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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 40 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 61 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.77% 2.25% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 2.34% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 44 26 10
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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
1238 1322 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.87% 96.08% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1191 978
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +24 46 £42,500 -5.55% 8
West Wales +16 15 £30,000 -33.33%
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 108 (94.74%) Cisco
2 99 (86.84%) Cisco Certification
3 95 (83.33%) Firewall
4 78 (68.42%) CCNP
5 73 (64.04%) CheckPoint
6 62 (54.39%) Juniper
7 53 (46.49%) CCNA
8 45 (39.47%) Security Cleared
9 44 (38.60%) SC Cleared
9 44 (38.60%) WAN
10 43 (37.72%) Cisco ASA
11 42 (36.84%) LAN
12 40 (35.09%) F5
13 28 (24.56%) VPN
14 27 (23.68%) SLA
15 23 (20.18%) McAfee
16 22 (19.30%) Blue Coat
17 21 (18.42%) Network Security
18 20 (17.54%) BGP
18 20 (17.54%) Nokia
18 20 (17.54%) ITIL
19 19 (16.67%) MPLS
20 18 (15.79%) Network Design
20 18 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
21 17 (14.91%) Load Balancing
21 17 (14.91%) SNMP
22 16 (14.04%) Avaya
22 16 (14.04%) Wireless
23 15 (13.16%) HP
23 15 (13.16%) Network Management

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (3.51%) Apache
2 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.75%) SaaS
2 2 (1.75%) PaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (83.33%) Firewall
2 44 (38.60%) WAN
3 43 (37.72%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (36.84%) LAN
5 28 (24.56%) VPN
6 21 (18.42%) Network Security
7 20 (17.54%) BGP
8 19 (16.67%) MPLS
9 18 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (14.91%) SNMP
11 16 (14.04%) Wireless
12 14 (12.28%) Nortel Alteon
12 14 (12.28%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (10.53%) OSPF
14 11 (9.65%) EIGRP
14 11 (9.65%) DNS
14 11 (9.65%) VoIP
15 10 (8.77%) IPsec
16 9 (7.89%) Internet
16 9 (7.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (11.40%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.89%) Finance
3 7 (6.14%) Legal
3 7 (6.14%) Advertising
4 6 (5.26%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) e-Health
2 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) Linux
2 10 (8.77%) Windows
3 6 (5.26%) UNIX
4 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.54%) ITIL
2 18 (15.79%) Network Design
3 17 (14.91%) Load Balancing
4 15 (13.16%) Network Management
5 14 (12.28%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.39%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.51%) Change Control
9 4 (3.51%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (2.63%) Line Management
10 3 (2.63%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.75%) Change Management
11 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.75%) E-Commerce
11 2 (1.75%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.75%) Performance Testing
11 2 (1.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.75%) AWK
1 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 99 (86.84%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (68.42%) CCNP
3 53 (46.49%) CCNA
4 45 (39.47%) Security Cleared
5 44 (38.60%) SC Cleared
6 10 (8.77%) Degree
6 10 (8.77%) CCIE
6 10 (8.77%) CCSE
6 10 (8.77%) JNCIS
7 8 (7.02%) CCSP
8 7 (6.14%) CCSA
9 4 (3.51%) CCIP
10 3 (2.63%) CCDA
10 3 (2.63%) SAP Certification
10 3 (2.63%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.63%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.63%) CISSP
10 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.88%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.68%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.51%) vSphere
2 4 (3.51%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 108 (94.74%) Cisco
2 73 (64.04%) CheckPoint
3 62 (54.39%) Juniper
4 40 (35.09%) F5
5 23 (20.18%) McAfee
6 22 (19.30%) Blue Coat
7 20 (17.54%) Nokia
8 16 (14.04%) Avaya
9 15 (13.16%) HP
10 14 (12.28%) Nortel
10 14 (12.28%) CA
10 14 (12.28%) Radware
11 11 (9.65%) ProCurve
11 11 (9.65%) VMware
12 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
13 4 (3.51%) Citrix
13 4 (3.51%) Mitel
13 4 (3.51%) SonicWALL
13 4 (3.51%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.63%) SAP
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