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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 16 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.31% - 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.94% - 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Average salary £30,000 - £30,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
31 48 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.65% 17.39% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 44
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,000 £48,250
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) DHCP
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (44.44%) VoIP
4 8 (44.44%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) Citrix
5 6 (33.33%) SLA
5 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) MCSE
6 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) MCP
9 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 2 (11.11%) MCITP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) DHCP
2 8 (44.44%) VoIP
2 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) Wireless
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) LDAP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Customer Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Customer Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) WAP
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V2
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCSE
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (11.11%) MCITP
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
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