Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 99 140
Rank change year-on-year -21 +41 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 33 41 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.22% 1.77% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.85% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 18
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,000 £37,084 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.65% +2.30% +25.00%
10th Percentile £29,675 £30,289 £24,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03% +14.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2602 2211 2922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 95.34% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1445 1868
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 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 Edinburgh region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 17 (51.52%) F5
4 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
5 13 (39.39%) BGP
5 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (36.36%) Fortinet
7 11 (33.33%) CCNP
7 11 (33.33%) OSPF
8 10 (30.30%) VPN
8 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
9 8 (24.24%) Blue Coat
9 8 (24.24%) Network Security
9 8 (24.24%) VMware
10 7 (21.21%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
10 7 (21.21%) VLAN
10 7 (21.21%) Network Design
10 7 (21.21%) BIG-IP
11 6 (18.18%) Finance
12 5 (15.15%) VoIP
12 5 (15.15%) WAN
12 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
12 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (15.15%) Meraki
13 4 (12.12%) Network Management
13 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 13 (39.39%) BGP
2 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (33.33%) OSPF
4 10 (30.30%) VPN
5 8 (24.24%) Network Security
6 7 (21.21%) BIG-IP
6 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (21.21%) VLAN
7 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (15.15%) VoIP
7 5 (15.15%) WAN
8 4 (12.12%) Internet
8 4 (12.12%) LAN
8 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.09%) EIGRP
9 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 3 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (6.06%) NX-OS
10 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
2 7 (21.21%) Network Design
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Network Management
4 3 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.03%) Web Filtering
6 1 (3.03%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCDP
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCSA
5 1 (3.03%) CCSE
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) HND
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Iperf
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) RANCID
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) F5
3 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
4 12 (36.36%) Fortinet
5 8 (24.24%) Blue Coat
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
6 5 (15.15%) Meraki
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Juniper
9 1 (3.03%) Huawei
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) Remedy