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The median annual salary for a Fibre Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Fibre Engineer
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1191 1001 746
Rank change year-on-year -190 -255 +372
Permanent jobs requiring a Fibre Engineer 25 8 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.007% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.008% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 22
10th Percentile £33,100 - £23,200
25th Percentile £52,500 £29,750 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +98.41% -3.08% -4.41%
75th Percentile £66,250 £42,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £67,000 £53,750 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,500 £31,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.17% +26.00% -28.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 154,129 105,398 59,022
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83,523 74,437 48,237
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,200 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% - +5.56%

Fibre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Fibre Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Engineer in the UK

Fibre Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fibre Engineer.

Salary trend for Fibre Engineer in the UK

Fibre Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fibre Engineer over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Fibre Engineer in the UK

Fibre Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -152 25 £62,500 +98.41% 32
London -164 19 £62,500 +61.29% 6
Work from Home -210 7 £40,000 -27.27% 4
UK excluding London -91 4 £30,500 -3.17% 34
South West - 3 £30,000 - 6
South East -44 1 £31,000 -43.64% 10

Fibre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, Fibre Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Fibre Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (80.00%) Fibre Optics
2 16 (64.00%) ScheduALL
2 16 (64.00%) Broadcast Engineering
2 16 (64.00%) SDH
2 16 (64.00%) MPLS
2 16 (64.00%) Incident Management
2 16 (64.00%) Tektronix
2 16 (64.00%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.00%) Broadband
4 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (12.00%) GPON
4 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) Openreach
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (8.00%) Robot Framework
5 2 (8.00%) Inventory Management
5 2 (8.00%) UPnP
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) IPsec
5 2 (8.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.00%) PPP
5 2 (8.00%) IPv4
5 2 (8.00%) IPv6
5 2 (8.00%) DWDM
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) GIS

Fibre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (8.00%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 16 (64.00%) ScheduALL
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) MPLS
1 16 (64.00%) SDH
2 3 (12.00%) Broadband
2 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (12.00%) GPON
3 2 (8.00%) DWDM
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 2 (8.00%) IPsec
3 2 (8.00%) IPv4
3 2 (8.00%) IPv6
3 2 (8.00%) PPP
3 2 (8.00%) UPnP
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (8.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (80.00%) Fibre Optics
2 16 (64.00%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Broadcast Engineering
1 16 (64.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Inventory Management
3 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Tektronix
2 3 (12.00%) Openreach
3 2 (8.00%) ESRI