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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 84 74
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.88% 1.12% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.80% 10.79% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 17
Median salary £54,250 £42,500 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.64% +15.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £54,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,689
% change year-on-year +2.66% +2.21%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 118 139 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.55% 10.34% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 82 90 99
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 26 (56.52%) Cisco
2 24 (52.17%) Windows
3 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 22 (47.83%) DHCP
5 19 (41.30%) WAN
6 18 (39.13%) LAN
6 18 (39.13%) Linux
7 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
8 14 (30.43%) Firewall
9 13 (28.26%) SQL
10 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
10 11 (23.91%) VPN
10 11 (23.91%) SCCM
10 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
11 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
11 10 (21.74%) F5
11 10 (21.74%) SCOM
11 10 (21.74%) Ubuntu
11 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 10 (21.74%) SSL
11 10 (21.74%) VMware
12 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
12 9 (19.57%) Citrix
12 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (17.39%) Puppet
13 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (17.39%) SAN
13 8 (17.39%) Finance
14 7 (15.22%) CCNP

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 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 5 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.70%) Apache
4 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.52%) Confluence
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.17%) CMS
7 1 (2.17%) JBoss
7 1 (2.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.87%) Office 365
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) DHCP
2 19 (41.30%) WAN
3 18 (39.13%) LAN
4 14 (30.43%) Firewall
5 11 (23.91%) VPN
6 10 (21.74%) SSL
7 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
8 8 (17.39%) SAN
9 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.04%) BGP
10 6 (13.04%) iSCSI
10 6 (13.04%) OSPF
11 5 (10.87%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (10.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (10.87%) MPLS
12 4 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (8.70%) DMVPN
12 4 (8.70%) EIGRP
12 4 (8.70%) NAS
12 4 (8.70%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (8.70%) MySQL
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Information Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Security Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Information Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Applications Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Site Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Systems Support
7 5 (10.87%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
1 5 (10.87%) SAML
2 4 (8.70%) LAMP
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) PKI
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
4 10 (21.74%) Ubuntu
5 5 (10.87%) OpenVMS
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.35%) CentOS
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.17%) Android
8 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Coaching
1 7 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (13.04%) Information Security
3 5 (10.87%) Actionable Insight
3 5 (10.87%) Change Control
3 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Line Management
3 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.87%) Network Management
3 5 (10.87%) QMS
3 5 (10.87%) Quality Management
3 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.70%) High Availability
4 4 (8.70%) Investment Management
4 4 (8.70%) IT Strategy
4 4 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.87%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) Bourne shell
4 2 (4.35%) Korn
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.22%) CCNP
2 7 (15.22%) HND
3 6 (13.04%) CCIE
4 5 (10.87%) CCNA
5 2 (4.35%) CCSE
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (13.04%) XenApp
3 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.70%) NFS
4 4 (8.70%) Samba
5 1 (2.17%) Gluster
5 1 (2.17%) KVM
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) SCCM
2 10 (21.74%) SCOM
3 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.39%) Puppet
4 5 (10.87%) Ansible
4 5 (10.87%) SCVMM
4 5 (10.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (10.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.17%) Check_MK
6 1 (2.17%) Iperf
6 1 (2.17%) Nagios
6 1 (2.17%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) F5
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) Dell
4 7 (15.22%) Juniper
5 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.04%) Fortinet
5 6 (13.04%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) Palo Alto
6 5 (10.87%) CA
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle
6 5 (10.87%) Symantec
6 5 (10.87%) Varonis
7 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.52%) Atlassian
8 3 (6.52%) Brocade
8 3 (6.52%) Percona
8 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago