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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 75 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 18 48 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.47% 4.23% 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 4.38% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 47 44
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £35,000 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,400 £56,750
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
1194 1095 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.39% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 978 922
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 13 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Bridgend - 2 £37,750 -
Newport - 2 £40,000 - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £24,500 -
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 60 (83.33%) Cisco
2 58 (80.56%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (76.39%) Firewall
4 51 (70.83%) CCNP
5 38 (52.78%) CCNA
6 33 (45.83%) Wireless
7 32 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (40.28%) CheckPoint
9 23 (31.94%) HP
10 21 (29.17%) EIGRP
10 21 (29.17%) BGP
10 21 (29.17%) VLAN
11 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
11 20 (27.78%) Security Cleared
11 20 (27.78%) OSPF
12 19 (26.39%) VRRP
12 19 (26.39%) HSRP
13 18 (25.00%) SLA
13 18 (25.00%) RIP
13 18 (25.00%) ITIL
14 17 (23.61%) Network Management
15 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 14 (19.44%) LAN
16 14 (19.44%) WAN
16 14 (19.44%) ProCurve
17 13 (18.06%) Network Security
17 13 (18.06%) CSS
18 12 (16.67%) Windows
18 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
18 12 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 8 (11.11%) Lync
2 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 55 (76.39%) Firewall
2 33 (45.83%) Wireless
3 32 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (29.17%) BGP
4 21 (29.17%) EIGRP
4 21 (29.17%) VLAN
5 20 (27.78%) OSPF
6 19 (26.39%) HSRP
6 19 (26.39%) VRRP
7 18 (25.00%) RIP
8 14 (19.44%) LAN
8 14 (19.44%) WAN
9 13 (18.06%) Network Security
10 12 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (11.11%) Internet
12 6 (8.33%) VPN
13 5 (6.94%) PPP
13 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
13 5 (6.94%) ADSL
13 5 (6.94%) Broadband
General
1 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.94%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Statistics
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (6.94%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) AIX
4 3 (4.17%) Linux
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) ITIL
2 17 (23.61%) Network Management
3 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 11 (15.28%) Project Management
5 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (1.39%) Network Design
7 1 (1.39%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.39%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 58 (80.56%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (70.83%) CCNP
3 38 (52.78%) CCNA
4 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 20 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.94%) MCSE
7 4 (5.56%) Degree
8 3 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (4.17%) MCSA
8 3 (4.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) ISA Server
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) OpenView
1 5 (6.94%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (6.94%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 60 (83.33%) Cisco
2 29 (40.28%) CheckPoint
3 23 (31.94%) HP
4 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.44%) ProCurve
6 11 (15.28%) F5
6 11 (15.28%) Nokia
6 11 (15.28%) WatchGuard
6 11 (15.28%) SonicWALL
7 9 (12.50%) VMware
8 8 (11.11%) Dell
8 8 (11.11%) Citrix
9 7 (9.72%) Avaya
9 7 (9.72%) Juniper
10 6 (8.33%) Blue Coat
11 5 (6.94%) Remedy
11 5 (6.94%) 3Com
11 5 (6.94%) BMC
11 5 (6.94%) Nortel
12 4 (5.56%) Siemens