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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 83 113 74
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -39
Permanent jobs citing DNS 73 53 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.37% 1.62% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.16% 14.32% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 62
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,204
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
381 370 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.39% 11.31% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 247 248 322
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 25 £29,000 -17.14% 3
Glasgow +15 18 £41,500 +8.49% 1
Aberdeen +22 15 £37,000 -25.25% 1
Stirling - 9 £45,000 - 1
Fife - 3 £26,000 -
Moray - 2 - -
West Lothian +4 1 - - 1
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 136 (81.93%) Windows
2 100 (60.24%) Active Directory
3 83 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 71 (42.77%) VMware
5 70 (42.17%) DHCP
6 65 (39.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (33.13%) TCP/IP
8 54 (32.53%) MS Excel
9 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (25.30%) Linux
10 42 (25.30%) Citrix
11 40 (24.10%) Finance
12 39 (23.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 38 (22.89%) ITIL
14 37 (22.29%) IIS
15 36 (21.69%) MS Exchange
15 36 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (20.48%) VoIP
16 34 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (19.28%) MCSE
17 32 (19.28%) Windows 7
18 31 (18.67%) Firewall
19 30 (18.07%) Windows XP
20 29 (17.47%) Service Delivery
21 28 (16.87%) SQL Server
22 27 (16.27%) PowerShell
23 26 (15.66%) Clustering
24 22 (13.25%) VPN
24 22 (13.25%) SLA
24 22 (13.25%) Analytical Skills

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (22.29%) IIS
2 36 (21.69%) MS Exchange
3 14 (8.43%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (6.02%) WebSphere
6 9 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (5.42%) Apache
7 8 (4.82%) Tomcat
8 7 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (3.61%) Lync
10 5 (3.01%) nginx
11 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (2.41%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (2.41%) Jetty
11 4 (2.41%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.81%) CMS
13 1 (0.60%) WordPress
13 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
Applications
1 54 (32.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.81%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) Office 365
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.41%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.41%) IaaS
4 4 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.20%) Taleo
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (42.17%) DHCP
2 55 (33.13%) TCP/IP
3 34 (20.48%) VoIP
4 31 (18.67%) Firewall
5 22 (13.25%) VPN
6 21 (12.65%) SAN
7 20 (12.05%) WAN
8 18 (10.84%) LAN
9 15 (9.04%) HTTP
10 12 (7.23%) SMTP
11 11 (6.63%) LDAP
11 11 (6.63%) FTP
12 8 (4.82%) SSL
13 7 (4.22%) Wireless
14 6 (3.61%) IPsec
14 6 (3.61%) BGP
14 6 (3.61%) HTTPS
15 5 (3.01%) IPv4
15 5 (3.01%) Internet
15 5 (3.01%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.41%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.41%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.81%) MySQL
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.60%) IDOL
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.81%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.81%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 40 (24.10%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Banking
3 18 (10.84%) Retail
4 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.41%) Back Office
5 4 (2.41%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.41%) International Banking
5 4 (2.41%) German Language
5 4 (2.41%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.41%) Turkish Language
6 3 (1.81%) Law
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Advertising
7 2 (1.20%) Electronics
7 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.20%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.20%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (19.28%) Analyst
2 30 (18.07%) Support Engineer
3 19 (11.45%) Support Analyst
4 17 (10.24%) IT Support
5 15 (9.04%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (9.04%) Administrator
6 13 (7.83%) Customer Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) Customer Support Engineer
7 12 (7.23%) Consultant
8 11 (6.63%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (6.02%) Wintel Consultant
10 9 (5.42%) Wintel Specialist
10 9 (5.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.42%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (5.42%) Citrix Specialist
11 7 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) Network Engineer
12 6 (3.61%) Server Support
12 6 (3.61%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.83%) HTML
2 9 (5.42%) .NET
3 7 (4.22%) Web Services
3 7 (4.22%) XML
3 7 (4.22%) JSP
4 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.01%) CSS
5 4 (2.41%) COM
5 4 (2.41%) J2EE
5 4 (2.41%) Servlets
5 4 (2.41%) Ajax
5 4 (2.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (2.41%) jQuery
6 3 (1.81%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.81%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.81%) XSD
7 2 (1.20%) SOAP
8 1 (0.60%) Middleware
8 1 (0.60%) WAP
8 1 (0.60%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) Clustering
2 22 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.83%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.42%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.82%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.01%) PKI
6 5 (3.01%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.41%) DataPower
7 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.41%) Blog
7 4 (2.41%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.41%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.81%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.20%) DTV
9 2 (1.20%) Online Games
9 2 (1.20%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.20%) iPhone
9 2 (1.20%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 136 (81.93%) Windows
2 65 (39.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (25.30%) Linux
5 34 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (19.28%) Windows 7
7 30 (18.07%) Windows XP
8 16 (9.64%) UNIX
9 14 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (7.23%) Ubuntu
11 11 (6.63%) Solaris
12 7 (4.22%) Fedora
12 7 (4.22%) Apple iOS
13 5 (3.01%) CentOS
13 5 (3.01%) AIX
14 4 (2.41%) Mac OS X
14 4 (2.41%) Android
14 4 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (1.81%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.89%) ITIL
2 29 (17.47%) Service Delivery
3 15 (9.04%) Coaching
4 14 (8.43%) Mentoring
5 11 (6.63%) Project Management
6 10 (6.02%) Service Management
7 8 (4.82%) Problem Management
7 8 (4.82%) Time Management
8 7 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.61%) Change Management
9 6 (3.61%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.61%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.61%) Web Development
9 6 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.01%) ERP
11 4 (2.41%) Validation
11 4 (2.41%) Migration
11 4 (2.41%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.27%) PowerShell
2 20 (12.05%) SQL
3 12 (7.23%) C#
4 11 (6.63%) VBScript
5 10 (6.02%) PHP
6 9 (5.42%) Java
6 9 (5.42%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.22%) Perl
7 7 (4.22%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.41%) Python
9 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.81%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.81%) C
11 1 (0.60%) C++
11 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (19.28%) MCSE
3 12 (7.23%) MCITP
4 10 (6.02%) Degree
4 10 (6.02%) CCA
4 10 (6.02%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.42%) MCSA
5 9 (5.42%) MCP
6 7 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.61%) CCNA
8 5 (3.01%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.81%) CWNA
10 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.60%) MCDST
11 1 (0.60%) CCNP
11 1 (0.60%) CISM
11 1 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.25%) SLA
2 7 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.61%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 100 (60.24%) Active Directory
2 39 (23.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.24%) vSphere
4 15 (9.04%) XenApp
5 14 (8.43%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.61%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.61%) NFS
7 4 (2.41%) Firmware
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.41%) Xen
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.81%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.20%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.20%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.60%) UAG
10 1 (0.60%) KVM
10 1 (0.60%) RHEV
10 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (6.63%) SCCM
2 9 (5.42%) SCOM
3 5 (3.01%) Puppet
3 5 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.41%) Ansible
4 4 (2.41%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.81%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.20%) HP NNM
6 2 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.60%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.60%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 83 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 71 (42.77%) VMware
3 42 (25.30%) Citrix
4 21 (12.65%) HP
5 20 (12.05%) Cisco
6 15 (9.04%) Oracle
7 13 (7.83%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.22%) IBM
8 7 (4.22%) Google
9 5 (3.01%) F5
9 5 (3.01%) Compaq
9 5 (3.01%) Juniper
10 4 (2.41%) EMC
11 3 (1.81%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (1.81%) Meru Networks
11 3 (1.81%) ProCurve
11 3 (1.81%) Aruba
12 2 (1.20%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.20%) SAP
12 2 (1.20%) Sage
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