The table below looks at the statistics for the Switch Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Switch Engineer
Rank 423 432 435
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 25 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.15% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 9
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,200
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Switch Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Switch Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Switch Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Switch Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Switch Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Switch Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Switch Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 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
Berkshire -15 12 £48,750 -4.87% 1
Surrey +16 8 £28,000 -46.66% 2
Oxfordshire -2 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hampshire +21 1 £39,500 -1.25%
Kent +1 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Switch Engineer
England

Switch Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 30 (85.71%) Cisco
2 26 (74.29%) TCP/IP
2 26 (74.29%) OSPF
3 25 (71.43%) Juniper
4 22 (62.86%) MPLS
5 21 (60.00%) Firewall
6 20 (57.14%) BGP
7 17 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (48.57%) VPN
8 16 (45.71%) WAN
8 16 (45.71%) CheckPoint
9 14 (40.00%) Wireless
9 14 (40.00%) CCNA
10 13 (37.14%) CCNP
11 12 (34.29%) F5
12 11 (31.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (31.43%) Linux
13 10 (28.57%) DSL
14 9 (25.71%) VLAN
14 9 (25.71%) HSRP
14 9 (25.71%) Palo Alto
14 9 (25.71%) EIGRP
14 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
14 9 (25.71%) DNS
14 9 (25.71%) RIP
15 7 (20.00%) LAN
15 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
16 6 (17.14%) VRRP
16 6 (17.14%) Multicast
16 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA

Switch Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) OSPF
1 26 (74.29%) TCP/IP
2 22 (62.86%) MPLS
3 21 (60.00%) Firewall
4 20 (57.14%) BGP
5 17 (48.57%) VPN
6 16 (45.71%) WAN
7 14 (40.00%) Wireless
8 10 (28.57%) DSL
9 9 (25.71%) DNS
9 9 (25.71%) EIGRP
9 9 (25.71%) HSRP
9 9 (25.71%) RIP
9 9 (25.71%) VLAN
10 7 (20.00%) LAN
11 6 (17.14%) BIG-IP
11 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (17.14%) Multicast
11 6 (17.14%) VRRP
12 5 (14.29%) SNMP
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Unreal Engine
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.86%) IBM XIV
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (8.57%) Network Management
3 2 (5.71%) Presales
4 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) OO
4 1 (2.86%) OOD
4 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.86%) Security Management
4 1 (2.86%) Service Management
4 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) C
2 2 (5.71%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (40.00%) CCNA
3 13 (37.14%) CCNP
4 2 (5.71%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Cisco
2 25 (71.43%) Juniper
3 16 (45.71%) CheckPoint
4 12 (34.29%) F5
5 9 (25.71%) Palo Alto
6 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
6 6 (17.14%) Brocade
7 4 (11.43%) VMware
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) IBM
8 1 (2.86%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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