Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 180 188
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 63 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.10% 0.77% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.81% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 36
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +33.33% -4.62%
10th Percentile £36,500 £30,893 £29,400
90th Percentile £53,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% -1.09% +2.22%

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 5,495 4,959 5,632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.20% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,689 3,118 3,394
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +2 25 £40,000 -23.81% 3
Glasgow -11 22 £43,750 -32.69% 5
South Lanarkshire - 3 £38,000 - 1
Midlothian - 2 £35,000 -
Aberdeen -2 1 - -
Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 46 (73.02%) Cisco
1 46 (73.02%) Firewall
2 35 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (55.56%) CCNP
3 30 (47.62%) CCNA
4 29 (46.03%) CheckPoint
5 28 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 23 (36.51%) F5
7 22 (34.92%) Network Security
8 15 (23.81%) Wireless
9 14 (22.22%) LAN
9 14 (22.22%) JNCIP
9 14 (22.22%) Presales
10 13 (20.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (20.63%) WAN
11 12 (19.05%) Juniper
12 11 (17.46%) Network Management
12 11 (17.46%) MPLS
12 11 (17.46%) HP
13 10 (15.87%) Retail
14 9 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (14.29%) OSPF
14 9 (14.29%) NHS
14 9 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
15 8 (12.70%) Finance
16 7 (11.11%) VPN
16 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
16 7 (11.11%) Palo Alto
17 6 (9.52%) Cisco ASA

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 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.35%) Office 365
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (73.02%) Firewall
2 22 (34.92%) Network Security
3 15 (23.81%) Wireless
4 14 (22.22%) LAN
5 13 (20.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (20.63%) WAN
6 11 (17.46%) MPLS
7 9 (14.29%) OSPF
8 7 (11.11%) VPN
9 6 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.94%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (6.35%) IPsec
12 3 (4.76%) SSL
12 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
13 2 (3.17%) DNS
13 2 (3.17%) WLAN
14 1 (1.59%) DHCP
14 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
14 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.87%) Retail
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 28 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.29%) NHS
3 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Presales
2 11 (17.46%) Network Management
3 9 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL
5 3 (4.76%) Supplier Relationship Management
6 2 (3.17%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.17%) Network Design
7 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.59%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.59%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (1.59%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (1.59%) SIEM
7 1 (1.59%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.59%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) Python
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.59%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) Perl
2 1 (1.59%) PHP
2 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (55.56%) CCNP
1 35 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (47.62%) CCNA
3 14 (22.22%) JNCIP
4 4 (6.35%) CCIE
5 3 (4.76%) CCSA
5 3 (4.76%) CCSE
5 3 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) CCIE Security
6 1 (1.59%) CCIP
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 46 (73.02%) Cisco
2 29 (46.03%) CheckPoint
3 23 (36.51%) F5
4 12 (19.05%) Juniper
5 11 (17.46%) HP
6 9 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
7 7 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.94%) Dell
9 5 (7.94%) Fortinet
10 4 (6.35%) Brocade
10 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.35%) VMware
11 3 (4.76%) McAfee
12 2 (3.17%) Aruba
12 2 (3.17%) Citrix
13 1 (1.59%) Foundry
13 1 (1.59%) Infoblox
13 1 (1.59%) Oracle
13 1 (1.59%) Splunk