The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 74 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 14 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.32% 1.02% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.07% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 9
Median salary £34,169 £44,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.21% -25.83%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%

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
1017 1213 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 95.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 648 834 856
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (94.12%) Cisco
2 24 (70.59%) Firewall
3 21 (61.76%) LAN
4 19 (55.88%) WAN
5 17 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 14 (41.18%) F5
7 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
8 12 (35.29%) BGP
9 11 (32.35%) OSPF
9 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (29.41%) MPLS
10 10 (29.41%) Wireless
10 10 (29.41%) Network Security
11 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (26.47%) Cacti
11 9 (26.47%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (26.47%) VMware
12 8 (23.53%) Change Management
12 8 (23.53%) EIGRP
12 8 (23.53%) Internet
12 8 (23.53%) VPN
12 8 (23.53%) Wireshark
13 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
13 7 (20.59%) vSphere
13 7 (20.59%) NetScaler
13 7 (20.59%) HSRP
13 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (20.59%) DevOps
13 7 (20.59%) EMC VNX
13 7 (20.59%) 802.1X

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 21 (61.76%) LAN
3 19 (55.88%) WAN
4 12 (35.29%) BGP
5 11 (32.35%) OSPF
6 10 (29.41%) MPLS
6 10 (29.41%) Network Security
6 10 (29.41%) Wireless
7 8 (23.53%) EIGRP
7 8 (23.53%) Internet
7 8 (23.53%) VPN
7 8 (23.53%) Wireshark
8 7 (20.59%) 802.11
8 7 (20.59%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (20.59%) HSRP
8 7 (20.59%) IPsec
8 7 (20.59%) NetScaler
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
9 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.59%) EMC VNX
2 7 (20.59%) Private Cloud
3 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (23.53%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) DevOps
3 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) Security Operations
4 4 (11.76%) SIEM
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.82%) Network Management
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Coaching
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL
7 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) CCSE
5 2 (5.88%) CCDP
5 2 (5.88%) CCMSE
5 2 (5.88%) CCSA
5 2 (5.88%) CCSM
6 1 (2.94%) CCIE
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (20.59%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.88%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Cacti
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.88%) Nagios
4 1 (2.94%) Iperf
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) F5
3 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
4 9 (26.47%) VMware
5 7 (20.59%) Citrix
5 7 (20.59%) EMC
5 7 (20.59%) Juniper
5 7 (20.59%) NetApp
5 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
6 4 (11.76%) Splunk
7 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.94%) Mitel