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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 109 127 151
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 54 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.83% 1.07% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.12% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 12
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,500 £29,086
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
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
2827 2940 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1870 2113
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,575
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +2 36 £47,500 +31.94% 6
Edinburgh +4 11 £46,250 -22.91% 2
Aberdeen - 2 - -
East Lothian - 2 - -
Dundee - 1 £25,943 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £27,500 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 65 (79.27%) Cisco
2 52 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (60.98%) Firewall
4 38 (46.34%) WAN
5 34 (41.46%) CCNP
6 32 (39.02%) Juniper
6 32 (39.02%) BGP
6 32 (39.02%) TCP/IP
7 31 (37.80%) LAN
8 28 (34.15%) CCNA
9 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
10 23 (28.05%) DNS
10 23 (28.05%) OSPF
11 22 (26.83%) MPLS
11 22 (26.83%) F5
12 19 (23.17%) VoIP
13 18 (21.95%) Network Design
13 18 (21.95%) DHCP
13 18 (21.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (21.95%) Load Balancing
14 16 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (19.51%) VPN
15 15 (18.29%) Network Security
15 15 (18.29%) VLAN
16 14 (17.07%) EIGRP
16 14 (17.07%) Wireless
17 13 (15.85%) Degree
18 12 (14.63%) CheckPoint
18 12 (14.63%) CCIE
19 11 (13.41%) Internet

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) Apache
2 3 (3.66%) IIS
2 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (60.98%) Firewall
2 38 (46.34%) WAN
3 32 (39.02%) BGP
3 32 (39.02%) TCP/IP
4 31 (37.80%) LAN
5 23 (28.05%) DNS
5 23 (28.05%) OSPF
6 22 (26.83%) MPLS
7 19 (23.17%) VoIP
8 18 (21.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (21.95%) DHCP
9 16 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (19.51%) VPN
10 15 (18.29%) Network Security
10 15 (18.29%) VLAN
11 14 (17.07%) EIGRP
11 14 (17.07%) Wireless
12 11 (13.41%) Internet
13 10 (12.20%) Junos
13 10 (12.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Subversion
2 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Back Office
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) CSS
1 4 (4.88%) JSON
1 4 (4.88%) REST
1 4 (4.88%) SOAP
1 4 (4.88%) XML
2 2 (2.44%) COM
3 1 (1.22%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.22%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.88%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Linux
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.44%) CentOS
4 2 (2.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Load Balancing
1 18 (21.95%) Network Design
2 7 (8.54%) Migration
2 7 (8.54%) Network Management
3 5 (6.10%) High Availability
3 5 (6.10%) ITIL
4 4 (4.88%) Change Control
4 4 (4.88%) Change Management
4 4 (4.88%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (4.88%) Facilities Management
4 4 (4.88%) Workflow
5 3 (3.66%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.66%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.66%) Time Management
6 2 (2.44%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (2.44%) Line Management
6 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.44%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) Perl
2 6 (7.32%) Python
3 4 (4.88%) Ruby
4 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.66%) PHP
4 3 (3.66%) SQL
5 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (41.46%) CCNP
3 28 (34.15%) CCNA
4 13 (15.85%) Degree
5 12 (14.63%) CCIE
6 3 (3.66%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.44%) CCDA
7 2 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (2.44%) CCSP
7 2 (2.44%) CISSP
7 2 (2.44%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.44%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.44%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.22%) CCDP
8 1 (1.22%) CCVP
8 1 (1.22%) CISA
8 1 (1.22%) GIAC
8 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) NFS
2 3 (3.66%) iptables
2 3 (3.66%) Postfix
2 3 (3.66%) Samba
2 3 (3.66%) Varnish
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Nagios
1 3 (3.66%) yum
2 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.22%) OpenView
3 1 (1.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (79.27%) Cisco
2 32 (39.02%) Juniper
3 22 (26.83%) F5
4 12 (14.63%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.32%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.10%) HP
6 5 (6.10%) Sourcefire
7 4 (4.88%) Fortinet
7 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.88%) Red Box
8 3 (3.66%) Avaya
8 3 (3.66%) VMware
9 2 (2.44%) CA
9 2 (2.44%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.22%) Google
10 1 (1.22%) Nokia
10 1 (1.22%) Nortel
10 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.22%) Splunk
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