Period
to 26 May 2019

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 6 months to 26 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 64 100
Rank change year-on-year -5 +36 -26
Permanent jobs citing DNS 22 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.51% 3.02% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.46% 24.00% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 13
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +18.18% -31.25%
10th Percentile £33,350 £22,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £35,200 £37,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.04%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 126 125 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.38% 12.59% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 95 103 110
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -18.07% +18.57%
10th Percentile £28,500 £23,225 £26,200
90th Percentile £69,500 £53,250 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Somerset over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 26 May 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
Bath +12 20 £37,500 +15.38%
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for DNS.

1 19 (86.36%) DHCP
1 19 (86.36%) VPN
2 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) VLAN
3 13 (59.09%) Windows
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) MPLS
5 11 (50.00%) Network Security
6 10 (45.45%) VMware
7 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (36.36%) Office 365
8 8 (36.36%) Cisco
8 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
9 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
10 6 (27.27%) vCenter Server
10 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (27.27%) vSphere
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (27.27%) PKI
10 6 (27.27%) ITIL
11 5 (22.73%) Legal
11 5 (22.73%) Skype
12 4 (18.18%) Finance
13 3 (13.64%) Python

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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) nginx
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) DHCP
1 19 (86.36%) VPN
2 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) VLAN
4 11 (50.00%) MPLS
4 11 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (22.73%) Skype
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (9.09%) CouchDB
1 2 (9.09%) Redis
1 2 (9.09%) Riak
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) GitLab
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (22.73%) Legal
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) CentOS
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
4 1 (4.55%) Email Management
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Principle of Least Privilege
4 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
4 1 (4.55%) Server Hardening
4 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
1 3 (13.64%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Go
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) RHCE
1 2 (9.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Docker
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (27.27%) vCenter Server
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Grafana
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Prometheus
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Terraform
2 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat