Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Core Network Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 586 641
Rank change year-on-year +67 +55 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Core Network Engineer 36 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.034% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.035% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 36 5 0
South East median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% +16.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Core Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Core Network Engineer in the South East

Core Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Core Network Engineer in the South East

Core Network Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Surrey +23 22 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Thames Valley +43 14 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 14 £55,000 - 1
Core Network Engineer
England

Core Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region featuring Core Network Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Linux
1 36 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (61.11%) GSM
2 22 (61.11%) UMTS
2 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 22 (61.11%) LTE
3 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 20 (55.56%) Wireshark
5 14 (38.89%) Network Design
5 14 (38.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 14 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (38.89%) DV Cleared
5 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 14 (38.89%) Android
5 14 (38.89%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (38.89%) VoLTE
5 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
5 14 (38.89%) Smartphone
5 14 (38.89%) SS7
5 14 (38.89%) Unix
5 14 (38.89%) Ethernet
5 14 (38.89%) C
6 12 (33.33%) C++
7 11 (30.56%) Perl
7 11 (30.56%) STL
7 11 (30.56%) PBX
7 11 (30.56%) OO
7 11 (30.56%) Python
7 11 (30.56%) VPN

Core Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 22 (61.11%) GSM
1 22 (61.11%) LTE
1 22 (61.11%) UMTS
2 20 (55.56%) Wireshark
3 14 (38.89%) Ethernet
3 14 (38.89%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (38.89%) SS7
3 14 (38.89%) VoLTE
4 11 (30.56%) Diameter Protocol
4 11 (30.56%) GGSN
4 11 (30.56%) IPsec
4 11 (30.56%) M3UA
4 11 (30.56%) MGW
4 11 (30.56%) RANAP
4 11 (30.56%) RTP
4 11 (30.56%) SCCP
4 11 (30.56%) SGSN
4 11 (30.56%) TCAP
4 11 (30.56%) VoIP
4 11 (30.56%) VPN
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) GCC
1 11 (30.56%) GDB
1 11 (30.56%) Subversion
1 11 (30.56%) Trac
General
1 36 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (30.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
1 14 (38.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (38.89%) Android
2 14 (38.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (38.89%) Network Design
2 14 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (38.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 11 (30.56%) Cross-Platform Development
3 11 (30.56%) Multithreading
3 11 (30.56%) OO
4 1 (2.78%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) C
2 12 (33.33%) C++
3 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
3 11 (30.56%) Perl
3 11 (30.56%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) DV Cleared
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco