Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 83 66
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 41 39 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.97% 2.26% 3.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.20% 15.73% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36 39 71
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +4.29%

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 203 248 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.69% 14.39% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 184 229 372
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,663 £22,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £63,625
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -4 21 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Newport - 11 £42,500 - 1
Torfaen - 5 £47,500 -
Caerphilly 0 3 £41,500 +3.75% 1
DNS
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
1 25 (60.98%) DevOps
2 24 (58.54%) DHCP
3 21 (51.22%) Python
3 21 (51.22%) Shell Script
3 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
3 21 (51.22%) Bash Shell
4 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
4 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
5 18 (43.90%) LAN
6 16 (39.02%) WAN
6 16 (39.02%) Linux
7 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (29.27%) High Availability
8 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
8 12 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (29.27%) SQL
8 12 (29.27%) VMware
8 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
9 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
9 11 (26.83%) Subversion
9 11 (26.83%) LAMP
9 11 (26.83%) Clustering
9 11 (26.83%) MySQL
9 11 (26.83%) PHP
9 11 (26.83%) HTTP
9 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
9 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
10 10 (24.39%) IBM
10 10 (24.39%) Content Management

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 (24.39%) WordPress
2 9 (21.95%) IBM HTTP Server
2 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.20%) CMS
4 4 (9.76%) IIS
5 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.44%) Apache
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (24.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (17.07%) Office 365
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) G Suite
6 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) DHCP
2 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
3 18 (43.90%) LAN
4 16 (39.02%) WAN
5 11 (26.83%) HTTP
6 5 (12.20%) Firewall
7 4 (9.76%) SAN
7 4 (9.76%) VPN
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.88%) IPsec
8 2 (4.88%) Skype
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.44%) Network Security
9 1 (2.44%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (2.44%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.83%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.44%) Gatling
4 1 (2.44%) JMeter
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.44%) Rational Quality Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 6 (14.63%) Advertising
2 3 (7.32%) Automotive
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Lead DevOps
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Team Leader
2 7 (17.07%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Information Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) LAMP
2 9 (21.95%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (19.51%) Middleware
4 4 (9.76%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) .NET
5 1 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Clustering
2 9 (21.95%) iSeries
3 5 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (7.32%) PKI
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.44%) Handset
6 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
3 16 (39.02%) Linux
4 9 (21.95%) OS/400
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.32%) CentOS
7 3 (7.32%) Unix
8 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.44%) Debian
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) DevOps
2 12 (29.27%) High Availability
2 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
2 12 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
3 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
4 10 (24.39%) Content Management
4 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) People Management
7 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.88%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.88%) Information Security
8 2 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Bash Shell
1 21 (51.22%) Python
1 21 (51.22%) Shell Script
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) PHP
4 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) AWK
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) C-shell
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) VCP5
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (12.20%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) MCSA
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CISSP
4 2 (4.88%) GIAC
4 2 (4.88%) GISP
5 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) CISM
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) Varnish
3 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.44%) Docker
7 1 (2.44%) iptables
7 1 (2.44%) Postfix
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (24.39%) Puppet
1 10 (24.39%) ZABBIX
2 3 (7.32%) SCOM
2 3 (7.32%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.44%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Terraform
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) IBM
4 9 (21.95%) Splunk
5 5 (12.20%) HP
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco
7 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.88%) Avaya
8 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.88%) Veeam
9 1 (2.44%) BT
9 1 (2.44%) Citrix
9 1 (2.44%) Google
9 1 (2.44%) Mitel
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Panasonic
9 1 (2.44%) Polycom
9 1 (2.44%) Sonus
9 1 (2.44%) Sophos
9 1 (2.44%) Symantec