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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 82 116 96
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 75 44 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.70% 1.36% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.27% 12.32% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 52
Median salary £40,000 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,600 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +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
370 357 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.30% 11.07% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 236 235 300
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +38 37 £40,000 +14.28%
Glasgow +21 31 £42,500 +63.46%
West Lothian - 3 £25,000 -
Stirling - 1 £45,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £28,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 90 (67.67%) DHCP
2 84 (63.16%) Windows
3 80 (60.15%) Firewall
4 77 (57.89%) Active Directory
5 58 (43.61%) TCP/IP
6 52 (39.10%) Microsoft
7 51 (38.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (38.35%) Windows Server
8 50 (37.59%) Cisco
8 50 (37.59%) VMware
9 46 (34.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (33.08%) WAN
11 40 (30.08%) SAN
12 38 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (27.82%) LAN
14 34 (25.56%) Finance
15 32 (24.06%) SQL
15 32 (24.06%) Hyper-V
16 30 (22.56%) Linux
16 30 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
17 28 (21.05%) CCNA
17 28 (21.05%) Wireless
18 27 (20.30%) SCCM
18 27 (20.30%) MPLS
18 27 (20.30%) OSPF
18 27 (20.30%) BGP
18 27 (20.30%) CCNP
18 27 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (19.55%) MS Exchange
19 26 (19.55%) SQL Server

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 26 (19.55%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.51%) IIS
5 5 (3.76%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.26%) IBM Domino
7 3 (2.26%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.26%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.02%) Office 365
3 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (67.67%) DHCP
2 80 (60.15%) Firewall
3 58 (43.61%) TCP/IP
4 44 (33.08%) WAN
5 40 (30.08%) SAN
6 37 (27.82%) LAN
7 28 (21.05%) Wireless
8 27 (20.30%) BGP
8 27 (20.30%) MPLS
8 27 (20.30%) OSPF
9 23 (17.29%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (17.29%) DMVPN
9 23 (17.29%) EIGRP
9 23 (17.29%) SNA
10 15 (11.28%) Internet
11 12 (9.02%) VPN
12 11 (8.27%) SSL
13 10 (7.52%) HTTP
13 10 (7.52%) LDAP
14 9 (6.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.26%) Informix
4 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 34 (25.56%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Publishing
3 5 (3.76%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Retail
4 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.26%) Games
5 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.50%) Back Office
6 2 (1.50%) Law
6 2 (1.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (19.55%) Consultant
3 23 (17.29%) Data Consultant
3 23 (17.29%) Network Consultant
4 18 (13.53%) Analyst
5 14 (10.53%) IT Engineer
6 13 (9.77%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Unix Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Unix Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Administrator
9 8 (6.02%) Security Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) IT Support
10 7 (5.26%) Senior IT Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) 1st Line Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) HTML
2 3 (2.26%) LAMP
3 1 (0.75%) Middleware
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (18.80%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.26%) Clustering
4 6 (4.51%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.26%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.50%) PKI
8 1 (0.75%) AS400
8 1 (0.75%) Blog
8 1 (0.75%) DataPower
8 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.75%) FMCG
8 1 (0.75%) iSeries
8 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (63.16%) Windows
2 51 (38.35%) Windows Server
2 51 (38.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (22.56%) Linux
5 18 (13.53%) Windows 7
5 18 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (10.53%) Solaris
7 12 (9.02%) Unix
8 11 (8.27%) AIX
9 10 (7.52%) Windows 8
10 8 (6.02%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.76%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.50%) OpenVMS
13 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.75%) Debian
14 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.05%) Network Design
2 23 (17.29%) High Availability
3 20 (15.04%) ITIL
4 17 (12.78%) Load Balancing
4 17 (12.78%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (12.78%) Project Management
5 13 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.02%) Business Continuity
7 9 (6.77%) Change Control
8 8 (6.02%) Information Security
9 7 (5.26%) BCP
9 7 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (5.26%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (5.26%) Data Protection
9 7 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.51%) DevOps
10 6 (4.51%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 6 (4.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.06%) SQL
2 19 (14.29%) Perl
3 16 (12.03%) PowerShell
4 11 (8.27%) VBScript
5 9 (6.77%) Korn
6 8 (6.02%) Python
7 7 (5.26%) C#
8 6 (4.51%) Java
9 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.75%) Tcl
11 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (21.05%) CCNA
3 27 (20.30%) CCNP
4 23 (17.29%) CCIE
5 8 (6.02%) CISSP
6 7 (5.26%) CEH
7 6 (4.51%) CISA
7 6 (4.51%) CISM
7 6 (4.51%) Degree
8 2 (1.50%) HND
8 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.50%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.50%) SANS
9 1 (0.75%) GCIH
9 1 (0.75%) HNC
9 1 (0.75%) MCP
9 1 (0.75%) MCSE
9 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.80%) SLA
2 11 (8.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 46 (34.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (24.06%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.77%) Sendmail
4 9 (6.77%) XenApp
5 8 (6.02%) vSphere
6 6 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (3.01%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.26%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.75%) iptables
9 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (20.30%) SCCM
2 13 (9.77%) SCOM
3 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.26%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.50%) WSUS
6 1 (0.75%) Ansible
6 1 (0.75%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 52 (39.10%) Microsoft
2 50 (37.59%) Cisco
2 50 (37.59%) VMware
3 25 (18.80%) CheckPoint
3 25 (18.80%) Fortinet
4 14 (10.53%) Oracle
5 13 (9.77%) EMC
5 13 (9.77%) IBM
5 13 (9.77%) Sun
6 12 (9.02%) Citrix
7 10 (7.52%) Dell
8 8 (6.02%) HP
9 6 (4.51%) Apple
10 5 (3.76%) WatchGuard
11 4 (3.01%) Kaspersky
11 4 (3.01%) Siemens
11 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.01%) Symantec
12 3 (2.26%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.26%) Sophos
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Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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