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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 139 143 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 16 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.70% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.74% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 30
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Edinburgh +1 9 £52,500 +44.82% 2
Glasgow +10 6 £33,500 -29.47% 2
Aberdeen - 1 £36,000 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (38.89%) Firewall
4 13 (36.11%) CCNA
5 12 (33.33%) OSPF
5 12 (33.33%) BGP
6 11 (30.56%) WAN
6 11 (30.56%) CCNP
6 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (27.78%) LAN
8 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 8 (22.22%) Internet
8 8 (22.22%) MPLS
8 8 (22.22%) Finance
8 8 (22.22%) Capacity Management
9 7 (19.44%) VoIP
9 7 (19.44%) DNS
10 6 (16.67%) Windows
10 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.67%) VPN
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (13.89%) SSL
11 5 (13.89%) Wireless
11 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
11 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.89%) Network Design
11 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (11.11%) Web Services

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Firewall
2 12 (33.33%) OSPF
2 12 (33.33%) BGP
3 11 (30.56%) WAN
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (27.78%) LAN
5 8 (22.22%) Internet
5 8 (22.22%) MPLS
6 7 (19.44%) VoIP
6 7 (19.44%) DNS
7 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 6 (16.67%) VPN
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (13.89%) Wireless
8 5 (13.89%) SSL
9 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
9 4 (11.11%) VLAN
10 3 (8.33%) SSH
10 3 (8.33%) VSAT
10 3 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
1 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Network Design
3 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Network Management
5 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.78%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Management
6 1 (2.78%) Process Management
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
1 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (36.11%) CCNA
3 11 (30.56%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) CCIE
5 1 (2.78%) CCSP
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CCSA
5 1 (2.78%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (5.56%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) F5
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Splunk
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
Scotland
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, medical, dental etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, medical, dental etc
Posted: 8 days ago