Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 85 122
Rank change year-on-year -21 +37 -17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 16 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.09% 0.87% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 6.11% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 3
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +62.79% -21.82%
10th Percentile £20,725 £26,250 £17,150
90th Percentile £40,875 £44,125 £35,050
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £39,421
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.68% +12.63%

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 202 131 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 13.70% 14.25% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 171 119 281
Dorset median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +13.64% -12.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.58% +0.67% -

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -14 10 £35,000 -
Poole -30 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Wimborne - 1 £20,500 - 1
Blandford Forum - 1 £25,000 - 1
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
4 11 (68.75%) Citrix
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
5 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
6 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
7 8 (50.00%) DDNS
7 8 (50.00%) SAN
7 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (43.75%) DHCP
9 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
9 6 (37.50%) Public Cloud
9 6 (37.50%) NAS
9 6 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
10 5 (31.25%) Clustering
10 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
10 5 (31.25%) Apache
10 5 (31.25%) MySQL
10 5 (31.25%) IIS
11 4 (25.00%) Finance
11 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (18.75%) ITIL

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 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (31.25%) Apache
3 5 (31.25%) IIS
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) DDNS
2 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) DHCP
4 6 (37.50%) NAS
4 6 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (37.50%) Public Cloud
3 5 (31.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Citrix
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
5 1 (6.25%) Sage
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) Webroot