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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 50 49 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 46 38 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.93% 4.19% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 4.47% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 10
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +69.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1142 850 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.61% 93.72% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 752 795
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +3 20 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Torfaen - 10 £50,750 -
Newport +5 9 £43,000 - 1
Bridgend +4 3 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 83 (93.26%) Cisco
2 74 (83.15%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (76.40%) Firewall
4 66 (74.16%) CCNP
5 55 (61.80%) CheckPoint
6 44 (49.44%) Juniper
6 44 (49.44%) WAN
7 40 (44.94%) CCNA
8 38 (42.70%) LAN
9 36 (40.45%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (29.21%) Security Cleared
11 23 (25.84%) F5
11 23 (25.84%) Blue Coat
12 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
13 21 (23.60%) Network Security
14 20 (22.47%) VPN
14 20 (22.47%) McAfee
15 19 (21.35%) SLA
16 18 (20.22%) MPLS
16 18 (20.22%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (19.10%) ITIL
18 16 (17.98%) HP
18 16 (17.98%) Wireless
18 16 (17.98%) Telecoms
18 16 (17.98%) Network Management
19 15 (16.85%) Service Delivery
20 14 (15.73%) BGP
21 12 (13.48%) Linux
21 12 (13.48%) VoIP
21 12 (13.48%) Network Design

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (4.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Office
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) PaaS
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 68 (76.40%) Firewall
2 44 (49.44%) WAN
3 38 (42.70%) LAN
4 36 (40.45%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (23.60%) Network Security
6 20 (22.47%) VPN
7 18 (20.22%) MPLS
7 18 (20.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (17.98%) Wireless
9 14 (15.73%) BGP
10 12 (13.48%) VoIP
11 10 (11.24%) DNS
11 10 (11.24%) VPLS
12 9 (10.11%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (10.11%) IPv4
12 9 (10.11%) IPv6
13 8 (8.99%) OSPF
14 7 (7.87%) Internet
14 7 (7.87%) VLAN
14 7 (7.87%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) Data Mining
1 6 (6.74%) Big Data
2 2 (2.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (17.98%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
3 8 (8.99%) Advertising
4 6 (6.74%) Marketing
5 5 (5.62%) Legal
6 4 (4.49%) Welsh Language
7 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.12%) e-Health
2 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) UNIX
3 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.25%) Android
3 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) ITIL
2 16 (17.98%) Network Management
3 15 (16.85%) Service Delivery
4 12 (13.48%) Network Design
5 10 (11.24%) Load Balancing
6 9 (10.11%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.74%) Network Architecture
7 6 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.74%) Mobile Marketing
7 6 (6.74%) Low Latency
7 6 (6.74%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.62%) Change Control
9 4 (4.49%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (4.49%) Project Management
10 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.37%) Line Management
10 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.12%) C
1 1 (1.12%) AWK
1 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (83.15%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (74.16%) CCNP
3 40 (44.94%) CCNA
4 26 (29.21%) Security Cleared
5 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.11%) CCIE
7 8 (8.99%) CCSP
8 6 (6.74%) CCSA
8 6 (6.74%) JNCIS
9 5 (5.62%) CCSE
9 5 (5.62%) Degree
10 2 (2.25%) CCENT
10 2 (2.25%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.25%) CCDA
10 2 (2.25%) CISSP
10 2 (2.25%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.12%) CCIP
11 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.49%) ProxySG
3 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.37%) vSphere
3 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.25%) Firmware
5 1 (1.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) OpenView
1 1 (1.12%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.12%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 83 (93.26%) Cisco
2 55 (61.80%) CheckPoint
3 44 (49.44%) Juniper
4 23 (25.84%) Blue Coat
4 23 (25.84%) F5
5 20 (22.47%) McAfee
6 16 (17.98%) HP
7 10 (11.24%) ProCurve
8 8 (8.99%) SonicWALL
8 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
9 6 (6.74%) Dell
9 6 (6.74%) IBM
9 6 (6.74%) VMware
9 6 (6.74%) Nokia
10 4 (4.49%) Mitel
10 4 (4.49%) WatchGuard
11 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.37%) EMC
11 3 (3.37%) Citrix
12 2 (2.25%) Avaya
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £250pm car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 18 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago