Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 68 70
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +24
Permanent jobs citing DNS 69 96 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.41% 3.68% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.16% 21.38% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 61 60 92
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,775 £19,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £68,750 £48,750
UK median annual salary £41,628 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.07% - +2.56%

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 380 449 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.77% 17.20% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 325 340 413
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £21,400
90th Percentile £53,750 £64,000 £56,050
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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
South Wales +19 41 £34,250 -8.67%
West Wales 0 16 £45,000 -2.70%
North Wales - 8 £27,500 - 1
Mid Wales -20 4 - -
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wales region with a requirement for DNS.

1 56 (81.16%) DHCP
2 52 (75.36%) VMware
3 45 (65.22%) Windows
4 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
5 43 (62.32%) Active Directory
6 36 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
8 31 (44.93%) Linux
9 25 (36.23%) Hyper-V
10 21 (30.43%) ITIL
10 21 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (30.43%) Firewall
11 18 (26.09%) Cisco
12 17 (24.64%) DevOps
13 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (23.19%) Problem Management
14 15 (21.74%) Office 365
14 15 (21.74%) Red Hat
14 15 (21.74%) LAN
14 15 (21.74%) Project Management
14 15 (21.74%) Migration
15 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
15 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (17.39%) CCNP
16 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
16 12 (17.39%) WAN
16 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
16 12 (17.39%) Capacity Management
16 12 (17.39%) Splunk
16 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012

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 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.49%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (14.49%) IIS
2 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.59%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.25%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.35%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.45%) Apache
8 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (21.74%) Office 365
3 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (13.04%) G Suite
5 8 (11.59%) IaaS
6 7 (10.14%) Mimecast
7 5 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (7.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (7.25%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (7.25%) Amazon S3
7 5 (7.25%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (7.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (7.25%) AWS OpsWorks
7 5 (7.25%) Route 53
7 5 (7.25%) Serverless
8 3 (4.35%) PaaS
9 2 (2.90%) SaaS
10 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (81.16%) DHCP
2 21 (30.43%) Firewall
3 15 (21.74%) LAN
4 12 (17.39%) WAN
5 11 (15.94%) VPN
6 10 (14.49%) HTTP
7 8 (11.59%) SAN
7 8 (11.59%) Skype
7 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (10.14%) PBX
9 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (8.70%) WLAN
10 5 (7.25%) BGP
10 5 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.25%) OSPF
11 4 (5.80%) DMZ
11 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
12 3 (4.35%) NAS
12 3 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (7.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.90%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.90%) Ingres
3 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Ant
1 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.25%) Maven
2 1 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (10.14%) Advertising
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) IT Technician
4 7 (10.14%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Project Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (11.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.49%) iSeries
3 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
4 7 (10.14%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (8.70%) Driving Licence
5 6 (8.70%) Public Cloud
6 5 (7.25%) Fat Client
6 5 (7.25%) PKI
6 5 (7.25%) Private Cloud
6 5 (7.25%) Thin Client
7 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (5.80%) User Experience
8 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (4.35%) Handset
8 3 (4.35%) Xbox
9 2 (2.90%) AS400
9 2 (2.90%) Clustering
9 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (65.22%) Windows
2 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
3 31 (44.93%) Linux
4 12 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (15.94%) Windows 8
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (14.49%) OS/400
6 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
8 7 (10.14%) Windows 10
9 6 (8.70%) CentOS
9 6 (8.70%) Unix
10 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
11 3 (4.35%) AIX
12 1 (1.45%) CatOS
12 1 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 17 (24.64%) DevOps
3 16 (23.19%) Problem Management
4 15 (21.74%) Migration
4 15 (21.74%) Project Management
5 12 (17.39%) Capacity Management
5 12 (17.39%) Incident Management
6 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (14.49%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
8 9 (13.04%) Service Management
9 8 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (11.59%) Network Virtualisation
10 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.14%) Business Continuity
10 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 6 (8.70%) ITIL V2
11 6 (8.70%) Time Management
12 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
12 5 (7.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
2 10 (14.49%) Python
2 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.25%) SQL
4 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (17.39%) CCNP
4 11 (15.94%) CCNA
5 10 (14.49%) MCSE
5 10 (14.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (13.04%) MCSA
7 8 (11.59%) Degree
7 8 (11.59%) VCP5
8 6 (8.70%) A+ Certification
8 6 (8.70%) DBS Check
8 6 (8.70%) MCITP
8 6 (8.70%) MCP
9 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (62.32%) Active Directory
2 36 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (36.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.25%) XenApp
5 5 (7.25%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.80%) vSphere
7 2 (2.90%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.25%) Puppet
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
1 5 (7.25%) SCOM
1 5 (7.25%) SCOrch
1 5 (7.25%) SCSM
2 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.80%) WSUS
3 2 (2.90%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.45%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 52 (75.36%) VMware
2 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.09%) Cisco
4 15 (21.74%) Red Hat
5 12 (17.39%) Splunk
6 10 (14.49%) IBM
7 9 (13.04%) Google
8 8 (11.59%) Citrix
9 7 (10.14%) Avaya
9 7 (10.14%) CheckPoint
9 7 (10.14%) HP
10 6 (8.70%) F5
10 6 (8.70%) Oracle
11 5 (7.25%) AppDynamics
11 5 (7.25%) McAfee
12 4 (5.80%) 3PAR
12 4 (5.80%) Veeam
12 4 (5.80%) Veritas
13 3 (4.35%) Panasonic
13 3 (4.35%) Polycom