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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
UK / Wales
Rank 68 54 75
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 27 54 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.50% 3.85% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.34% 21.09% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 26 48 27
Median salary £40,000 £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.51% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +4.66% +1.35%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 176 256 314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.30% 18.25% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 146 223 242
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,550 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,400 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -14 22 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Wales - 4 £40,000 - 1
Mid Wales - 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 29 (44.62%) Windows
1 29 (44.62%) LAN
1 29 (44.62%) Firewall
2 28 (43.08%) Active Directory
3 27 (41.54%) DHCP
4 25 (38.46%) Linux
4 25 (38.46%) Cisco
5 24 (36.92%) WAN
5 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
5 24 (36.92%) MPLS
5 24 (36.92%) VMware
6 18 (27.69%) Internet
6 18 (27.69%) F5
7 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (26.15%) OSPF
7 17 (26.15%) BGP
7 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
8 16 (24.62%) CheckPoint
8 16 (24.62%) Finance
8 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (24.62%) Windows Server
9 15 (23.08%) Apache
9 15 (23.08%) CCNP
9 15 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
11 13 (20.00%) Avaya
11 13 (20.00%) VPN
11 13 (20.00%) Oracle
11 13 (20.00%) JBoss

DNS
Top Related 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 15 (23.08%) Apache
2 13 (20.00%) JBoss
3 10 (15.38%) IIS
3 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.54%) Confluence
8 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.77%) Office 365
4 3 (4.62%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.54%) IaaS
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (44.62%) Firewall
1 29 (44.62%) LAN
2 27 (41.54%) DHCP
3 24 (36.92%) MPLS
3 24 (36.92%) WAN
4 18 (27.69%) Internet
5 17 (26.15%) BGP
5 17 (26.15%) OSPF
6 13 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (20.00%) VPN
7 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
7 11 (16.92%) Unified Communications
8 10 (15.38%) IPsec
9 8 (12.31%) BIG-IP
9 8 (12.31%) Ethernet
10 6 (9.23%) FTP
10 6 (9.23%) IPv4
10 6 (9.23%) IPv6
10 6 (9.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.08%) Big Data
4 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.62%) Maven
2 3 (4.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.85%) Banking
4 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.08%) Advertising
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Architect
1 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (16.92%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Cisco Architect
3 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Network Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Administrator
5 5 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Telecoms Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) J2EE
1 4 (6.15%) LAMP
1 4 (6.15%) Middleware
2 3 (4.62%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Windows
2 25 (38.46%) Linux
3 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (10.77%) Unix
7 5 (7.69%) CentOS
8 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.31%) Load Balancing
2 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.77%) ITIL
3 6 (9.23%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (9.23%) DDoS Mitigation
3 6 (9.23%) Project Management
4 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.15%) Change Control
5 4 (6.15%) Coaching
5 4 (6.15%) Data Protection
5 4 (6.15%) ERP
5 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.62%) DevOps
6 3 (4.62%) High Availability
6 3 (4.62%) JVM Tuning
6 3 (4.62%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
1 6 (9.23%) Python
2 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.15%) C
2 4 (6.15%) Perl
2 4 (6.15%) Ruby
2 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.08%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) CCNP
1 15 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.69%) MCSE
4 4 (6.15%) CCDP
4 4 (6.15%) CCNP Voice
4 4 (6.15%) CCVP
4 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) MCSA
5 2 (3.08%) RHCE
5 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (43.08%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.69%) vSphere
5 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.08%) NFS
6 2 (3.08%) Squid
6 2 (3.08%) vCloud
7 1 (1.54%) Docker
7 1 (1.54%) Firmware
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.62%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (4.62%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (3.08%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.54%) Ansible
4 1 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Cisco
2 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.92%) VMware
3 18 (27.69%) F5
4 16 (24.62%) CheckPoint
5 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
6 13 (20.00%) Avaya
6 13 (20.00%) Oracle
7 7 (10.77%) HP
7 7 (10.77%) Veritas
8 6 (9.23%) IBM
8 6 (9.23%) Juniper
9 4 (6.15%) 3PAR
9 4 (6.15%) EMC
9 4 (6.15%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.15%) Sun
9 4 (6.15%) Veeam
10 3 (4.62%) Dell
10 3 (4.62%) Intel
10 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29241.00 - £42991.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + Work From Home
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago