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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 87 105 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 157 126 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.84% 2.33% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 2.48% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 129 103 180
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £35,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
5184 5073 4883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.85% 93.98% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3902 3712 3972
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 February 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 +16 72 £50,000 +6.38% 4
Slough +5 19 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Bracknell -7 12 £29,250 -40.00%
Newbury +5 11 £32,500 -35.64%
Maidenhead -3 5 £32,000 -24.70%
Ascot +2 1 £60,000 +84.61%
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (74.11%) Cisco
2 219 (59.67%) Cisco Certification
3 182 (49.59%) Firewall
4 177 (48.23%) CCNP
5 143 (38.96%) Juniper
6 121 (32.97%) BGP
7 115 (31.34%) OSPF
8 110 (29.97%) VPN
9 109 (29.70%) Network Security
10 98 (26.70%) CCNA
11 93 (25.34%) TCP/IP
12 89 (24.25%) MPLS
13 88 (23.98%) Cisco ASA
14 83 (22.62%) F5
15 80 (21.80%) Telecoms
16 78 (21.25%) Wireless
17 71 (19.35%) WAN
18 70 (19.07%) LAN
19 69 (18.80%) SSL
19 69 (18.80%) CheckPoint
20 61 (16.62%) CCIE
21 59 (16.08%) Cisco Nexus
22 58 (15.80%) VoIP
23 57 (15.53%) IPsec
24 53 (14.44%) EIGRP
25 44 (11.99%) DNS
26 43 (11.72%) Degree
27 42 (11.44%) VMware
28 40 (10.90%) Network Design
28 40 (10.90%) Windows

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.81%) Lync
3 5 (1.36%) IIS
3 5 (1.36%) Apache
4 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.72%) MS Office
3 9 (2.45%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.09%) IaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.54%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 182 (49.59%) Firewall
2 121 (32.97%) BGP
3 115 (31.34%) OSPF
4 110 (29.97%) VPN
5 109 (29.70%) Network Security
6 93 (25.34%) TCP/IP
7 89 (24.25%) MPLS
8 88 (23.98%) Cisco ASA
9 78 (21.25%) Wireless
10 71 (19.35%) WAN
11 70 (19.07%) LAN
12 69 (18.80%) SSL
13 59 (16.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 58 (15.80%) VoIP
15 57 (15.53%) IPsec
16 53 (14.44%) EIGRP
17 44 (11.99%) DNS
18 33 (8.99%) Cisco IOS
19 28 (7.63%) VLAN
20 27 (7.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 80 (21.80%) Telecoms
2 17 (4.63%) Finance
3 8 (2.18%) Marketing
4 7 (1.91%) Back Office
5 6 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.36%) French Language
7 3 (0.82%) Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Retail
8 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.82%) LAMP
1 3 (0.82%) XMPP
2 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.63%) Mainframe
3 6 (1.63%) Smartphone
4 5 (1.36%) DTV
4 5 (1.36%) IPTV
4 5 (1.36%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (1.36%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (1.09%) User Experience
5 4 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.54%) FMCG
7 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.27%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.27%) e-Health
7 1 (0.27%) EPoS
7 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.90%) Windows
2 30 (8.17%) Linux
3 22 (5.99%) UNIX
4 9 (2.45%) Solaris
5 6 (1.63%) zOS
5 6 (1.63%) CentOS
6 5 (1.36%) Windows 2000
6 5 (1.36%) Windows NT
7 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.82%) Debian
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (10.90%) Network Design
2 39 (10.63%) Project Management
3 34 (9.26%) ITIL
4 29 (7.90%) Problem Management
5 22 (5.99%) Load Balancing
6 20 (5.45%) Change Management
7 18 (4.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (4.63%) Network Management
8 17 (4.63%) Network Planning
9 15 (4.09%) Mentoring
9 15 (4.09%) Change Control
10 10 (2.72%) Data Security
10 10 (2.72%) Line Management
11 9 (2.45%) OpenUP
12 8 (2.18%) Network Architecture
12 8 (2.18%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (1.91%) Migration
14 6 (1.63%) Information Security
14 6 (1.63%) Service Management
14 6 (1.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (9.54%) SQL
2 6 (1.63%) JCL
3 3 (0.82%) PHP
4 1 (0.27%) Perl
4 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.27%) Python
4 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 219 (59.67%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (48.23%) CCNP
3 98 (26.70%) CCNA
4 61 (16.62%) CCIE
5 43 (11.72%) Degree
6 23 (6.27%) CCDP
7 22 (5.99%) CCSE
7 22 (5.99%) CCSP
8 19 (5.18%) CCSA
9 16 (4.36%) CCDA
9 16 (4.36%) JNCIS
10 15 (4.09%) JNCIA
11 14 (3.81%) Security Cleared
12 10 (2.72%) CCIP
13 9 (2.45%) SCSA
13 9 (2.45%) Sun Certification
14 8 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (2.18%) VCP4
15 5 (1.36%) JNCIP
16 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.08%) SLA
2 19 (5.18%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.36%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.09%) vSphere
6 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.36%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (0.82%) SCOM
3 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.54%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.27%) OPNET
4 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 272 (74.11%) Cisco
2 143 (38.96%) Juniper
3 83 (22.62%) F5
4 69 (18.80%) CheckPoint
5 42 (11.44%) VMware
6 34 (9.26%) Microsoft
7 28 (7.63%) HP
8 23 (6.27%) Aruba
9 20 (5.45%) SolarWinds
10 18 (4.90%) Nokia
11 13 (3.54%) Avaya
12 12 (3.27%) Oracle
13 11 (3.00%) IBM
13 11 (3.00%) ServiceNow
14 10 (2.72%) Blue Coat
14 10 (2.72%) NetScout
15 9 (2.45%) BT
15 9 (2.45%) Sun
15 9 (2.45%) Veritas
16 8 (2.18%) Fortinet
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