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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 41 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 50 44 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.27% 4.17% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 4.28% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 45
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 £29,400 £32,900 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £48,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.75%
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
1119 1029 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.64% 97.44% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 978 883 942
Average salary £36,125 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 30 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Newport -1 12 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Bridgend +6 8 £31,250 -30.55% 2
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (87.78%) Cisco
2 75 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (76.67%) Firewall
4 66 (73.33%) CCNP
5 52 (57.78%) CCNA
6 44 (48.89%) CheckPoint
7 39 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
8 35 (38.89%) Wireless
9 26 (28.89%) Security Cleared
9 26 (28.89%) SLA
9 26 (28.89%) WAN
10 24 (26.67%) LAN
10 24 (26.67%) ITIL
11 23 (25.56%) BGP
11 23 (25.56%) HP
11 23 (25.56%) SC Cleared
11 23 (25.56%) VLAN
11 23 (25.56%) Network Management
12 20 (22.22%) HSRP
12 20 (22.22%) VRRP
13 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
14 18 (20.00%) OSPF
14 18 (20.00%) Service Delivery
14 18 (20.00%) Network Security
14 18 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (18.89%) EIGRP
16 16 (17.78%) Juniper
17 15 (16.67%) Windows
17 15 (16.67%) Project Management
17 15 (16.67%) WatchGuard

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.89%) Lync
2 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.33%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (76.67%) Firewall
2 39 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (38.89%) Wireless
4 26 (28.89%) WAN
5 24 (26.67%) LAN
6 23 (25.56%) BGP
6 23 (25.56%) VLAN
7 20 (22.22%) HSRP
7 20 (22.22%) VRRP
8 18 (20.00%) OSPF
8 18 (20.00%) Network Security
8 18 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (18.89%) EIGRP
10 14 (15.56%) RIP
11 10 (11.11%) VPN
12 7 (7.78%) MPLS
12 7 (7.78%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (6.67%) Internet
13 6 (6.67%) IPv4
13 6 (6.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 5 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
General
1 10 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.56%) Marketing
2 5 (5.56%) Advertising
2 5 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.11%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Statistics
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.11%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) AIX
7 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.11%) Android
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) ITIL
2 23 (25.56%) Network Management
3 18 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 15 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 5 (5.56%) Mobile Marketing
5 5 (5.56%) Low Latency
5 5 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.44%) Change Management
7 2 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.22%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.11%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.11%) Network Design
8 1 (1.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) AWK
1 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (73.33%) CCNP
3 52 (57.78%) CCNA
4 26 (28.89%) Security Cleared
5 23 (25.56%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.56%) MCSE
7 5 (5.56%) CCIE
8 3 (3.33%) MCSA
8 3 (3.33%) Degree
9 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.11%) CCENT
10 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) ISA Server
2 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) OpenView
2 4 (4.44%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.11%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 79 (87.78%) Cisco
2 44 (48.89%) CheckPoint
3 23 (25.56%) HP
4 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
5 16 (17.78%) Juniper
6 15 (16.67%) WatchGuard
7 14 (15.56%) SonicWALL
8 13 (14.44%) Dell
8 13 (14.44%) F5
9 12 (13.33%) Nokia
10 10 (11.11%) VMware
10 10 (11.11%) ProCurve
11 9 (10.00%) Blue Coat
12 8 (8.89%) Citrix
13 7 (7.78%) Avaya
14 5 (5.56%) IBM
14 5 (5.56%) Remedy
15 4 (4.44%) 3Com
15 4 (4.44%) Siemens
15 4 (4.44%) BMC
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Car allowance,bonus,training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago