Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 118 125
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 307 312 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.99% 2.87% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.90% 15.57% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 238 240 272
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £24,025
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1817 2004 2253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.69% 18.41% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1646 1975
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +2 116 £42,500 +18.27% 7
Gloucestershire +67 67 £42,500 +18.06%
Wiltshire -14 53 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Somerset +3 30 £25,500 -19.05% 2
Dorset -18 22 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Cornwall -28 8 £28,500 +3.64%
Devon +12 5 £35,000 +12.90% 2
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 223 (72.64%) DHCP
2 220 (71.66%) Windows
3 171 (55.70%) TCP/IP
4 157 (51.14%) Active Directory
5 149 (48.53%) Microsoft
6 140 (45.60%) Firewall
7 126 (41.04%) Windows Server
8 111 (36.16%) VMware
9 103 (33.55%) Linux
10 95 (30.94%) Security Cleared
11 84 (27.36%) ITIL
12 83 (27.04%) SC Cleared
13 80 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 73 (23.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 71 (23.13%) HTTP
16 68 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
17 66 (21.50%) VPN
18 62 (20.20%) DV Cleared
19 57 (18.57%) SMTP
20 55 (17.92%) PowerShell
21 54 (17.59%) FTP
21 54 (17.59%) CCNA
21 54 (17.59%) Cisco Certification
22 53 (17.26%) vSphere
22 53 (17.26%) SIEM
23 51 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
24 50 (16.29%) Office 365
25 48 (15.64%) Cisco
25 48 (15.64%) Hyper-V
26 47 (15.31%) 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 42 (13.68%) MS Exchange
2 28 (9.12%) Skype for Business
3 24 (7.82%) IIS
4 21 (6.84%) SharePoint
5 20 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (5.86%) Apache
7 11 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.63%) Confluence
9 3 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.33%) CMS
11 1 (0.33%) concrete5
11 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.33%) nginx
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.29%) Office 365
2 40 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.58%) SaaS
5 10 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (2.93%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.61%) IaaS
8 7 (2.28%) PaaS
9 6 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.98%) G Suite
12 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 223 (72.64%) DHCP
2 171 (55.70%) TCP/IP
3 140 (45.60%) Firewall
4 71 (23.13%) HTTP
5 66 (21.50%) VPN
6 57 (18.57%) SMTP
7 54 (17.59%) FTP
8 44 (14.33%) Network Security
9 41 (13.36%) LAN
10 40 (13.03%) WAN
11 39 (12.70%) SAN
12 37 (12.05%) VLAN
13 34 (11.07%) SSL
14 30 (9.77%) X.400
15 24 (7.82%) Internet
16 22 (7.17%) DMZ
17 20 (6.51%) NAS
18 19 (6.19%) Wi-Fi
19 18 (5.86%) IPsec
20 17 (5.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.51%) MySQL
3 8 (2.61%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.95%) Neo4j
5 5 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.65%) Redis
8 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.65%) Riak
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.95%) JIRA
2 6 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.30%) NCover
4 4 (1.30%) NUnit
4 4 (1.30%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.65%) Subversion
7 1 (0.33%) Grunt
7 1 (0.33%) gulp
7 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.33%) JSHint
7 1 (0.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.33%) Maven
7 1 (0.33%) Protractor
7 1 (0.33%) QUnit
7 1 (0.33%) webpack
General
1 17 (5.54%) Finance
2 12 (3.91%) Aerospace
3 10 (3.26%) Legal
4 7 (2.28%) Advertising
4 7 (2.28%) Marketing
5 5 (1.63%) Military
6 4 (1.30%) Law
6 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.98%) Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Local Government
8 2 (0.65%) Retail
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (21.50%) Analyst
2 49 (15.96%) Network Engineer
3 43 (14.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (13.36%) Security Engineer
5 29 (9.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 28 (9.12%) Support Engineer
7 26 (8.47%) Security Analyst
8 23 (7.49%) IT Support
8 23 (7.49%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (5.21%) Support Analyst
10 15 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (4.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (4.89%) Administrator
11 14 (4.56%) IT Analyst
11 14 (4.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (4.23%) IT Engineer
13 11 (3.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 11 (3.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.84%) .NET
2 20 (6.51%) Web Services
3 10 (3.26%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.61%) CSS
4 8 (2.61%) HTML
5 7 (2.28%) CSS3
5 7 (2.28%) HTML5
5 7 (2.28%) jQuery
6 6 (1.95%) LAMP
7 5 (1.63%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.63%) JSON
8 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (1.30%) XML
9 3 (0.98%) Ajax
9 3 (0.98%) React
9 3 (0.98%) REST
9 3 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.65%) RESTful
10 2 (0.65%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.75%) Data Centre
3 30 (9.77%) CESG
4 17 (5.54%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.54%) Replication
5 13 (4.23%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.93%) Clustering
7 9 (2.93%) Derivative
8 8 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.61%) User Experience
9 7 (2.28%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.63%) Life Science
10 5 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.30%) Fintech
11 4 (1.30%) PKI
12 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 220 (71.66%) Windows
2 126 (41.04%) Windows Server
3 103 (33.55%) Linux
4 73 (23.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (12.38%) Unix
7 28 (9.12%) Windows 7
8 16 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (4.23%) Apple iOS
10 12 (3.91%) CentOS
11 10 (3.26%) Android
11 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (2.93%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (2.61%) Windows 8
13 8 (2.61%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (2.28%) Debian
14 7 (2.28%) VMS
14 7 (2.28%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.63%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (27.36%) ITIL
2 53 (17.26%) SIEM
3 47 (15.31%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (12.70%) Information Security
5 31 (10.10%) Virtual Environments
6 24 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (7.82%) ITSM
7 23 (7.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 23 (7.49%) Threat Intelligence
8 22 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (7.17%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 22 (7.17%) Infrastructure Management
9 21 (6.84%) Service Management
10 20 (6.51%) Service Delivery
11 19 (6.19%) Change Management
12 18 (5.86%) Data Protection
12 18 (5.86%) High Availability
13 17 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (5.54%) Mentoring
14 16 (5.21%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 55 (17.92%) PowerShell
2 41 (13.36%) Python
3 35 (11.40%) Bash Shell
4 27 (8.79%) Perl
4 27 (8.79%) SQL
5 23 (7.49%) Shell Script
6 19 (6.19%) C#
7 11 (3.58%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.58%) PHP
8 9 (2.93%) Java
9 6 (1.95%) Ruby
10 3 (0.98%) AWK
10 3 (0.98%) sed
11 2 (0.65%) VB
11 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (30.94%) Security Cleared
2 83 (27.04%) SC Cleared
3 62 (20.20%) DV Cleared
4 54 (17.59%) CCNA
4 54 (17.59%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (14.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (12.70%) CISSP
7 31 (10.10%) Degree
8 30 (9.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 22 (7.17%) MCSE
10 18 (5.86%) MCSA
11 12 (3.91%) GIAC
11 12 (3.91%) MCITP
12 11 (3.58%) CCNP
12 11 (3.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (3.26%) SSCP
14 9 (2.93%) RHCE
14 9 (2.93%) RHCSA
15 8 (2.61%) CISMP
15 8 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.58%) SLA
2 10 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.28%) GPG13
3 7 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 157 (51.14%) Active Directory
2 80 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (17.26%) vSphere
4 48 (15.64%) Hyper-V
5 28 (9.12%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (6.84%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (6.51%) Snort
8 12 (3.91%) Docker
8 12 (3.91%) NFS
9 9 (2.93%) Firmware
9 9 (2.93%) Samba
10 5 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.63%) XenApp
11 3 (0.98%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (10.42%) Puppet
2 14 (4.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 12 (3.91%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.91%) SCCM
3 12 (3.91%) vCenter Server
4 11 (3.58%) Nessus
4 11 (3.58%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.93%) SCDPM
5 9 (2.93%) SCOM
6 7 (2.28%) ArcSight ESM
6 7 (2.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (2.28%) RSA Archer
6 7 (2.28%) RSA enVision
6 7 (2.28%) RSA Security Analytics
6 7 (2.28%) SCVMM
6 7 (2.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.63%) Ansible
7 5 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.63%) Terraform
8 4 (1.30%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 149 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 111 (36.16%) VMware
3 48 (15.64%) Cisco
4 33 (10.75%) Citrix
5 28 (9.12%) Dell
6 25 (8.14%) Veeam
7 21 (6.84%) HP
8 20 (6.51%) Red Hat
9 19 (6.19%) ArcSight
9 19 (6.19%) SolarWinds
10 17 (5.54%) Oracle
11 14 (4.56%) Sourcefire
12 12 (3.91%) CheckPoint
12 12 (3.91%) SonicWALL
12 12 (3.91%) Sophos
13 11 (3.58%) Symantec
14 10 (3.26%) Juniper
15 9 (2.93%) McAfee
15 9 (2.93%) Scality
16 8 (2.61%) Palo Alto