The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 129 115 121
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.53% 1.41% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.49% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 33
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,900 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2187 2757 2952
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 96.01% 94.81% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1793 1823
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,964
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 0 6 £47,500 - 1
Edinburgh -2 4 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Highlands - 2 £32,143 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 62 (91.18%) Cisco
2 42 (61.76%) Firewall
3 34 (50.00%) LAN
4 32 (47.06%) WAN
4 32 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (36.76%) OSPF
6 23 (33.82%) BGP
7 22 (32.35%) MPLS
8 21 (30.88%) F5
8 21 (30.88%) Data Centre
9 20 (29.41%) CheckPoint
10 18 (26.47%) Juniper
10 18 (26.47%) Network Security
11 17 (25.00%) EIGRP
12 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
13 14 (20.59%) CCNA
14 13 (19.12%) Network Design
14 13 (19.12%) CCNP
14 13 (19.12%) Wireless
14 13 (19.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
15 12 (17.65%) SolarWinds
16 11 (16.18%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (16.18%) VLAN
16 11 (16.18%) Ethernet
16 11 (16.18%) VPN
16 11 (16.18%) Capacity Planning
17 10 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
17 10 (14.71%) IPsec
17 10 (14.71%) Finance

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 42 (61.76%) Firewall
2 34 (50.00%) LAN
3 32 (47.06%) WAN
4 25 (36.76%) OSPF
5 23 (33.82%) BGP
6 22 (32.35%) MPLS
7 18 (26.47%) Network Security
8 17 (25.00%) EIGRP
9 13 (19.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (19.12%) Wireless
10 12 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (16.18%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (16.18%) Ethernet
11 11 (16.18%) VLAN
11 11 (16.18%) VPN
12 10 (14.71%) Internet
12 10 (14.71%) IPsec
13 8 (11.76%) Wireshark
14 7 (10.29%) 802.11
14 7 (10.29%) Cisco IOS
General
1 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 6 (8.82%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.41%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Linux
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) CentOS
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Network Design
2 11 (16.18%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (13.24%) Network Management
5 8 (11.76%) Change Management
5 8 (11.76%) Project Management
6 7 (10.29%) Time Management
7 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
7 6 (8.82%) SIEM
8 5 (7.35%) ITIL
9 4 (5.88%) Security Operations
10 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.41%) DevOps
10 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.94%) Compliance Management
11 2 (2.94%) DDoS Mitigation
11 2 (2.94%) Information Security
11 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.47%) Cryptocurrency
Qualifications
1 32 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.59%) CCNA
3 13 (19.12%) CCNP
4 9 (13.24%) Degree
5 4 (5.88%) CCIE
6 3 (4.41%) CCDP
6 3 (4.41%) CCSE
6 3 (4.41%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.94%) CCMSE
7 2 (2.94%) CCSA
7 2 (2.94%) CCSM
7 2 (2.94%) HNC
7 2 (2.94%) HND
7 2 (2.94%) MCSE
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CCDA
8 1 (1.47%) CCENT
8 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.47%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (4.41%) vSphere
3 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Cacti
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.94%) Nagios
4 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.47%) Iperf
4 1 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (91.18%) Cisco
2 21 (30.88%) F5
3 20 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 18 (26.47%) Juniper
5 12 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 10 (14.71%) Nokia
7 7 (10.29%) Citrix
8 6 (8.82%) HP
8 6 (8.82%) Splunk
9 5 (7.35%) Fortinet
10 4 (5.88%) SonicWALL
10 4 (5.88%) VMware
11 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.41%) EMC
11 3 (4.41%) NetApp
12 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.47%) Mitel
12 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.47%) Progress
12 1 (1.47%) Sourcefire
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