Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 65 51
Rank change year-on-year -21 -14 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 71 116 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.80% 3.83% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 3.98% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 62 101 177
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £34,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +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 2,425 2,918 4,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.43% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 2,157 3,445
Reading median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,200 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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 January 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 January 2018, 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 70 (98.59%) Cisco
2 62 (87.32%) Firewall
3 48 (67.61%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (67.61%) Juniper
4 42 (59.15%) CCNP
5 40 (56.34%) MPLS
6 39 (54.93%) BGP
7 36 (50.70%) OSPF
8 32 (45.07%) WAN
9 29 (40.85%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (36.62%) Network Monitoring
11 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
11 24 (33.80%) CheckPoint
12 23 (32.39%) HP
13 22 (30.99%) ITIL
13 22 (30.99%) Wireless
14 21 (29.58%) F5
15 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
15 19 (26.76%) CCNA
16 18 (25.35%) EIGRP
17 17 (23.94%) CCIE
17 17 (23.94%) Load Balancing
18 16 (22.54%) Incident Management
18 16 (22.54%) Internet
19 15 (21.13%) Windows
19 15 (21.13%) Brocade
19 15 (21.13%) JNCIA
19 15 (21.13%) tcpdump
20 13 (18.31%) Wireshark
20 13 (18.31%) NetScout

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 (4.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (87.32%) Firewall
2 40 (56.34%) MPLS
3 39 (54.93%) BGP
4 36 (50.70%) OSPF
5 32 (45.07%) WAN
6 29 (40.85%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
8 22 (30.99%) Wireless
9 18 (25.35%) EIGRP
10 16 (22.54%) Internet
11 15 (21.13%) tcpdump
12 13 (18.31%) Wireshark
13 12 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (16.90%) Ethernet
13 12 (16.90%) IPsec
13 12 (16.90%) Network Security
13 12 (16.90%) VPN
14 10 (14.08%) DNS
14 10 (14.08%) DWDM
15 8 (11.27%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (14.08%) Advertising
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.41%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.82%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Unix
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Network Monitoring
2 22 (30.99%) ITIL
3 17 (23.94%) Load Balancing
4 16 (22.54%) Incident Management
5 8 (11.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.04%) Network Management
7 4 (5.63%) Change Management
7 4 (5.63%) ITSM
7 4 (5.63%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
8 3 (4.23%) Prototyping
8 3 (4.23%) Workflow
9 1 (1.41%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 1 (1.41%) Network Design
9 1 (1.41%) Presales
9 1 (1.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) Perl
1 7 (9.86%) Python
2 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (67.61%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (59.15%) CCNP
3 19 (26.76%) CCNA
4 17 (23.94%) CCIE
5 15 (21.13%) JNCIA
6 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
7 7 (9.86%) HND
7 7 (9.86%) JNCIS
7 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.45%) JNCIP
9 4 (5.63%) CCSP
9 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.23%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) NFS
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.23%) Ansible
2 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.23%) Puppet
2 3 (4.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 70 (98.59%) Cisco
2 48 (67.61%) Juniper
3 24 (33.80%) CheckPoint
4 23 (32.39%) HP
5 21 (29.58%) F5
6 15 (21.13%) Brocade
7 13 (18.31%) NetScout
8 8 (11.27%) Arista
8 8 (11.27%) VMware
9 7 (9.86%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (9.86%) Fortinet
10 6 (8.45%) Meraki
11 5 (7.04%) SolarWinds
12 4 (5.63%) Aruba
12 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
12 4 (5.63%) Palo Alto
13 3 (4.23%) Citrix
13 3 (4.23%) Dell
13 3 (4.23%) IBM
13 3 (4.23%) Meru Networks