Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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

Network Engineer
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 45 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 6 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 2.49% 3.42% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 3.50% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 8
Swansea median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £44,375 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,946 £52,500
West Wales median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea. 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
Swansea
Permanent vacancies in Swansea with a recognized job title 227 314 174
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.19% 97.52% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 207 300 170
Swansea median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,925 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,760 £57,946 £53,750
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +22.95%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Swansea

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Swansea

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Swansea region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) Clearswift
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Nortel
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) JNCIE
3 2 (33.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (16.67%) CCDA
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Clearswift
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Nortel
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow