The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 112 139
Rank change year-on-year +14 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 13 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.99% 1.25% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 4
Median salary £39,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1274 1821 2377
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.33% 94.89% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1488 1625
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £74,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Network Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 23 April 2017, 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 25 (89.29%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco
3 20 (71.43%) VPN
3 20 (71.43%) CCNA
4 19 (67.86%) Firewall
5 18 (64.29%) Windows
6 16 (57.14%) Unix
6 16 (57.14%) CCNP
7 14 (50.00%) CCIE
7 14 (50.00%) CCSP
7 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
8 11 (39.29%) ITIL
8 11 (39.29%) Linux
9 10 (35.71%) SAN
9 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
9 10 (35.71%) VMware
10 9 (32.14%) Finance
10 9 (32.14%) CCSA
10 9 (32.14%) Network Design
10 9 (32.14%) Network Planning
10 9 (32.14%) Wireless
10 9 (32.14%) Juniper
10 9 (32.14%) CCIP
10 9 (32.14%) Citrix
10 9 (32.14%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
11 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
11 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 8 (28.57%) Active Directory

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) VPN
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) SAN
4 9 (32.14%) Wireless
5 8 (28.57%) Broadband
5 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (21.43%) WAN
7 5 (17.86%) BGP
7 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
7 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
7 5 (17.86%) IPsec
7 5 (17.86%) IPv4
7 5 (17.86%) L2TP
7 5 (17.86%) MPLS
7 5 (17.86%) OSPF
7 5 (17.86%) PPP
7 5 (17.86%) SSL
7 5 (17.86%) xDSL
8 3 (10.71%) DHCP
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Unix
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
2 9 (32.14%) Network Design
2 9 (32.14%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (32.14%) Network Planning
3 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
3 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.57%) Presales
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Perl
1 5 (17.86%) Python
1 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (71.43%) CCNA
3 16 (57.14%) CCNP
4 14 (50.00%) CCIE
4 14 (50.00%) CCSP
5 9 (32.14%) CCIP
5 9 (32.14%) CCSA
6 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 9 (32.14%) Juniper
4 7 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) Sybase
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
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