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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 85 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Permanent jobs citing DNS 76 66 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.39% 1.98% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.84% 18.08% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39 43 63
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
426 365 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.38% 10.97% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 282 244 309
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,925 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £54,000 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 35 £25,000 -27.53% 3
Aberdeen +27 18 £37,000 -25.25% 1
Glasgow -17 13 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Stirling - 5 £45,000 -
Fife - 2 £28,000 - 1
West Lothian +2 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 - 3
Moray - 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (83.95%) Windows
2 94 (58.02%) Active Directory
3 83 (51.23%) Microsoft
4 70 (43.21%) VMware
5 68 (41.98%) DHCP
6 61 (37.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (34.57%) MS Excel
8 54 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 43 (26.54%) Citrix
9 43 (26.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (25.93%) Finance
11 41 (25.31%) Linux
12 39 (24.07%) MS Exchange
13 38 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 38 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (21.60%) VoIP
14 35 (21.60%) ITIL
15 34 (20.99%) MCSE
15 34 (20.99%) IIS
16 33 (20.37%) Windows 7
17 32 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (19.14%) Firewall
19 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
20 26 (16.05%) Windows XP
21 24 (14.81%) SQL
21 24 (14.81%) Service Delivery
22 23 (14.20%) PowerShell
23 22 (13.58%) VPN
24 21 (12.96%) Clustering
24 21 (12.96%) Analytical Skills

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 39 (24.07%) MS Exchange
2 34 (20.99%) IIS
3 16 (9.88%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.41%) Apache
5 11 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (6.17%) Tomcat
6 10 (6.17%) WebSphere
7 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (3.09%) CMS
9 5 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (3.09%) nginx
10 4 (2.47%) Lync
10 4 (2.47%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (2.47%) Jetty
10 4 (2.47%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 56 (34.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.85%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.62%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.94%) Office 365
3 5 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.47%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.47%) IaaS
4 4 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.23%) Taleo
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (41.98%) DHCP
2 54 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 35 (21.60%) VoIP
4 31 (19.14%) Firewall
5 22 (13.58%) VPN
6 20 (12.35%) WAN
7 18 (11.11%) SAN
7 18 (11.11%) HTTP
8 17 (10.49%) LAN
9 15 (9.26%) SMTP
10 13 (8.02%) FTP
11 12 (7.41%) LDAP
12 9 (5.56%) SSL
13 8 (4.94%) HTTPS
13 8 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (4.94%) IPsec
14 7 (4.32%) H.323
15 6 (3.70%) Wireless
16 5 (3.09%) BGP
16 5 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.09%) MySQL
4 4 (2.47%) SQLPlus
4 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) QlikView
7 1 (0.62%) IDOL
7 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.85%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.85%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 42 (25.93%) Finance
2 17 (10.49%) Banking
3 15 (9.26%) Retail
4 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.47%) Electronics
5 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.47%) Games
5 4 (2.47%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.47%) International Banking
5 4 (2.47%) Marketing
5 4 (2.47%) German Language
5 4 (2.47%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.47%) Turkish Language
6 3 (1.85%) Legal
7 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) Publishing
8 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.62%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (19.75%) Support Engineer
2 31 (19.14%) Analyst
3 25 (15.43%) IT Support
4 20 (12.35%) Support Analyst
5 16 (9.88%) Administrator
5 16 (9.88%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (8.02%) IT Support Analyst
7 11 (6.79%) Customer Support Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Consultant
7 11 (6.79%) Customer Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (6.17%) Citrix Specialist
8 10 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) Wintel Specialist
8 10 (6.17%) Wintel Consultant
9 9 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Server Support
11 7 (4.32%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.26%) HTML
2 10 (6.17%) .NET
3 7 (4.32%) Web Services
3 7 (4.32%) JSP
4 5 (3.09%) XML
4 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.09%) CSS
5 4 (2.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (2.47%) jQuery
5 4 (2.47%) COM
5 4 (2.47%) J2EE
5 4 (2.47%) Servlets
5 4 (2.47%) Ajax
5 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.85%) SOAP
6 3 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.85%) XSD
7 1 (0.62%) XSL
7 1 (0.62%) WAP
7 1 (0.62%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) Clustering
1 21 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.17%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.17%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.47%) DTV
5 4 (2.47%) Blog
5 4 (2.47%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.47%) DataPower
5 4 (2.47%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.85%) Social Gaming
6 3 (1.85%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.85%) Mobile Games
6 3 (1.85%) PKI
7 2 (1.23%) Open Source
7 2 (1.23%) Online Games
7 2 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 136 (83.95%) Windows
2 61 (37.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (26.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (25.31%) Linux
5 33 (20.37%) Windows 7
6 32 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (16.05%) Windows XP
8 14 (8.64%) UNIX
8 14 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (7.41%) Ubuntu
10 9 (5.56%) Solaris
11 7 (4.32%) Fedora
12 5 (3.09%) CentOS
13 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.85%) Android
14 3 (1.85%) AIX
14 3 (1.85%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.85%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.60%) ITIL
2 24 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 13 (8.02%) Project Management
3 13 (8.02%) Mentoring
4 12 (7.41%) Coaching
5 11 (6.79%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (5.56%) Change Management
7 8 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.32%) E-Commerce
8 7 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.32%) Web Development
9 6 (3.70%) Information Security
9 6 (3.70%) Capacity Management
9 6 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.09%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.09%) Time Management
10 5 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.47%) Service Management
11 4 (2.47%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.81%) SQL
2 23 (14.20%) PowerShell
3 14 (8.64%) C#
4 10 (6.17%) Java
5 9 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.94%) PHP
6 8 (4.94%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.94%) VBScript
7 5 (3.09%) Python
7 5 (3.09%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.85%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.85%) C
9 3 (1.85%) Perl
10 2 (1.23%) VB
11 1 (0.62%) R
11 1 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (20.99%) MCSE
3 15 (9.26%) MCITP
4 11 (6.79%) CCA
4 11 (6.79%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (5.56%) MCSA
6 8 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.32%) MCP
7 7 (4.32%) Degree
8 5 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.09%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.47%) CCNA
10 3 (1.85%) MCTS
10 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.62%) CCNP
12 1 (0.62%) CISM
12 1 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.73%) SLA
2 9 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.32%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 94 (58.02%) Active Directory
2 38 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.88%) vSphere
4 13 (8.02%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.56%) XenApp
6 6 (3.70%) NFS
7 4 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.47%) Xen
7 4 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.85%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.85%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.62%) Firmware
10 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.62%) UAG
10 1 (0.62%) KVM
10 1 (0.62%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (6.79%) SCCM
2 8 (4.94%) SCOM
3 5 (3.09%) Puppet
3 5 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.47%) Ansible
4 4 (2.47%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.47%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.85%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.85%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.23%) HP NNM
6 2 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.62%) Nagios
7 1 (0.62%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.62%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.62%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.62%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.62%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 83 (51.23%) Microsoft
2 70 (43.21%) VMware
3 43 (26.54%) Citrix
4 19 (11.73%) Cisco
5 18 (11.11%) HP
6 17 (10.49%) Oracle
7 13 (8.02%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.94%) Juniper
9 7 (4.32%) IBM
9 7 (4.32%) Google
10 5 (3.09%) F5
10 5 (3.09%) SAP
11 4 (2.47%) EMC
11 4 (2.47%) Symantec
11 4 (2.47%) Apple
12 3 (1.85%) Sage
12 3 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.85%) Veeam
12 3 (1.85%) Meru Networks
13 2 (1.23%) NetApp
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