Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 71 116
Rank change year-on-year -11 +45 -22
Permanent jobs citing DNS 22 34 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.94% 3.19% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.64% 21.66% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 4
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £28,000 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.07% +17.89% -8.65%
10th Percentile £17,450 £26,450 £17,475
90th Percentile £51,250 £38,750 £30,850
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +25.00%

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 189 157 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 16.70% 14.74% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 171 147 231
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +6 14 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Poole -16 2 £25,000 -15.25%
Shaftesbury - 2 £16,000 -
Wimborne - 1 £20,500 -
DNS
South West

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

1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
4 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (54.55%) Citrix
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (40.91%) SAN
8 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
9 8 (36.36%) DDNS
10 7 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (31.82%) DHCP
11 6 (27.27%) Firewall
11 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (27.27%) NAS
11 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
11 6 (27.27%) Public Cloud
11 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
12 5 (22.73%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (22.73%) Internet
12 5 (22.73%) Clustering
12 5 (22.73%) MCSE
12 5 (22.73%) Apache
12 5 (22.73%) MySQL
12 5 (22.73%) IIS
13 4 (18.18%) Finance

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 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
2 9 (40.91%) SAN
3 8 (36.36%) DDNS
4 7 (31.82%) DHCP
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall
5 6 (27.27%) NAS
6 5 (22.73%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (13.64%) IPsec
7 3 (13.64%) Network Security
7 3 (13.64%) VPN
7 3 (13.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) Public Cloud
3 5 (22.73%) Clustering
4 3 (13.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
1 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
1 3 (13.64%) SIEM
1 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (22.73%) MCSE
4 3 (13.64%) CISSP
4 3 (13.64%) GIAC
4 3 (13.64%) MCP
4 3 (13.64%) SSCP
5 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
5 2 (9.09%) MCDST
5 2 (9.09%) MCITP
5 2 (9.09%) MCTS
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 3 (13.64%) LogRhythm
5 3 (13.64%) Rapid7
6 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 2 (9.09%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) AppSense
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) Webroot