Period
to 21 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

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
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 108 86 113
Rank change year-on-year -22 +27 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 8 10 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.52% 1.02% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.07% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
10th Percentile £36,400 - -
25th Percentile £36,625 £45,000 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £50,000 £43,750
Median % change year-on-year -23.00% +14.29% +1.45%
75th Percentile £40,250 £58,750 £53,125
90th Percentile - £66,250 £63,250
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +11.11% +1.41%

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 1,452 931 1,562
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 95.29% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 936 663 1,130
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,594 £37,500 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.17%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,600 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Glasgow

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Engineer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) IPsec
4 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (37.50%) Project Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (37.50%) Meraki
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Azure

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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
1 5 (62.50%) OSPF
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (37.50%) Project Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Data Science
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Proactive Maintenance
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA CyberOps
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 3 (37.50%) Meraki
4 2 (25.00%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) VMware