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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 87 85 124
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +39
Permanent jobs citing DNS 75 76 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.52% 2.49% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.60% 20.88% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 30
Average salary £38,500 £36,939 £38,235
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.22% -3.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
364 364 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.21% 11.93% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 224 224 273
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +27 57 £38,500 -4.93% 8
Edinburgh -11 10 £39,500 +31.66% 3
Inverclyde - 5 £25,000 -
Highlands - 2 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 96 (71.11%) DHCP
1 96 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 89 (65.93%) Windows
3 88 (65.19%) Microsoft
4 54 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (38.52%) SQL Server
6 50 (37.04%) Firewall
6 50 (37.04%) Windows Server
7 49 (36.30%) VMware
8 46 (34.07%) SQL
9 42 (31.11%) SLA
9 42 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (30.37%) ITIL
11 40 (29.63%) Cisco
12 39 (28.89%) MS Exchange
13 37 (27.41%) TCP/IP
13 37 (27.41%) Linux
14 33 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (23.70%) SAN
16 31 (22.96%) LAN
17 30 (22.22%) WAN
17 30 (22.22%) Dell
18 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (21.48%) SCCM
19 27 (20.00%) Hyper-V
19 27 (20.00%) IIS
20 26 (19.26%) SCOM
21 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
21 25 (18.52%) Office 365

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 27 (20.00%) IIS
3 16 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.44%) Apache
5 6 (4.44%) JBoss
5 6 (4.44%) Lync
6 5 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.22%) Drupal
8 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.48%) nginx
10 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (18.52%) Office 365
3 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.74%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (71.11%) DHCP
2 50 (37.04%) Firewall
3 37 (27.41%) TCP/IP
4 32 (23.70%) SAN
5 31 (22.96%) LAN
6 30 (22.22%) WAN
7 23 (17.04%) VoIP
8 18 (13.33%) VPN
9 11 (8.15%) Ethernet
10 10 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (6.67%) Wireless
12 8 (5.93%) ADSL
12 8 (5.93%) Internet
12 8 (5.93%) VLAN
13 7 (5.19%) BGP
13 7 (5.19%) LDAP
13 7 (5.19%) LLU
13 7 (5.19%) SSL
14 6 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (4.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.70%) MySQL
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.22%) Big Data
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.22%) Hudson
2 3 (2.22%) JIRA
2 3 (2.22%) Trac
3 2 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.48%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (7.41%) Back Office
2 6 (4.44%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Finance
3 5 (3.70%) Games
4 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (25.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (18.52%) IT Engineer
3 23 (17.04%) Support Engineer
4 22 (16.30%) Network Engineer
5 17 (12.59%) Administrator
6 15 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Technical Support
7 10 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) IT Support
9 8 (5.93%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.44%) Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Backup Administrator
11 6 (4.44%) DBA
11 6 (4.44%) Storage Administrator
12 5 (3.70%) EMC Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) COM
2 5 (3.70%) LAMP
3 4 (2.96%) CSS
4 3 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (2.22%) Web Services
5 2 (1.48%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.59%) Clustering
3 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.96%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.96%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.22%) Grid Computing
6 3 (2.22%) Health Informatics
6 3 (2.22%) Informatics
6 3 (2.22%) Life Science
6 3 (2.22%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.48%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) AS400
8 1 (0.74%) CMDB
8 1 (0.74%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 89 (65.93%) Windows
2 54 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 50 (37.04%) Windows Server
4 37 (27.41%) Linux
5 33 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (8.89%) Unix
8 10 (7.41%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.93%) Windows 7
10 7 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.70%) CentOS
11 5 (3.70%) Solaris
11 5 (3.70%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.96%) Windows 10
13 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.37%) ITIL
2 19 (14.07%) Load Balancing
3 17 (12.59%) Project Management
4 16 (11.85%) Business Continuity
5 14 (10.37%) Service Delivery
6 12 (8.89%) Change Control
7 11 (8.15%) Matrix Management
7 11 (8.15%) Network Design
8 9 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.44%) CRM
10 6 (4.44%) Migration
10 6 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.44%) Process Improvement
10 6 (4.44%) Service Management
11 5 (3.70%) Change Management
11 5 (3.70%) Workflow
12 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.07%) SQL
2 18 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.19%) Perl
3 7 (5.19%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.96%) Java
6 3 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) Ruby
7 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (11.85%) Degree
3 11 (8.15%) CCNP
4 8 (5.93%) CCNA
4 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.44%) MCSE
6 4 (2.96%) CCIE
6 4 (2.96%) RHCE
7 3 (2.22%) MCP
7 3 (2.22%) MCSA
8 2 (1.48%) CCDA
8 2 (1.48%) CCSP
8 2 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.48%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.48%) JNCIE
8 2 (1.48%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.48%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (31.11%) SLA
2 18 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 96 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 42 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.85%) vSphere
5 7 (5.19%) XenApp
6 6 (4.44%) NFS
6 6 (4.44%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.22%) GPFS
10 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.74%) Samba
11 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (21.48%) SCCM
2 26 (19.26%) SCOM
3 11 (8.15%) Puppet
4 8 (5.93%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (2.96%) Nagios
7 4 (2.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (2.96%) WSUS
8 3 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.22%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.48%) Ansible
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.74%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.74%) Munin
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.74%) PaperCut
10 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (65.19%) Microsoft
2 49 (36.30%) VMware
3 40 (29.63%) Cisco
4 30 (22.22%) Dell
5 21 (15.56%) Juniper
6 19 (14.07%) HP
7 14 (10.37%) EMC
7 14 (10.37%) IBM
7 14 (10.37%) Kaspersky
7 14 (10.37%) Siemens
7 14 (10.37%) WatchGuard
8 11 (8.15%) Oracle
9 10 (7.41%) F5
10 8 (5.93%) Citrix
11 6 (4.44%) CA
11 6 (4.44%) Symantec
12 4 (2.96%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.96%) Varonis
13 3 (2.22%) Palo Alto
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