Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 95 94
Rank change year-on-year -43 -1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 124 188 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.01% 2.99% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 3.13% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 98 183 205
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,775 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £70,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 5,868 6,005 8,235
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 95.58% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,725 4,824 6,463
Berkshire median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.37% -5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £28,850 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -42 40 £42,500 -22.73% 8
Maidenhead - 23 £42,500 - 1
Bracknell -17 21 £45,000 - 2
Slough -14 14 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Newbury +15 5 £37,500 -21.88%
Wokingham +11 2 £53,750 +37.82%
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 97 (78.23%) Cisco
2 67 (54.03%) Firewall
3 57 (45.97%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (40.32%) CCNP
5 32 (25.81%) Network Security
6 30 (24.19%) Juniper
7 29 (23.39%) CCNA
7 29 (23.39%) BGP
8 28 (22.58%) WAN
8 28 (22.58%) SolarWinds
9 27 (21.77%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (20.97%) LAN
10 26 (20.97%) CheckPoint
11 25 (20.16%) MPLS
12 24 (19.35%) OSPF
12 24 (19.35%) VoIP
13 23 (18.55%) HP
13 23 (18.55%) Aruba
13 23 (18.55%) Zscaler
14 21 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (16.94%) Internet
14 21 (16.94%) VPN
15 20 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (15.32%) F5
16 19 (15.32%) Logistics
17 18 (14.52%) Incident Management
17 18 (14.52%) Riverbed
17 18 (14.52%) Cisco IPCC
18 17 (13.71%) Wireless
19 16 (12.90%) DNS

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 4 (3.23%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.61%) Apache
2 2 (1.61%) IIS
2 2 (1.61%) nginx
3 1 (0.81%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.23%) Akamai
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.61%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (54.03%) Firewall
2 32 (25.81%) Network Security
3 29 (23.39%) BGP
4 28 (22.58%) WAN
5 27 (21.77%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (20.97%) LAN
7 25 (20.16%) MPLS
8 24 (19.35%) OSPF
8 24 (19.35%) VoIP
9 21 (16.94%) Internet
9 21 (16.94%) VPN
10 20 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (13.71%) Wireless
12 16 (12.90%) DNS
13 14 (11.29%) IPsec
14 12 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (9.68%) EIGRP
14 12 (9.68%) NetScaler
14 12 (9.68%) TCP/IP
15 11 (8.87%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.81%) DB2
2 1 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (10.48%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.45%) Marketing
2 8 (6.45%) Retail
3 3 (2.42%) Finance
4 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) CSS
2 3 (2.42%) LDAP
3 2 (1.61%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.81%) OAuth
4 1 (0.81%) OpenID
4 1 (0.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.87%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Linux
2 6 (4.84%) Windows
3 4 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.61%) CentOS
5 2 (1.61%) Unix
5 2 (1.61%) VMS
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) Solaris
6 1 (0.81%) SUSE
6 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (15.32%) Logistics
3 18 (14.52%) Incident Management
4 16 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (11.29%) Security Architecture
6 13 (10.48%) Problem Management
7 12 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
7 12 (9.68%) Service Management
8 11 (8.87%) Presales
9 9 (7.26%) Network Design
9 9 (7.26%) Network Management
10 8 (6.45%) ITIL
11 7 (5.65%) Change Management
12 6 (4.84%) Business Development
12 6 (4.84%) Email Marketing
12 6 (4.84%) Mathematics
13 5 (4.03%) ITSM
13 5 (4.03%) Migration
13 5 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.42%) Python
1 3 (2.42%) SQL
2 2 (1.61%) Go
2 2 (1.61%) Ruby
3 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (45.97%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (40.32%) CCNP
3 29 (23.39%) CCNA
4 15 (12.10%) CISSP
5 14 (11.29%) CCDP
6 13 (10.48%) CEH
6 13 (10.48%) GIAC
6 13 (10.48%) SSCP
7 11 (8.87%) Security Cleared
8 9 (7.26%) Degree
8 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
9 8 (6.45%) CCSP
10 6 (4.84%) CCVP
10 6 (4.84%) NVQ Level 3
11 4 (3.23%) CCSA
12 3 (2.42%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.61%) CCIE
13 2 (1.61%) CCSE
13 2 (1.61%) CWNA
13 2 (1.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.42%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.61%) Docker
3 2 (1.61%) Firmware
3 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.61%) iptables
3 2 (1.61%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.61%) Xen
4 1 (0.81%) NDS
4 1 (0.81%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.81%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (14.52%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (3.23%) Cisco CME
2 4 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.42%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.42%) Graphite
3 3 (2.42%) Nagios
3 3 (2.42%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.61%) Kibana
5 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.81%) Cacti
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.81%) Nessus
5 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
5 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 97 (78.23%) Cisco
2 30 (24.19%) Juniper
3 28 (22.58%) SolarWinds
4 26 (20.97%) CheckPoint
5 23 (18.55%) Aruba
5 23 (18.55%) HP
5 23 (18.55%) Zscaler
6 19 (15.32%) F5
7 18 (14.52%) Riverbed
8 15 (12.10%) Palo Alto
9 12 (9.68%) Fortinet
10 9 (7.26%) Meraki
10 9 (7.26%) VMware
11 5 (4.03%) Blue Coat
11 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
12 4 (3.23%) Citrix
12 4 (3.23%) Nokia
12 4 (3.23%) Prolexic
12 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.42%) Google