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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 62 103 48
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 80 41 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.36% 1.76% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 1.91% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 87
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
2239 2143 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.04% 91.78% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1641 1599
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 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 26 January 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 110 (61.80%) Cisco
2 91 (51.12%) Firewall
3 88 (49.44%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (46.07%) CCNP
5 63 (35.39%) Telecoms
6 61 (34.27%) Juniper
7 57 (32.02%) TCP/IP
8 56 (31.46%) Network Security
8 56 (31.46%) F5
9 53 (29.78%) VPN
10 52 (29.21%) OSPF
10 52 (29.21%) BGP
11 39 (21.91%) EIGRP
11 39 (21.91%) LAN
12 38 (21.35%) SSL
13 34 (19.10%) CheckPoint
14 33 (18.54%) Wireless
15 32 (17.98%) WAN
16 31 (17.42%) DNS
17 29 (16.29%) MPLS
18 28 (15.73%) VoIP
18 28 (15.73%) Problem Management
18 28 (15.73%) Degree
19 26 (14.61%) CCNA
20 25 (14.04%) Network Design
21 23 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (12.36%) BIG-IP
23 21 (11.80%) Project Management
23 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
23 21 (11.80%) ATM

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (2.25%) Lync
2 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.12%) IIS
3 2 (1.12%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (7.30%) MS Office
2 12 (6.74%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 91 (51.12%) Firewall
2 57 (32.02%) TCP/IP
3 56 (31.46%) Network Security
4 53 (29.78%) VPN
5 52 (29.21%) OSPF
5 52 (29.21%) BGP
6 39 (21.91%) LAN
6 39 (21.91%) EIGRP
7 38 (21.35%) SSL
8 33 (18.54%) Wireless
9 32 (17.98%) WAN
10 31 (17.42%) DNS
11 29 (16.29%) MPLS
12 28 (15.73%) VoIP
13 22 (12.36%) BIG-IP
14 21 (11.80%) ATM
15 20 (11.24%) GSM
15 20 (11.24%) UMTS
16 17 (9.55%) VLAN
16 17 (9.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (35.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.49%) Marketing
3 6 (3.37%) Back Office
4 5 (2.81%) French Language
5 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.69%) XMPP
2 1 (0.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.37%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.81%) DTV
4 5 (2.81%) IPTV
4 5 (2.81%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.12%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (1.12%) Replication
6 2 (1.12%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.11%) UNIX
2 17 (9.55%) Linux
3 9 (5.06%) Windows
3 9 (5.06%) Solaris
4 6 (3.37%) Windows 2000
4 6 (3.37%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) VMS
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.12%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.73%) Problem Management
2 25 (14.04%) Network Design
3 21 (11.80%) Project Management
4 13 (7.30%) ITIL
4 13 (7.30%) Network Planning
4 13 (7.30%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.06%) Line Management
7 7 (3.93%) Load Balancing
8 6 (3.37%) Information Security
9 3 (1.69%) Network Architecture
10 2 (1.12%) Network Management
10 2 (1.12%) High Availability
10 2 (1.12%) Change Control
10 2 (1.12%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.12%) Migration
10 2 (1.12%) Protective Monitoring
11 1 (0.56%) Change Management
11 1 (0.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (0.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.06%) SQL
2 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.56%) Python
3 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 88 (49.44%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (46.07%) CCNP
3 28 (15.73%) Degree
4 26 (14.61%) CCNA
5 19 (10.67%) CCDP
6 15 (8.43%) CCDA
7 13 (7.30%) CCIE
8 12 (6.74%) Security Cleared
9 9 (5.06%) CCSP
9 9 (5.06%) Sun Certification
9 9 (5.06%) SCSA
10 8 (4.49%) JNCIS
10 8 (4.49%) CCIP
11 5 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.12%) CWNA
13 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.11%) SLA
2 6 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.37%) COBIT
2 6 (3.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.12%) Nmap
3 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.56%) OPNET
Vendors
1 110 (61.80%) Cisco
2 61 (34.27%) Juniper
3 56 (31.46%) F5
4 34 (19.10%) CheckPoint
5 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
6 20 (11.24%) HP
7 17 (9.55%) Aruba
8 10 (5.62%) NetScout
9 9 (5.06%) VMware
9 9 (5.06%) Sun
9 9 (5.06%) Oracle
9 9 (5.06%) Veritas
10 8 (4.49%) Sybase
11 4 (2.25%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.25%) Huawei
11 4 (2.25%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.25%) ProCurve
11 4 (2.25%) McAfee
12 3 (1.69%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.69%) Nortel
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