Period
to 16 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £54,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 123 63
Rank change year-on-year -14 -60 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 113 157 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.93% 2.31% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 2.40% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 94 129 275
Berkshire median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.91% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,800 £35,000 £38,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 5,578 6,543 6,382
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 96.22% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4,604 5,282 5,152
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019. 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 -11 39 £40,000 -15.79% 6
Maidenhead +11 15 £54,000 -6.09%
Slough -1 7 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Bracknell -7 7 £45,000 -27.13% 5
Newbury +5 6 £27,000 -48.08% 7
Ascot - 1 £24,000 - 1
Windsor - 1 £55,000 -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 86 (76.11%) Cisco
2 81 (71.68%) Firewall
3 67 (59.29%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (53.10%) Network Security
5 54 (47.79%) Juniper
6 40 (35.40%) VPN
7 39 (34.51%) CCNP
8 36 (31.86%) Change Management
8 36 (31.86%) Palo Alto
9 35 (30.97%) WAN
10 32 (28.32%) F5
11 31 (27.43%) Wireless
12 30 (26.55%) ITIL
12 30 (26.55%) MPLS
12 30 (26.55%) BGP
13 29 (25.66%) Data Centre
14 25 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (20.35%) Management Information System
15 23 (20.35%) Information Security
16 22 (19.47%) Validation
16 22 (19.47%) CISSP
16 22 (19.47%) SSL
17 21 (18.58%) CCSP
17 21 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 21 (18.58%) Software Audit
18 20 (17.70%) LAN
19 18 (15.93%) CCIE
19 18 (15.93%) TCP/IP
19 18 (15.93%) CCNA
19 18 (15.93%) CheckPoint

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:

Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.08%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (71.68%) Firewall
2 60 (53.10%) Network Security
3 40 (35.40%) VPN
4 35 (30.97%) WAN
5 31 (27.43%) Wireless
6 30 (26.55%) BGP
6 30 (26.55%) MPLS
7 25 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (19.47%) SSL
9 20 (17.70%) LAN
10 18 (15.93%) TCP/IP
11 16 (14.16%) Internet
11 16 (14.16%) OSPF
12 15 (13.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (13.27%) DNS
12 15 (13.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (12.39%) SNMP
13 14 (12.39%) VoIP
14 13 (11.50%) DHCP
14 13 (11.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (3.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (11.50%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.85%) Retail
3 9 (7.96%) Finance
4 7 (6.19%) Legal
5 6 (5.31%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.42%) Banking
7 3 (2.65%) Advertising
8 2 (1.77%) Electronics
8 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.77%) Marketing
9 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.66%) Data Centre
2 23 (20.35%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.08%) Replication
3 8 (7.08%) Virtual Team
4 7 (6.19%) Public Cloud
5 6 (5.31%) NHS
6 4 (3.54%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.54%) IVR
7 3 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.62%) Linux
2 6 (5.31%) Windows
3 4 (3.54%) CentOS
3 4 (3.54%) Unix
3 4 (3.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.86%) Change Management
2 30 (26.55%) ITIL
3 23 (20.35%) Information Security
4 22 (19.47%) Validation
5 21 (18.58%) Software Audit
6 16 (14.16%) Load Balancing
7 14 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (11.50%) Network Design
9 11 (9.73%) Network Management
9 11 (9.73%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (7.96%) SIEM
11 8 (7.08%) Project Management
11 8 (7.08%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.19%) Analytics
12 7 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (6.19%) Critical Thinking
12 7 (6.19%) Presales
12 7 (6.19%) Web Analytics
13 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 6 (5.31%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.77%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (59.29%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (34.51%) CCNP
3 22 (19.47%) CISSP
4 21 (18.58%) CCSP
5 18 (15.93%) CCIE
5 18 (15.93%) CCNA
6 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared
7 10 (8.85%) Degree
7 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
8 9 (7.96%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (7.96%) JNCIP
9 7 (6.19%) JNCIA
9 7 (6.19%) JNCIE
10 6 (5.31%) CCSE
11 4 (3.54%) JNCIS
12 3 (2.65%) CCDP
13 1 (0.88%) CEH
13 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.88%) GIAC
13 1 (0.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) GDPR
1 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) COBIT
2 1 (0.88%) GPG13
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) iptables
2 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Cacti
1 4 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (3.54%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (3.54%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (3.54%) Nagios
1 4 (3.54%) Puppet
1 4 (3.54%) vCenter Server
1 4 (3.54%) vMotion
2 1 (0.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 86 (76.11%) Cisco
2 54 (47.79%) Juniper
3 36 (31.86%) Palo Alto
4 32 (28.32%) F5
5 18 (15.93%) CheckPoint
6 14 (12.39%) Blue Coat
7 11 (9.73%) SolarWinds
8 9 (7.96%) Forcepoint
8 9 (7.96%) VMware
9 8 (7.08%) ArcSight
9 8 (7.08%) LogRhythm
10 7 (6.19%) HP
11 6 (5.31%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.31%) Riverbed
12 5 (4.42%) Aruba
13 4 (3.54%) Brocade
13 4 (3.54%) Dell
13 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
13 4 (3.54%) ServiceNow
14 3 (2.65%) McAfee