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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 94 128 93
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -35
Permanent jobs citing DNS 60 37 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.01% 1.11% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.95% 9.32% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 43
Average salary £36,878 £31,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,700 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,878 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.32% -1.33%
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
354 397 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.88% 11.86% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 207 294 268
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,099
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +18 27 £29,750 -42.23% 2
Glasgow +16 14 £42,750 +58.33% 5
Stirling - 11 £50,000 -
Aberdeen - 3 £32,500 - 2
Dundee +2 2 £52,500 +128.26% 1
Moray +3 1 - -
West Lothian -4 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 £24,000 - 1
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 112 (82.35%) Windows
2 88 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 64 (47.06%) DHCP
4 58 (42.65%) Microsoft
5 56 (41.18%) VMware
6 52 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (30.15%) TCP/IP
8 35 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (24.26%) MS Exchange
10 32 (23.53%) Linux
11 30 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (22.06%) Windows 7
12 29 (21.32%) Windows XP
12 29 (21.32%) ITIL
13 28 (20.59%) MS Excel
13 28 (20.59%) SAN
13 28 (20.59%) Clustering
14 27 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (18.38%) Service Delivery
16 24 (17.65%) Finance
16 24 (17.65%) Banking
17 23 (16.91%) Firewall
17 23 (16.91%) IIS
18 22 (16.18%) Cisco
19 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (15.44%) HP
20 20 (14.71%) Citrix
20 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
20 20 (14.71%) MCSE
20 20 (14.71%) Mentoring

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 33 (24.26%) MS Exchange
2 23 (16.91%) IIS
3 11 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.62%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.41%) Lync
6 5 (3.68%) Apache
7 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.21%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.47%) nginx
9 2 (1.47%) Mule
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.74%) WorkSite
Applications
1 28 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (47.06%) DHCP
2 41 (30.15%) TCP/IP
3 28 (20.59%) SAN
4 23 (16.91%) Firewall
5 19 (13.97%) VoIP
6 16 (11.76%) VPN
7 14 (10.29%) WAN
8 11 (8.09%) SMTP
8 11 (8.09%) HTTP
8 11 (8.09%) LAN
9 8 (5.88%) NAS
10 7 (5.15%) Wireless
10 7 (5.15%) SSL
11 6 (4.41%) LDAP
12 5 (3.68%) IPv4
12 5 (3.68%) Internet
12 5 (3.68%) MPLS
13 4 (2.94%) BGP
13 4 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (2.94%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.21%) Big Data
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.47%) MySQL
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.74%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.21%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.21%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (17.65%) Finance
1 24 (17.65%) Banking
2 19 (13.97%) Retail
3 7 (5.15%) Law
4 4 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.94%) Back Office
4 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.21%) Advertising
6 2 (1.47%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (16.91%) Analyst
1 23 (16.91%) Support Engineer
2 12 (8.82%) Administrator
2 12 (8.82%) IT Support
3 11 (8.09%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (8.09%) Support Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) Consultant
4 10 (7.35%) Desktop Technician
5 9 (6.62%) Customer Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Customer Support Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Security Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (3.68%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) ICT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) XML
2 8 (5.88%) HTML
2 8 (5.88%) Web Services
3 5 (3.68%) JSP
4 4 (2.94%) CSS
4 4 (2.94%) Ajax
4 4 (2.94%) .NET
4 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.94%) jQuery
5 3 (2.21%) XSD
5 3 (2.21%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.21%) X-Windows
6 2 (1.47%) Spring
6 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.47%) Middleware
6 2 (1.47%) JMS
6 2 (1.47%) COM
6 2 (1.47%) J2EE
6 2 (1.47%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.59%) Clustering
2 17 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 12 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.15%) Blackberry
7 6 (4.41%) N-Tier
7 6 (4.41%) PKI
8 4 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.47%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.47%) iPhone
9 2 (1.47%) DataPower
9 2 (1.47%) Open Source
9 2 (1.47%) Derivative
9 2 (1.47%) Wiki
9 2 (1.47%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.47%) Equities
10 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.74%) Handset
10 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 112 (82.35%) Windows
2 52 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (23.53%) Linux
4 30 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (22.06%) Windows 7
5 29 (21.32%) Windows XP
6 27 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (8.09%) UNIX
8 10 (7.35%) Ubuntu
9 8 (5.88%) Solaris
9 8 (5.88%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.41%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.41%) AIX
10 6 (4.41%) Fedora
10 6 (4.41%) CentOS
11 5 (3.68%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (3.68%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.94%) Android
13 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.32%) ITIL
2 25 (18.38%) Service Delivery
3 20 (14.71%) Mentoring
4 17 (12.50%) Coaching
5 12 (8.82%) Service Management
6 9 (6.62%) Project Management
7 6 (4.41%) Validation
7 6 (4.41%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.41%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.41%) Time Management
8 5 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.68%) Release Management
8 5 (3.68%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.68%) Web Development
9 4 (2.94%) CRM
9 4 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.94%) Use Case
9 4 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.50%) SQL
3 11 (8.09%) PHP
4 10 (7.35%) VBScript
5 9 (6.62%) Perl
6 7 (5.15%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.15%) C#
6 7 (5.15%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.41%) Python
7 6 (4.41%) Java
8 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.47%) C
11 1 (0.74%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (14.71%) MCSE
3 12 (8.82%) Degree
4 8 (5.88%) MCITP
5 7 (5.15%) MCP
6 6 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.41%) MCSA
7 5 (3.68%) CCNA
8 4 (2.94%) CWNA
9 3 (2.21%) CCA
9 3 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.47%) VCP4
11 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.74%) MCDST
11 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.74%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (0.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.03%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 88 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 35 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.03%) vSphere
4 12 (8.82%) XenApp
5 9 (6.62%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.15%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.68%) Firmware
7 5 (3.68%) NFS
8 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.47%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.47%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.74%) UAG
10 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) SCOM
2 6 (4.41%) SCCM
3 5 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.74%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.74%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (42.65%) Microsoft
2 56 (41.18%) VMware
3 22 (16.18%) Cisco
4 21 (15.44%) HP
5 20 (14.71%) Citrix
6 12 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.62%) Oracle
8 5 (3.68%) Compaq
8 5 (3.68%) IBM
9 4 (2.94%) ProCurve
9 4 (2.94%) Veeam
9 4 (2.94%) Aruba
9 4 (2.94%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (2.94%) Meru Networks
10 3 (2.21%) F5
10 3 (2.21%) Google
10 3 (2.21%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.21%) EMC
10 3 (2.21%) Veritas
10 3 (2.21%) Juniper
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
SMA Vehicle Remarketing
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago