Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 73 89
Rank change year-on-year +13 +16 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 55 33 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.50% 2.45% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.91% 13.25% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 49 31 53
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £31,825 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.98% -15.13% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,000 £20,550
90th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £68,750
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.31% -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 263 249 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.73% 18.50% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 227 228 351
South Wales median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £63,750
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.30% +2.67% -2.60%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +5 45 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Newport +1 5 £40,000 +21.53%
Caerphilly +4 3 £25,000 -9.09%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £32,000 -
DNS
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 39 (70.91%) Windows
2 35 (63.64%) DHCP
3 30 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 27 (49.09%) Linux
4 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
5 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
6 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (38.18%) LAN
8 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (34.55%) VMware
10 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
11 17 (30.91%) Office 365
12 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (27.27%) SQL
13 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
13 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 14 (25.45%) HTTP
15 13 (23.64%) WAN
15 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
16 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (21.82%) Python
16 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
17 11 (20.00%) Degree
17 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
17 11 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 9 (16.36%) DevOps
18 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
18 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (16.36%) Bash Shell
18 9 (16.36%) Root Cause Analysis

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 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) WordPress
3 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.91%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Office 365
2 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.64%) PaaS
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.82%) G Suite
6 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (63.64%) DHCP
2 21 (38.18%) LAN
3 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
4 14 (25.45%) HTTP
5 13 (23.64%) WAN
6 9 (16.36%) Firewall
7 7 (12.73%) SAN
8 6 (10.91%) ADSL
9 5 (9.09%) Skype
9 5 (9.09%) VoIP
10 3 (5.45%) SSL
10 3 (5.45%) WLAN
11 2 (3.64%) VPN
12 1 (1.82%) DMZ
12 1 (1.82%) Internet
12 1 (1.82%) IPsec
12 1 (1.82%) MPLS
12 1 (1.82%) SNMP
12 1 (1.82%) VLAN
12 1 (1.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.55%) Subversion
3 5 (9.09%) Gatling
3 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.09%) JMeter
3 5 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (9.09%) Rational Quality Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Automotive
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Billing
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Systems Support
3 7 (12.73%) Systems Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.91%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
6 4 (7.27%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) LAMP
2 5 (9.09%) Middleware
2 5 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (3.64%) COM
3 2 (3.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (70.91%) Windows
2 30 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 27 (49.09%) Linux
4 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) CentOS
6 5 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.82%) Unix
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (16.36%) DevOps
2 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
2 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
2 9 (16.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.55%) High Availability
3 8 (14.55%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Content Management
4 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (9.09%) Scrum
5 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Application Packaging
6 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.27%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) Python
3 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (16.36%) Bash Shell
5 8 (14.55%) PHP
6 5 (9.09%) C#
6 5 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) Varnish
3 6 (10.91%) XenApp
4 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.82%) iptables
6 1 (1.82%) Postfix
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (12.73%) Puppet
1 7 (12.73%) ZABBIX
2 4 (7.27%) Nagios
2 4 (7.27%) SCCM
3 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.45%) SCOM
4 2 (3.64%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 19 (34.55%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) Citrix
3 6 (10.91%) HP
4 5 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (7.27%) Apple
5 4 (7.27%) Avaya
5 4 (7.27%) Dell
5 4 (7.27%) Dell Compellent
5 4 (7.27%) EqualLogic
5 4 (7.27%) Freshdesk
5 4 (7.27%) Nexenta
5 4 (7.27%) Veeam
6 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.45%) Sophos
6 3 (5.45%) Symantec
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
8 1 (1.82%) Aruba
8 1 (1.82%) Sage