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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 38 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.48% 3.47% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 3.58% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 13
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
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
627 475 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.76% 96.94% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 545 398 476
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +5.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 39 (84.78%) Cisco
2 35 (76.09%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (67.39%) CCNP
4 30 (65.22%) Firewall
5 27 (58.70%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (54.35%) CheckPoint
7 24 (52.17%) CCNA
8 22 (47.83%) Juniper
9 17 (36.96%) Network Security
10 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
10 14 (30.43%) F5
11 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
11 13 (28.26%) WatchGuard
11 13 (28.26%) SonicWALL
11 13 (28.26%) Blue Coat
11 13 (28.26%) Project Management
12 12 (26.09%) VRRP
12 12 (26.09%) HSRP
13 11 (23.91%) HP
13 11 (23.91%) WAN
14 10 (21.74%) Nokia
14 10 (21.74%) VLAN
15 9 (19.57%) Dell
15 9 (19.57%) VPN
16 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
16 8 (17.39%) VoIP
16 8 (17.39%) MPLS
17 7 (15.22%) SLA
17 7 (15.22%) Citrix
18 6 (13.04%) Telecoms

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) Firewall
2 27 (58.70%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (36.96%) Network Security
4 12 (26.09%) VRRP
4 12 (26.09%) HSRP
5 11 (23.91%) WAN
6 10 (21.74%) VLAN
7 9 (19.57%) VPN
8 8 (17.39%) MPLS
8 8 (17.39%) VoIP
9 6 (13.04%) OSPF
9 6 (13.04%) BGP
10 5 (10.87%) Wireless
11 4 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (8.70%) EIGRP
11 4 (8.70%) DNS
11 4 (8.70%) LAN
12 3 (6.52%) DHCP
12 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
12 3 (6.52%) RIP
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Back Office
4 3 (6.52%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) e-Health
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.35%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Project Management
2 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.52%) Line Management
3 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.52%) Network Design
3 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.35%) Network Management
4 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 35 (76.09%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (67.39%) CCNP
3 24 (52.17%) CCNA
4 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.87%) JNCIS
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (8.70%) CCSA
7 4 (8.70%) CCSE
7 4 (8.70%) MCSE
8 2 (4.35%) Degree
9 1 (2.17%) CCENT
9 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.17%) MCSA
9 1 (2.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) ISA Server
2 3 (6.52%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.52%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) OpenView
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Cisco
2 25 (54.35%) CheckPoint
3 22 (47.83%) Juniper
4 14 (30.43%) F5
5 13 (28.26%) Blue Coat
5 13 (28.26%) WatchGuard
5 13 (28.26%) SonicWALL
6 11 (23.91%) HP
7 10 (21.74%) Nokia
8 9 (19.57%) Dell
9 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.22%) Citrix
11 5 (10.87%) VMware
12 3 (6.52%) Mitel
12 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
13 1 (2.17%) Remedy
13 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
13 1 (2.17%) Google
13 1 (2.17%) Avaya
13 1 (2.17%) CA
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