Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +46
Permanent jobs citing DNS 51 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.64% 1.73% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.77% 10.42% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 40
Dorset median annual salary £38,750 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.17% +7.14% -13.85%
10th Percentile £21,250 £15,500 £26,475
90th Percentile £45,675 £51,250 £38,750
South West median annual salary £38,469 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -3.83% +19.40% -1.47%

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 224 144 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 15.97% 16.65% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 180 129 159
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,150 £25,600
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £53,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -10 27 £45,250 +20.67% 5
Poole -5 14 £39,500 +58.00% 1
Weymouth - 7 £22,500 -
Wimborne - 1 £21,500 -
Dorchester - 1 £30,000 - 3
Blandford Forum - 1 £28,000 -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 46 (90.20%) Microsoft
2 42 (82.35%) Windows
3 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
4 32 (62.75%) Office 365
5 26 (50.98%) TCP/IP
6 25 (49.02%) Hyper-V
7 23 (45.10%) ITIL
7 23 (45.10%) Firewall
8 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
9 20 (39.22%) DHCP
9 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (33.33%) VMware
11 15 (29.41%) Citrix
11 15 (29.41%) SQL
12 14 (27.45%) VPN
12 14 (27.45%) SCCM
12 14 (27.45%) Skype
12 14 (27.45%) Skype for Business
12 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
13 13 (25.49%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
13 13 (25.49%) SAN
14 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (23.53%) Finance
14 12 (23.53%) Windows 8
14 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS

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 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (27.45%) Skype for Business
3 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
4 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (17.65%) IIS
6 8 (15.69%) Apache
7 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.92%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (62.75%) Office 365
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (11.76%) OneDrive
5 4 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) TCP/IP
2 23 (45.10%) Firewall
3 20 (39.22%) DHCP
4 14 (27.45%) Skype
4 14 (27.45%) VPN
5 13 (25.49%) Remote Desktop
5 13 (25.49%) SAN
6 11 (21.57%) NAS
7 10 (19.61%) DDNS
8 9 (17.65%) Internet
9 7 (13.73%) LAN
10 6 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (11.76%) WAN
11 4 (7.84%) VoIP
12 2 (3.92%) IMAP
12 2 (3.92%) PSTN
12 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (3.92%) Wireless
13 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
13 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) IT Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (19.61%) Technical Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Technical Support
4 8 (15.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
4 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Designer
6 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Designer
6 6 (11.76%) IT Support
6 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) WAP
2 1 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Windows Server
3 12 (23.53%) Windows 8
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (21.57%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.80%) Linux
5 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.96%) CentOS
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) ITIL
2 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (15.69%) IT Strategy
4 7 (13.73%) Business Continuity
4 7 (13.73%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (11.76%) Identity Management
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.84%) Security Management
6 4 (7.84%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (5.88%) Change Control
7 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Email Migration
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) Perl
2 2 (3.92%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.57%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (15.69%) MCP
4 7 (13.73%) CCNA
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.88%) MCSE
6 2 (3.92%) CCA
6 2 (3.92%) CCAA
7 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.96%) MCITP
7 1 (1.96%) RHCE
7 1 (1.96%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
2 25 (49.02%) Hyper-V
3 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.84%) BitLocker
4 4 (7.84%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.88%) XenServer
6 2 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.92%) Xen
6 2 (3.92%) XenApp
7 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.96%) PowerDNS
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.96%) vSphere
7 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) SCCM
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.92%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Ansible
4 1 (1.96%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
4 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (90.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) VMware
3 15 (29.41%) Citrix
4 8 (15.69%) SolarWinds
5 4 (7.84%) Apple
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (3.92%) Equitrac
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) IronPort
7 2 (3.92%) Sage
7 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco
8 1 (1.96%) EMC
8 1 (1.96%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.96%) Veeam