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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 82 92 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 161 143 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.94% 2.56% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 2.73% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 137 117 188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £52,500
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
5107 5239 4908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.36% 93.62% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3852 3927
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -2 75 £50,000 +9.89% 8
Slough +15 17 £60,000 +37.14% 1
Newbury +19 11 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Bracknell -7 9 £30,000 -34.78% 1
Maidenhead -3 5 £32,000 -24.70% 2
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 272 (73.12%) Cisco
2 221 (59.41%) Cisco Certification
3 187 (50.27%) Firewall
4 176 (47.31%) CCNP
5 137 (36.83%) Juniper
6 120 (32.26%) BGP
7 113 (30.38%) OSPF
8 101 (27.15%) CCNA
9 100 (26.88%) Network Security
10 99 (26.61%) VPN
11 92 (24.73%) MPLS
12 90 (24.19%) TCP/IP
13 89 (23.92%) F5
14 87 (23.39%) Cisco ASA
15 84 (22.58%) Wireless
16 77 (20.70%) Telecoms
16 77 (20.70%) WAN
17 73 (19.62%) LAN
18 72 (19.35%) CheckPoint
19 66 (17.74%) VoIP
20 61 (16.40%) Cisco Nexus
21 60 (16.13%) CCIE
22 56 (15.05%) IPsec
22 56 (15.05%) SSL
23 55 (14.78%) EIGRP
24 51 (13.71%) VMware
25 46 (12.37%) Windows
26 45 (12.10%) DNS
27 44 (11.83%) Degree
28 40 (10.75%) HP

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.03%) Lync
3 5 (1.34%) IIS
3 5 (1.34%) Apache
4 4 (1.08%) CMS
5 2 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.91%) MS Office
3 9 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.08%) IaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.54%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (50.27%) Firewall
2 120 (32.26%) BGP
3 113 (30.38%) OSPF
4 100 (26.88%) Network Security
5 99 (26.61%) VPN
6 92 (24.73%) MPLS
7 90 (24.19%) TCP/IP
8 87 (23.39%) Cisco ASA
9 84 (22.58%) Wireless
10 77 (20.70%) WAN
11 73 (19.62%) LAN
12 66 (17.74%) VoIP
13 61 (16.40%) Cisco Nexus
14 56 (15.05%) SSL
14 56 (15.05%) IPsec
15 55 (14.78%) EIGRP
16 45 (12.10%) DNS
17 31 (8.33%) VLAN
18 29 (7.80%) Cisco IOS
19 28 (7.53%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.81%) MySQL
3 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 77 (20.70%) Telecoms
2 15 (4.03%) Finance
3 7 (1.88%) Marketing
4 4 (1.08%) French Language
5 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.54%) Advertising
6 2 (0.54%) Banking
6 2 (0.54%) Retail
6 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.08%) CSS
2 3 (0.81%) LAMP
3 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.61%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.34%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.08%) IPTV
5 4 (1.08%) Statistics
5 4 (1.08%) DTV
5 4 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (1.08%) User Experience
6 2 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.54%) FMCG
7 1 (0.27%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.27%) Social Media
7 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.27%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.27%) e-Health
7 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.37%) Windows
2 35 (9.41%) Linux
3 30 (8.06%) UNIX
4 11 (2.96%) Solaris
5 6 (1.61%) zOS
5 6 (1.61%) CentOS
6 5 (1.34%) Windows 2000
6 5 (1.34%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.81%) Debian
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) SUSE
9 1 (0.27%) VMS
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (10.48%) ITIL
2 36 (9.68%) Project Management
3 34 (9.14%) Network Design
4 29 (7.80%) Load Balancing
5 25 (6.72%) Problem Management
6 20 (5.38%) Change Management
7 19 (5.11%) Mentoring
8 16 (4.30%) Performance Monitoring
9 15 (4.03%) Network Management
9 15 (4.03%) Network Planning
10 14 (3.76%) Change Control
11 11 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (2.69%) Network Architecture
13 9 (2.42%) OpenUP
13 9 (2.42%) Risk Analysis
14 8 (2.15%) Migration
14 8 (2.15%) Line Management
15 6 (1.61%) Data Security
15 6 (1.61%) Service Management
15 6 (1.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.22%) SQL
2 6 (1.61%) JCL
3 3 (0.81%) PHP
4 2 (0.54%) Perl
4 2 (0.54%) Python
5 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.27%) Ruby
5 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 221 (59.41%) Cisco Certification
2 176 (47.31%) CCNP
3 101 (27.15%) CCNA
4 60 (16.13%) CCIE
5 44 (11.83%) Degree
6 27 (7.26%) CCSP
7 22 (5.91%) CCSE
8 21 (5.65%) CCDP
9 20 (5.38%) Security Cleared
10 19 (5.11%) CCSA
11 18 (4.84%) JNCIS
12 12 (3.23%) JNCIA
13 11 (2.96%) CCIP
13 11 (2.96%) CCDA
14 10 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (2.42%) Sun Certification
15 9 (2.42%) SC Cleared
15 9 (2.42%) SCSA
16 5 (1.34%) JNCIP
17 4 (1.08%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.99%) SLA
2 11 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.38%) Hyper-V
3 17 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.88%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.08%) vSphere
6 3 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (0.81%) SCOM
3 3 (0.81%) Iperf
3 3 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.54%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.54%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.27%) OPNET
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 272 (73.12%) Cisco
2 137 (36.83%) Juniper
3 89 (23.92%) F5
4 72 (19.35%) CheckPoint
5 51 (13.71%) VMware
6 40 (10.75%) HP
7 39 (10.48%) Microsoft
8 23 (6.18%) Aruba
9 20 (5.38%) Nokia
10 19 (5.11%) Fortinet
11 18 (4.84%) Blue Coat
12 16 (4.30%) SolarWinds
13 14 (3.76%) Oracle
14 13 (3.49%) Avaya
15 11 (2.96%) IBM
15 11 (2.96%) Veritas
16 10 (2.69%) ProCurve
17 9 (2.42%) BT
17 9 (2.42%) Sybase
17 9 (2.42%) Sun
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