The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 37 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.01% 3.11% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 15.00% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Average salary £38,000 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.18% -47.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £24,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £42,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
DNS
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 60 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 21.72% 20.76% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 95
Average salary £30,000 £36,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% -13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

DNS
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

DNS Salary Trend in Croydon

DNS
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Croydon

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (57.14%) Apple
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Veritas
5 3 (42.86%) Sophos
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) ERP
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 2 (28.57%) Sage
6 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
6 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (28.57%) Wyse

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (14.29%) Maya
3 1 (14.29%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) SMTP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
2 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) Apple
4 3 (42.86%) Sophos
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Wyse
5 2 (28.57%) Sage
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
6 1 (14.29%) Acronis
6 1 (14.29%) Perforce
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco