DNS Jobs in the South West

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South West

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 6 months to 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 83 123 150
Rank change year-on-year +40 +27 -50
Permanent jobs citing DNS 241 183 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.27% 2.45% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.83% 14.72% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 147 122 121
10th Percentile £26,700 £28,050 £24,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £33,250 £31,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £43,550 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.89% +8.88% -
75th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,575 £71,250
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,104 1,243 1,126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 14.96% 16.66% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 851 630 651
10th Percentile £27,335 £27,500 £26,500
25th Percentile £34,750 £33,813 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,088 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,100 £72,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in the South West.

Salary trend for DNS in the South West

DNS
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in the South West over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

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 6 months to 4 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Gloucestershire +41 125 £31,500 -33.68% 7
Bristol +25 42 £37,500 -27.36% 10
Somerset +29 23 £40,000 - 1
Devon -8 22 £31,000 -8.82% 2
Dorset +14 13 £46,500 +3.33%
Cornwall +3 8 £34,250 +14.17% 2
Wiltshire -18 7 £50,500 +26.25% 7
DNS
England

DNS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (15.77%) SharePoint
2 22 (9.13%) Microsoft Exchange
3 8 (3.32%) Confluence
4 7 (2.90%) IIS
5 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.83%) nginx
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.32%) Trello
2 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 135 (56.02%) Azure
2 98 (40.66%) AWS
3 87 (36.10%) Microsoft 365
4 54 (22.41%) Entra ID
5 47 (19.50%) OpenShift
6 45 (18.67%) SaaS
7 29 (12.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (12.03%) OneDrive
8 11 (4.56%) IaaS
8 11 (4.56%) PaaS
8 11 (4.56%) WhatsApp
9 10 (4.15%) GCP
9 10 (4.15%) Power Platform
10 8 (3.32%) Slack
11 3 (1.24%) Azure DevOps
11 3 (1.24%) GitHub
11 3 (1.24%) GitHub Actions
12 2 (0.83%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.41%) Google Kubernetes Engine
13 1 (0.41%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 193 (80.08%) DHCP
2 131 (54.36%) TCP/IP
3 80 (33.20%) HTTP
4 66 (27.39%) Firewall
4 66 (27.39%) VPN
5 55 (22.82%) WAN
6 52 (21.58%) LAN
7 45 (18.67%) VLAN
8 41 (17.01%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (10.79%) IPsec
10 24 (9.96%) Wireless
11 12 (4.98%) VSAN
12 11 (4.56%) NetScaler
13 10 (4.15%) BGP
13 10 (4.15%) SD-WAN
14 8 (3.32%) OSPF
14 8 (3.32%) VoIP
15 7 (2.90%) MPLS
15 7 (2.90%) SAN
16 5 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (1.66%) MySQL
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.83%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.83%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.98%) JIRA
2 5 (2.07%) Git
3 2 (0.83%) GitLab
3 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.41%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (29.05%) Social Skills
2 32 (13.28%) Finance
3 29 (12.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 9 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.32%) Legal
6 6 (2.49%) Law
7 5 (2.07%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (0.83%) Marketing
9 2 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (28.63%) Senior
2 62 (25.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (15.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (14.11%) IT Engineer
4 34 (14.11%) Support Engineer
5 25 (10.37%) Field Engineer
6 22 (9.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 21 (8.71%) IT Support
8 18 (7.47%) Administrator
8 18 (7.47%) Architect
9 17 (7.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (6.22%) Cloud Architect
11 14 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (5.39%) Field Service Engineer
13 12 (4.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 12 (4.98%) Analyst
13 12 (4.98%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (4.98%) Network Engineer
14 10 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.11%) HTML
2 29 (12.03%) OpenID
2 29 (12.03%) SAML
3 4 (1.66%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.66%) CSS
4 2 (0.83%) .NET
4 2 (0.83%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.83%) DOM
4 2 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.41%) HTML5
5 1 (0.41%) Ninject
5 1 (0.41%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.41%) React
5 1 (0.41%) REST
5 1 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.41%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (0.41%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.35%) Cloud Native
2 35 (14.52%) Driving Licence
3 29 (12.03%) Cyberattack
4 19 (7.88%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.32%) Replication
6 4 (1.66%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.66%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.66%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.83%) CMDB
7 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 173 (71.78%) Windows
2 94 (39.00%) Windows Server
3 71 (29.46%) Linux
4 47 (19.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (13.69%) Windows Server 2019
6 30 (12.45%) Windows Server 2016
7 21 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.15%) Windows 10
9 8 (3.32%) Android
9 8 (3.32%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.32%) Mac OS
10 5 (2.07%) Debian
10 5 (2.07%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.66%) CentOS
11 4 (1.66%) Fedora
11 4 (1.66%) openSUSE
11 4 (1.66%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 59 (24.48%) ITIL
3 51 (21.16%) DevOps
4 47 (19.50%) Actionable Insight
5 46 (19.09%) Agile
6 41 (17.01%) Customer Service
7 40 (16.60%) Software Architecture
8 35 (14.52%) Line Management
9 31 (12.86%) Identity Management
9 31 (12.86%) Infrastructure as Code
9 31 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (12.86%) SDLC
10 30 (12.45%) Cloud Security
11 29 (12.03%) DevSecOps
11 29 (12.03%) Roadmaps
11 29 (12.03%) Technical Leadership
11 29 (12.03%) Technology Roadmap
12 25 (10.37%) Service Management
13 16 (6.64%) Time Management
14 15 (6.22%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 81 (33.61%) PowerShell
2 54 (22.41%) Python
3 49 (20.33%) Java
4 48 (19.92%) Bash
5 10 (4.15%) SQL
6 4 (1.66%) C#
7 3 (1.24%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.83%) C++
8 2 (0.83%) PHP
8 2 (0.83%) Ruby
9 1 (0.41%) Perl
9 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 72 (29.88%) Security Cleared
2 68 (28.22%) DV Cleared
3 30 (12.45%) A+ Certification
4 29 (12.03%) AWS Certification
4 29 (12.03%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
5 20 (8.30%) Degree
6 14 (5.81%) DBS Check
7 13 (5.39%) Network+ Certification
7 13 (5.39%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.90%) CCNA
10 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.66%) MCSE
12 2 (0.83%) CCNP
12 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.83%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.41%) CCIE Data Center
13 1 (0.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.22%) SLA
2 10 (4.15%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 114 (47.30%) Active Directory
2 74 (30.71%) Hyper-V
3 73 (30.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (20.33%) Docker
5 11 (4.56%) vSphere
6 8 (3.32%) Firmware
7 6 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.07%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.66%) Samba
10 3 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.24%) XenApp
11 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.83%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 54 (22.41%) Kubernetes
2 48 (19.92%) Ansible
3 47 (19.50%) Puppet
4 38 (15.77%) Terraform
5 33 (13.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (3.73%) WSUS
7 8 (3.32%) Jamf Pro
7 8 (3.32%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (3.32%) SCVMM
8 7 (2.90%) SCCM
8 7 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.66%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.66%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.24%) EdgeSight
10 3 (1.24%) Istio
10 3 (1.24%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.24%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.41%) Nagios
12 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (36.10%) VMware
2 68 (28.22%) Microsoft
3 52 (21.58%) Red Hat
4 21 (8.71%) Cisco
4 21 (8.71%) Citrix
5 20 (8.30%) HP
6 14 (5.81%) Veeam
7 9 (3.73%) Apple
7 9 (3.73%) Fortinet
7 9 (3.73%) Google
7 9 (3.73%) Meraki
7 9 (3.73%) Sophos
8 8 (3.32%) McAfee
8 8 (3.32%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.49%) Aderant
9 6 (2.49%) iManage
9 6 (2.49%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.07%) Draytek
11 3 (1.24%) Ivanti
11 3 (1.24%) SonicWALL