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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 78 110 78
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 166 111 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.02% 2.10% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 2.24% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 137 92 153
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £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 January 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 January 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 +38 77 £50,000 - 3
Slough -2 22 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Bracknell -5 20 £32,500 -7.14%
Newbury +2 15 £32,500 -35.64% 2
Maidenhead - 6 £33,500 - 1
Ascot 0 2 £60,000 +114.28%
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 247 (70.57%) Cisco
2 200 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 172 (49.14%) Firewall
4 161 (46.00%) CCNP
5 140 (40.00%) Juniper
6 110 (31.43%) BGP
7 108 (30.86%) VPN
8 106 (30.29%) OSPF
9 104 (29.71%) Network Security
10 93 (26.57%) CCNA
11 88 (25.14%) TCP/IP
12 81 (23.14%) Telecoms
13 79 (22.57%) F5
14 78 (22.29%) Wireless
15 77 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
16 76 (21.71%) MPLS
17 69 (19.71%) CheckPoint
18 68 (19.43%) SSL
19 66 (18.86%) LAN
20 64 (18.29%) WAN
21 53 (15.14%) Cisco Nexus
22 52 (14.86%) CCIE
23 51 (14.57%) VoIP
24 50 (14.29%) IPsec
25 49 (14.00%) EIGRP
26 42 (12.00%) Network Design
27 39 (11.14%) Degree
28 37 (10.57%) DNS
29 36 (10.29%) Windows
30 34 (9.71%) Project Management

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.57%) Lync
3 3 (0.86%) IIS
3 3 (0.86%) Apache
3 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.29%) MS Office
3 9 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) IaaS
2 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (49.14%) Firewall
2 110 (31.43%) BGP
3 108 (30.86%) VPN
4 106 (30.29%) OSPF
5 104 (29.71%) Network Security
6 88 (25.14%) TCP/IP
7 78 (22.29%) Wireless
8 77 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
9 76 (21.71%) MPLS
10 68 (19.43%) SSL
11 66 (18.86%) LAN
12 64 (18.29%) WAN
13 53 (15.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 51 (14.57%) VoIP
15 50 (14.29%) IPsec
16 49 (14.00%) EIGRP
17 37 (10.57%) DNS
18 33 (9.43%) Cisco IOS
19 27 (7.71%) Ethernet
20 26 (7.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (2.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (23.14%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.14%) Finance
3 9 (2.57%) Marketing
4 7 (2.00%) Back Office
5 5 (1.43%) French Language
6 4 (1.14%) Banking
7 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.57%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.86%) XMPP
2 1 (0.29%) CSS
2 1 (0.29%) CGI
2 1 (0.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.71%) Mainframe
3 6 (1.71%) Smartphone
4 5 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (1.43%) IPTV
4 5 (1.43%) DTV
4 5 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.86%) User Experience
7 1 (0.29%) Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) Replication
7 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.29%) EPoS
7 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.29%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.29%) FMCG
7 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.29%) Windows
2 31 (8.86%) Linux
3 23 (6.57%) UNIX
4 9 (2.57%) Solaris
5 6 (1.71%) Windows NT
5 6 (1.71%) Windows 2000
5 6 (1.71%) zOS
6 4 (1.14%) CentOS
6 4 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.86%) SUSE
7 3 (0.86%) Debian
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.57%) VMS
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (12.00%) Network Design
2 34 (9.71%) Project Management
3 28 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 27 (7.71%) ITIL
5 21 (6.00%) Change Management
6 17 (4.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (4.57%) Network Management
7 16 (4.57%) Network Planning
8 15 (4.29%) Load Balancing
9 13 (3.71%) Change Control
10 12 (3.43%) Mentoring
11 10 (2.86%) Line Management
11 10 (2.86%) Data Security
12 9 (2.57%) OpenUP
13 8 (2.29%) Information Security
14 7 (2.00%) Network Architecture
15 6 (1.71%) Incident Management
15 6 (1.71%) Service Management
16 5 (1.43%) Network Monitoring
16 5 (1.43%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.57%) SQL
2 6 (1.71%) JCL
3 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.29%) Python
3 1 (0.29%) Perl
3 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 200 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 161 (46.00%) CCNP
3 93 (26.57%) CCNA
4 52 (14.86%) CCIE
5 39 (11.14%) Degree
6 23 (6.57%) CCSP
6 23 (6.57%) CCDP
7 19 (5.43%) CCDA
8 18 (5.14%) JNCIA
9 16 (4.57%) CCSE
10 15 (4.29%) CCSA
10 15 (4.29%) Security Cleared
11 12 (3.43%) CCIP
11 12 (3.43%) JNCIS
12 9 (2.57%) SCSA
12 9 (2.57%) Sun Certification
13 8 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.43%) JNCIP
14 5 (1.43%) JNCIE
14 5 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.43%) SLA
2 20 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.86%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.29%) Nmap
6 1 (0.29%) Firmware
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (0.86%) SCOM
2 3 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.57%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.29%) OPNET
4 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.29%) Netcool
4 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 247 (70.57%) Cisco
2 140 (40.00%) Juniper
3 79 (22.57%) F5
4 69 (19.71%) CheckPoint
5 33 (9.43%) VMware
6 28 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 27 (7.71%) HP
8 26 (7.43%) Aruba
9 19 (5.43%) SolarWinds
10 15 (4.29%) Nokia
11 14 (4.00%) Avaya
12 12 (3.43%) Oracle
13 11 (3.14%) ServiceNow
14 10 (2.86%) NetScout
15 9 (2.57%) BT
15 9 (2.57%) Veritas
15 9 (2.57%) Sun
15 9 (2.57%) IBM
16 8 (2.29%) Sybase
16 8 (2.29%) Blue Coat
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago