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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 96 103 120
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 62 64 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.18% 2.01% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.45% 16.62% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 37
Median salary £39,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £44,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
336 385 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.80% 12.07% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 202 265 278
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 2016.

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 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 30 £38,670 +10.48% 4
Glasgow -9 22 £50,000 +66.66% 2
North Lanarkshire +5 5 £28,500 -32.94%
Renfrewshire -3 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - - 2
Inverclyde - 1 £18,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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.

1 102 (72.86%) DHCP
2 99 (70.71%) Windows
3 93 (66.43%) Active Directory
4 85 (60.71%) Firewall
5 78 (55.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 67 (47.86%) Microsoft
8 62 (44.29%) VMware
9 56 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 52 (37.14%) Cisco
11 51 (36.43%) TCP/IP
12 50 (35.71%) WAN
13 49 (35.00%) SAN
13 49 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 46 (32.86%) SQL
15 43 (30.71%) SQL Server
16 42 (30.00%) LAN
17 41 (29.29%) SLA
18 40 (28.57%) MS Exchange
19 36 (25.71%) Hyper-V
19 36 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
20 32 (22.86%) SCCM
21 30 (21.43%) Linux
22 28 (20.00%) Finance
23 27 (19.29%) Cisco Certification
24 26 (18.57%) ITIL
24 26 (18.57%) CCNA
24 26 (18.57%) Office 365
25 25 (17.86%) Wireless
26 24 (17.14%) MS Excel

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 40 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.00%) IIS
5 6 (4.29%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.14%) nginx
7 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (18.57%) Office 365
3 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.71%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 102 (72.86%) DHCP
2 85 (60.71%) Firewall
3 51 (36.43%) TCP/IP
4 50 (35.71%) WAN
5 49 (35.00%) SAN
6 42 (30.00%) LAN
7 25 (17.86%) Wireless
8 23 (16.43%) BGP
8 23 (16.43%) OSPF
9 22 (15.71%) MPLS
10 20 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (13.57%) DMVPN
11 19 (13.57%) EIGRP
11 19 (13.57%) SNA
12 14 (10.00%) Internet
13 12 (8.57%) SSL
14 10 (7.14%) HTTP
14 10 (7.14%) VPN
15 9 (6.43%) SSH
16 8 (5.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.14%) Informix
3 3 (2.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.71%) JIRA
1 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.71%) WinDbg
General
1 28 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (7.14%) Banking
3 7 (5.00%) Games
4 4 (2.86%) Publishing
4 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (17.14%) Consultant
2 24 (17.14%) IT Engineer
3 19 (13.57%) Data Consultant
3 19 (13.57%) Network Consultant
4 18 (12.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Senior IT Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.86%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Administrator
9 9 (6.43%) Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Unix Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Unix Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) 1st Line Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) LAMP
2 2 (1.43%) HTML
2 2 (1.43%) Middleware
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.71%) Clustering
3 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.14%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.14%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (0.71%) AS400
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) DataPower
6 1 (0.71%) EPoS
6 1 (0.71%) FMCG
6 1 (0.71%) iSeries
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 99 (70.71%) Windows
2 78 (55.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 70 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 49 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (21.43%) Linux
6 23 (16.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (12.86%) Windows 7
8 13 (9.29%) Solaris
9 11 (7.86%) Unix
9 11 (7.86%) Windows 8
10 9 (6.43%) AIX
11 8 (5.71%) Mac OS X
12 6 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.71%) Debian
14 1 (0.71%) SUSE
14 1 (0.71%) VMS
14 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) ITIL
2 22 (15.71%) Business Continuity
2 22 (15.71%) Network Design
3 21 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (14.29%) High Availability
4 20 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 20 (14.29%) Project Management
5 13 (9.29%) Matrix Management
5 13 (9.29%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.14%) Change Control
7 8 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (5.00%) DevOps
9 5 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (3.57%) Line Management
9 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 4 (2.86%) BCP
10 4 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.86%) SQL
2 15 (10.71%) Perl
3 14 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.43%) Korn
5 6 (4.29%) VBScript
6 4 (2.86%) C#
6 4 (2.86%) Java
7 3 (2.14%) Python
8 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.43%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) Tcl
9 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (19.29%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (18.57%) CCNA
3 23 (16.43%) CCNP
4 20 (14.29%) CCIE
5 7 (5.00%) Degree
6 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.14%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.43%) CISSP
7 2 (1.43%) HND
7 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.71%) CEH
8 1 (0.71%) HNC
8 1 (0.71%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.71%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.71%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.71%) MCP
8 1 (0.71%) MCSA
8 1 (0.71%) MCSE
8 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (29.29%) SLA
2 18 (12.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (66.43%) Active Directory
2 56 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (25.71%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.57%) vSphere
5 9 (6.43%) Sendmail
5 9 (6.43%) XenApp
6 7 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.14%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.43%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.71%) Docker
9 1 (0.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.71%) iptables
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (22.86%) SCCM
2 17 (12.14%) SCOM
3 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (3.57%) Puppet
5 2 (1.43%) Ansible
5 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.43%) WSUS
6 1 (0.71%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) QRadar
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 67 (47.86%) Microsoft
2 62 (44.29%) VMware
3 52 (37.14%) Cisco
4 23 (16.43%) Dell
5 21 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 20 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 19 (13.57%) HP
8 18 (12.86%) IBM
9 17 (12.14%) WatchGuard
10 16 (11.43%) Kaspersky
10 16 (11.43%) Siemens
11 15 (10.71%) EMC
11 15 (10.71%) Oracle
12 13 (9.29%) Citrix
12 13 (9.29%) Sun
13 8 (5.71%) Apple
14 5 (3.57%) Symantec
15 4 (2.86%) F5
15 4 (2.86%) Juniper
15 4 (2.86%) Red Hat
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