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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 16 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.00% 1.09% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £26,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
8 8 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.33% 8.70% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 8
Average salary £70,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Linlithgow - 2 - -
Livingston +4 1 £26,000 +30.00%
DNS
Scotland

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Xen
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) ERP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft