DNS Jobs in Scotland

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Scotland

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 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 179 177 156
Rank change year-on-year -2 -21 -16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 57 48 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.23% 1.00% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.58% 8.15% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 49
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,650 £28,750
25th Percentile £39,000 £31,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £35,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year +34.29% -31.37% +36.00%
75th Percentile £52,500 £47,875 £63,750
90th Percentile £52,750 £55,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 664 589 743
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 14.38% 12.29% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 490 311 381
10th Percentile - £30,000 £27,125
25th Percentile £25,000 £37,250 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -38.10% +10.53% +7.95%
75th Percentile £57,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £90,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Scotland

DNS
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in Scotland.

Salary trend for DNS in Scotland

DNS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

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 21 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -44 34 £47,000 -1.05% 2
Edinburgh +34 17 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Aberdeen - 3 - - 2
Dunbartonshire - 2 £40,764 -
Dundee -12 1 - -
DNS
UK

DNS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Exchange
2 10 (17.54%) IIS
3 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 42 (73.68%) Azure
2 27 (47.37%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (26.32%) AWS
4 6 (10.53%) Entra ID
4 6 (10.53%) OpenShift
5 4 (7.02%) OneDrive
6 3 (5.26%) GitHub
6 3 (5.26%) IaaS
6 3 (5.26%) Power Platform
7 2 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (3.51%) Azure AKS
7 2 (3.51%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 2 (3.51%) GCP
7 2 (3.51%) PaaS
7 2 (3.51%) SaaS
8 1 (1.75%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (1.75%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 36 (63.16%) DHCP
2 24 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 14 (24.56%) Firewall
4 9 (15.79%) DKIM
4 9 (15.79%) DMARC
4 9 (15.79%) Internet
4 9 (15.79%) VPN
5 7 (12.28%) LAN
5 7 (12.28%) WAN
6 6 (10.53%) HTTP
7 5 (8.77%) IPsec
8 4 (7.02%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (5.26%) Intranet
9 3 (5.26%) Wireless
10 2 (3.51%) DMZ
10 2 (3.51%) NGFW
10 2 (3.51%) OSPF
10 2 (3.51%) VLAN
11 1 (1.75%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Power BI
3 1 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.75%) GIS
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
1 2 (3.51%) Maven
1 2 (3.51%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.75%) Git
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 6 (10.53%) Aerospace
1 6 (10.53%) Social Skills
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Back Office
3 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (14.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Information Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Information Security Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) IT Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Security Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Senior
3 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Senior IT Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) ICT Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Network Technician
5 4 (7.02%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) ICT Support
6 3 (5.26%) ICT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (3.51%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.75%) JSON
2 1 (1.75%) REST
2 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Cyberattack
2 7 (12.28%) Driving Licence
3 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.51%) IoT
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Reality
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Applications
5 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.28%) Windows 10
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Change Management
1 10 (17.54%) Migration
2 9 (15.79%) Agile
2 9 (15.79%) Information Security
3 8 (14.04%) Cloud Security
3 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (14.04%) MITRE ATT&CK
3 8 (14.04%) Service Management
3 8 (14.04%) SIEM
3 8 (14.04%) SOAR
3 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Remediation
4 7 (12.28%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (10.53%) Actionable Insight
5 6 (10.53%) ITIL
5 6 (10.53%) ITSM
6 5 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (8.77%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (7.02%) Customer Experience
7 4 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.28%) Python
3 6 (10.53%) Bash
3 6 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) MCITP
3 3 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (22.81%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.53%) Docker
5 3 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (14.04%) CASB
3 7 (12.28%) Ansible
4 6 (10.53%) Kubernetes
4 6 (10.53%) Puppet
5 3 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
1 27 (47.37%) VMware
2 8 (14.04%) Cisco
3 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.77%) Meraki
5 4 (7.02%) Juniper
5 4 (7.02%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.26%) Dell
7 2 (3.51%) Adobe
7 2 (3.51%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle
8 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.75%) Commvault
8 1 (1.75%) ConnectWise
8 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.75%) Sophos
8 1 (1.75%) Splunk