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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 50 85 119
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 234 160 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.51% 2.94% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 3.06% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 181 133 101
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
4915 5222 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.83% 95.87% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 3855 3742
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +42 139 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Bracknell +15 33 £47,500 +58.33%
Slough +1 22 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Newbury +17 12 £48,000 +47.69% 2
Maidenhead -7 4 £52,500 +64.06%
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 342 (84.03%) Cisco
2 299 (73.46%) Cisco Certification
3 256 (62.90%) Firewall
4 238 (58.48%) CCNP
5 153 (37.59%) Juniper
6 145 (35.63%) BGP
7 142 (34.89%) CCNA
8 140 (34.40%) WAN
9 133 (32.68%) CheckPoint
10 119 (29.24%) MPLS
11 118 (28.99%) Wireless
12 116 (28.50%) Cisco ASA
13 105 (25.80%) OSPF
14 102 (25.06%) F5
15 98 (24.08%) Data Centre
15 98 (24.08%) VPN
16 95 (23.34%) LAN
17 93 (22.85%) TCP/IP
18 88 (21.62%) CCIE
19 85 (20.88%) Network Security
20 83 (20.39%) Telecoms
21 80 (19.66%) Cisco Nexus
22 69 (16.95%) Linux
23 66 (16.22%) VoIP
24 60 (14.74%) Security Cleared
25 59 (14.50%) VMware
26 58 (14.25%) SC Cleared
27 57 (14.00%) ITIL
28 52 (12.78%) VLAN
28 52 (12.78%) Network Management

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.70%) Lync
2 10 (2.46%) Apache
3 6 (1.47%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.25%) IIS
5 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 256 (62.90%) Firewall
2 145 (35.63%) BGP
3 140 (34.40%) WAN
4 119 (29.24%) MPLS
5 118 (28.99%) Wireless
6 116 (28.50%) Cisco ASA
7 105 (25.80%) OSPF
8 98 (24.08%) VPN
9 95 (23.34%) LAN
10 93 (22.85%) TCP/IP
11 85 (20.88%) Network Security
12 80 (19.66%) Cisco Nexus
13 66 (16.22%) VoIP
14 52 (12.78%) VLAN
15 49 (12.04%) DNS
16 42 (10.32%) IPsec
16 42 (10.32%) IPv4
17 40 (9.83%) WLAN
18 39 (9.58%) SSL
19 37 (9.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.46%) MySQL
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server
General
1 83 (20.39%) Telecoms
2 37 (9.09%) Finance
3 17 (4.18%) Retail
4 13 (3.19%) Banking
5 10 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.47%) Marketing
7 5 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.98%) French Language
9 3 (0.74%) Back Office
10 2 (0.49%) Billing
10 2 (0.49%) German Language
10 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.19%) CSS
2 10 (2.46%) LAMP
3 5 (1.23%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.25%) ISPF
4 1 (0.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (24.08%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.44%) Driving Licence
3 14 (3.44%) Private Cloud
4 8 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (1.47%) Statistics
6 5 (1.23%) User Experience
7 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.25%) Handset
8 1 (0.25%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.25%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.95%) Linux
2 28 (6.88%) Windows
3 18 (4.42%) Debian
3 18 (4.42%) Unix
4 8 (1.97%) Fedora
4 8 (1.97%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.74%) Solaris
7 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (14.00%) ITIL
2 52 (12.78%) Network Management
2 52 (12.78%) Network Monitoring
3 48 (11.79%) Load Balancing
4 44 (10.81%) Network Design
5 39 (9.58%) Fault Management
6 27 (6.63%) Change Management
6 27 (6.63%) Migration
7 26 (6.39%) Presales
8 21 (5.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (3.69%) Network Architecture
10 14 (3.44%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (3.19%) High Availability
12 12 (2.95%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (2.70%) Analytics
13 11 (2.70%) Problem Management
14 10 (2.46%) ITIL V3
14 10 (2.46%) Network Planning
14 10 (2.46%) Risk Analysis
14 10 (2.46%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.42%) Perl
2 14 (3.44%) C
3 10 (2.46%) PHP
3 10 (2.46%) PHP 5
4 6 (1.47%) Python
5 4 (0.98%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 299 (73.46%) Cisco Certification
2 238 (58.48%) CCNP
3 142 (34.89%) CCNA
4 88 (21.62%) CCIE
5 60 (14.74%) Security Cleared
6 58 (14.25%) SC Cleared
7 29 (7.13%) CCIP
8 25 (6.14%) Degree
9 20 (4.91%) CCSE
9 20 (4.91%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (4.67%) CCSA
11 15 (3.69%) CCSP
11 15 (3.69%) Check Point Certification
12 14 (3.44%) CISSP
13 13 (3.19%) CCVP
14 12 (2.95%) CCDP
14 12 (2.95%) CEH
14 12 (2.95%) SANS
15 11 (2.70%) JNCIA
15 11 (2.70%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.25%) SAS 70
System Software
1 41 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.47%) XenServer
4 1 (0.25%) NFS
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.95%) Endace
2 11 (2.70%) Cacti
3 10 (2.46%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (2.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (2.21%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.23%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.98%) Netcool
7 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 342 (84.03%) Cisco
2 153 (37.59%) Juniper
3 133 (32.68%) CheckPoint
4 102 (25.06%) F5
5 59 (14.50%) VMware
6 28 (6.88%) Palo Alto
7 24 (5.90%) Fortinet
7 24 (5.90%) Microsoft
8 23 (5.65%) Nortel
9 21 (5.16%) SolarWinds
10 13 (3.19%) ION Trading
11 12 (2.95%) Brocade
11 12 (2.95%) LogRhythm
11 12 (2.95%) NetScout
11 12 (2.95%) Sophos
12 11 (2.70%) Citrix
13 10 (2.46%) HP
14 9 (2.21%) Blue Coat
14 9 (2.21%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.47%) Sourcefire
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