The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 115 114 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -55
Permanent jobs citing DNS 53 42 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 1.30% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.59% 11.83% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 62
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +27.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £50,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 355 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.62% 11.00% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 277 227 275
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +2 24 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Glasgow -15 8 £38,000 -9.52% 3
Aberdeen +14 5 £27,500 -38.88%
North Lanarkshire -7 4 £31,000 -40.95%
Fife - 4 £31,500 -
West Lothian +11 1 £37,000 -
Highlands +7 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £42,500 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 74 (81.32%) Windows
2 51 (56.04%) Active Directory
3 49 (53.85%) DHCP
4 48 (52.75%) Microsoft
5 39 (42.86%) VMware
6 36 (39.56%) Linux
7 33 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (35.16%) TCP/IP
9 29 (31.87%) Finance
9 29 (31.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
10 27 (29.67%) Citrix
10 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (26.37%) ITIL
12 22 (24.18%) MS Exchange
13 21 (23.08%) MCSE
14 20 (21.98%) SQL
15 19 (20.88%) SAN
15 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
16 17 (18.68%) IIS
16 17 (18.68%) Firewall
17 16 (17.58%) Clustering
17 16 (17.58%) UNIX
17 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
18 14 (15.38%) MCITP
18 14 (15.38%) VPN
18 14 (15.38%) Cisco
19 12 (13.19%) SMTP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 22 (24.18%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.68%) IIS
3 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.79%) Apache
6 6 (6.59%) CMS
7 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
8 3 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.20%) ColdFusion
9 2 (2.20%) ColdFusion MX
9 2 (2.20%) WordPress
9 2 (2.20%) Lync
9 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.20%) Joomla!
10 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.10%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (53.85%) DHCP
2 32 (35.16%) TCP/IP
3 19 (20.88%) SAN
4 17 (18.68%) Firewall
5 14 (15.38%) VPN
6 12 (13.19%) SMTP
7 10 (10.99%) LDAP
7 10 (10.99%) Wireless
8 8 (8.79%) VoIP
8 8 (8.79%) SSL
9 7 (7.69%) HTTP
10 6 (6.59%) HTTPS
10 6 (6.59%) WAN
10 6 (6.59%) IPsec
11 5 (5.49%) LAN
11 5 (5.49%) FTP
12 4 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (3.30%) Intranet
13 3 (3.30%) TACACS
13 3 (3.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) MySQL
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.30%) MS Access
6 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.20%) SQLPlus
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.10%) QlikView
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 29 (31.87%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.49%) Electronics
4 4 (4.40%) Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
5 3 (3.30%) Advertising
5 3 (3.30%) Publishing
6 2 (2.20%) Games
6 2 (2.20%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.20%) International Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Military
7 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Analyst
2 16 (17.58%) IT Support
3 15 (16.48%) Support Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Server Support
5 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 7 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.49%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.49%) Administrator
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) HTML
2 6 (6.59%) .NET
2 6 (6.59%) Web Services
3 4 (4.40%) COM
3 4 (4.40%) LAMP
4 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.20%) CSS
5 2 (2.20%) Ajax
5 2 (2.20%) jQuery
5 2 (2.20%) Middleware
6 1 (1.10%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.10%) JGroups
6 1 (1.10%) AppFabric
6 1 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.10%) REST
6 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.10%) JSON
6 1 (1.10%) WCF
6 1 (1.10%) Zend Framework
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Clustering
2 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.69%) PKI
4 6 (6.59%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.30%) iPad
5 3 (3.30%) Replication
6 2 (2.20%) CESG
6 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.20%) DTV
6 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) RMADS
7 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.10%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.10%) DataPower
7 1 (1.10%) Open Source
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (81.32%) Windows
2 36 (39.56%) Linux
3 33 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
7 16 (17.58%) UNIX
8 11 (12.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
10 6 (6.59%) CentOS
11 5 (5.49%) Solaris
11 5 (5.49%) SUSE
12 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
12 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
12 4 (4.40%) Windows CE
12 4 (4.40%) Android
13 3 (3.30%) AIX
14 1 (1.10%) HPUX
14 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
14 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) ITIL
2 10 (10.99%) Project Management
3 9 (9.89%) Information Security
3 9 (9.89%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (9.89%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.49%) Change Management
6 4 (4.40%) Service Management
6 4 (4.40%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (4.40%) Fault Management
6 4 (4.40%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.30%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.30%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.30%) Web Development
7 3 (3.30%) Pattern Recognition
7 3 (3.30%) SIEM
7 3 (3.30%) OWASP
7 3 (3.30%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.30%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.98%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.99%) Shell Script
4 7 (7.69%) C#
5 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.40%) Perl
6 4 (4.40%) PHP
6 4 (4.40%) Python
6 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.30%) C
7 3 (3.30%) VBScript
7 3 (3.30%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) Java
9 1 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) R
9 1 (1.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (23.08%) MCSE
3 14 (15.38%) MCITP
4 8 (8.79%) MCP
5 7 (7.69%) Degree
5 7 (7.69%) MCSA
6 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (5.49%) CISSP
8 4 (4.40%) CCA
8 4 (4.40%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (4.40%) MCTS
9 3 (3.30%) GIAC
10 2 (2.20%) CISA
10 2 (2.20%) CISM
10 2 (2.20%) CCNA
10 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.10%) MCDST
11 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 51 (56.04%) Active Directory
2 29 (31.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.99%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.89%) vSphere
5 6 (6.59%) XenApp
6 3 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.30%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.10%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.10%) vCloud
8 1 (1.10%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) Backup Exec
2 8 (8.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (8.79%) SCCM
3 4 (4.40%) SCOM
4 3 (3.30%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.20%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.10%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.10%) Puppet
6 1 (1.10%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.10%) Nagios
6 1 (1.10%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (52.75%) Microsoft
2 39 (42.86%) VMware
3 27 (29.67%) Citrix
4 14 (15.38%) Cisco
5 10 (10.99%) HP
5 10 (10.99%) Juniper
6 9 (9.89%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.89%) Symantec
7 8 (8.79%) Oracle
8 6 (6.59%) EMC
8 6 (6.59%) Veritas
8 6 (6.59%) Apple
9 4 (4.40%) McAfee
9 4 (4.40%) Veeam
9 4 (4.40%) IBM
9 4 (4.40%) Meru Networks
10 3 (3.30%) Kaspersky
10 3 (3.30%) Sun
10 3 (3.30%) SAP
10 3 (3.30%) F5
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