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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 39 44
Permanent jobs citing DNS 0 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - 4.65% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 22.58% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 6
Average salary - £27,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.52%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.90% -
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
35 62 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 17.59% 20.60% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 80
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 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Sage
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Sage 50
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Maya
2 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Sage
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Wyse
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) Acronis
4 1 (20.00%) Perforce
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos