The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 55 52
Rank change year-on-year -24 -3  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 7 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.01% 2.56% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 12.80% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 14
Median salary £27,500 £26,597 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.39% -18.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £43,650
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 84 125 69
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 12.12% 19.97% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 48 119 58
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Somerset

DNS
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Somerset.

Salary trend for DNS in Somerset

DNS
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -8 6 £31,250 +45.34%
Clevedon - 1 £26,500 -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Somerset region with a requirement for DNS.

1 17 (85.00%) DHCP
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Linux
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco
5 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) VPN
6 9 (45.00%) Degree
6 9 (45.00%) SAN
7 8 (40.00%) Citrix
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (40.00%) IIS
8 7 (35.00%) Python
8 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) DevOps
9 6 (30.00%) Internet
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (30.00%) CCNA
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (25.00%) Software AG
10 5 (25.00%) EMC Certification
10 5 (25.00%) IBM
10 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 5 (25.00%) JBoss

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 8 (40.00%) IIS
2 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (25.00%) Apache
3 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (25.00%) JBoss
3 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (25.00%) IaaS
3 5 (25.00%) PaaS
3 5 (25.00%) SaaS
4 4 (20.00%) Office 365
5 3 (15.00%) Mimecast
6 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) DHCP
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) Internet
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.00%) Network Security
6 3 (15.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.00%) Intranet
7 1 (5.00%) IPv4
7 1 (5.00%) IPv6
7 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Advertising
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) IT Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) IT Support
1 7 (35.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (20.00%) IT Technician
3 4 (20.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (25.00%) Public Cloud
1 5 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) Cybercrime
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 5 (25.00%) Line Management
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (15.00%) Web Filtering
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (25.00%) EMC Certification
3 5 (25.00%) MCSE
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Samba
4 3 (15.00%) Firmware
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.00%) XenApp
4 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) AirWatch
2 3 (15.00%) WSUS
3 2 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) EMC
5 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) Software AG
6 4 (20.00%) Veeam
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (5.00%) HP