The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 82 59 59
Rank change year-on-year -23 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 17 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.57% 3.15% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 3.21% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 33
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £42,500 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £61,750 £55,600
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 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1048 1372 1288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.50% 98.21% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1158 1107
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
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 Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Wales

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Wales

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Wales over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Wales

Network Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
South Wales -17 15 £40,000 -20.00% 3
West Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Network Engineer
UK

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (86.84%) Firewall
2 29 (76.32%) Cisco
3 25 (65.79%) LAN
4 20 (52.63%) WAN
4 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (47.37%) CheckPoint
6 17 (44.74%) F5
7 16 (42.11%) Juniper
8 15 (39.47%) CCNP
9 13 (34.21%) BGP
10 12 (31.58%) MPLS
10 12 (31.58%) DNS
11 11 (28.95%) CCNA
11 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
12 10 (26.32%) IPsec
12 10 (26.32%) VMware
12 10 (26.32%) Internet
12 10 (26.32%) OSPF
12 10 (26.32%) VPN
13 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
13 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (21.05%) HSRP
14 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (21.05%) Network Security
14 8 (21.05%) Linux
15 7 (18.42%) VoIP
15 7 (18.42%) Change Control
15 7 (18.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 6 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) nginx
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Bluemix
3 2 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) Firewall
2 25 (65.79%) LAN
3 20 (52.63%) WAN
4 13 (34.21%) BGP
5 12 (31.58%) DNS
5 12 (31.58%) MPLS
6 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (26.32%) Internet
7 10 (26.32%) IPsec
7 10 (26.32%) OSPF
7 10 (26.32%) VPN
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (21.05%) HSRP
9 8 (21.05%) Network Security
10 7 (18.42%) VoIP
11 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
11 6 (15.79%) FTP
11 6 (15.79%) IPv4
11 6 (15.79%) IPv6
11 6 (15.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Advertising
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.89%) CMDB
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Fintech
4 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.63%) IVR
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) VyOS
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.26%) CentOS
5 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.42%) Change Control
3 6 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Network Design
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) Coaching
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Network Management
8 1 (2.63%) People Management
8 1 (2.63%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) CCNP
3 11 (28.95%) CCNA
4 6 (15.79%) CCDP
5 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.89%) Degree
8 2 (5.26%) CCIE
9 1 (2.63%) CCDA
9 1 (2.63%) CCSA
9 1 (2.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) Firmware
3 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
1 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) CheckPoint
3 17 (44.74%) F5
4 16 (42.11%) Juniper
5 10 (26.32%) VMware
6 6 (15.79%) Avaya
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 6 (15.79%) Vyatta
7 5 (13.16%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (10.53%) Blue Coat
8 4 (10.53%) Brocade
8 4 (10.53%) Sun
9 2 (5.26%) AppDynamics
9 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle
9 2 (5.26%) Splunk
10 1 (2.63%) Aruba
10 1 (2.63%) Nokia
10 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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