Network Engineer Jobs in Wales

Network Engineer
UK > Wales

The median Network Engineer salary in Wales is £44,886 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 12 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 84 128 131
Rank change year-on-year +44 +3 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 42 11 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.77% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 0.75% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 15
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £37,101 £37,688 £31,475
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,886 £45,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.25% +28.57% -7.89%
75th Percentile £53,750 - £52,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,975 £64,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 2,219 1,464 1,932
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 85.76% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,533 808 1,144
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,391 £31,000
25th Percentile £33,000 £33,746 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £69,350 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Wales

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Engineer in Wales.

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Wales

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales +35 39 £44,886 -0.25% 7
West Wales +9 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 June 2024, Network Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (90.48%) Cisco
2 35 (83.33%) Firewall
3 25 (59.52%) Network Management
4 23 (54.76%) Business Continuity
5 21 (50.00%) Wireless
6 19 (45.24%) DNS
6 19 (45.24%) Data Centre
7 18 (42.86%) Actionable Insight
7 18 (42.86%) Incident Management
8 16 (38.10%) Network Security
9 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (33.33%) Avaya
10 14 (33.33%) IP Telephony
10 14 (33.33%) Mitel
10 14 (33.33%) Skype for Business
10 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 13 (30.95%) LAN
11 13 (30.95%) WAN
12 10 (23.81%) CCNA
12 10 (23.81%) VLAN
13 9 (21.43%) Social Skills
14 8 (19.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 8 (19.05%) Customer Service
14 8 (19.05%) Degree
14 8 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (19.05%) VPN
14 8 (19.05%) MPLS
15 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Azure
2 5 (11.90%) AWS
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (83.33%) Firewall
2 21 (50.00%) Wireless
3 19 (45.24%) DNS
4 16 (38.10%) Network Security
5 14 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 13 (30.95%) LAN
6 13 (30.95%) WAN
7 10 (23.81%) VLAN
8 8 (19.05%) MPLS
8 8 (19.05%) VPN
8 8 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (11.90%) WLAN
10 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (7.14%) DHCP
10 3 (7.14%) VoIP
11 2 (4.76%) BGP
11 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
11 2 (4.76%) IPsec
12 1 (2.38%) OSPF
General
1 9 (21.43%) Social Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Local Government
3 5 (11.90%) Police
4 3 (7.14%) Automotive
4 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Welsh Language
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Network Management
2 23 (54.76%) Business Continuity
3 18 (42.86%) Actionable Insight
3 18 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 8 (19.05%) Customer Service
5 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.90%) High Availability
7 5 (11.90%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (7.14%) Time Management
10 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.76%) Line Management
11 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.38%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) CCNA
4 8 (19.05%) Degree
5 6 (14.29%) CCNP
6 3 (7.14%) CCIE
6 3 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (7.14%) CWNA
6 3 (7.14%) CWTS
7 1 (2.38%) CISMP
7 1 (2.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) GDPR
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 38 (90.48%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (33.33%) Avaya
3 14 (33.33%) Mitel
4 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks