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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 65 50 73
Rank change year-on-year -15 +23  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 22 51 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.56% 4.11% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.79% 21.07% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 27
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,939
% change year-on-year +2.66% +1.51%  

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 131 242 297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.21% 19.48% 25.34%
Number of salaries quoted 124 213 228
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +10 19 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Caerphilly -3 2 £31,250 -21.87%
Gwent - 1 £40,500 -
DNS
Wales

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 26 (48.15%) LAN
1 26 (48.15%) DHCP
2 25 (46.30%) Windows
3 23 (42.59%) Linux
4 22 (40.74%) Firewall
5 21 (38.89%) WAN
6 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
6 20 (37.04%) MPLS
7 19 (35.19%) Cisco
7 19 (35.19%) F5
8 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 17 (31.48%) CheckPoint
9 17 (31.48%) Internet
9 17 (31.48%) VMware
10 15 (27.78%) Apache
11 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
11 14 (25.93%) VPN
11 14 (25.93%) BGP
11 14 (25.93%) Finance
11 14 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
12 13 (24.07%) OSPF
12 13 (24.07%) Avaya
12 13 (24.07%) JBoss
13 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related 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 15 (27.78%) Apache
2 13 (24.07%) JBoss
3 10 (18.52%) IIS
4 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
5 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
6 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.85%) Confluence
8 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.11%) Office 365
4 3 (5.56%) PaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) DHCP
1 26 (48.15%) LAN
2 22 (40.74%) Firewall
3 21 (38.89%) WAN
4 20 (37.04%) MPLS
5 17 (31.48%) Internet
6 14 (25.93%) BGP
6 14 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (25.93%) VPN
7 13 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (24.07%) OSPF
8 11 (20.37%) Unified Communications
9 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
10 8 (14.81%) BIG-IP
11 6 (11.11%) FTP
11 6 (11.11%) IPsec
11 6 (11.11%) IPv4
11 6 (11.11%) IPv6
12 5 (9.26%) HTTP
12 5 (9.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) Maven
2 3 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Advertising
5 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Network Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
7 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Administrator
8 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.41%) Telecoms Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) J2EE
1 4 (7.41%) LAMP
1 4 (7.41%) Middleware
2 3 (5.56%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) Linux
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
5 7 (12.96%) Unix
6 3 (5.56%) CentOS
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) ITIL
1 8 (14.81%) Load Balancing
2 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.56%) DevOps
4 3 (5.56%) ERP
4 3 (5.56%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.70%) High Availability
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (3.70%) Line Management
5 2 (3.70%) Low Latency
5 2 (3.70%) Mobile Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.41%) C
2 4 (7.41%) Perl
2 4 (7.41%) Python
2 4 (7.41%) Ruby
2 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) CCNP
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.26%) MCSE
4 4 (7.41%) CCNP Voice
4 4 (7.41%) CCVP
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) MCSA
5 2 (3.70%) RHCE
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.56%) vSphere
5 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.70%) NFS
5 2 (3.70%) Squid
5 2 (3.70%) vCloud
6 1 (1.85%) Docker
6 1 (1.85%) Firmware
6 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.85%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Cisco
1 19 (35.19%) F5
2 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (31.48%) CheckPoint
3 17 (31.48%) VMware
4 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
5 13 (24.07%) Avaya
6 9 (16.67%) Oracle
7 6 (11.11%) IBM
7 6 (11.11%) Juniper
8 4 (7.41%) EMC
9 3 (5.56%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.56%) Dell
9 3 (5.56%) HP
9 3 (5.56%) Intel
9 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.70%) AppDynamics
10 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
10 2 (3.70%) NetApp
10 2 (3.70%) Palo Alto
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GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
South Glamorgan
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + Work From Home
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