The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 32 75 113
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 148 69 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.09% 2.90% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.54% 3.03% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 110 41 30
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Network Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1963 2275 2151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.10% 95.71% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1575 1612
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Reading region.

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 189 (79.41%) Cisco
2 173 (72.69%) Cisco Certification
3 163 (68.49%) Firewall
4 144 (60.50%) CCNP
5 97 (40.76%) BGP
6 92 (38.66%) CheckPoint
7 86 (36.13%) MPLS
8 84 (35.29%) WAN
9 83 (34.87%) F5
10 75 (31.51%) Data Centre
10 75 (31.51%) Juniper
11 72 (30.25%) VPN
12 66 (27.73%) CCNA
12 66 (27.73%) OSPF
13 64 (26.89%) CCIE
14 59 (24.79%) Cisco ASA
15 57 (23.95%) VMware
16 56 (23.53%) Wireless
17 54 (22.69%) Telecoms
18 52 (21.85%) TCP/IP
18 52 (21.85%) Linux
19 51 (21.43%) VoIP
20 49 (20.59%) Network Security
21 48 (20.17%) LAN
21 48 (20.17%) Cisco Nexus
22 43 (18.07%) DNS
23 39 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
24 37 (15.55%) Network Design
25 36 (15.13%) VLAN
25 36 (15.13%) Load Balancing

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (4.20%) Apache
2 6 (2.52%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.42%) IIS
4 1 (0.42%) SAS
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.10%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 163 (68.49%) Firewall
2 97 (40.76%) BGP
3 86 (36.13%) MPLS
4 84 (35.29%) WAN
5 72 (30.25%) VPN
6 66 (27.73%) OSPF
7 59 (24.79%) Cisco ASA
8 56 (23.53%) Wireless
9 52 (21.85%) TCP/IP
10 51 (21.43%) VoIP
11 49 (20.59%) Network Security
12 48 (20.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 48 (20.17%) LAN
13 43 (18.07%) DNS
14 36 (15.13%) IPv4
14 36 (15.13%) VLAN
15 33 (13.87%) WLAN
16 28 (11.76%) IPv6
17 27 (11.34%) IPsec
18 24 (10.08%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.20%) MySQL
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
General
1 54 (22.69%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.24%) Finance
3 6 (2.52%) Marketing
4 4 (1.68%) French Language
5 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.84%) Banking
6 2 (0.84%) German Language
6 2 (0.84%) Retail
6 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.20%) LAMP
2 8 (3.36%) CSS
3 2 (0.84%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 75 (31.51%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.30%) Private Cloud
4 6 (2.52%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.68%) Replication
6 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.84%) Statistics
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.42%) Handset
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.85%) Linux
2 22 (9.24%) Windows
3 18 (7.56%) Debian
3 18 (7.56%) Unix
4 8 (3.36%) Fedora
4 8 (3.36%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.68%) Solaris
5 4 (1.68%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.26%) Windows NT
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) HPUX
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.55%) Network Design
2 36 (15.13%) Load Balancing
3 29 (12.18%) Presales
4 27 (11.34%) Migration
5 25 (10.50%) Network Management
6 21 (8.82%) ITIL
7 17 (7.14%) Fault Management
8 14 (5.88%) High Availability
8 14 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (5.46%) Change Management
9 13 (5.46%) Network Architecture
10 10 (4.20%) Network Planning
10 10 (4.20%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.78%) Change Control
11 9 (3.78%) ITIL V3
12 6 (2.52%) Project Management
13 5 (2.10%) Capacity Management
13 5 (2.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (2.10%) Validation
14 4 (1.68%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.30%) Perl
2 10 (4.20%) PHP
2 10 (4.20%) PHP 5
3 6 (2.52%) C
4 4 (1.68%) Python
4 4 (1.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 173 (72.69%) Cisco Certification
2 144 (60.50%) CCNP
3 66 (27.73%) CCNA
4 64 (26.89%) CCIE
5 20 (8.40%) Security Cleared
6 19 (7.98%) SC Cleared
7 17 (7.14%) CCIP
7 17 (7.14%) Degree
8 15 (6.30%) CCSP
8 15 (6.30%) Check Point Certification
9 10 (4.20%) CCSE
10 9 (3.78%) CCSA
11 8 (3.36%) CCDP
12 7 (2.94%) CCDA
13 6 (2.52%) CCVP
14 5 (2.10%) JNCIA
14 5 (2.10%) JNCIE
14 5 (2.10%) JNCIP
15 3 (1.26%) CCNP Voice
16 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) SAS 70
System Software
1 39 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.52%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.52%) XenServer
4 2 (0.84%) NFS
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.84%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (0.84%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 189 (79.41%) Cisco
2 92 (38.66%) CheckPoint
3 83 (34.87%) F5
4 75 (31.51%) Juniper
5 57 (23.95%) VMware
6 23 (9.66%) Palo Alto
7 14 (5.88%) ION Trading
8 13 (5.46%) Microsoft
8 13 (5.46%) NetScout
9 11 (4.62%) Citrix
10 9 (3.78%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.52%) Nokia
11 6 (2.52%) Wall Street Systems
12 5 (2.10%) Forcepoint
12 5 (2.10%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.10%) Sourcefire
12 5 (2.10%) Sybase
13 4 (1.68%) EMC
13 4 (1.68%) HP
13 4 (1.68%) Meraki
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