The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 70 74
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.15% 2.33% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.11% 11.76% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 31
Median salary £31,825 £26,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.09% -15.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £20,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +2.05% -  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 139 255 310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.26% 19.81% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 128 211 274
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

DNS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for DNS in Wales

DNS
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Wales

DNS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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
South Wales +19 14 £31,500 +18.86% 2
West Wales - 6 £40,000 - 1
Mid Wales -7 1 - -
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 24 (50.00%) Firewall
3 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 22 (45.83%) VMware
4 22 (45.83%) DHCP
4 22 (45.83%) Linux
5 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 18 (37.50%) Cisco
6 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (29.17%) VPN
8 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
9 13 (27.08%) LAN
9 13 (27.08%) WAN
9 13 (27.08%) ITIL
9 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
9 13 (27.08%) BGP
9 13 (27.08%) Office 365
10 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 12 (25.00%) IIS
10 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
11 11 (22.92%) OSPF
11 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (20.83%) F5
12 10 (20.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.00%) IIS
3 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.33%) Apache
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.25%) JBoss
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.08%) Confluence
7 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Office 365
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.25%) IaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Mimecast
4 3 (6.25%) PaaS
4 3 (6.25%) SaaS
5 2 (4.17%) G Suite
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) Firewall
2 22 (45.83%) DHCP
3 14 (29.17%) VPN
4 13 (27.08%) BGP
4 13 (27.08%) LAN
4 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
4 13 (27.08%) WAN
5 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (22.92%) OSPF
6 8 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (16.67%) IPsec
6 8 (16.67%) MPLS
7 6 (12.50%) FTP
7 6 (12.50%) Internet
7 6 (12.50%) IPv4
7 6 (12.50%) IPv6
8 5 (10.42%) HSRP
9 4 (8.33%) iSCSI
9 4 (8.33%) SNMP
9 4 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.17%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) Ingres
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) Maven
2 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.17%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support
8 2 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) J2EE
1 3 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) ADSI
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) Clustering
4 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.17%) Xbox
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) CMDB
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.08%) PKI
6 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (45.83%) Linux
4 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.83%) Unix
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.33%) CentOS
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.08%) AIX
10 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
3 9 (18.75%) Project Management
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) Capacity Management
4 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
4 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
5 6 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.33%) Service Management
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.25%) Identity Management
8 3 (6.25%) IT Strategy
8 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C
3 2 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) CCNP
1 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (16.67%) MCSA
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) CCDP
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.33%) vSphere
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.17%) vCloud
6 2 (4.17%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.17%) XenApp
6 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.08%) Docker
7 1 (2.08%) Firmware
7 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) NetBackup
1 5 (10.42%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (6.25%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 3 (6.25%) SCSM
4 2 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.17%) WSUS
5 1 (2.08%) Ansible
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.08%) Nagios
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) VMware
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) Cisco
4 12 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (20.83%) F5
6 8 (16.67%) Oracle
6 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 6 (12.50%) HP
7 6 (12.50%) Juniper
8 5 (10.42%) Veritas
9 4 (8.33%) Citrix
9 4 (8.33%) Dell
9 4 (8.33%) EMC
9 4 (8.33%) McAfee
10 3 (6.25%) NetApp
10 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.25%) Splunk
11 2 (4.17%) Apple
11 2 (4.17%) Lotus
11 2 (4.17%) Symantec
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Networkers
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago