Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South West
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 160 114
Rank change year-on-year +53 -46 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 282 193 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.86% 1.90% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.30% 12.24% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 241 142 245
South West median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +3.66%

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.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,730 1,577 1,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.57% 15.49% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,381 1,246 1,482
South West median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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
Bristol +13 71 £36,250 +8.21% 17
Gloucestershire +21 66 £44,750 +2.29% 14
Wiltshire +18 56 £33,000 +7.32% 15
Dorset +6 46 £27,500 -8.33% 13
Somerset +19 28 £46,500 +69.09% 7
Devon -2 9 £33,750 -3.57% 7
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for DNS.

1 197 (69.86%) Active Directory
2 174 (61.70%) DHCP
3 167 (59.22%) Windows
4 129 (45.74%) Microsoft
5 128 (45.39%) Office 365
6 116 (41.13%) TCP/IP
7 95 (33.69%) Azure
8 88 (31.21%) Firewall
9 86 (30.50%) VMware
10 82 (29.08%) Windows Server
11 72 (25.53%) Finance
12 71 (25.18%) Cisco
13 70 (24.82%) Linux
14 62 (21.99%) Hyper-V
15 59 (20.92%) PowerShell
15 59 (20.92%) MS Exchange
15 59 (20.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 58 (20.57%) ITIL
17 55 (19.50%) VPN
18 54 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 53 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
19 53 (18.79%) Windows 10
19 53 (18.79%) SQL
20 52 (18.44%) Citrix
20 52 (18.44%) Problem-Solving
21 49 (17.38%) Security Cleared
22 48 (17.02%) Python
22 48 (17.02%) Wireless
23 44 (15.60%) Splunk
24 42 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008

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 59 (20.92%) MS Exchange
2 41 (14.54%) SharePoint
3 23 (8.16%) Confluence
4 10 (3.55%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.19%) SAS
6 8 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.48%) Apache
7 7 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.48%) nginx
8 5 (1.77%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.77%) CMS
8 5 (1.77%) Drupal
9 4 (1.42%) IIS
10 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.42%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 9 (3.19%) Exchequer
2 5 (1.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 128 (45.39%) Office 365
2 95 (33.69%) Azure
3 22 (7.80%) AWS
4 20 (7.09%) OneDrive
5 19 (6.74%) Azure Stack
6 6 (2.13%) IaaS
7 5 (1.77%) GCP
7 5 (1.77%) SaaS
8 4 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.71%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.71%) PaaS
11 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.35%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.35%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.35%) G Suite
11 1 (0.35%) NuGet
11 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 174 (61.70%) DHCP
2 116 (41.13%) TCP/IP
3 88 (31.21%) Firewall
4 55 (19.50%) VPN
5 48 (17.02%) Wireless
6 39 (13.83%) VLAN
7 33 (11.70%) SAN
7 33 (11.70%) Skype
8 30 (10.64%) Remote Desktop
9 25 (8.87%) Internet
10 21 (7.45%) WAN
11 20 (7.09%) IPv4
11 20 (7.09%) LAN
12 19 (6.74%) HTTP
12 19 (6.74%) NetScaler
13 17 (6.03%) IPsec
14 16 (5.67%) Network Security
15 12 (4.26%) SSL
15 12 (4.26%) Wireshark
16 10 (3.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.32%) MySQL
3 8 (2.84%) Big Data
4 5 (1.77%) Apache Hive
4 5 (1.77%) Impala
4 5 (1.77%) Redis
5 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.06%) CouchDB
6 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.06%) Riak
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Ignite
7 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (11.70%) JIRA
2 22 (7.80%) TestRail
3 19 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 19 (6.74%) Zephyr
4 11 (3.90%) Bitbucket
5 9 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.48%) GitLab
7 4 (1.42%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.06%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.35%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (0.35%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.35%) git-flow
10 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.35%) MSI
10 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 72 (25.53%) Finance
2 30 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 28 (9.93%) Public Sector
4 22 (7.80%) Electronics
4 22 (7.80%) Manufacturing
4 22 (7.80%) Marketing
5 11 (3.90%) Military
6 10 (3.55%) Retail
7 9 (3.19%) Law
8 8 (2.84%) Legal
9 7 (2.48%) Publishing
10 4 (1.42%) Back Office
11 2 (0.71%) Advertising
12 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (19.15%) Support Engineer
2 53 (18.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 36 (12.77%) IT Support
5 32 (11.35%) Analyst
6 31 (10.99%) IT Support Engineer
7 30 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support
8 28 (9.93%) Support Technician
9 26 (9.22%) Infrastructure Support Technician
9 26 (9.22%) Infrastructure Technician
10 21 (7.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (7.09%) Network Engineer
12 18 (6.38%) Technical Support
13 17 (6.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 16 (5.67%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (4.96%) Senior IT Engineer
16 13 (4.61%) Architect
16 13 (4.61%) IT Analyst
17 12 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
17 12 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.61%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (1.77%) .NET
2 5 (1.77%) Kafka
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.35%) Node.js
3 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.45%) Driving Licence
2 20 (7.09%) PKI
3 17 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.96%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.90%) Cybercrime
7 10 (3.55%) Clustering
8 7 (2.48%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.42%) Blog
9 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.42%) Replication
9 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.06%) ASIC
10 3 (1.06%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.71%) CCTV
12 1 (0.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 167 (59.22%) Windows
2 82 (29.08%) Windows Server
3 70 (24.82%) Linux
4 53 (18.79%) Windows 10
4 53 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (10.28%) Unix
7 28 (9.93%) Mac OS
8 27 (9.57%) Windows 7
9 15 (5.32%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.55%) CentOS
11 7 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.48%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.42%) Debian
13 2 (0.71%) Android
13 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 58 (20.57%) ITIL
3 52 (18.44%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (10.64%) CRM
5 27 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (9.57%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (8.16%) DevOps
7 22 (7.80%) Change Management
8 21 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (7.45%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (7.45%) Programme Management
9 20 (7.09%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (6.38%) Configuration Management
10 18 (6.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 15 (5.32%) SIEM
12 14 (4.96%) Migration
12 14 (4.96%) Project Delivery
13 12 (4.26%) Load Balancing
13 12 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (20.92%) PowerShell
2 53 (18.79%) SQL
3 48 (17.02%) Python
4 28 (9.93%) PHP
5 22 (7.80%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.67%) C
7 15 (5.32%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.26%) Ruby
9 7 (2.48%) C++
9 7 (2.48%) Go
10 5 (1.77%) R
11 4 (1.42%) Java
11 4 (1.42%) VBScript
12 3 (1.06%) Perl
13 1 (0.35%) C#
13 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (17.38%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.48%) DV Cleared
3 29 (10.28%) Degree
4 28 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (8.16%) SC Cleared
6 22 (7.80%) CCNA
7 19 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (4.96%) MCSE
9 13 (4.61%) RHCE
10 12 (4.26%) MCP
11 11 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (3.90%) DBS Check
12 10 (3.55%) CCA
12 10 (3.55%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (3.19%) MCSA
14 8 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (2.13%) CCNP
16 3 (1.06%) ISTQB
16 3 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
16 3 (1.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.41%) SLA
2 20 (7.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 197 (69.86%) Active Directory
2 62 (21.99%) Hyper-V
3 54 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (12.06%) XenApp
5 25 (8.87%) XenDesktop
6 19 (6.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (5.67%) vSphere
8 11 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (3.19%) DFS Replication
10 8 (2.84%) Docker
11 5 (1.77%) Apache Flume
12 4 (1.42%) Corosync
12 4 (1.42%) DRBD
12 4 (1.42%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (1.42%) Postfix
13 2 (0.71%) Samba
13 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (9.57%) SCCM
2 25 (8.87%) WSUS
3 24 (8.51%) SCOM
4 19 (6.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 19 (6.74%) SCOrch
5 14 (4.96%) Ansible
6 10 (3.55%) Puppet
7 9 (3.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (2.13%) Kubernetes
9 6 (2.13%) Stealthwatch
10 5 (1.77%) Oozie
11 4 (1.42%) EnCase
11 4 (1.42%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.42%) Kibana
11 4 (1.42%) Pacemaker
11 4 (1.42%) Suricata
11 4 (1.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 129 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 86 (30.50%) VMware
3 71 (25.18%) Cisco
4 52 (18.44%) Citrix
5 44 (15.60%) Splunk
6 35 (12.41%) HP
7 30 (10.64%) Apple
8 26 (9.22%) Juniper
9 23 (8.16%) Atlassian
10 22 (7.80%) Google
10 22 (7.80%) Palo Alto
11 21 (7.45%) SAP
12 17 (6.03%) McAfee
13 15 (5.32%) Dell
14 14 (4.96%) Sage
15 13 (4.61%) EMC
15 13 (4.61%) F5
16 11 (3.90%) IronPort
17 8 (2.84%) Veeam
18 7 (2.48%) SolarWinds