The median annual salary for a Senior Network Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Senior Network Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 106 109
Rank change year-on-year +32 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 33 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.54% 1.30% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 1.35% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 28
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £60,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.92% +2.00%  

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 1260 1704 2217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1349 1666
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £69,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in Reading

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Senior Network Engineer in Reading

Senior Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (93.18%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (88.64%) Cisco
3 37 (84.09%) MPLS
3 37 (84.09%) OSPF
4 36 (81.82%) BGP
4 36 (81.82%) CCNP
5 29 (65.91%) VPN
6 28 (63.64%) CCIE
7 27 (61.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (54.55%) Palo Alto
9 19 (43.18%) Network Design
9 19 (43.18%) Cisco PIX
10 18 (40.91%) Firewall
10 18 (40.91%) RIP
11 17 (38.64%) FortiGate
12 15 (34.09%) Juniper
13 14 (31.82%) F5
14 13 (29.55%) WAN
15 11 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (25.00%) JNCIA
15 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
16 10 (22.73%) IPsec
17 9 (20.45%) VMware
17 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
18 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
18 8 (18.18%) EIGRP
18 8 (18.18%) Python
19 7 (15.91%) Broadband
19 7 (15.91%) Perl
19 7 (15.91%) Unix

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 37 (84.09%) MPLS
1 37 (84.09%) OSPF
2 36 (81.82%) BGP
3 29 (65.91%) VPN
4 27 (61.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (43.18%) Cisco PIX
6 18 (40.91%) Firewall
6 18 (40.91%) RIP
7 13 (29.55%) WAN
8 11 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (22.73%) IPsec
10 8 (18.18%) EIGRP
11 7 (15.91%) Broadband
11 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
11 7 (15.91%) IPv4
11 7 (15.91%) L2TP
11 7 (15.91%) PPP
11 7 (15.91%) SSL
11 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
11 7 (15.91%) xDSL
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) CentOS
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Network Design
2 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) High Availability
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL
7 1 (2.27%) Logistics
7 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.27%) Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.27%) Network Management
7 1 (2.27%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Python
2 7 (15.91%) Perl
2 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (93.18%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (81.82%) CCNP
3 28 (63.64%) CCIE
4 11 (25.00%) JNCIA
5 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
6 7 (15.91%) CCSP
6 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
7 6 (13.64%) CCNA
8 5 (11.36%) CCDA
9 1 (2.27%) CCDE
9 1 (2.27%) CCDP
9 1 (2.27%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.27%) Degree
9 1 (2.27%) HP MASE
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (88.64%) Cisco
2 24 (54.55%) Palo Alto
3 15 (34.09%) Juniper
4 14 (31.82%) F5
5 9 (20.45%) VMware
6 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 4 (9.09%) NetScout
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.55%) Aruba
9 2 (4.55%) Dell
9 2 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (4.55%) HP
9 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.27%) Brocade