Period
to 23 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 86 61
Rank change year-on-year +8 -25 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 29 50 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.14% 2.59% 3.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.78% 17.92% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 86
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,100 £28,625 £19,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £68,750 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.71% +13.33% +7.14%

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 227 279 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.77% 14.46% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 213 245 403
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,150 £22,750 £21,050
90th Percentile £53,500 £64,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 January 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 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
Newport +15 14 £41,250 +7.14%
Cardiff 0 13 £41,000 +1.86% 2
Caerphilly - 2 £27,500 - 1
DNS
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (96.55%) DHCP
2 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
3 19 (65.52%) Windows
4 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 18 (62.07%) VMware
5 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
6 15 (51.72%) Linux
7 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
8 11 (37.93%) Splunk
8 11 (37.93%) LAN
9 10 (34.48%) Python
9 10 (34.48%) IBM
9 10 (34.48%) HTTP
9 10 (34.48%) OS/400
9 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (34.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (34.48%) Shell Script
9 10 (34.48%) iSeries
9 10 (34.48%) IBM HTTP Server
9 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
9 10 (34.48%) DevOps
9 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (31.03%) Office 365
11 8 (27.59%) VCP5
11 8 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (27.59%) Middleware
12 7 (24.14%) WAN
12 7 (24.14%) Advertising
12 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V

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 10 (34.48%) IBM HTTP Server
1 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
2 7 (24.14%) Skype for Business
3 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Office 365
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) IaaS
3 3 (10.34%) PaaS
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.90%) G Suite
4 2 (6.90%) SaaS
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) DHCP
2 11 (37.93%) LAN
3 10 (34.48%) HTTP
4 7 (24.14%) Skype
4 7 (24.14%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) Firewall
6 4 (13.79%) SAN
6 4 (13.79%) VPN
7 3 (10.34%) DMZ
7 3 (10.34%) PBX
7 3 (10.34%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.90%) Internet
8 2 (6.90%) IPsec
8 2 (6.90%) NAS
8 2 (6.90%) SNMP
8 2 (6.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.45%) Ingres
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (24.14%) Advertising
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Consultant
1 7 (24.14%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Project Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (27.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) iSeries
2 3 (10.34%) Handset
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) AS400
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 15 (51.72%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) OS/400
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
7 3 (10.34%) Unix
8 2 (6.90%) AIX
8 2 (6.90%) CentOS
8 2 (6.90%) Debian
8 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) DevOps
1 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (20.69%) Network Virtualisation
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.34%) Release Management
4 3 (10.34%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
2 10 (34.48%) Python
2 10 (34.48%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) AWK
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) VCP5
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) GDPR
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) WSUS
2 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 18 (62.07%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) Splunk
4 10 (34.48%) IBM
5 5 (17.24%) Avaya
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
7 3 (10.34%) BT
7 3 (10.34%) Mitel
7 3 (10.34%) Panasonic
7 3 (10.34%) Polycom
7 3 (10.34%) Sonus
7 3 (10.34%) Yealink
8 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) Google
8 2 (6.90%) McAfee
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) Sage
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle
9 1 (3.45%) Veeam