The table below looks at the statistics for the Switch Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Switch Engineer
Rank 262 266 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.028% 0.014% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.014% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £48,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
Switch Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6812 6968 6479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.56% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5574 5644 5248
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Switch Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Switch Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Switch Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Switch Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Essex - 2 £48,000 -
Switch Engineer
England

Switch Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Sophos
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) CCDP
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) FirePass
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Network Management
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) HSRP

Switch Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) FirePass
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) MGCP
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Zeacom