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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 102 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 8 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% -44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1458 1262 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.92% 95.25% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 964 811 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) SSH
3 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) CCNP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) SSH
3 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) ADSL
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Project Management
1 1 (9.09%) Process Management
1 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint