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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 97 62 83
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 43 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 2.93% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 20.38% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 8
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £17,350
10% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £37,500 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
148 211 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.40% 14.37% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 106 126 60
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,700 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £47,950
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 28 August 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
2 19 (65.52%) Linux
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) LDAP
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) DHCP
6 11 (37.93%) UNIX
7 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
7 10 (34.48%) Firewall
8 9 (31.03%) SQL
8 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
8 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
9 8 (27.59%) SMTP
9 8 (27.59%) Finance
9 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
10 7 (24.14%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (24.14%) IMAP
10 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
10 7 (24.14%) Cisco
10 7 (24.14%) WAN
10 7 (24.14%) POP3
10 7 (24.14%) Apache
10 7 (24.14%) MySQL
11 6 (20.69%) ITIL
11 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
11 6 (20.69%) Python
11 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
11 6 (20.69%) SAN
11 6 (20.69%) SCCM
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (24.14%) Apache
2 7 (24.14%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
4 5 (17.24%) IIS
4 5 (17.24%) Lync
5 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (3.45%) JBoss
6 1 (3.45%) nginx
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
2 13 (44.83%) LDAP
3 11 (37.93%) DHCP
4 10 (34.48%) Firewall
5 8 (27.59%) SMTP
6 7 (24.14%) IMAP
6 7 (24.14%) WAN
6 7 (24.14%) POP3
7 6 (20.69%) SAN
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (20.69%) IPsec
8 4 (13.79%) SSH
8 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
8 4 (13.79%) SSL
9 3 (10.34%) VPN
9 3 (10.34%) HTTP
10 2 (6.90%) VLAN
10 2 (6.90%) Network Security
11 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (3.45%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) MySQL
3 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.34%) SQLPlus
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Games
2 4 (13.79%) Electronics
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Email Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Support Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Operations Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support
5 1 (3.45%) Product Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) DTV
1 4 (13.79%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 11 (37.93%) UNIX
4 5 (17.24%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (10.34%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
1 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (17.24%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
3 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.45%) BCP
6 1 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
3 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.69%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Korn
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) HND
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) DFS Replication
2 5 (17.24%) NFS
3 4 (13.79%) Samba
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.45%) pfSense
5 1 (3.45%) iptables
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Brocade
4 5 (17.24%) Perforce
4 5 (17.24%) NetApp
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 4 (13.79%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Charles River
6 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
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Posted: 3 days ago
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