Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Core Network Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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

Core Network Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1111 1118 1192
Rank change year-on-year +7 +74 +97
Permanent jobs requiring a Core Network Engineer 33 52 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.031% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.032% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 31 52 28
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +29.41% -2.30%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £58,625
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +29.41% -2.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 157,352 161,677 184,445
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.19% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 128,221 132,731 156,690
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Core Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Core Network Engineer in England

Core Network Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Core Network Engineer in England

Core Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Core Network Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Core Network Engineer in England

Core Network Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Core Network Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 23 £62,500 +13.64% 3
South East -12 8 £53,750 -2.27% 1
North of England +12 2 £55,000 +25.71%
North West +8 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Core Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Core Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Core Network Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (87.88%) Cisco
2 27 (81.82%) BGP
3 25 (75.76%) MPLS
4 24 (72.73%) Juniper
5 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (51.52%) CCNP
7 16 (48.48%) CCIE
8 14 (42.42%) JNCIP
9 13 (39.39%) JNCIE
10 12 (36.36%) Network Design
10 12 (36.36%) OSPF
11 9 (27.27%) Firewall
11 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
11 9 (27.27%) WAN
12 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
12 8 (24.24%) LAN
12 8 (24.24%) Linux
12 8 (24.24%) Python
12 8 (24.24%) VPN
13 7 (21.21%) Internet
13 7 (21.21%) Network Security
13 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
13 7 (21.21%) Palo Alto
14 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (18.18%) FortiGate
14 6 (18.18%) VLAN
14 6 (18.18%) Network Architecture
15 5 (15.15%) LTE
16 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
16 4 (12.12%) Fortinet

Core Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (3.03%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) BGP
2 25 (75.76%) MPLS
3 12 (36.36%) OSPF
4 9 (27.27%) Firewall
4 9 (27.27%) WAN
5 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
5 8 (24.24%) LAN
5 8 (24.24%) VPN
6 7 (21.21%) Internet
6 7 (21.21%) Network Security
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (18.18%) VLAN
8 5 (15.15%) LTE
9 4 (12.12%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 4 (12.12%) GSM
9 4 (12.12%) IPsec
9 4 (12.12%) UMTS
9 4 (12.12%) VoIP
9 4 (12.12%) VPLS
9 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) GCC
1 1 (3.03%) GDB
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Trac
General
1 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (3.03%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Network Design
2 6 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 4 (12.12%) High Availability
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
4 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.06%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (3.03%) Change Control
5 1 (3.03%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.03%) Network Management
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (51.52%) CCNP
3 16 (48.48%) CCIE
4 14 (42.42%) JNCIP
5 13 (39.39%) JNCIE
6 2 (6.06%) CCIP
6 2 (6.06%) CCNA
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE Security
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Cacti
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Cisco
2 24 (72.73%) Juniper
3 7 (21.21%) Palo Alto
4 4 (12.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
4 4 (12.12%) Nokia
5 2 (6.06%) Arista
5 2 (6.06%) Brocade
5 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Huawei