Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 24 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 96 96
Rank change year-on-year +19 0 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 60 61 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.89% 2.31% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 2.39% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 52 55
Wales median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,800 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,125 £55,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - -2.17% +8.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 2024 2555 2692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 96.60% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1753 2208 2272
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
South Wales +6 27 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Mid Wales +19 21 £65,000 +116.67%
West Wales -12 10 £45,000 +5.88%
North Wales -2 2 £27,750 -13.28% 1
Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (83.33%) Cisco
2 48 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (71.67%) CCNP
4 31 (51.67%) Firewall
5 30 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 30 (50.00%) CCNA
6 29 (48.33%) F5
7 28 (46.67%) ITIL
8 24 (40.00%) Wireless
9 22 (36.67%) WAN
10 21 (35.00%) SLA
10 21 (35.00%) Service Management
10 21 (35.00%) Change Control
10 21 (35.00%) Cisco ISE
10 21 (35.00%) IT Strategy
11 20 (33.33%) Runbook
11 20 (33.33%) Coaching
11 20 (33.33%) Infoblox
12 19 (31.67%) Network Security
13 18 (30.00%) LAN
14 17 (28.33%) Service Delivery
15 16 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (26.67%) VPN
15 16 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (26.67%) Problem Management
15 16 (26.67%) ITSM
15 16 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (26.67%) TOGAF
15 16 (26.67%) User Experience
15 16 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Bluemix
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (51.67%) Firewall
2 24 (40.00%) Wireless
3 22 (36.67%) WAN
4 21 (35.00%) Cisco ISE
5 19 (31.67%) Network Security
6 18 (30.00%) LAN
7 16 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (26.67%) VPN
8 14 (23.33%) BGP
9 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 9 (15.00%) OSPF
11 7 (11.67%) DHCP
12 6 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (10.00%) DNS
12 6 (10.00%) NetScaler
12 6 (10.00%) Unified Communications
12 6 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (8.33%) Skype
13 5 (8.33%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.33%) Romanian Language
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) User Experience
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) CatOS
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) ITIL
2 21 (35.00%) Change Control
2 21 (35.00%) IT Strategy
2 21 (35.00%) Service Management
3 20 (33.33%) Coaching
3 20 (33.33%) Runbook
4 17 (28.33%) Service Delivery
5 16 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (26.67%) ITSM
5 16 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 16 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (26.67%) TOGAF
6 10 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 8 (13.33%) Network Management
8 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (6.67%) Business Transformation
10 3 (5.00%) Change Management
10 3 (5.00%) Network Design
11 2 (3.33%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) C
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (71.67%) CCNP
3 30 (50.00%) CCNA
4 16 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (16.67%) Degree
6 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (8.33%) DBS Check
7 5 (8.33%) MCP
7 5 (8.33%) MCSA
8 4 (6.67%) CCDP
8 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (6.67%) JNCIP
9 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.33%) ISEB
9 2 (3.33%) MCITP
9 2 (3.33%) MCSE
9 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) NFS
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) Docker
5 1 (1.67%) pfSense
5 1 (1.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.67%) Ansible
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (83.33%) Cisco
2 30 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 29 (48.33%) F5
4 20 (33.33%) Infoblox
5 14 (23.33%) CheckPoint
6 13 (21.67%) VMware
7 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.00%) Citrix
9 6 (10.00%) Juniper
10 4 (6.67%) Avaya
10 4 (6.67%) Clearswift
10 4 (6.67%) LogRhythm
10 4 (6.67%) McAfee
10 4 (6.67%) Nortel
10 4 (6.67%) Palo Alto
10 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.33%) BMC
11 2 (3.33%) HP
11 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.33%) Splunk