The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 101 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 9 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.54% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.57% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Network Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1479 1408 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.91% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 960 927 704
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (58.33%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) CCNP
5 8 (33.33%) CCNA
5 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (33.33%) MPLS
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) VoIP
7 6 (25.00%) F5
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 5 (20.83%) BGP
8 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
9 4 (16.67%) Wireless
9 4 (16.67%) Juniper
10 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
10 3 (12.50%) Internet
10 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (8.33%) Banking
11 2 (8.33%) McAfee
11 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
11 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
11 2 (8.33%) IPsec
11 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
11 2 (8.33%) RSVP
11 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) MPLS
2 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (29.17%) VoIP
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) BGP
4 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (8.33%) DWDM
7 2 (8.33%) RSVP
7 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (8.33%) PPP
7 2 (8.33%) SSL
7 2 (8.33%) IPv4
7 2 (8.33%) IPv6
7 2 (8.33%) IPsec
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
1 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
2 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.17%) Fault Management
2 1 (4.17%) Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
3 8 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) CCDA
5 2 (8.33%) CCIE
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) F5
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) McAfee
5 2 (8.33%) Nortel
5 2 (8.33%) Nokia
5 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.17%) Draytek
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) VMware