Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 67 56
Rank change year-on-year -11 -11 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 74 131 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.06% 3.94% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 4.08% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 66 112 168
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,875 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +11.11%

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 2319 3208 4393
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 96.54% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1907 2412 3525
Reading median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £25,625 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
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 16 December 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 16 December 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 73 (98.65%) Cisco
2 62 (83.78%) Firewall
3 54 (72.97%) Juniper
4 51 (68.92%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (62.16%) CCNP
6 41 (55.41%) MPLS
7 38 (51.35%) BGP
8 36 (48.65%) OSPF
9 31 (41.89%) WAN
9 31 (41.89%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (35.14%) Network Monitoring
11 25 (33.78%) CheckPoint
12 24 (32.43%) F5
13 23 (31.08%) TCP/IP
14 21 (28.38%) HP
15 19 (25.68%) Wireless
15 19 (25.68%) ITIL
16 18 (24.32%) CCNA
16 18 (24.32%) CCIE
16 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
17 17 (22.97%) EIGRP
17 17 (22.97%) Brocade
17 17 (22.97%) Incident Management
18 16 (21.62%) tcpdump
18 16 (21.62%) Load Balancing
19 15 (20.27%) JNCIA
20 14 (18.92%) NetScout
20 14 (18.92%) Wireshark
20 14 (18.92%) Internet
21 13 (17.57%) Windows

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 (2.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (83.78%) Firewall
2 41 (55.41%) MPLS
3 38 (51.35%) BGP
4 36 (48.65%) OSPF
5 31 (41.89%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (41.89%) WAN
6 23 (31.08%) TCP/IP
7 19 (25.68%) Wireless
8 17 (22.97%) EIGRP
9 16 (21.62%) tcpdump
10 14 (18.92%) Internet
10 14 (18.92%) Wireshark
11 13 (17.57%) Network Security
12 12 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (16.22%) IPsec
13 10 (13.51%) DWDM
13 10 (13.51%) Ethernet
13 10 (13.51%) VPN
14 9 (12.16%) DNS
15 8 (10.81%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (13.51%) Advertising
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.35%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.76%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.70%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Unix
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Network Monitoring
2 19 (25.68%) ITIL
3 17 (22.97%) Incident Management
4 16 (21.62%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.41%) Network Management
7 3 (4.05%) Change Management
7 3 (4.05%) ITSM
7 3 (4.05%) Project Management
7 3 (4.05%) Prototyping
7 3 (4.05%) Workflow
8 2 (2.70%) Network Design
8 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.35%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.35%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 1 (1.35%) Presales
9 1 (1.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) Perl
1 7 (9.46%) Python
2 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (68.92%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (62.16%) CCNP
3 18 (24.32%) CCIE
3 18 (24.32%) CCNA
4 15 (20.27%) JNCIA
5 9 (12.16%) JNCIS
6 7 (9.46%) HND
6 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.11%) JNCIP
7 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.41%) CCSP
9 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) NFS
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.05%) Ansible
2 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.05%) Puppet
3 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 73 (98.65%) Cisco
2 54 (72.97%) Juniper
3 25 (33.78%) CheckPoint
4 24 (32.43%) F5
5 21 (28.38%) HP
6 17 (22.97%) Brocade
7 14 (18.92%) NetScout
8 10 (13.51%) Extreme Networks
9 8 (10.81%) Arista
9 8 (10.81%) Palo Alto
10 7 (9.46%) VMware
11 6 (8.11%) Fortinet
12 4 (5.41%) Meraki
12 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
13 3 (4.05%) Aruba
13 3 (4.05%) IBM
14 2 (2.70%) Citrix
14 2 (2.70%) Dell
14 2 (2.70%) Meru Networks
14 2 (2.70%) Microsoft