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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 43 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 29 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.24% 3.22% 5.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 3.31% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 31
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £32,850 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.82% -1.87%
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
655 665 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.76% 97.22% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 537 551 487
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £52,500
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 29 May 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 40 (83.33%) Cisco
2 38 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (72.92%) Firewall
4 31 (64.58%) CCNP
5 26 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (50.00%) CCNA
7 20 (41.67%) HP
8 17 (35.42%) VRRP
8 17 (35.42%) VLAN
8 17 (35.42%) HSRP
9 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
11 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
11 14 (29.17%) WatchGuard
11 14 (29.17%) Project Management
12 11 (22.92%) Wireless
12 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
12 11 (22.92%) Windows
13 10 (20.83%) Juniper
13 10 (20.83%) Dell
13 10 (20.83%) OSPF
13 10 (20.83%) BGP
13 10 (20.83%) Network Security
14 9 (18.75%) SonicWALL
14 9 (18.75%) EIGRP
15 8 (16.67%) VMware
15 8 (16.67%) RIP
15 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (16.67%) CSS
15 8 (16.67%) ProCurve

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (72.92%) Firewall
2 26 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (35.42%) VRRP
3 17 (35.42%) VLAN
3 17 (35.42%) HSRP
4 11 (22.92%) Wireless
5 10 (20.83%) OSPF
5 10 (20.83%) BGP
5 10 (20.83%) Network Security
6 9 (18.75%) EIGRP
7 8 (16.67%) RIP
8 3 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (4.17%) Internet
10 1 (2.08%) ATM
10 1 (2.08%) LAN
10 1 (2.08%) VoIP
10 1 (2.08%) WAN
10 1 (2.08%) DHCP
10 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.08%) IPv4
General
1 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
1 5 (10.42%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (10.42%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) AIX
5 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Project Management
2 6 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 38 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (64.58%) CCNP
3 24 (50.00%) CCNA
4 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (10.42%) MCSE
8 3 (6.25%) MCSA
8 3 (6.25%) Degree
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.08%) CCENT
10 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) ISA Server
2 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.08%) OpenView
3 1 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) Cisco
2 20 (41.67%) HP
3 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 14 (29.17%) WatchGuard
5 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.83%) Juniper
6 10 (20.83%) Dell
7 9 (18.75%) SonicWALL
8 8 (16.67%) VMware
8 8 (16.67%) ProCurve
9 7 (14.58%) F5
9 7 (14.58%) Citrix
10 6 (12.50%) Nokia
10 6 (12.50%) Blue Coat
11 3 (6.25%) Avaya
12 1 (2.08%) CA
12 1 (2.08%) Remedy
12 1 (2.08%) Verint
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Car allowance,bonus,training
Posted: 8 days ago