The median annual salary for a Lead Network Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Lead Network Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 123 149
Rank change year-on-year +9 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Network Engineer 2 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.66% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 5
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1262 1819 2418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.45% 94.89% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1487 1655
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £74,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Lead Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Network Engineer in Reading

Lead Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Lead Network Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Lead Network 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 Reading region featuring Lead Network Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (88.89%) Network Design
4 15 (83.33%) Wireless
4 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
4 15 (83.33%) CCIE
4 15 (83.33%) CCNP
4 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (77.78%) CCIP
5 14 (77.78%) CCNA
5 14 (77.78%) CCSP
5 14 (77.78%) Network Planning
5 14 (77.78%) Network Architecture
5 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
6 10 (55.56%) Network Management
7 9 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (50.00%) Network Security
7 9 (50.00%) SaaS
8 6 (33.33%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) CCSA
9 5 (27.78%) ITIL
9 5 (27.78%) Unix
9 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) Citrix
9 5 (27.78%) VPN
9 5 (27.78%) SAN
10 4 (22.22%) WAN

Lead Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) Wireless
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (27.78%) SAN
4 5 (27.78%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (11.11%) BGP
7 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 2 (11.11%) HSRP
7 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) RIP
7 2 (11.11%) VRRP
7 2 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (88.89%) Network Design
3 14 (77.78%) Network Architecture
3 14 (77.78%) Network Planning
4 10 (55.56%) Network Management
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Compliance Management
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) CCIE
1 15 (83.33%) CCNP
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (77.78%) CCIP
2 14 (77.78%) CCNA
2 14 (77.78%) CCSP
3 5 (27.78%) CCSA
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds