The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 77 62
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 38 26 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.35% 1.65% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.57% 15.03% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 23
Median salary £40,000 £28,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
143 173 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.61% 11.00% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 97 115 148
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,200 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for DNS.

1 55 (90.16%) DHCP
2 37 (60.66%) Cisco
2 37 (60.66%) Firewall
3 32 (52.46%) TCP/IP
4 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
4 31 (50.82%) Windows
5 27 (44.26%) WAN
6 25 (40.98%) LAN
7 24 (39.34%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (37.70%) CheckPoint
8 23 (37.70%) MPLS
8 23 (37.70%) Wireless
8 23 (37.70%) Network Design
9 22 (36.07%) Fortinet
9 22 (36.07%) BGP
9 22 (36.07%) Finance
9 22 (36.07%) OSPF
9 22 (36.07%) EIGRP
9 22 (36.07%) CCIE
9 22 (36.07%) CCNP
9 22 (36.07%) CCNA
9 22 (36.07%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (36.07%) SNA
9 22 (36.07%) Data Centre
9 22 (36.07%) High Availability
9 22 (36.07%) DMVPN
9 22 (36.07%) Cisco IOS
9 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
10 20 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (32.79%) VMware

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.92%) nginx
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Office 365
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (90.16%) DHCP
2 37 (60.66%) Firewall
3 32 (52.46%) TCP/IP
4 27 (44.26%) WAN
5 25 (40.98%) LAN
6 23 (37.70%) MPLS
6 23 (37.70%) Wireless
7 22 (36.07%) BGP
7 22 (36.07%) Cisco IOS
7 22 (36.07%) DMVPN
7 22 (36.07%) EIGRP
7 22 (36.07%) OSPF
7 22 (36.07%) SNA
8 14 (22.95%) SAN
9 4 (6.56%) LDAP
10 3 (4.92%) NAS
10 3 (4.92%) Skype
10 3 (4.92%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (4.92%) VPN
11 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.92%) Informix
3 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Games
3 2 (3.28%) Law
3 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Consultant
2 22 (36.07%) Data Consultant
2 22 (36.07%) Network Consultant
3 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Administrator
4 7 (11.48%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Operations Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Site Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Support
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) VMWare Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) LAMP
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (36.07%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.84%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.64%) Blog
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.84%) Linux
5 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.56%) OpenVMS
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.92%) Solaris
8 1 (1.64%) Debian
8 1 (1.64%) Unix
8 1 (1.64%) VMS
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Network Design
2 22 (36.07%) High Availability
3 8 (13.11%) Information Security
3 8 (13.11%) ITIL
3 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
3 8 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (11.48%) DevOps
4 7 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (9.84%) Data Protection
5 6 (9.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.20%) Project Management
6 5 (8.20%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) Change Control
7 4 (6.56%) Scrum
8 3 (4.92%) Kanban
8 3 (4.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) VBScript
4 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.28%) Perl
4 2 (3.28%) Python
4 2 (3.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.64%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) CCIE
1 22 (36.07%) CCNA
1 22 (36.07%) CCNP
1 22 (36.07%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.84%) CEH
2 6 (9.84%) CISA
2 6 (9.84%) CISM
2 6 (9.84%) CISSP
3 2 (3.28%) HND
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) HNC
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.56%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
2 20 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.92%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.64%) iptables
6 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
2 6 (9.84%) SCOM
3 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.64%) Ansible
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Cisco
2 23 (37.70%) CheckPoint
3 22 (36.07%) Fortinet
4 20 (32.79%) VMware
5 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.39%) EMC
7 8 (13.11%) Oracle
8 6 (9.84%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.56%) HP
9 4 (6.56%) Sophos
10 3 (4.92%) Citrix
10 3 (4.92%) Meraki
10 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.92%) Sun
11 2 (3.28%) Zerto
12 1 (1.64%) Dell
12 1 (1.64%) Juniper
12 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.64%) Veeam
12 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard