Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Support Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 252 285
Rank change year-on-year +30 +33 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 33 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.52% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.61% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 48
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +22.22% +21.62%
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,000 £35,875
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £56,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +13.92% +11.27%

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 6035 8338 10608
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.65% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4840 6533 8408
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Network Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in Berkshire

Network Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Network Support Engineer in Berkshire

Network Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Support Engineer in Berkshire

Network Support 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 Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +37 24 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Newbury -7 3 £41,250 -21.43%
Network Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Network Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (87.88%) Cisco
2 28 (84.85%) Juniper
3 23 (69.70%) OSPF
4 22 (66.67%) BGP
4 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (66.67%) WAN
5 21 (63.64%) Firewall
6 20 (60.61%) MPLS
6 20 (60.61%) CheckPoint
6 20 (60.61%) CCNP
7 18 (54.55%) Incident Management
8 17 (51.52%) Wireshark
9 16 (48.48%) NetScout
9 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (48.48%) tcpdump
9 16 (48.48%) F5
9 16 (48.48%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
11 10 (30.30%) BIG-IP
12 9 (27.27%) Network Security
12 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
12 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
13 8 (24.24%) SLA
14 7 (21.21%) Unix
14 7 (21.21%) VMware
14 7 (21.21%) Virtual Team
15 6 (18.18%) JNCIA
15 6 (18.18%) Perl
15 6 (18.18%) CCIE
16 5 (15.15%) Windows

Network Support 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 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) OSPF
2 22 (66.67%) BGP
2 22 (66.67%) WAN
3 21 (63.64%) Firewall
4 20 (60.61%) MPLS
5 17 (51.52%) Wireshark
6 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (48.48%) tcpdump
7 10 (30.30%) BIG-IP
8 9 (27.27%) Network Security
9 5 (15.15%) IPsec
10 4 (12.12%) Broadband
10 4 (12.12%) EIGRP
10 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
10 4 (12.12%) IPv4
10 4 (12.12%) L2TP
10 4 (12.12%) LAN
10 4 (12.12%) PPP
10 4 (12.12%) SSL
10 4 (12.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Virtual Team
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Incident Management
2 16 (48.48%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
4 5 (15.15%) Proactive Management
5 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (9.09%) Network Management
7 1 (3.03%) Chat Support
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Process Management
7 1 (3.03%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Perl
2 4 (12.12%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (60.61%) CCNP
3 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) CCIE
4 6 (18.18%) JNCIA
5 4 (12.12%) CCSP
6 2 (6.06%) CCNA
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Cisco
2 28 (84.85%) Juniper
3 20 (60.61%) CheckPoint
4 16 (48.48%) F5
4 16 (48.48%) NetScout
5 7 (21.21%) VMware
6 5 (15.15%) Aruba
7 3 (9.09%) Brocade
7 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 3 (9.09%) Foundry
7 3 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) Infoblox
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.06%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (3.03%) Citrix