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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 83 112 83
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -29
Permanent jobs citing DNS 95 50 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.57% 1.62% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.30% 15.20% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 43
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,200 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
468 329 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.68% 10.66% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 296 223 286
Average salary £37,500 £36,450 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.88% +7.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +19 52 £29,000 -3.33% 5
Glasgow -14 14 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Aberdeen - 12 £30,000 - 5
Stirling - 5 £47,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 3 £20,500 -
Dundee +3 2 £16,500 -59.75%
West Lothian +7 1 £37,000 -
Argyll and Bute +2 1 £53,000 -
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 106 (79.10%) Windows
2 69 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 69 (51.49%) Active Directory
3 52 (38.81%) DHCP
4 50 (37.31%) TCP/IP
4 50 (37.31%) VMware
5 49 (36.57%) Linux
6 47 (35.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (33.58%) MS Excel
8 44 (32.84%) Finance
9 41 (30.60%) Citrix
10 36 (26.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (24.63%) MCSE
11 33 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (22.39%) ITIL
13 29 (21.64%) Firewall
14 28 (20.90%) IIS
14 28 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (20.15%) MS Exchange
16 26 (19.40%) VoIP
17 25 (18.66%) SQL
18 23 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
19 21 (15.67%) Clustering
20 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
21 19 (14.18%) SAN
21 19 (14.18%) MCITP
21 19 (14.18%) Windows 7
21 19 (14.18%) PowerShell
22 18 (13.43%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 28 (20.90%) IIS
2 27 (20.15%) MS Exchange
3 15 (11.19%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.96%) Apache
5 9 (6.72%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.72%) WebSphere
6 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (5.22%) CMS
8 5 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.99%) Jetty
9 4 (2.99%) nginx
10 3 (2.24%) Lync
10 3 (2.24%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.49%) Joomla!
11 2 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.49%) ColdFusion MX
11 2 (1.49%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 45 (33.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.75%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.22%) Office 365
3 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.99%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.99%) IaaS
5 2 (1.49%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 52 (38.81%) DHCP
2 50 (37.31%) TCP/IP
3 29 (21.64%) Firewall
4 26 (19.40%) VoIP
5 19 (14.18%) SAN
6 18 (13.43%) VPN
7 16 (11.94%) HTTP
8 15 (11.19%) WAN
8 15 (11.19%) SMTP
9 13 (9.70%) LAN
10 12 (8.96%) FTP
10 12 (8.96%) LDAP
11 9 (6.72%) HTTPS
11 9 (6.72%) SSL
12 8 (5.97%) Wireless
12 8 (5.97%) IPsec
13 6 (4.48%) ADSL
14 5 (3.73%) Ethernet
14 5 (3.73%) LLU
14 5 (3.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.48%) MySQL
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.99%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.99%) SQLPlus
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.75%) QlikView
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.24%) Subversion
3 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (32.84%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Banking
3 6 (4.48%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.99%) Electronics
5 4 (2.99%) Publishing
5 4 (2.99%) Games
5 4 (2.99%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.99%) International Banking
5 4 (2.99%) Marketing
5 4 (2.99%) German Language
5 4 (2.99%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.99%) Turkish Language
6 3 (2.24%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (21.64%) Support Engineer
2 23 (17.16%) IT Support
3 22 (16.42%) Analyst
4 16 (11.94%) Support Analyst
5 13 (9.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (8.96%) Server Support
6 12 (8.96%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 11 (8.21%) IT Support Analyst
8 10 (7.46%) Administrator
8 10 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (6.72%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.97%) Consultant
10 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Citrix Specialist
10 8 (5.97%) Wintel Consultant
10 8 (5.97%) Wintel Specialist
11 7 (5.22%) Applications Support
12 6 (4.48%) Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.48%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.70%) HTML
2 9 (6.72%) .NET
3 6 (4.48%) COM
3 6 (4.48%) Web Services
4 4 (2.99%) Servlets
4 4 (2.99%) J2EE
4 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.24%) SOAP
5 3 (2.24%) CSS
5 3 (2.24%) JSP
5 3 (2.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (1.49%) jQuery
6 2 (1.49%) Ajax
6 2 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.49%) Middleware
7 1 (0.75%) LAMP
7 1 (0.75%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.75%) XML
7 1 (0.75%) XSL
7 1 (0.75%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (15.67%) Clustering
3 10 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.73%) PKI
5 4 (2.99%) DTV
5 4 (2.99%) Blog
6 3 (2.24%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.24%) DataPower
6 3 (2.24%) Social Gaming
6 3 (2.24%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.24%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.49%) Open Source
7 2 (1.49%) Online Games
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 106 (79.10%) Windows
2 49 (36.57%) Linux
3 47 (35.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (14.18%) Windows 7
7 18 (13.43%) UNIX
8 14 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (7.46%) Windows XP
10 9 (6.72%) Solaris
11 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
11 6 (4.48%) CentOS
11 6 (4.48%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.73%) SUSE
13 4 (2.99%) Android
13 4 (2.99%) Windows CE
14 3 (2.24%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (2.24%) Mac OS X
14 3 (2.24%) AIX
15 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.39%) ITIL
2 10 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (7.46%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (6.72%) Project Management
3 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
4 8 (5.97%) Change Management
5 7 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.22%) Capacity Management
6 6 (4.48%) Mentoring
6 6 (4.48%) Information Security
6 6 (4.48%) Web Development
6 6 (4.48%) E-Commerce
7 5 (3.73%) OO
7 5 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.73%) Fault Management
8 4 (2.99%) Business Continuity
8 4 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (2.99%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (2.99%) Programme Management
8 4 (2.99%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.66%) SQL
2 19 (14.18%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.96%) C#
4 10 (7.46%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.97%) Java
5 8 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.22%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.73%) Python
7 5 (3.73%) Perl
7 5 (3.73%) PHP
8 4 (2.99%) C
8 4 (2.99%) VBScript
9 3 (2.24%) C++
10 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.75%) VB
10 1 (0.75%) R
10 1 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (26.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (24.63%) MCSE
3 19 (14.18%) MCITP
4 9 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (6.72%) CCA
4 9 (6.72%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (5.97%) MCSA
5 8 (5.97%) Degree
6 7 (5.22%) MCP
7 5 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.99%) MCTS
8 4 (2.99%) CCNA
9 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.75%) CISM
11 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.75%) CCNP
11 1 (0.75%) CISSP
11 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.96%) SLA
2 8 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.22%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (51.49%) Active Directory
2 33 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.21%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.97%) vSphere
5 6 (4.48%) XenApp
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (2.99%) Xen
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.99%) NFS
7 3 (2.24%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.75%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.75%) KVM
9 1 (0.75%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) SCCM
2 5 (3.73%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.73%) Puppet
3 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.99%) Ansible
3 4 (2.99%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.24%) SCOM
4 3 (2.24%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.49%) HP NNM
5 2 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.75%) Nagios
6 1 (0.75%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.75%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.75%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 69 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 50 (37.31%) VMware
3 41 (30.60%) Citrix
4 18 (13.43%) Cisco
5 13 (9.70%) Oracle
6 12 (8.96%) Juniper
6 12 (8.96%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.72%) HP
8 5 (3.73%) EMC
8 5 (3.73%) SAP
8 5 (3.73%) Apple
8 5 (3.73%) Veritas
8 5 (3.73%) Symantec
9 4 (2.99%) Google
9 4 (2.99%) Meru Networks
9 4 (2.99%) Veeam
10 3 (2.24%) F5
10 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.24%) Sage
10 3 (2.24%) IBM
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