The median annual salary for a Core Network Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 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
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 640 673
Rank change year-on-year +40 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Core Network Engineer 14 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.021% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 2
Median salary £60,000 £41,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.57% -27.82%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34605 38566 43117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.94% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28096 33532 36409
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Core Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Core Network Engineer in London

Core Network Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Core Network Engineer in London

Core Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Core Network Engineer in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Core Network Engineer in London

Core Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 London region featuring Core Network Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) WAN
1 17 (100.00%) CCIE
1 17 (100.00%) CCNP
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Juniper
1 17 (100.00%) MPLS
1 17 (100.00%) High Availability
2 15 (88.24%) Network Design
3 12 (70.59%) LAN
3 12 (70.59%) Huawei
3 12 (70.59%) VLAN
3 12 (70.59%) OSPF
3 12 (70.59%) BGP
3 12 (70.59%) VPN
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco
3 12 (70.59%) IPv4
3 12 (70.59%) IPv6
3 12 (70.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (70.59%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 5 (29.41%) Network Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (29.41%) Low Latency
5 3 (17.65%) JNCIP
5 3 (17.65%) Degree

Core Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 17 (100.00%) MPLS
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (70.59%) BGP
2 12 (70.59%) IPv4
2 12 (70.59%) IPv6
2 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) OSPF
2 12 (70.59%) VLAN
2 12 (70.59%) VPN
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) High Availability
2 15 (88.24%) Network Design
3 12 (70.59%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (29.41%) Low Latency
4 5 (29.41%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
1 5 (29.41%) Perl
1 5 (29.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CCIE
1 17 (100.00%) CCNP
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Juniper
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Huawei