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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 47 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 43 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.91% 2.84% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 2.94% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 26
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,250 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
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
1066 1191 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.91% 96.67% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1064 909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 24 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 +8 19 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Bridgend +20 7 £43,000 +1.17% 1
Caerphilly - 2 £35,000 -
Newport +18 1 £37,500 +11.94%
Glamorgan - 1 £21,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £42,500 -
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 88 (96.70%) Cisco
2 85 (93.41%) Firewall
3 78 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (79.12%) CCNP
5 53 (58.24%) CheckPoint
6 45 (49.45%) Juniper
7 42 (46.15%) LAN
7 42 (46.15%) F5
8 38 (41.76%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (39.56%) WAN
10 30 (32.97%) SLA
11 29 (31.87%) CCNA
11 29 (31.87%) SC Cleared
11 29 (31.87%) Security Cleared
12 27 (29.67%) VPN
13 23 (25.27%) BGP
14 21 (23.08%) ITIL
15 20 (21.98%) McAfee
16 19 (20.88%) Network Security
17 18 (19.78%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (16.48%) Network Design
18 15 (16.48%) Load Balancing
18 15 (16.48%) MPLS
18 15 (16.48%) HP
19 14 (15.38%) VMware
20 13 (14.29%) DHCP
20 13 (14.29%) HSRP
21 12 (13.19%) DNS
21 12 (13.19%) IPsec
21 12 (13.19%) Blue Coat

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (2.20%) Apache
1 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (93.41%) Firewall
2 42 (46.15%) LAN
3 38 (41.76%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (39.56%) WAN
5 27 (29.67%) VPN
6 23 (25.27%) BGP
7 19 (20.88%) Network Security
8 18 (19.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (16.48%) MPLS
10 13 (14.29%) DHCP
10 13 (14.29%) HSRP
11 12 (13.19%) DNS
11 12 (13.19%) IPsec
12 11 (12.09%) EIGRP
13 10 (10.99%) Wireless
13 10 (10.99%) Internet
13 10 (10.99%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (9.89%) OSPF
15 8 (8.79%) VRRP
15 8 (8.79%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) MySQL
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.79%) Advertising
3 6 (6.59%) Legal
4 4 (4.40%) Finance
5 3 (3.30%) Welsh Language
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) UNIX
2 7 (7.69%) Windows
3 5 (5.49%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) ITIL
2 15 (16.48%) Network Design
2 15 (16.48%) Load Balancing
3 11 (12.09%) Network Management
4 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.89%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.79%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.40%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (2.20%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.20%) Change Control
8 2 (2.20%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.20%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.20%) Time Management
9 1 (1.10%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.10%) Analytics
9 1 (1.10%) CRM
9 1 (1.10%) Change Management
9 1 (1.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.20%) AWK
1 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (79.12%) CCNP
3 29 (31.87%) CCNA
3 29 (31.87%) SC Cleared
3 29 (31.87%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.19%) Degree
5 10 (10.99%) CCSE
5 10 (10.99%) JNCIS
6 8 (8.79%) CCIP
6 8 (8.79%) CCIE
6 8 (8.79%) CCSP
7 5 (5.49%) CCDA
7 5 (5.49%) SAP Certification
7 5 (5.49%) JNCIE
7 5 (5.49%) CCSA
7 5 (5.49%) JNCIA
7 5 (5.49%) CISSP
8 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (32.97%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.20%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 88 (96.70%) Cisco
2 53 (58.24%) CheckPoint
3 45 (49.45%) Juniper
4 42 (46.15%) F5
5 20 (21.98%) McAfee
6 15 (16.48%) HP
7 14 (15.38%) VMware
8 12 (13.19%) Blue Coat
9 10 (10.99%) ProCurve
10 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.49%) SAP
11 5 (5.49%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.40%) NetApp
13 2 (2.20%) Nokia
13 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.20%) Avaya
13 2 (2.20%) Google
14 1 (1.10%) Mitel
14 1 (1.10%) TOWER Software
14 1 (1.10%) Dell
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