The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 62 46
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 13 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.57% 1.31% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 1.33% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 23
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £26,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 495 676 733
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.02% 98.11% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 425 590 598
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Cardiff

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Cardiff

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Cardiff over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Cardiff

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (84.62%) Firewall
2 19 (73.08%) Cisco
3 14 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 13 (50.00%) LAN
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (50.00%) Juniper
5 12 (46.15%) WAN
6 11 (42.31%) ITIL
6 11 (42.31%) CCNA
6 11 (42.31%) VPN
6 11 (42.31%) Load Balancing
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (38.46%) F5
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 10 (38.46%) BGP
8 9 (34.62%) Wireless
8 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 9 (34.62%) Internet
8 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
9 8 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (30.77%) MPLS
9 8 (30.77%) OSPF
9 8 (30.77%) DNS
9 8 (30.77%) CCNP
10 7 (26.92%) VMware
10 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (23.08%) DDoS Mitigation
11 6 (23.08%) IPsec

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) LAN
3 12 (46.15%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (42.31%) VPN
5 10 (38.46%) BGP
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (34.62%) Internet
6 9 (34.62%) Wireless
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) MPLS
7 8 (30.77%) OSPF
8 6 (23.08%) FTP
8 6 (23.08%) IPsec
8 6 (23.08%) IPv4
8 6 (23.08%) IPv6
9 5 (19.23%) Network Security
9 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.54%) HSRP
10 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
1 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (15.38%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 8 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (19.23%) CMDB
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.85%) IVR
5 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (15.38%) CentOS
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
1 11 (42.31%) Load Balancing
2 6 (23.08%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Network Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNA
3 8 (30.77%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) CCDP
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 13 (50.00%) Juniper
4 10 (38.46%) F5
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) VMware
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) Dell
9 2 (7.69%) Citrix
9 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
9 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.85%) Aruba
10 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds