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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 54 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 48 37 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.72% 2.68% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 2.77% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 26
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
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
1249 1337 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.90% 96.74% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1195 1021
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
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 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +17 43 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Wales +3 5 - - 1
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 94 (96.91%) Cisco
2 91 (93.81%) Firewall
3 83 (85.57%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (74.23%) CCNP
5 58 (59.79%) CheckPoint
6 50 (51.55%) Juniper
7 42 (43.30%) LAN
7 42 (43.30%) F5
8 38 (39.18%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (37.11%) WAN
10 34 (35.05%) CCNA
10 34 (35.05%) SC Cleared
10 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
11 30 (30.93%) SLA
12 27 (27.84%) VPN
13 24 (24.74%) BGP
14 21 (21.65%) ITIL
15 20 (20.62%) McAfee
16 19 (19.59%) Network Security
17 18 (18.56%) Cisco Nexus
18 16 (16.49%) MPLS
19 15 (15.46%) HP
19 15 (15.46%) Network Design
19 15 (15.46%) Load Balancing
19 15 (15.46%) VMware
20 13 (13.40%) DHCP
20 13 (13.40%) HSRP
21 12 (12.37%) DNS
21 12 (12.37%) IPsec
21 12 (12.37%) Degree

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (2.06%) Apache
1 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Office
2 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (93.81%) Firewall
2 42 (43.30%) LAN
3 38 (39.18%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (37.11%) WAN
5 27 (27.84%) VPN
6 24 (24.74%) BGP
7 19 (19.59%) Network Security
8 18 (18.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (16.49%) MPLS
10 13 (13.40%) DHCP
10 13 (13.40%) HSRP
11 12 (12.37%) DNS
11 12 (12.37%) IPsec
12 11 (11.34%) EIGRP
13 10 (10.31%) OSPF
13 10 (10.31%) Wireless
13 10 (10.31%) Internet
13 10 (10.31%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (8.25%) FWSM
14 8 (8.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) MySQL
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.25%) Advertising
3 6 (6.19%) Legal
4 4 (4.12%) Finance
5 3 (3.09%) Welsh Language
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) e-Health
2 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) UNIX
2 7 (7.22%) Windows
3 5 (5.15%) Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Network Design
2 15 (15.46%) Load Balancing
3 11 (11.34%) Network Management
4 9 (9.28%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.25%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.12%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (2.06%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.06%) Change Control
8 2 (2.06%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.06%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.06%) Time Management
9 1 (1.03%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.03%) Analytics
9 1 (1.03%) CRM
9 1 (1.03%) Change Management
9 1 (1.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) AWK
1 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 83 (85.57%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (74.23%) CCNP
3 34 (35.05%) CCNA
3 34 (35.05%) SC Cleared
3 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
4 12 (12.37%) Degree
5 10 (10.31%) CCSE
5 10 (10.31%) JNCIS
6 8 (8.25%) CCIP
6 8 (8.25%) CCIE
6 8 (8.25%) CCSP
7 5 (5.15%) CCDA
7 5 (5.15%) SAP Certification
7 5 (5.15%) JNCIE
7 5 (5.15%) CCSA
7 5 (5.15%) JNCIA
7 5 (5.15%) CISSP
8 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (30.93%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.06%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (5.15%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 94 (96.91%) Cisco
2 58 (59.79%) CheckPoint
3 50 (51.55%) Juniper
4 42 (43.30%) F5
5 20 (20.62%) McAfee
6 15 (15.46%) HP
6 15 (15.46%) VMware
7 12 (12.37%) Blue Coat
8 10 (10.31%) ProCurve
9 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
10 7 (7.22%) Avaya
10 7 (7.22%) Nokia
11 5 (5.15%) CA
11 5 (5.15%) Radware
11 5 (5.15%) SAP
11 5 (5.15%) Nortel
11 5 (5.15%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.12%) NetApp
13 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.06%) Google
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