The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 83 88
Rank change year-on-year -36 +5  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 123 179 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.33% 3.43% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 17.33% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 100 150 164
Median salary £36,500 £30,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.67% -10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,725 £20,725 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,875 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 787 1033 1240
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.90% 19.80% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1976 2823 2636
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £21,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the South West

DNS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in the South West.

Salary trend for DNS in the South West

DNS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in the South West

DNS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Gloucestershire -9 35 £43,000 +19.44% 3
Bristol -48 31 £40,000 +53.84% 4
Wiltshire +4 29 £40,000 +33.33%
Devon +13 10 £25,000 -27.53%
Somerset -16 7 £27,000 -1.81% 3
Dorset -6 4 £19,750 -45.89% 4
Cornwall -22 4 £21,000 -40.00%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for DNS.

1 166 (75.11%) DHCP
2 144 (65.16%) Windows
3 111 (50.23%) Microsoft
4 107 (48.42%) TCP/IP
5 88 (39.82%) Active Directory
6 76 (34.39%) HTTP
7 75 (33.94%) Firewall
8 71 (32.13%) Windows Server
9 63 (28.51%) Security Cleared
10 62 (28.05%) SMTP
11 59 (26.70%) FTP
12 56 (25.34%) Linux
13 55 (24.89%) VMware
13 55 (24.89%) SC Cleared
14 52 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
14 52 (23.53%) DV Cleared
15 50 (22.62%) CCNA
16 48 (21.72%) ITIL
17 47 (21.27%) SIEM
18 46 (20.81%) Cisco
19 44 (19.91%) Microsoft Certification
20 43 (19.46%) SSL
20 43 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
21 41 (18.55%) SQL
22 39 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
23 38 (17.19%) MS Exchange
24 37 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
25 36 (16.29%) Network Security
25 36 (16.29%) VPN
26 35 (15.84%) Cybersecurity

