The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 69 84
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 157 162 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.73% 3.62% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 3.75% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 136 123 117
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3150 4317 4928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.97% 96.51% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2538 3485 3715
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 89 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Slough +1 7 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Wokingham - 7 £38,000 - 1
Bracknell +3 5 £60,000 +21.21% 2
Windsor -8 4 £77,500 +3.33%
Newbury -7 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Maidenhead +1 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 251 (82.84%) Cisco
2 209 (68.98%) Cisco Certification
3 185 (61.06%) Firewall
4 172 (56.77%) CCNP
5 126 (41.58%) Juniper
6 104 (34.32%) MPLS
7 93 (30.69%) Cisco ASA
8 83 (27.39%) F5
9 80 (26.40%) VPN
10 76 (25.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 72 (23.76%) OSPF
11 72 (23.76%) BGP
12 66 (21.78%) WAN
13 65 (21.45%) Palo Alto
14 64 (21.12%) Wireless
15 62 (20.46%) CCNA
16 59 (19.47%) Cisco PIX
17 56 (18.48%) CCIE
18 50 (16.50%) Data Centre
19 48 (15.84%) Network Design
20 43 (14.19%) ITIL
21 40 (13.20%) LAN
22 38 (12.54%) IPsec
23 37 (12.21%) DNS
24 36 (11.88%) TCP/IP
24 36 (11.88%) Network Security
25 35 (11.55%) Security Cleared
25 35 (11.55%) DHCP
26 34 (11.22%) CheckPoint
27 32 (10.56%) Windows

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 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.99%) Apache
2 3 (0.99%) Apache Solr
2 3 (0.99%) IIS
2 3 (0.99%) nginx
3 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.98%) Office 365
2 6 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.99%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.66%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 185 (61.06%) Firewall
2 104 (34.32%) MPLS
3 93 (30.69%) Cisco ASA
4 80 (26.40%) VPN
5 76 (25.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 72 (23.76%) BGP
6 72 (23.76%) OSPF
7 66 (21.78%) WAN
8 64 (21.12%) Wireless
9 59 (19.47%) Cisco PIX
10 40 (13.20%) LAN
11 38 (12.54%) IPsec
12 37 (12.21%) DNS
13 36 (11.88%) Network Security
13 36 (11.88%) TCP/IP
14 35 (11.55%) DHCP
15 25 (8.25%) EIGRP
16 22 (7.26%) VoIP
17 20 (6.60%) Broadband
17 20 (6.60%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.32%) Big Data
1 4 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
2 3 (0.99%) MySQL
2 3 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.33%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (6.93%) Telecoms
2 8 (2.64%) Finance
3 5 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.99%) Electronics
4 3 (0.99%) Marketing
5 2 (0.66%) Legal
5 2 (0.66%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.31%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.99%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (0.99%) Kafka
2 3 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.66%) WAP
4 1 (0.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (1.32%) PKI
3 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
4 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.56%) Windows
2 20 (6.60%) Linux
3 18 (5.94%) Unix
4 13 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.84%) Network Design
2 43 (14.19%) ITIL
3 24 (7.92%) Service Delivery
4 23 (7.59%) Load Balancing
5 21 (6.93%) Customer Requirements
6 17 (5.61%) Network Management
7 15 (4.95%) Line Management
8 13 (4.29%) Presales
8 13 (4.29%) Project Management
8 13 (4.29%) Service Management
9 12 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (2.64%) Change Management
11 8 (2.64%) Incident Management
12 7 (2.31%) Migration
12 7 (2.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (1.98%) High Availability
14 5 (1.65%) Analytics
14 5 (1.65%) Data Analytics
14 5 (1.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.62%) Python
2 11 (3.63%) Perl
3 8 (2.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.33%) C
5 1 (0.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 209 (68.98%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (56.77%) CCNP
3 62 (20.46%) CCNA
4 56 (18.48%) CCIE
5 35 (11.55%) Security Cleared
6 27 (8.91%) SC Cleared
7 21 (6.93%) JNCIA
8 15 (4.95%) CCDP
8 15 (4.95%) CCSP
8 15 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (4.62%) JNCIS
10 13 (4.29%) Degree
10 13 (4.29%) JNCIP
11 12 (3.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (3.63%) CCIP
13 10 (3.30%) CCDA
13 10 (3.30%) JNCIE
14 6 (1.98%) CCVP
15 4 (1.32%) CCDE
15 4 (1.32%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.30%) Hyper-V
2 10 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.99%) Docker
3 3 (0.99%) Varnish
4 2 (0.66%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.33%) Firmware
5 1 (0.33%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (5.61%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.32%) Kibana
4 3 (0.99%) HAProxy
4 3 (0.99%) logstash
4 3 (0.99%) Puppet
4 3 (0.99%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.66%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.33%) Ansible
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.33%) Grafana
6 1 (0.33%) Graphite
6 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 251 (82.84%) Cisco
2 126 (41.58%) Juniper
3 83 (27.39%) F5
4 65 (21.45%) Palo Alto
5 34 (11.22%) CheckPoint
6 28 (9.24%) VMware
7 24 (7.92%) HP
8 19 (6.27%) Fortinet
9 16 (5.28%) Microsoft
10 13 (4.29%) Aruba
11 12 (3.96%) Extreme Networks
12 11 (3.63%) Blue Coat
12 11 (3.63%) Dell
13 9 (2.97%) Riverbed
13 9 (2.97%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.64%) GENBAND
14 8 (2.64%) Oracle
15 7 (2.31%) Brocade
16 5 (1.65%) Forcepoint
16 5 (1.65%) NetScout
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
University of Surrey
Salary: £31,076 to £38,183
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