The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 48 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 20 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.69% 5.15% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 5.41% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 14
Average salary £42,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
528 573 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 97.42% 95.18% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 438 491 475
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Network Engineer Salary Trend in Slough

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Engineer across the Slough region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Network Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 27 (87.10%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (83.87%) Cisco
3 18 (58.06%) WAN
4 17 (54.84%) CCNP
4 17 (54.84%) CCNA
5 15 (48.39%) VPN
5 15 (48.39%) Juniper
6 14 (45.16%) Firewall
7 13 (41.94%) Wireless
8 12 (38.71%) LAN
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (35.48%) Change Management
9 11 (35.48%) SSL
9 11 (35.48%) IPsec
9 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
9 11 (35.48%) OSPF
9 11 (35.48%) BGP
10 10 (32.26%) MPLS
10 10 (32.26%) Network Security
11 9 (29.03%) VoIP
12 8 (25.81%) Broadband
12 8 (25.81%) Avaya
12 8 (25.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (25.81%) Data Security
12 8 (25.81%) PCI DSS
12 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (25.81%) SolarWinds
12 8 (25.81%) JNCIA
12 8 (25.81%) ServiceNow

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) WAN
2 15 (48.39%) VPN
3 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 13 (41.94%) Wireless
5 12 (38.71%) LAN
5 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (38.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (35.48%) SSL
6 11 (35.48%) IPsec
6 11 (35.48%) OSPF
6 11 (35.48%) BGP
7 10 (32.26%) MPLS
7 10 (32.26%) Network Security
8 9 (29.03%) VoIP
9 8 (25.81%) Broadband
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (22.58%) Ethernet
11 3 (9.68%) WLAN
11 3 (9.68%) L2TP
12 2 (6.45%) 3G
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Change Management
2 8 (25.81%) Data Security
2 8 (25.81%) Network Management
2 8 (25.81%) Change Control
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) OpenUP
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (54.84%) CCNA
2 17 (54.84%) CCNP
3 8 (25.81%) JNCIA
4 7 (22.58%) CCSP
5 6 (19.35%) CCIE
6 2 (6.45%) CCSA
6 2 (6.45%) CCSE
7 1 (3.23%) RHCT
7 1 (3.23%) CCIP
7 1 (3.23%) CCDA
7 1 (3.23%) CCDP
7 1 (3.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (25.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) Juniper
3 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
4 8 (25.81%) SolarWinds
4 8 (25.81%) Avaya
4 8 (25.81%) ServiceNow
5 7 (22.58%) BT
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (9.68%) Nokia
8 3 (9.68%) F5
9 1 (3.23%) VMware
9 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.23%) Remedy
9 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
9 1 (3.23%) Nortel
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