Period
to 19 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 161 167
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 58 57 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.05% 1.08% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.12% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 56
Scotland median annual salary £53,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.38% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £36,125 £27,020 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £58,125
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 5286 5089 6087
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 95.98% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3371 3106 3909
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Glasgow +4 24 £65,000 +38.30% 1
Edinburgh -21 24 £48,750 +21.88% 4
Aberdeen - 4 £43,500 -
Dundee - 3 £43,500 - 1
Falkirk +2 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £32,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 50 (86.21%) Cisco
2 37 (63.79%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (63.79%) Firewall
3 34 (58.62%) BGP
4 29 (50.00%) WAN
5 22 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (36.21%) MPLS
6 21 (36.21%) CCIE
7 20 (34.48%) CCNP
7 20 (34.48%) CheckPoint
7 20 (34.48%) OSPF
8 19 (32.76%) F5
9 16 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (27.59%) LAN
9 16 (27.59%) Fortinet
10 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
11 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
11 14 (24.14%) Network Design
12 13 (22.41%) Network Security
13 12 (20.69%) Load Balancing
14 11 (18.97%) Linux
15 10 (17.24%) C
15 10 (17.24%) Juniper
15 10 (17.24%) Software-Defined Networking
16 9 (15.52%) Network Management
16 9 (15.52%) VPN
17 8 (13.79%) Blue Coat
17 8 (13.79%) VMware
18 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
18 7 (12.07%) VoIP

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 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.72%) JBoss
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (63.79%) Firewall
2 34 (58.62%) BGP
3 29 (50.00%) WAN
4 22 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (36.21%) MPLS
6 20 (34.48%) OSPF
7 16 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (27.59%) LAN
8 13 (22.41%) Network Security
9 10 (17.24%) Software-Defined Networking
10 9 (15.52%) VPN
11 7 (12.07%) VoIP
11 7 (12.07%) WLAN
12 6 (10.34%) EIGRP
12 6 (10.34%) Internet
12 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
13 5 (8.62%) BIG-IP
13 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (8.62%) Ethernet
13 5 (8.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) RFC 2547
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Debian
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Network Design
2 12 (20.69%) Load Balancing
3 9 (15.52%) Network Management
4 5 (8.62%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) Change Management
5 4 (6.90%) Information Security
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (3.45%) Change Control
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.72%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (1.72%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.72%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (1.72%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (1.72%) SIEM
7 1 (1.72%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.72%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) C
2 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 37 (63.79%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (36.21%) CCIE
3 20 (34.48%) CCNP
4 5 (8.62%) CCNA
4 5 (8.62%) JNCIP
5 4 (6.90%) JNCIE
6 3 (5.17%) CCDP
6 3 (5.17%) CCIP
7 2 (3.45%) Degree
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) CCDE
8 1 (1.72%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (1.72%) CISSP
8 1 (1.72%) HND
8 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Iperf
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) Nessus
2 1 (1.72%) RANCID
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (86.21%) Cisco
2 20 (34.48%) CheckPoint
3 19 (32.76%) F5
4 16 (27.59%) Fortinet
5 10 (17.24%) Juniper
6 8 (13.79%) Blue Coat
6 8 (13.79%) VMware
7 4 (6.90%) Dell
7 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.17%) jetNEXUS
9 2 (3.45%) Remedy
10 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.72%) HP
10 1 (1.72%) IBM
10 1 (1.72%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.72%) McAfee
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle
10 1 (1.72%) Qualys
10 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds