Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 89 84
Rank change year-on-year -52 -5 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 114 207 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.01% 3.16% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 3.32% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 91 202 211
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,000 £78,750
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 5,370 6,242 7,504
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 95.39% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,310 5,078 5,844
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -14 37 £36,500 -27.00% 10
Bracknell -12 27 £45,000 - 2
Maidenhead -19 15 £42,500 -39.29% 3
Slough -27 6 £43,750 +16.67% 3
Newbury -4 5 - - 1
Wokingham +9 1 £52,500 +28.05%
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 94 (82.46%) Cisco
2 63 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (52.63%) Firewall
4 46 (40.35%) CCNP
5 41 (35.96%) Network Security
6 28 (24.56%) CCNA
7 25 (21.93%) Juniper
7 25 (21.93%) CISSP
7 25 (21.93%) WAN
7 25 (21.93%) MPLS
8 21 (18.42%) BGP
9 19 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 19 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (15.79%) CEH
10 18 (15.79%) SSCP
10 18 (15.79%) GIAC
10 18 (15.79%) ITIL
10 18 (15.79%) CCDP
11 17 (14.91%) VoIP
11 17 (14.91%) Change Management
12 16 (14.04%) Telecoms
12 16 (14.04%) LAN
13 15 (13.16%) SNMP
13 15 (13.16%) OSPF
14 14 (12.28%) Aruba
14 14 (12.28%) Network Management
14 14 (12.28%) Palo Alto
15 13 (11.40%) F5
15 13 (11.40%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (11.40%) IPsec

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 (1.75%) Apache
1 2 (1.75%) IIS
1 2 (1.75%) nginx
1 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.88%) iPlanet
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.75%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (52.63%) Firewall
2 41 (35.96%) Network Security
3 25 (21.93%) MPLS
3 25 (21.93%) WAN
4 21 (18.42%) BGP
5 17 (14.91%) VoIP
6 16 (14.04%) LAN
7 15 (13.16%) OSPF
7 15 (13.16%) SNMP
8 13 (11.40%) Ethernet
8 13 (11.40%) IPsec
8 13 (11.40%) VPN
8 13 (11.40%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (10.53%) Internet
9 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
10 10 (8.77%) DSL
10 10 (8.77%) L2TP
10 10 (8.77%) PPP
10 10 (8.77%) X.21
10 10 (8.77%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.88%) DB2
2 1 (0.88%) Qlik Sense
General
1 16 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.02%) Marketing
3 6 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Finance
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) LDAP
2 1 (0.88%) Django
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) HTML5
2 1 (0.88%) OAuth
2 1 (0.88%) OpenID
2 1 (0.88%) SAML
2 1 (0.88%) Twisted
2 1 (0.88%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) Windows
3 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) Android
5 2 (1.75%) CentOS
5 2 (1.75%) Unix
5 2 (1.75%) VMS
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.88%) SUSE
6 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
1 19 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 18 (15.79%) ITIL
3 17 (14.91%) Change Management
4 14 (12.28%) Network Management
5 12 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (9.65%) Tech Ops
7 10 (8.77%) Incident Management
7 10 (8.77%) Information Security
7 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (8.77%) ITSM
7 10 (8.77%) Logistics
8 8 (7.02%) Service Management
9 7 (6.14%) Problem Management
9 7 (6.14%) Software Audit
9 7 (6.14%) Validation
10 6 (5.26%) Business Development
10 6 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (5.26%) Email Marketing
10 6 (5.26%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.51%) Python
2 3 (2.63%) Go
2 3 (2.63%) Ruby
2 3 (2.63%) SQL
3 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) C++
4 1 (0.88%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (40.35%) CCNP
3 28 (24.56%) CCNA
4 25 (21.93%) CISSP
5 18 (15.79%) CCDP
5 18 (15.79%) CEH
5 18 (15.79%) GIAC
5 18 (15.79%) SSCP
6 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
7 10 (8.77%) Degree
8 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
9 7 (6.14%) CCSP
10 6 (5.26%) NVQ Level 3
11 2 (1.75%) CCIE
11 2 (1.75%) CCSA
12 1 (0.88%) CCIP
12 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) Docker
3 3 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.75%) iptables
4 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.75%) Xen
5 1 (0.88%) NDS
5 1 (0.88%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (2.63%) Graphite
2 3 (2.63%) Nagios
3 2 (1.75%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.75%) Kibana
4 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.88%) Cacti
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.88%) Nessus
4 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (82.46%) Cisco
2 25 (21.93%) Juniper
3 14 (12.28%) Aruba
3 14 (12.28%) Palo Alto
4 13 (11.40%) CheckPoint
4 13 (11.40%) F5
4 13 (11.40%) HP
5 12 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 11 (9.65%) VMware
6 11 (9.65%) Zscaler
7 10 (8.77%) Riverbed
8 8 (7.02%) Fortinet
9 5 (4.39%) Meraki
9 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.51%) Google
10 4 (3.51%) Nokia
10 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.75%) EMC
11 2 (1.75%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.75%) SAP