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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 22 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 10 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.86% 0.38% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 2.22% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £42,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.51% 17.11% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 43
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
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 27 August 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) DHCP
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) MCSE
7 4 (26.67%) VoIP
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (20.00%) Wireless
8 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 3 (20.00%) MCP
9 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 2 (13.33%) WAN
9 2 (13.33%) LAN
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (13.33%) IIS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) LDAP
6 1 (6.67%) SMTP
6 1 (6.67%) Intranet
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.67%) VSAT
6 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) Shibboleth
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + add
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + £800 bonus
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