The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Switch Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Switch Engineer
Rank 207 218 234
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 14 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.059% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.061% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 3
Median salary £49,750 £47,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.85% +30.55%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +22.66%
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
4350 4899 5639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.20% 95.91% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3471 3783 3884
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Switch Engineer in the job title.

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 26 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +2 4 £48,500 +3.19%
Reading - 4 £51,500 -
Newbury - 2 £35,000 -
Windsor - 2 £80,000 -
Switch Engineer
South East

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Switch 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 Berkshire region featuring Switch Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (75.00%) F5
3 19 (67.86%) OSPF
3 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
4 18 (64.29%) MPLS
5 17 (60.71%) Juniper
6 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (42.86%) VLAN
7 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
7 12 (42.86%) Firewall
7 12 (42.86%) RIP
8 11 (39.29%) Linux
8 11 (39.29%) Manufacturing
8 11 (39.29%) VRRP
8 11 (39.29%) Blue Coat
8 11 (39.29%) Brocade
8 11 (39.29%) Multicast
9 9 (32.14%) BGP
10 8 (28.57%) VPN
11 7 (25.00%) DNS
12 6 (21.43%) SSL
12 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
12 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
12 6 (21.43%) BIG-IP
13 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
13 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (10.71%) CCIE
15 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
15 2 (7.14%) Network Design

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) OSPF
1 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
2 18 (64.29%) MPLS
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (42.86%) Firewall
4 12 (42.86%) RIP
4 12 (42.86%) VLAN
5 11 (39.29%) Multicast
5 11 (39.29%) VRRP
6 9 (32.14%) BGP
7 8 (28.57%) VPN
8 7 (25.00%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) BIG-IP
9 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
9 6 (21.43%) SSL
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (7.14%) LAN
11 2 (7.14%) Wireless
12 1 (3.57%) SMTP
General
1 11 (39.29%) Manufacturing
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL
1 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
1 2 (7.14%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCIE
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (75.00%) F5
3 17 (60.71%) Juniper
4 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 11 (39.29%) Blue Coat
5 11 (39.29%) Brocade
6 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto