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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 26 54 32
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -22
Permanent jobs citing DNS 33 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.97% 2.33% 4.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.87% 7.62% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 11
Average salary £33,500 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.51% -22.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
92 105 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.22% 30.61% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 79 97 54
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 62 (89.86%) Windows
2 59 (85.51%) TCP/IP
2 59 (85.51%) DHCP
3 46 (66.67%) Cisco
4 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
5 39 (56.52%) Finance
5 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
6 36 (52.17%) MS Excel
6 36 (52.17%) Citrix
7 35 (50.72%) ITIL
8 31 (44.93%) VPN
9 30 (43.48%) MCSE
9 30 (43.48%) MCSA
9 30 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (43.48%) Remedy
9 30 (43.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 30 (43.48%) XenApp
10 26 (37.68%) BitLocker
10 26 (37.68%) VMware
10 26 (37.68%) Client/Server
11 25 (36.23%) Sophos
11 25 (36.23%) Software Packaging
12 19 (27.54%) SQL
13 18 (26.09%) LDAP
13 18 (26.09%) SSL
14 17 (24.64%) Linux
14 17 (24.64%) Telnet
14 17 (24.64%) FTP
15 15 (21.74%) HTTP
16 14 (20.29%) Information Security

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) Lync
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 59 (85.51%) DHCP
1 59 (85.51%) TCP/IP
2 31 (44.93%) VPN
3 18 (26.09%) SSL
3 18 (26.09%) LDAP
4 17 (24.64%) FTP
4 17 (24.64%) Telnet
5 15 (21.74%) HTTP
6 13 (18.84%) Firewall
7 12 (17.39%) LAN
8 11 (15.94%) Wireshark
9 9 (13.04%) SMTP
10 7 (10.14%) tcpdump
10 7 (10.14%) WAN
11 4 (5.80%) Network Security
12 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (1.45%) Cisco PIX
13 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.45%) Internet
13 1 (1.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
General
1 39 (56.52%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Analyst
2 23 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 17 (24.64%) Wintel Support
3 17 (24.64%) Wintel Specialist
4 13 (18.84%) Network Engineer
5 12 (17.39%) Lead Network Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Network Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Server Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Security Analyst
12 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
12 2 (2.90%) Administrator
12 2 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
12 2 (2.90%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.68%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 62 (89.86%) Windows
2 17 (24.64%) Linux
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.25%) UNIX
5 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) ITIL
2 14 (20.29%) Information Security
3 11 (15.94%) Network Architecture
3 11 (15.94%) SIEM
4 5 (7.25%) Service Management
5 4 (5.80%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (4.35%) Cyber Security
6 3 (4.35%) Time Management
6 3 (4.35%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (2.90%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.90%) Analytics
7 2 (2.90%) ERP
8 1 (1.45%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.45%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (1.45%) Network Design
8 1 (1.45%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.45%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) SQL
2 13 (18.84%) Perl
3 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.70%) Python
5 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.80%) Ruby
7 2 (2.90%) Java
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (43.48%) MCSE
1 30 (43.48%) MCSA
1 30 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) GCIA
5 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) GCIH
7 2 (2.90%) CCNP
7 2 (2.90%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
2 30 (43.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 30 (43.48%) XenApp
3 26 (37.68%) BitLocker
4 11 (15.94%) Snort
5 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (66.67%) Cisco
2 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 36 (52.17%) Citrix
4 30 (43.48%) Remedy
5 26 (37.68%) VMware
6 25 (36.23%) Sophos
7 12 (17.39%) Juniper
7 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.90%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 2 (2.90%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) Apple