Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 89 69
Rank change year-on-year +36 -20 +20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 86 56 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.50% 2.63% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.67% 16.47% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 57 50 62
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £34,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.09% +5.38% +3.17%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,375 £19,550
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
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 300 340 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.72% 15.96% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 246 298 408
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,477
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.80% -6.47%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,350
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £60,375
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 July 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 19 July 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 +19 52 £42,500 +34.92% 6
Mid Wales -11 16 - -
West Wales +20 13 £40,210 +0.52% 1
North Wales -6 2 £30,000 +9.09% 1
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 58 (67.44%) Windows
2 50 (58.14%) Microsoft
3 48 (55.81%) Active Directory
4 44 (51.16%) Windows Server
5 37 (43.02%) DHCP
6 32 (37.21%) LAN
7 30 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (34.88%) PowerShell
8 29 (33.72%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (32.56%) ITIL
10 27 (31.40%) VMware
11 26 (30.23%) Degree
12 25 (29.07%) Office 365
12 25 (29.07%) TCP/IP
12 25 (29.07%) WAN
13 24 (27.91%) HP
13 24 (27.91%) Linux
14 23 (26.74%) Hyper-V
14 23 (26.74%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
16 21 (24.42%) SQL
16 21 (24.42%) Python
16 21 (24.42%) Service Management
16 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
16 21 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (24.42%) Load Balancing
16 21 (24.42%) Problem Management
17 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
17 20 (23.26%) High Availability
17 20 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement

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 13 (15.12%) MS Exchange
1 13 (15.12%) WordPress
2 9 (10.47%) IIS
3 5 (5.81%) CMS
3 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) nginx
5 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.98%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.07%) Office 365
2 23 (26.74%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (15.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (5.81%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.16%) G Suite
7 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.16%) IaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Route 53
7 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (43.02%) DHCP
2 32 (37.21%) LAN
3 25 (29.07%) TCP/IP
3 25 (29.07%) WAN
4 16 (18.60%) Firewall
5 13 (15.12%) SAN
6 7 (8.14%) HTTP
7 6 (6.98%) ADSL
8 3 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.49%) Network Security
8 3 (3.49%) VPN
9 2 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.33%) Internet
9 2 (2.33%) IPsec
9 2 (2.33%) SSL
9 2 (2.33%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.16%) BGP
10 1 (1.16%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.16%) MPLS
10 1 (1.16%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.44%) MySQL
3 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.28%) Subversion
3 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.98%) Gatling
4 6 (6.98%) JIRA
4 6 (6.98%) JMeter
4 6 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (6.98%) Rational Quality Manager
4 6 (6.98%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 6 (6.98%) Automotive
2 5 (5.81%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Marketing
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (13.95%) Lead DevOps
3 11 (12.79%) Analyst
3 11 (12.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (8.14%) Team Leader
5 6 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
6 5 (5.81%) Backup Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Java Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) LAMP
2 7 (8.14%) Middleware
3 6 (6.98%) REST
4 4 (4.65%) XML
5 2 (2.33%) COM
6 1 (1.16%) .NET
6 1 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Management Information System
2 19 (22.09%) Clustering
3 16 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (18.60%) User Experience
4 8 (9.30%) PKI
5 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.81%) Replication
5 5 (5.81%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.65%) Fat Client
6 4 (4.65%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.16%) NHS
8 1 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (67.44%) Windows
2 44 (51.16%) Windows Server
3 24 (27.91%) Linux
4 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.81%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.65%) Android
9 3 (3.49%) CentOS
9 3 (3.49%) Unix
10 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.16%) CatOS
11 1 (1.16%) Fedora
11 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (32.56%) ITIL
3 21 (24.42%) Load Balancing
3 21 (24.42%) Problem Management
3 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
3 21 (24.42%) Service Management
4 20 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (23.26%) DevOps
4 20 (23.26%) High Availability
5 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (18.60%) Decision-Making
6 16 (18.60%) ITSM
6 16 (18.60%) Proactive Management
6 16 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
8 14 (16.28%) Mentoring
8 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
9 13 (15.12%) Content Management
10 11 (12.79%) Data Protection
10 11 (12.79%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) PowerShell
2 21 (24.42%) Python
2 21 (24.42%) SQL
3 20 (23.26%) Shell Script
4 15 (17.44%) Bash Shell
4 15 (17.44%) PHP
5 8 (9.30%) Java
6 6 (6.98%) C#
7 5 (5.81%) VB
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) C-shell
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (30.23%) Degree
3 16 (18.60%) MCITP
4 13 (15.12%) MCSA
5 11 (12.79%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (8.14%) CCNA
6 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.98%) CCNP
7 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.65%) MCSE
9 3 (3.49%) CCIE
9 3 (3.49%) MCSD
9 3 (3.49%) MOS
10 2 (2.33%) CISSP
10 2 (2.33%) GIAC
10 2 (2.33%) GISP
11 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
11 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 23 (26.74%) Hyper-V
3 21 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (15.12%) Varnish
5 5 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.65%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.49%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.16%) Docker
8 1 (1.16%) iptables
8 1 (1.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (16.28%) Puppet
1 14 (16.28%) SCOM
2 13 (15.12%) ZABBIX
3 11 (12.79%) NetBackup
4 10 (11.63%) SCCM
5 9 (10.47%) SCOrch
6 4 (4.65%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (4.65%) SCSM
7 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.33%) Ansible
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.16%) QRadar
9 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.16%) Terraform
9 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (31.40%) VMware
3 24 (27.91%) HP
4 19 (22.09%) Veeam
5 12 (13.95%) Oracle
6 11 (12.79%) 3PAR
6 11 (12.79%) Cisco
7 10 (11.63%) Veritas
8 8 (9.30%) Citrix
9 6 (6.98%) IBM
10 4 (4.65%) Apple
10 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.65%) McAfee
10 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
11 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.49%) Sophos
11 3 (3.49%) Symantec
12 2 (2.33%) F5
13 1 (1.16%) Sage
13 1 (1.16%) Splunk