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 38 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.98%) IIS
4 10 (4.52%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.17%) Apache
6 6 (2.71%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.26%) Confluence
8 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.45%) Drupal
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (12.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.38%) Office 365
2 15 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.36%) IaaS
6 3 (1.36%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.36%) SaaS
7 2 (0.90%) PaaS
8 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 166 (75.11%) DHCP
2 107 (48.42%) TCP/IP
3 76 (34.39%) HTTP
4 75 (33.94%) Firewall
5 62 (28.05%) SMTP
6 59 (26.70%) FTP
7 43 (19.46%) SSL
8 36 (16.29%) Network Security
8 36 (16.29%) VPN
9 29 (13.12%) VLAN
10 28 (12.67%) LAN
10 28 (12.67%) WAN
11 25 (11.31%) X.400
12 24 (10.86%) Wireshark
13 23 (10.41%) tcpdump
13 23 (10.41%) Telnet
14 21 (9.50%) LDAP
15 15 (6.79%) Internet
15 15 (6.79%) SAN
16 14 (6.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.26%) MySQL
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (2.26%) JIRA
2 4 (1.81%) Bower
2 4 (1.81%) Grunt
2 4 (1.81%) gulp
2 4 (1.81%) Jasmine
2 4 (1.81%) JSHint
2 4 (1.81%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (1.81%) Maven
2 4 (1.81%) QUnit
2 4 (1.81%) webpack
3 3 (1.36%) MSI
4 2 (0.90%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.90%) NCover
4 2 (0.90%) NUnit
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.90%) Protractor
4 2 (0.90%) Selenium
4 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (4.98%) Aerospace
2 8 (3.62%) Advertising
2 8 (3.62%) Finance
2 8 (3.62%) Retail
3 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.26%) Games
5 4 (1.81%) Military
6 2 (0.90%) Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (24.43%) Analyst
2 38 (17.19%) Network Engineer
3 31 (14.03%) Support Engineer
4 22 (9.95%) Security Engineer
5 21 (9.50%) IT Support
6 20 (9.05%) SOC Analyst
7 19 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (6.33%) IT Engineer
10 13 (5.88%) Administrator
11 12 (5.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 12 (5.43%) Architect
11 12 (5.43%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (4.98%) Developer
12 11 (4.98%) Security Analyst
12 11 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.98%) .NET
2 10 (4.52%) CSS
2 10 (4.52%) HTML
3 9 (4.07%) CSS3
3 9 (4.07%) HTML5
4 8 (3.62%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.62%) JSON
5 6 (2.71%) Ajax
5 6 (2.71%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.71%) Backbone.js
5 6 (2.71%) DOM
5 6 (2.71%) Ember.js
5 6 (2.71%) React
5 6 (2.71%) REST
6 5 (2.26%) Sass
7 4 (1.81%) Compass CSS Framework
7 4 (1.81%) JSLint
7 4 (1.81%) LESS
7 4 (1.81%) XML
8 3 (1.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.31%) CESG
3 14 (6.33%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.07%) Clustering
4 9 (4.07%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (2.71%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.26%) iPad
7 4 (1.81%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.36%) Replication
8 3 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.90%) PKI
10 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.45%) Fintech
10 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 144 (65.16%) Windows
2 71 (32.13%) Windows Server
3 56 (25.34%) Linux
4 43 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (11.31%) Windows 7
7 24 (10.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (6.33%) Windows XP
9 11 (4.98%) Unix
10 8 (3.62%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.71%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.71%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.71%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.26%) Android
13 4 (1.81%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.36%) CentOS
14 3 (1.36%) Solaris
15 2 (0.90%) Debian
15 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.72%) ITIL
2 47 (21.27%) SIEM
3 35 (15.84%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (9.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 21 (9.50%) Threat Intelligence
5 19 (8.60%) Virtual Environments
6 18 (8.14%) Information Security
7 15 (6.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (6.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 13 (5.88%) Computer Forensics
9 13 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
10 12 (5.43%) Network Architecture
11 11 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (4.98%) MODAF
11 11 (4.98%) Security Monitoring
11 11 (4.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (4.98%) SysML
11 11 (4.98%) TOGAF
11 11 (4.98%) UML
11 11 (4.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 41 (18.55%) SQL
2 24 (10.86%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.33%) Python
4 11 (4.98%) C#
5 10 (4.52%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.52%) Perl
6 9 (4.07%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.26%) Java
8 4 (1.81%) PHP
9 3 (1.36%) AWK
9 3 (1.36%) sed
10 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.45%) Lisp
11 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (28.51%) Security Cleared
2 55 (24.89%) SC Cleared
3 52 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 50 (22.62%) CCNA
5 44 (19.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (11.76%) CISSP
6 26 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 23 (10.41%) MCSA
8 22 (9.95%) MCSE
9 14 (6.33%) MCITP
10 13 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (4.98%) CISMP
12 10 (4.52%) CCNP
13 9 (4.07%) Degree
13 9 (4.07%) MCP
13 9 (4.07%) MCTS
14 7 (3.17%) CNA
14 7 (3.17%) Novell Certification
14 7 (3.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.69%) SLA
2 14 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.90%) GPG13
4 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 88 (39.82%) Active Directory
2 30 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (12.22%) vSphere
4 26 (11.76%) Snort
5 19 (8.60%) Hyper-V
5 19 (8.60%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (4.07%) XenApp
7 4 (1.81%) NFS
8 3 (1.36%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.36%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.36%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.90%) Docker
10 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.45%) KVM
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.45%) RHEV
10 1 (0.45%) Samba
10 1 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (7.69%) SCCM
2 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (3.62%) SCOM
3 6 (2.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (2.26%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.26%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.81%) Nagios
5 4 (1.81%) Nessus
5 4 (1.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.36%) OpenView
6 3 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.36%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.36%) vMotion
6 3 (1.36%) WSUS
7 2 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.90%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.90%) Netcool
7 2 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 111 (50.23%) Microsoft
2 55 (24.89%) VMware
3 46 (20.81%) Cisco
4 22 (9.95%) Dell
5 21 (9.50%) HP
6 16 (7.24%) Citrix
7 13 (5.88%) ArcSight
8 11 (4.98%) CheckPoint
9 10 (4.52%) IBM
10 8 (3.62%) Oracle
10 8 (3.62%) SonicWALL
10 8 (3.62%) Symantec
11 7 (3.17%) Apple
11 7 (3.17%) Veeam
12 6 (2.71%) F5
12 6 (2.71%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.71%) Sourcefire
12 6 (2.71%) WatchGuard
13 5 (2.26%) Atlassian
13 5 (2.26%) EqualLogic
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + up to 37 days hol, 15% pension, Flex
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Free Food etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + Flexi-Time & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheddar
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
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