Period
to 21 November 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 75 119
Rank change year-on-year -28 +44 -39
Permanent jobs citing DNS 52 63 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.92% 2.72% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 21.50% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 39
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £38,670 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.70% +35.68% -1.72%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,050 £19,000
90th Percentile £65,875 £53,750 £48,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £38,670 £28,500
% change year-on-year +22.84% +35.68% -16.18%

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 338 293 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.46% 12.66% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 220 176 197
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,400 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £57,050
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for DNS.

1 48 (92.31%) Windows
2 44 (84.62%) DHCP
3 43 (82.69%) Windows Server
4 39 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 37 (71.15%) VMware
6 31 (59.62%) SCCM
7 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
8 27 (51.92%) Citrix
8 27 (51.92%) Cisco
8 27 (51.92%) Hyper-V
9 26 (50.00%) PowerShell
10 25 (48.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (48.08%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (44.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (44.23%) SCOM
12 22 (42.31%) ITIL
13 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (38.46%) XenApp
14 20 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
15 19 (36.54%) XenDesktop
16 17 (32.69%) Root Cause Analysis
17 16 (30.77%) MCSE
17 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (28.85%) Firewall
18 15 (28.85%) Internet
19 14 (26.92%) Change Management
19 14 (26.92%) Linux
20 13 (25.00%) WAN
20 13 (25.00%) Validation

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 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) Skype for Business
3 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.62%) IIS
4 4 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (84.62%) DHCP
2 15 (28.85%) Firewall
2 15 (28.85%) Internet
3 13 (25.00%) WAN
4 12 (23.08%) LAN
5 6 (11.54%) SAN
6 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.62%) VPN
7 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.77%) MPLS
7 3 (5.77%) NAS
7 3 (5.77%) VoIP
8 2 (3.85%) VLAN
8 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
8 2 (3.85%) xDSL
9 1 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.92%) IPsec
9 1 (1.92%) Network Security
9 1 (1.92%) OSPF
9 1 (1.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) IT Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Citrix Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Network Support
9 2 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Support
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Java EE
1 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (92.31%) Windows
2 43 (82.69%) Windows Server
3 25 (48.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (26.92%) Linux
6 7 (13.46%) CentOS
6 7 (13.46%) Debian
7 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) ITIL
2 17 (32.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 14 (26.92%) Change Management
4 13 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 13 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 13 (25.00%) Validation
5 12 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 6 (11.54%) Project Management
7 5 (9.62%) Change Control
8 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.69%) DevOps
8 4 (7.69%) Investment Management
8 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
8 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (3.85%) High Availability
9 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (21.15%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) MCSE
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.85%) CCNP
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (51.92%) Hyper-V
3 25 (48.08%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (38.46%) XenApp
5 19 (36.54%) XenDesktop
6 6 (11.54%) vSphere
7 2 (3.85%) KVM
7 2 (3.85%) NFS
8 1 (1.92%) Samba
8 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (59.62%) SCCM
2 23 (44.23%) SCOM
3 7 (13.46%) Cacti
3 7 (13.46%) Nagios
3 7 (13.46%) SmokePing
3 7 (13.46%) WSUS
4 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.69%) Ansible
5 4 (7.69%) Puppet
5 4 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.85%) Iperf
7 1 (1.92%) Graphite
7 1 (1.92%) Icinga
7 1 (1.92%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 37 (71.15%) VMware
2 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
3 27 (51.92%) Cisco
3 27 (51.92%) Citrix
4 13 (25.00%) Google
4 13 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.69%) CA
6 4 (7.69%) Symantec
6 4 (7.69%) Varonis
7 2 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (1.92%) Brocade
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) HP
8 1 (1.92%) NetApp
8 1 (1.92%) Riverbed