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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 107 73 103
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 124 188 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.10% 3.34% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 3.59% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 94 147 130
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5429 5241 5250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.81% 93.06% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3731 4032 4384
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,950 £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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
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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 -9 65 £45,000 -2.17% 4
Bracknell -19 14 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Slough -15 8 £36,000 -18.87% 2
Newbury -10 7 £32,500 -35.00%
Wokingham - 3 £36,000 -
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 194 (61.59%) Cisco
2 163 (51.75%) Firewall
3 154 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
4 121 (38.41%) CCNP
5 105 (33.33%) Juniper
6 88 (27.94%) CCNA
7 79 (25.08%) F5
8 75 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
9 74 (23.49%) TCP/IP
10 73 (23.17%) WAN
11 72 (22.86%) VPN
11 72 (22.86%) Telecoms
12 71 (22.54%) CheckPoint
13 67 (21.27%) OSPF
14 66 (20.95%) LAN
15 65 (20.63%) Network Security
16 57 (18.10%) BGP
16 57 (18.10%) MPLS
17 55 (17.46%) Network Design
18 46 (14.60%) HP
19 43 (13.65%) VoIP
20 41 (13.02%) SSL
21 39 (12.38%) Load Balancing
21 39 (12.38%) DNS
22 36 (11.43%) Wireless
23 34 (10.79%) Linux
24 32 (10.16%) Internet
25 31 (9.84%) Windows
26 30 (9.52%) Microsoft
27 28 (8.89%) IPsec

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 13 (4.13%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.22%) IIS
4 5 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.59%) Lync
5 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.95%) Apache
6 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (3.49%) MS Office
2 9 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 163 (51.75%) Firewall
2 75 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
3 74 (23.49%) TCP/IP
4 73 (23.17%) WAN
5 72 (22.86%) VPN
6 67 (21.27%) OSPF
7 66 (20.95%) LAN
8 65 (20.63%) Network Security
9 57 (18.10%) BGP
9 57 (18.10%) MPLS
10 43 (13.65%) VoIP
11 41 (13.02%) SSL
12 39 (12.38%) DNS
13 36 (11.43%) Wireless
14 32 (10.16%) Internet
15 28 (8.89%) IPsec
16 25 (7.94%) SMTP
17 23 (7.30%) EIGRP
18 21 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
19 20 (6.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.27%) MySQL
3 3 (0.95%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.63%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 72 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 24 (7.62%) Finance
3 9 (2.86%) Billing
4 7 (2.22%) Retail
4 7 (2.22%) Marketing
5 5 (1.59%) French Language
5 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.59%) Back Office
6 4 (1.27%) Banking
6 4 (1.27%) German Language
6 4 (1.27%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.95%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.13%) SOAP
2 4 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (0.95%) XMPP
4 2 (0.63%) .NET
5 1 (0.32%) CSS
5 1 (0.32%) J2EE
5 1 (0.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.49%) Smartphone
3 8 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (1.59%) Clustering
5 4 (1.27%) HP StorageWorks
5 4 (1.27%) NHS
5 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.63%) Open Source
6 2 (0.63%) DTV
6 2 (0.63%) Replication
6 2 (0.63%) SecurID
7 1 (0.32%) IPTV
7 1 (0.32%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.79%) Linux
2 31 (9.84%) Windows
3 12 (3.81%) UNIX
4 9 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.59%) CentOS
8 3 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.95%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.95%) VMS
9 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.63%) Solaris
9 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.63%) SUSE
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.46%) Network Design
2 39 (12.38%) Load Balancing
3 27 (8.57%) Network Management
4 21 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 19 (6.03%) ITIL
6 10 (3.17%) Validation
7 7 (2.22%) Information Security
7 7 (2.22%) Change Management
7 7 (2.22%) Project Management
7 7 (2.22%) Time Management
8 6 (1.90%) Change Control
9 4 (1.27%) Line Management
9 4 (1.27%) Configuration Management
9 4 (1.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (1.27%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (1.27%) Network Planning
10 3 (0.95%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (0.95%) Incident Management
10 3 (0.95%) Data Security
10 3 (0.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.13%) SQL
2 5 (1.59%) Bash Shell
3 3 (0.95%) Perl
4 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.63%) PHP
4 2 (0.63%) Python
4 2 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 154 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (38.41%) CCNP
3 88 (27.94%) CCNA
4 28 (8.89%) CCIE
5 22 (6.98%) CCIP
6 19 (6.03%) JNCIA
7 16 (5.08%) Security Cleared
8 14 (4.44%) CCSE
9 13 (4.13%) Degree
10 12 (3.81%) SC Cleared
11 9 (2.86%) JNCIS
11 9 (2.86%) JNCIE
11 9 (2.86%) CCDP
12 8 (2.54%) CCDA
13 7 (2.22%) CCSA
13 7 (2.22%) CCSP
14 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.90%) JNCIP
15 5 (1.59%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.95%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.40%) PCI DSS
2 14 (4.44%) SLA
3 11 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.90%) COBIT
5 4 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.63%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.32%) GPG13
System Software
1 16 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.59%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.27%) Nmap
5 3 (0.95%) Snort
5 3 (0.95%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.63%) vSphere
6 2 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (4.13%) HP NNM
3 3 (0.95%) Nessus
3 3 (0.95%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.95%) Nagios
3 3 (0.95%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.95%) SCOM
4 2 (0.63%) Cacti
4 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.63%) SmokePing
4 2 (0.63%) Netcool
4 2 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 194 (61.59%) Cisco
2 105 (33.33%) Juniper
3 79 (25.08%) F5
4 71 (22.54%) CheckPoint
5 46 (14.60%) HP
6 30 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 26 (8.25%) Nokia
8 22 (6.98%) VMware
9 20 (6.35%) Blue Coat
9 20 (6.35%) Fortinet
10 15 (4.76%) Avaya
10 15 (4.76%) Nortel
11 12 (3.81%) Aruba
12 9 (2.86%) Riverbed
12 9 (2.86%) Tufin
13 8 (2.54%) IronPort
13 8 (2.54%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.54%) Huawei
14 7 (2.22%) Brocade
15 6 (1.90%) ProCurve
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Pension, Healthcare,
Posted: 20 days ago