The table below looks at the statistics for the Switch Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Switch Engineer
Rank 240 - 247
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.045% - 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - £35,000
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6327 6179 6981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.04% 94.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5198 5106 5863
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Switch Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Switch Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Switch Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Switch Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 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
Manchester - 3 £45,000 -
Switch Engineer
England

Switch Engineer
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (100.00%) VCP4
2 2 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (33.33%) DMS-100
3 1 (33.33%) Softswitch
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel

Switch Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) Softswitch
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DMS-100
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VCP4
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel