The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 5 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.85% 0.31% 3.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 2.13% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £42,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 47 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.11% 14.64% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 42
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £53,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Scotland

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 24 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) VSAT
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco