The table below looks at the statistics for Packet Switching skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Packet Switching over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Packet Switching
Rank 838 845 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Packet Switching 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.003% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.045% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - -
Packet Switching
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17828 16830 19519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.23% 17.12% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14379 13285 15969
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Packet Switching
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Packet Switching across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Packet Switching Jobs Demand Trend in England

Packet Switching
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Packet Switching across the England region.

Packet Switching Salary Trend in England

Packet Switching
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Packet Switching across the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Packet Switching Salary Histogram in England

Packet Switching
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Packet Switching within the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
London - 6 £50,000 -
South East - 2 £35,000 -
Packet Switching
UK

Packet Switching
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Packet Switching also 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 that cited Packet Switching.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 6 (50.00%) HSRP
2 6 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) OSPF
2 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) MPLS
4 4 (33.33%) Derivative
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) Multicast
5 3 (25.00%) DMVPN
5 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) Perl

Packet Switching
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Packet Switching also 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 that cited Packet Switching. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
2 6 (50.00%) OSPF
2 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (50.00%) HSRP
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) Multicast
5 3 (25.00%) DMVPN
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) 3G
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Derivative
2 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (16.67%) IVR
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) Mitel
3 2 (16.67%) NetHawk
3 2 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft