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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 19 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 2 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.48% 0.87% 9.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.00% 8.70% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 19
Average salary £34,750 £49,500 £30,840
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.79% +60.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £41,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £57,900 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
25 23 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.01% 10.00% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 36
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.10%
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 30 January 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) VMware
3 18 (64.29%) VoIP
4 17 (60.71%) 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%) DHCP
10 7 (25.00%) Linux
11 6 (21.43%) Fedora
11 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
11 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
11 6 (21.43%) Citrix
12 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
13 4 (14.29%) Cisco
14 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (10.71%) ITIL
14 3 (10.71%) Degree
14 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
15 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
15 2 (7.14%) SCCM
15 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 2 (7.14%) Firewall
15 2 (7.14%) SQL Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) VoIP
2 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Customer Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Customer Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
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 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
5 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Fedora
6 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.14%) Incident 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%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
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
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago