The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support Engineer
Rank 113 139 138
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 24 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.26% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 3
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,750 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+15.10% +2.96%
Network Support 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
1804 2357 2288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.90% 95.27% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1616 1681
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Network Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Network Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Network Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Network Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 49 (83.05%) Firewall
2 42 (71.19%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (71.19%) Cisco
3 39 (66.10%) CheckPoint
4 36 (61.02%) CCNP
5 27 (45.76%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (45.76%) Finance
6 26 (44.07%) F5
7 25 (42.37%) CCIE
8 23 (38.98%) Data Centre
9 22 (37.29%) Wireless
9 22 (37.29%) Juniper
10 21 (35.59%) Citrix
10 21 (35.59%) Unix
11 20 (33.90%) MPLS
12 19 (32.20%) OSPF
12 19 (32.20%) BGP
12 19 (32.20%) WAN
12 19 (32.20%) Network Monitoring
13 18 (30.51%) VPN
14 17 (28.81%) BIG-IP
14 17 (28.81%) NetScout
14 17 (28.81%) Wireshark
14 17 (28.81%) tcpdump
14 17 (28.81%) CCSP
14 17 (28.81%) Windows
14 17 (28.81%) Linux
14 17 (28.81%) CCIP
14 17 (28.81%) CCNA
15 15 (25.42%) SAN

Network Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Network Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 49 (83.05%) Firewall
2 27 (45.76%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (37.29%) Wireless
4 20 (33.90%) MPLS
5 19 (32.20%) BGP
5 19 (32.20%) OSPF
5 19 (32.20%) WAN
6 18 (30.51%) VPN
7 17 (28.81%) BIG-IP
7 17 (28.81%) tcpdump
7 17 (28.81%) Wireshark
8 15 (25.42%) SAN
9 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (13.56%) Network Security
10 6 (10.17%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (10.17%) DNS
10 6 (10.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (6.78%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (5.08%) PPP
12 3 (5.08%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
General
1 27 (45.76%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) French Language
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) German Language
5 2 (3.39%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.69%) Mandarin Language
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Unix
2 17 (28.81%) Linux
2 17 (28.81%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) HPUX
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.69%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (25.42%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Network Architecture
2 15 (25.42%) Network Design
2 15 (25.42%) Network Planning
3 14 (23.73%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.08%) Presales
6 2 (3.39%) Network Management
6 2 (3.39%) Project Management
6 2 (3.39%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Validation
7 1 (1.69%) SIEM
7 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Perl
1 2 (3.39%) Python
1 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (71.19%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (61.02%) CCNP
3 25 (42.37%) CCIE
4 17 (28.81%) CCIP
4 17 (28.81%) CCNA
4 17 (28.81%) CCSP
5 15 (25.42%) CCSA
6 6 (10.17%) CCSE
7 4 (6.78%) Degree
8 2 (3.39%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 42 (71.19%) Cisco
2 39 (66.10%) CheckPoint
3 26 (44.07%) F5
4 22 (37.29%) Juniper
5 21 (35.59%) Citrix
6 17 (28.81%) NetScout
7 9 (15.25%) VMware
8 3 (5.08%) HP
8 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle
8 3 (5.08%) Sybase
9 1 (1.69%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.69%) CA
9 1 (1.69%) EMC
9 1 (1.69%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.69%) Sun
9 1 (1.69%) Veritas
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