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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 54 55 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 55 38 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.13% 3.57% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 3.79% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 41 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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1296 1002 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.37% 94.08% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 880 951
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
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 29 January 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 29 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
South Wales -7 45 £42,500 -5.55% 5
West Wales - 10 £30,000 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 99 (94.29%) Cisco
2 89 (84.76%) Cisco Certification
3 84 (80.00%) Firewall
4 69 (65.71%) CheckPoint
5 67 (63.81%) CCNP
6 59 (56.19%) Juniper
7 54 (51.43%) CCNA
8 44 (41.90%) WAN
9 41 (39.05%) Security Cleared
10 38 (36.19%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (36.19%) LAN
11 37 (35.24%) SC Cleared
12 23 (21.90%) Blue Coat
12 23 (21.90%) F5
13 22 (20.95%) Network Security
14 20 (19.05%) VPN
14 20 (19.05%) Nokia
14 20 (19.05%) McAfee
15 19 (18.10%) MPLS
15 19 (18.10%) SLA
16 18 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (16.19%) Wireless
17 17 (16.19%) Telecoms
17 17 (16.19%) SNMP
17 17 (16.19%) ITIL
17 17 (16.19%) HP
18 16 (15.24%) Avaya
18 16 (15.24%) Network Management
19 15 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
19 15 (14.29%) CA

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (3.81%) Apache
2 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) PaaS
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 84 (80.00%) Firewall
2 44 (41.90%) WAN
3 38 (36.19%) Cisco ASA
3 38 (36.19%) LAN
4 22 (20.95%) Network Security
5 20 (19.05%) VPN
6 19 (18.10%) MPLS
7 18 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (16.19%) Wireless
8 17 (16.19%) SNMP
9 14 (13.33%) Nortel Alteon
9 14 (13.33%) BGP
10 12 (11.43%) VoIP
11 10 (9.52%) VPLS
11 10 (9.52%) DNS
12 9 (8.57%) IPv4
12 9 (8.57%) IPv6
12 9 (8.57%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (7.62%) VLAN
13 8 (7.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) Big Data
1 6 (5.71%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (16.19%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.52%) Finance
3 8 (7.62%) Advertising
4 6 (5.71%) Marketing
5 5 (4.76%) Legal
6 4 (3.81%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.95%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) e-Health
2 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Linux
2 10 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.90%) Android
3 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.90%) UNIX
3 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.19%) ITIL
2 16 (15.24%) Network Management
3 15 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 12 (11.43%) Network Design
5 10 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 9 (8.57%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.71%) Mobile Marketing
7 6 (5.71%) Low Latency
7 6 (5.71%) Network Architecture
7 6 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.76%) Change Control
9 4 (3.81%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (3.81%) Project Management
10 3 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.86%) Line Management
10 3 (2.86%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.90%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.95%) C
1 1 (0.95%) AWK
1 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 89 (84.76%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (63.81%) CCNP
3 54 (51.43%) CCNA
4 41 (39.05%) Security Cleared
5 37 (35.24%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.57%) CCIE
7 8 (7.62%) CCSP
8 6 (5.71%) CCSA
8 6 (5.71%) JNCIS
9 5 (4.76%) CCSE
9 5 (4.76%) Degree
10 2 (1.90%) CCENT
10 2 (1.90%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.90%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.90%) CISSP
10 2 (1.90%) CCDA
11 1 (0.95%) CCIP
11 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.81%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.86%) vSphere
4 2 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.90%) Firmware
5 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.95%) OpenView
2 1 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 99 (94.29%) Cisco
2 69 (65.71%) CheckPoint
3 59 (56.19%) Juniper
4 23 (21.90%) Blue Coat
4 23 (21.90%) F5
5 20 (19.05%) Nokia
5 20 (19.05%) McAfee
6 17 (16.19%) HP
7 16 (15.24%) Avaya
8 15 (14.29%) CA
9 14 (13.33%) Radware
9 14 (13.33%) Nortel
10 11 (10.48%) ProCurve
11 8 (7.62%) SonicWALL
11 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
12 7 (6.67%) IBM
13 6 (5.71%) VMware
13 6 (5.71%) Dell
14 4 (3.81%) WatchGuard
14 4 (3.81%) Mitel
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