Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Network Engineer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 89 89
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 27 53 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.88% 2.43% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.48% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 54
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,400 £31,475 £31,625
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,125 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1410 2137 2368
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.19% 98.03% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1914 2033
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,100
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in South Wales

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in South Wales

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in South Wales

Network Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +26 12 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Newport -15 7 £39,250 -12.78%
Monmouthshire - 5 - -
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 - 1
Network Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South Wales region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (62.96%) Network Security
5 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
5 14 (51.85%) LAN
5 14 (51.85%) WAN
6 13 (48.15%) CCNP
7 12 (44.44%) ITIL
7 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
9 9 (33.33%) VPN
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 9 (33.33%) BGP
9 9 (33.33%) Citrix
10 8 (29.63%) CCNA
10 8 (29.63%) VMware
10 8 (29.63%) Network Management
11 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (25.93%) F5
11 7 (25.93%) Windows
12 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 6 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
12 6 (22.22%) Unified Communications
12 6 (22.22%) NetScaler
12 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (18.52%) Cisco CUCM

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Bluemix
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 17 (62.96%) Network Security
3 14 (51.85%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) WAN
4 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
6 9 (33.33%) BGP
6 9 (33.33%) VPN
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (22.22%) NetScaler
7 6 (22.22%) Unified Communications
7 6 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (18.52%) Skype
8 5 (18.52%) WLAN
9 4 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (14.81%) OSPF
9 4 (14.81%) SNMP
10 3 (11.11%) DHCP
10 3 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Romanian Language
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) CatOS
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Network Management
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (18.52%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) RUP
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Test Management
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Unified Process
6 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (48.15%) CCNP
3 8 (29.63%) CCNA
4 5 (18.52%) DBS Check
4 5 (18.52%) MCP
4 5 (18.52%) MCSA
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (14.81%) CCDP
6 3 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) ISEB
7 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.41%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 7 (25.93%) F5
6 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
7 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
8 2 (7.41%) BMC
8 2 (7.41%) HP
8 2 (7.41%) Juniper
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle
8 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.41%) Splunk
9 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
9 1 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (3.70%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Vyatta