Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 104 77
Rank change year-on-year -17 -27 +43
Permanent jobs citing DNS 35 52 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.37% 1.92% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 15.38% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 33
Edinburgh median annual salary £30,000 £57,500 £38,670
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.83% +48.70% +35.68%
10th Percentile £23,000 £30,000 £23,050
90th Percentile £44,075 £65,875 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £33,750 £47,500 £38,670
% change year-on-year -28.95% +22.84% +35.68%

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 286 338 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.22% 12.45% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 200 220 171
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.61% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £31,188 £30,000 £29,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Edinburgh

DNS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for DNS in Edinburgh

DNS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for DNS.

1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Linux
3 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (40.00%) Windows
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (34.29%) IIS
5 12 (34.29%) NFS
6 11 (31.43%) Samba
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
6 11 (31.43%) DHCP
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 9 (25.71%) SSH
8 9 (25.71%) Degree
8 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
9 8 (22.86%) VMware
9 8 (22.86%) ITIL
9 8 (22.86%) Apache
9 8 (22.86%) LAN
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (20.00%) Office 365
10 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (20.00%) iSCSI
10 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
10 7 (20.00%) SOA
10 7 (20.00%) Firewall
11 6 (17.14%) ITSM
11 6 (17.14%) Service Management

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (34.29%) IIS
2 8 (22.86%) Apache
3 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (11.43%) nginx
5 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.71%) JBoss
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.86%) CMS
6 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Office 365
3 5 (14.29%) IaaS
3 5 (14.29%) SaaS
4 4 (11.43%) Akamai
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 11 (31.43%) DHCP
3 9 (25.71%) SSH
4 8 (22.86%) LAN
5 7 (20.00%) Firewall
5 7 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 6 (17.14%) HTTP
6 6 (17.14%) WAN
7 5 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 4 (11.43%) Kerberos
8 4 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (11.43%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (5.71%) Network Security
9 2 (5.71%) SSL
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.86%) Internet
10 1 (2.86%) IPsec
10 1 (2.86%) SAN
10 1 (2.86%) Skype
10 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Fiddler
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Applications Engineer
1 9 (25.71%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Technical Support
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.86%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) LDAP
2 4 (11.43%) LAMP
2 4 (11.43%) OAuth
2 4 (11.43%) OAuth2
2 4 (11.43%) OpenID
2 4 (11.43%) SAML
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) JSP
4 1 (2.86%) Servlets
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.86%) Fintech
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Unix
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Android
7 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) SOA
3 6 (17.14%) ITSM
3 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
4 5 (14.29%) Threat Detection
5 4 (11.43%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.71%) Release Management
7 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Task Automation
8 1 (2.86%) Change Management
8 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.71%) Bourne shell
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) Korn
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) C-shell
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) sed
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (11.43%) MCP
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) NFS
3 11 (31.43%) Samba
4 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.43%) Docker
6 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Kibana
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Oozie
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
4 1 (2.86%) Sun
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas