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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 85 70 93
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Permanent jobs citing DNS 10 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 2.20% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 18.63% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 7
Average salary £41,500 £33,439 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.10% -16.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £43,200 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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
120 161 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.44% 11.83% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81 88 120
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
1 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 18 (47.37%) Cisco
3 17 (44.74%) Linux
4 16 (42.11%) DHCP
4 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 15 (39.47%) ITIL
6 14 (36.84%) Windows
7 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
7 13 (34.21%) IIS
7 13 (34.21%) Firewall
8 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
8 12 (31.58%) Office 365
8 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 11 (28.95%) SQL
9 11 (28.95%) VPN
9 11 (28.95%) VoIP
9 11 (28.95%) Juniper
10 10 (26.32%) VMware
11 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (23.68%) SCCM
11 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
12 8 (21.05%) SCOM
12 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (21.05%) ADSL
12 8 (21.05%) Ethernet
13 7 (18.42%) COM
13 7 (18.42%) SharePoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (34.21%) IIS
2 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
3 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
5 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
6 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.26%) Apache
7 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (5.26%) JBoss
7 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.63%) nginx
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Office 365
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) Bluemix
4 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) DHCP
1 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 13 (34.21%) Firewall
3 11 (28.95%) VoIP
3 11 (28.95%) VPN
4 8 (21.05%) ADSL
4 8 (21.05%) Ethernet
5 7 (18.42%) LLU
6 5 (13.16%) WAN
7 4 (10.53%) HTTP
7 4 (10.53%) LAN
7 4 (10.53%) SSL
7 4 (10.53%) Wireless
8 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (7.89%) Internet
8 3 (7.89%) SAN
8 3 (7.89%) SMTP
8 3 (7.89%) SSH
8 3 (7.89%) VLAN
9 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) WinDbg
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Support
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Support Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Network Support
8 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) COM
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) EPoS
5 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
8 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.26%) Unix
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.63%) CentOS
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Network Design
3 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) CRM
4 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.89%) High Availability
4 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) People Management
5 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (2.63%) Communications Security
6 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (10.53%) NFS
4 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.53%) XenApp
4 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Docker
6 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.63%) Samba
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 8 (21.05%) SCOM
3 4 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.26%) Ansible
4 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.26%) Puppet
5 1 (2.63%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (2.63%) Munin
5 1 (2.63%) Nagios
5 1 (2.63%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Cisco
3 11 (28.95%) Juniper
4 10 (26.32%) VMware
5 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 4 (10.53%) CA
6 4 (10.53%) Dell
6 4 (10.53%) Symantec
6 4 (10.53%) Varonis
7 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.89%) F5
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle
8 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.63%) Dynatrace
9 1 (2.63%) Equitrac
9 1 (2.63%) Facebook
9 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.63%) SafeCom
9 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago