Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Core Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1043 1117 1153
Rank change year-on-year +74 +36 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a Core Network Engineer 36 51 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.031% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.032% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 11
England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £37,500 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £58,500 £60,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +20.48%

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 133,244 157,809 160,042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.29% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 107,693 130,367 133,952
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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
Midlands +63 12 £45,000 -25.00% 1
South East +13 10 £50,000 -9.09% 1
London +66 9 £45,000 -30.77%
West Midlands +55 9 £45,000 -25.00% 1
East of England - 4 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
South West +12 1 £55,000 -2.22%
Core Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 34 (94.44%) Cisco
2 26 (72.22%) Juniper
3 25 (69.44%) BGP
4 24 (66.67%) MPLS
5 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (47.22%) CCNP
6 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
7 14 (38.89%) IPv6
8 12 (33.33%) Python
9 10 (27.78%) IPv4
9 10 (27.78%) CCNA
9 10 (27.78%) JNCIA
10 9 (25.00%) Network Design
10 9 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (22.22%) IPsec
11 8 (22.22%) DNS
11 8 (22.22%) OSPF
11 8 (22.22%) Linux
12 7 (19.44%) VLAN
12 7 (19.44%) Wireshark
12 7 (19.44%) Ansible
13 6 (16.67%) Firewall
14 5 (13.89%) Perl
14 5 (13.89%) VPN
14 5 (13.89%) VoIP
14 5 (13.89%) DHCP
14 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
14 5 (13.89%) Presales
15 4 (11.11%) JSON
15 4 (11.11%) ZABBIX

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 (2.78%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) BGP
2 24 (66.67%) MPLS
3 14 (38.89%) IPv6
4 10 (27.78%) IPv4
5 8 (22.22%) DNS
5 8 (22.22%) IPsec
5 8 (22.22%) OSPF
6 7 (19.44%) VLAN
6 7 (19.44%) Wireshark
7 6 (16.67%) Firewall
8 5 (13.89%) DHCP
8 5 (13.89%) VoIP
8 5 (13.89%) VPN
9 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 4 (11.11%) GSM
9 4 (11.11%) PPP
9 4 (11.11%) SCCP
9 4 (11.11%) TACACS
9 4 (11.11%) TCAP
9 4 (11.11%) UMTS
General
1 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Native
1 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Debian
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Network Design
1 9 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (13.89%) Presales
3 4 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (2.78%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
2 5 (13.89%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) CCNP
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNA
2 10 (27.78%) JNCIA
3 4 (11.11%) CCIE
4 2 (5.56%) CCDP
4 2 (5.56%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.78%) CCIE Service Provider
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Ansible
2 4 (11.11%) ZABBIX
3 3 (8.33%) RANCID
4 1 (2.78%) Cacti
4 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) Cisco
2 26 (72.22%) Juniper
3 3 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (2.78%) Meraki
4 1 (2.78%) Nokia
4 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto