Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 50 47
Rank change year-on-year -61 -3 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 39 135 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.63% 5.42% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 5.57% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 116 167
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £26,950 £38,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,334 2,422 3,575
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 97.27% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,978 1,941 2,866
Reading median annual salary £48,500 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.30% -7.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 2018.

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 2018, Network 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 Reading region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (71.79%) Cisco
2 26 (66.67%) Firewall
3 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (43.59%) VPN
4 14 (35.90%) CCNP
5 12 (30.77%) CCNA
6 11 (28.21%) Juniper
6 11 (28.21%) MPLS
6 11 (28.21%) Network Security
6 11 (28.21%) F5
7 10 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (23.08%) Network Design
8 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (20.51%) Presales
9 8 (20.51%) BGP
9 8 (20.51%) CCIE
9 8 (20.51%) DNS
10 7 (17.95%) OSPF
10 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (15.38%) NetScaler
11 6 (15.38%) HP
11 6 (15.38%) WLAN
12 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
12 5 (12.82%) HTTP
12 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
12 5 (12.82%) IPsec
12 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (12.82%) Meraki
13 4 (10.26%) Palo Alto

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 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) VPN
3 11 (28.21%) MPLS
3 11 (28.21%) Network Security
4 10 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (20.51%) BGP
5 8 (20.51%) DNS
6 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (17.95%) OSPF
7 6 (15.38%) NetScaler
7 6 (15.38%) WLAN
8 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (12.82%) HTTP
8 5 (12.82%) IPsec
8 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
9 4 (10.26%) Internet
9 4 (10.26%) SNMP
9 4 (10.26%) SSH
9 4 (10.26%) Wireless
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.13%) POSIX
2 1 (2.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Network Design
1 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (20.51%) Presales
3 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.69%) Network Management
3 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Change Management
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) ITSM
4 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.13%) Tech Ops
5 1 (2.56%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (2.56%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (2.56%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.90%) CCNP
3 12 (30.77%) CCNA
4 8 (20.51%) CCIE
5 4 (10.26%) Degree
6 3 (7.69%) CCSA
6 3 (7.69%) CCSE
6 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (5.13%) CWNA
8 1 (2.56%) CCIE Security
8 1 (2.56%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Firmware
3 3 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.56%) Cacti
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Cisco
2 11 (28.21%) F5
2 11 (28.21%) Juniper
3 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.38%) HP
5 5 (12.82%) Meraki
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.26%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.69%) Dell
8 2 (5.13%) VMware
9 1 (2.56%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.56%) Aruba
9 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.56%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds