Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 46 80
Rank change year-on-year -2 +34 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 135 200 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.42% 5.38% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 5.60% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 116 167 139
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £38,375 £37,500 £36,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +5.88%

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 2415 3570 4586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.03% 96.02% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1936 2864 3288
Reading median annual salary £46,750 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 21 July 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 21 July 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.

1 117 (86.67%) Cisco
2 107 (79.26%) Cisco Certification
3 84 (62.22%) CCNP
4 77 (57.04%) Firewall
5 73 (54.07%) Juniper
6 50 (37.04%) BGP
7 49 (36.30%) OSPF
8 47 (34.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 46 (34.07%) MPLS
10 40 (29.63%) VPN
10 40 (29.63%) Cisco PIX
10 40 (29.63%) F5
11 38 (28.15%) Palo Alto
12 37 (27.41%) CCNA
13 35 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (20.74%) CCIE
15 26 (19.26%) WAN
16 25 (18.52%) Security Cleared
17 22 (16.30%) Network Design
18 21 (15.56%) ITIL
19 19 (14.07%) JNCIA
19 19 (14.07%) VMware
19 19 (14.07%) Windows
20 18 (13.33%) Broadband
20 18 (13.33%) DNS
20 18 (13.33%) RIP
20 18 (13.33%) Data Centre
21 17 (12.59%) SC Cleared
21 17 (12.59%) IPsec
22 16 (11.85%) CheckPoint

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 (2.22%) Apache
1 3 (2.22%) Apache Solr
1 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.22%) IIS
1 3 (2.22%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.96%) Office 365
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.22%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 77 (57.04%) Firewall
2 50 (37.04%) BGP
3 49 (36.30%) OSPF
4 47 (34.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 46 (34.07%) MPLS
6 40 (29.63%) Cisco PIX
6 40 (29.63%) VPN
7 35 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (19.26%) WAN
9 18 (13.33%) Broadband
9 18 (13.33%) DNS
9 18 (13.33%) RIP
10 17 (12.59%) IPsec
11 16 (11.85%) FWSM
12 15 (11.11%) Wireless
13 14 (10.37%) DHCP
14 13 (9.63%) Network Security
15 11 (8.15%) Ethernet
15 11 (8.15%) PPP
15 11 (8.15%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.22%) MySQL
1 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.96%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) Electronics
3 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (2.22%) Kafka
1 3 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.48%) WAP
3 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.96%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.07%) Windows
2 14 (10.37%) Linux
2 14 (10.37%) Unix
3 9 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.44%) CentOS
5 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.30%) Network Design
2 21 (15.56%) ITIL
3 16 (11.85%) Load Balancing
4 12 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.19%) Network Management
7 7 (5.19%) Project Management
8 6 (4.44%) Change Management
8 6 (4.44%) Line Management
8 6 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.96%) High Availability
9 4 (2.96%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.22%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.22%) Microservices
10 3 (2.22%) Presales
10 3 (2.22%) Service Management
10 3 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (1.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.41%) Perl
1 10 (7.41%) Python
2 7 (5.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (79.26%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (62.22%) CCNP
3 37 (27.41%) CCNA
4 28 (20.74%) CCIE
5 25 (18.52%) Security Cleared
6 19 (14.07%) JNCIA
7 17 (12.59%) SC Cleared
8 15 (11.11%) JNCIS
9 7 (5.19%) CCDA
9 7 (5.19%) CCSP
10 6 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.96%) CWNA
12 3 (2.22%) CCDE
12 3 (2.22%) CCDP
12 3 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (2.22%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.74%) CCIE Service Provider
13 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.74%) Degree
13 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.93%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.22%) Docker
3 3 (2.22%) Varnish
4 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (11.85%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.22%) HAProxy
2 3 (2.22%) Kibana
2 3 (2.22%) logstash
2 3 (2.22%) Puppet
2 3 (2.22%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.48%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 117 (86.67%) Cisco
2 73 (54.07%) Juniper
3 40 (29.63%) F5
4 38 (28.15%) Palo Alto
5 19 (14.07%) VMware
6 16 (11.85%) CheckPoint
7 14 (10.37%) Extreme Networks
8 8 (5.93%) Aruba
8 8 (5.93%) Brocade
9 7 (5.19%) Dell
9 7 (5.19%) HP
10 6 (4.44%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.96%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.96%) NetScout
12 3 (2.22%) New Relic
13 2 (1.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 2 (1.48%) Dell Compellent
13 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.48%) SAP
13 2 (1.48%) SolarWinds