Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 60 37
Rank change year-on-year -49 -23 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 48 121 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.85% 4.49% 6.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 4.60% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 99 215
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,800 £33,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £58,500 £65,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.00% -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 2,512 2,633 3,899
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.74% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,120 2,008 3,089
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £49,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.02% -2.00% -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 46 (95.83%) Cisco
2 38 (79.17%) Firewall
3 23 (47.92%) Juniper
4 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (37.50%) HP
5 18 (37.50%) Wireless
6 17 (35.42%) CCNP
6 17 (35.42%) Internet
6 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
7 16 (33.33%) MPLS
8 14 (29.17%) CCNA
8 14 (29.17%) Brocade
9 13 (27.08%) Windows
10 12 (25.00%) BGP
11 11 (22.92%) WAN
12 10 (20.83%) ITIL
12 10 (20.83%) VPN
12 10 (20.83%) DNS
12 10 (20.83%) OSPF
13 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
13 9 (18.75%) F5
13 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
14 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
15 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
16 6 (12.50%) CCIE
16 6 (12.50%) HTTP
16 6 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection

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 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 38 (79.17%) Firewall
2 18 (37.50%) Wireless
3 17 (35.42%) Internet
3 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
4 16 (33.33%) MPLS
5 12 (25.00%) BGP
6 11 (22.92%) WAN
7 10 (20.83%) DNS
7 10 (20.83%) OSPF
7 10 (20.83%) VPN
8 8 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (12.50%) HTTP
10 6 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (10.42%) IPsec
11 5 (10.42%) Network Security
11 5 (10.42%) SAN
11 5 (10.42%) SSH
12 4 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) POSIX
2 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) Cyberattack
4 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (12.50%) Network Management
4 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) ITSM
5 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Network Design
6 3 (6.25%) Prototyping
6 3 (6.25%) Workflow
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.08%) Network Packet Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Project Management
8 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.08%) Time Management
8 1 (2.08%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.33%) Perl
2 4 (8.33%) Python
3 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (35.42%) CCNP
3 14 (29.17%) CCNA
4 6 (12.50%) CCIE
5 3 (6.25%) JNCIA
5 3 (6.25%) JNCIS
5 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) HND
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.17%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.08%) CCIE Security
7 1 (2.08%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) NFS
3 2 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.08%) Cacti
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (95.83%) Cisco
2 23 (47.92%) Juniper
3 18 (37.50%) HP
4 14 (29.17%) Brocade
5 9 (18.75%) F5
6 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.42%) Meraki
8 5 (10.42%) Palo Alto
9 4 (8.33%) Aruba
9 4 (8.33%) VMware
10 3 (6.25%) Arista
10 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
10 3 (6.25%) IBM
11 2 (4.17%) Citrix
11 2 (4.17%) Dell
11 2 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (4.17%) Meru Networks
11 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.08%) Infoblox