The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 139 129
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.75% 0.91% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.94% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 31
Median salary £60,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £30,126 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £60,000
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2505 2761 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.96% 96.57% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1586 1887
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 10 £65,000 +39.78%
Edinburgh -4 9 £58,750 +70.28% 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 22 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (59.38%) Firewall
4 13 (40.63%) BGP
5 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 12 (37.50%) CCNP
5 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (34.38%) F5
6 11 (34.38%) WAN
7 9 (28.13%) OSPF
7 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
7 9 (28.13%) Network Design
7 9 (28.13%) Fortinet
8 8 (25.00%) Network Security
8 8 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (25.00%) CCIE
8 8 (25.00%) Juniper
8 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 7 (21.88%) MPLS
9 7 (21.88%) Windows
10 6 (18.75%) CCNA
11 5 (15.63%) ITIL
11 5 (15.63%) Linux
11 5 (15.63%) LAN
11 5 (15.63%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
11 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
12 4 (12.50%) Degree
12 4 (12.50%) SonicWALL
12 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing

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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) BGP
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (34.38%) WAN
5 9 (28.13%) OSPF
6 8 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (25.00%) Network Security
7 7 (21.88%) MPLS
8 5 (15.63%) LAN
8 5 (15.63%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (12.50%) Wireless
10 3 (9.38%) BIG-IP
10 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (6.25%) HSRP
11 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
11 2 (6.25%) VLAN
11 2 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Debian
4 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Network Design
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Compliance Management
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Analytics
6 1 (3.13%) Cryptocurrency
6 1 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Open Source
6 1 (3.13%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) SIEM
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (37.50%) CCNP
3 8 (25.00%) CCIE
4 6 (18.75%) CCNA
5 4 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) JNCIE
6 2 (6.25%) MCSE
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.13%) CCDA
7 1 (3.13%) CCDE
7 1 (3.13%) CCDP
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (3.13%) CISSP
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) LXC
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 11 (34.38%) F5
4 9 (28.13%) Fortinet
5 8 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
6 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
7 4 (12.50%) SonicWALL
8 2 (6.25%) HP
9 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
9 1 (3.13%) Qualys
9 1 (3.13%) Remedy
9 1 (3.13%) VMware
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