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

Domain Name System (DNS)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 114 111
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 97 160 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.91% 2.72% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.31% 13.55% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 74 150 131
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +16.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,290 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% +2.73%  

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 788 1181 998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.50% 20.06% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 593 992 856
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 30 March 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 30 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
Wiltshire +16 32 £35,000 -14.63%
Bristol -36 31 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Gloucestershire -13 9 £50,000 +2.56%
Devon -2 7 £30,000 -10.44% 1
Dorset +29 6 £30,000 -17.24%
Somerset -17 6 £31,250 -21.87% 2
Cornwall - 4 £25,000 - 2
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for DNS.

1 142 (72.82%) DHCP
2 122 (62.56%) Windows
3 100 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 95 (48.72%) Active Directory
5 87 (44.62%) TCP/IP
6 68 (34.87%) Firewall
7 64 (32.82%) Windows Server
8 59 (30.26%) Linux
9 57 (29.23%) VMware
10 53 (27.18%) MS Exchange
11 51 (26.15%) ITIL
12 47 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (23.08%) MS Excel
14 44 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
15 42 (21.54%) CCNA
16 41 (21.03%) HTTP
17 40 (20.51%) Cisco
18 39 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (19.49%) Microsoft Certification
20 37 (18.97%) VPN
21 36 (18.46%) FTP
21 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
22 35 (17.95%) Network Security
22 35 (17.95%) Security Cleared
23 34 (17.44%) WAN
24 33 (16.92%) SMTP
24 33 (16.92%) SQL
24 33 (16.92%) SIEM
25 32 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
25 32 (16.41%) LAN

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 53 (27.18%) MS Exchange
2 26 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (8.21%) IIS
4 12 (6.15%) Apache
5 8 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.08%) JBoss
6 6 (3.08%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.05%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.51%) CMS
10 1 (0.51%) Drupal
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.51%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.74%) MS Office
3 7 (3.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.33%) Office 365
2 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.62%) IaaS
5 7 (3.59%) SaaS
6 6 (3.08%) PaaS
7 3 (1.54%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 142 (72.82%) DHCP
2 87 (44.62%) TCP/IP
3 68 (34.87%) Firewall
4 41 (21.03%) HTTP
5 37 (18.97%) VPN
6 36 (18.46%) FTP
7 35 (17.95%) Network Security
8 34 (17.44%) WAN
9 33 (16.92%) SMTP
10 32 (16.41%) LAN
11 28 (14.36%) SSL
12 26 (13.33%) SAN
13 24 (12.31%) VLAN
14 14 (7.18%) DMZ
14 14 (7.18%) Internet
14 14 (7.18%) X.400
15 13 (6.67%) Wireless
16 11 (5.64%) LDAP
16 11 (5.64%) Wireshark
17 10 (5.13%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.62%) MySQL
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Bower
1 2 (1.03%) Grunt
1 2 (1.03%) gulp
1 2 (1.03%) Jasmine
1 2 (1.03%) JSHint
1 2 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (1.03%) Maven
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.03%) QUnit
1 2 (1.03%) webpack
2 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.51%) MSI
2 1 (0.51%) NCover
2 1 (0.51%) NUnit
2 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (8.21%) Finance
2 10 (5.13%) Aerospace
3 7 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.08%) Advertising
4 6 (3.08%) Banking
5 5 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Back Office
6 2 (1.03%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (15.38%) Analyst
2 27 (13.85%) IT Support
3 23 (11.79%) Network Engineer
3 23 (11.79%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.77%) Administrator
5 20 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (9.74%) IT Engineer
7 17 (8.72%) Security Engineer
7 17 (8.72%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (8.21%) Architect
9 15 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
10 14 (7.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 12 (6.15%) Desktop Support
11 12 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
12 11 (5.64%) Support Analyst
13 10 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (4.62%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
14 9 (4.62%) Developer
14 9 (4.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.10%) HTML
2 7 (3.59%) CSS
3 6 (3.08%) CSS3
3 6 (3.08%) HTML5
3 6 (3.08%) Middleware
4 5 (2.56%) JSON
5 4 (2.05%) Ajax
5 4 (2.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.05%) Backbone.js
5 4 (2.05%) DOM
5 4 (2.05%) Ember.js
5 4 (2.05%) React
5 4 (2.05%) REST
6 3 (1.54%) CAdES
6 3 (1.54%) PAdES
6 3 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.54%) Sass
6 3 (1.54%) XAdES
6 3 (1.54%) XML
7 2 (1.03%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.69%) Clustering
3 14 (7.18%) CESG
3 14 (7.18%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (4.62%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.59%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (3.59%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.05%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.05%) NHS
9 4 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.54%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.54%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.03%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.03%) iPhone
11 2 (1.03%) Replication
11 2 (1.03%) User Experience
12 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 122 (62.56%) Windows
2 64 (32.82%) Windows Server
3 59 (30.26%) Linux
4 47 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (12.82%) Windows 7
8 15 (7.69%) Unix
9 12 (6.15%) Windows XP
10 11 (5.64%) Ubuntu
11 9 (4.62%) Mac OS X
12 8 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (3.59%) CentOS
13 7 (3.59%) Windows 10
14 6 (3.08%) Debian
14 6 (3.08%) Solaris
15 4 (2.05%) Windows 8
16 3 (1.54%) Mac OS
17 2 (1.03%) Android
17 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.15%) ITIL
2 33 (16.92%) SIEM
3 24 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (9.74%) Virtual Environments
5 16 (8.21%) High Availability
5 16 (8.21%) Load Balancing
5 16 (8.21%) TOGAF
6 15 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 14 (7.18%) DevOps
7 14 (7.18%) Service Delivery
8 13 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (6.67%) Service Management
9 12 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (6.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 11 (5.64%) Computer Forensics
10 11 (5.64%) PRINCE2
11 10 (5.13%) MODAF
11 10 (5.13%) SysML
11 10 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.92%) SQL
2 15 (7.69%) Python
3 11 (5.64%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.62%) Perl
5 7 (3.59%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.08%) PHP
7 4 (2.05%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.05%) Java
7 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.54%) C#
9 2 (1.03%) Lua
9 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.51%) C++
10 1 (0.51%) Lisp
10 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (21.54%) CCNA
3 38 (19.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (17.95%) Security Cleared
5 29 (14.87%) DV Cleared
6 28 (14.36%) SC Cleared
7 23 (11.79%) MCSE
8 21 (10.77%) Degree
9 15 (7.69%) CISSP
10 14 (7.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (5.13%) MCSA
11 10 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (4.10%) MCP
13 6 (3.08%) EMC Certification
14 5 (2.56%) CCNP
15 4 (2.05%) CEH
15 4 (2.05%) GIAC
16 3 (1.54%) LPIC
16 3 (1.54%) Security+ Certification
16 3 (1.54%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.69%) SLA
2 9 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.54%) GPG13
5 2 (1.03%) QA
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 95 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 39 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.72%) Snort
4 16 (8.21%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.21%) vSphere
5 11 (5.64%) XenApp
6 10 (5.13%) Samba
7 7 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.05%) Firmware
8 4 (2.05%) KVM
8 4 (2.05%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.54%) NFS
9 3 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.54%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.03%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.03%) UAG
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.51%) Squid
11 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (7.69%) SCCM
2 11 (5.64%) NetBackup
2 11 (5.64%) SCOM
3 9 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (4.10%) AirWatch
4 8 (4.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (3.59%) Nagios
6 6 (3.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (3.08%) WSUS
7 5 (2.56%) OpenView
8 4 (2.05%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.54%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.54%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 3 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.54%) Puppet
9 3 (1.54%) RSA Archer
9 3 (1.54%) Rundeck
9 3 (1.54%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.03%) QRadar
10 2 (1.03%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 100 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 57 (29.23%) VMware
3 40 (20.51%) Cisco
4 21 (10.77%) Citrix
5 19 (9.74%) HP
6 14 (7.18%) Oracle
7 9 (4.62%) Veeam
7 9 (4.62%) Veritas
8 7 (3.59%) Dell
8 7 (3.59%) IBM
8 7 (3.59%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.08%) 3PAR
9 6 (3.08%) EMC
9 6 (3.08%) F5
9 6 (3.08%) Software AG
10 5 (2.56%) Apple
10 5 (2.56%) Sophos
11 4 (2.05%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.54%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.54%) Juniper
Truro
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus ect
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
itecopeople
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Sal neg on experience and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
intY
Salary: £17,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 22 days ago