The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 24 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.62% 4.95% 8.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 19.23% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -14.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -1.35%
DNS
West Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.38% 25.74% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 22
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

DNS
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

DNS Salary Trend in Gatwick

DNS
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Gatwick

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 3 (33.33%) UAG
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) HSRP
2 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) MCSA
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) UAG
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft