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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 73 70
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 15 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.08% 1.58% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.27% 7.96% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 28
Median salary £31,500 £26,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.86% -28.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,200 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £36,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +1.36%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 113 226 262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.65% 19.82% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 104 201 231
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,800 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +9 8 £29,500 -9.23%
Newport +12 3 £31,825 -25.11%
Torfaen - 2 £23,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £31,500 -
DNS
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
3 18 (48.65%) Firewall
4 16 (43.24%) DHCP
4 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
5 15 (40.54%) VPN
6 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (35.14%) Cisco
7 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
7 13 (35.14%) VMware
8 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
9 11 (29.73%) WAN
9 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
9 11 (29.73%) LAN
9 11 (29.73%) ITIL
10 10 (27.03%) Unix
10 10 (27.03%) BGP
10 10 (27.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (27.03%) F5
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
11 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
11 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
12 8 (21.62%) IIS
12 8 (21.62%) OSPF
12 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
12 8 (21.62%) SLA

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 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) IIS
3 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) JBoss
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) IaaS
3 3 (8.11%) PaaS
3 3 (8.11%) SaaS
4 2 (5.41%) G Suite
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) DHCP
3 15 (40.54%) VPN
4 11 (29.73%) LAN
4 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
4 11 (29.73%) WAN
5 10 (27.03%) BGP
5 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (21.62%) OSPF
7 6 (16.22%) FTP
7 6 (16.22%) Internet
7 6 (16.22%) IPsec
7 6 (16.22%) IPv4
7 6 (16.22%) IPv6
7 6 (16.22%) MPLS
8 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
9 3 (8.11%) HTTP
9 3 (8.11%) SSL
10 2 (5.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.41%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) Ingres
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Maven
2 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) J2EE
1 3 (8.11%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) ADSI
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) Xbox
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
4 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (27.03%) Unix
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
8 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.70%) AIX
10 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
4 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
4 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.11%) Release Management
4 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Task Automation
5 2 (5.41%) CAD
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Network Design
5 2 (5.41%) Stress Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CCNA
1 5 (13.51%) CCNP
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.51%) MCSA
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.41%) vCloud
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Docker
5 1 (2.70%) Firmware
5 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
1 4 (10.81%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
1 13 (35.14%) VMware
2 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
3 10 (27.03%) F5
4 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle
6 6 (16.22%) Juniper
7 4 (10.81%) Dell
7 4 (10.81%) EMC
7 4 (10.81%) HP
8 3 (8.11%) NetApp
8 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.41%) EqualLogic
9 2 (5.41%) Google
9 2 (5.41%) LANDesk
9 2 (5.41%) Lotus
9 2 (5.41%) McAfee
9 2 (5.41%) Symantec
9 2 (5.41%) Veritas