The table below looks at the statistics for the Switch Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Switch Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Switch Engineer
Rank 199 218 222
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 18 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 6
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +4.71%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +28.57%
Switch Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4642 5237 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.27% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3854 3948
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Switch Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Switch Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Switch Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Switch Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Switch Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Switch Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Switch Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Switch Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Switch Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +31 11 £65,000 +56.62%
Bracknell +3 7 £49,000 -10.90% 1
Switch Engineer
South East

Switch Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Switch Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Switch Engineer in their job title.

1 28 (96.55%) TCP/IP
1 28 (96.55%) OSPF
2 25 (86.21%) Cisco
3 24 (82.76%) Juniper
3 24 (82.76%) MPLS
3 24 (82.76%) F5
4 17 (58.62%) BGP
4 17 (58.62%) EIGRP
5 15 (51.72%) RIP
6 13 (44.83%) VPN
6 13 (44.83%) DNS
6 13 (44.83%) SSL
6 13 (44.83%) Firewall
6 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
6 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
6 13 (44.83%) BIG-IP
6 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (41.38%) Linux
8 11 (37.93%) VRRP
8 11 (37.93%) Brocade
8 11 (37.93%) VLAN
8 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
8 11 (37.93%) Manufacturing
8 11 (37.93%) Multicast
9 5 (17.24%) SNMP
10 4 (13.79%) Web Services
10 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
10 4 (13.79%) Wireless
10 4 (13.79%) Network Management
10 4 (13.79%) Unreal Engine

Switch Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Switch Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Switch Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) OSPF
1 28 (96.55%) TCP/IP
2 24 (82.76%) MPLS
3 17 (58.62%) BGP
3 17 (58.62%) EIGRP
4 15 (51.72%) RIP
5 13 (44.83%) BIG-IP
5 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (44.83%) DNS
5 13 (44.83%) Firewall
5 13 (44.83%) SSL
5 13 (44.83%) VPN
6 11 (37.93%) Multicast
6 11 (37.93%) VLAN
6 11 (37.93%) VRRP
7 5 (17.24%) SNMP
8 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
8 4 (13.79%) Wireless
9 1 (3.45%) LAN
9 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
General
1 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
2 11 (37.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Unreal Engine
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Network Management
2 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) F5
2 24 (82.76%) Juniper
3 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
4 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
4 11 (37.93%) Brocade
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