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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 42 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.96% 2.78% 6.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.16% 21.62% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 14
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,150 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
93 37 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.83% 12.85% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 79 30 56
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 19 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (96.00%) Windows
2 46 (92.00%) TCP/IP
3 42 (84.00%) DHCP
4 28 (56.00%) Linux
5 27 (54.00%) Cisco
6 24 (48.00%) VMware
7 22 (44.00%) Finance
8 21 (42.00%) FTP
8 21 (42.00%) LDAP
8 21 (42.00%) SSL
8 21 (42.00%) Telnet
9 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
10 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
11 17 (34.00%) Citrix
11 17 (34.00%) Information Security
11 17 (34.00%) Firewall
12 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
12 16 (32.00%) HTTP
13 15 (30.00%) Juniper
13 15 (30.00%) CheckPoint
13 15 (30.00%) ITIL
13 15 (30.00%) SMTP
13 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
14 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (28.00%) MCSE
14 14 (28.00%) MCSA
14 14 (28.00%) Network Architecture
14 14 (28.00%) Remedy
14 14 (28.00%) SQL
14 14 (28.00%) XenApp

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.00%) Lync
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 46 (92.00%) TCP/IP
2 42 (84.00%) DHCP
3 21 (42.00%) FTP
3 21 (42.00%) LDAP
3 21 (42.00%) SSL
3 21 (42.00%) Telnet
4 17 (34.00%) Firewall
5 16 (32.00%) HTTP
6 15 (30.00%) SMTP
7 13 (26.00%) VPN
8 11 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (14.00%) LAN
10 6 (12.00%) Internet
10 6 (12.00%) Wireshark
10 6 (12.00%) tcpdump
11 5 (10.00%) WAN
12 4 (8.00%) Network Security
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (30.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Support Specialist
4 9 (18.00%) Wintel Specialist
4 9 (18.00%) Wintel Support
5 5 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (96.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) UNIX
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Information Security
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
3 14 (28.00%) Network Architecture
4 7 (14.00%) SIEM
5 6 (12.00%) Cyber Security
5 6 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (4.00%) Time Management
7 2 (4.00%) Service Management
8 1 (2.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) Perl
2 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.00%) PHP
3 6 (12.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.00%) MCSE
2 14 (28.00%) MCSA
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (16.00%) Degree
5 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (10.00%) GCIA
6 5 (10.00%) GCIH
7 3 (6.00%) CCNP
7 3 (6.00%) CCNA
8 1 (2.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.00%) XenApp
3 13 (26.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (12.00%) Snort
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Cisco
2 24 (48.00%) VMware
3 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.00%) Citrix
5 15 (30.00%) Juniper
5 15 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 14 (28.00%) Remedy
7 11 (22.00%) Sophos
8 5 (10.00%) LogRhythm
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Big Comp Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 9 days ago