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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 89 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.22% 0.93% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 6.84% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 15
Average salary £30,000 £45,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.42% +52.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,235 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £56,250 £56,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
168 190 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.43% 13.54% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 89 128 109
Average salary £36,878 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.65% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 52 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 31 (47.69%) Microsoft
4 28 (43.08%) DHCP
5 26 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 23 (35.38%) Clustering
7 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (33.85%) Banking
8 19 (29.23%) Retail
9 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (27.69%) Client/Server
9 18 (27.69%) Windows XP
10 16 (24.62%) Mentoring
11 15 (23.08%) Coaching
11 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
11 15 (23.08%) Service Delivery
11 15 (23.08%) VMware
12 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
14 11 (16.92%) VPN
14 11 (16.92%) Cisco
14 11 (16.92%) MCSE
14 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
15 10 (15.38%) Linux
15 10 (15.38%) ITIL
15 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (13.85%) SAN
16 9 (13.85%) Finance

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) IIS
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.62%) Lync
5 3 (4.62%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) nginx
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (43.08%) DHCP
2 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 11 (16.92%) VPN
4 9 (13.85%) SAN
5 7 (10.77%) SMTP
5 7 (10.77%) SSL
5 7 (10.77%) Firewall
5 7 (10.77%) HTTP
6 6 (9.23%) LDAP
7 5 (7.69%) NAS
8 4 (6.15%) HTTPS
8 4 (6.15%) LAN
8 4 (6.15%) VoIP
8 4 (6.15%) WAN
8 4 (6.15%) FTP
9 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.62%) IPsec
9 3 (4.62%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (4.62%) SSH
10 2 (3.08%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.54%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.62%) ClearCase
1 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (33.85%) Banking
2 19 (29.23%) Retail
3 9 (13.85%) Finance
4 5 (7.69%) Law
5 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Advertising
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) Support Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) IT Support
3 10 (15.38%) Desktop Technician
4 8 (12.31%) Wintel Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Systems Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support
8 4 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Citrix Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Junior
9 3 (4.62%) Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) HTML
2 5 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (4.62%) XML
3 3 (4.62%) XSD
3 3 (4.62%) Ajax
3 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.62%) jQuery
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) CSS
3 3 (4.62%) JSP
4 2 (3.08%) COM
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Clustering
2 18 (27.69%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.08%) PKI
7 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (27.69%) Windows XP
4 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (15.38%) Linux
5 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.23%) CentOS
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.08%) Solaris
10 2 (3.08%) UNIX
11 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Mentoring
2 15 (23.08%) Coaching
2 15 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 10 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (6.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (6.15%) Change Management
5 3 (4.62%) Project Management
5 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.62%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (4.62%) UML
5 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.62%) Scrum
5 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.62%) Web Development
5 3 (4.62%) Release Management
5 3 (4.62%) Performance Testing
5 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
5 3 (4.62%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.62%) Analytics
6 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.77%) Bash Shell
2 7 (10.77%) C#
3 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.23%) PHP
3 6 (9.23%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) Python
4 5 (7.69%) VBScript
4 5 (7.69%) Perl
5 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (16.92%) MCSE
3 6 (9.23%) MCITP
4 5 (7.69%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) CCA
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.08%) MCSA
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) NFS
4 2 (3.08%) DFS Replication
4 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.54%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCOM
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
1 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) VMware
3 11 (16.92%) Cisco
4 8 (12.31%) HP
5 7 (10.77%) Citrix
6 4 (6.15%) Juniper
6 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.15%) Veeam
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle
7 3 (4.62%) Google
7 3 (4.62%) IBM
8 2 (3.08%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.54%) Spiceworks
9 1 (1.54%) Sun
9 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.54%) Symantec
9 1 (1.54%) Websense
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago