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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 94 108 91
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £43,750 £23,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.17% -50.52%
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
1360 1484 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.05% 95.50% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 887 960 687
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (34.62%) CCNP
4 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (30.77%) Capacity Management
5 8 (30.77%) Web Services
5 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
6 7 (26.92%) CCNA
7 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 6 (23.08%) MPLS
8 5 (19.23%) LAN
8 5 (19.23%) VoIP
8 5 (19.23%) WAN
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
9 4 (15.38%) F5
10 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
10 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
10 3 (11.54%) Linux
10 3 (11.54%) Internet
10 3 (11.54%) BGP
10 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
11 2 (7.69%) RSVP
11 2 (7.69%) DWDM
11 2 (7.69%) Wireless
11 2 (7.69%) IPsec

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) MPLS
3 5 (19.23%) LAN
3 5 (19.23%) VoIP
3 5 (19.23%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 3 (11.54%) BGP
4 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
5 2 (7.69%) RSVP
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) IPsec
5 2 (7.69%) DWDM
5 2 (7.69%) SSL
5 2 (7.69%) IPv4
5 2 (7.69%) IPv6
5 2 (7.69%) VPLS
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 7 (26.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) Capacity Management
2 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Fault Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.85%) MCITP
6 1 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Draytek
4 1 (3.85%) HP