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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 90 74 88
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 16 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 2.29% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.03% 17.89% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 4
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £37,500 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
145 190 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.77% 12.80% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 117 116 52
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
4 14 (42.42%) DHCP
4 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
4 14 (42.42%) LDAP
5 11 (33.33%) UNIX
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) Firewall
6 9 (27.27%) VMware
6 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 9 (27.27%) SMTP
6 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 8 (24.24%) Python
7 8 (24.24%) SAN
7 8 (24.24%) Apache
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) IPsec
8 7 (21.21%) IMAP
8 7 (21.21%) MySQL
8 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
8 7 (21.21%) WAN
8 7 (21.21%) POP3
8 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
8 7 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (18.18%) SCCM
9 6 (18.18%) SSL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Apache
3 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
4 6 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
5 5 (15.15%) Lync
6 3 (9.09%) IIS
7 1 (3.03%) nginx
7 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
2 14 (42.42%) LDAP
2 14 (42.42%) DHCP
3 11 (33.33%) Firewall
4 9 (27.27%) SMTP
5 8 (24.24%) SAN
6 7 (21.21%) WAN
6 7 (21.21%) POP3
6 7 (21.21%) IPsec
6 7 (21.21%) IMAP
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (18.18%) VPN
7 6 (18.18%) SSL
8 4 (12.12%) HTTP
9 3 (9.09%) SSH
10 2 (6.06%) VLAN
10 2 (6.06%) Network Security
10 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
11 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (3.03%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) SQLPlus
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.12%) Electronics
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Games
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) IT Support
3 3 (9.09%) Email Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) DBA
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.06%) Junior
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.06%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) XML
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) DTV
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (15.15%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Solaris
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) CentOS
6 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (15.15%) Open Source
3 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) BCP
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) SOA
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 8 (24.24%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) Korn
6 1 (3.03%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) HND
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) DFS Replication
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) NFS
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) Samba
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) pfSense
5 1 (3.03%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Brocade
3 5 (15.15%) Perforce
3 5 (15.15%) NetApp
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) SAP
5 3 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) Veeam
7 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) Charles River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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