Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 134 109
Rank change year-on-year -16 -25 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 77 93 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.43% 1.68% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.13% 13.70% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 52 64 68
Scotland median annual salary £33,750 £47,500 £38,835
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.95% +22.31% +36.26%
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,375 £25,600
90th Percentile £48,650 £64,250 £51,125
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 635 679 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.80% 12.28% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 416 462 394
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,287 £24,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Scotland

DNS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for DNS in Scotland

DNS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Scotland

DNS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 34 £28,399 -24.27% 2
Edinburgh -21 33 £30,000 -47.83% 3
Stirling +8 8 £23,000 -11.54%
Fife +1 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £42,000 - 2
Scottish Borders -5 1 £40,000 +17.65%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DNS.

1 53 (68.83%) Microsoft
2 41 (53.25%) Windows
3 36 (46.75%) Active Directory
3 36 (46.75%) TCP/IP
3 36 (46.75%) DHCP
4 30 (38.96%) Linux
5 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (33.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
8 22 (28.57%) SQL
8 22 (28.57%) Office 365
8 22 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 21 (27.27%) VMware
9 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (25.97%) Firewall
11 19 (24.68%) ITIL
11 19 (24.68%) NFS
12 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
13 17 (22.08%) IIS
14 16 (20.78%) Samba
14 16 (20.78%) SSH
15 15 (19.48%) Apache
15 15 (19.48%) LAN
16 14 (18.18%) Tomcat
16 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
16 14 (18.18%) Windows 10
17 13 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 17 (22.08%) IIS
2 15 (19.48%) Apache
3 14 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.79%) JBoss
5 5 (6.49%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.19%) nginx
7 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.60%) WordPress
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.30%) CMS
9 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (28.57%) Office 365
3 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (9.09%) IaaS
5 5 (6.49%) SaaS
6 4 (5.19%) Akamai
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.75%) DHCP
1 36 (46.75%) TCP/IP
2 20 (25.97%) Firewall
3 16 (20.78%) SSH
4 15 (19.48%) LAN
5 13 (16.88%) WAN
6 12 (15.58%) iSCSI
7 11 (14.29%) VoIP
8 10 (12.99%) HTTP
9 9 (11.69%) SAN
10 7 (9.09%) Internet
11 5 (6.49%) Wireshark
12 4 (5.19%) Kerberos
12 4 (5.19%) MPLS
12 4 (5.19%) Network Security
12 4 (5.19%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (5.19%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (5.19%) SSL
12 4 (5.19%) VLAN
13 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Fiddler
1 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) Maven
3 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) German Language
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (19.48%) Administrator
3 14 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) IT Support
6 7 (9.09%) Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Technical Support
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) LDAP
2 4 (5.19%) JSP
2 4 (5.19%) LAMP
2 4 (5.19%) OAuth
2 4 (5.19%) OAuth2
2 4 (5.19%) OpenID
2 4 (5.19%) SAML
2 4 (5.19%) Servlets
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) .NET
4 2 (2.60%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.30%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.49%) Clustering
5 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (3.90%) Replication
7 2 (2.60%) PMI
8 1 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.30%) Fintech
8 1 (1.30%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Windows
2 30 (38.96%) Linux
3 26 (33.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 9 (11.69%) Unix
7 9 (11.69%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.79%) Windows 8
9 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (5.19%) Solaris
11 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.30%) Android
12 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.30%) CentOS
12 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (15.58%) Service Management
4 10 (12.99%) SOA
5 8 (10.39%) ITSM
5 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.79%) Project Management
8 5 (6.49%) Change Management
8 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (6.49%) DevOps
8 5 (6.49%) Line Management
8 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.49%) Threat Detection
9 4 (5.19%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) SQL
2 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.79%) Bourne shell
4 6 (7.79%) Korn
5 4 (5.19%) Java
5 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.90%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) sed
7 2 (2.60%) Perl
7 2 (2.60%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) AWK
8 1 (1.30%) C-shell
8 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.19%) CCNA
5 4 (5.19%) CCNP
5 4 (5.19%) MCP
6 3 (3.90%) CCIE
6 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.30%) HND
8 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.30%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.30%) MCSA
8 1 (1.30%) MCSD
8 1 (1.30%) MCSE
8 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.30%) GDPR
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 36 (46.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.68%) NFS
3 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
4 16 (20.78%) Samba
5 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (9.09%) vSphere
7 4 (5.19%) Docker
7 4 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.19%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.90%) BitLocker
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) SCCM
2 6 (7.79%) Puppet
3 5 (6.49%) SCOM
4 4 (5.19%) Kibana
4 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.90%) PowerCLI
5 3 (3.90%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.60%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.30%) Ansible
7 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.30%) Oozie
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 53 (68.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.27%) VMware
3 13 (16.88%) Cisco
4 8 (10.39%) Citrix
5 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.49%) HP
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle
8 3 (3.90%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.90%) Brocade
8 3 (3.90%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.90%) Meraki
8 3 (3.90%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.90%) Xero
9 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.60%) F5
9 2 (2.60%) IBM
9 2 (2.60%) Juniper
9 2 (2.60%) Symantec
9 2 (2.60%) Veritas
10 1 (1.30%) Hitachi