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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 57 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 18 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.21% 1.84% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 11.54% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 18
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £25,800 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.66% +4.16%  

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 75 104 157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 13.39% 15.98% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 74 88 125
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Firewall
3 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 12 (36.36%) LAN
4 12 (36.36%) VMware
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (33.33%) WAN
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) DHCP
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (27.27%) F5
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle
7 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 9 (27.27%) Internet
7 9 (27.27%) MPLS
7 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (24.24%) OSPF
8 8 (24.24%) BGP
8 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
8 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
8 8 (24.24%) IIS
8 8 (24.24%) JBoss
8 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
8 8 (24.24%) VPN
8 8 (24.24%) Apache

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 (24.24%) Apache
1 8 (24.24%) IIS
1 8 (24.24%) JBoss
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.15%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) LAN
3 11 (33.33%) WAN
4 10 (30.30%) DHCP
5 9 (27.27%) Internet
5 9 (27.27%) MPLS
6 8 (24.24%) BGP
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (24.24%) OSPF
6 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
6 8 (24.24%) VPN
7 6 (18.18%) FTP
7 6 (18.18%) IPsec
7 6 (18.18%) IPv4
7 6 (18.18%) IPv6
8 5 (15.15%) HTTP
9 3 (9.09%) BIG-IP
9 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
9 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) J2EE
1 4 (12.12%) LAMP
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 6 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (21.21%) Unix
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) CentOS
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Line Management
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Security Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
1 4 (12.12%) C
1 4 (12.12%) Perl
1 4 (12.12%) Python
1 4 (12.12%) Ruby
1 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) R
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) MCSE
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) RHCE
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (3.03%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) vCloud
6 1 (3.03%) Docker
6 1 (3.03%) Firmware
6 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) F5
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle
5 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
5 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
6 6 (18.18%) Juniper
7 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.06%) Avaya
8 2 (6.06%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) EqualLogic
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) Symantec
8 2 (6.06%) Veritas
9 1 (3.03%) Citrix
9 1 (3.03%) Radware