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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 44 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 55 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.58% 4.77% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 4.92% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 41
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £48,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -1.25%
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
1146 975 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.50% 96.92% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 814 926
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +11 34 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Newport +4 14 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Bridgend +5 7 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 90 (89.11%) Cisco
2 84 (83.17%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (73.27%) CCNP
4 71 (70.30%) Firewall
5 56 (55.45%) CCNA
6 54 (53.47%) CheckPoint
7 46 (45.54%) Cisco ASA
8 35 (34.65%) WAN
9 33 (32.67%) Wireless
10 29 (28.71%) LAN
10 29 (28.71%) Juniper
11 27 (26.73%) Security Cleared
12 26 (25.74%) SLA
13 25 (24.75%) Network Security
14 24 (23.76%) Network Management
14 24 (23.76%) BGP
15 23 (22.77%) SC Cleared
16 22 (21.78%) F5
16 22 (21.78%) ITIL
17 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
17 20 (19.80%) HP
17 20 (19.80%) VLAN
18 19 (18.81%) VRRP
18 19 (18.81%) Service Delivery
18 19 (18.81%) OSPF
18 19 (18.81%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (18.81%) HSRP
19 18 (17.82%) SonicWALL
19 18 (17.82%) Blue Coat
20 16 (15.84%) EIGRP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.92%) Lync
2 5 (4.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.96%) Apache
4 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Office
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) PaaS
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (70.30%) Firewall
2 46 (45.54%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (34.65%) WAN
4 33 (32.67%) Wireless
5 29 (28.71%) LAN
6 25 (24.75%) Network Security
7 24 (23.76%) BGP
8 20 (19.80%) VLAN
9 19 (18.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (18.81%) HSRP
9 19 (18.81%) OSPF
9 19 (18.81%) VRRP
10 16 (15.84%) EIGRP
10 16 (15.84%) VPN
11 13 (12.87%) RIP
11 13 (12.87%) MPLS
12 12 (11.88%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (7.92%) VPLS
13 8 (7.92%) IPv4
13 8 (7.92%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) Data Mining
1 6 (5.94%) Big Data
2 2 (1.98%) MySQL
General
1 11 (10.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.93%) Advertising
3 6 (5.94%) Marketing
3 6 (5.94%) Finance
4 5 (4.95%) Back Office
5 3 (2.97%) Welsh Language
6 2 (1.98%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Statistics
2 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.99%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Windows
2 12 (11.88%) Linux
3 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.95%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.98%) Android
6 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) Network Management
2 22 (21.78%) ITIL
3 19 (18.81%) Service Delivery
4 15 (14.85%) Project Management
5 6 (5.94%) Low Latency
5 6 (5.94%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
5 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.94%) Mobile Marketing
5 6 (5.94%) Load Balancing
5 6 (5.94%) Network Architecture
5 6 (5.94%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (4.95%) Network Design
6 5 (4.95%) Change Management
7 4 (3.96%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.97%) Change Control
8 3 (2.97%) Line Management
8 3 (2.97%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.98%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.99%) AWK
1 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (83.17%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (73.27%) CCNP
3 56 (55.45%) CCNA
4 27 (26.73%) Security Cleared
5 23 (22.77%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.94%) CCIE
8 5 (4.95%) JNCIS
8 5 (4.95%) MCSE
9 4 (3.96%) CCSA
9 4 (3.96%) CCSE
10 3 (2.97%) MCSA
11 1 (0.99%) Degree
11 1 (0.99%) CCENT
11 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) ISA Server
2 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.97%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.97%) vSphere
4 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.98%) Firmware
4 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.98%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) OpenView
2 4 (3.96%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (3.96%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.99%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 90 (89.11%) Cisco
2 54 (53.47%) CheckPoint
3 29 (28.71%) Juniper
4 22 (21.78%) F5
5 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
5 20 (19.80%) HP
6 18 (17.82%) Blue Coat
6 18 (17.82%) SonicWALL
7 16 (15.84%) Nokia
8 15 (14.85%) WatchGuard
9 13 (12.87%) Dell
10 9 (8.91%) Citrix
10 9 (8.91%) VMware
11 7 (6.93%) ProCurve
11 7 (6.93%) Avaya
12 6 (5.94%) IBM
12 6 (5.94%) McAfee
13 5 (4.95%) Remedy
14 4 (3.96%) Siemens
14 4 (3.96%) BMC
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £225 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago