The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 78 94
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 56 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.10% 1.75% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% 16.52% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 10
Average salary £38,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £60,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
176 115 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.89% 10.59% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 102 81 85
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,808 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

DNS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Glasgow region.

DNS Salary Trend in Glasgow

DNS
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 72 (94.74%) DHCP
2 60 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 59 (77.63%) Windows
4 58 (76.32%) Active Directory
5 46 (60.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (51.32%) Windows Server
7 38 (50.00%) Firewall
8 37 (48.68%) VMware
8 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
9 34 (44.74%) SQL
10 33 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (39.47%) SAN
12 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (34.21%) SLA
14 25 (32.89%) MS Exchange
14 25 (32.89%) LAN
15 24 (31.58%) WAN
15 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (30.26%) Dell
16 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
18 19 (25.00%) SCCM
19 18 (23.68%) SCOM
19 18 (23.68%) Load Balancing
19 18 (23.68%) HP
20 17 (22.37%) Cisco
20 17 (22.37%) ITIL
21 16 (21.05%) IIS
21 16 (21.05%) Business Continuity
21 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 25 (32.89%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.05%) IIS
3 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (94.74%) DHCP
2 38 (50.00%) Firewall
3 30 (39.47%) SAN
4 25 (32.89%) LAN
5 24 (31.58%) WAN
6 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (9.21%) VPN
8 6 (7.89%) Junos
9 5 (6.58%) BGP
9 5 (6.58%) OSPF
9 5 (6.58%) VLAN
10 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.26%) FWSM
10 4 (5.26%) ICMP
10 4 (5.26%) NX-OS
10 4 (5.26%) WLAN
11 3 (3.95%) Internet
11 3 (3.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (13.16%) Back Office
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
2 4 (5.26%) Games
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) IT Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Network Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior IT Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Backup Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) DBA
7 6 (7.89%) Storage Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) EMC Storage Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Linux Specialist
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (2.63%) Storage Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Switch Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Clustering
2 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 59 (77.63%) Windows
2 46 (60.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (51.32%) Windows Server
4 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (18.42%) Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Unix
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Load Balancing
2 17 (22.37%) ITIL
3 16 (21.05%) Business Continuity
4 12 (15.79%) Change Control
4 12 (15.79%) Project Management
5 11 (14.47%) Matrix Management
6 9 (11.84%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.89%) Network Design
8 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.26%) Migration
10 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.95%) CRM
10 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.63%) Data Centre Operations
11 2 (2.63%) Network Management
11 2 (2.63%) Service Management
12 1 (1.32%) Change Management
12 1 (1.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.21%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.21%) CCNA
2 7 (9.21%) CCNP
3 4 (5.26%) CCIE
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) CCDA
4 2 (2.63%) CCSP
4 2 (2.63%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.63%) JNCIE
4 2 (2.63%) JNCIP
4 2 (2.63%) JNCIS
4 2 (2.63%) MCP
4 2 (2.63%) MCSA
4 2 (2.63%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) HND
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.21%) SLA
2 14 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (76.32%) Active Directory
2 33 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 14 (18.42%) vSphere
5 3 (3.95%) XenApp
6 2 (2.63%) NFS
6 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (25.00%) SCCM
2 18 (23.68%) SCOM
3 8 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (7.89%) Puppet
5 3 (3.95%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.95%) WSUS
6 1 (1.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 37 (48.68%) VMware
3 23 (30.26%) Dell
4 18 (23.68%) HP
5 17 (22.37%) Cisco
6 14 (18.42%) EMC
6 14 (18.42%) Kaspersky
6 14 (18.42%) Siemens
6 14 (18.42%) WatchGuard
7 11 (14.47%) IBM
8 10 (13.16%) Juniper
9 7 (9.21%) F5
10 3 (3.95%) Citrix
10 3 (3.95%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.63%) CA
11 2 (2.63%) Compaq
12 1 (1.32%) Avaya
12 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.32%) Symantec
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