Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 83 85
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.12% 2.39% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.48% 15.74% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 16
Somerset median annual salary £29,500 £25,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.69% -22.73% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £59,375
South West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.67%

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 105 197 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.74% 15.19% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 72 153 172
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £69,875 £52,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £44,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +9.33% -

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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
Bath +6 3 £34,500 +35.29% 1
Frome - 3 - -
Street - 3 £27,500 -
Clevedon +12 1 £57,500 +76.92%
Taunton -7 1 £27,500 +25.00%
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for DNS.

1 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) Office 365
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
7 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (27.27%) iPad
7 3 (27.27%) Python
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) SMTP
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco
8 2 (18.18%) Nagios
8 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) SMTP
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) IPv4
6 1 (9.09%) IPv6
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) Multicast
6 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) PPP
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) TACACS
6 1 (9.09%) VPLS
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) IT Support
2 5 (45.45%) IT Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
1 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (9.09%) Presales
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Btrfs
3 1 (9.09%) Ceph
3 1 (9.09%) DRBD
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) Cacti
2 1 (9.09%) Check_MK
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (9.09%) PaperCut
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) Wrike