The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 78 102 66
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -36
Permanent jobs citing DNS 95 60 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.81% 1.92% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.04% 18.02% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 51 43 48
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,300 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,995 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
474 333 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.01% 10.67% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 303 224 285
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 October 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Scotland

DNS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 47 £29,000 -10.76% 2
Aberdeen - 17 £37,000 -
Glasgow -9 16 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Stirling - 8 £46,250 -
Dundee +10 2 £16,500 -59.75%
Aberdeenshire - 2 £20,500 -
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Argyll and Bute -2 1 £53,000 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 125 (82.24%) Windows
2 84 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 79 (51.97%) Microsoft
4 66 (43.42%) DHCP
5 59 (38.82%) VMware
6 54 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (34.21%) TCP/IP
7 52 (34.21%) MS Excel
8 44 (28.95%) Linux
8 44 (28.95%) Finance
9 40 (26.32%) Citrix
10 38 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (23.03%) MS Exchange
11 35 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (22.37%) MCSE
13 33 (21.71%) IIS
14 32 (21.05%) ITIL
15 31 (20.39%) VoIP
15 31 (20.39%) Windows 7
16 29 (19.08%) Firewall
17 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
17 26 (17.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (15.79%) SQL
19 23 (15.13%) VPN
20 21 (13.82%) PowerShell
21 19 (12.50%) Windows XP
21 19 (12.50%) Clustering
22 17 (11.18%) Service Delivery

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 35 (23.03%) MS Exchange
2 33 (21.71%) IIS
3 15 (9.87%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.24%) Apache
4 11 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (6.58%) Tomcat
5 10 (6.58%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.29%) CMS
8 4 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.63%) Lync
8 4 (2.63%) Jetty
8 4 (2.63%) nginx
9 3 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.97%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.66%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.26%) Office 365
3 5 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.63%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.63%) IaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 66 (43.42%) DHCP
2 52 (34.21%) TCP/IP
3 31 (20.39%) VoIP
4 29 (19.08%) Firewall
5 23 (15.13%) VPN
6 17 (11.18%) WAN
7 16 (10.53%) HTTP
8 15 (9.87%) LAN
9 14 (9.21%) LDAP
9 14 (9.21%) SAN
10 13 (8.55%) SMTP
11 12 (7.89%) FTP
12 9 (5.92%) SSL
12 9 (5.92%) IPsec
13 8 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (5.26%) Wireless
13 8 (5.26%) HTTPS
14 7 (4.61%) H.323
15 5 (3.29%) SSH
15 5 (3.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) MySQL
2 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.63%) SQLPlus
3 4 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) QlikView
6 1 (0.66%) IDOL
6 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.97%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.97%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.97%) Subversion
General
1 44 (28.95%) Finance
2 15 (9.87%) Banking
3 12 (7.89%) Retail
4 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.63%) Electronics
5 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.63%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.63%) International Banking
5 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 4 (2.63%) German Language
5 4 (2.63%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.63%) Turkish Language
5 4 (2.63%) Games
6 3 (1.97%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Publishing
7 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (21.71%) Support Engineer
2 31 (20.39%) Analyst
3 25 (16.45%) IT Support
4 19 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 13 (8.55%) Administrator
6 12 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
7 11 (7.24%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) Citrix Specialist
8 10 (6.58%) Consultant
8 10 (6.58%) Wintel Specialist
8 10 (6.58%) Wintel Consultant
9 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.26%) Applications Support
10 8 (5.26%) Server Support
10 8 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 7 (4.61%) Customer Engineer
11 7 (4.61%) Customer Support Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.87%) HTML
2 11 (7.24%) .NET
3 9 (5.92%) Web Services
4 7 (4.61%) JSP
5 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.29%) COM
6 5 (3.29%) CSS
6 5 (3.29%) XML
7 4 (2.63%) J2EE
7 4 (2.63%) Ajax
7 4 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.63%) Servlets
7 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (2.63%) jQuery
8 3 (1.97%) SOAP
8 3 (1.97%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.97%) XSD
9 2 (1.32%) Middleware
10 1 (0.66%) LAMP
10 1 (0.66%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.50%) Clustering
3 10 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.61%) PKI
5 7 (4.61%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.63%) Blog
6 4 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.63%) DataPower
6 4 (2.63%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.63%) DTV
7 3 (1.97%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.97%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.97%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.97%) Social Gaming
8 2 (1.32%) Open Source
8 2 (1.32%) Online Games
9 1 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 125 (82.24%) Windows
2 54 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (28.95%) Linux
4 38 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (20.39%) Windows 7
6 26 (17.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 15 (9.87%) UNIX
9 13 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (6.58%) Solaris
11 8 (5.26%) Ubuntu
12 7 (4.61%) Apple iOS
13 6 (3.95%) CentOS
14 5 (3.29%) Android
15 4 (2.63%) Windows CE
15 4 (2.63%) Fedora
16 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (1.97%) AIX
16 3 (1.97%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.05%) ITIL
2 17 (11.18%) Service Delivery
3 14 (9.21%) Project Management
4 11 (7.24%) Mentoring
5 10 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (6.58%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (5.92%) Coaching
7 8 (5.26%) Change Management
7 8 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.26%) Web Development
8 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.61%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.95%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.29%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.29%) Information Security
11 4 (2.63%) Programme Management
11 4 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (2.63%) Automated Testing
11 4 (2.63%) OO
11 4 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.79%) SQL
2 21 (13.82%) PowerShell
3 14 (9.21%) C#
4 11 (7.24%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.58%) Java
6 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.61%) VBScript
7 7 (4.61%) PHP
8 5 (3.29%) Python
8 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.29%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.63%) Perl
9 4 (2.63%) C
10 3 (1.97%) C++
10 3 (1.97%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.32%) VB
12 1 (0.66%) Korn
12 1 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (22.37%) MCSE
3 16 (10.53%) MCITP
4 11 (7.24%) CCA
4 11 (7.24%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (5.92%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (5.26%) MCSA
7 7 (4.61%) Degree
8 6 (3.95%) MCP
9 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.63%) CCNA
10 4 (2.63%) MCTS
11 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.66%) CISM
13 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.66%) CCNP
13 1 (0.66%) CISSP
13 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.53%) SLA
2 8 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.61%) QA
4 1 (0.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 84 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.55%) vSphere
4 11 (7.24%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.95%) XenApp
6 4 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (2.63%) Xen
6 4 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.63%) NFS
7 3 (1.97%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.97%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.66%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.66%) UAG
9 1 (0.66%) KVM
9 1 (0.66%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) SCCM
2 5 (3.29%) SCOM
2 5 (3.29%) Puppet
2 5 (3.29%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.63%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.63%) Ansible
4 3 (1.97%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.97%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.32%) HP NNM
5 2 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.66%) Nagios
6 1 (0.66%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.66%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.66%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.66%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 79 (51.97%) Microsoft
2 59 (38.82%) VMware
3 40 (26.32%) Citrix
4 17 (11.18%) Oracle
4 17 (11.18%) Cisco
5 15 (9.87%) HP
6 11 (7.24%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.58%) Juniper
8 7 (4.61%) IBM
8 7 (4.61%) Google
9 5 (3.29%) Symantec
9 5 (3.29%) SAP
9 5 (3.29%) EMC
9 5 (3.29%) Apple
10 4 (2.63%) Veeam
10 4 (2.63%) Meru Networks
11 3 (1.97%) F5
11 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.97%) Sage
12 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
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