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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 83 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 22 47 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.58% 3.66% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 3.78% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 44
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £36,000 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1361 1244 1243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.84% 96.81% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1077 1109
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -28 22 £42,000 -1.17% 6
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 54 (76.06%) Cisco
1 54 (76.06%) Firewall
2 52 (73.24%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (61.97%) CCNP
4 35 (49.30%) Wireless
5 32 (45.07%) CCNA
6 30 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (36.62%) OSPF
7 26 (36.62%) BGP
8 25 (35.21%) CheckPoint
9 23 (32.39%) LAN
9 23 (32.39%) WAN
10 22 (30.99%) EIGRP
11 20 (28.17%) HP
11 20 (28.17%) Network Management
12 19 (26.76%) VLAN
13 18 (25.35%) RIP
14 16 (22.54%) ITIL
14 16 (22.54%) VRRP
14 16 (22.54%) HSRP
15 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
15 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
15 15 (21.13%) VPN
16 14 (19.72%) SLA
16 14 (19.72%) ProCurve
16 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
17 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
17 13 (18.31%) CSS
17 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
17 13 (18.31%) Cisco Nexus

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (11.27%) Lync
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 54 (76.06%) Firewall
2 35 (49.30%) Wireless
3 30 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (36.62%) OSPF
4 26 (36.62%) BGP
5 23 (32.39%) LAN
5 23 (32.39%) WAN
6 22 (30.99%) EIGRP
7 19 (26.76%) VLAN
8 18 (25.35%) RIP
9 16 (22.54%) VRRP
9 16 (22.54%) HSRP
10 15 (21.13%) VPN
11 13 (18.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (16.90%) Internet
13 10 (14.08%) MPLS
13 10 (14.08%) DNS
14 8 (11.27%) Network Security
15 7 (9.86%) IPsec
16 6 (8.45%) Cisco PIX
General
1 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) CSS
2 3 (4.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Statistics
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.23%) AIX
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Network Management
2 16 (22.54%) ITIL
3 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
4 8 (11.27%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.04%) Project Management
5 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.63%) Change Management
6 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.63%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (4.23%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (4.23%) Change Control
7 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.41%) Network Design
9 1 (1.41%) Data Security
9 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.41%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.41%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 52 (73.24%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (61.97%) CCNP
3 32 (45.07%) CCNA
4 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
4 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.63%) Degree
7 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (4.23%) MCSA
7 3 (4.23%) CCIE
8 2 (2.82%) MCSE
9 1 (1.41%) CCSA
9 1 (1.41%) CCSE
9 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) OpenView
1 5 (7.04%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (7.04%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.23%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.23%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 54 (76.06%) Cisco
2 25 (35.21%) CheckPoint
3 20 (28.17%) HP
4 14 (19.72%) ProCurve
5 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
6 12 (16.90%) F5
7 8 (11.27%) SonicWALL
7 8 (11.27%) Nokia
8 7 (9.86%) Avaya
8 7 (9.86%) Juniper
8 7 (9.86%) VMware
9 6 (8.45%) Citrix
10 5 (7.04%) WatchGuard
10 5 (7.04%) Remedy
10 5 (7.04%) 3Com
10 5 (7.04%) BMC
10 5 (7.04%) Dell
10 5 (7.04%) Nortel
11 4 (5.63%) Siemens
12 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago