Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Support Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 161 208
Rank change year-on-year +29 +47 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support Engineer 24 42 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.97% 1.13% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.18% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 4
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +50.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,500 £49,000 £35,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £42,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +37.50% +5.26%

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 2390 3567 4570
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.00% 96.07% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1914 2866 3270
Reading median annual salary £46,750 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

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 23 July 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 July 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 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (79.17%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) Juniper
3 17 (70.83%) CCNP
4 16 (66.67%) Firewall
5 14 (58.33%) OSPF
5 14 (58.33%) BGP
5 14 (58.33%) VMware
5 14 (58.33%) F5
6 12 (50.00%) MPLS
6 12 (50.00%) JNCIA
6 12 (50.00%) WAN
7 11 (45.83%) VPN
7 11 (45.83%) CCNA
8 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
8 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
8 10 (41.67%) Broadband
8 10 (41.67%) Perl
8 10 (41.67%) Unix
8 10 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (33.33%) Windows
9 8 (33.33%) IPsec
10 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
10 7 (29.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (29.17%) xDSL
10 7 (29.17%) DNS
10 7 (29.17%) SSL
10 7 (29.17%) Ethernet

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 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) BGP
2 14 (58.33%) OSPF
3 12 (50.00%) MPLS
3 12 (50.00%) WAN
4 11 (45.83%) VPN
5 10 (41.67%) Broadband
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (33.33%) IPsec
7 7 (29.17%) DNS
7 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
7 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
7 7 (29.17%) IPv4
7 7 (29.17%) L2TP
7 7 (29.17%) PPP
7 7 (29.17%) SSL
7 7 (29.17%) xDSL
8 6 (25.00%) Wireshark
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (16.67%) tcpdump
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Unix
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
1 7 (29.17%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Presales
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Perl
2 7 (29.17%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (70.83%) CCNP
3 12 (50.00%) JNCIA
4 11 (45.83%) CCNA
5 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) CCIE
6 7 (29.17%) CCSP
7 3 (12.50%) JNCIP
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) Juniper
3 14 (58.33%) F5
3 14 (58.33%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.67%) NetScout
5 3 (12.50%) Aruba
5 3 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (4.17%) Huawei
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
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