Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 85 88
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 182 267 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.86% 3.07% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 3.21% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 179 213 290
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 6078 8309 10573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 6513 8406
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +8 88 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Bracknell +9 27 £45,000 -9.55% 2
Slough 0 20 £37,500 -11.76%
Newbury -15 7 £48,000 -4.00%
Windsor -3 3 £77,500 - 2
Wokingham - 3 £39,000 -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 162 (89.01%) Cisco
2 120 (65.93%) Firewall
3 113 (62.09%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (58.24%) CCNP
5 104 (57.14%) Juniper
6 67 (36.81%) Cisco ASA
7 63 (34.62%) MPLS
8 62 (34.07%) BGP
9 58 (31.87%) OSPF
10 53 (29.12%) WAN
11 45 (24.73%) Wireless
12 43 (23.63%) TCP/IP
12 43 (23.63%) F5
13 42 (23.08%) CheckPoint
14 40 (21.98%) Network Security
15 36 (19.78%) CCIE
16 35 (19.23%) Data Centre
17 31 (17.03%) CCNA
17 31 (17.03%) Network Monitoring
17 31 (17.03%) Palo Alto
18 30 (16.48%) HP
18 30 (16.48%) Brocade
19 29 (15.93%) Internet
20 27 (14.84%) VPN
20 27 (14.84%) ITIL
21 25 (13.74%) Windows
22 24 (13.19%) LAN
22 24 (13.19%) Incident Management
23 23 (12.64%) DNS
24 22 (12.09%) Cisco Nexus

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 2 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.65%) IaaS
3 2 (1.10%) Office 365
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (65.93%) Firewall
2 67 (36.81%) Cisco ASA
3 63 (34.62%) MPLS
4 62 (34.07%) BGP
5 58 (31.87%) OSPF
6 53 (29.12%) WAN
7 45 (24.73%) Wireless
8 43 (23.63%) TCP/IP
9 40 (21.98%) Network Security
10 29 (15.93%) Internet
11 27 (14.84%) VPN
12 24 (13.19%) LAN
13 23 (12.64%) DNS
14 22 (12.09%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (11.54%) EIGRP
16 19 (10.44%) tcpdump
16 19 (10.44%) Wireshark
17 17 (9.34%) IPsec
18 14 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
19 13 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (5.49%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Advertising
2 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Electronics
4 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.55%) .NET
1 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.55%) HTML
1 1 (0.55%) POSIX
1 1 (0.55%) RFC 2547
1 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.40%) Virtual Team
3 6 (3.30%) Clustering
3 6 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.20%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.10%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.55%) EPoS
7 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.74%) Windows
2 20 (10.99%) Linux
3 13 (7.14%) Unix
4 10 (5.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.20%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) CentOS
7 1 (0.55%) Solaris
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.03%) Network Monitoring
2 27 (14.84%) ITIL
3 24 (13.19%) Incident Management
4 16 (8.79%) Load Balancing
5 13 (7.14%) Network Design
5 13 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 8 (4.40%) Change Management
6 8 (4.40%) Network Management
6 8 (4.40%) Project Management
7 7 (3.85%) Proactive Management
8 6 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (2.75%) Data Management
9 5 (2.75%) High Availability
9 5 (2.75%) Network Architecture
9 5 (2.75%) Network Virtualisation
10 4 (2.20%) Creative Thinking
10 4 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.20%) Migration
10 4 (2.20%) Time Management
11 3 (1.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.40%) Perl
2 5 (2.75%) Python
2 5 (2.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (62.09%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (58.24%) CCNP
3 36 (19.78%) CCIE
4 31 (17.03%) CCNA
5 20 (10.99%) CCDP
6 18 (9.89%) Security Cleared
7 16 (8.79%) SC Cleared
8 15 (8.24%) JNCIA
9 13 (7.14%) CEH
9 13 (7.14%) CISSP
9 13 (7.14%) GIAC
9 13 (7.14%) JNCIS
9 13 (7.14%) SSCP
10 6 (3.30%) JNCIP
11 5 (2.75%) Degree
11 5 (2.75%) HND
12 4 (2.20%) CCSP
13 3 (1.65%) CWNA
13 3 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.14%) SLA
2 6 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.75%) FreeRADIUS
4 4 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.49%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.65%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.55%) Cacti
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.55%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) Puppet
4 1 (0.55%) SCCM
4 1 (0.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 162 (89.01%) Cisco
2 104 (57.14%) Juniper
3 43 (23.63%) F5
4 42 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 31 (17.03%) Palo Alto
6 30 (16.48%) Brocade
6 30 (16.48%) HP
7 18 (9.89%) Extreme Networks
7 18 (9.89%) Microsoft
8 17 (9.34%) NetScout
9 15 (8.24%) VMware
10 14 (7.69%) Dell
11 13 (7.14%) Fortinet
12 11 (6.04%) Aruba
13 8 (4.40%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.85%) Oracle
15 6 (3.30%) GENBAND
16 5 (2.75%) Arista
17 4 (2.20%) BT
18 3 (1.65%) Citrix