Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 73 81
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 38 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.45% 2.42% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.08% 13.52% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 53
South Wales median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.88% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,375 £28,950
90th Percentile £44,375 £52,875 £68,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

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 252 244 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.22% 17.93% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 213 227 257
South Wales median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.88% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,900 £23,075
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,000 £66,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +5.26%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -2 21 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Newport +7 13 £40,000 -3.03%
Torfaen +8 2 - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £37,250 -
DNS
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 33 (86.84%) DHCP
3 29 (76.32%) Windows Server
4 26 (68.42%) VMware
5 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
6 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
7 21 (55.26%) Linux
8 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
9 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
10 15 (39.47%) ITIL
11 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
12 12 (31.58%) SCCM
13 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
14 9 (23.68%) HTTP
14 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (21.05%) XenApp
15 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
15 8 (21.05%) Citrix
16 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
16 7 (18.42%) Finance
16 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (18.42%) Degree
17 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (15.79%) VoIP
17 6 (15.79%) Skype
18 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
18 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 5 (13.16%) LAN

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 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.16%) IIS
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.26%) JBoss
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.63%) nginx
6 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (10.53%) Office 365
4 2 (5.26%) PaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) DHCP
2 9 (23.68%) HTTP
3 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.79%) Skype
4 6 (15.79%) VoIP
5 5 (13.16%) LAN
6 3 (7.89%) Firewall
6 3 (7.89%) SAN
6 3 (7.89%) SNMP
6 3 (7.89%) SSL
6 3 (7.89%) VPN
7 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.26%) VLAN
7 2 (5.26%) WAN
7 2 (5.26%) WLAN
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Support
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Support
5 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Windows Server
3 21 (55.26%) Linux
4 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.53%) CentOS
6 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.53%) Application Packaging
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Workload Management
6 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (7.89%) Release Management
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) XenApp
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) Nagios
3 3 (7.89%) SCOM
4 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) VMware
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) Apple
4 4 (10.53%) Avaya
4 4 (10.53%) Dell
4 4 (10.53%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (10.53%) EqualLogic
4 4 (10.53%) Freshdesk
4 4 (10.53%) Nexenta
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.26%) Veeam
6 1 (2.63%) Aruba
6 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec