The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 40 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 33 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.75% 2.80% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 2.86% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 6
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Network Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
678 665 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.55% 98.08% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 558 580 343
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Cardiff region.

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 60 (82.19%) Cisco
2 53 (72.60%) LAN
3 52 (71.23%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (69.86%) WAN
4 51 (69.86%) Firewall
5 40 (54.79%) CCNP
6 37 (50.68%) Juniper
7 32 (43.84%) Telecoms
8 31 (42.47%) VPN
9 29 (39.73%) Wireless
9 29 (39.73%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (32.88%) F5
10 24 (32.88%) Data Centre
11 23 (31.51%) MPLS
12 22 (30.14%) CCNA
13 21 (28.77%) DNS
13 21 (28.77%) BGP
13 21 (28.77%) IPsec
13 21 (28.77%) Finance
13 21 (28.77%) Network Management
14 20 (27.40%) CheckPoint
15 19 (26.03%) OSPF
15 19 (26.03%) SolarWinds
16 18 (24.66%) Load Balancing
17 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
18 14 (19.18%) Degree
19 13 (17.81%) Cisco Nexus
19 13 (17.81%) SLA
20 12 (16.44%) VoIP
20 12 (16.44%) VMware

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (72.60%) LAN
2 51 (69.86%) Firewall
2 51 (69.86%) WAN
3 31 (42.47%) VPN
4 29 (39.73%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (39.73%) Wireless
5 23 (31.51%) MPLS
6 21 (28.77%) BGP
6 21 (28.77%) DNS
6 21 (28.77%) IPsec
7 19 (26.03%) OSPF
8 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
9 13 (17.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (16.44%) VoIP
11 11 (15.07%) DHCP
11 11 (15.07%) Internet
11 11 (15.07%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (15.07%) VPLS
12 10 (13.70%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (13.70%) NetScaler
General
1 32 (43.84%) Telecoms
2 21 (28.77%) Finance
3 8 (10.96%) Banking
4 5 (6.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.07%) Client/Server
2 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (13.70%) Driving Licence
4 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Linux
1 10 (13.70%) VyOS
2 9 (12.33%) CatOS
3 4 (5.48%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) Network Management
2 18 (24.66%) Load Balancing
3 12 (16.44%) Capacity Management
3 12 (16.44%) Problem Management
4 11 (15.07%) DDoS Mitigation
4 11 (15.07%) Time Management
5 10 (13.70%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (12.33%) ITIL
7 8 (10.96%) Change Control
7 8 (10.96%) WAN Optimisation
8 7 (9.59%) High Availability
9 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.74%) DevOps
10 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.37%) Line Management
11 1 (1.37%) Network Design
11 1 (1.37%) Network Load Balancing
11 1 (1.37%) Operations Management
11 1 (1.37%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 52 (71.23%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (54.79%) CCNP
3 22 (30.14%) CCNA
4 14 (19.18%) Degree
5 10 (13.70%) CCSA
5 10 (13.70%) CCSE
6 3 (4.11%) CCIE
6 3 (4.11%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.74%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.74%) CCDA
8 1 (1.37%) CCDP
8 1 (1.37%) CCIP
8 1 (1.37%) CCVP
8 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.37%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.37%) MCITP
8 1 (1.37%) MCSA
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (82.19%) Cisco
2 37 (50.68%) Juniper
3 24 (32.88%) F5
4 20 (27.40%) CheckPoint
5 19 (26.03%) SolarWinds
6 12 (16.44%) VMware
7 10 (13.70%) Brocade
7 10 (13.70%) Vyatta
8 9 (12.33%) CA
9 2 (2.74%) Citrix
9 2 (2.74%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.74%) Radware
9 2 (2.74%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.37%) HP
10 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.37%) Nokia
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