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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 78 99
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 80 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 2.70% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.99% 22.04% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 35
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
273 363 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.18% 12.25% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 184 226 217
Median salary £40,561 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.56% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,550 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +10 19 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Glasgow -20 9 £39,000 +1.29% 3
Perth and Kinross - 1 £53,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £34,000 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 51 (66.23%) Windows
2 49 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 46 (59.74%) DHCP
4 34 (44.16%) Cisco
5 31 (40.26%) Firewall
6 28 (36.36%) VMware
6 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 24 (31.17%) Linux
8 23 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (29.87%) PowerShell
8 23 (29.87%) Windows Server
9 22 (28.57%) WAN
10 21 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (25.97%) LAN
11 20 (25.97%) MS Exchange
11 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (24.68%) SQL
13 17 (22.08%) Finance
14 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
15 15 (19.48%) ITIL
15 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
15 15 (19.48%) Data Centre
16 14 (18.18%) IIS
16 14 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (15.58%) vSphere
17 12 (15.58%) CCNP
17 12 (15.58%) VPN
18 11 (14.29%) CCNA
18 11 (14.29%) MPLS

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 20 (25.97%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.18%) IIS
3 8 (10.39%) Skype for Business
4 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.49%) Apache
5 5 (6.49%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.90%) Confluence
8 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.30%) JBoss
9 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.90%) Fishtalk
1 3 (3.90%) Q-Pulse
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.49%) Office 365
4 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.60%) SaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 46 (59.74%) DHCP
2 31 (40.26%) Firewall
3 22 (28.57%) WAN
4 21 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 20 (25.97%) LAN
6 12 (15.58%) VPN
7 11 (14.29%) MPLS
8 10 (12.99%) BGP
8 10 (12.99%) OSPF
9 8 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (10.39%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (10.39%) DMVPN
9 8 (10.39%) EIGRP
9 8 (10.39%) SAN
9 8 (10.39%) SNA
9 8 (10.39%) SSL
9 8 (10.39%) Wireless
10 7 (9.09%) iSCSI
11 5 (6.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (6.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.19%) MySQL
5 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.30%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.60%) Selenium
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Back Office
3 3 (3.90%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Support Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) IT Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Security Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Support
6 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Consultant
7 8 (10.39%) Data Consultant
7 8 (10.39%) IT Security Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Network Consultant
8 7 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) IT Support
8 7 (9.09%) Security Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Site Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Systems Support
8 7 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) SAML
2 4 (5.19%) LAMP
2 4 (5.19%) Web Services
3 3 (3.90%) .NET
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.39%) PKI
4 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.19%) Replication
6 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.90%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (3.90%) iPhone
7 2 (2.60%) Clustering
7 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) FMCG
8 1 (1.30%) iPad
8 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (66.23%) Windows
2 24 (31.17%) Linux
3 23 (29.87%) Windows Server
4 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.39%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.09%) OpenVMS
7 7 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 7 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 7 (9.09%) Windows 2000
8 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.19%) Android
9 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.90%) Unix
10 3 (3.90%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.60%) AIX
11 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) High Availability
2 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.39%) Network Design
4 7 (9.09%) Coaching
4 7 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.79%) Network Management
5 6 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.49%) Actionable Insight
6 5 (6.49%) Change Control
6 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.49%) Forensic Analysis
6 5 (6.49%) Information Security
6 5 (6.49%) Line Management
6 5 (6.49%) QMS
6 5 (6.49%) Quality Management
6 5 (6.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) PowerShell
2 19 (24.68%) SQL
3 10 (12.99%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.69%) VBScript
5 8 (10.39%) Python
6 5 (6.49%) VB
7 4 (5.19%) Bourne shell
7 4 (5.19%) Korn
8 3 (3.90%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.58%) CCNP
3 11 (14.29%) CCNA
4 10 (12.99%) HND
5 9 (11.69%) CCIE
6 3 (3.90%) MCSE
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.60%) Degree
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.30%) CCSE
8 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.30%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.30%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) vSphere
4 7 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.79%) ISA Server
6 5 (6.49%) NFS
6 5 (6.49%) Samba
6 5 (6.49%) XenApp
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.30%) Gluster
8 1 (1.30%) KVM
8 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) SCCM
2 8 (10.39%) SCOM
3 6 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.79%) Puppet
3 6 (7.79%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (6.49%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.90%) Ansible
6 2 (2.60%) Iperf
6 2 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.30%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) MOM
7 1 (1.30%) Nagios
7 1 (1.30%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (44.16%) Cisco
2 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 28 (36.36%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) F5
3 10 (12.99%) Fortinet
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle
4 9 (11.69%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.39%) Dell
5 8 (10.39%) Juniper
6 7 (9.09%) Citrix
7 6 (7.79%) HP
7 6 (7.79%) Palo Alto
7 6 (7.79%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.49%) Symantec
9 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
9 3 (3.90%) Brocade
9 3 (3.90%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.90%) Percona
9 3 (3.90%) Perforce
9 3 (3.90%) Riverbed
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