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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 72 92 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 69 46 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.93% 2.06% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 2.23% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 45 36 97
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2189 2063 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.99% 92.51% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1582 1600
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
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 4 March 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 119 (64.67%) Cisco
2 93 (50.54%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (50.54%) Firewall
3 86 (46.74%) CCNP
4 62 (33.70%) Telecoms
5 60 (32.61%) Network Security
6 59 (32.07%) BGP
6 59 (32.07%) TCP/IP
7 57 (30.98%) Juniper
7 57 (30.98%) OSPF
7 57 (30.98%) F5
8 54 (29.35%) VPN
9 41 (22.28%) LAN
10 40 (21.74%) EIGRP
11 38 (20.65%) MPLS
12 37 (20.11%) SSL
13 36 (19.57%) WAN
14 34 (18.48%) VoIP
15 32 (17.39%) DNS
15 32 (17.39%) Degree
16 31 (16.85%) CheckPoint
17 30 (16.30%) Wireless
18 29 (15.76%) CCNA
19 28 (15.22%) Problem Management
20 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
21 24 (13.04%) Project Management
22 23 (12.50%) BIG-IP
22 23 (12.50%) Network Design
23 22 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
24 21 (11.41%) ATM

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (4.89%) Lync
2 3 (1.63%) Apache
2 3 (1.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.24%) MS Office
3 9 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 93 (50.54%) Firewall
2 60 (32.61%) Network Security
3 59 (32.07%) BGP
3 59 (32.07%) TCP/IP
4 57 (30.98%) OSPF
5 54 (29.35%) VPN
6 41 (22.28%) LAN
7 40 (21.74%) EIGRP
8 38 (20.65%) MPLS
9 37 (20.11%) SSL
10 36 (19.57%) WAN
11 34 (18.48%) VoIP
12 32 (17.39%) DNS
13 30 (16.30%) Wireless
14 23 (12.50%) BIG-IP
15 21 (11.41%) ATM
16 20 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (10.33%) UMTS
17 19 (10.33%) GSM
18 16 (8.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.63%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (33.70%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.80%) Marketing
3 6 (3.26%) Back Office
4 5 (2.72%) French Language
5 4 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.63%) LAMP
1 3 (1.63%) XMPP
2 1 (0.54%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.26%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.72%) DTV
4 5 (2.72%) IPTV
4 5 (2.72%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.09%) FMCG
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.78%) UNIX
2 16 (8.70%) Linux
3 10 (5.43%) Windows
4 9 (4.89%) Solaris
5 5 (2.72%) Windows 2000
5 5 (2.72%) Windows NT
6 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.22%) Problem Management
2 24 (13.04%) Project Management
3 23 (12.50%) Network Design
4 14 (7.61%) Network Planning
4 14 (7.61%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (6.52%) ITIL
5 12 (6.52%) Load Balancing
6 10 (5.43%) Mentoring
7 9 (4.89%) Line Management
8 7 (3.80%) Migration
9 6 (3.26%) Information Security
10 4 (2.17%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.17%) Change Control
11 3 (1.63%) Network Management
12 2 (1.09%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (1.09%) Performance Management
12 2 (1.09%) Service Management
13 1 (0.54%) Change Management
13 1 (0.54%) Disaster Recovery
13 1 (0.54%) Network Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.52%) SQL
2 3 (1.63%) PHP
3 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.54%) Perl
3 1 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 93 (50.54%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (46.74%) CCNP
3 32 (17.39%) Degree
4 29 (15.76%) CCNA
5 20 (10.87%) CCDP
6 13 (7.07%) CCIE
6 13 (7.07%) CCDA
7 11 (5.98%) Security Cleared
8 10 (5.43%) JNCIS
9 9 (4.89%) Sun Certification
9 9 (4.89%) SCSA
10 8 (4.35%) CCSP
11 6 (3.26%) CCIP
12 5 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.72%) VCP4
13 3 (1.63%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.54%) CCSE
14 1 (0.54%) CCSA
14 1 (0.54%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.63%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.54%) OPNET
2 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 119 (64.67%) Cisco
2 57 (30.98%) Juniper
2 57 (30.98%) F5
3 31 (16.85%) CheckPoint
4 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
5 20 (10.87%) HP
6 15 (8.15%) Aruba
7 11 (5.98%) VMware
8 10 (5.43%) NetScout
9 9 (4.89%) Oracle
9 9 (4.89%) Sun
9 9 (4.89%) Veritas
10 7 (3.80%) Sybase
11 4 (2.17%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.17%) Huawei
11 4 (2.17%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.63%) Nortel
12 3 (1.63%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.09%) Verint
13 2 (1.09%) Zeacom
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