Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 77 102
Rank change year-on-year -29 +25 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 23 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.45% 1.08% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.30% 7.03% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 11
Dorset median annual salary £39,000 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.72% -15.29%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,000 £40,625 £38,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +10.29%

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 187 128 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 11.75% 15.42% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 146 109 223
Dorset median annual salary £33,925 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.53% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,550 £23,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £61,250 £48,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +2.39%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Dorset

DNS
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Dorset.

Salary trend for DNS in Dorset

DNS
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Dorset

DNS
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -18 17 £47,000 +50.40% 8
Poole -23 4 £39,000 +11.43% 1
Blandford Forum - 2 £26,500 -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 Dorset region with a requirement for DNS.

1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) Office 365
4 12 (52.17%) ITIL
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
6 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
7 9 (39.13%) Skype for Business
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (39.13%) Skype
7 9 (39.13%) VMware
8 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
8 8 (34.78%) SCCM
8 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (30.43%) Firewall
9 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
9 7 (30.43%) DHCP
9 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
10 6 (26.09%) Citrix
10 6 (26.09%) SLA
10 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (21.74%) NAS
11 5 (21.74%) Clustering
11 5 (21.74%) SAN

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) Skype for Business
3 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (21.74%) IIS
5 4 (17.39%) Apache
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Office 365
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (13.04%) OneDrive
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) Skype
3 7 (30.43%) DHCP
3 7 (30.43%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (21.74%) NAS
4 5 (21.74%) SAN
5 4 (17.39%) DDNS
5 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (13.04%) VoIP
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
8 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 9 (39.13%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (34.78%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
2 8 (34.78%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Technical Support
3 6 (26.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) IT Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) WAP
2 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) CentOS
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
2 4 (17.39%) Security Management
3 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
3 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
3 3 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.35%) RHCE
3 1 (4.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
3 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (17.39%) BitLocker
5 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) PowerDNS
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
6 1 (4.35%) XenApp
6 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) EdgeSight
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) Apple
5 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.70%) IronPort
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (4.35%) Sage
7 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL