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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 108 87 104
Rank change year-on-year -21 +17  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 33 79 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.44% 2.69% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.69% 21.82% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 29
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £46,600 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,878
% change year-on-year +2.66% +1.68%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 260 362 355
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.31% 12.33% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 165 212 214
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 19 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Glasgow -12 13 £38,500 - 3
Perth and Kinross - 1 £53,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £34,000 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DNS.

1 54 (69.23%) Windows
2 53 (67.95%) Active Directory
3 47 (60.26%) DHCP
4 35 (44.87%) Microsoft
5 32 (41.03%) VMware
6 30 (38.46%) Firewall
7 29 (37.18%) Cisco
7 29 (37.18%) PowerShell
8 26 (33.33%) Linux
8 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 24 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (28.21%) SQL
11 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (26.92%) WAN
11 21 (26.92%) MS Exchange
12 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
13 19 (24.36%) LAN
13 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
14 18 (23.08%) ITIL
15 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
16 15 (19.23%) IIS
17 14 (17.95%) Finance
17 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (16.67%) SCCM
18 13 (16.67%) SCOM
18 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
19 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
20 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
20 11 (14.10%) vSphere

DNS
Top Related 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 21 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 15 (19.23%) IIS
3 11 (14.10%) Skype for Business
4 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (8.97%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (6.41%) Apache
6 5 (6.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.85%) Confluence
8 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.28%) CMS
9 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.28%) JBoss
9 1 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.85%) Fishtalk
1 3 (3.85%) Q-Pulse
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.26%) Office 365
4 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.56%) SaaS
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 47 (60.26%) DHCP
2 30 (38.46%) Firewall
3 21 (26.92%) WAN
4 19 (24.36%) LAN
5 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 11 (14.10%) VPN
7 10 (12.82%) SAN
7 10 (12.82%) SSL
8 8 (10.26%) iSCSI
9 7 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.41%) BGP
10 5 (6.41%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (6.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (6.41%) MPLS
10 5 (6.41%) OSPF
10 5 (6.41%) SSH
11 4 (5.13%) DMVPN
11 4 (5.13%) EIGRP
11 4 (5.13%) HTTP
11 4 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.13%) MySQL
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.85%) JIRA
2 3 (3.85%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Back Office
3 3 (3.85%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Security Engineer
4 13 (16.67%) IT Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) Applications Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support
6 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) IT Security Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Security Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Senior Security Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) IT Support
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Senior Information Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) .NET
1 5 (6.41%) SAML
2 4 (5.13%) LAMP
2 4 (5.13%) Web Services
3 3 (3.85%) HTML
4 2 (2.56%) Middleware
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.10%) PKI
3 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.13%) Replication
6 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (3.85%) iPhone
7 2 (2.56%) Clustering
7 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) FMCG
8 1 (1.28%) iPad
8 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (69.23%) Windows
2 26 (33.33%) Linux
2 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.82%) Ubuntu
6 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.41%) OpenVMS
8 5 (6.41%) Windows 2000
8 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.13%) Android
9 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.85%) Unix
10 3 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.56%) AIX
11 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) ITIL
2 9 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (10.26%) Change Control
3 8 (10.26%) Load Balancing
3 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.97%) Asset Management
5 6 (7.69%) Coaching
5 6 (7.69%) Line Management
6 5 (6.41%) Actionable Insight
6 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.41%) Forensic Analysis
6 5 (6.41%) High Availability
6 5 (6.41%) Information Security
6 5 (6.41%) IT Strategy
6 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.41%) Network Management
6 5 (6.41%) QMS
6 5 (6.41%) Quality Management
6 5 (6.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) PowerShell
2 22 (28.21%) SQL
3 11 (14.10%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.54%) VBScript
5 7 (8.97%) Python
6 5 (6.41%) VB
7 4 (5.13%) Bourne shell
7 4 (5.13%) Korn
8 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.85%) Perl
9 1 (1.28%) C#
9 1 (1.28%) Java
9 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) HND
2 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.69%) CCNA
3 6 (7.69%) CCNP
4 5 (6.41%) CCIE
5 4 (5.13%) MCSE
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) CCSE
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.28%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (67.95%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.10%) vSphere
5 8 (10.26%) XenApp
6 6 (7.69%) ISA Server
6 6 (7.69%) NFS
6 6 (7.69%) Samba
7 5 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.41%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.28%) Gluster
9 1 (1.28%) KVM
9 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) SCCM
1 13 (16.67%) SCOM
2 9 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (11.54%) Puppet
3 6 (7.69%) Ansible
4 5 (6.41%) SCVMM
4 5 (6.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (6.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.28%) Check_MK
6 1 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Iperf
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) MOM
6 1 (1.28%) Nagios
6 1 (1.28%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) Microsoft
2 32 (41.03%) VMware
3 29 (37.18%) Cisco
4 10 (12.82%) Citrix
5 9 (11.54%) F5
6 8 (10.26%) Dell
6 8 (10.26%) Oracle
6 8 (10.26%) Symantec
7 7 (8.97%) Juniper
8 6 (7.69%) HP
8 6 (7.69%) Palo Alto
9 5 (6.41%) CA
9 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.41%) Fortinet
9 5 (6.41%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.41%) Varonis
10 4 (5.13%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.85%) Brocade
11 3 (3.85%) Forcepoint
11 3 (3.85%) Perforce
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