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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 127 140 111
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 19 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.59% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.61% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 17
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,086 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Edinburgh +17 14 £60,000 +73.69% 4
Glasgow +18 13 £38,000 -20.00% 2
Aberdeen +1 1 £36,000 -
Fife - 1 £37,500 - 1
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (46.34%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) Capacity Management
3 13 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (29.27%) Web Services
4 12 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (29.27%) Finance
5 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
5 11 (26.83%) CCNA
5 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
6 10 (24.39%) Firewall
6 10 (24.39%) Banking
7 9 (21.95%) CCNP
8 8 (19.51%) OSPF
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.07%) LAN
10 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
10 6 (14.63%) ITIL
10 6 (14.63%) WAN
10 6 (14.63%) MPLS
10 6 (14.63%) Wireless
10 6 (14.63%) Change Management
10 6 (14.63%) VMware
11 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
11 5 (12.20%) BGP
11 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
11 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (12.20%) DNS
11 5 (12.20%) Windows

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (24.39%) Firewall
3 8 (19.51%) OSPF
4 7 (17.07%) LAN
5 6 (14.63%) WAN
5 6 (14.63%) MPLS
5 6 (14.63%) Wireless
6 5 (12.20%) BGP
6 5 (12.20%) DNS
6 5 (12.20%) VoIP
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (9.76%) DHCP
7 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.32%) VPN
8 3 (7.32%) SSL
8 3 (7.32%) Internet
8 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
8 3 (7.32%) Network Security
8 3 (7.32%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
3 10 (24.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) CMDB
2 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
1 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Capacity Management
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Change Management
5 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Network Design
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
8 1 (2.44%) Service Management
8 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.44%) Migration
8 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.44%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Python
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.83%) CCNA
3 9 (21.95%) CCNP
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) CCIE
5 1 (2.44%) CCSP
5 1 (2.44%) CCSA
5 1 (2.44%) CCSE
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.76%) F5
5 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.88%) McAfee
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec
8 1 (2.44%) Mitel
8 1 (2.44%) Splunk
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, medical, dental etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, medical, dental etc
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, medical, dental etc
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago