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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 78 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 21 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.67% 4.86% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 5.05% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 51 43
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £54,500
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
1227 1050 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 96.33% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 950 964
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -16 19 £45,000 +9.09% 6
Bridgend -7 1 £27,500 -35.67% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £24,500 -
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (76.06%) Cisco
2 53 (74.65%) Firewall
3 52 (73.24%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (61.97%) CCNP
5 35 (49.30%) Wireless
6 32 (45.07%) CCNA
7 30 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (35.21%) OSPF
8 25 (35.21%) BGP
8 25 (35.21%) CheckPoint
9 22 (30.99%) EIGRP
9 22 (30.99%) LAN
9 22 (30.99%) WAN
10 20 (28.17%) HP
11 19 (26.76%) VLAN
11 19 (26.76%) Network Management
12 18 (25.35%) RIP
13 16 (22.54%) VRRP
13 16 (22.54%) HSRP
13 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
13 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
14 15 (21.13%) SLA
14 15 (21.13%) ITIL
15 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
15 14 (19.72%) VPN
15 14 (19.72%) ProCurve
15 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
16 13 (18.31%) CSS
17 12 (16.90%) F5
17 12 (16.90%) Data Centre

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (11.27%) Lync
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 53 (74.65%) Firewall
2 35 (49.30%) Wireless
3 30 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (35.21%) OSPF
4 25 (35.21%) BGP
5 22 (30.99%) EIGRP
5 22 (30.99%) LAN
5 22 (30.99%) WAN
6 19 (26.76%) VLAN
7 18 (25.35%) RIP
8 16 (22.54%) VRRP
8 16 (22.54%) HSRP
9 14 (19.72%) VPN
10 12 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (15.49%) Internet
12 9 (12.68%) MPLS
12 9 (12.68%) DNS
12 9 (12.68%) Network Security
13 6 (8.45%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (8.45%) IPsec
General
1 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) CSS
2 3 (4.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Statistics
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.23%) AIX
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Network Management
2 15 (21.13%) ITIL
3 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.86%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.45%) Project Management
6 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.63%) Change Management
7 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.23%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (4.23%) Change Control
8 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.23%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.41%) Network Design
10 1 (1.41%) Data Security
10 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.41%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (1.41%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 52 (73.24%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (61.97%) CCNP
3 32 (45.07%) CCNA
4 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
4 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.63%) Degree
7 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (4.23%) MCSE
7 3 (4.23%) MCSA
7 3 (4.23%) CCIE
8 1 (1.41%) CCSA
8 1 (1.41%) CCSE
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) OpenView
1 5 (7.04%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (7.04%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.23%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.23%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 54 (76.06%) Cisco
2 25 (35.21%) CheckPoint
3 20 (28.17%) HP
4 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.72%) ProCurve
5 12 (16.90%) F5
6 9 (12.68%) Nokia
7 8 (11.27%) VMware
7 8 (11.27%) SonicWALL
8 7 (9.86%) Citrix
8 7 (9.86%) Avaya
8 7 (9.86%) Juniper
9 6 (8.45%) WatchGuard
10 5 (7.04%) Remedy
10 5 (7.04%) 3Com
10 5 (7.04%) BMC
10 5 (7.04%) Dell
10 5 (7.04%) Nortel
11 4 (5.63%) Siemens
12 3 (4.23%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 22 days ago