The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 18 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 15 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.15% 0.82% 7.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 8.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 22
Average salary £37,000 £49,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.25% +90.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
DNS
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 25 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 19.02% 10.20% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 49
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £30,840
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +24.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £35,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

DNS
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

DNS Salary Trend in Aberdeen

DNS
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) VMware
3 17 (60.71%) VoIP
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
6 14 (50.00%) SLA
6 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (46.43%) Service Delivery
7 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
7 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
8 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 8 (28.57%) Linux
10 7 (25.00%) DHCP
11 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
11 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
11 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (21.43%) Fedora
12 5 (17.86%) Citrix
12 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
13 3 (10.71%) ITIL
13 3 (10.71%) Cisco
13 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
13 3 (10.71%) Degree
14 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
14 2 (7.14%) SCCM
14 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2 (7.14%) Firewall
14 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
14 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) VoIP
2 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Customer Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Customer Support Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.57%) iPhone
1 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
5 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Fedora
6 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 20 days ago