Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - +21 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 6.98% - 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% - 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Aberdeen median annual salary £43,500 - £47,500
10th Percentile £38,450 - £43,000
90th Percentile £51,000 - £52,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.23% +9.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies in Aberdeen with a recognized job title 81 79 98
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.19% 97.53% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 68 44 64
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £21,850 £22,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Aberdeen

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Aberdeen.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Aberdeen

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Aberdeen

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) NX-OS
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) Network Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) SMS
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) CCDP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) NX-OS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper