Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 78 59
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19 +32
Permanent jobs citing DNS 55 76 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.83% 3.16% 3.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.47% 20.27% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 91
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,650 £19,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £68,750 £50,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 334 375 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.21% 15.59% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 273 292 432
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,525 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £63,750 £55,250
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +6 32 £40,000 -5.88% 9
West Wales +9 10 £50,000 -
North Wales +6 8 £27,500 -5.17% 3
Mid Wales -24 5 - -
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 44 (80.00%) DHCP
2 42 (76.36%) VMware
3 37 (67.27%) Microsoft
3 37 (67.27%) Active Directory
4 33 (60.00%) Windows
5 27 (49.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (47.27%) Windows Server
7 23 (41.82%) Linux
8 19 (34.55%) Hyper-V
9 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (27.27%) LAN
10 15 (27.27%) Firewall
10 15 (27.27%) DevOps
11 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (25.45%) ITIL
11 14 (25.45%) Cisco
12 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
12 13 (23.64%) Office 365
13 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
14 11 (20.00%) Splunk
14 11 (20.00%) WAN
14 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (18.18%) IBM
15 10 (18.18%) HTTP
15 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
15 10 (18.18%) Shell Script
15 10 (18.18%) OS/400
15 10 (18.18%) Python
15 10 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server

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 10 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
1 10 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.36%) Skype for Business
3 5 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (23.64%) Office 365
3 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (14.55%) IaaS
4 7 (12.73%) G Suite
5 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (9.09%) Amazon S3
5 5 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (9.09%) AWS OpsWorks
5 5 (9.09%) Route 53
5 5 (9.09%) Serverless
6 3 (5.45%) Mimecast
6 3 (5.45%) PaaS
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.64%) SaaS
8 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 44 (80.00%) DHCP
2 15 (27.27%) Firewall
2 15 (27.27%) LAN
3 11 (20.00%) WAN
4 10 (18.18%) HTTP
5 9 (16.36%) Skype
6 7 (12.73%) SAN
7 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.91%) VPN
7 6 (10.91%) WLAN
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (9.09%) PBX
8 5 (9.09%) VLAN
9 4 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (7.27%) DMZ
10 3 (5.45%) BGP
10 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.45%) IP Telephony
10 3 (5.45%) OSPF
10 3 (5.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.82%) Ingres
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Ant
1 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.73%) Advertising
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (12.73%) Consultant
1 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (12.73%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (10.91%) Project Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) WebSphere Consultant
2 6 (10.91%) WebSphere Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.45%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) IT Support
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (14.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) iSeries
2 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 5 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 5 (9.09%) User Experience
4 4 (7.27%) PKI
5 3 (5.45%) Handset
6 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.64%) AS400
6 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.64%) Replication
7 1 (1.82%) Clustering
7 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.82%) PMI
7 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Windows
2 26 (47.27%) Windows Server
3 23 (41.82%) Linux
4 10 (18.18%) OS/400
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
8 5 (9.09%) Windows 10
9 4 (7.27%) CentOS
10 3 (5.45%) Unix
11 2 (3.64%) AIX
11 2 (3.64%) Debian
11 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.82%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) DevOps
2 14 (25.45%) ITIL
3 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (18.18%) Migration
3 10 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 9 (16.36%) Project Management
5 8 (14.55%) Network Virtualisation
6 7 (12.73%) Data Protection
6 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
6 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
7 6 (10.91%) Capacity Management
7 6 (10.91%) Service Management
8 5 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (9.09%) ITIL V2
8 5 (9.09%) ITSM
8 5 (9.09%) Proactive Management
8 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
2 10 (18.18%) Python
2 10 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) AWK
5 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (16.36%) CCNA
4 9 (16.36%) CCNP
4 9 (16.36%) Degree
5 8 (14.55%) MCSE
5 8 (14.55%) VCP5
6 7 (12.73%) MCITP
7 5 (9.09%) A+ Certification
7 5 (9.09%) DBS Check
7 5 (9.09%) MCP
8 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (7.27%) MCSA
9 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) GDPR
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (67.27%) Active Directory
2 27 (49.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (34.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.64%) NFS
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.64%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.27%) WSUS
3 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.82%) SCSM
Vendors
1 42 (76.36%) VMware
2 37 (67.27%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco
4 11 (20.00%) Splunk
5 10 (18.18%) IBM
6 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
7 7 (12.73%) Avaya
7 7 (12.73%) Google
7 7 (12.73%) Veeam
8 5 (9.09%) Citrix
8 5 (9.09%) HP
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle
9 4 (7.27%) 3PAR
9 4 (7.27%) F5
9 4 (7.27%) Veritas
10 3 (5.45%) Mitel
10 3 (5.45%) Panasonic
10 3 (5.45%) Polycom
10 3 (5.45%) Sonus
10 3 (5.45%) Yealink