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

Domain Name System (DNS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 75 89
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.61% 1.74% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 17.50% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 11
Median salary £42,500 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.55% -10.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year +1.36% +0.34%  

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 150 120 156
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.11% 9.97% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 92 56 113
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) DHCP
2 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 16 (40.00%) Cisco
4 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (37.50%) Citrix
5 15 (37.50%) Linux
6 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
7 13 (32.50%) Firewall
7 13 (32.50%) VMware
8 12 (30.00%) IIS
9 11 (27.50%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) WAN
9 11 (27.50%) SCCM
9 11 (27.50%) Office 365
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (25.00%) LAN
10 10 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 9 (22.50%) Ubuntu
11 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
11 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
11 9 (22.50%) SCOM
11 9 (22.50%) XenApp
11 9 (22.50%) XenDesktop
11 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure

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 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.00%) IIS
3 9 (22.50%) Skype for Business
4 7 (17.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (7.50%) Apache
7 3 (7.50%) FileNet
7 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (5.00%) Confluence
9 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
9 1 (2.50%) CMS
9 1 (2.50%) JBoss
9 1 (2.50%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (7.50%) iTrent
1 3 (7.50%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Office 365
2 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) DHCP
2 13 (32.50%) Firewall
3 11 (27.50%) WAN
4 10 (25.00%) LAN
5 8 (20.00%) SSL
5 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.50%) iSCSI
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.00%) NAS
7 4 (10.00%) SAN
7 4 (10.00%) VPN
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (5.00%) Internet
9 2 (5.00%) Network Security
9 2 (5.00%) Skype
9 2 (5.00%) SSH
10 1 (2.50%) BGP
10 1 (2.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) LAMP
3 3 (7.50%) SAML
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.50%) IVR
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (37.50%) Linux
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (22.50%) Ubuntu
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.00%) CentOS
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (20.00%) DevOps
2 8 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.00%) Asset Management
4 6 (15.00%) Investment Management
4 6 (15.00%) IT Strategy
4 6 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) Information Security
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Document Management
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.50%) Process Management
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) CCIE
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
2 1 (2.50%) CCSE
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
3 9 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (22.50%) XenApp
3 9 (22.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.50%) DFS Replication
4 3 (7.50%) NFS
4 3 (7.50%) Samba
5 2 (5.00%) KVM
5 2 (5.00%) Xen
6 1 (2.50%) Gluster
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) SCCM
2 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (22.50%) Puppet
2 9 (22.50%) SCOM
3 7 (17.50%) Ansible
3 7 (17.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (17.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (12.50%) WSUS
5 1 (2.50%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Cisco
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Citrix
3 13 (32.50%) VMware
4 7 (17.50%) CA
4 7 (17.50%) F5
4 7 (17.50%) Symantec
4 7 (17.50%) Varonis
5 5 (12.50%) Atlassian
6 4 (10.00%) Juniper
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle
7 3 (7.50%) Northgate
7 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.00%) Brocade
8 2 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (5.00%) Percona
8 2 (5.00%) Perforce
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.50%) HP
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 9 days ago