Period
to 15 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 135 176
Rank change year-on-year -15 +41 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 83 73 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.47% 1.47% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.53% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 56 54 50
Scotland median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.05% +20.83%
10th Percentile £29,375 £29,400 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +8.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5441 4757 6150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 95.75% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3542 3019 3961
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,170 £64,750
UK median annual salary £48,725 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.58% +5.56% -

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Scotland

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Scotland

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Scotland

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 40 £40,000 +7.86% 4
Glasgow -12 28 £57,500 +21.05%
Aberdeen - 6 £43,500 -
Dundee - 3 £43,500 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £32,750 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £42,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £32,500 -
Falkirk - 1 £32,500 -
Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Scotland region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (81.93%) Cisco
2 58 (69.88%) Firewall
3 43 (51.81%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (39.76%) BGP
5 31 (37.35%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (36.14%) WAN
7 29 (34.94%) CCNP
8 28 (33.73%) CheckPoint
9 24 (28.92%) VPN
10 23 (27.71%) F5
11 21 (25.30%) VMware
11 21 (25.30%) LAN
12 20 (24.10%) MPLS
12 20 (24.10%) OSPF
13 18 (21.69%) CCIE
13 18 (21.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
15 16 (19.28%) Load Balancing
15 16 (19.28%) Network Security
16 15 (18.07%) VLAN
17 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (14.46%) Hyper-V
18 12 (14.46%) Network Management
18 12 (14.46%) EIGRP
18 12 (14.46%) Juniper
19 11 (13.25%) WLAN
19 11 (13.25%) Migration
19 11 (13.25%) Fortinet
19 11 (13.25%) Network Design
20 10 (12.05%) Telecoms

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (69.88%) Firewall
2 33 (39.76%) BGP
3 31 (37.35%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (36.14%) WAN
5 24 (28.92%) VPN
6 21 (25.30%) LAN
7 20 (24.10%) MPLS
7 20 (24.10%) OSPF
8 18 (21.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (19.28%) Network Security
10 15 (18.07%) VLAN
11 12 (14.46%) EIGRP
12 11 (13.25%) WLAN
13 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
14 9 (10.84%) VoIP
15 8 (9.64%) Ethernet
16 7 (8.43%) Internet
16 7 (8.43%) Software-Defined Networking
17 6 (7.23%) Cisco IOS
17 6 (7.23%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Linux
2 7 (8.43%) Unix
2 7 (8.43%) Windows
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
5 1 (1.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) Load Balancing
2 12 (14.46%) Network Management
3 11 (13.25%) Migration
3 11 (13.25%) Network Design
4 5 (6.02%) Information Security
5 4 (4.82%) ITIL
6 3 (3.61%) Change Management
6 3 (3.61%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.41%) Change Control
7 2 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.41%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.41%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (2.41%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.20%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.20%) Physics
8 1 (1.20%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.20%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) C
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) Python
3 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.41%) Tcl
4 1 (1.20%) C#
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (51.81%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (34.94%) CCNP
3 18 (21.69%) CCIE
4 10 (12.05%) CCNA
5 8 (9.64%) CCDP
6 5 (6.02%) JNCIP
7 4 (4.82%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.61%) CCIP
8 3 (3.61%) Degree
9 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.20%) CCDE
10 1 (1.20%) CCIE Service Provider
10 1 (1.20%) CCSA
10 1 (1.20%) CCSE
10 1 (1.20%) CISSP
10 1 (1.20%) HND
10 1 (1.20%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.46%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.41%) Firmware
5 1 (1.20%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.20%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Iperf
2 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.20%) Nagios
2 1 (1.20%) Nessus
2 1 (1.20%) RANCID
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (81.93%) Cisco
2 28 (33.73%) CheckPoint
3 23 (27.71%) F5
4 21 (25.30%) VMware
5 12 (14.46%) Juniper
6 11 (13.25%) Fortinet
7 9 (10.84%) Meraki
8 7 (8.43%) Dell
9 6 (7.23%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.82%) jetNEXUS
11 3 (3.61%) HP
12 2 (2.41%) McAfee
12 2 (2.41%) Remedy
13 1 (1.20%) ArcSight
13 1 (1.20%) Arista
13 1 (1.20%) Huawei
13 1 (1.20%) IBM
13 1 (1.20%) LogRhythm
13 1 (1.20%) Oracle