Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 108 87
Rank change year-on-year 0 -21 +41
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.05% 1.10% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 7.69% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 10
Dorset median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -7.14% +62.79%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,725 £26,250
90th Percentile £35,500 £40,875 £43,875
South West median annual salary £35,750 £40,000 £35,936
% change year-on-year -10.63% +11.31% -8.84%

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 195 208 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 15.71% 14.25% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 173 177 120
Dorset median annual salary £38,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.11% -2.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,000 £62,625
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% +13.33% -

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 5 £23,500 -32.86% 1
Poole +8 3 £27,500 +10.00% 7
Weymouth - 2 £30,000 - 1
Dorchester - 2 £30,000 - 3
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 9 (69.23%) DHCP
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Office 365
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) XenApp
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) CCNA
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (15.38%) SS7
8 2 (15.38%) Telnet
8 2 (15.38%) ISUP
8 2 (15.38%) SCCP

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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) ISUP
4 2 (15.38%) SCCP
4 2 (15.38%) Skype
4 2 (15.38%) SMS
4 2 (15.38%) SNMP
4 2 (15.38%) SS7
4 2 (15.38%) SSH
4 2 (15.38%) Telnet
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) 4G
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Data Science
4 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL