Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Core Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1090 1114 1188
Rank change year-on-year +24 +74 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Core Network Engineer 33 56 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.033% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.035% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 29 56 19
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £54,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%

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 145,583 162,315 174,205
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.90% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 118,340 131,194 147,115
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +48 18 £62,500 +47.06% 1
Midlands +29 8 £52,500 -12.50% 3
West Midlands +40 5 £52,500 -12.50% 3
South East -3 5 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East Midlands - 3 - -
North West +36 1 £57,500 +11.65%
North of England +28 1 £57,500 +11.65%
South West +9 1 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Core Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 28 (84.85%) Juniper
2 27 (81.82%) BGP
3 26 (78.79%) Cisco
4 20 (60.61%) MPLS
5 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (45.45%) CCNP
7 11 (33.33%) Firewall
7 11 (33.33%) Python
8 10 (30.30%) Linux
8 10 (30.30%) OSPF
9 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
9 8 (24.24%) Network Design
9 8 (24.24%) VLAN
9 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
10 7 (21.21%) Network Security
10 7 (21.21%) Ruby
10 7 (21.21%) FortiGate
10 7 (21.21%) CCIE
10 7 (21.21%) Unix
10 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
11 6 (18.18%) CCNA
11 6 (18.18%) JNCIP
12 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
12 5 (15.15%) Internet
12 5 (15.15%) LAN
12 5 (15.15%) WAN
12 5 (15.15%) IPv4
12 5 (15.15%) IPv6
12 5 (15.15%) IPsec
13 4 (12.12%) TACACS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) BGP
2 20 (60.61%) MPLS
3 11 (33.33%) Firewall
4 10 (30.30%) OSPF
5 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
5 8 (24.24%) VLAN
6 7 (21.21%) Network Security
7 5 (15.15%) Internet
7 5 (15.15%) IPsec
7 5 (15.15%) IPv4
7 5 (15.15%) IPv6
7 5 (15.15%) LAN
7 5 (15.15%) WAN
8 4 (12.12%) DNS
8 4 (12.12%) PPP
8 4 (12.12%) TACACS
8 4 (12.12%) VPLS
8 4 (12.12%) VPN
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (9.09%) xDSL
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Network Design
2 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
3 4 (12.12%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (12.12%) Presales
3 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (6.06%) High Availability
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 7 (21.21%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (45.45%) CCNP
3 7 (21.21%) CCIE
4 6 (18.18%) CCNA
4 6 (18.18%) JNCIP
5 4 (12.12%) JNCIE
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.03%) CCDP
7 1 (3.03%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.09%) RANCID
3 2 (6.06%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Cacti
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Juniper
2 26 (78.79%) Cisco
3 4 (12.12%) Palo Alto
4 3 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 3 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Brocade
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Huawei
5 1 (3.03%) Meraki
5 1 (3.03%) Nokia