Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 171 165
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 58 59 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.09% 1.07% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.11% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 34
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £27,020
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 5,108 5,298 5,076
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 95.79% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,361 3,379 3,082
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 +3 24 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Glasgow -9 19 £42,500 -34.62% 8
South Lanarkshire - 5 £38,000 -
Fife - 3 £41,000 - 1
Midlothian - 1 - -
Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 Scotland region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (70.69%) Cisco
1 41 (70.69%) Firewall
2 33 (56.90%) CCNP
2 33 (56.90%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (41.38%) Data Centre
4 23 (39.66%) F5
5 21 (36.21%) CCNA
6 20 (34.48%) Network Security
7 19 (32.76%) WAN
8 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
9 14 (24.14%) Juniper
10 12 (20.69%) MPLS
10 12 (20.69%) LAN
11 10 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (17.24%) JNCIP
12 9 (15.52%) Load Balancing
12 9 (15.52%) Wireless
12 9 (15.52%) HP
13 8 (13.79%) VMware
13 8 (13.79%) Presales
14 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
15 6 (10.34%) Degree
15 6 (10.34%) Fortinet
15 6 (10.34%) vCenter Server
15 6 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (10.34%) Network Management
15 6 (10.34%) Palo Alto
15 6 (10.34%) Finance
15 6 (10.34%) OSPF

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 (1.72%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (70.69%) Firewall
2 20 (34.48%) Network Security
3 19 (32.76%) WAN
4 12 (20.69%) LAN
4 12 (20.69%) MPLS
5 10 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (15.52%) Wireless
7 6 (10.34%) IPv4
7 6 (10.34%) OSPF
8 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.90%) WLAN
9 3 (5.17%) DNS
9 3 (5.17%) Junos
9 3 (5.17%) NetScaler
9 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.45%) BGP
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.45%) SAN
11 1 (1.72%) IPsec
11 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.90%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Load Balancing
2 8 (13.79%) Presales
3 6 (10.34%) Network Management
4 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.90%) Information Security
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL
5 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.90%) Network Design
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (6.90%) Supplier Relationship Management
6 3 (5.17%) SIEM
7 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.72%) Application Performance Management
8 1 (1.72%) Hardware Maintenance
8 1 (1.72%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (1.72%) Network Virtualisation
8 1 (1.72%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Java
1 1 (1.72%) Perl
1 1 (1.72%) PHP
1 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (56.90%) CCNP
1 33 (56.90%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (36.21%) CCNA
3 10 (17.24%) JNCIP
4 6 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (10.34%) Degree
5 2 (3.45%) CCIE
5 2 (3.45%) JNCIS
5 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.72%) CCIE Security
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) Cisco
2 23 (39.66%) F5
3 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
4 14 (24.14%) Juniper
5 9 (15.52%) HP
6 8 (13.79%) VMware
7 6 (10.34%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.34%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.90%) Citrix
8 4 (6.90%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.45%) Aruba
10 1 (1.72%) Brocade
10 1 (1.72%) Foundry
10 1 (1.72%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle