Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Core Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1108 1176 1256
Rank change year-on-year +68 +80 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Core Network Engineer 58 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.016% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 58 17 18
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +9.89% +15.19%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,250 £36,375
90th Percentile £61,500 £51,000 £55,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +9.89% +15.19%

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 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
South East +55 36 £55,000 +37.50% 2
London +14 17 £42,500 -15.00%
South West - 2 £56,250 -
North West - 2 £50,750 - 1
North of England - 2 £50,750 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Core Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Core 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 England region featuring Core Network Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (82.76%) Telecoms
1 48 (82.76%) Linux
2 33 (56.90%) Cisco
2 33 (56.90%) Network Design
3 24 (41.38%) Data Centre
4 22 (37.93%) LTE
4 22 (37.93%) UMTS
4 22 (37.93%) Python
4 22 (37.93%) GSM
5 21 (36.21%) Perl
5 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (36.21%) Bash Shell
5 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
5 21 (36.21%) Wireshark
6 19 (32.76%) MPLS
6 19 (32.76%) CCIE
6 19 (32.76%) WAN
7 18 (31.03%) CCNP
7 18 (31.03%) VPN
7 18 (31.03%) Juniper
8 17 (29.31%) High Availability
9 15 (25.86%) Unix
10 14 (24.14%) SS7
10 14 (24.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (24.14%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (24.14%) Ethernet
10 14 (24.14%) C
10 14 (24.14%) Radio Access Network
10 14 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (24.14%) VoLTE

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 (1.72%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) GSM
1 22 (37.93%) LTE
1 22 (37.93%) UMTS
2 21 (36.21%) Wireshark
3 19 (32.76%) MPLS
3 19 (32.76%) WAN
4 18 (31.03%) VPN
5 14 (24.14%) Ethernet
5 14 (24.14%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (24.14%) SS7
5 14 (24.14%) VoLTE
6 11 (18.97%) Asterisk PBX
6 11 (18.97%) Diameter Protocol
6 11 (18.97%) GGSN
6 11 (18.97%) M3UA
6 11 (18.97%) MGW
6 11 (18.97%) RANAP
6 11 (18.97%) SCTP
6 11 (18.97%) SGSN
6 11 (18.97%) TCAP
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) GCC
1 11 (18.97%) GDB
1 11 (18.97%) Subversion
1 11 (18.97%) Trac
General
1 48 (82.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (18.97%) STL
2 2 (3.45%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.45%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (24.14%) Smartphone
3 7 (12.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 48 (82.76%) Linux
2 15 (25.86%) Unix
3 14 (24.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Network Design
2 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
3 17 (29.31%) High Availability
4 14 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (24.14%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (24.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (18.97%) Cross-Platform Development
5 11 (18.97%) Multithreading
5 11 (18.97%) OO
6 10 (17.24%) Low Latency
6 10 (17.24%) Network Architecture
7 7 (12.07%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.45%) Network Management
8 2 (3.45%) Presales
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL
9 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) Python
2 21 (36.21%) Bash Shell
2 21 (36.21%) Perl
3 14 (24.14%) C
4 12 (20.69%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.76%) CCIE
3 18 (31.03%) CCNP
4 14 (24.14%) DV Cleared
4 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Cisco
2 18 (31.03%) Juniper
3 7 (12.07%) Huawei
4 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.72%) F5
4 1 (1.72%) Infoblox