The table below looks at the statistics for the Switch Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Switch Engineer
Rank 834 843 889
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 68 80 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.082% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.085% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 66 68 14
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -10.00%
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
89882 94415 94645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.13% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 76200 78954 76880
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 13 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
London +32 33 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East -4 23 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Yorkshire +18 10 £55,000 +22.22%
East of England +5 1 £46,000 +67.27% 1
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Switch Engineer
UK

Switch Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 99 (79.84%) Firewall
2 92 (74.19%) Cisco
3 70 (56.45%) TCP/IP
3 70 (56.45%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (46.77%) CCNP
5 54 (43.55%) MPLS
6 51 (41.13%) VPN
7 47 (37.90%) CCNA
8 44 (35.48%) OSPF
9 40 (32.26%) BGP
10 38 (30.65%) Juniper
11 37 (29.84%) LAN
12 35 (28.23%) WAN
12 35 (28.23%) Telecoms
12 35 (28.23%) Network Security
13 31 (25.00%) Wireless
13 31 (25.00%) Linux
14 30 (24.19%) CheckPoint
15 27 (21.77%) DNS
16 24 (19.35%) Ethernet
17 23 (18.55%) VoIP
18 19 (15.32%) HP
18 19 (15.32%) Finance
18 19 (15.32%) VLAN
19 18 (14.52%) F5
20 16 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
21 15 (12.10%) Cisco Nexus
22 14 (11.29%) VMware
23 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
24 12 (9.68%) Data Centre

Switch Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (79.84%) Firewall
2 70 (56.45%) TCP/IP
3 54 (43.55%) MPLS
4 51 (41.13%) VPN
5 44 (35.48%) OSPF
6 40 (32.26%) BGP
7 37 (29.84%) LAN
8 35 (28.23%) Network Security
8 35 (28.23%) WAN
9 31 (25.00%) Wireless
10 27 (21.77%) DNS
11 24 (19.35%) Ethernet
12 23 (18.55%) VoIP
13 19 (15.32%) VLAN
14 16 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (12.10%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (9.68%) PBX
17 11 (8.87%) Asterisk PBX
17 11 (8.87%) SMS
17 11 (8.87%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 35 (28.23%) Telecoms
2 19 (15.32%) Finance
3 7 (5.65%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.23%) Back Office
5 3 (2.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) Unreal Engine
1 3 (2.42%) Web Services
2 2 (1.61%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.81%) Middleware
3 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.68%) IVR
3 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.81%) Fintech
5 1 (0.81%) Handset
5 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.81%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (0.81%) IBM XIV
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (6.45%) Windows
3 7 (5.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.42%) Unix
5 2 (1.61%) Debian
5 2 (1.61%) Gentoo
5 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.61%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
1 11 (8.87%) Load Balancing
2 9 (7.26%) ITIL
3 7 (5.65%) Change Management
4 6 (4.84%) Network Management
5 4 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.42%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.42%) Presales
6 3 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.42%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.61%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.61%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.61%) Network Design
7 2 (1.61%) Patch Management
7 2 (1.61%) Project Management
7 2 (1.61%) Project Planning
7 2 (1.61%) Security Patching
7 2 (1.61%) Service Continuity Management
8 1 (0.81%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.03%) C
1 5 (4.03%) SQL
2 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.61%) C++
3 2 (1.61%) Perl
4 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 70 (56.45%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (46.77%) CCNP
3 47 (37.90%) CCNA
4 10 (8.06%) Degree
5 4 (3.23%) JNCIA
5 4 (3.23%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.61%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.61%) CCDP
6 2 (1.61%) MCP
6 2 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.81%) CCIE
7 1 (0.81%) CCSA
7 1 (0.81%) CCSE
7 1 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.61%) pfSense
3 2 (1.61%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.61%) vSphere
3 2 (1.61%) XenApp
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.61%) Nagios
1 2 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (74.19%) Cisco
2 38 (30.65%) Juniper
3 30 (24.19%) CheckPoint
4 19 (15.32%) HP
5 18 (14.52%) F5
6 14 (11.29%) VMware
7 12 (9.68%) Palo Alto
8 9 (7.26%) Citrix
9 8 (6.45%) Blue Coat
10 7 (5.65%) Riverbed
11 6 (4.84%) Brocade
12 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
12 5 (4.03%) ProCurve
12 5 (4.03%) Sophos
13 4 (3.23%) Kaspersky
14 3 (2.42%) Dell
14 3 (2.42%) NETGEAR
14 3 (2.42%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.61%) IBM
15 2 (1.61%) Symantec
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