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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 67 38 72
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 40 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.90% 4.70% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 4.99% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 21
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £56,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1330 942 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.38% 94.29% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 791 958
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
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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
South Wales -24 40 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 90 (93.75%) Cisco
2 78 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (77.08%) Firewall
4 62 (64.58%) CheckPoint
5 59 (61.46%) CCNP
6 55 (57.29%) CCNA
7 48 (50.00%) Juniper
8 41 (42.71%) WAN
9 35 (36.46%) LAN
9 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
10 33 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
11 31 (32.29%) SC Cleared
12 23 (23.96%) Nokia
13 22 (22.92%) F5
14 20 (20.83%) SLA
14 20 (20.83%) Network Security
15 18 (18.75%) Wireless
15 18 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (17.71%) Network Management
16 17 (17.71%) Blue Coat
16 17 (17.71%) MPLS
16 17 (17.71%) SNMP
16 17 (17.71%) VPN
17 16 (16.67%) ITIL
17 16 (16.67%) Service Delivery
18 15 (15.63%) e-Health
18 15 (15.63%) CA
18 15 (15.63%) Avaya
18 15 (15.63%) CA Spectrum
19 14 (14.58%) Nortel

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (4.17%) Apache
2 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Office
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) PaaS
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) SaaS
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 74 (77.08%) Firewall
2 41 (42.71%) WAN
3 35 (36.46%) LAN
4 33 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (20.83%) Network Security
6 18 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (18.75%) Wireless
7 17 (17.71%) MPLS
7 17 (17.71%) SNMP
7 17 (17.71%) VPN
8 14 (14.58%) Nortel Alteon
9 13 (13.54%) BGP
10 11 (11.46%) VLAN
11 10 (10.42%) VPLS
12 9 (9.38%) VRRP
12 9 (9.38%) IPv4
12 9 (9.38%) IPv6
12 9 (9.38%) HSRP
13 8 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 6 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (2.08%) MySQL
General
1 11 (11.46%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
3 7 (7.29%) Advertising
4 6 (6.25%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Welsh Language
6 2 (2.08%) Back Office
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) e-Health
2 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Linux
2 11 (11.46%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) UNIX
3 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.08%) Android
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Network Management
2 16 (16.67%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 10 (10.42%) Network Design
4 9 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 9 (9.38%) Project Management
5 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 6 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 6 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.25%) Mobile Marketing
5 6 (6.25%) Low Latency
5 6 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.21%) Change Control
7 3 (3.13%) Line Management
7 3 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.08%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.08%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.04%) AWK
1 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (61.46%) CCNP
3 55 (57.29%) CCNA
4 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
5 31 (32.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.25%) CCIE
7 5 (5.21%) JNCIS
8 4 (4.17%) CCSA
8 4 (4.17%) CCSE
9 3 (3.13%) Degree
9 3 (3.13%) VCP4
10 2 (2.08%) MCSE
10 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.08%) CCSP
11 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.04%) CCENT
11 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.13%) vSphere
2 3 (3.13%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.08%) Firmware
3 2 (2.08%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 90 (93.75%) Cisco
2 62 (64.58%) CheckPoint
3 48 (50.00%) Juniper
4 23 (23.96%) Nokia
5 22 (22.92%) F5
6 17 (17.71%) Blue Coat
7 15 (15.63%) CA
7 15 (15.63%) Avaya
8 14 (14.58%) Nortel
8 14 (14.58%) Radware
9 12 (12.50%) HP
10 11 (11.46%) SonicWALL
11 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
11 10 (10.42%) McAfee
12 9 (9.38%) Dell
12 9 (9.38%) WatchGuard
13 7 (7.29%) VMware
13 7 (7.29%) IBM
14 5 (5.21%) Citrix
15 4 (4.17%) Mitel
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