The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 45 44 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 54 55 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.10% 4.22% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 4.40% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 52 49 17
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £34,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1268 1250 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.21% 96.01% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1111 876
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Wales region.

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Wales

Network Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
(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
South Wales -3 54 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Cisco
2 99 (92.52%) Firewall
3 93 (86.92%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (79.44%) CCNP
5 55 (51.40%) Juniper
6 52 (48.60%) CheckPoint
7 50 (46.73%) F5
8 41 (38.32%) LAN
8 41 (38.32%) Cisco ASA
9 40 (37.38%) Security Cleared
10 39 (36.45%) SC Cleared
11 35 (32.71%) WAN
11 35 (32.71%) BGP
12 33 (30.84%) CCNA
13 30 (28.04%) SLA
14 27 (25.23%) VPN
15 25 (23.36%) ITIL
16 24 (22.43%) Network Security
17 23 (21.50%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (17.76%) MPLS
18 19 (17.76%) HSRP
19 18 (16.82%) Network Design
20 17 (15.89%) HP
20 17 (15.89%) McAfee
20 17 (15.89%) VMware
21 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
22 13 (12.15%) OSPF
23 12 (11.21%) DHCP
23 12 (11.21%) EIGRP
23 12 (11.21%) JNCIA

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (3.74%) Apache
2 3 (2.80%) Lync
3 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) MS Office
2 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (92.52%) Firewall
2 41 (38.32%) LAN
2 41 (38.32%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (32.71%) WAN
3 35 (32.71%) BGP
4 27 (25.23%) VPN
5 24 (22.43%) Network Security
6 23 (21.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (17.76%) HSRP
7 19 (17.76%) MPLS
8 13 (12.15%) OSPF
9 12 (11.21%) EIGRP
9 12 (11.21%) DHCP
10 11 (10.28%) Wireless
10 11 (10.28%) IPsec
10 11 (10.28%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (8.41%) FWSM
12 8 (7.48%) PuTTY
12 8 (7.48%) SecureCRT
12 8 (7.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (10.28%) Legal
1 11 (10.28%) Advertising
2 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.80%) Welsh Language
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.87%) Clustering
2 1 (0.93%) e-Health
2 1 (0.93%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) UNIX
2 7 (6.54%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Linux
3 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.87%) AIX
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.36%) ITIL
2 18 (16.82%) Network Design
3 11 (10.28%) Load Balancing
3 11 (10.28%) Network Management
4 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
5 8 (7.48%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.80%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (1.87%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.87%) Migration
8 2 (1.87%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.87%) Configuration Management
9 1 (0.93%) Change Management
9 1 (0.93%) Problem Management
9 1 (0.93%) Email Migration
9 1 (0.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.87%) Perl
1 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
1 2 (1.87%) SQL
1 2 (1.87%) Python
1 2 (1.87%) AWK
1 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 93 (86.92%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (79.44%) CCNP
3 40 (37.38%) Security Cleared
4 39 (36.45%) SC Cleared
5 33 (30.84%) CCNA
6 12 (11.21%) JNCIA
7 11 (10.28%) CCDA
7 11 (10.28%) CCIP
8 10 (9.35%) JNCIS
8 10 (9.35%) CCSE
9 9 (8.41%) CCSA
9 9 (8.41%) CISSP
9 9 (8.41%) JNCIE
10 7 (6.54%) Degree
10 7 (6.54%) CCIE
11 5 (4.67%) CCSP
11 5 (4.67%) SAP Certification
12 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.04%) SLA
2 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.74%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.87%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.87%) Nagios
3 1 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) Cisco
2 55 (51.40%) Juniper
3 52 (48.60%) CheckPoint
4 50 (46.73%) F5
5 17 (15.89%) McAfee
5 17 (15.89%) VMware
5 17 (15.89%) HP
6 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
7 10 (9.35%) Blue Coat
8 8 (7.48%) ProCurve
8 8 (7.48%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.61%) Fortinet
10 5 (4.67%) SAP
11 4 (3.74%) NetApp
11 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.80%) Avaya
13 2 (1.87%) Nokia
13 2 (1.87%) Dell
13 2 (1.87%) Nortel
13 2 (1.87%) Citrix
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