The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 73 57 56
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 42 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.74% 3.41% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 3.47% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 37
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £42,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £51,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 839 1211 1147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.56% 98.22% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 735 1028 1007
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 14 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
Network Engineer
Wales

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 22 (73.33%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) LAN
3 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
4 16 (53.33%) Juniper
4 16 (53.33%) F5
5 13 (43.33%) WAN
6 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
8 10 (33.33%) Internet
8 10 (33.33%) CCNA
9 9 (30.00%) BGP
9 9 (30.00%) VMware
9 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (26.67%) MPLS
10 8 (26.67%) VPN
10 8 (26.67%) DNS
11 7 (23.33%) Linux
11 7 (23.33%) CCNP
11 7 (23.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
12 6 (20.00%) IPsec
12 6 (20.00%) OSPF
12 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.00%) IPv4
12 6 (20.00%) IPv6
12 6 (20.00%) Windows

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) IaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Bluemix
3 2 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) LAN
3 13 (43.33%) WAN
4 10 (33.33%) Internet
5 9 (30.00%) BGP
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (26.67%) DNS
6 8 (26.67%) MPLS
6 8 (26.67%) VPN
7 6 (20.00%) FTP
7 6 (20.00%) IPsec
7 6 (20.00%) IPv4
7 6 (20.00%) IPv6
7 6 (20.00%) OSPF
7 6 (20.00%) VoIP
8 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (13.33%) HSRP
8 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
3 2 (6.67%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (10.00%) CMDB
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Fintech
4 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.33%) IVR
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) VyOS
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps
4 4 (13.33%) Network Design
5 3 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Network Management
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) CCNP
4 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CCDA
6 1 (3.33%) CCSA
6 1 (3.33%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Firmware
3 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
3 16 (53.33%) F5
3 16 (53.33%) Juniper
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) Avaya
6 5 (16.67%) Vyatta
7 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
7 4 (13.33%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (10.00%) Brocade
8 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.67%) AppDynamics
9 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 2 (6.67%) Splunk
10 1 (3.33%) Citrix
10 1 (3.33%) Dell
10 1 (3.33%) IBM
10 1 (3.33%) Intel
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