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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Engineer
Rank 63 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 83 70 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.67% 2.96% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 3.20% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 60 52 79
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £56,000
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
2145 2185 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.74% 92.39% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1596 1751
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 133 (80.61%) Cisco
2 124 (75.15%) Firewall
3 111 (67.27%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (46.06%) CCNP
5 73 (44.24%) BGP
6 70 (42.42%) F5
7 69 (41.82%) TCP/IP
8 68 (41.21%) MPLS
9 67 (40.61%) OSPF
10 61 (36.97%) CCNA
11 58 (35.15%) LAN
12 55 (33.33%) Telecoms
13 50 (30.30%) Juniper
13 50 (30.30%) VPN
14 49 (29.70%) WAN
15 45 (27.27%) CheckPoint
16 39 (23.64%) Data Centre
17 37 (22.42%) Wireless
18 36 (21.82%) Load Balancing
19 35 (21.21%) EIGRP
20 33 (20.00%) DNS
20 33 (20.00%) VLAN
20 33 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
21 32 (19.39%) VoIP
22 31 (18.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 30 (18.18%) HP
24 29 (17.58%) VMware
24 29 (17.58%) Cisco IOS
25 28 (16.97%) IPv4
26 27 (16.36%) ITIL

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (4.24%) Lync
2 4 (2.42%) CMS
3 3 (1.82%) IIS
3 3 (1.82%) Apache
4 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 124 (75.15%) Firewall
2 73 (44.24%) BGP
3 69 (41.82%) TCP/IP
4 68 (41.21%) MPLS
5 67 (40.61%) OSPF
6 58 (35.15%) LAN
7 50 (30.30%) VPN
8 49 (29.70%) WAN
9 37 (22.42%) Wireless
10 35 (21.21%) EIGRP
11 33 (20.00%) VLAN
11 33 (20.00%) DNS
11 33 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (19.39%) VoIP
13 31 (18.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 29 (17.58%) Cisco IOS
15 28 (16.97%) IPv4
16 26 (15.76%) Broadband
17 25 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (14.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.82%) MySQL
General
1 55 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.45%) Finance
3 3 (1.82%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.21%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.73%) CSS
2 3 (1.82%) LAMP
3 2 (1.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.48%) Smartphone
4 10 (6.06%) Statistics
5 9 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.21%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.61%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.48%) UNIX
2 11 (6.67%) Linux
3 7 (4.24%) Windows
4 3 (1.82%) CentOS
4 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.82%) Load Balancing
2 27 (16.36%) ITIL
3 19 (11.52%) Network Management
4 15 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (7.88%) Network Design
6 12 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (6.06%) Change Control
8 8 (4.85%) Project Management
8 8 (4.85%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.24%) Change Management
9 7 (4.24%) Migration
10 6 (3.64%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.42%) Performance Management
11 4 (2.42%) Capacity Management
12 3 (1.82%) Network Architecture
12 3 (1.82%) Test Management
12 3 (1.82%) Security Management
12 3 (1.82%) B2B
12 3 (1.82%) Line Management
12 3 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.94%) Perl
2 8 (4.85%) Python
3 6 (3.64%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.64%) SQL
4 3 (1.82%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) Java
5 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (67.27%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (46.06%) CCNP
3 61 (36.97%) CCNA
4 25 (15.15%) Degree
5 20 (12.12%) CCIE
6 19 (11.52%) Security Cleared
7 17 (10.30%) SC Cleared
8 15 (9.09%) CCSP
9 14 (8.48%) Check Point Certification
10 13 (7.88%) CCIP
11 9 (5.45%) CCSA
11 9 (5.45%) CCSE
11 9 (5.45%) JNCIS
12 8 (4.85%) CCDP
12 8 (4.85%) CISSP
13 4 (2.42%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.42%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.82%) Firmware
4 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.21%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.21%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.21%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 133 (80.61%) Cisco
2 70 (42.42%) F5
3 50 (30.30%) Juniper
4 45 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 30 (18.18%) HP
6 29 (17.58%) VMware
7 17 (10.30%) ProCurve
8 16 (9.70%) Fortinet
9 15 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 14 (8.48%) Blue Coat
11 12 (7.27%) McAfee
12 9 (5.45%) Huawei
13 8 (4.85%) Mitel
13 8 (4.85%) Aruba
13 8 (4.85%) Dell
14 4 (2.42%) Nortel
14 4 (2.42%) Avaya
14 4 (2.42%) Verint
14 4 (2.42%) Aerohive Networks
15 3 (1.82%) WatchGuard
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