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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 56 50 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 47 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.61% 4.01% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 4.15% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 45 49 23
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £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
1261 1276 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.85% 96.59% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1058 1136 924
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 47 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 102 (99.03%) Cisco
2 94 (91.26%) Firewall
3 90 (87.38%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (80.58%) CCNP
5 56 (54.37%) Juniper
6 53 (51.46%) CheckPoint
7 50 (48.54%) F5
8 42 (40.78%) LAN
9 40 (38.83%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (37.86%) SC Cleared
10 39 (37.86%) Security Cleared
11 36 (34.95%) WAN
12 33 (32.04%) BGP
13 29 (28.16%) CCNA
13 29 (28.16%) SLA
14 27 (26.21%) VPN
15 23 (22.33%) Network Security
15 23 (22.33%) ITIL
16 22 (21.36%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (19.42%) McAfee
18 19 (18.45%) MPLS
19 18 (17.48%) Network Design
20 17 (16.50%) VMware
20 17 (16.50%) HSRP
21 16 (15.53%) HP
22 13 (12.62%) OSPF
22 13 (12.62%) DHCP
22 13 (12.62%) Blue Coat
23 12 (11.65%) Load Balancing
23 12 (11.65%) Microsoft

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.94%) Apache
1 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.94%) Lync
2 1 (0.97%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Office
2 6 (5.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (91.26%) Firewall
2 42 (40.78%) LAN
3 40 (38.83%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (34.95%) WAN
5 33 (32.04%) BGP
6 27 (26.21%) VPN
7 23 (22.33%) Network Security
8 22 (21.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (18.45%) MPLS
10 17 (16.50%) HSRP
11 13 (12.62%) OSPF
11 13 (12.62%) DHCP
12 12 (11.65%) EIGRP
13 11 (10.68%) IPsec
13 11 (10.68%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (9.71%) Wireless
15 9 (8.74%) FWSM
15 9 (8.74%) DNS
16 8 (7.77%) VRRP
17 7 (6.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) MySQL
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
1 10 (9.71%) Legal
1 10 (9.71%) Advertising
2 3 (2.91%) Welsh Language
3 2 (1.94%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) UNIX
2 5 (4.85%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Linux
3 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) ITIL
2 18 (17.48%) Network Design
3 12 (11.65%) Load Balancing
4 10 (9.71%) Network Management
5 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.77%) Capacity Management
5 8 (7.77%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.88%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.94%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.94%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (0.97%) Problem Management
9 1 (0.97%) Performance Testing
9 1 (0.97%) Time Management
9 1 (0.97%) Change Management
9 1 (0.97%) Migration
9 1 (0.97%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (0.97%) Analytics
9 1 (0.97%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.94%) AWK
1 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (87.38%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (80.58%) CCNP
3 39 (37.86%) SC Cleared
3 39 (37.86%) Security Cleared
4 29 (28.16%) CCNA
5 10 (9.71%) CCDA
5 10 (9.71%) CCIP
5 10 (9.71%) CCSE
5 10 (9.71%) JNCIS
6 9 (8.74%) Degree
6 9 (8.74%) JNCIA
7 8 (7.77%) CISSP
7 8 (7.77%) JNCIE
7 8 (7.77%) CCIE
7 8 (7.77%) CCSA
8 7 (6.80%) CCSP
9 5 (4.85%) SAP Certification
10 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (28.16%) SLA
2 5 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.94%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 102 (99.03%) Cisco
2 56 (54.37%) Juniper
3 53 (51.46%) CheckPoint
4 50 (48.54%) F5
5 20 (19.42%) McAfee
6 17 (16.50%) VMware
7 16 (15.53%) HP
8 13 (12.62%) Blue Coat
9 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
10 11 (10.68%) ProCurve
11 7 (6.80%) SolarWinds
12 6 (5.83%) Fortinet
13 5 (4.85%) SAP
14 4 (3.88%) NetApp
15 2 (1.94%) Nokia
15 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.94%) Avaya
15 2 (1.94%) Aruba
16 1 (0.97%) Riverbed
16 1 (0.97%) Meraki
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