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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 45 53 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 51 49 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.06% 3.63% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 3.75% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 26
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,750 £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
1217 1306 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.97% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1164 998
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 £23,500
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 1 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 1 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 +18 51 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 102 (99.03%) Cisco
2 97 (94.17%) Firewall
3 87 (84.47%) Cisco Certification
4 80 (77.67%) CCNP
5 55 (53.40%) CheckPoint
6 53 (51.46%) Juniper
7 47 (45.63%) F5
8 42 (40.78%) LAN
9 40 (38.83%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (34.95%) SC Cleared
10 36 (34.95%) Security Cleared
10 36 (34.95%) WAN
11 32 (31.07%) BGP
12 30 (29.13%) CCNA
12 30 (29.13%) SLA
13 28 (27.18%) VPN
14 23 (22.33%) Network Security
15 22 (21.36%) Cisco Nexus
16 21 (20.39%) ITIL
16 21 (20.39%) McAfee
17 20 (19.42%) MPLS
18 18 (17.48%) VMware
19 17 (16.50%) HSRP
20 16 (15.53%) Network Design
21 15 (14.56%) HP
22 14 (13.59%) DHCP
23 13 (12.62%) OSPF
23 13 (12.62%) Load Balancing
24 12 (11.65%) IPsec
24 12 (11.65%) Blue Coat

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.94%) Apache
1 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
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 97 (94.17%) Firewall
2 42 (40.78%) LAN
3 40 (38.83%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (34.95%) WAN
5 32 (31.07%) BGP
6 28 (27.18%) VPN
7 23 (22.33%) Network Security
8 22 (21.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (19.42%) MPLS
10 17 (16.50%) HSRP
11 14 (13.59%) DHCP
12 13 (12.62%) OSPF
13 12 (11.65%) IPsec
14 11 (10.68%) EIGRP
14 11 (10.68%) DNS
15 10 (9.71%) Cisco PIX
15 10 (9.71%) Wireless
16 8 (7.77%) VRRP
16 8 (7.77%) Internet
16 8 (7.77%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) MySQL
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (9.71%) Advertising
2 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.80%) Legal
4 3 (2.91%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.94%) Finance
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.97%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) UNIX
2 7 (6.80%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.39%) ITIL
2 16 (15.53%) Network Design
3 13 (12.62%) Load Balancing
4 11 (10.68%) Network Management
5 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
5 9 (8.74%) Incident Management
6 8 (7.77%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.88%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (1.94%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (1.94%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2
10 1 (0.97%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (0.97%) Analytics
10 1 (0.97%) Change Control
10 1 (0.97%) CRM
10 1 (0.97%) Migration
10 1 (0.97%) Change Management
10 1 (0.97%) Problem Management
10 1 (0.97%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.94%) AWK
1 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (84.47%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (77.67%) CCNP
3 36 (34.95%) SC Cleared
3 36 (34.95%) Security Cleared
4 30 (29.13%) CCNA
5 11 (10.68%) Degree
6 10 (9.71%) CCIP
6 10 (9.71%) JNCIS
6 10 (9.71%) CCSE
7 8 (7.77%) JNCIA
7 8 (7.77%) JNCIE
7 8 (7.77%) CCSA
7 8 (7.77%) CCDA
7 8 (7.77%) CCIE
7 8 (7.77%) CCSP
7 8 (7.77%) CISSP
8 5 (4.85%) SAP Certification
9 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (29.13%) SLA
2 5 (4.85%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) 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 55 (53.40%) CheckPoint
3 53 (51.46%) Juniper
4 47 (45.63%) F5
5 21 (20.39%) McAfee
6 18 (17.48%) VMware
7 15 (14.56%) HP
8 12 (11.65%) Blue Coat
9 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
9 10 (9.71%) ProCurve
10 7 (6.80%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.85%) SAP
12 4 (3.88%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.88%) NetApp
13 2 (1.94%) Avaya
13 2 (1.94%) Nokia
13 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.97%) Meraki
14 1 (0.97%) Riverbed
14 1 (0.97%) Citrix
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