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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 85 106 83
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 148 126 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.88% 2.15% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 2.31% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 114 98 141
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £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
4834 5445 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.96% 92.81% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 3788 3989
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 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +14 77 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Slough +7 21 £50,000 +110.52% 3
Newbury +8 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Bracknell +3 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Ascot - 4 £28,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £57,500 -
Windsor - 2 £47,500 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 246 (79.10%) Cisco
2 193 (62.06%) Firewall
3 187 (60.13%) Cisco Certification
4 125 (40.19%) CCNP
5 121 (38.91%) BGP
6 118 (37.94%) CCNA
7 115 (36.98%) OSPF
8 109 (35.05%) Juniper
9 102 (32.80%) MPLS
10 95 (30.55%) F5
11 94 (30.23%) TCP/IP
12 90 (28.94%) CheckPoint
13 85 (27.33%) LAN
13 85 (27.33%) Cisco ASA
14 83 (26.69%) Telecoms
15 82 (26.37%) Data Centre
16 77 (24.76%) VPN
17 72 (23.15%) WAN
18 66 (21.22%) Wireless
19 58 (18.65%) VMware
20 50 (16.08%) ITIL
20 50 (16.08%) EIGRP
21 49 (15.76%) DNS
22 46 (14.79%) Cisco Nexus
23 44 (14.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 44 (14.15%) VLAN
24 41 (13.18%) Load Balancing
24 41 (13.18%) Security Cleared
25 40 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
26 38 (12.22%) CCIE

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (1.29%) CMS
2 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.32%) Lync
3 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (2.25%) MS Excel
1 7 (2.25%) MS Office
2 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.32%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 193 (62.06%) Firewall
2 121 (38.91%) BGP
3 115 (36.98%) OSPF
4 102 (32.80%) MPLS
5 94 (30.23%) TCP/IP
6 85 (27.33%) LAN
6 85 (27.33%) Cisco ASA
7 77 (24.76%) VPN
8 72 (23.15%) WAN
9 66 (21.22%) Wireless
10 50 (16.08%) EIGRP
11 49 (15.76%) DNS
12 46 (14.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 44 (14.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 44 (14.15%) VLAN
14 38 (12.22%) Network Security
15 35 (11.25%) Cisco IOS
16 34 (10.93%) IPv4
17 32 (10.29%) SSL
17 32 (10.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
General
1 83 (26.69%) Telecoms
2 21 (6.75%) Finance
3 9 (2.89%) Multimedia
4 8 (2.57%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.93%) Banking
6 4 (1.29%) Retail
7 3 (0.96%) Electronics
7 3 (0.96%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.04%) CSS
2 4 (1.29%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (26.37%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.50%) Smartphone
4 10 (3.22%) Statistics
5 8 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.57%) FlexPod
6 6 (1.93%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.61%) e-Health
8 3 (0.96%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.96%) DTV
8 3 (0.96%) Streaming Music
9 2 (0.64%) AS400
9 2 (0.64%) Clustering
9 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.64%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.64%) Social Media
9 2 (0.64%) User Experience
10 1 (0.32%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.25%) Linux
2 26 (8.36%) Windows
3 25 (8.04%) UNIX
4 8 (2.57%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.64%) AIX
7 2 (0.64%) Solaris
7 2 (0.64%) OS/400
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.08%) ITIL
2 41 (13.18%) Load Balancing
3 29 (9.32%) Service Delivery
4 28 (9.00%) Network Management
4 28 (9.00%) Change Management
4 28 (9.00%) Network Design
5 23 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (6.43%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (5.79%) Problem Management
8 16 (5.14%) Mentoring
9 15 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (3.86%) Capacity Management
11 11 (3.54%) Change Control
12 9 (2.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (2.57%) Coaching
14 7 (2.25%) Risk Analysis
15 6 (1.93%) Validation
15 6 (1.93%) Time Management
16 5 (1.61%) DDoS Mitigation
16 5 (1.61%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.61%) Perl
2 13 (4.18%) Python
3 8 (2.57%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.93%) SQL
5 5 (1.61%) C
6 2 (0.64%) Ruby
6 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.32%) C#
7 1 (0.32%) Java
7 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) VBScript
7 1 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 187 (60.13%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (40.19%) CCNP
3 118 (37.94%) CCNA
4 41 (13.18%) Security Cleared
5 38 (12.22%) CCIE
6 34 (10.93%) Degree
7 31 (9.97%) SC Cleared
8 19 (6.11%) JNCIA
8 19 (6.11%) Check Point Certification
9 16 (5.14%) CCIP
10 15 (4.82%) CCSP
11 13 (4.18%) CCSE
11 13 (4.18%) CCSA
12 11 (3.54%) CISSP
13 9 (2.89%) CCDP
14 6 (1.93%) JNCIS
15 5 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (1.29%) JNCIP
16 4 (1.29%) JNCIE
17 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.14%) SLA
2 5 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.89%) ProxySG
3 7 (2.25%) vSphere
3 7 (2.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.96%) Firmware
4 3 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (7.07%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.96%) Nagios
4 2 (0.64%) HP NNM
4 2 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.64%) Netcool
4 2 (0.64%) Puppet
4 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 246 (79.10%) Cisco
2 109 (35.05%) Juniper
3 95 (30.55%) F5
4 90 (28.94%) CheckPoint
5 58 (18.65%) VMware
6 35 (11.25%) HP
7 34 (10.93%) Blue Coat
8 23 (7.40%) Fortinet
8 23 (7.40%) ProCurve
9 12 (3.86%) Nokia
9 12 (3.86%) McAfee
10 10 (3.22%) Dell
10 10 (3.22%) Aruba
11 9 (2.89%) Nortel
11 9 (2.89%) Huawei
11 9 (2.89%) Brocade
12 8 (2.57%) Mitel
12 8 (2.57%) Radware
13 7 (2.25%) NetApp
13 7 (2.25%) Microsoft
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55k - 70k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car & healthcare package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 21 days ago