The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 56 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 152 210 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.50% 4.21% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 4.45% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 133 169 139
Median salary £49,000 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.83% +19.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £38,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 3208 4724 5222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.71% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2602 3865 3870
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 £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -20 54 £47,750 -13.18% 5
Slough +29 15 £50,000 -13.04%
Bracknell +8 15 £50,000 -
Wokingham +12 13 £37,000 -3.89% 2
Newbury +10 12 £55,000 +57.14%
Maidenhead -2 2 £40,625 -22.61%
Windsor -14 2 £77,500 +29.16%
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 228 (80.00%) Cisco
2 194 (68.07%) Cisco Certification
3 184 (64.56%) Firewall
4 157 (55.09%) CCNP
5 90 (31.58%) Juniper
6 89 (31.23%) Network Design
7 88 (30.88%) MPLS
8 82 (28.77%) VPN
9 80 (28.07%) CCNA
10 75 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
11 72 (25.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 67 (23.51%) Wireless
13 64 (22.46%) WAN
14 61 (21.40%) CCIE
14 61 (21.40%) LAN
14 61 (21.40%) F5
15 55 (19.30%) Data Centre
16 50 (17.54%) OSPF
17 45 (15.79%) BGP
17 45 (15.79%) ITIL
18 41 (14.39%) CheckPoint
19 38 (13.33%) Windows
19 38 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
20 36 (12.63%) TCP/IP
21 35 (12.28%) Network Security
22 32 (11.23%) Service Delivery
22 32 (11.23%) Palo Alto
23 31 (10.88%) CCIP
24 30 (10.53%) DNS
25 28 (9.82%) CCSP

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 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (1.40%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.05%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.70%) Apache
3 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.70%) IIS
3 2 (0.70%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.05%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.21%) SaaS
2 9 (3.16%) Office 365
3 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.70%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 184 (64.56%) Firewall
2 88 (30.88%) MPLS
3 82 (28.77%) VPN
4 75 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
5 72 (25.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 67 (23.51%) Wireless
7 64 (22.46%) WAN
8 61 (21.40%) LAN
9 50 (17.54%) OSPF
10 45 (15.79%) BGP
11 36 (12.63%) TCP/IP
12 35 (12.28%) Network Security
13 30 (10.53%) DNS
14 26 (9.12%) Cisco IOS
14 26 (9.12%) Cisco PIX
15 24 (8.42%) DHCP
15 24 (8.42%) SAN
16 23 (8.07%) EIGRP
16 23 (8.07%) IPsec
17 20 (7.02%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.70%) MySQL
2 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.35%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (9.47%) Telecoms
2 22 (7.72%) Finance
3 8 (2.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.40%) Marketing
5 2 (0.70%) Legal
5 2 (0.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.70%) CSS
2 2 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (0.70%) Kafka
2 2 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (0.70%) WAP
3 1 (0.35%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.81%) PKI
3 4 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (1.40%) e-Health
3 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.05%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.70%) Social Network
5 2 (0.70%) User Experience
6 1 (0.35%) Clustering
6 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.33%) Windows
2 22 (7.72%) Linux
3 17 (5.96%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.91%) Unix
5 11 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.70%) CatOS
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (31.23%) Network Design
2 45 (15.79%) ITIL
3 38 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 32 (11.23%) Service Delivery
5 28 (9.82%) Network Management
6 23 (8.07%) Network Architecture
6 23 (8.07%) Presales
7 21 (7.37%) Network Planning
8 18 (6.32%) Load Balancing
9 15 (5.26%) Service Management
10 13 (4.56%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (4.21%) Change Management
11 12 (4.21%) Line Management
12 11 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (3.86%) High Availability
13 10 (3.51%) Change Control
13 10 (3.51%) Validation
14 8 (2.81%) Business Continuity
15 7 (2.46%) Migration
16 6 (2.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.11%) Python
2 3 (1.05%) Tcl
3 2 (0.70%) Perl
3 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.35%) C
4 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 194 (68.07%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (55.09%) CCNP
3 80 (28.07%) CCNA
4 61 (21.40%) CCIE
5 31 (10.88%) CCIP
6 28 (9.82%) CCSP
7 22 (7.72%) Security Cleared
8 18 (6.32%) SC Cleared
9 16 (5.61%) CCDP
9 16 (5.61%) JNCIA
10 15 (5.26%) Degree
11 14 (4.91%) JNCIP
12 12 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (3.51%) JNCIE
14 9 (3.16%) CCSA
14 9 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (2.11%) DV Cleared
15 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (1.75%) MCSA
16 5 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) SLA
2 4 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (8.07%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.61%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.70%) Docker
4 2 (0.70%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (0.70%) Varnish
4 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) Firmware
5 1 (0.35%) NFS
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (3.51%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.05%) Kibana
3 2 (0.70%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.70%) logstash
3 2 (0.70%) Puppet
3 2 (0.70%) SCCM
3 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.35%) Grafana
4 1 (0.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 228 (80.00%) Cisco
2 90 (31.58%) Juniper
3 61 (21.40%) F5
4 41 (14.39%) CheckPoint
5 32 (11.23%) Palo Alto
6 20 (7.02%) HP
6 20 (7.02%) Microsoft
7 18 (6.32%) VMware
8 17 (5.96%) Fortinet
9 10 (3.51%) GENBAND
9 10 (3.51%) Mitel
9 10 (3.51%) Oracle
10 9 (3.16%) Blue Coat
10 9 (3.16%) Citrix
11 6 (2.11%) Brocade
11 6 (2.11%) Nokia
11 6 (2.11%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.75%) Aruba
12 5 (1.75%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.40%) Dell
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