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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 80 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 79 99 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.15% 3.97% 5.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 4.27% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 62 80 114
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,300 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.86% -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
2325 2320 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.63% 93.10% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 1729 1614
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 £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 21 April 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (69.82%) Cisco
2 103 (60.95%) Cisco Certification
3 95 (56.21%) Firewall
4 87 (51.48%) CCNP
5 60 (35.50%) BGP
6 57 (33.73%) OSPF
7 56 (33.14%) MPLS
7 56 (33.14%) Telecoms
8 55 (32.54%) F5
9 48 (28.40%) TCP/IP
10 47 (27.81%) VPN
11 46 (27.22%) VoIP
11 46 (27.22%) CCNA
12 44 (26.04%) Juniper
13 42 (24.85%) WAN
14 38 (22.49%) Network Security
15 37 (21.89%) LAN
16 35 (20.71%) EIGRP
17 33 (19.53%) Wireless
18 30 (17.75%) Microsoft
18 30 (17.75%) HP
18 30 (17.75%) Degree
19 29 (17.16%) CheckPoint
20 28 (16.57%) Cisco ASA
21 26 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
21 26 (15.38%) ATM
22 23 (13.61%) VLAN
22 23 (13.61%) DNS
23 22 (13.02%) UNIX
23 22 (13.02%) IPsec

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (5.33%) Lync
2 4 (2.37%) CMS
3 3 (1.78%) IIS
3 3 (1.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.65%) MS Office
3 9 (5.33%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 95 (56.21%) Firewall
2 60 (35.50%) BGP
3 57 (33.73%) OSPF
4 56 (33.14%) MPLS
5 48 (28.40%) TCP/IP
6 47 (27.81%) VPN
7 46 (27.22%) VoIP
8 42 (24.85%) WAN
9 38 (22.49%) Network Security
10 37 (21.89%) LAN
11 35 (20.71%) EIGRP
12 33 (19.53%) Wireless
13 28 (16.57%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (15.38%) ATM
14 26 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (13.61%) DNS
15 23 (13.61%) VLAN
16 22 (13.02%) IPsec
17 21 (12.43%) PPP
18 18 (10.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (33.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.55%) Marketing
3 3 (1.78%) Finance
4 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.59%) Banking
5 1 (0.59%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.73%) CSS
2 3 (1.78%) LAMP
3 1 (0.59%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.47%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.73%) Statistics
4 4 (2.37%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.18%) FMCG
6 1 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.59%) DTV
6 1 (0.59%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.02%) UNIX
2 18 (10.65%) Linux
3 11 (6.51%) Windows
3 11 (6.51%) Solaris
4 4 (2.37%) Windows 2000
4 4 (2.37%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.78%) CentOS
5 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.43%) Load Balancing
2 19 (11.24%) Project Management
3 13 (7.69%) ITIL
4 12 (7.10%) Problem Management
5 11 (6.51%) Network Design
6 10 (5.92%) Mentoring
7 9 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (4.73%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (4.73%) Network Planning
9 7 (4.14%) Migration
9 7 (4.14%) Change Control
10 5 (2.96%) Network Architecture
10 5 (2.96%) Line Management
10 5 (2.96%) Change Management
11 4 (2.37%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.37%) Performance Management
11 4 (2.37%) Network Management
12 3 (1.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (1.78%) Test Management
12 3 (1.78%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.28%) SQL
2 3 (1.78%) PHP
3 2 (1.18%) Perl
4 1 (0.59%) Python
4 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (60.95%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (51.48%) CCNP
3 46 (27.22%) CCNA
4 30 (17.75%) Degree
5 18 (10.65%) CCSP
6 17 (10.06%) CCIE
6 17 (10.06%) Security Cleared
7 16 (9.47%) CCDP
8 12 (7.10%) JNCIS
9 10 (5.92%) CCIP
10 9 (5.33%) SC Cleared
10 9 (5.33%) SCSA
10 9 (5.33%) Sun Certification
11 4 (2.37%) CCDA
12 3 (1.78%) CCSA
12 3 (1.78%) CCSE
13 2 (1.18%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.18%) CISSP
14 1 (0.59%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.37%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.59%) XenApp
4 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.59%) OPNET
Vendors
1 118 (69.82%) Cisco
2 55 (32.54%) F5
3 44 (26.04%) Juniper
4 30 (17.75%) Microsoft
4 30 (17.75%) HP
5 29 (17.16%) CheckPoint
6 19 (11.24%) VMware
7 12 (7.10%) Aruba
8 11 (6.51%) Veritas
8 11 (6.51%) Oracle
9 10 (5.92%) Blue Coat
10 9 (5.33%) Sun
11 8 (4.73%) Sybase
11 8 (4.73%) Huawei
11 8 (4.73%) Mitel
11 8 (4.73%) Fortinet
11 8 (4.73%) ProCurve
11 8 (4.73%) McAfee
12 7 (4.14%) Dell
13 6 (3.55%) Verint
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