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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 74 72 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 75 70 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.08% 2.99% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 3.22% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 59 58 107
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £51,000
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
2247 2174 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.36% 92.87% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1637 1586
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
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 27 March 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 123 (66.13%) Cisco
2 103 (55.38%) Cisco Certification
3 96 (51.61%) Firewall
4 89 (47.85%) CCNP
5 65 (34.95%) Telecoms
6 64 (34.41%) BGP
7 61 (32.80%) OSPF
8 59 (31.72%) F5
9 54 (29.03%) Juniper
9 54 (29.03%) TCP/IP
10 53 (28.49%) VPN
11 52 (27.96%) Network Security
12 48 (25.81%) MPLS
13 45 (24.19%) VoIP
14 43 (23.12%) WAN
14 43 (23.12%) EIGRP
15 41 (22.04%) CCNA
15 41 (22.04%) LAN
16 37 (19.89%) Wireless
17 35 (18.82%) Degree
18 31 (16.67%) DNS
18 31 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 29 (15.59%) SSL
19 29 (15.59%) HP
20 28 (15.05%) CheckPoint
21 25 (13.44%) ATM
22 24 (12.90%) Project Management
22 24 (12.90%) Problem Management
23 23 (12.37%) Cisco ASA
23 23 (12.37%) Cisco Nexus

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (4.84%) Lync
2 4 (2.15%) CMS
3 3 (1.61%) IIS
3 3 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.68%) MS Office
3 9 (4.84%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 96 (51.61%) Firewall
2 64 (34.41%) BGP
3 61 (32.80%) OSPF
4 54 (29.03%) TCP/IP
5 53 (28.49%) VPN
6 52 (27.96%) Network Security
7 48 (25.81%) MPLS
8 45 (24.19%) VoIP
9 43 (23.12%) WAN
9 43 (23.12%) EIGRP
10 41 (22.04%) LAN
11 37 (19.89%) Wireless
12 31 (16.67%) DNS
13 29 (15.59%) SSL
14 25 (13.44%) ATM
15 23 (12.37%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (12.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 21 (11.29%) VLAN
16 21 (11.29%) IPsec
17 19 (10.22%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 65 (34.95%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.76%) Marketing
3 4 (2.15%) French Language
4 2 (1.08%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.08%) Finance
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.15%) CSS
2 3 (1.61%) LAMP
3 1 (0.54%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.15%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (2.15%) DTV
3 4 (2.15%) IPTV
3 4 (2.15%) Statistics
4 2 (1.08%) FMCG
5 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.83%) UNIX
2 18 (9.68%) Linux
3 12 (6.45%) Windows
4 11 (5.91%) Solaris
5 5 (2.69%) Windows 2000
5 5 (2.69%) Windows NT
6 3 (1.61%) CentOS
6 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.90%) Project Management
1 24 (12.90%) Problem Management
2 19 (10.22%) Network Design
3 18 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 16 (8.60%) ITIL
5 14 (7.53%) Network Planning
5 14 (7.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (5.91%) Mentoring
7 8 (4.30%) Line Management
8 7 (3.76%) Migration
9 6 (3.23%) Change Control
10 5 (2.69%) Network Architecture
10 5 (2.69%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.69%) Change Management
11 4 (2.15%) Performance Management
12 3 (1.61%) Network Management
12 3 (1.61%) Security Management
13 2 (1.08%) Configuration Management
13 2 (1.08%) Service Management
13 2 (1.08%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.53%) SQL
2 3 (1.61%) PHP
3 1 (0.54%) Perl
3 1 (0.54%) Python
3 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (55.38%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (47.85%) CCNP
3 41 (22.04%) CCNA
4 35 (18.82%) Degree
5 19 (10.22%) CCDP
6 17 (9.14%) Security Cleared
7 16 (8.60%) CCIE
7 16 (8.60%) CCSP
8 13 (6.99%) JNCIS
9 9 (4.84%) Sun Certification
9 9 (4.84%) SC Cleared
9 9 (4.84%) SCSA
10 8 (4.30%) CCDA
10 8 (4.30%) CCIP
11 6 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.08%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.54%) CCSE
13 1 (0.54%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.61%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.54%) OPNET
Vendors
1 123 (66.13%) Cisco
2 59 (31.72%) F5
3 54 (29.03%) Juniper
4 31 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 29 (15.59%) HP
6 28 (15.05%) CheckPoint
7 16 (8.60%) VMware
8 15 (8.06%) Aruba
9 11 (5.91%) Veritas
9 11 (5.91%) Oracle
10 10 (5.38%) Blue Coat
11 9 (4.84%) Sybase
11 9 (4.84%) Sun
12 8 (4.30%) McAfee
12 8 (4.30%) Mitel
12 8 (4.30%) Fortinet
12 8 (4.30%) ProCurve
13 6 (3.23%) Verint
14 5 (2.69%) Huawei
14 5 (2.69%) NetScout
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