Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 79 81
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 53 43 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.76% 2.71% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.45% 16.35% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 57
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £31,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.92% +18.87% -15.87%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £19,800
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £42,000 £34,125 £32,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% +5.00% +3.17%

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 226 263 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.05% 16.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 203 246 380
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,232
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.00% -4.53%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,477
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.80% -6.47%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in South Wales

DNS
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in South Wales.

Salary trend for DNS in South Wales

DNS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in South Wales

DNS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Cardiff +10 39 £42,500 +34.92% 4
Torfaen +2 5 £47,500 +106.52%
Caerphilly +2 4 £33,250 -16.88%
Newport +12 3 £40,000 +25.69%
DNS
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 32 (60.38%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) LAN
3 24 (45.28%) DHCP
3 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
4 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
5 21 (39.62%) WAN
5 21 (39.62%) Windows Server
6 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
6 20 (37.74%) Python
6 20 (37.74%) SQL
6 20 (37.74%) Shell Script
7 19 (35.85%) DevOps
8 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
9 16 (30.19%) Load Balancing
9 16 (30.19%) High Availability
9 16 (30.19%) Office 365
9 16 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (28.30%) Bash Shell
10 15 (28.30%) MySQL
10 15 (28.30%) PHP
10 15 (28.30%) Linux
11 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
11 14 (26.42%) Subversion
11 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
11 14 (26.42%) LAMP
11 14 (26.42%) Clustering
12 13 (24.53%) Content Management
12 13 (24.53%) Varnish
12 13 (24.53%) Puppet
12 13 (24.53%) ZABBIX

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 13 (24.53%) WordPress
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.43%) CMS
3 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.55%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (30.19%) Office 365
2 13 (24.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) G Suite
4 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) LAN
2 24 (45.28%) DHCP
2 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
3 21 (39.62%) WAN
4 8 (15.09%) Firewall
5 7 (13.21%) HTTP
6 6 (11.32%) ADSL
6 6 (11.32%) SAN
7 2 (3.77%) VPN
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.89%) IPsec
8 1 (1.89%) NAS
8 1 (1.89%) Network Security
8 1 (1.89%) PuTTY
8 1 (1.89%) SSL
8 1 (1.89%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.89%) WinSCP
8 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
2 14 (26.42%) Subversion
3 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.32%) Gatling
4 6 (11.32%) JMeter
4 6 (11.32%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (11.32%) Rational Quality Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 6 (11.32%) Automotive
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Lead DevOps
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (13.21%) Team Leader
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
5 5 (9.43%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) LAMP
2 6 (11.32%) Middleware
2 6 (11.32%) REST
3 4 (7.55%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) COM
5 1 (1.89%) .NET
5 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) PKI
2 5 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (60.38%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows Server
3 15 (28.30%) Linux
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Unix
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) CentOS
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) DevOps
2 16 (30.19%) High Availability
2 16 (30.19%) Load Balancing
3 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
3 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
4 13 (24.53%) Content Management
4 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
5 11 (20.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (15.09%) ITIL
7 7 (13.21%) Scrum
8 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.32%) Patch Management
8 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
8 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.43%) People Management
10 2 (3.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 2 (3.77%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Python
1 20 (37.74%) Shell Script
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) Bash Shell
2 15 (28.30%) PHP
3 12 (22.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (13.21%) Java
5 6 (11.32%) C#
6 2 (3.77%) C
7 1 (1.89%) C-shell
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.32%) MCSA
3 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) CISSP
4 2 (3.77%) GIAC
4 2 (3.77%) GISP
5 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CISM
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.53%) Varnish
3 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.89%) Docker
6 1 (1.89%) iptables
6 1 (1.89%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (24.53%) Puppet
1 13 (24.53%) ZABBIX
2 5 (9.43%) SCOM
2 5 (9.43%) SCOrch
3 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.77%) SCCM
5 1 (1.89%) Ansible
5 1 (1.89%) Terraform
5 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) HP
3 6 (11.32%) IBM
3 6 (11.32%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) Sophos
4 3 (5.66%) Symantec
4 3 (5.66%) Veeam
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) Sage