Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 62 60
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 15 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.98% 1.92% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 13.16% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 45
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23% +4.52%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £59,750 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.88% -5.88% +13.33%

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 150 114 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 14.11% 14.62% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 122 105 138
Cardiff median annual salary £36,250 £38,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.84% -3.14% +3.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,300 £21,175
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,250 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £37,125 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.19% - +3.90%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for DNS.

1 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) DHCP
2 16 (76.19%) Linux
3 15 (71.43%) VMware
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 9 (42.86%) HTTP
8 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
9 7 (33.33%) Degree
9 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (33.33%) Citrix
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (33.33%) XenApp
10 6 (28.57%) Skype
10 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 4 (19.05%) Freshdesk
12 4 (19.05%) Workload Management
12 4 (19.05%) EqualLogic
12 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
12 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (19.05%) Dell Compellent
12 4 (19.05%) Office 365
12 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
12 4 (19.05%) Nexenta

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 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) JBoss
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.76%) nginx
5 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (19.05%) Office 365
4 2 (9.52%) PaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) DHCP
2 9 (42.86%) HTTP
3 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) Skype
5 4 (19.05%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) SNMP
6 3 (14.29%) SSL
7 2 (9.52%) Firewall
7 2 (9.52%) LAN
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (4.76%) WAN
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.52%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Linux
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) CentOS
6 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Application Packaging
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Workload Management
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (14.29%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Nagios
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Apple
4 4 (19.05%) Avaya
4 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 4 (19.05%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (19.05%) EqualLogic
4 4 (19.05%) Freshdesk
4 4 (19.05%) Nexenta
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec