The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 131 145 138
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 33 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.71% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.75% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 19
Average salary £45,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Network Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2979 3482 3135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.68% 94.77% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 2260 2052
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Scotland

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +22 15 £37,250 +14.61% 4
Edinburgh +7 9 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Stirling -3 6 £55,000 +15.78%
Aberdeen +13 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 55 (79.71%) Cisco
2 47 (68.12%) Firewall
3 38 (55.07%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (49.28%) WAN
5 30 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (42.03%) CCNA
7 28 (40.58%) LAN
8 25 (36.23%) VPN
8 25 (36.23%) MPLS
9 22 (31.88%) CheckPoint
9 22 (31.88%) Wireless
10 18 (26.09%) Finance
10 18 (26.09%) SSL
10 18 (26.09%) F5
11 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
12 16 (23.19%) Internet
12 16 (23.19%) CCNP
12 16 (23.19%) Network Security
13 14 (20.29%) WLAN
13 14 (20.29%) DHCP
14 13 (18.84%) EIGRP
14 13 (18.84%) Change Management
15 12 (17.39%) Fortinet
15 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
16 11 (15.94%) VoIP
17 10 (14.49%) McAfee
17 10 (14.49%) BGP
17 10 (14.49%) Degree
17 10 (14.49%) Network Monitoring
17 10 (14.49%) SolarWinds

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (1.45%) Apache
1 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 47 (68.12%) Firewall
2 34 (49.28%) WAN
3 30 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (40.58%) LAN
5 25 (36.23%) VPN
5 25 (36.23%) MPLS
6 22 (31.88%) Wireless
7 18 (26.09%) SSL
8 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
9 16 (23.19%) Internet
9 16 (23.19%) Network Security
10 14 (20.29%) WLAN
10 14 (20.29%) DHCP
11 13 (18.84%) EIGRP
12 11 (15.94%) VoIP
13 10 (14.49%) BGP
14 9 (13.04%) IPsec
14 9 (13.04%) IP Telephony
14 9 (13.04%) OSPF
14 9 (13.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) MySQL
1 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.70%) Multimedia
4 5 (7.25%) Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Local Government
5 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Change Management
2 10 (14.49%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (13.04%) ITIL
4 8 (11.59%) Network Design
5 7 (10.14%) Capacity Management
6 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.35%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.90%) SIEM
8 2 (2.90%) Line Management
8 2 (2.90%) ITSM
8 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.45%) Workflow
9 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.45%) Project Management
9 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) Perl
1 1 (1.45%) PHP
1 1 (1.45%) Python
1 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (55.07%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (42.03%) CCNA
3 16 (23.19%) CCNP
4 10 (14.49%) Degree
5 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) HND
7 2 (2.90%) CCIE
7 2 (2.90%) CCDA
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.45%) CCSP
8 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.45%) Nagios
2 1 (1.45%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 55 (79.71%) Cisco
2 22 (31.88%) CheckPoint
3 18 (26.09%) F5
4 12 (17.39%) Fortinet
5 10 (14.49%) SolarWinds
5 10 (14.49%) McAfee
6 9 (13.04%) Blue Coat
7 8 (11.59%) Riverbed
8 7 (10.14%) Mitel
8 7 (10.14%) Juniper
9 5 (7.25%) HP
10 3 (4.35%) Draytek
11 2 (2.90%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.90%) Nortel
11 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.90%) Nokia
12 1 (1.45%) VMware
12 1 (1.45%) Avaya
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Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
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