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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 105 139 122
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 55 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.77% 0.94% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.99% 8.56% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 22
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,698 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,097 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% -6.66%
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
393 432 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.62% 10.92% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 256 328 238
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,600 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +22 23 £43,000 +22.85% 4
Edinburgh +9 16 £37,189 -14.01% 4
Stirling - 5 £57,500 -
West Lothian +5 3 £26,000 +30.00%
Aberdeenshire - 3 £20,000 - 2
Fife +3 2 £28,500 -9.52% 1
North Lanarkshire 0 2 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £18,500 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 99 (75.57%) Windows
2 73 (55.73%) Active Directory
3 65 (49.62%) DHCP
4 54 (41.22%) VMware
5 50 (38.17%) TCP/IP
5 50 (38.17%) Microsoft
6 46 (35.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (30.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (30.53%) Linux
8 39 (29.77%) SAN
9 38 (29.01%) MS Exchange
10 34 (25.95%) Firewall
11 33 (25.19%) ITIL
11 33 (25.19%) Cisco
12 28 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (19.08%) Citrix
14 25 (19.08%) Finance
14 25 (19.08%) Mentoring
15 23 (17.56%) HP
16 22 (16.79%) LAN
17 21 (16.03%) WAN
17 21 (16.03%) SQL
17 21 (16.03%) Clustering
17 21 (16.03%) Windows 7
18 20 (15.27%) Service Delivery
18 20 (15.27%) VPN
18 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
19 19 (14.50%) Windows XP
19 19 (14.50%) Degree

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 38 (29.01%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.98%) IIS
3 15 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (9.16%) SharePoint
5 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (3.05%) Apache
7 4 (3.05%) Mule
7 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.05%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (3.05%) Lync
8 2 (1.53%) nginx
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Office 365
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (49.62%) DHCP
2 50 (38.17%) TCP/IP
3 39 (29.77%) SAN
4 34 (25.95%) Firewall
5 22 (16.79%) LAN
6 21 (16.03%) WAN
7 20 (15.27%) VPN
8 16 (12.21%) SMTP
9 14 (10.69%) HTTP
9 14 (10.69%) VoIP
10 13 (9.92%) NAS
11 10 (7.63%) LDAP
12 9 (6.87%) SSL
13 8 (6.11%) Internet
14 7 (5.34%) Wireless
14 7 (5.34%) Ethernet
15 6 (4.58%) SNMP
15 6 (4.58%) IPv4
16 5 (3.82%) BGP
17 4 (3.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.82%) Big Data
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.05%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.53%) MySQL
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (19.08%) Finance
2 18 (13.74%) Banking
3 14 (10.69%) Retail
4 12 (9.16%) Back Office
5 7 (5.34%) Law
6 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.82%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.29%) Advertising
7 3 (2.29%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.53%) Local Government
9 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (18.32%) Support Engineer
2 13 (9.92%) Analyst
3 12 (9.16%) IT Support
4 11 (8.40%) Administrator
5 8 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.34%) Consultant
6 7 (5.34%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Security Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.82%) Customer Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Architect
8 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (3.82%) Customer Support Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Desktop Technician
8 5 (3.82%) Wintel Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) Operations Team Leader
9 4 (3.05%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (3.05%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) Middleware
1 5 (3.82%) X-Windows
1 5 (3.82%) XML
2 4 (3.05%) JMS
2 4 (3.05%) Spring Integration
2 4 (3.05%) Spring
2 4 (3.05%) J2EE
2 4 (3.05%) Web Services
3 2 (1.53%) COM
4 1 (0.76%) SOAP
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) Clustering
2 17 (12.98%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.63%) Client/Server
5 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.34%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.82%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.82%) PKI
8 4 (3.05%) Derivative
8 4 (3.05%) Wiki
8 4 (3.05%) Reference Data
8 4 (3.05%) Fixed Income
8 4 (3.05%) Equities
8 4 (3.05%) Open Source
9 3 (2.29%) Handset
9 3 (2.29%) Replication
10 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 99 (75.57%) Windows
2 46 (35.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (30.53%) Linux
4 28 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (16.03%) Windows 7
7 19 (14.50%) Windows XP
8 17 (12.98%) UNIX
9 11 (8.40%) Solaris
10 9 (6.87%) Apple iOS
10 9 (6.87%) Windows 8
11 6 (4.58%) Mac OS X
11 6 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (3.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (3.82%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.82%) AIX
13 4 (3.05%) CentOS
13 4 (3.05%) Android
14 2 (1.53%) Fedora
14 2 (1.53%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.19%) ITIL
2 25 (19.08%) Mentoring
3 20 (15.27%) Service Delivery
4 12 (9.16%) Service Management
4 12 (9.16%) Coaching
5 8 (6.11%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (6.11%) Validation
6 7 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.34%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.34%) Data Management
7 6 (4.58%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.58%) Time Management
8 5 (3.82%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (3.82%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (3.82%) SOA
8 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (3.82%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (3.05%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.05%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.03%) SQL
2 12 (9.16%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.63%) Perl
4 7 (5.34%) PHP
5 6 (4.58%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.82%) VBScript
6 5 (3.82%) Java
7 4 (3.05%) C
7 4 (3.05%) Python
8 3 (2.29%) C++
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) C#
9 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) Degree
2 15 (11.45%) MCSE
2 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.40%) CCNA
5 8 (6.11%) CCNP
6 7 (5.34%) MCP
6 7 (5.34%) MCITP
7 6 (4.58%) MCSA
7 6 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.05%) CWNA
8 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.29%) NCDA
9 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.53%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (0.76%) HND
11 1 (0.76%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (55.73%) Active Directory
2 40 (30.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.50%) XenApp
4 18 (13.74%) vSphere
5 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.11%) NFS
6 7 (5.34%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.58%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.82%) Firmware
9 2 (1.53%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.53%) Xen
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.76%) pfSense
10 1 (0.76%) iptables
10 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (12.21%) SCCM
2 13 (9.92%) SCOM
3 7 (5.34%) SCVMM
3 7 (5.34%) Puppet
3 7 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.53%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.76%) Nagios
7 1 (0.76%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.76%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.76%) WSUS
7 1 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 54 (41.22%) VMware
2 50 (38.17%) Microsoft
3 33 (25.19%) Cisco
4 25 (19.08%) Citrix
5 23 (17.56%) HP
6 14 (10.69%) Oracle
7 8 (6.11%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.34%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.58%) EMC
10 5 (3.82%) Compaq
10 5 (3.82%) Veritas
11 4 (3.05%) Avaya
11 4 (3.05%) Juniper
11 4 (3.05%) NetApp
11 4 (3.05%) GoldenSource
11 4 (3.05%) TIBCO
11 4 (3.05%) ProCurve
11 4 (3.05%) Veeam
11 4 (3.05%) Aruba
11 4 (3.05%) F5
Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £18k - £24k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
Search Consultancy
Salary: with package
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
HP
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Net Talent
Posted: 15 days ago
North Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
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Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago