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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 26 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.39% 2.04% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.85% 18.87% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 12
Median salary £37,500 £24,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £49,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
164 159 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.06% 10.82% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 95 101 144
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £51,800
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 2 December 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 46 (74.19%) DHCP
2 38 (61.29%) Cisco
3 34 (54.84%) Windows
4 32 (51.61%) Active Directory
5 30 (48.39%) Firewall
6 28 (45.16%) TCP/IP
7 26 (41.94%) WAN
8 24 (38.71%) LAN
9 21 (33.87%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (32.26%) MPLS
10 20 (32.26%) CheckPoint
10 20 (32.26%) CCNP
11 19 (30.65%) CCNA
11 19 (30.65%) CCIE
11 19 (30.65%) OSPF
11 19 (30.65%) BGP
11 19 (30.65%) Fortinet
11 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
12 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
12 18 (29.03%) High Availability
12 18 (29.03%) DMVPN
12 18 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (29.03%) SNA
12 18 (29.03%) Wireless
12 18 (29.03%) Finance
12 18 (29.03%) EIGRP
12 18 (29.03%) Network Design
13 17 (27.42%) SQL
14 14 (22.58%) 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 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.84%) nginx
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (74.19%) DHCP
2 30 (48.39%) Firewall
3 28 (45.16%) TCP/IP
4 26 (41.94%) WAN
5 24 (38.71%) LAN
6 20 (32.26%) MPLS
7 19 (30.65%) BGP
7 19 (30.65%) OSPF
8 18 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
8 18 (29.03%) DMVPN
8 18 (29.03%) EIGRP
8 18 (29.03%) SNA
8 18 (29.03%) Wireless
9 9 (14.52%) SAN
10 4 (6.45%) LDAP
10 4 (6.45%) NAS
10 4 (6.45%) VPN
11 3 (4.84%) iSCSI
11 3 (4.84%) Skype
11 3 (4.84%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) Informix
4 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Consultant
1 18 (29.03%) Data Consultant
1 18 (29.03%) Network Consultant
2 12 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Site Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Systems Support
3 9 (14.52%) Systems Support Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Administrator
5 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Operations Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Traffic Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) LAMP
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Blog
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.61%) iPad
4 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (16.13%) Windows XP
5 9 (14.52%) Linux
5 9 (14.52%) OpenVMS
5 9 (14.52%) Windows 2000
6 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.84%) Solaris
7 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.61%) Android
9 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) High Availability
1 18 (29.03%) Network Design
2 8 (12.90%) Information Security
3 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.68%) Change Control
3 6 (9.68%) Data Protection
3 6 (9.68%) ITIL
3 6 (9.68%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
4 5 (8.06%) DevOps
4 5 (8.06%) Line Management
4 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.06%) Network Management
4 5 (8.06%) QMS
4 5 (8.06%) Quality Management
4 5 (8.06%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.06%) Python
4 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.84%) VBScript
6 2 (3.23%) Bourne shell
6 2 (3.23%) Korn
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (32.26%) CCNP
3 19 (30.65%) CCIE
3 19 (30.65%) CCNA
4 7 (11.29%) HND
5 6 (9.68%) CEH
5 6 (9.68%) CISA
5 6 (9.68%) CISM
5 6 (9.68%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) CCSE
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.23%) NFS
5 2 (3.23%) Samba
6 1 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (8.06%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) Check_MK
4 1 (1.61%) Iperf
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) Cisco
2 20 (32.26%) CheckPoint
3 19 (30.65%) Fortinet
4 14 (22.58%) VMware
5 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
6 12 (19.35%) Oracle
7 10 (16.13%) SolarWinds
8 9 (14.52%) EMC
9 6 (9.68%) HP
10 4 (6.45%) Citrix
10 4 (6.45%) Sophos
11 3 (4.84%) Meraki
11 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.84%) Sun
12 2 (3.23%) Apple
12 2 (3.23%) Dell
12 2 (3.23%) Zerto
13 1 (1.61%) Juniper
13 1 (1.61%) Mitel
13 1 (1.61%) Symantec