Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 79 69
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 +9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 42 58 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.99% 2.62% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.53% 16.02% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 83
South Wales median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,225 £25,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £44,750 £68,750 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £35,375 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.67% - +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 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 289 362 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.55% 16.37% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 268 318 376
South Wales median annual salary £38,250 £38,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.65% +6.94%
10th Percentile £23,888 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,500 £56,875
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +9 21 £35,250 -6.00%
Newport +15 15 £34,250 -11.04% 2
Torfaen +4 3 £23,000 -45.88%
Caerphilly - 2 £27,500 -
Bridgend +9 1 - -
DNS
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 37 (88.10%) DHCP
2 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 27 (64.29%) Windows
4 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
5 23 (54.76%) Linux
5 23 (54.76%) VMware
6 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (35.71%) LAN
9 13 (30.95%) Firewall
10 12 (28.57%) WAN
10 12 (28.57%) VPN
11 11 (26.19%) Splunk
11 11 (26.19%) Office 365
12 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
12 9 (21.43%) Cisco
13 8 (19.05%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
13 8 (19.05%) IBM
13 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
13 8 (19.05%) OS/400
13 8 (19.05%) HTTP
13 8 (19.05%) Python
13 8 (19.05%) Unix
13 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
13 8 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
13 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (19.05%) Project Management
13 8 (19.05%) Skype for Business

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 8 (19.05%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (19.05%) Skype for Business
1 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Office 365
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.90%) IaaS
3 5 (11.90%) PaaS
4 4 (9.52%) G Suite
4 4 (9.52%) SaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (88.10%) DHCP
2 15 (35.71%) LAN
3 13 (30.95%) Firewall
4 12 (28.57%) VPN
4 12 (28.57%) WAN
5 8 (19.05%) HTTP
5 8 (19.05%) Skype
5 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 7 (16.67%) PBX
7 5 (11.90%) BGP
7 5 (11.90%) OSPF
7 5 (11.90%) SAN
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (9.52%) DMZ
8 4 (9.52%) NAS
8 4 (9.52%) SNMP
8 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Couchbase
1 3 (7.14%) Ingres
1 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Advertising
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Support
5 3 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Support
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) iSeries
2 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (9.52%) PKI
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.14%) Handset
3 3 (7.14%) Xbox
4 2 (4.76%) AS400
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) CMDB
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (19.05%) OS/400
4 8 (19.05%) Unix
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.52%) AIX
8 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.52%) Ubuntu
9 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.76%) CentOS
11 1 (2.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) DevOps
1 8 (19.05%) Network Virtualisation
1 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (19.05%) Project Management
2 7 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
4 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.90%) Release Management
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Stress Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 8 (19.05%) Python
2 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) AWK
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (14.29%) VCP5
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (11.90%) CCNP
3 4 (9.52%) CCNA
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) MCSA
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) WSUS
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (54.76%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Splunk
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco
5 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 8 (19.05%) IBM
6 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 5 (11.90%) Avaya
7 5 (11.90%) McAfee
8 4 (9.52%) Google
9 3 (7.14%) BT
9 3 (7.14%) Cloudera
9 3 (7.14%) F5
9 3 (7.14%) LANDesk
9 3 (7.14%) Lotus
9 3 (7.14%) Mitel
9 3 (7.14%) Oracle
9 3 (7.14%) Panasonic
9 3 (7.14%) Polycom
9 3 (7.14%) Sonus