Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 114 128
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.27% 1.02% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.05% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 24
Glasgow median annual salary £62,500 £43,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.35% +19.44% +10.77%
10th Percentile £38,500 £25,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,800 £47,950
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2182 2092 2461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.63% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1169 1591
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Glasgow

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Glasgow

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Glasgow region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (75.86%) Firewall
3 20 (68.97%) BGP
4 19 (65.52%) WAN
5 18 (62.07%) CCIE
5 18 (62.07%) MPLS
5 18 (62.07%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (55.17%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (48.28%) CCNP
8 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
9 10 (34.48%) C
9 10 (34.48%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (24.14%) F5
10 7 (24.14%) LAN
10 7 (24.14%) EIGRP
10 7 (24.14%) OSPF
11 6 (20.69%) Network Security
11 6 (20.69%) Network Design
11 6 (20.69%) Juniper
11 6 (20.69%) WLAN
11 6 (20.69%) Network Management
12 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
12 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
12 5 (17.24%) Information Security
13 4 (13.79%) Migration
13 4 (13.79%) JNCIE
13 4 (13.79%) CCNA
13 4 (13.79%) jetNEXUS
14 3 (10.34%) JNCIP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 20 (68.97%) BGP
3 19 (65.52%) WAN
4 18 (62.07%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (62.07%) MPLS
5 16 (55.17%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (34.48%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (24.14%) EIGRP
7 7 (24.14%) LAN
7 7 (24.14%) OSPF
8 6 (20.69%) Network Security
8 6 (20.69%) WLAN
9 2 (6.90%) DHCP
9 2 (6.90%) HSRP
9 2 (6.90%) Internet
9 2 (6.90%) VLAN
10 1 (3.45%) DNS
10 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.45%) VPN
General
1 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) CentOS
2 1 (3.45%) Debian
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Network Design
1 6 (20.69%) Network Management
2 5 (17.24%) Information Security
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (62.07%) CCIE
3 14 (48.28%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) CCNA
4 4 (13.79%) JNCIE
5 3 (10.34%) CCIP
5 3 (10.34%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.45%) CCDE
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) F5
3 6 (20.69%) Juniper
4 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
5 4 (13.79%) jetNEXUS
6 2 (6.90%) McAfee
6 2 (6.90%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.45%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.45%) Qualys
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds