Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 138 115
Rank change year-on-year -25 -23 +7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 66 81 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.21% 1.52% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.97% 13.15% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49 51 57
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £45,500 £38,670
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.07% +17.66% +28.90%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £47,950 £73,750 £53,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 662 616 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.12% 11.54% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 434 413 397
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,350 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Edinburgh -16 32 £28,000 -51.30% 4
Glasgow -15 26 £26,000 -20.00% 4
Stirling +6 9 £23,000 -11.54% 2
Renfrewshire - 2 £42,000 -
Scottish Borders -4 1 £40,000 +17.65% 1
Highlands - 1 - -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 44 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 40 (60.61%) Windows
3 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
3 37 (56.06%) DHCP
4 31 (46.97%) TCP/IP
5 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
6 24 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (34.85%) Linux
8 22 (33.33%) SQL
8 22 (33.33%) Firewall
8 22 (33.33%) VMware
8 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (31.82%) Windows Server
10 20 (30.30%) Office 365
11 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
11 18 (27.27%) ITIL
12 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (22.73%) SAN
14 13 (19.70%) IIS
14 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (19.70%) NFS
14 13 (19.70%) Cisco
14 13 (19.70%) Windows 10
15 12 (18.18%) Samba
16 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
16 10 (15.15%) SSH
16 10 (15.15%) HTTP
16 10 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
17 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
17 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange

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 13 (19.70%) IIS
2 9 (13.64%) Apache
2 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.06%) nginx
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.03%) JBoss
6 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.52%) CMS
7 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (30.30%) Office 365
3 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (10.61%) IaaS
5 6 (9.09%) SaaS
6 5 (7.58%) Akamai
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.52%) Route 53
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (56.06%) DHCP
2 31 (46.97%) TCP/IP
3 22 (33.33%) Firewall
4 15 (22.73%) SAN
5 10 (15.15%) HTTP
5 10 (15.15%) SSH
6 9 (13.64%) iSCSI
6 9 (13.64%) LAN
6 9 (13.64%) VoIP
6 9 (13.64%) WAN
7 6 (9.09%) VPN
8 5 (7.58%) Internet
8 5 (7.58%) Kerberos
8 5 (7.58%) Wireshark
9 4 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (6.06%) VLAN
10 3 (4.55%) Intranet
10 3 (4.55%) IPsec
10 3 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Maven
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.52%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) IT Support
2 10 (15.15%) Administrator
2 10 (15.15%) Applications Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Technical Support
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) LDAP
1 4 (6.06%) OAuth
1 4 (6.06%) OAuth2
1 4 (6.06%) SAML
1 4 (6.06%) Web Services
2 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) LAMP
3 2 (3.03%) JSP
3 2 (3.03%) Servlets
4 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) Flash
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.03%) iPhone
5 2 (3.03%) PMI
5 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) iPad
6 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (60.61%) Windows
2 23 (34.85%) Linux
3 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (19.70%) Windows 10
7 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
8 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (7.58%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.55%) Unix
11 2 (3.03%) CentOS
11 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.52%) Solaris
12 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (13.64%) SOA
4 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.09%) ITSM
4 6 (9.09%) Project Management
4 6 (9.09%) Service Management
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (7.58%) Threat Detection
6 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.06%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.55%) Change Control
7 3 (4.55%) Change Management
7 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.55%) DevOps
7 3 (4.55%) Migration
7 3 (4.55%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.06%) Java
3 4 (6.06%) Python
4 2 (3.03%) Bourne shell
4 2 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.03%) Korn
4 2 (3.03%) Perl
4 2 (3.03%) sed
4 2 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (1.52%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
5 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.55%) MCP
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) CCNA
4 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.52%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 13 (19.70%) NFS
4 12 (18.18%) Samba
5 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (7.58%) Docker
7 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.03%) vSphere
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.52%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) Kibana
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (4.55%) SCDPM
3 3 (4.55%) SCOM
4 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.03%) Ansible
4 2 (3.03%) Puppet
5 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.52%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.52%) Oozie
5 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 44 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (19.70%) Cisco
4 4 (6.06%) HP
5 3 (4.55%) Citrix
5 3 (4.55%) Meraki
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.55%) Symantec
5 3 (4.55%) Xero
6 2 (3.03%) Apple
6 2 (3.03%) Avaya
6 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.03%) MobileIron
6 2 (3.03%) NetApp
6 2 (3.03%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.52%) Aruba
7 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.52%) Dell
7 1 (1.52%) Juniper