Period
to 21 October 2018

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 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 76 62
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 69 57 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.45% 2.95% 3.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.56% 17.17% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 55 50 61
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £33,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.77% -11.33% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 320 332 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.01% 17.21% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 268 285 382
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,250 £54,800 £62,375
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
South Wales +9 51 £35,000 +8.82% 3
West Wales +10 11 £45,000 -2.70% 2
North Wales -4 4 £41,000 +49.09%
Mid Wales -6 3 - -
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 51 (73.91%) Windows
2 49 (71.01%) DHCP
3 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
4 38 (55.07%) Microsoft
5 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 33 (47.83%) VMware
7 29 (42.03%) Linux
8 24 (34.78%) LAN
8 24 (34.78%) Office 365
9 22 (31.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (26.09%) Firewall
13 17 (24.64%) MS Exchange
13 17 (24.64%) WAN
13 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
13 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (21.74%) Degree
15 15 (21.74%) SQL
15 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
15 15 (21.74%) ITIL
16 14 (20.29%) HTTP
16 14 (20.29%) SAN
16 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
17 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
17 13 (18.84%) HP
17 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
17 13 (18.84%) Shell Script
17 13 (18.84%) Problem-Solving

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 17 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.49%) IIS
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.25%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.25%) WordPress
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.90%) JBoss
7 1 (1.45%) Apache
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (34.78%) Office 365
2 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (13.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (7.25%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.90%) PaaS
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.45%) G Suite
7 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 49 (71.01%) DHCP
2 24 (34.78%) LAN
3 18 (26.09%) Firewall
4 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
4 17 (24.64%) WAN
5 14 (20.29%) HTTP
5 14 (20.29%) SAN
6 8 (11.59%) VPN
7 6 (8.70%) ADSL
7 6 (8.70%) VoIP
8 5 (7.25%) MPLS
8 5 (7.25%) Skype
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.80%) IPsec
9 4 (5.80%) SSL
9 4 (5.80%) Wireshark
10 3 (4.35%) NAS
10 3 (4.35%) Network Security
10 3 (4.35%) SNMP
10 3 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Subversion
3 5 (7.25%) Gatling
3 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.25%) JMeter
3 5 (7.25%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (7.25%) Rational Quality Manager
3 5 (7.25%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.35%) Automotive
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
1 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Advertising
2 2 (2.90%) Billing
2 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Systems Support
3 7 (10.14%) Systems Support Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) LAMP
1 5 (7.25%) Middleware
1 5 (7.25%) REST
2 3 (4.35%) COM
3 2 (2.90%) J2EE
4 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Clustering
2 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Replication
3 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.70%) User Experience
5 5 (7.25%) Fat Client
5 5 (7.25%) PKI
5 5 (7.25%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.45%) NHS
8 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (73.91%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
3 29 (42.03%) Linux
4 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.25%) CentOS
6 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.45%) CatOS
10 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (21.74%) ITIL
3 13 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (15.94%) Load Balancing
4 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
5 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 9 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (11.59%) Service Management
6 8 (11.59%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.14%) DevOps
7 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.70%) High Availability
8 6 (8.70%) Migration
9 5 (7.25%) Scrum
9 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
3 13 (18.84%) Shell Script
4 10 (14.49%) Python
5 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.70%) PHP
7 5 (7.25%) C#
7 5 (7.25%) Java
8 2 (2.90%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.14%) MCSA
4 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.80%) CCNA
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.35%) CCNP
6 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.35%) MCITP
7 1 (1.45%) CCDA
7 1 (1.45%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
3 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.14%) XenApp
5 5 (7.25%) Varnish
6 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.45%) iptables
9 1 (1.45%) Postfix
9 1 (1.45%) vSphere
9 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) SCCM
2 9 (13.04%) SCOM
3 7 (10.14%) SCOrch
4 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.25%) Puppet
4 5 (7.25%) ZABBIX
5 4 (5.80%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (5.80%) Nagios
5 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.80%) SCSM
6 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.90%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 38 (55.07%) Microsoft
2 33 (47.83%) VMware
3 13 (18.84%) HP
4 12 (17.39%) Citrix
5 10 (14.49%) Cisco
6 8 (11.59%) Veeam
7 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.25%) IBM
8 4 (5.80%) Actifio
8 4 (5.80%) Apple
8 4 (5.80%) Avaya
8 4 (5.80%) Dell
8 4 (5.80%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (5.80%) EqualLogic
8 4 (5.80%) Freshdesk
8 4 (5.80%) Nexenta
9 3 (4.35%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.35%) F5
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle
9 3 (4.35%) Veritas