Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 70 97
Rank change year-on-year +1 +27 -29
Permanent jobs citing DNS 51 67 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.89% 3.50% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.54% 24.01% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49 50 48
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £24,025 £28,750 £22,300
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 261 279 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.80% 14.59% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 210 222 285
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,975 £24,000 £22,350
90th Percentile £55,025 £53,750 £50,450
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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 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
South Wales -7 27 £40,000 -5.88%
West Wales +9 14 £40,750 +1.34%
North Wales +8 10 £21,750 -27.50%
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
3 29 (56.86%) Active Directory
3 29 (56.86%) DHCP
4 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
5 27 (52.94%) Linux
6 23 (45.10%) VMware
7 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 17 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (33.33%) ITIL
8 17 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 16 (31.37%) Red Hat
9 16 (31.37%) CentOS
10 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
11 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (25.49%) VPN
12 13 (25.49%) Firewall
13 12 (23.53%) Ruby
13 12 (23.53%) SAN
13 12 (23.53%) SQL
13 12 (23.53%) Python
13 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
13 12 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (23.53%) Storage Management
14 11 (21.57%) Ansible
14 11 (21.57%) DevOps
14 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
15 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.61%) OpenStack
2 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
3 9 (17.65%) nginx
4 7 (13.73%) Apache
5 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (7.84%) IIS
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 10 (19.61%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (19.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 10 (19.61%) IaaS
2 10 (19.61%) Serverless
3 9 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (15.69%) Office 365
5 7 (13.73%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) DHCP
2 13 (25.49%) Firewall
2 13 (25.49%) VPN
3 12 (23.53%) SAN
4 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
5 10 (19.61%) LAN
6 8 (15.69%) WAN
7 7 (13.73%) Internet
8 6 (11.76%) HTTP
8 6 (11.76%) SMTP
8 6 (11.76%) SNMP
8 6 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (9.80%) VLAN
10 4 (7.84%) Wireless
11 3 (5.88%) IP Telephony
11 3 (5.88%) MPLS
11 3 (5.88%) NAS
11 3 (5.88%) Skype
11 3 (5.88%) SSL
12 2 (3.92%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (15.69%) MySQL
4 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.88%) Redis
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Eclipse
1 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Advertising
3 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Junior
3 9 (17.65%) Applications Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Technical Support
5 7 (13.73%) IT Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) IT Support
6 6 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.80%) Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Linux Support
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) LAMP
2 6 (11.76%) .NET
3 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.80%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (5.88%) Middleware
4 3 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Clustering
3 5 (9.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (9.80%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
3 27 (52.94%) Linux
4 16 (31.37%) CentOS
5 12 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (19.61%) Fedora
6 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.88%) Unix
9 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.96%) Android
10 1 (1.96%) SUSE
10 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 17 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Storage Management
3 11 (21.57%) DevOps
4 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
4 10 (19.61%) Load Balancing
4 10 (19.61%) Migration
5 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.80%) Coaching
8 5 (9.80%) Data Privacy
8 5 (9.80%) Server Building
8 5 (9.80%) Server Management
9 4 (7.84%) OOP
9 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
10 3 (5.88%) Release Management
10 3 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
1 12 (23.53%) Python
1 12 (23.53%) Ruby
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (56.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
3 3 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (3.92%) Postfix
4 2 (3.92%) qmail
4 2 (3.92%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.96%) Docker
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) KVM
5 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Ansible
2 10 (19.61%) Kubernetes
2 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (19.61%) Puppet
2 10 (19.61%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (17.65%) SCCM
4 5 (9.80%) cPanel
4 5 (9.80%) Plesk
5 3 (5.88%) SCOM
6 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.96%) Nagios
6 1 (1.96%) Salt
6 1 (1.96%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
2 23 (45.10%) VMware
3 16 (31.37%) Red Hat
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco
5 4 (7.84%) NetApp
6 3 (5.88%) Avaya
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix
6 3 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) Veeam
7 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.92%) F5
7 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.96%) BT
8 1 (1.96%) Huawei
8 1 (1.96%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy
8 1 (1.96%) Sophos
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec
8 1 (1.96%) ZyXEL