
3 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.00%) Juniper
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) Dell
6 4 (13.33%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) EMC
7 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.67%) EqualLogic
8 2 (6.67%) NetApp
8 2 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (6.67%) Veritas
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix