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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 86 110 73
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -37
Permanent jobs citing DNS 88 44 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.36% 1.44% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.41% 13.46% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 53 30 51
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
478 327 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.80% 10.73% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 307 219 281
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +20 44 £29,000 -3.33% 3
Glasgow -4 14 £41,000 +9.33% 3
Aberdeen +23 11 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Stirling - 4 £47,500 -
North Lanarkshire -4 3 £31,000 -40.95% 1
Aberdeenshire - 3 £20,500 -
Dundee +3 2 £16,500 -59.75%
West Lothian +10 1 £37,000 -
Argyll and Bute +3 1 £53,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 98 (79.67%) Windows
2 65 (52.85%) Microsoft
2 65 (52.85%) Active Directory
3 51 (41.46%) DHCP
4 50 (40.65%) VMware
5 48 (39.02%) Linux
6 45 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (35.77%) TCP/IP
8 43 (34.96%) MS Excel
8 43 (34.96%) Finance
9 41 (33.33%) Citrix
10 36 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (28.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (26.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (26.02%) MCSE
13 29 (23.58%) ITIL
14 27 (21.95%) IIS
15 26 (21.14%) Firewall
16 25 (20.33%) MS Exchange
17 23 (18.70%) VoIP
17 23 (18.70%) SQL
18 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (16.26%) SAN
20 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
21 18 (14.63%) Clustering
21 18 (14.63%) MCITP
22 17 (13.82%) VPN
22 17 (13.82%) Cisco
23 16 (13.01%) UNIX
24 15 (12.20%) SharePoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (21.95%) IIS
2 25 (20.33%) MS Exchange
3 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.76%) Apache
5 8 (6.50%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.50%) WebSphere
5 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.69%) CMS
7 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (3.25%) nginx
9 4 (3.25%) Jetty
10 2 (1.63%) WordPress
10 2 (1.63%) Joomla!
10 2 (1.63%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.63%) ColdFusion MX
10 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.63%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 43 (34.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.81%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.88%) Office 365
3 5 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.25%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.44%) IaaS
6 2 (1.63%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 51 (41.46%) DHCP
2 44 (35.77%) TCP/IP
3 26 (21.14%) Firewall
4 23 (18.70%) VoIP
5 20 (16.26%) SAN
6 17 (13.82%) VPN
7 14 (11.38%) HTTP
7 14 (11.38%) SMTP
8 12 (9.76%) LDAP
9 11 (8.94%) WAN
10 10 (8.13%) LAN
11 9 (7.32%) FTP
12 8 (6.50%) Wireless
12 8 (6.50%) SSL
13 7 (5.69%) HTTPS
13 7 (5.69%) IPsec
14 6 (4.88%) ADSL
15 5 (4.07%) Ethernet
15 5 (4.07%) LLU
16 4 (3.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) MySQL
3 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.25%) SQLPlus
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.81%) QlikView
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (34.96%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Banking
3 5 (4.07%) Marketing
4 4 (3.25%) German Language
4 4 (3.25%) Italian Language
4 4 (3.25%) Turkish Language
4 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 4 (3.25%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.25%) International Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Electronics
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.25%) Publishing
4 4 (3.25%) Games
5 3 (2.44%) Advertising
6 2 (1.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (19.51%) Support Engineer
2 21 (17.07%) IT Support
3 20 (16.26%) Analyst
4 14 (11.38%) Support Analyst
5 12 (9.76%) Server Support
5 12 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (9.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 10 (8.13%) Administrator
6 10 (8.13%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Consultant
9 7 (5.69%) Citrix Specialist
9 7 (5.69%) Wintel Specialist
9 7 (5.69%) Wintel Consultant
10 6 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) HTML
2 9 (7.32%) .NET
3 6 (4.88%) COM
3 6 (4.88%) Web Services
4 4 (3.25%) Servlets
4 4 (3.25%) J2EE
4 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.44%) SOAP
5 3 (2.44%) CSS
6 2 (1.63%) JSP
6 2 (1.63%) Ajax
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (1.63%) jQuery
6 2 (1.63%) Middleware
7 1 (0.81%) LAMP
7 1 (0.81%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.81%) JGroups
7 1 (0.81%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Clustering
2 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.25%) DTV
3 4 (3.25%) PKI
3 4 (3.25%) Blog
4 3 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.44%) Mobile Games
4 3 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.44%) Social Gaming
5 2 (1.63%) DataPower
5 2 (1.63%) Open Source
5 2 (1.63%) Online Games
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 98 (79.67%) Windows
2 48 (39.02%) Linux
3 45 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (26.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (13.01%) UNIX
7 15 (12.20%) Windows 7
8 13 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (6.50%) Solaris
9 8 (6.50%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.07%) SUSE
10 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
10 5 (4.07%) CentOS
10 5 (4.07%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.25%) Android
11 4 (3.25%) Windows CE
12 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.63%) AIX
14 1 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.58%) ITIL
2 11 (8.94%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (7.32%) Project Management
4 8 (6.50%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.69%) Capacity Management
6 6 (4.88%) Change Management
6 6 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.88%) Web Development
7 5 (4.07%) Information Security
7 5 (4.07%) Fault Management
7 5 (4.07%) OO
7 5 (4.07%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.25%) BCP
8 4 (3.25%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.25%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.25%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (3.25%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.70%) SQL
2 15 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.13%) Shell Script
3 10 (8.13%) C#
4 7 (5.69%) Java
4 7 (5.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.88%) PHP
5 6 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.07%) Perl
7 4 (3.25%) Python
7 4 (3.25%) VBScript
8 3 (2.44%) C++
8 3 (2.44%) C
9 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.81%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) Korn
9 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (26.02%) MCSE
3 18 (14.63%) MCITP
4 9 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (7.32%) MCSA
5 8 (6.50%) MCP
5 8 (6.50%) CCA
5 8 (6.50%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (5.69%) Degree
7 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.25%) MCTS
8 4 (3.25%) CCNA
9 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) CISM
10 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.81%) CCNP
10 1 (0.81%) CISSP
10 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 7 (5.69%) QA
3 6 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 65 (52.85%) Active Directory
2 35 (28.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.94%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.50%) vSphere
5 7 (5.69%) XenApp
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (3.25%) Xen
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.44%) NFS
8 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.81%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.81%) KVM
9 1 (0.81%) RHEV
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.07%) Puppet
3 5 (4.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.25%) Ansible
4 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.25%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.44%) SCOM
5 3 (2.44%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.63%) HP NNM
6 2 (1.63%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.81%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.81%) Nagios
7 1 (0.81%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.81%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 65 (52.85%) Microsoft
2 50 (40.65%) VMware
3 41 (33.33%) Citrix
4 17 (13.82%) Cisco
5 12 (9.76%) Oracle
5 12 (9.76%) Juniper
5 12 (9.76%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.32%) HP
7 6 (4.88%) EMC
8 5 (4.07%) SAP
8 5 (4.07%) Apple
8 5 (4.07%) Veritas
8 5 (4.07%) Symantec
9 4 (3.25%) Google
9 4 (3.25%) Meru Networks
9 4 (3.25%) Veeam
10 3 (2.44%) F5
10 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.44%) Sage
11 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
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