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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 86 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 16 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 0.73% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.60% 6.86% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 2
Average salary £37,189 £51,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.78% +145.23%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
186 175 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.63% 10.67% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 119 120 81
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,650 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,698
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 36 (80.00%) Windows
2 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
3 19 (42.22%) DHCP
4 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
5 16 (35.56%) Linux
6 15 (33.33%) Clustering
7 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
8 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (28.89%) Banking
8 13 (28.89%) Retail
9 12 (26.67%) VMware
9 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
11 10 (22.22%) Coaching
11 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
11 10 (22.22%) Cisco
11 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
11 10 (22.22%) Windows XP
12 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 9 (20.00%) LDAP
12 9 (20.00%) SAN
12 9 (20.00%) Firewall
12 9 (20.00%) Finance
13 8 (17.78%) Degree
13 8 (17.78%) VPN
13 8 (17.78%) SMTP
13 8 (17.78%) UNIX
14 7 (15.56%) MCSE
14 7 (15.56%) SSL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) nginx
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) DHCP
2 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.00%) LDAP
3 9 (20.00%) SAN
3 9 (20.00%) Firewall
4 8 (17.78%) VPN
4 8 (17.78%) SMTP
5 7 (15.56%) SSL
6 6 (13.33%) HTTP
7 5 (11.11%) NAS
8 4 (8.89%) IMAP
8 4 (8.89%) POP3
9 3 (6.67%) VoIP
10 2 (4.44%) Wireless
10 2 (4.44%) IPsec
10 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
11 1 (2.22%) L2TP
11 1 (2.22%) PPTP
11 1 (2.22%) RTP
11 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
1 4 (8.89%) SQLPlus
1 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 13 (28.89%) Banking
1 13 (28.89%) Retail
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Law
4 3 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) IT Support
2 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) DBA
4 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Junior
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Operations Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) COM
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Clustering
2 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Linux
3 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 8 (17.78%) UNIX
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (8.89%) CentOS
9 4 (8.89%) Solaris
10 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
11 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.22%) Android
12 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
12 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
2 10 (22.22%) Coaching
2 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.33%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.22%) BCP
6 1 (2.22%) Change Management
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
1 4 (8.89%) Perl
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
1 4 (8.89%) Python
2 3 (6.67%) PHP
3 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) MCSE
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) NFS
4 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.22%) iptables
5 1 (2.22%) pfSense
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) ZENworks
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) VMware
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (8.89%) Veeam
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Websense
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.22%) Spiceworks
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago