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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 67 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.45% 4.00% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 4.18% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 16
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £37,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £56,250
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
800 646 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.97% 95.70% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 660 571 412
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (80.43%) Cisco
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (67.39%) Firewall
3 30 (65.22%) CCNP
4 22 (47.83%) CCNA
4 22 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (41.30%) HP
6 16 (34.78%) VLAN
7 15 (32.61%) Wireless
7 15 (32.61%) VRRP
7 15 (32.61%) HSRP
8 13 (28.26%) BGP
8 13 (28.26%) EIGRP
9 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
9 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
9 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
9 12 (26.09%) OSPF
9 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.09%) Windows
10 11 (23.91%) ProCurve
11 10 (21.74%) WatchGuard
11 10 (21.74%) Project Management
11 10 (21.74%) CSS
11 10 (21.74%) RIP
12 9 (19.57%) VMware
13 8 (17.39%) Citrix
13 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (15.22%) Dell
14 7 (15.22%) SLA
14 7 (15.22%) ITIL

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.87%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.70%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) Firewall
2 22 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (34.78%) VLAN
4 15 (32.61%) Wireless
4 15 (32.61%) VRRP
4 15 (32.61%) HSRP
5 13 (28.26%) BGP
5 13 (28.26%) EIGRP
6 12 (26.09%) OSPF
7 10 (21.74%) RIP
8 6 (13.04%) Network Security
9 3 (6.52%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (6.52%) Internet
10 2 (4.35%) DNS
10 2 (4.35%) LAN
10 2 (4.35%) WAN
10 2 (4.35%) DHCP
11 1 (2.17%) MPLS
11 1 (2.17%) VPLS
11 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 5 (10.87%) Back Office
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) AIX
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Project Management
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.17%) Network Management
4 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.17%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (65.22%) CCNP
3 22 (47.83%) CCNA
4 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (10.87%) MCSE
7 4 (8.70%) Degree
8 3 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (6.52%) MCSA
8 3 (6.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) ISA Server
2 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (6.52%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 19 (41.30%) HP
3 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
4 11 (23.91%) ProCurve
5 10 (21.74%) WatchGuard
6 9 (19.57%) VMware
7 8 (17.39%) Citrix
8 7 (15.22%) Dell
9 6 (13.04%) Juniper
9 6 (13.04%) Nokia
9 6 (13.04%) Blue Coat
9 6 (13.04%) F5
10 5 (10.87%) SonicWALL
11 3 (6.52%) Avaya
12 1 (2.17%) Verint
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