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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 50 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 44 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.89% 2.86% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 3.02% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 7
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +69.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,750 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
1095 1092 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.73% 94.71% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 960 991 817
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +17 21 £40,000 -6.97%
Torfaen - 7 £37,500 - 2
Newport +18 6 £46,000 - 1
Bridgend +9 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Glamorgan - 1 £21,000 -
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 84 (93.33%) Cisco
2 76 (84.44%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (78.89%) Firewall
4 69 (76.67%) CCNP
5 54 (60.00%) CheckPoint
6 45 (50.00%) WAN
7 43 (47.78%) LAN
7 43 (47.78%) Juniper
8 38 (42.22%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (38.89%) CCNA
10 31 (34.44%) F5
11 27 (30.00%) VPN
12 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
13 24 (26.67%) SC Cleared
13 24 (26.67%) SLA
14 22 (24.44%) Blue Coat
15 20 (22.22%) McAfee
15 20 (22.22%) BGP
16 19 (21.11%) MPLS
16 19 (21.11%) Network Security
17 18 (20.00%) ITIL
18 17 (18.89%) Cisco Nexus
19 16 (17.78%) Network Management
19 16 (17.78%) Network Design
19 16 (17.78%) Load Balancing
20 15 (16.67%) Wireless
21 14 (15.56%) Service Delivery
21 14 (15.56%) Cisco PIX
22 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
22 13 (14.44%) HP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (5.56%) Apache
2 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) PaaS
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (78.89%) Firewall
2 45 (50.00%) WAN
3 43 (47.78%) LAN
4 38 (42.22%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (30.00%) VPN
6 20 (22.22%) BGP
7 19 (21.11%) MPLS
7 19 (21.11%) Network Security
8 17 (18.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (16.67%) Wireless
10 14 (15.56%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (13.33%) OSPF
12 11 (12.22%) DNS
12 11 (12.22%) VoIP
13 10 (11.11%) EIGRP
13 10 (11.11%) IPsec
14 9 (10.00%) Internet
14 9 (10.00%) DHCP
15 8 (8.89%) HSRP
16 7 (7.78%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) MySQL
1 3 (3.33%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.89%) Advertising
4 6 (6.67%) Legal
5 4 (4.44%) Welsh Language
6 3 (3.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Windows
1 10 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) UNIX
3 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) ITIL
2 16 (17.78%) Network Design
2 16 (17.78%) Load Balancing
2 16 (17.78%) Network Management
3 14 (15.56%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.44%) Change Control
7 4 (4.44%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.33%) Line Management
8 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.33%) Low Latency
8 3 (3.33%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) AWK
1 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (84.44%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (76.67%) CCNP
3 35 (38.89%) CCNA
4 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 24 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 11 (12.22%) CCIE
7 8 (8.89%) CCSP
8 7 (7.78%) CCSE
8 7 (7.78%) JNCIS
8 7 (7.78%) Degree
9 6 (6.67%) CCSA
10 4 (4.44%) CCIP
11 2 (2.22%) CCDA
11 2 (2.22%) CISSP
11 2 (2.22%) SAP Certification
11 2 (2.22%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.22%) JNCIE
12 1 (1.11%) CCENT
12 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 5 (5.56%) ProxySG
1 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.33%) vSphere
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (1.11%) NFS
4 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 84 (93.33%) Cisco
2 54 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 43 (47.78%) Juniper
4 31 (34.44%) F5
5 22 (24.44%) Blue Coat
6 20 (22.22%) McAfee
7 13 (14.44%) HP
8 10 (11.11%) VMware
8 10 (11.11%) ProCurve
9 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (7.78%) Nokia
11 4 (4.44%) Mitel
11 4 (4.44%) SonicWALL
11 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.33%) NetApp
12 3 (3.33%) IBM
12 3 (3.33%) EMC
12 3 (3.33%) Citrix
13 2 (2.22%) Avaya
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