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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 85 109 73
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -36
Permanent jobs citing DNS 72 49 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.32% 1.49% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 12.89% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 59
Average salary £37,250 £38,970 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +10.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,601
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.90% -
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
348 380 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.20% 11.53% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 214 265 308
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
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 January 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 26 January 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
Edinburgh +6 25 £36,878 -7.80% 3
Glasgow +13 19 £40,500 +8.00% 1
Aberdeen +14 11 £34,750 -29.79%
Stirling - 9 £50,000 -
Fife - 3 £26,000 -
Dundee +10 2 £52,500 +138.63%
Moray - 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 137 (83.03%) Windows
2 100 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 78 (47.27%) Microsoft
4 75 (45.45%) VMware
5 72 (43.64%) DHCP
6 62 (37.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (32.12%) TCP/IP
8 44 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 42 (25.45%) Linux
9 42 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (22.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 36 (21.82%) MS Exchange
12 35 (21.21%) Windows XP
12 35 (21.21%) ITIL
12 35 (21.21%) Citrix
13 34 (20.61%) Windows 7
14 33 (20.00%) VoIP
14 33 (20.00%) IIS
14 33 (20.00%) Service Delivery
15 32 (19.39%) Clustering
15 32 (19.39%) Finance
15 32 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 30 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (17.58%) Firewall
18 28 (16.97%) MCSE
19 27 (16.36%) SAN
20 26 (15.76%) SQL Server
20 26 (15.76%) PowerShell
21 24 (14.55%) Banking
22 23 (13.94%) Cisco

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 36 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 33 (20.00%) IIS
3 14 (8.48%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.45%) Apache
6 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.24%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.24%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.03%) nginx
8 5 (3.03%) Lync
9 4 (2.42%) Jetty
9 4 (2.42%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.21%) CMS
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
Applications
1 44 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.64%) Office 365
2 5 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.42%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.42%) IaaS
3 4 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.61%) Taleo
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (43.64%) DHCP
2 53 (32.12%) TCP/IP
3 33 (20.00%) VoIP
4 29 (17.58%) Firewall
5 27 (16.36%) SAN
6 22 (13.33%) VPN
7 19 (11.52%) WAN
8 17 (10.30%) LAN
9 16 (9.70%) HTTP
10 13 (7.88%) SMTP
11 10 (6.06%) FTP
12 8 (4.85%) Wireless
13 7 (4.24%) LDAP
13 7 (4.24%) NAS
14 6 (3.64%) SSL
14 6 (3.64%) IPsec
15 5 (3.03%) Internet
15 5 (3.03%) IPv4
15 5 (3.03%) HTTPS
15 5 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.82%) MySQL
4 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.21%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.21%) Big Data
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.61%) IDOL
6 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.82%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.82%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.21%) Subversion
General
1 32 (19.39%) Finance
2 24 (14.55%) Banking
3 21 (12.73%) Retail
4 7 (4.24%) Law
5 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.42%) German Language
6 4 (2.42%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.42%) Turkish Language
6 4 (2.42%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.42%) Back Office
7 2 (1.21%) Electronics
7 2 (1.21%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.21%) Advertising
7 2 (1.21%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Games
7 2 (1.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) International Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 28 (16.97%) Analyst
3 15 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 14 (8.48%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (8.48%) Administrator
5 13 (7.88%) Customer Engineer
5 13 (7.88%) Customer Support Engineer
6 12 (7.27%) Consultant
6 12 (7.27%) IT Support
7 10 (6.06%) Desktop Technician
7 10 (6.06%) Wintel Consultant
8 8 (4.85%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (4.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.85%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Security Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.03%) Server Engineer
11 5 (3.03%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.27%) HTML
2 9 (5.45%) .NET
3 8 (4.85%) XML
4 7 (4.24%) Web Services
5 6 (3.64%) JSP
6 5 (3.03%) CSS
6 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.42%) COM
7 4 (2.42%) J2EE
7 4 (2.42%) Servlets
7 4 (2.42%) Ajax
7 4 (2.42%) jQuery
8 3 (1.82%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.82%) XSD
9 2 (1.21%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.61%) WAP
10 1 (0.61%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.39%) Clustering
2 18 (10.91%) Client/Server
3 14 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.85%) Blackberry
6 7 (4.24%) PKI
6 7 (4.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.03%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.42%) Blog
8 4 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.82%) DataPower
10 2 (1.21%) Social Gaming
10 2 (1.21%) iPhone
10 2 (1.21%) Mobile Games
10 2 (1.21%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.21%) Online Games
10 2 (1.21%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.21%) DTV
10 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.21%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 137 (83.03%) Windows
2 62 (37.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (25.45%) Linux
4 37 (22.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (21.21%) Windows XP
6 34 (20.61%) Windows 7
7 32 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (9.09%) UNIX
9 14 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (7.27%) Solaris
10 12 (7.27%) Ubuntu
11 10 (6.06%) Apple iOS
12 8 (4.85%) AIX
13 7 (4.24%) Mac OS X
13 7 (4.24%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (4.24%) Fedora
14 5 (3.03%) CentOS
15 4 (2.42%) Android
15 4 (2.42%) Windows 8
16 3 (1.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.21%) ITIL
2 33 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 21 (12.73%) Coaching
4 19 (11.52%) Mentoring
5 11 (6.67%) Service Management
6 10 (6.06%) Project Management
7 8 (4.85%) Time Management
7 8 (4.85%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.85%) Problem Management
8 7 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.64%) Web Development
9 6 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.03%) Change Management
10 5 (3.03%) Validation
10 5 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.42%) User Stories
11 4 (2.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.42%) Performance Testing
11 4 (2.42%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.76%) PowerShell
2 20 (12.12%) SQL
3 11 (6.67%) VBScript
3 11 (6.67%) C#
3 11 (6.67%) PHP
4 9 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.85%) Perl
5 8 (4.85%) Java
6 7 (4.24%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.42%) Python
9 3 (1.82%) C
9 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.61%) C++
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (16.97%) MCSE
3 13 (7.88%) Degree
4 12 (7.27%) MCITP
5 9 (5.45%) MCSA
6 8 (4.85%) MCP
6 8 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.24%) CCNA
8 6 (3.64%) CCA
8 6 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.03%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.42%) CWNA
11 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.61%) MCDST
13 1 (0.61%) CISM
13 1 (0.61%) CISSP
13 1 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.33%) SLA
2 6 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 100 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 42 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.70%) vSphere
4 14 (8.48%) XenApp
5 13 (7.88%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.64%) NFS
7 5 (3.03%) Firmware
8 4 (2.42%) Xen
9 3 (1.82%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.21%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.21%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.61%) UAG
11 1 (0.61%) KVM
11 1 (0.61%) RHEV
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.45%) SCCM
2 8 (4.85%) SCOM
3 7 (4.24%) Puppet
3 7 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.42%) Ansible
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.21%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.61%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.61%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 78 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 75 (45.45%) VMware
3 35 (21.21%) Citrix
4 23 (13.94%) Cisco
5 21 (12.73%) HP
6 13 (7.88%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.45%) Oracle
8 7 (4.24%) Google
9 6 (3.64%) IBM
10 5 (3.03%) Compaq
11 4 (2.42%) EMC
11 4 (2.42%) Aruba
11 4 (2.42%) ProCurve
11 4 (2.42%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (2.42%) Meru Networks
12 3 (1.82%) F5
12 3 (1.82%) Juniper
13 2 (1.21%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.21%) SAP
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