The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 53 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.56% 1.61% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.94% 20.00% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 19
Average salary £29,000 £31,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.20% -8.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £17,800 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £33,550 £37,600
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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
231 100 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.52% 8.03% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 137 67 83
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

DNS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Edinburgh region.

DNS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

DNS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 53 (80.30%) Windows
2 52 (78.79%) Microsoft
3 45 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 35 (53.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (45.45%) Finance
5 30 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (43.94%) MS Excel
7 28 (42.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (37.88%) MCSE
9 24 (36.36%) Citrix
9 24 (36.36%) VMware
10 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (30.30%) TCP/IP
12 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (25.76%) DHCP
13 17 (25.76%) ITIL
14 16 (24.24%) Linux
15 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
15 15 (22.73%) Clustering
15 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
16 14 (21.21%) MCITP
16 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
17 13 (19.70%) IIS
17 13 (19.70%) VPN
17 13 (19.70%) Windows 7
18 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (18.18%) VoIP
19 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
19 11 (16.67%) SQL
19 11 (16.67%) Cisco

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 13 (19.70%) IIS
3 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.58%) CMS
4 5 (7.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.03%) Lync
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.52%) Apache
7 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (43.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Office 365
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.06%) IaaS
4 2 (3.03%) Taleo
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 17 (25.76%) DHCP
3 13 (19.70%) VPN
4 12 (18.18%) VoIP
5 9 (13.64%) Firewall
5 9 (13.64%) WAN
6 8 (12.12%) SMTP
6 8 (12.12%) LAN
7 7 (10.61%) HTTPS
7 7 (10.61%) FTP
7 7 (10.61%) HTTP
8 6 (9.09%) ADSL
9 5 (7.58%) LDAP
9 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
9 5 (7.58%) LLU
10 4 (6.06%) SSL
10 4 (6.06%) SAN
10 4 (6.06%) IPsec
10 4 (6.06%) SSH
11 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.06%) SQLPlus
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
General
1 30 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Retail Banking
3 4 (6.06%) International Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 12 (18.18%) Server Support
4 11 (16.67%) Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) IT Support
5 9 (13.64%) Wintel Specialist
5 9 (13.64%) Wintel Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Citrix Specialist
6 8 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.58%) Administrator
9 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
9 4 (6.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) HTML
2 6 (9.09%) COM
3 1 (1.52%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.52%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (22.73%) Clustering
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.52%) DTV
6 1 (1.52%) Open Source
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (80.30%) Windows
2 35 (53.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (24.24%) Linux
5 13 (19.70%) Windows 7
6 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.06%) Solaris
7 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.03%) CentOS
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 8 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (10.61%) Change Management
4 5 (7.58%) Information Security
4 5 (7.58%) Capacity Management
4 5 (7.58%) Fault Management
5 3 (4.55%) Migration
5 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (1.52%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.52%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.52%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.52%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.52%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.52%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.52%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 11 (16.67%) SQL
3 8 (12.12%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) Python
4 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (37.88%) MCSE
3 14 (21.21%) MCITP
4 9 (13.64%) CCA
4 9 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.06%) MCP
6 3 (4.55%) MCSA
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.03%) CCNA
8 1 (1.52%) Degree
8 1 (1.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.55%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.36%) Citrix
2 24 (36.36%) VMware
3 11 (16.67%) Cisco
4 9 (13.64%) Oracle
5 6 (9.09%) Juniper
6 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.55%) Sage
7 2 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (1.52%) Brocade
8 1 (1.52%) Perforce
8 1 (1.52%) NetApp
8 1 (1.52%) Symantec
8 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.52%) F5
8 1 (1.52%) Splunk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago