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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 140 123 157
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 23 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 1.11% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.17% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 26
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
2733 3000 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 95.48% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1877 2483
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -12 13 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Edinburgh +3 7 £34,750 -13.12% 1
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (78.57%) Cisco
2 45 (64.29%) Firewall
3 39 (55.71%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (42.86%) WAN
5 29 (41.43%) Juniper
6 28 (40.00%) BGP
7 26 (37.14%) CCNP
8 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 25 (35.71%) LAN
9 23 (32.86%) Data Centre
10 22 (31.43%) CCNA
10 22 (31.43%) OSPF
11 21 (30.00%) F5
12 19 (27.14%) Load Balancing
13 18 (25.71%) MPLS
14 16 (22.86%) Network Security
14 16 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (21.43%) VPN
15 15 (21.43%) DNS
15 15 (21.43%) VoIP
16 14 (20.00%) EIGRP
17 13 (18.57%) VLAN
17 13 (18.57%) Network Design
18 12 (17.14%) DHCP
18 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
19 11 (15.71%) Windows
19 11 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
20 10 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
20 10 (14.29%) CCIE
20 10 (14.29%) Wireless

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (64.29%) Firewall
2 30 (42.86%) WAN
3 28 (40.00%) BGP
4 25 (35.71%) LAN
4 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 22 (31.43%) OSPF
6 18 (25.71%) MPLS
7 16 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (22.86%) Network Security
8 15 (21.43%) DNS
8 15 (21.43%) VoIP
8 15 (21.43%) VPN
9 14 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 13 (18.57%) VLAN
11 12 (17.14%) DHCP
12 11 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (14.29%) Wireless
14 9 (12.86%) Junos
15 8 (11.43%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) CSS
1 4 (5.71%) JSON
1 4 (5.71%) REST
1 4 (5.71%) SOAP
1 4 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (2.86%) COM
3 1 (1.43%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Unix
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.86%) CentOS
4 2 (2.86%) Debian
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Load Balancing
2 13 (18.57%) Network Design
3 9 (12.86%) Network Management
4 7 (10.00%) Migration
5 5 (7.14%) Change Control
6 4 (5.71%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.29%) High Availability
7 3 (4.29%) Information Security
7 3 (4.29%) ITIL
7 3 (4.29%) Process Management
7 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.29%) Workflow
8 2 (2.86%) Change Management
8 2 (2.86%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (2.86%) Facilities Management
8 2 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.86%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (2.86%) Software License Management
9 1 (1.43%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) Python
2 5 (7.14%) Perl
3 4 (5.71%) Ruby
4 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (55.71%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (37.14%) CCNP
3 22 (31.43%) CCNA
4 10 (14.29%) CCIE
5 6 (8.57%) Degree
6 3 (4.29%) JNCIE
6 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.86%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (2.86%) CCDA
7 2 (2.86%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (2.86%) CCSP
7 2 (2.86%) CISSP
7 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.86%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.86%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.43%) CCDP
8 1 (1.43%) CCIP
8 1 (1.43%) CCVP
8 1 (1.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) iptables
3 1 (1.43%) NFS
3 1 (1.43%) Postfix
3 1 (1.43%) RACF
3 1 (1.43%) Samba
3 1 (1.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.43%) Nagios
2 1 (1.43%) OpenView
2 1 (1.43%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) yum
Vendors
1 55 (78.57%) Cisco
2 29 (41.43%) Juniper
3 21 (30.00%) F5
4 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.57%) Palo Alto
6 5 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 5 (7.14%) Sourcefire
7 4 (5.71%) Avaya
7 4 (5.71%) HP
7 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.71%) VMware
8 2 (2.86%) CA
8 2 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (2.86%) Red Box
8 2 (2.86%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.43%) Brocade
9 1 (1.43%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.43%) Qualys
9 1 (1.43%) Splunk
9 1 (1.43%) TippingPoint
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