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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 101 118 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 69 55 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.16% 1.48% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.04% 12.53% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 25
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £44,600 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
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
405 439 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.70% 11.81% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 273 289 236
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Glasgow +25 29 £30,000 -17.80% 3
Aberdeenshire - 16 £20,500 - 1
Edinburgh -2 15 £35,000 +2.94% 4
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
North Lanarkshire +2 2 £42,500 +37.09%
Highlands -3 1 - -
West Lothian -5 1 £26,000 -29.72%
Moray - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £57,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £18,500 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 86 (69.92%) Windows
2 57 (46.34%) DHCP
3 54 (43.90%) Active Directory
4 47 (38.21%) Microsoft
5 42 (34.15%) MS Exchange
5 42 (34.15%) VMware
6 41 (33.33%) Cisco
7 40 (32.52%) Firewall
8 37 (30.08%) SAN
8 37 (30.08%) TCP/IP
8 37 (30.08%) Linux
9 34 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (24.39%) LAN
11 30 (24.39%) WAN
12 29 (23.58%) SCCM
13 27 (21.95%) VPN
14 25 (20.33%) ITIL
15 23 (18.70%) SQL
15 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (17.89%) Mentoring
16 22 (17.89%) Finance
17 21 (17.07%) Citrix
17 21 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (17.07%) Windows 8
18 20 (16.26%) VoIP
18 20 (16.26%) Service Delivery
19 19 (15.45%) SLA
20 18 (14.63%) HP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 42 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 18 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (10.57%) SharePoint
5 12 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (7.32%) IIS
7 6 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (4.07%) Apache
8 5 (4.07%) Lync
9 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.25%) Mule
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.81%) nginx
11 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (46.34%) DHCP
2 40 (32.52%) Firewall
3 37 (30.08%) SAN
3 37 (30.08%) TCP/IP
4 30 (24.39%) LAN
4 30 (24.39%) WAN
5 27 (21.95%) VPN
6 20 (16.26%) VoIP
7 18 (14.63%) SMTP
8 14 (11.38%) NAS
9 13 (10.57%) HTTP
10 12 (9.76%) LDAP
10 12 (9.76%) Internet
11 11 (8.94%) SNMP
12 8 (6.50%) Ethernet
13 7 (5.69%) SSL
13 7 (5.69%) POP3
13 7 (5.69%) IMAP
14 6 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (4.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) Big Data
2 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.25%) MySQL
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.44%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) Back Office
3 10 (8.13%) Banking
4 5 (4.07%) Retail
5 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.44%) Law
6 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.63%) Local Government
7 2 (1.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.81%) Electronics
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (21.95%) Support Engineer
2 22 (17.89%) IT Support
3 18 (14.63%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (6.50%) Team Leader
4 8 (6.50%) Administrator
4 8 (6.50%) Analyst
4 8 (6.50%) Operations Team Leader
5 7 (5.69%) Network Engineer
5 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Junior
6 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.07%) Technical Manager
7 5 (4.07%) Architect
7 5 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.07%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.25%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Network Technician
8 4 (3.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) X-Windows
2 5 (4.07%) Middleware
3 4 (3.25%) Spring Integration
3 4 (3.25%) JMS
3 4 (3.25%) Spring
3 4 (3.25%) J2EE
4 3 (2.44%) XML
5 2 (1.63%) COM
5 2 (1.63%) .NET
5 2 (1.63%) Web Services
6 1 (0.81%) SOAP
6 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.76%) HP StoreVirtual
3 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.32%) Clustering
4 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.88%) N-Tier
6 5 (4.07%) Replication
6 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.25%) Wiki
7 4 (3.25%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.25%) Derivative
7 4 (3.25%) Fixed Income
7 4 (3.25%) Equities
8 3 (2.44%) Handset
8 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.63%) PKI
10 1 (0.81%) DTV
10 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (69.92%) Windows
2 37 (30.08%) Linux
3 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (17.07%) Windows 8
6 18 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 16 (13.01%) UNIX
8 9 (7.32%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.69%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (4.88%) Solaris
11 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.44%) CentOS
11 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.81%) AIX
13 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.33%) ITIL
2 22 (17.89%) Mentoring
3 20 (16.26%) Service Delivery
4 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 10 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.32%) Data Management
6 9 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.88%) Project Management
8 6 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (4.88%) Open Source
8 6 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.07%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.07%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (4.07%) SOA
9 5 (4.07%) OO
10 4 (3.25%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (3.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.70%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) Java
2 7 (5.69%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.07%) Python
5 4 (3.25%) Perl
6 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.63%) C++
7 2 (1.63%) PHP
7 2 (1.63%) C
8 1 (0.81%) C#
8 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (13.82%) CCNA
3 15 (12.20%) CCNP
4 12 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (9.76%) Degree
5 5 (4.07%) NCDA
5 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.07%) MCSE
6 3 (2.44%) MCITP
7 2 (1.63%) HND
7 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.63%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.81%) MCSA
8 1 (0.81%) MCP
8 1 (0.81%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.45%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 34 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.01%) XenApp
3 16 (13.01%) vSphere
4 7 (5.69%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.88%) NFS
6 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.63%) Xen
7 2 (1.63%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.81%) pfSense
8 1 (0.81%) iptables
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 29 (23.58%) SCCM
2 17 (13.82%) SCOM
3 13 (10.57%) SCVMM
4 7 (5.69%) Puppet
4 7 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.25%) SnapMirror
5 4 (3.25%) SnapVault
5 4 (3.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.81%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.81%) WSUS
7 1 (0.81%) Nagios
7 1 (0.81%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 47 (38.21%) Microsoft
2 42 (34.15%) VMware
3 41 (33.33%) Cisco
4 21 (17.07%) Citrix
5 18 (14.63%) HP
6 16 (13.01%) Oracle
7 13 (10.57%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.50%) NetApp
9 6 (4.88%) Veritas
9 6 (4.88%) SAP
10 5 (4.07%) EMC
11 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.25%) TIBCO
11 4 (3.25%) Avaya
11 4 (3.25%) Juniper
11 4 (3.25%) GoldenSource
11 4 (3.25%) Veeam
12 3 (2.44%) F5
12 3 (2.44%) McAfee
13 2 (1.63%) Perforce
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