Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 89 68
Rank change year-on-year +28 -21 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 12 20 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.48% 1.45% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.47% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 42
Cardiff median annual salary £38,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,025 £25,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.78% +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 801 1357 1581
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.01% 98.19% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 710 1218 1325
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,925 £23,100
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 21 October 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 21 October 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 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 8 (66.67%) VPN
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) CCNA
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) F5
5 6 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) SNMP
6 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) OSPF
7 4 (33.33%) BGP
7 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (25.00%) Network Design
8 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (25.00%) IGRP
8 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (25.00%) CCDP

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Bluemix
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
6 4 (33.33%) BGP
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 4 (33.33%) OSPF
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (25.00%) IGRP
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless
9 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) CatOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNA
3 6 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) CCDP
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) F5
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Splunk
6 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) Vyatta