The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 12 24
Permanent jobs citing DNS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 1.82% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 12.50% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £37,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
DNS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.94% 14.55% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 5
Average salary £22,500 £37,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.18% +25.42%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

DNS
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the West Lothian region.

DNS Salary Trend in West Lothian

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Xen
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware