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

Domain Name System (DNS)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 101 81
Rank change year-on-year +36 -20 -14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 22 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.55% 1.06% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.57% 7.91% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 22
Somerset median annual salary £33,250 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.83% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,150 £25,750
90th Percentile £40,000 £35,001 £57,500
South West median annual salary £38,485 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -3.79% +19.40% -0.89%

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 102 177 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.82% 13.46% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 85 123 225
Somerset median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 August 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 August 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 +39 15 £33,250 +0.76%
Frome - 5 £18,000 -
Street - 2 £35,000 -
DNS
South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) DHCP
3 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 11 (50.00%) VMware
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
8 8 (36.36%) Sophos
8 8 (36.36%) Asset Management
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (31.82%) Google
9 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
9 7 (31.82%) Web Services
9 7 (31.82%) Software Asset Management
9 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
9 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (31.82%) Shibboleth
9 7 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (31.82%) G Suite
9 7 (31.82%) Snow
9 7 (31.82%) eduroam
9 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (27.27%) VPN
10 6 (27.27%) Firewall

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 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (31.82%) G Suite
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) eduroam
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
5 5 (22.73%) SMTP
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) VLAN
8 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.55%) SAN
8 1 (4.55%) Skype
8 1 (4.55%) SSL
8 1 (4.55%) VoIP
8 1 (4.55%) Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (22.73%) IT Support
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
1 5 (22.73%) Driving Licence
1 5 (22.73%) iPad
1 5 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Asset Management
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Shibboleth
2 7 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Sophos
4 7 (31.82%) Google
4 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
4 7 (31.82%) Snow
4 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec