Period
to 21 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 236 249 234
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 8 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.14% 0.23% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 37
Berkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £27,425 £32,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £44,975 £55,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -5.88%

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 5,344 6,538 6,989
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.78% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4,377 5,253 5,518
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 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 +9 7 £35,000 -26.32% 3
Newbury +6 1 £27,000 -43.16%
Network Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, Network Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (37.50%) Tech Ops
5 3 (37.50%) Network Management
5 3 (37.50%) Junos
5 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 3 (37.50%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) DSL
5 3 (37.50%) L2TP
5 3 (37.50%) X.21
5 3 (37.50%) PPP
5 3 (37.50%) SNMP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) VMware

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) DSL
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (37.50%) IPsec
4 3 (37.50%) Junos
4 3 (37.50%) L2TP
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) PPP
4 3 (37.50%) SNMP
4 3 (37.50%) X.21
4 3 (37.50%) xDSL
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) Broadband
6 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stress Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Tech Ops
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) NDS
2 1 (12.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Mitel
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Novell
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Sun