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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 24 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.24% 3.57% 8.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 17.39% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
23 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 17.16% 20.54% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 17
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) UAG
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) IaaS
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) HSRP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) HSRP
2 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Network Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) UAG
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft