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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 138 155 126
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 30 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 0.61% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.64% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 22
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £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
2943 3586 3110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.46% 95.14% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1888 2358 2020
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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 +16 16 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Edinburgh +15 10 £43,750 +86.17%
Aberdeen +20 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Stirling - 1 £57,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 47 (67.14%) Cisco
2 36 (51.43%) Firewall
3 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (45.71%) WAN
5 31 (44.29%) CCNA
6 27 (38.57%) LAN
7 26 (37.14%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (34.29%) MPLS
9 20 (28.57%) Wireless
10 19 (27.14%) Finance
11 18 (25.71%) VPN
12 17 (24.29%) F5
13 16 (22.86%) Capacity Management
13 16 (22.86%) Network Security
13 16 (22.86%) CCNP
14 15 (21.43%) CheckPoint
14 15 (21.43%) Internet
14 15 (21.43%) Telecoms
14 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (20.00%) EIGRP
15 14 (20.00%) WLAN
15 14 (20.00%) DHCP
15 14 (20.00%) Web Services
16 13 (18.57%) SSL
16 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
16 13 (18.57%) Banking
17 12 (17.14%) Fortinet
17 12 (17.14%) SolarWinds
18 11 (15.71%) Network Monitoring

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (1.43%) Apache
1 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (51.43%) Firewall
2 32 (45.71%) WAN
3 27 (38.57%) LAN
4 26 (37.14%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (34.29%) MPLS
6 20 (28.57%) Wireless
7 18 (25.71%) VPN
8 16 (22.86%) Network Security
9 15 (21.43%) Internet
10 14 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 14 (20.00%) WLAN
10 14 (20.00%) DHCP
11 13 (18.57%) SSL
12 11 (15.71%) TACACS
12 11 (15.71%) OSPF
13 10 (14.29%) IPsec
13 10 (14.29%) VoIP
13 10 (14.29%) HSRP
14 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
14 9 (12.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) MySQL
1 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 13 (18.57%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Local Government
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Capacity Management
2 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
4 11 (15.71%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (14.29%) ITIL
6 9 (12.86%) Change Management
7 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.29%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.86%) ITSM
9 2 (2.86%) SIEM
9 2 (2.86%) Line Management
10 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.43%) People Management
10 1 (1.43%) DevOps
10 1 (1.43%) Software Distribution
10 1 (1.43%) Business Continuity Planning
10 1 (1.43%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.43%) Perl
2 1 (1.43%) PHP
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (44.29%) CCNA
3 16 (22.86%) CCNP
4 7 (10.00%) Degree
5 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.86%) HND
6 2 (2.86%) CCIE
7 1 (1.43%) CCSP
7 1 (1.43%) MCSE
7 1 (1.43%) MCSA
7 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.43%) Nagios
2 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.43%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (67.14%) Cisco
2 17 (24.29%) F5
3 15 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 12 (17.14%) Fortinet
4 12 (17.14%) SolarWinds
5 10 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 10 (14.29%) McAfee
6 8 (11.43%) Mitel
7 5 (7.14%) Juniper
8 3 (4.29%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) VMware
9 2 (2.86%) Draytek
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.43%) Avaya
10 1 (1.43%) NetApp
10 1 (1.43%) Symantec
10 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat