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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 91 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 39 61 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 2.09% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.05% 17.94% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 35
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
353 340 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.79% 11.65% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 232 215 218
Median salary £39,028 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.42% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +17 24 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Glasgow -2 15 £38,000 -1.29% 2
Argyll and Bute +5 1 £30,500 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 60 (63.83%) Windows
2 57 (60.64%) DHCP
2 57 (60.64%) Active Directory
3 42 (44.68%) Firewall
4 38 (40.43%) Cisco
4 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
5 31 (32.98%) TCP/IP
6 29 (30.85%) WAN
7 28 (29.79%) VMware
7 28 (29.79%) Windows Server
8 27 (28.72%) LAN
9 25 (26.60%) PowerShell
10 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (24.47%) Linux
11 22 (23.40%) Finance
11 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (21.28%) SQL
12 20 (21.28%) MS Exchange
12 20 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (20.21%) Data Centre
14 17 (18.09%) CCNP
15 16 (17.02%) CCNA
15 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
15 16 (17.02%) IIS
15 16 (17.02%) ITIL
15 16 (17.02%) MPLS
16 15 (15.96%) OSPF
16 15 (15.96%) BGP
16 15 (15.96%) VPN

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 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.02%) IIS
3 6 (6.38%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.32%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.19%) Apache
6 3 (3.19%) Confluence
6 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.19%) Office 365
4 2 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (60.64%) DHCP
2 42 (44.68%) Firewall
3 31 (32.98%) TCP/IP
4 29 (30.85%) WAN
5 27 (28.72%) LAN
6 16 (17.02%) MPLS
7 15 (15.96%) BGP
7 15 (15.96%) OSPF
7 15 (15.96%) VPN
8 12 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (12.77%) DMVPN
8 12 (12.77%) EIGRP
8 12 (12.77%) SAN
8 12 (12.77%) SNA
8 12 (12.77%) Wireless
9 9 (9.57%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (8.51%) NAS
11 7 (7.45%) iSCSI
11 7 (7.45%) SSL
12 5 (5.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.19%) MySQL
3 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.19%) JIRA
2 3 (3.19%) Subversion
3 2 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Back Office
2 5 (5.32%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Games
3 3 (3.19%) Publishing
4 2 (2.13%) Law
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Local Government
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Support Engineer
2 20 (21.28%) Analyst
3 19 (20.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (15.96%) IT Engineer
5 13 (13.83%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) Consultant
6 12 (12.77%) Data Consultant
6 12 (12.77%) IT Support
6 12 (12.77%) Network Consultant
6 12 (12.77%) Security Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) IT Security Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Security Analyst
7 9 (9.57%) Senior Security Analyst
7 9 (9.57%) Site Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Systems Support
7 9 (9.57%) Systems Support Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) IT Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) SAML
2 3 (3.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) HTML
2 3 (3.19%) LAMP
2 3 (3.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.57%) PKI
4 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.26%) Clustering
5 4 (4.26%) Replication
6 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.19%) EMC VNX
6 3 (3.19%) iPhone
7 2 (2.13%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.06%) Blog
8 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.06%) iPad
8 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (63.83%) Windows
2 28 (29.79%) Windows Server
3 23 (24.47%) Linux
4 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.64%) Windows XP
7 9 (9.57%) OpenVMS
7 9 (9.57%) Windows 2000
7 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.45%) Windows 10
9 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.32%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.26%) AIX
10 4 (4.26%) Android
10 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.26%) Solaris
10 4 (4.26%) Unix
11 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) High Availability
3 12 (12.77%) Information Security
3 12 (12.77%) Network Design
4 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.57%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.51%) Coaching
6 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.45%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (7.45%) Project Management
8 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.38%) Change Control
8 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.38%) Network Management
9 5 (5.32%) Actionable Insight
9 5 (5.32%) Forensic Analysis
9 5 (5.32%) Line Management
9 5 (5.32%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 5 (5.32%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (5.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) PowerShell
2 20 (21.28%) SQL
3 13 (13.83%) VBScript
4 12 (12.77%) Python
5 8 (8.51%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.32%) Perl
6 5 (5.32%) VB
7 4 (4.26%) Bourne shell
7 4 (4.26%) Korn
8 3 (3.19%) C#
8 3 (3.19%) Java
8 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.09%) CCNP
3 16 (17.02%) CCNA
4 13 (13.83%) CCIE
5 10 (10.64%) HND
6 6 (6.38%) CEH
6 6 (6.38%) CISSP
7 5 (5.32%) CISA
7 5 (5.32%) CISM
8 2 (2.13%) Degree
8 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.13%) MCSE
8 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.06%) CCSE
9 1 (1.06%) GCIH
9 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.06%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (60.64%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.57%) vSphere
4 6 (6.38%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.26%) NFS
5 4 (4.26%) Samba
5 4 (4.26%) XenApp
6 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) SCCM
2 8 (8.51%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (7.45%) SCOM
4 5 (5.32%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.19%) Puppet
6 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.13%) CSIRT
6 2 (2.13%) Iperf
6 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.06%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.06%) MOM
7 1 (1.06%) Nagios
7 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Cisco
1 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (29.79%) VMware
3 15 (15.96%) Fortinet
4 13 (13.83%) CheckPoint
5 11 (11.70%) F5
6 10 (10.64%) SolarWinds
7 9 (9.57%) HP
7 9 (9.57%) Oracle
8 7 (7.45%) Citrix
8 7 (7.45%) Dell
8 7 (7.45%) Juniper
9 6 (6.38%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.26%) EMC
10 4 (4.26%) Sophos
11 3 (3.19%) Atlassian
11 3 (3.19%) Brocade
11 3 (3.19%) Meraki
11 3 (3.19%) Perforce
11 3 (3.19%) Riverbed
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