Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 72 66
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +48
Permanent jobs citing DNS 55 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.12% 2.11% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.12% 12.82% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 41
Dorset median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +16.07% +17.89%
10th Percentile £21,250 £16,800 £26,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £51,250 £38,750
South West median annual salary £34,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.13% +14.29% -6.67%

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 228 156 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 17.09% 16.46% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 190 139 141
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,175 £24,650 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -7 28 £33,500 -10.67% 1
Poole -4 16 £39,000 +56.00% 4
Weymouth - 9 £22,500 -
Wimborne +2 1 £21,500 +4.88%
Dorchester - 1 £30,000 - 4
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 46 (83.64%) Windows
3 41 (74.55%) Active Directory
4 34 (61.82%) Office 365
5 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
5 27 (49.09%) Firewall
6 25 (45.45%) Hyper-V
6 25 (45.45%) DHCP
7 24 (43.64%) MS Exchange
7 24 (43.64%) ITIL
8 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (34.55%) VMware
10 17 (30.91%) Citrix
10 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
11 16 (29.09%) Windows 8
12 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 15 (27.27%) SQL
13 14 (25.45%) SharePoint
13 14 (25.45%) VPN
13 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (23.64%) SCCM
14 13 (23.64%) SAN
14 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (23.64%) Skype
14 13 (23.64%) Skype for Business
15 12 (21.82%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (21.82%) Finance
16 11 (20.00%) Internet

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 24 (43.64%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.45%) SharePoint
3 13 (23.64%) Skype for Business
4 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (14.55%) IIS
6 7 (12.73%) Apache
7 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (3.64%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (61.82%) Office 365
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (9.09%) OneDrive
5 4 (7.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (49.09%) Firewall
1 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
2 25 (45.45%) DHCP
3 14 (25.45%) VPN
4 13 (23.64%) SAN
4 13 (23.64%) Skype
5 12 (21.82%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (20.00%) Internet
7 10 (18.18%) NAS
8 9 (16.36%) DDNS
9 7 (12.73%) LAN
10 6 (10.91%) WAN
11 5 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (7.27%) VoIP
13 2 (3.64%) IMAP
13 2 (3.64%) PSTN
13 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (3.64%) Wireless
14 1 (1.82%) 3G
14 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) IT Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Support Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (16.36%) Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Technical Support
5 8 (14.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 8 (14.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
5 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) IT Support
7 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (83.64%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
3 16 (29.09%) Windows 8
4 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.27%) Linux
9 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (16.36%) Business Continuity
3 9 (16.36%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (12.73%) IT Strategy
5 5 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.27%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.27%) Security Management
7 3 (5.45%) Change Control
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Storage Virtualisation
7 3 (5.45%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.64%) Antivirus Management
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.64%) Email Migration
8 2 (3.64%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (3.64%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (18.18%) MCP
3 9 (16.36%) CCNA
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.45%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) CCA
5 2 (3.64%) CCAA
6 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (74.55%) Active Directory
2 25 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.09%) XenApp
5 4 (7.27%) BitLocker
5 4 (7.27%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.45%) vSphere
6 3 (5.45%) XenServer
7 2 (3.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.64%) Xen
7 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.82%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) SCCM
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.64%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 19 (34.55%) VMware
3 17 (30.91%) Citrix
4 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
5 4 (7.27%) Apple
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle
6 3 (5.45%) SonicWALL
6 3 (5.45%) Veeam
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) Equitrac
7 2 (3.64%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) IronPort
7 2 (3.64%) Sage
7 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco
8 1 (1.82%) SAP