The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 106 121 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -63
Permanent jobs citing DNS 65 43 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.77% 1.33% 3.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.87% 12.65% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 62
Average salary £34,000 £41,247 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.57% +21.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
437 340 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.89% 10.52% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 291 218 270
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +7 34 £33,000 +1.53% 7
Glasgow -18 7 £42,500 +6.91% 3
Aberdeen +17 5 £27,500 -35.29%
North Lanarkshire -6 4 £31,000 -40.95%
Fife - 3 £31,500 - 1
Stirling - 3 £47,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £20,500 - 1
West Lothian +12 1 £37,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £53,000 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 85 (81.73%) Windows
2 59 (56.73%) Active Directory
3 57 (54.81%) Microsoft
4 49 (47.12%) DHCP
5 41 (39.42%) Linux
5 41 (39.42%) VMware
6 40 (38.46%) Finance
7 39 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (34.62%) TCP/IP
9 35 (33.65%) MS Excel
10 32 (30.77%) Citrix
10 32 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (29.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (26.92%) MCSE
13 25 (24.04%) ITIL
14 21 (20.19%) IIS
14 21 (20.19%) SQL
15 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
15 20 (19.23%) Clustering
16 19 (18.27%) Firewall
16 19 (18.27%) SAN
17 17 (16.35%) MCITP
17 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
18 16 (15.38%) Cisco
19 15 (14.42%) UNIX
19 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
20 14 (13.46%) LDAP
20 14 (13.46%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (20.19%) IIS
2 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.65%) Apache
5 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (5.77%) CMS
7 5 (4.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.92%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.92%) ColdFusion MX
10 2 (1.92%) WordPress
10 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.92%) Joomla!
10 2 (1.92%) Lync
10 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.96%) Jetty
11 1 (0.96%) nginx
Applications
1 35 (33.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.96%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.85%) Office 365
3 2 (1.92%) Taleo
4 1 (0.96%) IaaS
4 1 (0.96%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (47.12%) DHCP
2 36 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 19 (18.27%) Firewall
3 19 (18.27%) SAN
4 14 (13.46%) LDAP
4 14 (13.46%) VPN
5 12 (11.54%) VoIP
6 11 (10.58%) SMTP
7 10 (9.62%) SSL
7 10 (9.62%) HTTP
8 8 (7.69%) Wireless
8 8 (7.69%) WAN
9 7 (6.73%) LAN
9 7 (6.73%) IPsec
10 6 (5.77%) HTTPS
11 5 (4.81%) TACACS
11 5 (4.81%) FTP
12 4 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (3.85%) BGP
12 4 (3.85%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) MySQL
3 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.85%) SQLPlus
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) QlikView
6 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.96%) MS Access
6 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 40 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Electronics
4 4 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.85%) International Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Marketing
4 4 (3.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Advertising
5 3 (2.88%) Publishing
6 2 (1.92%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.92%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) German Language
7 1 (0.96%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.96%) Turkish Language
7 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.96%) Military
7 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Analyst
2 20 (19.23%) IT Support
3 19 (18.27%) Support Engineer
4 13 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 12 (11.54%) Server Support
6 11 (10.58%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 11 (10.58%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (8.65%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Administrator
9 7 (6.73%) Consultant
10 6 (5.77%) Citrix Specialist
10 6 (5.77%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.77%) Wintel Consultant
10 6 (5.77%) Wintel Specialist
11 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Technical Support Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Technical Support
11 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.81%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) HTML
2 7 (6.73%) .NET
3 6 (5.77%) Web Services
4 5 (4.81%) COM
5 4 (3.85%) LAMP
6 3 (2.88%) CSS
6 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.88%) SOAP
7 2 (1.92%) Ajax
7 2 (1.92%) Middleware
7 2 (1.92%) jQuery
8 1 (0.96%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.96%) REST
8 1 (0.96%) WCF
8 1 (0.96%) Zend Framework
8 1 (0.96%) JSON
8 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.96%) JGroups
8 1 (0.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Clustering
2 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.73%) PKI
4 4 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.92%) DTV
5 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.96%) Open Source
6 1 (0.96%) iPad
6 1 (0.96%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.96%) Blog
6 1 (0.96%) DataPower
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 85 (81.73%) Windows
2 41 (39.42%) Linux
3 39 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (29.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 15 (14.42%) UNIX
8 11 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.73%) Solaris
10 6 (5.77%) CentOS
11 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
11 5 (4.81%) SUSE
11 5 (4.81%) Ubuntu
12 4 (3.85%) Windows CE
12 4 (3.85%) Android
12 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.92%) AIX
13 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) ITIL
2 11 (10.58%) Project Management
3 9 (8.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (8.65%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (6.73%) Information Security
4 7 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.77%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.81%) Change Management
7 4 (3.85%) Service Management
7 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (3.85%) Fault Management
8 3 (2.88%) SIEM
8 3 (2.88%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.88%) Security Architecture
8 3 (2.88%) Pattern Recognition
8 3 (2.88%) OWASP
8 3 (2.88%) ERP
8 3 (2.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 8 (7.69%) C#
5 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.85%) Python
6 4 (3.85%) Perl
6 4 (3.85%) PHP
6 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.88%) VBScript
7 3 (2.88%) C++
7 3 (2.88%) Java
7 3 (2.88%) C
8 1 (0.96%) R
8 1 (0.96%) VB
8 1 (0.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (26.92%) MCSE
3 17 (16.35%) MCITP
4 8 (7.69%) CCA
4 8 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (7.69%) MCSA
5 7 (6.73%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (5.77%) MCP
6 6 (5.77%) Degree
7 4 (3.85%) MCTS
7 4 (3.85%) CISSP
8 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.88%) CCNA
8 3 (2.88%) GIAC
9 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.96%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 59 (56.73%) Active Directory
2 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.69%) vSphere
5 7 (6.73%) XenApp
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.88%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.92%) NFS
8 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.96%) vCloud
9 1 (0.96%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.96%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) SCCM
2 6 (5.77%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.85%) Data Guard
3 4 (3.85%) SCOM
4 3 (2.88%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.92%) HP NNM
5 2 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.92%) Puppet
6 1 (0.96%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.96%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.96%) Ansible
6 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.96%) WSUS
6 1 (0.96%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.96%) Nagios
6 1 (0.96%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 57 (54.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (39.42%) VMware
3 32 (30.77%) Citrix
4 16 (15.38%) Cisco
5 13 (12.50%) Juniper
6 11 (10.58%) Oracle
6 11 (10.58%) HP
7 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.77%) Veritas
8 6 (5.77%) Apple
8 6 (5.77%) Symantec
9 5 (4.81%) F5
9 5 (4.81%) EMC
10 4 (3.85%) Veeam
10 4 (3.85%) Meru Networks
11 3 (2.88%) SAP
11 3 (2.88%) Sage
11 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.88%) Sun
12 2 (1.92%) IBM
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