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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 95 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 46 69 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 2.25% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.89% 18.75% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 42
Median salary £37,500 £30,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.96% -18.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,650 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
357 368 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.01% 12.01% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 233 232 291
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +6 25 £37,500 +56.25% 2
Glasgow +15 22 £37,750 +16.15% 1
Argyll and Bute - 3 £30,500 -
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DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 80 (66.67%) DHCP
2 79 (65.83%) Windows
3 73 (60.83%) Active Directory
4 59 (49.17%) Firewall
5 53 (44.17%) TCP/IP
6 51 (42.50%) Microsoft
7 47 (39.17%) Cisco
8 41 (34.17%) VMware
9 40 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (32.50%) Windows Server
11 36 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (28.33%) WAN
13 31 (25.83%) LAN
13 31 (25.83%) Linux
14 29 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (23.33%) MS Exchange
16 27 (22.50%) Finance
17 26 (21.67%) SQL
18 25 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (20.83%) PowerShell
19 23 (19.17%) CCNP
19 23 (19.17%) SAN
19 23 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (19.17%) MPLS
19 23 (19.17%) Data Centre
20 21 (17.50%) OSPF
20 21 (17.50%) BGP
20 21 (17.50%) CheckPoint
20 21 (17.50%) CCNA
20 21 (17.50%) Fortinet

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 28 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.17%) IIS
3 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.83%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.50%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.50%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.50%) nginx
9 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.83%) Apache
10 1 (0.83%) Confluence
10 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Office 365
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.67%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 80 (66.67%) DHCP
2 59 (49.17%) Firewall
3 53 (44.17%) TCP/IP
4 34 (28.33%) WAN
5 31 (25.83%) LAN
6 23 (19.17%) MPLS
6 23 (19.17%) SAN
7 21 (17.50%) BGP
7 21 (17.50%) OSPF
8 20 (16.67%) Wireless
9 18 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (15.00%) DMVPN
9 18 (15.00%) EIGRP
9 18 (15.00%) SNA
10 13 (10.83%) Internet
11 11 (9.17%) SSH
12 10 (8.33%) VPN
13 9 (7.50%) HTTP
13 9 (7.50%) LDAP
14 7 (5.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.50%) Informix
3 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 27 (22.50%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Back Office
2 6 (5.00%) Retail
3 5 (4.17%) Publishing
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Law
4 2 (1.67%) Legal
4 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (15.83%) Analyst
3 18 (15.00%) Consultant
3 18 (15.00%) Data Consultant
3 18 (15.00%) Network Consultant
3 18 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) IT Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Security Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) IT Support
6 10 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Site Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Systems Support
7 9 (7.50%) Systems Support Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) IT Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Administrator
9 7 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) HTML
2 4 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) Data Centre
2 20 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.67%) Clustering
4 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.00%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.33%) PKI
5 4 (3.33%) Replication
6 3 (2.50%) iPhone
7 2 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.67%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.83%) Blog
8 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (65.83%) Windows
2 40 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (32.50%) Windows Server
4 31 (25.83%) Linux
5 29 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (11.67%) Solaris
8 13 (10.83%) Windows 7
9 11 (9.17%) AIX
9 11 (9.17%) Unix
10 10 (8.33%) Windows XP
11 9 (7.50%) OpenVMS
11 9 (7.50%) Windows 2000
12 6 (5.00%) Windows 10
13 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
14 4 (3.33%) Android
14 4 (3.33%) Mac OS X
14 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (3.33%) Windows 8
15 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.83%) High Availability
1 19 (15.83%) ITIL
2 18 (15.00%) Network Design
3 14 (11.67%) Service Delivery
4 13 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.17%) Project Management
7 9 (7.50%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (6.67%) Information Security
8 8 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.00%) Change Control
9 6 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 6 (5.00%) Line Management
9 6 (5.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 6 (5.00%) Network Management
9 6 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.67%) SQL
2 25 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 16 (13.33%) VBScript
4 14 (11.67%) Perl
5 11 (9.17%) Korn
5 11 (9.17%) Python
6 6 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.00%) VB
7 5 (4.17%) C#
7 5 (4.17%) Java
7 5 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.33%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (19.17%) CCNP
3 21 (17.50%) CCNA
4 19 (15.83%) CCIE
5 10 (8.33%) HND
6 7 (5.83%) CEH
6 7 (5.83%) CISSP
7 6 (5.00%) CISA
7 6 (5.00%) CISM
8 5 (4.17%) Degree
9 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.67%) MCSE
10 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.83%) CCSE
11 1 (0.83%) GCIH
11 1 (0.83%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.83%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.83%) SANS
11 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) SLA
2 7 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (60.83%) Active Directory
2 36 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.67%) vSphere
5 9 (7.50%) ISA Server
5 9 (7.50%) XenApp
6 7 (5.83%) Sendmail
7 5 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.33%) NFS
8 4 (3.33%) Samba
8 4 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.67%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) SCCM
2 8 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.50%) SCOM
6 2 (1.67%) Iperf
6 2 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.83%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.83%) MOM
7 1 (0.83%) Nagios
7 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.83%) Puppet
7 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 47 (39.17%) Cisco
3 41 (34.17%) VMware
4 21 (17.50%) CheckPoint
4 21 (17.50%) Fortinet
5 19 (15.83%) Oracle
6 12 (10.00%) Citrix
6 12 (10.00%) EMC
7 10 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 10 (8.33%) Sun
8 9 (7.50%) IBM
9 7 (5.83%) Dell
10 6 (5.00%) HP
11 4 (3.33%) Sophos
12 3 (2.50%) F5
12 3 (2.50%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.50%) Lotus
12 3 (2.50%) Meraki
12 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.67%) Zerto
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