The median annual salary for a Network Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Network Engineer
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 58 46
Rank change year-on-year +28 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Engineer 15 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.62% 1.44% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 1.50% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 17
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £47,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 314 600 540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 96.62% 95.69% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 281 515 474
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Engineer in Slough

Network Engineer
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Network Engineer in Slough

Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Engineer in Slough over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Engineer in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Slough region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (62.50%) CCNP
4 13 (54.17%) VPN
4 13 (54.17%) Wireless
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 10 (41.67%) MPLS
6 10 (41.67%) OSPF
6 10 (41.67%) Juniper
6 10 (41.67%) BGP
6 10 (41.67%) EIGRP
7 8 (33.33%) WAN
7 8 (33.33%) CCNA
8 6 (25.00%) CCSP
9 5 (20.83%) CCVP
10 4 (16.67%) HP
10 4 (16.67%) SAN
10 4 (16.67%) IBM
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) LAN
10 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
11 3 (12.50%) Network Security
11 3 (12.50%) Change Management
11 3 (12.50%) VMware
12 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (8.33%) VLAN
12 2 (8.33%) VoIP

Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) VPN
2 13 (54.17%) Wireless
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (41.67%) BGP
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 10 (41.67%) EIGRP
4 10 (41.67%) MPLS
4 10 (41.67%) OSPF
5 8 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) SAN
7 3 (12.50%) Network Security
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (8.33%) Converged Networks
8 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (8.33%) TACACS
8 2 (8.33%) VLAN
8 2 (8.33%) VoIP
9 1 (4.17%) FWSM
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) B2B
2 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Data Security
3 1 (4.17%) High Availability
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Network Management
3 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Network Packet Analysis
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (62.50%) CCNP
3 8 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (25.00%) CCSP
5 5 (20.83%) CCVP
6 1 (4.17%) CCDA
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) MCSA
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) Juniper
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Infovista
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds