The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 76 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 152 136 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.04% 2.45% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.63% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 110 102 154
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Network Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4695 5179 5122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.01% 93.16% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3594 3690 4075
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +25 84 £50,000 +14.28% 6
Slough +4 21 £50,000 +100.00% 2
Bracknell -11 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Newbury +16 8 £39,500 +46.29% 1
Maidenhead +13 2 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Windsor - 2 £47,500 -
Ascot - 2 £28,000 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 250 (78.37%) Cisco
2 201 (63.01%) Firewall
3 193 (60.50%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (43.89%) CCNP
5 121 (37.93%) BGP
6 115 (36.05%) OSPF
7 108 (33.86%) CCNA
8 104 (32.60%) Juniper
9 103 (32.29%) MPLS
10 98 (30.72%) TCP/IP
11 96 (30.09%) F5
12 90 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
13 85 (26.65%) CheckPoint
14 82 (25.71%) LAN
15 81 (25.39%) Telecoms
15 81 (25.39%) Data Centre
16 71 (22.26%) WAN
17 68 (21.32%) VPN
18 63 (19.75%) Wireless
19 60 (18.81%) VMware
20 51 (15.99%) DNS
21 50 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus
22 49 (15.36%) ITIL
22 49 (15.36%) EIGRP
23 48 (15.05%) Network Security
24 45 (14.11%) VLAN
25 44 (13.79%) CCIE
26 42 (13.17%) Load Balancing
27 41 (12.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
28 37 (11.60%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.19%) Lync
2 4 (1.25%) CMS
3 3 (0.94%) IIS
3 3 (0.94%) Apache
3 3 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.08%) MS Office
3 6 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.31%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) IaaS
2 1 (0.31%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 201 (63.01%) Firewall
2 121 (37.93%) BGP
3 115 (36.05%) OSPF
4 103 (32.29%) MPLS
5 98 (30.72%) TCP/IP
6 90 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (25.71%) LAN
8 71 (22.26%) WAN
9 68 (21.32%) VPN
10 63 (19.75%) Wireless
11 51 (15.99%) DNS
12 50 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 49 (15.36%) EIGRP
14 48 (15.05%) Network Security
15 45 (14.11%) VLAN
16 41 (12.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 36 (11.29%) VoIP
18 32 (10.03%) IPv4
18 32 (10.03%) Cisco PIX
19 31 (9.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.94%) MySQL
3 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
General
1 81 (25.39%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.64%) Finance
3 8 (2.51%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.19%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.88%) Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.94%) Marketing
7 3 (0.94%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.58%) CSS
2 6 (1.88%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.94%) LAMP
4 2 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (25.39%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.39%) Smartphone
4 10 (3.13%) Statistics
5 9 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.82%) FlexPod
6 7 (2.19%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.88%) e-Health
8 5 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.94%) DTV
9 3 (0.94%) User Experience
10 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.63%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.63%) Social Media
10 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.63%) Streaming Music
10 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.63%) Clustering
10 2 (0.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.97%) Linux
2 33 (10.34%) Windows
3 24 (7.52%) UNIX
4 9 (2.82%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.94%) CentOS
7 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.63%) AIX
8 2 (0.63%) Solaris
8 2 (0.63%) OS/400
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.36%) ITIL
2 42 (13.17%) Load Balancing
3 28 (8.78%) Network Design
4 26 (8.15%) Service Delivery
5 23 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (7.21%) Network Management
6 20 (6.27%) Change Management
7 19 (5.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (5.96%) Mentoring
8 18 (5.64%) Network Monitoring
8 18 (5.64%) Problem Management
9 12 (3.76%) Risk Analysis
9 12 (3.76%) Change Control
10 11 (3.45%) Capacity Management
11 10 (3.13%) Project Management
12 9 (2.82%) Migration
12 9 (2.82%) Coaching
13 8 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (2.19%) Service Management
15 6 (1.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.46%) Perl
2 13 (4.08%) SQL
3 11 (3.45%) Python
4 6 (1.88%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.94%) PHP
6 2 (0.63%) C
6 2 (0.63%) Ruby
6 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.31%) VBScript
7 1 (0.31%) Korn
7 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.31%) C#
7 1 (0.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 193 (60.50%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (43.89%) CCNP
3 108 (33.86%) CCNA
4 44 (13.79%) CCIE
5 35 (10.97%) Security Cleared
6 30 (9.40%) Degree
7 24 (7.52%) SC Cleared
8 18 (5.64%) CCSE
9 15 (4.70%) CCSA
9 15 (4.70%) Check Point Certification
10 14 (4.39%) CCSP
10 14 (4.39%) CCIP
10 14 (4.39%) JNCIA
11 11 (3.45%) CISSP
12 10 (3.13%) JNCIS
13 9 (2.82%) CCDP
14 6 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.63%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.96%) SLA
2 8 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (11.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.82%) Hyper-V
2 9 (2.82%) ProxySG
3 8 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.51%) vSphere
4 4 (1.25%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.94%) Firmware
5 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (6.90%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (0.94%) Nagios
4 3 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.63%) Puppet
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.63%) HP NNM
5 2 (0.63%) Netcool
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 250 (78.37%) Cisco
2 104 (32.60%) Juniper
3 96 (30.09%) F5
4 85 (26.65%) CheckPoint
5 60 (18.81%) VMware
6 37 (11.60%) HP
7 35 (10.97%) Blue Coat
8 25 (7.84%) Fortinet
9 22 (6.90%) ProCurve
10 16 (5.02%) Microsoft
11 15 (4.70%) Nokia
12 12 (3.76%) McAfee
13 10 (3.13%) Dell
13 10 (3.13%) Aruba
14 9 (2.82%) NetApp
14 9 (2.82%) Huawei
14 9 (2.82%) Brocade
15 8 (2.51%) Red Hat
15 8 (2.51%) Mitel
16 7 (2.19%) Radware
Reading, Berkshire
NS Consultants
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + 28 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 12 days ago
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TechnoRecruit
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified High market salary and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough
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Salary: £55k - 70k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
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TechnoRecruit
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago