The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 41 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.20% 8.38% 4.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 32.00% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
DNS
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 50 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.88% 26.18% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 68
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

DNS
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Cheltenham region.

DNS Salary Trend in Cheltenham

DNS
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (60.00%) DHCP
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) MS Office
5 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) Internet
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) IIS
7 5 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (26.67%) PHP
8 4 (26.67%) Python
9 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (20.00%) HTTP
9 3 (20.00%) Firewall
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (20.00%) XenApp
10 2 (13.33%) vSphere
10 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (20.00%) HTTP
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) SMTP
8 1 (6.67%) SAN
8 1 (6.67%) VLAN
8 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
8 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PHP
1 4 (26.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Websense
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) Vizioncore