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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 50 42 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 48 49 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.98% 5.21% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 5.38% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 26
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
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
1151 910 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.36% 96.71% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 760 831
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 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 31 March 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 31 March 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
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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 29 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Newport 0 12 £40,000 +21.21% 3
Bridgend 0 4 £45,000 -7.69%
Torfaen - 2 £62,000 -
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 78 (90.70%) Cisco
2 70 (81.40%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (73.26%) CCNP
4 60 (69.77%) Firewall
5 47 (54.65%) CheckPoint
6 46 (53.49%) CCNA
7 39 (45.35%) Cisco ASA
8 35 (40.70%) WAN
9 30 (34.88%) Juniper
10 29 (33.72%) LAN
11 23 (26.74%) SLA
11 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
12 21 (24.42%) Wireless
13 20 (23.26%) Network Security
14 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
14 19 (22.09%) F5
15 18 (20.93%) Blue Coat
16 17 (19.77%) VLAN
16 17 (19.77%) BGP
16 17 (19.77%) Network Management
17 16 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (18.60%) HSRP
17 16 (18.60%) VRRP
17 16 (18.60%) HP
17 16 (18.60%) ITIL
17 16 (18.60%) Service Delivery
18 14 (16.28%) WatchGuard
18 14 (16.28%) SonicWALL
18 14 (16.28%) VPN
18 14 (16.28%) Project Management

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (4.65%) Apache
2 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.16%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) PaaS
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 60 (69.77%) Firewall
2 39 (45.35%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (40.70%) WAN
4 29 (33.72%) LAN
5 21 (24.42%) Wireless
6 20 (23.26%) Network Security
7 17 (19.77%) VLAN
7 17 (19.77%) BGP
8 16 (18.60%) VRRP
8 16 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (18.60%) HSRP
9 14 (16.28%) VPN
9 14 (16.28%) MPLS
10 12 (13.95%) OSPF
11 9 (10.47%) EIGRP
11 9 (10.47%) VPLS
12 8 (9.30%) VoIP
12 8 (9.30%) IPv4
12 8 (9.30%) IPv6
12 8 (9.30%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) Data Mining
1 6 (6.98%) Big Data
2 2 (2.33%) MySQL
General
1 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.30%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Advertising
4 6 (6.98%) Marketing
5 4 (4.65%) Back Office
6 3 (3.49%) Welsh Language
7 2 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.16%) e-Health
2 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
1 11 (12.79%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.33%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) Network Management
2 16 (18.60%) ITIL
2 16 (18.60%) Service Delivery
3 14 (16.28%) Project Management
4 7 (8.14%) Network Design
4 7 (8.14%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.98%) Network Architecture
5 6 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 6 (6.98%) Mobile Marketing
5 6 (6.98%) Low Latency
5 6 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.65%) Change Control
7 3 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.49%) Line Management
7 3 (3.49%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.33%) Cyber Security
8 2 (2.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.16%) AWK
1 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (81.40%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (73.26%) CCNP
3 46 (53.49%) CCNA
4 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
5 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.98%) CCIE
7 5 (5.81%) JNCIS
7 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.65%) CCSA
8 4 (4.65%) CCSE
8 4 (4.65%) MCSE
9 2 (2.33%) Degree
10 1 (1.16%) CCENT
10 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) ISA Server
2 3 (3.49%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.49%) vSphere
3 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.33%) Firmware
4 1 (1.16%) NFS
4 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) OpenView
1 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 78 (90.70%) Cisco
2 47 (54.65%) CheckPoint
3 30 (34.88%) Juniper
4 19 (22.09%) F5
5 18 (20.93%) Blue Coat
6 16 (18.60%) HP
7 14 (16.28%) WatchGuard
7 14 (16.28%) SonicWALL
8 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.12%) Dell
9 12 (13.95%) Nokia
10 8 (9.30%) VMware
11 7 (8.14%) Citrix
12 6 (6.98%) IBM
12 6 (6.98%) McAfee
13 4 (4.65%) ProCurve
14 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
14 3 (3.49%) Mitel
14 3 (3.49%) EMC
15 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
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