The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 47 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 51 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.36% 3.69% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.45% 3.75% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 32
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Network Engineer
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1147 1173 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.03% 98.32% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1025 718
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Network Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +9 31 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Newport -1 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Torfaen +3 7 £60,000 +18.22%
Caerphilly - 2 £38,000 -
Bridgend -8 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 76 (81.72%) Cisco
2 68 (73.12%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (68.82%) Firewall
3 64 (68.82%) LAN
4 57 (61.29%) WAN
5 46 (49.46%) CCNP
6 40 (43.01%) Juniper
7 36 (38.71%) Telecoms
8 35 (37.63%) CCNA
9 32 (34.41%) VPN
9 32 (34.41%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (31.18%) Wireless
11 26 (27.96%) Finance
11 26 (27.96%) CheckPoint
11 26 (27.96%) F5
12 23 (24.73%) Data Centre
13 21 (22.58%) SolarWinds
13 21 (22.58%) BGP
13 21 (22.58%) TCP/IP
14 20 (21.51%) IPsec
14 20 (21.51%) MPLS
15 19 (20.43%) Linux
15 19 (20.43%) Network Management
16 18 (19.35%) DNS
17 17 (18.28%) Load Balancing
18 16 (17.20%) Degree
18 16 (17.20%) OSPF
18 16 (17.20%) Internet
19 14 (15.05%) SLA
19 14 (15.05%) VMware

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
2 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (68.82%) Firewall
1 64 (68.82%) LAN
2 57 (61.29%) WAN
3 32 (34.41%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (34.41%) VPN
4 29 (31.18%) Wireless
5 21 (22.58%) BGP
5 21 (22.58%) TCP/IP
6 20 (21.51%) IPsec
6 20 (21.51%) MPLS
7 18 (19.35%) DNS
8 16 (17.20%) Internet
8 16 (17.20%) OSPF
9 14 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (12.90%) VoIP
11 11 (11.83%) NetScaler
12 10 (10.75%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (10.75%) VPLS
12 10 (10.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) Big Data
1 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
General
1 36 (38.71%) Telecoms
2 26 (27.96%) Finance
3 8 (8.60%) Advertising
3 8 (8.60%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.73%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (12.90%) Driving Licence
3 11 (11.83%) Client/Server
3 11 (11.83%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.38%) PMI
6 3 (3.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) VyOS
3 9 (9.68%) CatOS
4 4 (4.30%) Windows
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) Network Management
2 17 (18.28%) Load Balancing
3 12 (12.90%) DDoS Mitigation
4 11 (11.83%) High Availability
4 11 (11.83%) ITIL
4 11 (11.83%) Time Management
5 10 (10.75%) Change Control
6 9 (9.68%) Capacity Management
6 9 (9.68%) Problem Management
7 8 (8.60%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (8.60%) WAN Optimisation
8 7 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (7.53%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.30%) Network Design
10 3 (3.23%) Requirements Management
10 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.15%) DevOps
11 2 (2.15%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.15%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (73.12%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (49.46%) CCNP
3 35 (37.63%) CCNA
4 16 (17.20%) Degree
5 12 (12.90%) CCSA
5 12 (12.90%) CCSE
6 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
6 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.30%) CCIE
8 3 (3.23%) HNC
8 3 (3.23%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.15%) AWS Certification
9 2 (2.15%) CCDA
10 1 (1.08%) CCDP
10 1 (1.08%) CCIP
10 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.08%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.08%) MCSA
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.45%) Samba
2 6 (6.45%) Squid
3 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 76 (81.72%) Cisco
2 40 (43.01%) Juniper
3 26 (27.96%) CheckPoint
3 26 (27.96%) F5
4 21 (22.58%) SolarWinds
5 14 (15.05%) VMware
6 12 (12.90%) Brocade
6 12 (12.90%) Vyatta
7 11 (11.83%) CA
8 4 (4.30%) HP
8 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.30%) Radware
8 4 (4.30%) TippingPoint
9 3 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.23%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.15%) Citrix
10 2 (2.15%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.08%) IBM
11 1 (1.08%) Nokia
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