Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Support Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 154 177
Rank change year-on-year +16 +23 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 21 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.83% 0.85% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.88% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 23
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +11.63% +45.27%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% +27.78% +21.62%

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 2,431 2,953 4,206
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.47% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,022 2,175 3,389
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 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.38%

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Support Engineer in Reading

Network Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in Reading.

Salary trend for Network Support Engineer in Reading

Network Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Support Engineer in Reading over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Support Engineer in Reading

Network Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Network Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
1 20 (95.24%) Juniper
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (76.19%) CCNP
3 16 (76.19%) MPLS
3 16 (76.19%) OSPF
3 16 (76.19%) BGP
3 16 (76.19%) WAN
4 15 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 15 (71.43%) Load Balancing
5 14 (66.67%) F5
6 12 (57.14%) tcpdump
6 12 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (57.14%) Incident Management
6 12 (57.14%) NetScout
6 12 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (57.14%) Wireshark
7 9 (42.86%) Network Security
8 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
8 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (28.57%) CCIE
8 6 (28.57%) Unix
9 4 (19.05%) VPN
9 4 (19.05%) SSL
9 4 (19.05%) CCSP
9 4 (19.05%) IPv4
9 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
9 4 (19.05%) PPP

Network Support 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:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 16 (76.19%) BGP
2 16 (76.19%) MPLS
2 16 (76.19%) OSPF
2 16 (76.19%) WAN
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (57.14%) tcpdump
3 12 (57.14%) Wireshark
4 9 (42.86%) Network Security
5 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (19.05%) Broadband
6 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
6 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
6 4 (19.05%) IPsec
6 4 (19.05%) IPv4
6 4 (19.05%) PPP
6 4 (19.05%) SSL
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) xDSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.52%) Cyberattack
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 12 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 12 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) Python
1 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (76.19%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CCIE
4 4 (19.05%) CCSP
4 4 (19.05%) JNCIA
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) Juniper
2 15 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 14 (66.67%) F5
4 12 (57.14%) NetScout
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) Brocade
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Foundry
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Infoblox