Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 100 76
Rank change year-on-year -14 -24 +48
Permanent jobs citing DNS 35 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.40% 2.13% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.55% 17.55% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 22
Edinburgh median annual salary £30,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.83% +43.75% +40.35%
10th Percentile £23,000 £30,000 £25,575
90th Percentile £42,500 £62,375 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £32,350 £50,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -35.30% +26.58% +38.60%

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 303 319 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.14% 12.12% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 226 212 150
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £29,375 £30,000 £27,275
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,125 £67,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Linux
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (42.86%) Windows
4 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 12 (34.29%) DHCP
6 11 (31.43%) NFS
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
6 11 (31.43%) IIS
6 11 (31.43%) Samba
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 9 (25.71%) Firewall
8 9 (25.71%) Degree
8 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
9 8 (22.86%) VMware
9 8 (22.86%) SSH
9 8 (22.86%) ITIL
9 8 (22.86%) LAN
9 8 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (22.86%) Office 365
10 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (20.00%) iSCSI
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (20.00%) WAN
10 7 (20.00%) SOA
10 7 (20.00%) Apache
10 7 (20.00%) Tomcat

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 11 (31.43%) IIS
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) nginx
4 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.86%) Office 365
3 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (14.29%) IaaS
4 5 (14.29%) SaaS
5 4 (11.43%) Akamai
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.86%) Route 53
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 12 (34.29%) DHCP
3 9 (25.71%) Firewall
4 8 (22.86%) LAN
4 8 (22.86%) SSH
5 7 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 7 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (17.14%) HTTP
7 5 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 4 (11.43%) Kerberos
8 4 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (11.43%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (8.57%) VPN
10 2 (5.71%) IPsec
10 2 (5.71%) Network Security
11 1 (2.86%) BGP
11 1 (2.86%) Internet
11 1 (2.86%) MPLS
11 1 (2.86%) SSL
11 1 (2.86%) VLAN
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%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Fiddler
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Applications Engineer
1 8 (22.86%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) Administrator
3 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
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%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) LAMP
1 4 (11.43%) LDAP
1 4 (11.43%) OAuth
1 4 (11.43%) OAuth2
1 4 (11.43%) SAML
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) Flash
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) JSP
3 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.86%) Servlets
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) Clustering
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.71%) CentOS
9 1 (2.86%) Android
9 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.86%) Unix
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (20.00%) SOA
3 6 (17.14%) ITSM
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
4 5 (14.29%) Threat Detection
5 4 (11.43%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) Open Source
8 1 (2.86%) SIEM
8 1 (2.86%) System Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) Korn
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) sed
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (11.43%) MCP
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) NFS
2 11 (31.43%) Samba
3 6 (17.14%) Docker
4 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.86%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Kibana
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.86%) Oozie
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy