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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 66 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 73 58 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.35% 2.30% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 2.49% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 66
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £51,250
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
2047 2327 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.03% 92.16% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1656 1726
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 138 (85.19%) Cisco
2 129 (79.63%) Firewall
3 110 (67.90%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (45.06%) F5
5 71 (43.83%) BGP
6 70 (43.21%) CCNP
6 70 (43.21%) TCP/IP
7 69 (42.59%) CCNA
8 66 (40.74%) OSPF
9 63 (38.89%) MPLS
10 59 (36.42%) LAN
11 55 (33.95%) CheckPoint
11 55 (33.95%) Telecoms
12 54 (33.33%) Juniper
12 54 (33.33%) VPN
13 47 (29.01%) Data Centre
14 46 (28.40%) WAN
15 42 (25.93%) Wireless
16 41 (25.31%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (22.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 36 (22.22%) Load Balancing
19 34 (20.99%) VLAN
19 34 (20.99%) DNS
20 33 (20.37%) EIGRP
20 33 (20.37%) Cisco IOS
21 30 (18.52%) VMware
21 30 (18.52%) HP
21 30 (18.52%) Broadband
22 29 (17.90%) Perl
22 29 (17.90%) ITIL

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (2.47%) CMS
2 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.62%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS Office
1 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 129 (79.63%) Firewall
2 71 (43.83%) BGP
3 70 (43.21%) TCP/IP
4 66 (40.74%) OSPF
5 63 (38.89%) MPLS
6 59 (36.42%) LAN
7 54 (33.33%) VPN
8 46 (28.40%) WAN
9 42 (25.93%) Wireless
10 41 (25.31%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (22.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 34 (20.99%) VLAN
12 34 (20.99%) DNS
13 33 (20.37%) Cisco IOS
13 33 (20.37%) EIGRP
14 30 (18.52%) Broadband
15 28 (17.28%) IPv4
16 26 (16.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 25 (15.43%) Junos
18 23 (14.20%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 55 (33.95%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.49%) Finance
3 9 (5.56%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.81%) CSS
2 3 (1.85%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.01%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.64%) Smartphone
4 10 (6.17%) Statistics
5 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.62%) Handset
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.26%) UNIX
2 8 (4.94%) Linux
3 4 (2.47%) Windows
4 2 (1.23%) Solaris
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 29 (17.90%) ITIL
3 21 (12.96%) Network Management
4 19 (11.73%) Network Design
5 15 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (9.26%) Change Management
6 13 (8.02%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (5.56%) Change Control
8 8 (4.94%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.47%) Project Management
9 4 (2.47%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.47%) Capacity Management
10 3 (1.85%) High Availability
10 3 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (1.85%) DDoS Mitigation
10 3 (1.85%) Test Management
10 3 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.85%) B2B
11 2 (1.23%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.90%) Perl
2 10 (6.17%) Python
3 8 (4.94%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.85%) SQL
5 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.62%) VBScript
5 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.62%) C#
5 1 (0.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 110 (67.90%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (43.21%) CCNP
3 69 (42.59%) CCNA
4 22 (13.58%) CCIE
5 21 (12.96%) Degree
5 21 (12.96%) SC Cleared
5 21 (12.96%) Security Cleared
6 18 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
7 14 (8.64%) CCSP
7 14 (8.64%) CCIP
8 10 (6.17%) CISSP
8 10 (6.17%) CCSA
8 10 (6.17%) CCSE
9 6 (3.70%) CCDP
10 5 (3.09%) JNCIA
10 5 (3.09%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.47%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.85%) Firmware
3 3 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.23%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 138 (85.19%) Cisco
2 73 (45.06%) F5
3 55 (33.95%) CheckPoint
4 54 (33.33%) Juniper
5 30 (18.52%) HP
5 30 (18.52%) VMware
6 22 (13.58%) Blue Coat
7 20 (12.35%) ProCurve
8 17 (10.49%) Fortinet
9 12 (7.41%) McAfee
10 9 (5.56%) Huawei
11 8 (4.94%) Aruba
11 8 (4.94%) Mitel
11 8 (4.94%) Dell
12 5 (3.09%) Microsoft
12 5 (3.09%) Verint
12 5 (3.09%) Meraki
13 4 (2.47%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (2.47%) Avaya
14 3 (1.85%) Nortel
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