Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 86 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 -6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 29 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.36% 2.29% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.85% 16.67% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 35
Somerset median annual salary £25,500 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% -16.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £23,750 £17,500 £25,300
90th Percentile £48,500 £58,250 £48,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +15.38%

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 183 174 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.91% 13.75% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 142 149 172
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,209
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +14.01% +1.66%
10th Percentile £22,050 £23,350 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,750 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 25 £25,500 -36.25%
Clevedon -19 2 £39,250 +40.18% 1
Taunton - 2 £26,500 -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 27 (93.10%) DHCP
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
3 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
4 23 (79.31%) VMware
5 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
6 20 (68.97%) Firewall
7 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
10 14 (48.28%) Veeam
10 14 (48.28%) Skype for Business
11 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
11 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
12 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
14 9 (31.03%) VLAN
14 9 (31.03%) Legal
14 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
15 8 (27.59%) Linux
15 8 (27.59%) Skype
16 6 (20.69%) Customer-Centric Approach
16 6 (20.69%) Customer-Centricity
16 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (20.69%) SaaS
16 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
17 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
17 5 (17.24%) Google
17 5 (17.24%) ITIL
17 5 (17.24%) Finance

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 14 (48.28%) Skype for Business
2 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (20.69%) SaaS
2 5 (17.24%) IaaS
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.79%) Office 365
3 4 (13.79%) PaaS
4 3 (10.34%) G Suite
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) DHCP
2 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
3 20 (68.97%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) VLAN
5 8 (27.59%) Skype
6 5 (17.24%) SAN
7 3 (10.34%) LAN
7 3 (10.34%) WAN
8 2 (6.90%) HTTP
8 2 (6.90%) Internet
8 2 (6.90%) SSL
8 2 (6.90%) VoIP
8 2 (6.90%) Wireless
9 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Redis
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 9 (31.03%) Legal
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Law
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) IT Support
2 13 (44.83%) Analyst
3 11 (37.93%) IT Analyst
4 10 (34.48%) IT Support Analyst
4 10 (34.48%) Support Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (13.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
6 4 (13.79%) Support Technician
7 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (10.34%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (10.34%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (10.34%) IT Technician
7 3 (10.34%) Support Assistant
7 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Ajax
2 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) CSS3
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) LAMP
2 2 (6.90%) Memcached
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) RESTful
2 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (6.90%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
5 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.90%) CentOS
8 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.90%) Unix
9 1 (3.45%) Android
9 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.45%) Debian
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 6 (20.69%) Customer-Centricity
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security
3 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.34%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Cross-Browser Development
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.90%) High Availability
4 2 (6.90%) Parallel Programming
4 2 (6.90%) Use Case
4 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) PHP
2 2 (6.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (13.79%) vSphere
5 3 (10.34%) Shibboleth
6 2 (6.90%) Docker
7 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (10.34%) vCenter Server
2 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) Veeam
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) Google
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) Snow
5 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.34%) Sophos
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) Facebook
6 2 (6.90%) PayPal
6 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec