Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 57 53
Rank change year-on-year -42 -4 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 199 305 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.86% 4.55% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 4.75% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 181 283 326
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,500 £35,625
90th Percentile £72,000 £64,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% -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 6,680 6,423 9,175
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.84% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5,410 5,217 7,488
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,213
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018. 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 -55 46 £46,250 -11.90% 5
Maidenhead -1 41 £65,000 +42.47% 3
Bracknell 0 25 £50,000 -
Slough +8 20 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Newbury -26 12 £52,000 -5.45% 2
Wokingham -24 5 £41,000 +9.33%
Thatcham - 1 £30,000 -
Network Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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.

1 177 (88.94%) Cisco
2 140 (70.35%) Firewall
3 91 (45.73%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (33.17%) CheckPoint
5 65 (32.66%) CCNP
5 65 (32.66%) Cisco ASA
6 63 (31.66%) LAN
7 55 (27.64%) Juniper
8 53 (26.63%) WAN
8 53 (26.63%) Data Centre
9 49 (24.62%) VPN
10 48 (24.12%) DNS
10 48 (24.12%) Internet
11 46 (23.12%) Wireless
12 44 (22.11%) Palo Alto
13 42 (21.11%) HP
14 40 (20.10%) CCNA
14 40 (20.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 40 (20.10%) Network Security
15 38 (19.10%) OSPF
16 36 (18.09%) MPLS
17 35 (17.59%) Cisco IOS
17 35 (17.59%) F5
18 33 (16.58%) DHCP
19 32 (16.08%) BGP
19 32 (16.08%) SolarWinds
20 31 (15.58%) VMware
21 28 (14.07%) WLAN
22 27 (13.57%) Zscaler
23 25 (12.56%) CCIE

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 5 (2.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.51%) IIS
3 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (9.55%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.53%) Akamai
2 10 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.01%) SaaS
4 2 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 140 (70.35%) Firewall
2 65 (32.66%) Cisco ASA
3 63 (31.66%) LAN
4 53 (26.63%) WAN
5 49 (24.62%) VPN
6 48 (24.12%) DNS
6 48 (24.12%) Internet
7 46 (23.12%) Wireless
8 40 (20.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 40 (20.10%) Network Security
9 38 (19.10%) OSPF
10 36 (18.09%) MPLS
11 35 (17.59%) Cisco IOS
12 33 (16.58%) DHCP
13 32 (16.08%) BGP
14 28 (14.07%) WLAN
15 24 (12.06%) TCP/IP
16 20 (10.05%) IPsec
17 19 (9.55%) NetScaler
18 17 (8.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (11.56%) Retail
2 8 (4.02%) Finance
3 7 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.51%) Advertising
5 2 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.53%) CSS
2 5 (2.51%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.01%) POSIX
4 1 (0.50%) WAP
4 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.63%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.02%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.51%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.01%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.05%) Windows
2 12 (6.03%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.02%) Linux
4 6 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.51%) Debian
6 2 (1.01%) Unix
6 2 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.06%) ITIL
1 24 (12.06%) Network Design
2 21 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (10.05%) Change Management
4 19 (9.55%) Network Management
5 16 (8.04%) Logistics
6 15 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (7.04%) Incident Management
8 13 (6.53%) Migration
9 12 (6.03%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (4.52%) Security Architecture
11 7 (3.52%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.02%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.02%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (3.02%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.02%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (3.02%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.02%) Proactive Management
12 6 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (2.51%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.02%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.51%) Perl
3 3 (1.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 91 (45.73%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (32.66%) CCNP
3 40 (20.10%) CCNA
4 25 (12.56%) CCIE
5 16 (8.04%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.53%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.03%) CCDP
7 10 (5.03%) CCIE Security
8 9 (4.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 9 (4.52%) CEH
8 9 (4.52%) CISSP
8 9 (4.52%) GIAC
8 9 (4.52%) SSCP
9 8 (4.02%) Degree
10 6 (3.02%) CCSP
10 6 (3.02%) CCVP
10 6 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (2.51%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.51%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.51%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.54%) SLA
2 7 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (11.06%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.53%) VMware NSX
4 10 (5.03%) vSphere
5 7 (3.52%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (1.51%) Firmware
6 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.51%) NFS
7 2 (1.01%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (7.54%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (5.53%) Cisco CME
2 11 (5.53%) Cisco IPCC
3 8 (4.02%) Puppet
4 6 (3.02%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.01%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (2.01%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.51%) OSSEC
7 2 (1.01%) Ansible
7 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.50%) Cacti
8 1 (0.50%) Nagios
8 1 (0.50%) SCCM
8 1 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 177 (88.94%) Cisco
2 66 (33.17%) CheckPoint
3 55 (27.64%) Juniper
4 44 (22.11%) Palo Alto
5 42 (21.11%) HP
6 35 (17.59%) F5
7 32 (16.08%) SolarWinds
8 31 (15.58%) VMware
9 27 (13.57%) Zscaler
10 25 (12.56%) Aruba
11 24 (12.06%) Microsoft
12 17 (8.54%) Brocade
13 14 (7.04%) Citrix
14 12 (6.03%) Blue Coat
14 12 (6.03%) Riverbed
15 11 (5.53%) Fortinet
15 11 (5.53%) Meraki
15 11 (5.53%) Prolexic
16 7 (3.52%) Dell
16 7 (3.52%) Infoblox