The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Network Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 33 72
Rank change year-on-year -11 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 69 127 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.27% 6.62% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.42% 6.97% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 51 103 64
Median salary £49,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.78% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1274 1821 2377
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.33% 94.89% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1488 1625
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.82%  
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%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Reading

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Reading

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 96 (79.34%) Cisco
2 92 (76.03%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (58.68%) CCNP
4 67 (55.37%) Firewall
5 49 (40.50%) CCNA
6 45 (37.19%) Juniper
7 42 (34.71%) VPN
8 41 (33.88%) Network Design
8 41 (33.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (28.10%) CCIE
10 31 (25.62%) MPLS
10 31 (25.62%) OSPF
10 31 (25.62%) BGP
10 31 (25.62%) Data Centre
11 29 (23.97%) F5
12 28 (23.14%) Wireless
13 27 (22.31%) CheckPoint
14 24 (19.83%) WAN
14 24 (19.83%) ITIL
14 24 (19.83%) Windows
14 24 (19.83%) Network Monitoring
15 23 (19.01%) CCSP
16 20 (16.53%) Finance
16 20 (16.53%) Network Architecture
16 20 (16.53%) JNCIA
17 18 (14.88%) Cisco PIX
17 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
17 18 (14.88%) Network Planning
17 18 (14.88%) CCIP
18 17 (14.05%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.48%) Apache
1 3 (2.48%) Apache Solr
1 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.48%) IIS
1 3 (2.48%) nginx
1 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) SaaS
2 6 (4.96%) Office 365
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.48%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 67 (55.37%) Firewall
2 42 (34.71%) VPN
3 41 (33.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 31 (25.62%) BGP
4 31 (25.62%) MPLS
4 31 (25.62%) OSPF
5 28 (23.14%) Wireless
6 24 (19.83%) WAN
7 18 (14.88%) Cisco PIX
8 17 (14.05%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (14.05%) LAN
8 17 (14.05%) Network Security
8 17 (14.05%) RIP
9 15 (12.40%) DNS
9 15 (12.40%) SAN
10 13 (10.74%) Broadband
10 13 (10.74%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (10.74%) IPsec
11 12 (9.92%) EIGRP
12 10 (8.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.48%) MySQL
1 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (16.53%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.65%) Electronics
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.48%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (2.48%) Kafka
2 3 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.65%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.65%) Social Network
5 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.83%) Windows
2 17 (14.05%) Linux
3 16 (13.22%) Unix
4 10 (8.26%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.31%) CentOS
7 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) Network Design
2 24 (19.83%) ITIL
2 24 (19.83%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (16.53%) Network Architecture
4 18 (14.88%) Network Planning
5 17 (14.05%) Service Delivery
6 16 (13.22%) Load Balancing
7 15 (12.40%) Network Management
8 9 (7.44%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (7.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (6.61%) Change Management
9 8 (6.61%) High Availability
10 7 (5.79%) Change Control
10 7 (5.79%) Presales
10 7 (5.79%) Validation
11 6 (4.96%) Line Management
12 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (3.31%) Project Management
14 3 (2.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.61%) Python
2 5 (4.13%) Perl
2 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 92 (76.03%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (58.68%) CCNP
3 49 (40.50%) CCNA
4 34 (28.10%) CCIE
5 23 (19.01%) CCSP
6 20 (16.53%) JNCIA
7 18 (14.88%) CCIP
7 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
8 13 (10.74%) SC Cleared
9 9 (7.44%) CCSA
10 6 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.31%) JNCIS
12 3 (2.48%) CCDA
12 3 (2.48%) Degree
12 3 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (2.48%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.83%) HP MASE
System Software
1 11 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 11 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) Docker
3 3 (2.48%) Varnish
4 1 (0.83%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.83%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.48%) HAProxy
2 3 (2.48%) Kibana
2 3 (2.48%) logstash
2 3 (2.48%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 96 (79.34%) Cisco
2 45 (37.19%) Juniper
3 29 (23.97%) F5
4 27 (22.31%) CheckPoint
5 15 (12.40%) Palo Alto
6 14 (11.57%) VMware
7 9 (7.44%) Citrix
8 8 (6.61%) HP
9 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.13%) Dell
11 3 (2.48%) Brocade
11 3 (2.48%) New Relic
11 3 (2.48%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.65%) Aruba
12 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.65%) NetApp
12 2 (1.65%) SAP
12 2 (1.65%) Sybase
13 1 (0.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 1 (0.83%) Forcepoint
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