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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 71 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 85 92 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.74% 3.98% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 4.29% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 63 75 96
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.75%
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
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 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 22 May 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 118 (74.21%) Cisco
2 104 (65.41%) Cisco Certification
3 101 (63.52%) Firewall
4 80 (50.31%) CCNP
5 65 (40.88%) MPLS
6 63 (39.62%) F5
7 61 (38.36%) BGP
8 58 (36.48%) TCP/IP
9 56 (35.22%) OSPF
10 54 (33.96%) Telecoms
11 49 (30.82%) CCNA
12 46 (28.93%) WAN
13 44 (27.67%) Juniper
14 43 (27.04%) VoIP
14 43 (27.04%) VPN
15 41 (25.79%) LAN
16 37 (23.27%) CheckPoint
17 33 (20.75%) Wireless
18 29 (18.24%) Network Security
19 27 (16.98%) EIGRP
20 26 (16.35%) Broadband
20 26 (16.35%) VLAN
21 25 (15.72%) Load Balancing
21 25 (15.72%) Cisco ASA
22 24 (15.09%) Cisco Nexus
22 24 (15.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 24 (15.09%) Degree
22 24 (15.09%) DNS
22 24 (15.09%) HP
23 21 (13.21%) Microsoft

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (5.03%) Lync
2 4 (2.52%) CMS
3 3 (1.89%) Apache
3 3 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.18%) MS Office
3 9 (5.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 101 (63.52%) Firewall
2 65 (40.88%) MPLS
3 61 (38.36%) BGP
4 58 (36.48%) TCP/IP
5 56 (35.22%) OSPF
6 46 (28.93%) WAN
7 43 (27.04%) VoIP
7 43 (27.04%) VPN
8 41 (25.79%) LAN
9 33 (20.75%) Wireless
10 29 (18.24%) Network Security
11 27 (16.98%) EIGRP
12 26 (16.35%) Broadband
12 26 (16.35%) VLAN
13 25 (15.72%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (15.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (15.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 24 (15.09%) DNS
15 19 (11.95%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (11.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (33.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.14%) Finance
3 3 (1.89%) Marketing
4 2 (1.26%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.18%) CSS
2 3 (1.89%) LAMP
3 1 (0.63%) CGI
3 1 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.81%) Smartphone
3 13 (8.18%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.29%) Statistics
5 4 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.26%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.06%) Linux
2 15 (9.43%) UNIX
3 7 (4.40%) Windows
4 6 (3.77%) Solaris
5 3 (1.89%) CentOS
5 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.72%) Load Balancing
2 18 (11.32%) ITIL
3 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (8.18%) Project Management
5 11 (6.92%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (6.29%) Network Management
7 9 (5.66%) Network Design
8 8 (5.03%) Change Control
9 7 (4.40%) Migration
9 7 (4.40%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.77%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.14%) Change Management
12 4 (2.52%) Service Delivery
12 4 (2.52%) DDoS Mitigation
12 4 (2.52%) Line Management
12 4 (2.52%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (2.52%) Network Planning
12 4 (2.52%) Performance Management
13 3 (1.89%) Test Management
13 3 (1.89%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.66%) SQL
2 7 (4.40%) Perl
3 3 (1.89%) PHP
4 2 (1.26%) Python
5 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (65.41%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (50.31%) CCNP
3 49 (30.82%) CCNA
4 24 (15.09%) Degree
5 19 (11.95%) Security Cleared
6 18 (11.32%) CCSP
7 16 (10.06%) CCIE
8 13 (8.18%) SC Cleared
8 13 (8.18%) CCDP
9 11 (6.92%) JNCIS
9 11 (6.92%) CCIP
10 8 (5.03%) CCSA
10 8 (5.03%) CCSE
11 7 (4.40%) CISSP
12 5 (3.14%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (2.52%) Sun Certification
13 4 (2.52%) SCSA
14 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.26%) JNCIA
15 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.52%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.63%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) OPNET
3 1 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 118 (74.21%) Cisco
2 63 (39.62%) F5
3 44 (27.67%) Juniper
4 37 (23.27%) CheckPoint
5 24 (15.09%) HP
6 21 (13.21%) Microsoft
7 20 (12.58%) VMware
8 13 (8.18%) Huawei
9 12 (7.55%) McAfee
9 12 (7.55%) Fortinet
9 12 (7.55%) Blue Coat
10 9 (5.66%) Mitel
10 9 (5.66%) Aruba
10 9 (5.66%) ProCurve
11 8 (5.03%) Dell
12 6 (3.77%) Oracle
12 6 (3.77%) Veritas
12 6 (3.77%) Verint
13 5 (3.14%) Sybase
14 4 (2.52%) Nortel
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