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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 37 38
Permanent jobs citing DNS 0 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 1.35% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.67% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -5.33%
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
12 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.38% 8.09% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 35
Average salary £34,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft