Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 87 80
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 -6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.28% 2.01% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.22% 13.83% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 20
Somerset median annual salary £27,500 £25,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -14.29% -9.85%
10th Percentile £18,000 £22,750 £27,100
90th Percentile £40,000 £38,501 £58,250
South West median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +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 98 188 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.44% 14.54% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 79 156 195
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £24,550
90th Percentile £50,500 £52,500 £59,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Frome - 5 £18,000 -
Bath +18 3 £34,500 +35.29% 1
Street - 3 £27,500 -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) iPad
4 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
4 5 (45.45%) SMTP
4 5 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (18.18%) DevOps
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 1 (9.09%) HTML
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (9.09%) Citrix
8 1 (9.09%) CSS
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco
8 1 (9.09%) Firewall
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) VMware

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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) SMTP
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) 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%) 2nd Line Support
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%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Technician
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
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
1 5 (45.45%) iPad
1 5 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Scala
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 1 (9.09%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Mitel
2 1 (9.09%) VMware