Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 81 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 -21 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 51 63 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.55% 3.10% 3.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.64% 16.84% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 46 56 67
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% -0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £45,125 £50,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 326 374 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.28% 18.39% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 269 313 320
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,350 £65,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +8 39 £36,875 +7.66% 9
West Wales +7 9 £42,000 -16.00%
North Wales -1 3 £41,000 +49.09%
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 43 (84.31%) Windows
1 43 (84.31%) DHCP
2 37 (72.55%) Windows Server
3 32 (62.75%) VMware
4 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
5 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
6 24 (47.06%) Linux
7 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
8 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
10 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (27.45%) ITIL
11 13 (25.49%) Firewall
11 13 (25.49%) SCCM
11 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
12 12 (23.53%) Office 365
12 12 (23.53%) LAN
13 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
13 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
13 11 (21.57%) IIS
13 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (19.61%) SQL
14 10 (19.61%) HTTP
15 9 (17.65%) WAN
15 9 (17.65%) VPN
15 9 (17.65%) SLA
15 9 (17.65%) Citrix
15 9 (17.65%) 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 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.57%) IIS
2 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.84%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.88%) nginx
5 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Office 365
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.92%) IaaS
5 2 (3.92%) PaaS
5 2 (3.92%) Serverless
6 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (84.31%) DHCP
2 13 (25.49%) Firewall
3 12 (23.53%) LAN
4 10 (19.61%) HTTP
5 9 (17.65%) VPN
5 9 (17.65%) WAN
6 8 (15.69%) SAN
6 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
7 7 (13.73%) MPLS
8 6 (11.76%) VoIP
9 5 (9.80%) Skype
10 4 (7.84%) NAS
10 4 (7.84%) SNMP
11 3 (5.88%) SSL
11 3 (5.88%) Wireshark
11 3 (5.88%) WLAN
12 2 (3.92%) ADSL
12 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (3.92%) IPsec
12 2 (3.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.92%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.92%) Redis
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) Gatling
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) JMeter
3 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.96%) Rational Quality Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Advertising
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Systems Support
3 7 (13.73%) Systems Support Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (7.84%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) COM
2 2 (3.92%) J2EE
2 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Replication
3 4 (7.84%) Clustering
4 3 (5.88%) User Experience
5 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.96%) Fintech
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 37 (72.55%) Windows Server
3 24 (47.06%) Linux
4 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.76%) CentOS
6 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
8 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.92%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) ITIL
2 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.80%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) Application Packaging
6 4 (7.84%) Change Management
6 4 (7.84%) Coaching
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) Data Governance
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps
6 4 (7.84%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (7.84%) Workload Management
7 3 (5.88%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) C
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CCDA
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.69%) XenApp
4 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) Nagios
3 4 (7.84%) SCOM
4 2 (3.92%) Ansible
4 2 (3.92%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.92%) Puppet
4 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.92%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.96%) SCSM
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) VMware
2 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco
4 6 (11.76%) Veeam
5 5 (9.80%) NetApp
6 4 (7.84%) Apple
6 4 (7.84%) Avaya
6 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.84%) Dell
6 4 (7.84%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (7.84%) EqualLogic
6 4 (7.84%) Freshdesk
6 4 (7.84%) Nexenta
6 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) SAP
8 1 (1.96%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.96%) IBM
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy