The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 March 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 90 89
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 4 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.59% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.64% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 12
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1071 1257 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.45% 93.32% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 694 846 777
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Edinburgh

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Edinburgh

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Edinburgh region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (70.97%) Firewall
3 16 (51.61%) LAN
3 16 (51.61%) Data Centre
4 15 (48.39%) F5
5 14 (45.16%) WAN
5 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
6 12 (38.71%) OSPF
6 12 (38.71%) BGP
7 11 (35.48%) MPLS
8 10 (32.26%) Wireless
9 9 (29.03%) Network Security
9 9 (29.03%) Cacti
9 9 (29.03%) SolarWinds
9 9 (29.03%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (25.81%) Degree
10 8 (25.81%) Wireshark
10 8 (25.81%) Change Management
10 8 (25.81%) Internet
10 8 (25.81%) VPN
11 7 (22.58%) 802.11
11 7 (22.58%) Juniper
11 7 (22.58%) Citrix
11 7 (22.58%) IPsec
11 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
11 7 (22.58%) HSRP
11 7 (22.58%) NetScaler
11 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (22.58%) 802.1X

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) LAN
3 14 (45.16%) WAN
4 12 (38.71%) BGP
4 12 (38.71%) OSPF
5 11 (35.48%) MPLS
6 10 (32.26%) Wireless
7 9 (29.03%) Network Security
8 8 (25.81%) Internet
8 8 (25.81%) VPN
8 8 (25.81%) Wireshark
9 7 (22.58%) 802.11
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
9 7 (22.58%) HSRP
9 7 (22.58%) IPsec
9 7 (22.58%) NetScaler
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
12 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.45%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (25.81%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Security Operations
4 4 (12.90%) SIEM
5 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) Network Management
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.23%) Network Design
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) CCNA
3 6 (19.35%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) CCDP
4 3 (9.68%) CCSE
5 2 (6.45%) CCMSE
5 2 (6.45%) CCSA
5 2 (6.45%) CCSM
5 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCDA
6 1 (3.23%) CCIE
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) ProxySG
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Cacti
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (6.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) Iperf
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) F5
3 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
4 9 (29.03%) SolarWinds
5 7 (22.58%) Citrix
5 7 (22.58%) Juniper
6 4 (12.90%) Splunk
7 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.68%) VMware
8 2 (6.45%) EMC
8 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) NetApp
8 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.23%) Mitel
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