The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 84 85 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -33
Permanent jobs citing DNS 24 6 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 0.51% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.41% 6.45% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 29
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £30,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
179 93 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.82% 7.96% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 104 53 79
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Scotland

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 10 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 20 (60.61%) Finance
4 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (48.48%) VMware
6 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
8 13 (39.39%) Linux
8 13 (39.39%) MCSE
9 12 (36.36%) Citrix
10 11 (33.33%) ITIL
11 10 (30.30%) DHCP
11 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
12 9 (27.27%) MCITP
13 8 (24.24%) Clustering
13 8 (24.24%) Cisco
13 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
14 7 (21.21%) SQL
14 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
14 7 (21.21%) Information Security
14 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
15 6 (18.18%) IPsec
15 6 (18.18%) LDAP
15 6 (18.18%) HTTP
15 6 (18.18%) Juniper
15 6 (18.18%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) IIS
3 4 (12.12%) CMS
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DHCP
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.18%) HTTP
2 6 (18.18%) LDAP
2 6 (18.18%) IPsec
3 5 (15.15%) SSL
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall
4 4 (12.12%) SAN
4 4 (12.12%) VPN
4 4 (12.12%) HTTPS
4 4 (12.12%) VoIP
4 4 (12.12%) SMTP
4 4 (12.12%) FTP
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
5 3 (9.09%) ADSL
5 3 (9.09%) Kerberos
5 3 (9.09%) TACACS
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
6 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) SQLPlus
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.06%) International Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Server Support
2 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 6 (18.18%) IT Support
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) COM
2 3 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (39.39%) Linux
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) UNIX
7 2 (6.06%) Solaris
8 1 (3.03%) CentOS
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Information Security
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Fault Management
5 3 (9.09%) OWASP
5 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Pattern Recognition
5 3 (9.09%) SIEM
6 2 (6.06%) ERP
6 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (39.39%) MCSE
3 9 (27.27%) MCITP
4 4 (12.12%) CCA
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CISSP
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (9.09%) GIAC
5 3 (9.09%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) vCloud
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) VMware
3 12 (36.36%) Citrix
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) Juniper
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) Sun
7 3 (9.09%) F5
8 2 (6.06%) Twitter
8 2 (6.06%) SAP
9 1 (3.03%) NetApp
9 1 (3.03%) Sage
9 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (3.03%) Perforce
9 1 (3.03%) Brocade
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