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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 103 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 61 65 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 1.77% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.31% 14.48% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 30
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
374 449 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.81% 12.21% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 254 292 224
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +27 22 £29,250 -31.17% 1
Aberdeenshire +2 18 £20,500 - 2
Edinburgh -16 16 £35,000 +6.06% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
North Lanarkshire +6 1 - -
Stirling -6 1 £57,500 +21.05%
Falkirk - 1 £27,500 -
Moray - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 78 (67.24%) Windows
2 54 (46.55%) DHCP
3 46 (39.66%) Microsoft
4 43 (37.07%) Active Directory
5 39 (33.62%) MS Exchange
6 38 (32.76%) Cisco
7 37 (31.90%) Firewall
8 35 (30.17%) TCP/IP
8 35 (30.17%) Linux
9 34 (29.31%) VMware
9 34 (29.31%) SCCM
10 33 (28.45%) WAN
11 31 (26.72%) SAN
12 30 (25.86%) LAN
13 27 (23.28%) VPN
14 25 (21.55%) VoIP
14 25 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (21.55%) Windows 8
15 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (20.69%) SLA
16 23 (19.83%) ITIL
16 23 (19.83%) Service Delivery
17 21 (18.10%) SQL
17 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
17 21 (18.10%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
18 19 (16.38%) Citrix
18 19 (16.38%) Finance
19 18 (15.52%) SCOM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (33.62%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.66%) SharePoint
3 16 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (8.62%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (6.90%) IIS
7 8 (6.90%) Apache
7 8 (6.90%) Lync
8 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.45%) Mule
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.86%) nginx
11 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (46.55%) DHCP
2 37 (31.90%) Firewall
3 35 (30.17%) TCP/IP
4 33 (28.45%) WAN
5 31 (26.72%) SAN
6 30 (25.86%) LAN
7 27 (23.28%) VPN
8 25 (21.55%) VoIP
9 16 (13.79%) LDAP
10 15 (12.93%) SMTP
11 10 (8.62%) Internet
11 10 (8.62%) HTTP
12 9 (7.76%) SNMP
12 9 (7.76%) NAS
13 8 (6.90%) SSL
14 7 (6.03%) Ethernet
14 7 (6.03%) POP3
14 7 (6.03%) IPsec
14 7 (6.03%) SSH
14 7 (6.03%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) MySQL
2 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.45%) Big Data
4 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.59%) SQLPlus
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (16.38%) Finance
2 16 (13.79%) Back Office
3 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.03%) Banking
5 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.45%) Games
6 4 (3.45%) Electronics
6 4 (3.45%) Marketing
7 2 (1.72%) Retail
7 2 (1.72%) Local Government
7 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 25 (21.55%) IT Support
3 21 (18.10%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (6.90%) Team Leader
4 8 (6.90%) Administrator
4 8 (6.90%) Analyst
4 8 (6.90%) Network Engineer
4 8 (6.90%) Operations Team Leader
5 7 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Junior
6 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.31%) Architect
7 5 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.31%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Network Technician
8 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Junior Network Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) Middleware
2 4 (3.45%) X-Windows
2 4 (3.45%) Spring
2 4 (3.45%) J2EE
2 4 (3.45%) JMS
2 4 (3.45%) Spring Integration
3 3 (2.59%) XML
4 2 (1.72%) .NET
4 2 (1.72%) Web Services
5 1 (0.86%) SOAP
5 1 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.34%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.03%) Replication
5 4 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.45%) Equities
5 4 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.45%) Wiki
5 4 (3.45%) Reference Data
5 4 (3.45%) DTV
5 4 (3.45%) Derivative
6 3 (2.59%) Handset
7 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.72%) Clustering
7 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 78 (67.24%) Windows
2 35 (30.17%) Linux
3 25 (21.55%) Windows 8
4 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (12.93%) UNIX
8 13 (11.21%) Windows 7
9 10 (8.62%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (5.17%) Windows XP
11 5 (4.31%) Solaris
12 3 (2.59%) CentOS
12 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.86%) Android
14 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.86%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) ITIL
1 23 (19.83%) Service Delivery
2 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
3 12 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 10 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (7.76%) Data Management
5 9 (7.76%) Open Source
5 9 (7.76%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.17%) Project Management
7 6 (5.17%) SOA
8 5 (4.31%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.31%) OO
8 5 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.31%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.31%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.45%) Software Delivery
9 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.10%) SQL
2 11 (9.48%) Bash Shell
3 8 (6.90%) Python
4 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.03%) Java
5 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.45%) Perl
7 2 (1.72%) PHP
7 2 (1.72%) C
7 2 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (0.86%) Korn
8 1 (0.86%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.86%) C#
8 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (18.10%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (14.66%) CCNA
3 15 (12.93%) CCNP
4 12 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (8.62%) Degree
6 5 (4.31%) NCDA
7 4 (3.45%) HND
8 2 (1.72%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.86%) MCSE
9 1 (0.86%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) QA
3 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (37.07%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.79%) XenApp
3 16 (13.79%) vSphere
4 8 (6.90%) NFS
5 5 (4.31%) DFS Replication
5 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.31%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.72%) Xen
6 2 (1.72%) Samba
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.86%) pfSense
7 1 (0.86%) iptables
Systems Management
1 34 (29.31%) SCCM
2 18 (15.52%) SCOM
3 13 (11.21%) SCVMM
4 5 (4.31%) Puppet
4 5 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.45%) SnapMirror
5 4 (3.45%) SnapVault
5 4 (3.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.72%) WSUS
8 1 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.86%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.86%) Nagios
8 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 46 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 38 (32.76%) Cisco
3 34 (29.31%) VMware
4 19 (16.38%) Citrix
5 17 (14.66%) HP
6 15 (12.93%) Oracle
7 12 (10.34%) CheckPoint
8 11 (9.48%) NetApp
9 9 (7.76%) SAP
10 5 (4.31%) EMC
10 5 (4.31%) Perforce
10 5 (4.31%) Brocade
11 4 (3.45%) GoldenSource
11 4 (3.45%) Veritas
11 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.45%) TIBCO
11 4 (3.45%) McAfee
11 4 (3.45%) Avaya
12 3 (2.59%) Juniper
12 3 (2.59%) F5
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