The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 26 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 77 62
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.76% 1.34% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 1.37% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 33
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +11.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,000 £47,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.58%  

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 707 1097 1214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.52% 98.21% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 608 961 1028
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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 +14 12 £34,000 +2.25%
Caerphilly - 4 £38,750 -
Monmouthshire - 4 - -
Network Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Wales region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (88.57%) Firewall
2 24 (68.57%) Cisco
3 20 (57.14%) ITIL
4 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (48.57%) LAN
5 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
6 16 (45.71%) VPN
7 15 (42.86%) CCNA
8 14 (40.00%) WAN
8 14 (40.00%) Windows
8 14 (40.00%) BGP
8 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
9 13 (37.14%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (37.14%) F5
9 13 (37.14%) Juniper
9 13 (37.14%) CCNP
9 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
10 12 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
11 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (31.43%) VMware
12 10 (28.57%) DNS
12 10 (28.57%) Network Security
12 10 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (25.71%) Wireless
13 9 (25.71%) Internet
14 8 (22.86%) MPLS
14 8 (22.86%) OSPF
14 8 (22.86%) IPsec
14 8 (22.86%) Windows Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) LAN
3 16 (45.71%) VPN
4 14 (40.00%) BGP
4 14 (40.00%) WAN
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (28.57%) DNS
7 10 (28.57%) Network Security
8 9 (25.71%) Internet
8 9 (25.71%) Wireless
9 8 (22.86%) IPsec
9 8 (22.86%) MPLS
9 8 (22.86%) OSPF
10 7 (20.00%) HSRP
10 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (17.14%) FTP
11 6 (17.14%) IPv4
11 6 (17.14%) IPv6
12 5 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
1 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (11.43%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (14.29%) CMDB
3 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.86%) IVR
5 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) CentOS
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (17.14%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.43%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 4 (11.43%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.71%) High Availability
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Network Design
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Network Management
7 1 (2.86%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (42.86%) CCNA
3 13 (37.14%) CCNP
4 4 (11.43%) DBS Check
4 4 (11.43%) MCP
4 4 (11.43%) MCSA
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.57%) CCDP
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
3 13 (37.14%) F5
3 13 (37.14%) Juniper
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) VMware
5 7 (20.00%) Citrix
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) Dell
7 3 (8.57%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.86%) Aruba
9 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds