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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 78 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 159 185 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.16% 3.39% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 3.65% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 121 151 175
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.75%
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
4672 5063 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.75% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3674 3906
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -20 85 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Bracknell -6 16 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Newbury +11 14 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Slough +9 10 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Maidenhead 0 2 £25,000 -44.44%
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 241 (74.15%) Cisco
2 197 (60.62%) Cisco Certification
3 171 (52.62%) Firewall
4 156 (48.00%) CCNP
5 117 (36.00%) Juniper
6 112 (34.46%) BGP
7 110 (33.85%) MPLS
8 103 (31.69%) OSPF
9 99 (30.46%) CCNA
10 94 (28.92%) TCP/IP
11 92 (28.31%) F5
12 78 (24.00%) CheckPoint
13 73 (22.46%) Telecoms
14 69 (21.23%) Cisco ASA
15 67 (20.62%) VPN
15 67 (20.62%) WAN
16 63 (19.38%) LAN
17 62 (19.08%) Network Security
18 60 (18.46%) Wireless
19 51 (15.69%) VoIP
20 49 (15.08%) CCIE
21 44 (13.54%) VMware
21 44 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
22 43 (13.23%) EIGRP
23 41 (12.62%) VLAN
24 38 (11.69%) DNS
25 34 (10.46%) Linux
25 34 (10.46%) HP
26 32 (9.85%) ITIL
26 32 (9.85%) IPsec

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (3.38%) Lync
2 10 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.23%) CMS
4 3 (0.92%) Apache
4 3 (0.92%) IIS
5 2 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (5.23%) MS Office
2 16 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) IaaS
2 3 (0.92%) SaaS
3 2 (0.62%) PaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 171 (52.62%) Firewall
2 112 (34.46%) BGP
3 110 (33.85%) MPLS
4 103 (31.69%) OSPF
5 94 (28.92%) TCP/IP
6 69 (21.23%) Cisco ASA
7 67 (20.62%) VPN
7 67 (20.62%) WAN
8 63 (19.38%) LAN
9 62 (19.08%) Network Security
10 60 (18.46%) Wireless
11 51 (15.69%) VoIP
12 44 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
13 43 (13.23%) EIGRP
14 41 (12.62%) VLAN
15 38 (11.69%) DNS
16 32 (9.85%) IPsec
17 30 (9.23%) Broadband
18 27 (8.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 26 (8.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 73 (22.46%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.77%) Finance
3 7 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.85%) Marketing
5 4 (1.23%) Banking
6 3 (0.92%) Electronics
6 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.62%) Advertising
7 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.00%) CSS
2 3 (0.92%) LAMP
3 1 (0.31%) CGI
3 1 (0.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.31%) Smartphone
3 13 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (3.08%) Statistics
5 6 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.23%) User Experience
7 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.92%) DTV
9 2 (0.62%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.62%) Social Media
9 2 (0.62%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.62%) FMCG
9 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.62%) e-Health
10 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.31%) Open Source
10 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.46%) Linux
2 28 (8.62%) Windows
3 25 (7.69%) UNIX
4 6 (1.85%) zOS
4 6 (1.85%) Solaris
5 5 (1.54%) CentOS
6 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.62%) Debian
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (9.85%) ITIL
2 31 (9.54%) Load Balancing
3 24 (7.38%) Network Design
4 20 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (5.54%) Mentoring
5 18 (5.54%) Service Delivery
5 18 (5.54%) Project Management
6 16 (4.92%) Network Management
7 15 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
9 10 (3.08%) Change Control
10 9 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (2.77%) Network Architecture
10 9 (2.77%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (2.77%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.46%) Migration
12 7 (2.15%) Change Management
12 7 (2.15%) Service Management
13 5 (1.54%) Incident Management
13 5 (1.54%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.38%) SQL
2 10 (3.08%) Perl
3 6 (1.85%) JCL
4 5 (1.54%) Python
5 3 (0.92%) PHP
6 2 (0.62%) Ruby
7 1 (0.31%) Korn
7 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 197 (60.62%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (48.00%) CCNP
3 99 (30.46%) CCNA
4 49 (15.08%) CCIE
5 28 (8.62%) Degree
5 28 (8.62%) Security Cleared
6 23 (7.08%) CCSE
6 23 (7.08%) CCSP
7 20 (6.15%) CCSA
8 17 (5.23%) JNCIS
8 17 (5.23%) SC Cleared
9 15 (4.62%) CCDP
10 14 (4.31%) CCIP
11 11 (3.38%) JNCIA
12 7 (2.15%) CISSP
13 5 (1.54%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (1.23%) HP ASE
14 4 (1.23%) Sun Certification
14 4 (1.23%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.23%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.54%) SLA
2 5 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.31%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.92%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.62%) vSphere
6 2 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (3.69%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.62%) Puppet
3 2 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.62%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.31%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.31%) OPNET
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.31%) Netcool
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.31%) Iperf
Vendors
1 241 (74.15%) Cisco
2 117 (36.00%) Juniper
3 92 (28.31%) F5
4 78 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 44 (13.54%) VMware
6 34 (10.46%) HP
7 26 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 25 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 24 (7.38%) Fortinet
10 21 (6.46%) Nokia
11 17 (5.23%) Aruba
12 13 (4.00%) Huawei
13 12 (3.69%) ProCurve
13 12 (3.69%) McAfee
14 11 (3.38%) Brocade
14 11 (3.38%) IBM
15 10 (3.08%) Dell
16 9 (2.77%) Mitel
17 8 (2.46%) Red Hat
18 6 (1.85%) Verint
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
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