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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 84 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Permanent jobs citing DNS 23 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.88% 1.16% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.04% 9.04% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 4
Median salary £38,500 £38,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £46,688
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,661 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.45%
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
135 177 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.03% 12.88% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66 125 102
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (91.18%) DHCP
2 26 (76.47%) Firewall
3 21 (61.76%) Cisco
4 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
4 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
5 18 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (50.00%) Windows
7 16 (47.06%) Wireless
7 16 (47.06%) VMware
8 15 (44.12%) WAN
9 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (41.18%) CheckPoint
9 14 (41.18%) LAN
9 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 14 (41.18%) Finance
9 14 (41.18%) Network Design
9 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
9 14 (41.18%) High Availability
9 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (38.24%) Fortinet
10 13 (38.24%) CCNP
10 13 (38.24%) BGP
10 13 (38.24%) MPLS
11 12 (35.29%) OSPF
11 12 (35.29%) EIGRP
11 12 (35.29%) CCNA
11 12 (35.29%) SAN
11 12 (35.29%) CCIE
11 12 (35.29%) SNA

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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (91.18%) DHCP
2 26 (76.47%) Firewall
3 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
4 16 (47.06%) Wireless
5 15 (44.12%) WAN
6 14 (41.18%) LAN
7 13 (38.24%) BGP
7 13 (38.24%) MPLS
8 12 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (35.29%) DMVPN
8 12 (35.29%) EIGRP
8 12 (35.29%) OSPF
8 12 (35.29%) SAN
8 12 (35.29%) SNA
9 5 (14.71%) VPN
10 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (11.76%) SSL
11 3 (8.82%) IPsec
11 3 (8.82%) Network Security
12 2 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.94%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Consultant
2 12 (35.29%) Data Consultant
2 12 (35.29%) Network Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) IT Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Designer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) EPoS
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.88%) Linux
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Debian
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Unix
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) High Availability
1 14 (41.18%) Network Design
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps
4 4 (11.76%) Line Management
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) ERP
7 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Process Management
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNP
3 12 (35.29%) CCIE
3 12 (35.29%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) HND
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) HNC
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) Docker
6 1 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.94%) iptables
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) SCCM
2 8 (23.53%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) Ansible
4 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) VMware
3 14 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (38.24%) Fortinet
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) CA
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) Varonis
7 1 (2.94%) Veeam