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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.75% 1.15% 6.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 10.00% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 7
Average salary £27,000 £27,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -34.52%
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 Gloucester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 20 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 16.88% 11.49% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41 17 58
Average salary £34,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

DNS
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

DNS Salary Trend in Gloucester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (84.62%) MS Exchange
3 22 (84.62%) Cisco
4 21 (80.77%) Firewall
5 20 (76.92%) Incident Management
5 20 (76.92%) MPLS
5 20 (76.92%) VPN
5 20 (76.92%) Linux
6 18 (69.23%) Juniper
7 12 (46.15%) ITIL
7 12 (46.15%) CCNA
7 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) DHCP
10 4 (15.38%) vSphere
11 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
11 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) SSL
11 3 (11.54%) LAN
11 3 (11.54%) WAN
11 3 (11.54%) SMTP
11 3 (11.54%) SQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 22 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) Firewall
2 20 (76.92%) MPLS
2 20 (76.92%) VPN
3 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) DHCP
5 3 (11.54%) SSL
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) SMTP
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
6 2 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) HTTP
6 2 (7.69%) SNMP
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
7 1 (3.85%) FTP
7 1 (3.85%) LDAP
7 1 (3.85%) Telnet
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (7.69%) Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (3.85%) Architect
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) CentOS
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Incident Management
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
3 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.85%) SIEM
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CCNA
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) GIAC
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.85%) Snort
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco
3 18 (69.23%) Juniper
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk
6 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) NetIQ
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint