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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 112 139 128
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 38 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 0.75% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.79% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 12
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £29,634 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -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
2959 3794 2989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.02% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 2476 1744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,319
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 24 April 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
Glasgow +16 18 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +24 14 £40,000 +47.91% 1
Fife - 5 £37,500 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (55.56%) Cisco
2 27 (42.86%) Firewall
3 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (34.92%) CCNA
5 21 (33.33%) Capacity Management
6 20 (31.75%) Finance
6 20 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (30.16%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (28.57%) WAN
8 18 (28.57%) Web Services
9 17 (26.98%) Configuration Management
9 17 (26.98%) Telecoms
10 16 (25.40%) Banking
11 15 (23.81%) MPLS
11 15 (23.81%) LAN
12 14 (22.22%) OSPF
12 14 (22.22%) Wireless
13 13 (20.63%) CCNP
13 13 (20.63%) ITIL
14 12 (19.05%) VoIP
14 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (17.46%) Change Management
15 11 (17.46%) F5
16 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
17 9 (14.29%) SolarWinds
18 8 (12.70%) Network Security
18 8 (12.70%) EIGRP
18 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
19 7 (11.11%) BGP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.86%) Firewall
2 19 (30.16%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (28.57%) WAN
4 15 (23.81%) LAN
4 15 (23.81%) MPLS
5 14 (22.22%) OSPF
5 14 (22.22%) Wireless
6 12 (19.05%) VoIP
7 8 (12.70%) EIGRP
7 8 (12.70%) Network Security
8 7 (11.11%) BGP
8 7 (11.11%) DHCP
8 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 7 (11.11%) VPN
8 7 (11.11%) SSL
9 6 (9.52%) TACACS
9 6 (9.52%) HSRP
10 5 (7.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (7.94%) IPsec
10 5 (7.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) MySQL
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 17 (26.98%) Telecoms
3 16 (25.40%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.98%) Configuration Management
4 13 (20.63%) ITIL
5 11 (17.46%) Change Management
6 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.17%) DevOps
8 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.59%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.59%) Fault Management
9 1 (1.59%) Time Management
9 1 (1.59%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.59%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.59%) SIEM
9 1 (1.59%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.59%) CRM
9 1 (1.59%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) Python
2 2 (3.17%) Perl
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (34.92%) CCNA
3 13 (20.63%) CCNP
4 5 (7.94%) Degree
4 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) CCIE
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.59%) MCITP
7 1 (1.59%) HND
7 1 (1.59%) MCSE
7 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.59%) Nagios
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) Cisco
2 11 (17.46%) F5
3 9 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 6 (9.52%) Riverbed
6 6 (9.52%) McAfee
7 4 (6.35%) VMware
7 4 (6.35%) Mitel
8 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.59%) HP
9 1 (1.59%) EMC
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
9 1 (1.59%) Juniper
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec
9 1 (1.59%) Draytek
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
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