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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 25 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 36 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.91% 2.24% 8.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 51.43% 12.50% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 15
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -
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
70 48 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.38% 17.91% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 62 39 57
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,200
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 23 January 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 51 (96.23%) Windows
2 47 (88.68%) TCP/IP
3 44 (83.02%) DHCP
4 29 (54.72%) Cisco
5 28 (52.83%) Linux
5 28 (52.83%) VMware
6 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
6 23 (43.40%) Finance
7 22 (41.51%) Telnet
7 22 (41.51%) FTP
7 22 (41.51%) SSL
7 22 (41.51%) LDAP
8 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
9 18 (33.96%) Citrix
9 18 (33.96%) Firewall
9 18 (33.96%) Information Security
10 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
10 17 (32.08%) ITIL
10 17 (32.08%) SQL
11 16 (30.19%) HTTP
11 16 (30.19%) Juniper
11 16 (30.19%) CheckPoint
12 15 (28.30%) Network Architecture
12 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
12 15 (28.30%) SMTP
13 14 (26.42%) XenApp
14 13 (24.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (24.53%) Remedy
14 13 (24.53%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Lync
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 47 (88.68%) TCP/IP
2 44 (83.02%) DHCP
3 22 (41.51%) Telnet
3 22 (41.51%) FTP
3 22 (41.51%) SSL
3 22 (41.51%) LDAP
4 18 (33.96%) Firewall
5 16 (30.19%) HTTP
6 15 (28.30%) SMTP
7 13 (24.53%) VPN
8 11 (20.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (18.87%) LAN
10 6 (11.32%) WAN
10 6 (11.32%) Internet
10 6 (11.32%) tcpdump
10 6 (11.32%) Wireshark
11 4 (7.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Analyst
2 16 (30.19%) Network Engineer
2 16 (30.19%) Lead Network Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Support Specialist
4 9 (16.98%) Wintel Support
4 9 (16.98%) Wintel Specialist
5 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Server Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (96.23%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Linux
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) UNIX
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Information Security
2 17 (32.08%) ITIL
3 15 (28.30%) Network Architecture
4 7 (13.21%) SIEM
5 6 (11.32%) Cyber Security
5 6 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Analytics
7 4 (7.55%) Service Management
8 3 (5.66%) Time Management
9 1 (1.89%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.89%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Perl
2 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.32%) Python
3 6 (11.32%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (24.53%) MCSE
2 13 (24.53%) MCSA
3 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
4 8 (15.09%) Degree
5 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
6 5 (9.43%) GCIA
6 5 (9.43%) GCIH
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.66%) CCNP
7 3 (5.66%) CCNA
8 1 (1.89%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.42%) XenApp
3 13 (24.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (11.32%) Snort
6 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Cisco
2 28 (52.83%) VMware
3 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.96%) Citrix
5 16 (30.19%) Juniper
5 16 (30.19%) CheckPoint
6 13 (24.53%) Remedy
7 11 (20.75%) Sophos
8 5 (9.43%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.89%) SAP
9 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus scheme, pension, PMI etc
Posted: 6 days ago