The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Switch Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Switch Engineer
Rank 819 907 916
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 66 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.043% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.045% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 33
Median salary £45,000 £52,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £36,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Switch Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
87086 98244 104666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.21% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74003 82364 85193
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Switch Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Switch Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Switch Engineer Salary Trend in England

Switch Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Switch Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Switch Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Switch Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London +50 27 £42,500 -22.72% 1
South East +36 22 £49,500 +4.21% 1
East of England +15 8 £43,750 -16.66%
Yorkshire +34 6 £35,000 -12.50%
West Midlands -2 2 £52,000 - 1
North West +17 1 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Switch Engineer
UK

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region featuring Switch Engineer in the job title.

1 109 (89.34%) Cisco
2 72 (59.02%) Firewall
3 67 (54.92%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (40.16%) CCNA
5 45 (36.89%) OSPF
5 45 (36.89%) CCNP
6 44 (36.07%) Juniper
7 38 (31.15%) BGP
8 35 (28.69%) MPLS
8 35 (28.69%) F5
9 34 (27.87%) VPN
10 33 (27.05%) TCP/IP
11 31 (25.41%) LAN
11 31 (25.41%) EIGRP
12 29 (23.77%) WAN
13 28 (22.95%) Linux
13 28 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (20.49%) RIP
15 23 (18.85%) Telecoms
15 23 (18.85%) Network Security
16 21 (17.21%) VLAN
17 20 (16.39%) CheckPoint
18 19 (15.57%) ITIL
19 18 (14.75%) DNS
20 17 (13.93%) CCIE
20 17 (13.93%) VoIP
20 17 (13.93%) Wireless
21 16 (13.11%) Manufacturing
21 16 (13.11%) Multicast
22 15 (12.30%) Palo Alto

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (4.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) SaaS
2 2 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (59.02%) Firewall
2 45 (36.89%) OSPF
3 38 (31.15%) BGP
4 35 (28.69%) MPLS
5 34 (27.87%) VPN
6 33 (27.05%) TCP/IP
7 31 (25.41%) EIGRP
7 31 (25.41%) LAN
8 29 (23.77%) WAN
9 28 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (20.49%) RIP
11 23 (18.85%) Network Security
12 21 (17.21%) VLAN
13 18 (14.75%) DNS
14 17 (13.93%) VoIP
14 17 (13.93%) Wireless
15 16 (13.11%) Multicast
16 14 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (11.48%) IP Telephony
17 12 (9.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
General
1 23 (18.85%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.11%) Manufacturing
3 15 (12.30%) Finance
4 5 (4.10%) Electronics
4 5 (4.10%) Marketing
5 4 (3.28%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) French Language
6 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) XMPP
2 3 (2.46%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.38%) PKI
2 9 (7.38%) Replication
2 9 (7.38%) Virtual Team
3 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.82%) Biometrics
3 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.95%) Linux
2 14 (11.48%) Windows
3 6 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.64%) Unix
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.57%) ITIL
2 13 (10.66%) Network Architecture
3 11 (9.02%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.20%) Incident Management
4 10 (8.20%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (7.38%) Change Management
5 9 (7.38%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (7.38%) Security Management
5 9 (7.38%) Validation
5 9 (7.38%) Virtual Team Management
6 7 (5.74%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.10%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (4.10%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.28%) Presales
9 3 (2.46%) Project Management
10 2 (1.64%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.64%) Network Design
10 2 (1.64%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.82%) PHP
1 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (54.92%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (40.16%) CCNA
3 45 (36.89%) CCNP
4 17 (13.93%) CCIE
5 5 (4.10%) CCDA
5 5 (4.10%) CCDE
5 5 (4.10%) CCDP
6 4 (3.28%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.64%) Degree
8 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.64%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.82%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.82%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.82%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.82%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.28%) vSphere
4 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.82%) Docker
4 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Nagios
2 8 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.28%) Cisco CME
4 2 (1.64%) Ansible
4 2 (1.64%) Cacti
Vendors
1 109 (89.34%) Cisco
2 44 (36.07%) Juniper
3 35 (28.69%) F5
4 20 (16.39%) CheckPoint
5 15 (12.30%) Palo Alto
6 13 (10.66%) Sonus
7 11 (9.02%) Blue Coat
7 11 (9.02%) Brocade
8 10 (8.20%) BroadSoft
9 9 (7.38%) Avaya
9 9 (7.38%) VMware
10 8 (6.56%) NETGEAR
11 7 (5.74%) SolarWinds
11 7 (5.74%) Zeacom
12 5 (4.10%) GENBAND
12 5 (4.10%) HP
12 5 (4.10%) SAP
13 4 (3.28%) AirMagnet
14 3 (2.46%) Dell
14 3 (2.46%) Riverbed
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