Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 82 63
Rank change year-on-year -11 -19 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 204 249 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.02% 3.24% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 3.40% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 196 225 352
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £77,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,448 7,327 10,544
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.43% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5,245 5,748 8,623
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Berkshire

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Berkshire

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Berkshire

Network Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -20 64 £47,500 -13.64% 7
Bracknell +4 35 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Slough +10 22 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Maidenhead +11 17 £70,000 +64.71% 1
Newbury -19 15 £50,000 -9.09%
Wokingham -5 5 £41,000 +9.33%
Network Engineer
South East

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 179 (87.75%) Cisco
2 144 (70.59%) Firewall
3 99 (48.53%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (46.08%) Juniper
5 80 (39.22%) CCNP
6 61 (29.90%) WAN
6 61 (29.90%) Wireless
7 60 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 57 (27.94%) Internet
9 53 (25.98%) MPLS
9 53 (25.98%) TCP/IP
10 52 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
11 50 (24.51%) CheckPoint
12 48 (23.53%) LAN
13 45 (22.06%) OSPF
14 44 (21.57%) HP
15 42 (20.59%) DNS
15 42 (20.59%) F5
16 41 (20.10%) Brocade
17 39 (19.12%) ITIL
17 39 (19.12%) BGP
17 39 (19.12%) Palo Alto
18 38 (18.63%) CCNA
18 38 (18.63%) Network Security
19 37 (18.14%) VPN
20 35 (17.16%) Cisco Nexus
21 23 (11.27%) IPsec
21 23 (11.27%) Microsoft
21 23 (11.27%) CCIE
21 23 (11.27%) Security Cleared

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.45%) IIS
2 3 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (5.39%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (5.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.96%) Akamai
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 144 (70.59%) Firewall
2 61 (29.90%) WAN
2 61 (29.90%) Wireless
3 57 (27.94%) Internet
4 53 (25.98%) MPLS
4 53 (25.98%) TCP/IP
5 52 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
6 48 (23.53%) LAN
7 45 (22.06%) OSPF
8 42 (20.59%) DNS
9 39 (19.12%) BGP
10 38 (18.63%) Network Security
11 37 (18.14%) VPN
12 35 (17.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (11.27%) IPsec
14 22 (10.78%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (10.78%) DHCP
15 18 (8.82%) WLAN
16 17 (8.33%) SNMP
17 15 (7.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (8.33%) Retail
2 10 (4.90%) Advertising
3 9 (4.41%) Finance
4 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Electronics
6 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.96%) CSS
2 3 (1.47%) POSIX
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.49%) HTML
3 1 (0.49%) Web Services
3 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.94%) Clustering
5 5 (2.45%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.98%) Cyberattack
7 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.49%) EPoS
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.80%) Windows
2 14 (6.86%) Linux
3 9 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.92%) Unix
5 4 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.98%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.12%) ITIL
2 22 (10.78%) Change Management
2 22 (10.78%) Network Monitoring
3 19 (9.31%) Security Architecture
4 16 (7.84%) Network Management
4 16 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (7.35%) Migration
6 13 (6.37%) Incident Management
6 13 (6.37%) Load Balancing
7 10 (4.90%) Network Design
7 10 (4.90%) Network Virtualisation
8 9 (4.41%) Proactive Management
9 7 (3.43%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (3.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.94%) ITSM
10 6 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (2.45%) Data Management
11 5 (2.45%) Project Management
12 4 (1.96%) Service Delivery
13 3 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.43%) Perl
2 6 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 6 (2.94%) Python
3 3 (1.47%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.47%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (48.53%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (39.22%) CCNP
3 38 (18.63%) CCNA
4 23 (11.27%) CCIE
4 23 (11.27%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.31%) CCDP
5 19 (9.31%) CEH
5 19 (9.31%) CISSP
5 19 (9.31%) GIAC
5 19 (9.31%) SC Cleared
5 19 (9.31%) SSCP
6 12 (5.88%) JNCIA
7 6 (2.94%) HND
7 6 (2.94%) JNCIS
8 5 (2.45%) Degree
8 5 (2.45%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.96%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 4 (1.96%) CCIE Security
10 3 (1.47%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.78%) SLA
2 5 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.88%) FreeRADIUS
2 12 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.45%) vSphere
4 4 (1.96%) NFS
4 4 (1.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (2.94%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.45%) Puppet
4 4 (1.96%) Cisco CME
5 3 (1.47%) Ansible
5 3 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.47%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.98%) Cacti
6 2 (0.98%) Nagios
6 2 (0.98%) SCCM
7 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 179 (87.75%) Cisco
2 94 (46.08%) Juniper
3 50 (24.51%) CheckPoint
4 44 (21.57%) HP
5 42 (20.59%) F5
6 41 (20.10%) Brocade
7 39 (19.12%) Palo Alto
8 23 (11.27%) Microsoft
9 18 (8.82%) Dell
9 18 (8.82%) VMware
10 16 (7.84%) Fortinet
11 11 (5.39%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.90%) Aruba
12 10 (4.90%) Extreme Networks
13 8 (3.92%) Citrix
14 7 (3.43%) Arista
14 7 (3.43%) NetScout
15 6 (2.94%) Infoblox
16 5 (2.45%) Blue Coat
16 5 (2.45%) Meraki