The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 90 90
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 10 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.80% 0.50% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.52% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 9
Median salary £57,500 £32,531 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.75% -23.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £29,149 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,850 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 1181 1146 1327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.94% 95.98% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 726 659 834
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (64.29%) F5
4 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 8 (57.14%) Fortinet
4 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 7 (50.00%) CCNP
5 7 (50.00%) Network Design
5 7 (50.00%) OSPF
5 7 (50.00%) BGP
5 7 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (28.57%) CCNA
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
8 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (21.43%) Network Security
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
9 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 2 (14.29%) Retail
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
9 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) BGP
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
4 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (7.14%) IPv4
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) Multicast
6 1 (7.14%) SMS
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCDA
5 1 (7.14%) CCDP
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) F5
3 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 8 (57.14%) Fortinet
4 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
Edinburgh
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