The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 111 97 134
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +37
Permanent jobs citing DNS 53 66 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.86% 2.09% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.15% 16.14% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 32
Median salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £44,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
DNS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
309 409 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.85% 12.92% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 178 271 297
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DNS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

DNS Salary Trend in Scotland

DNS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Scotland

DNS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +20 22 £29,000 -10.76% 6
Glasgow -17 19 £50,000 +29.03% 3
North Lanarkshire +5 7 £28,500 -32.94%
West Lothian +5 1 - -
Renfrewshire -4 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
Inverclyde - 1 £18,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DNS.

1 100 (73.53%) DHCP
2 99 (72.79%) Windows
3 91 (66.91%) Active Directory
4 81 (59.56%) Firewall
5 74 (54.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (52.21%) Microsoft
7 64 (47.06%) Windows Server
8 60 (44.12%) VMware
9 52 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 49 (36.03%) Cisco
11 48 (35.29%) WAN
11 48 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (34.56%) TCP/IP
12 47 (34.56%) SAN
13 45 (33.09%) SQL
14 41 (30.15%) SQL Server
14 41 (30.15%) LAN
14 41 (30.15%) SLA
15 39 (28.68%) MS Exchange
16 36 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
17 34 (25.00%) Hyper-V
18 30 (22.06%) SCCM
19 29 (21.32%) Linux
20 28 (20.59%) ITIL
20 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
21 27 (19.85%) Cisco Certification
21 27 (19.85%) Finance
21 27 (19.85%) Data Centre
22 26 (19.12%) Office 365
23 25 (18.38%) MS Excel

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 39 (28.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (5.88%) IIS
3 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.21%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.74%) nginx
6 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (18.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (19.12%) Office 365
3 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 100 (73.53%) DHCP
2 81 (59.56%) Firewall
3 48 (35.29%) WAN
4 47 (34.56%) SAN
4 47 (34.56%) TCP/IP
5 41 (30.15%) LAN
6 24 (17.65%) Wireless
7 22 (16.18%) BGP
7 22 (16.18%) OSPF
8 19 (13.97%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (13.97%) MPLS
9 17 (12.50%) DMVPN
9 17 (12.50%) EIGRP
9 17 (12.50%) SNA
10 12 (8.82%) Internet
11 10 (7.35%) VPN
12 9 (6.62%) SSL
13 8 (5.88%) SMTP
14 7 (5.15%) HTTP
15 6 (4.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) Informix
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
1 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.74%) WinDbg
General
1 27 (19.85%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Games
4 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.94%) Publishing
6 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (33.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (17.65%) IT Engineer
3 22 (16.18%) Consultant
4 18 (13.24%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (12.50%) Data Consultant
5 17 (12.50%) Network Consultant
6 13 (9.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) Senior IT Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Analyst
9 8 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Network Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Administrator
11 6 (4.41%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Unix Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Unix Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.47%) CSS
1 2 (1.47%) HTML
1 2 (1.47%) Middleware
2 1 (0.74%) COM
2 1 (0.74%) LAMP
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.85%) Data Centre
2 22 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.15%) Clustering
5 3 (2.21%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.47%) AS400
6 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.47%) iSeries
6 2 (1.47%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.74%) DataPower
7 1 (0.74%) EPoS
7 1 (0.74%) FMCG
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 99 (72.79%) Windows
2 74 (54.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 64 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 48 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (21.32%) Linux
6 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (13.97%) Windows 7
8 11 (8.09%) Windows 8
9 9 (6.62%) Unix
10 8 (5.88%) Mac OS X
10 8 (5.88%) Solaris
11 6 (4.41%) AIX
11 6 (4.41%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.74%) Debian
13 1 (0.74%) SUSE
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) ITIL
2 23 (16.91%) Business Continuity
3 21 (15.44%) Load Balancing
3 21 (15.44%) Network Design
4 19 (13.97%) Project Management
5 18 (13.24%) High Availability
6 15 (11.03%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (9.56%) Matrix Management
7 13 (9.56%) Matrix Organization
8 11 (8.09%) Change Control
9 8 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 5 (3.68%) DevOps
11 5 (3.68%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.68%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (3.68%) Line Management
12 4 (2.94%) BCP
12 4 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.09%) SQL
2 14 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.82%) Perl
4 6 (4.41%) Korn
5 5 (3.68%) VBScript
6 4 (2.94%) C#
6 4 (2.94%) Java
7 3 (2.21%) Python
8 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.47%) Ruby
9 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.74%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (19.85%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (17.65%) CCNA
3 22 (16.18%) CCNP
4 19 (13.97%) CCIE
5 10 (7.35%) Degree
6 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.21%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.47%) HND
8 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCDA
9 1 (0.74%) CISSP
9 1 (0.74%) HNC
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.74%) MCP
9 1 (0.74%) MCSA
9 1 (0.74%) MCSE
9 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (30.15%) SLA
2 17 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 91 (66.91%) Active Directory
2 52 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.29%) vSphere
5 6 (4.41%) Sendmail
5 6 (4.41%) XenApp
6 5 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.74%) Docker
8 1 (0.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.74%) iptables
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (22.06%) SCCM
2 19 (13.97%) SCOM
3 8 (5.88%) Puppet
4 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.47%) Ansible
6 2 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.74%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) QRadar
7 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (52.21%) Microsoft
2 60 (44.12%) VMware
3 49 (36.03%) Cisco
4 24 (17.65%) Dell
5 20 (14.71%) IBM
6 19 (13.97%) CheckPoint
6 19 (13.97%) Fortinet
7 18 (13.24%) HP
8 16 (11.76%) Kaspersky
8 16 (11.76%) Siemens
8 16 (11.76%) WatchGuard
9 12 (8.82%) EMC
10 11 (8.09%) Oracle
11 10 (7.35%) Citrix
12 8 (5.88%) Apple
12 8 (5.88%) Sun
13 7 (5.15%) Juniper
14 6 (4.41%) F5
14 6 (4.41%) Symantec
15 3 (2.21%) Intel Security
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