The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 66 45 72
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Permanent jobs citing DNS 18 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.10% 4.50% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.65% 21.02% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 18
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £22,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £42,500 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
DNS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
169 176 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.74% 21.41% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 129 158 260
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £28,139
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

DNS
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

DNS Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

DNS
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -21 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Gloucester -7 5 - -
Tewkesbury +8 2 £22,250 +11.25%
DNS
South West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 29 (78.38%) TCP/IP
2 25 (67.57%) Windows
3 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 19 (51.35%) Linux
4 19 (51.35%) DHCP
5 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
6 12 (32.43%) SMTP
7 11 (29.73%) LAN
7 11 (29.73%) Windows XP
7 11 (29.73%) Cisco
7 11 (29.73%) VMware
7 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (27.03%) IIS
8 10 (27.03%) MS Office
9 9 (24.32%) WAN
9 9 (24.32%) Internet
9 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.62%) Perl
11 7 (18.92%) PHP
11 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
11 7 (18.92%) LDAP
11 7 (18.92%) HTTP
11 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
11 7 (18.92%) Squid
11 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
12 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
12 6 (16.22%) Firewall
12 6 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (16.22%) Degree
12 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 10 (27.03%) IIS
2 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) TCP/IP
2 19 (51.35%) DHCP
3 12 (32.43%) SMTP
4 11 (29.73%) LAN
5 9 (24.32%) WAN
5 9 (24.32%) Internet
6 7 (18.92%) LDAP
6 7 (18.92%) HTTP
7 6 (16.22%) Firewall
7 6 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (13.51%) SNMP
8 5 (13.51%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (2.70%) SAN
9 1 (2.70%) VPN
9 1 (2.70%) SSL
9 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.70%) VLAN
9 1 (2.70%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.41%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Support Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (18.92%) IT Support
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Graduate
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
1 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Handset
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.70%) iPhone
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Windows XP
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.51%) CentOS
6 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.81%) UNIX
7 4 (10.81%) Solaris
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL
3 1 (2.70%) Project Management
3 1 (2.70%) Change Management
3 1 (2.70%) HOOD
3 1 (2.70%) Information Security
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Security
3 1 (2.70%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.70%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Perl
2 7 (18.92%) PHP
2 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
3 6 (16.22%) Python
4 5 (13.51%) Ruby
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) VBScript
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) MCSE
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) MCSA
4 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) CCENT
6 1 (2.70%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) Squid
4 6 (16.22%) qmail
5 5 (13.51%) NFS
6 4 (10.81%) vSphere
7 3 (8.11%) XenApp
8 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.70%) Snort
8 1 (2.70%) Postfix
8 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) NetApp
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Juniper
5 2 (5.41%) Websense
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Meraki
6 1 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) Vizioncore