Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 97 69
Rank change year-on-year +23 -28 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 69 52 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.58% 2.35% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.79% 14.99% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 51 49 76
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,450 £19,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% 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 290 347 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.04% 15.67% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 230 288 395
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,425 £21,350
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,900 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +10 39 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Mid Wales -10 15 - -
West Wales +14 7 £40,210 +0.52% 1
North Wales -1 4 £30,000 +3.45%
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 45 (65.22%) Windows
1 45 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
3 39 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 35 (50.72%) DHCP
5 32 (46.38%) VMware
6 25 (36.23%) DevOps
7 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (34.78%) Degree
7 24 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (34.78%) PowerShell
8 23 (33.33%) Linux
9 22 (31.88%) LAN
10 21 (30.43%) Python
10 21 (30.43%) ITIL
10 21 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (28.99%) WAN
11 20 (28.99%) TCP/IP
11 20 (28.99%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (27.54%) Bash Shell
12 19 (27.54%) Shell Script
12 19 (27.54%) Service Delivery
13 18 (26.09%) SLA
13 18 (26.09%) Veeam
14 17 (24.64%) MCITP
14 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
15 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
16 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (21.74%) ITSM

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 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.49%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.59%) WordPress
4 5 (7.25%) CMS
4 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.80%) IIS
6 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.45%) nginx
7 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.94%) Office 365
3 8 (11.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.45%) IaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.72%) DHCP
2 22 (31.88%) LAN
3 20 (28.99%) TCP/IP
3 20 (28.99%) WAN
4 12 (17.39%) HTTP
5 11 (15.94%) Firewall
6 5 (7.25%) SAN
7 4 (5.80%) VLAN
7 4 (5.80%) VPN
8 3 (4.35%) Skype
9 2 (2.90%) BGP
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.90%) DMZ
9 2 (2.90%) Network Security
9 2 (2.90%) OSPF
9 2 (2.90%) PBX
9 2 (2.90%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) Redis
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) Subversion
3 6 (8.70%) JIRA
4 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.45%) Gatling
5 1 (1.45%) JMeter
5 1 (1.45%) Maven
5 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.45%) Rational Quality Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 7 (10.14%) Advertising
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Automotive
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.14%) Analyst
2 7 (10.14%) Consultant
2 7 (10.14%) Lead DevOps
2 7 (10.14%) Team Leader
2 7 (10.14%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (10.14%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (8.70%) Backup Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Consultant
3 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (5.80%) ICT Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
4 4 (5.80%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) Middleware
1 10 (14.49%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (13.04%) LAMP
3 4 (5.80%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (21.74%) Management Information System
1 15 (21.74%) User Experience
2 10 (14.49%) iSeries
3 9 (13.04%) Clustering
4 5 (7.25%) PKI
4 5 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Handset
7 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (65.22%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
3 23 (33.33%) Linux
4 10 (14.49%) OS/400
4 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.80%) Android
7 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.35%) CentOS
9 2 (2.90%) Unix
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.45%) CatOS
10 1 (1.45%) Debian
10 1 (1.45%) Fedora
10 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) DevOps
2 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 21 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (28.99%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (27.54%) Service Delivery
5 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.74%) Decision-Making
5 15 (21.74%) ITSM
5 15 (21.74%) Proactive Management
5 15 (21.74%) Service Management
5 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (20.29%) High Availability
7 13 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
8 12 (17.39%) Problem Management
9 11 (15.94%) Data Protection
10 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
11 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 9 (13.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 21 (30.43%) Python
3 19 (27.54%) Bash Shell
3 19 (27.54%) Shell Script
4 12 (17.39%) SQL
5 9 (13.04%) PHP
6 6 (8.70%) VB
7 3 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (1.45%) AWK
8 1 (1.45%) C#
8 1 (1.45%) C-shell
8 1 (1.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Degree
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (24.64%) MCITP
3 10 (14.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (11.59%) VCP5
6 7 (10.14%) CCNA
6 7 (10.14%) CCNP
6 7 (10.14%) MCSA
7 6 (8.70%) MCSE
8 4 (5.80%) CCIE
8 4 (5.80%) MCSD
8 4 (5.80%) MOS
9 2 (2.90%) CISSP
9 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.90%) GIAC
9 2 (2.90%) GISP
10 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
10 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 24 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.59%) Varnish
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.80%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.80%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.90%) NFS
6 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.90%) vSphere
7 1 (1.45%) Docker
7 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (13.04%) Puppet
2 8 (11.59%) NetBackup
2 8 (11.59%) ZABBIX
3 7 (10.14%) SCOM
4 4 (5.80%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.80%) SCCM
5 3 (4.35%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.90%) Ansible
7 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.45%) Terraform
7 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) VMware
3 18 (26.09%) Veeam
4 13 (18.84%) HP
5 11 (15.94%) IBM
6 10 (14.49%) Oracle
6 10 (14.49%) Splunk
7 9 (13.04%) 3PAR
7 9 (13.04%) Cisco
8 8 (11.59%) Veritas
9 5 (7.25%) Citrix
10 4 (5.80%) Apple
10 4 (5.80%) McAfee
10 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow
11 3 (4.35%) Avaya
11 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.90%) BT
12 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.90%) F5
12 2 (2.90%) Sonus