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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 78 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 173 184 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.19% 3.23% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 3.47% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 135 147 196
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £53,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,875 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.50%
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
5020 5308 5080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.25% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3693 3857 3991
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 1 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 1 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 -18 84 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Slough +11 15 £46,250 +32.14%
Newbury +18 14 £30,000 -14.28%
Bracknell -4 13 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Maidenhead +1 3 £25,000 -41.17%
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 250 (74.63%) Cisco
2 206 (61.49%) Cisco Certification
3 171 (51.04%) Firewall
4 165 (49.25%) CCNP
5 117 (34.93%) Juniper
6 113 (33.73%) BGP
7 106 (31.64%) OSPF
8 102 (30.45%) CCNA
9 99 (29.55%) MPLS
10 86 (25.67%) TCP/IP
10 86 (25.67%) F5
11 80 (23.88%) Cisco ASA
12 74 (22.09%) CheckPoint
13 71 (21.19%) Network Security
14 70 (20.90%) Telecoms
15 68 (20.30%) VPN
16 65 (19.40%) WAN
16 65 (19.40%) Wireless
17 60 (17.91%) LAN
18 56 (16.72%) VoIP
19 52 (15.52%) CCIE
20 51 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
21 49 (14.63%) VMware
22 48 (14.33%) EIGRP
23 40 (11.94%) HP
24 38 (11.34%) Windows
24 38 (11.34%) IPsec
25 36 (10.75%) VLAN
26 35 (10.45%) Linux
26 35 (10.45%) DNS

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (4.48%) Lync
2 13 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.19%) CMS
4 3 (0.90%) IIS
4 3 (0.90%) Apache
5 2 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.67%) MS Office
3 9 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.19%) IaaS
2 3 (0.90%) SaaS
3 2 (0.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 171 (51.04%) Firewall
2 113 (33.73%) BGP
3 106 (31.64%) OSPF
4 99 (29.55%) MPLS
5 86 (25.67%) TCP/IP
6 80 (23.88%) Cisco ASA
7 71 (21.19%) Network Security
8 68 (20.30%) VPN
9 65 (19.40%) WAN
9 65 (19.40%) Wireless
10 60 (17.91%) LAN
11 56 (16.72%) VoIP
12 51 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 48 (14.33%) EIGRP
14 38 (11.34%) IPsec
15 36 (10.75%) VLAN
16 35 (10.45%) DNS
17 26 (7.76%) ATM
17 26 (7.76%) Broadband
17 26 (7.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 70 (20.90%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.69%) Finance
3 7 (2.09%) Marketing
4 5 (1.49%) Banking
5 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.60%) Advertising
7 2 (0.60%) Electronics
7 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.69%) CSS
2 3 (0.90%) LAMP
3 1 (0.30%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.39%) Statistics
3 8 (2.39%) Smartphone
4 6 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.19%) User Experience
6 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.60%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.60%) Social Media
7 2 (0.60%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.60%) FMCG
7 2 (0.60%) e-Health
7 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.60%) DTV
8 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) BYOD
8 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.34%) Windows
2 35 (10.45%) Linux
3 31 (9.25%) UNIX
4 8 (2.39%) Solaris
5 6 (1.79%) CentOS
5 6 (1.79%) zOS
6 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000
6 3 (0.90%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.90%) Debian
6 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) VMS
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (10.15%) ITIL
2 30 (8.96%) Load Balancing
3 26 (7.76%) Network Design
4 21 (6.27%) Project Management
5 20 (5.97%) Mentoring
6 16 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (4.18%) Service Delivery
8 13 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (3.88%) Network Management
9 12 (3.58%) Network Architecture
10 10 (2.99%) Problem Management
10 10 (2.99%) Change Control
11 9 (2.69%) Change Management
11 9 (2.69%) Risk Analysis
12 8 (2.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (2.39%) Migration
13 7 (2.09%) Service Management
14 5 (1.49%) Network Planning
14 5 (1.49%) Line Management
14 5 (1.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.66%) SQL
2 7 (2.09%) Perl
3 6 (1.79%) JCL
4 5 (1.49%) Python
5 3 (0.90%) PHP
6 2 (0.60%) Ruby
7 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.30%) Korn
7 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 206 (61.49%) Cisco Certification
2 165 (49.25%) CCNP
3 102 (30.45%) CCNA
4 52 (15.52%) CCIE
5 31 (9.25%) Degree
6 29 (8.66%) Security Cleared
7 23 (6.87%) CCSE
7 23 (6.87%) CCSP
8 20 (5.97%) CCSA
9 17 (5.07%) JNCIS
10 16 (4.78%) SC Cleared
10 16 (4.78%) CCDP
11 13 (3.88%) CCIP
12 11 (3.28%) JNCIA
13 6 (1.79%) SCSA
13 6 (1.79%) Sun Certification
14 5 (1.49%) CCDA
14 5 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.49%) JNCIP
15 4 (1.19%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.57%) SLA
2 6 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.07%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.90%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.90%) vSphere
5 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.69%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (0.90%) SCOM
3 2 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.60%) Puppet
3 2 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.60%) Iperf
3 2 (0.60%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.30%) Netcool
4 1 (0.30%) Nagios
4 1 (0.30%) OPNET
4 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 250 (74.63%) Cisco
2 117 (34.93%) Juniper
3 86 (25.67%) F5
4 74 (22.09%) CheckPoint
5 49 (14.63%) VMware
6 40 (11.94%) HP
7 32 (9.55%) Microsoft
8 24 (7.16%) Blue Coat
8 24 (7.16%) Fortinet
9 22 (6.57%) Nokia
10 19 (5.67%) Aruba
11 13 (3.88%) ProCurve
12 12 (3.58%) McAfee
13 11 (3.28%) IBM
14 10 (2.99%) Huawei
14 10 (2.99%) Mitel
15 9 (2.69%) Dell
15 9 (2.69%) Oracle
15 9 (2.69%) Brocade
16 8 (2.39%) SolarWinds
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