The table below looks at the statistics for Packet Switching skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Packet Switching over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Packet Switching
Rank 909 932 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs citing Packet Switching 26 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.005% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.026% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Packet Switching
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Packet Switching Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Packet Switching
Salary Trend

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

Packet Switching Salary Trend in the UK

Packet Switching
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Packet Switching over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Packet Switching Salary Histogram in the UK

Packet Switching
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Packet Switching within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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
England +41 26 £50,000 -
London +21 18 £110,000 +120.00%
Newbury - 8 £50,000 -
Leeds - 8 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 8 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £50,000 -
South East - 8 £50,000 -
City of London - 4 £110,000 -

Packet Switching
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 34 (100.00%) MPLS
2 31 (91.18%) VPN
3 26 (76.47%) WAN
3 26 (76.47%) Finance
4 25 (73.53%) Network Security
5 24 (70.59%) Unified Communications
5 24 (70.59%) Statistics
5 24 (70.59%) NGN
5 24 (70.59%) Data Centre
5 24 (70.59%) DWDM
6 23 (67.65%) LAN
7 22 (64.71%) Infrastructure Management
8 15 (44.12%) Financial Institution
9 13 (38.24%) Fixed Income
9 13 (38.24%) Equities
9 13 (38.24%) Asset Management
9 13 (38.24%) Cisco
9 13 (38.24%) Skype for Business
9 13 (38.24%) Retail
10 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
11 9 (26.47%) CCIE
11 9 (26.47%) CCNP
11 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (23.53%) HSRP
12 8 (23.53%) VoLTE
12 8 (23.53%) VoWiFi
12 8 (23.53%) Redback
12 8 (23.53%) GGSN
12 8 (23.53%) SGSN

Packet Switching
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (38.24%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) MPLS
2 31 (91.18%) VPN
3 26 (76.47%) WAN
4 25 (73.53%) Network Security
5 24 (70.59%) DWDM
5 24 (70.59%) NGN
5 24 (70.59%) Unified Communications
6 23 (67.65%) LAN
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (23.53%) 3G
8 8 (23.53%) 4G
8 8 (23.53%) Ethernet
8 8 (23.53%) GGSN
8 8 (23.53%) HSRP
8 8 (23.53%) SDH
8 8 (23.53%) SGSN
8 8 (23.53%) SONET
8 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 8 (23.53%) VoLTE
8 8 (23.53%) VoWiFi
General
1 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Financial Institution
3 13 (38.24%) Retail
4 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Head of Communications
2 8 (23.53%) Design Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Ericsson Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Head of IT
2 8 (23.53%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Head of Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Head of Networks
4 2 (5.88%) Head of Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Head of Technology
4 2 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Head of IP Transport
5 1 (2.94%) Network Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Data Centre
1 24 (70.59%) Statistics
2 13 (38.24%) Equities
2 13 (38.24%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 13 (38.24%) Asset Management
3 8 (23.53%) Network Architecture
3 8 (23.53%) Network Design
4 4 (11.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) Budget Control
5 2 (5.88%) Line Management
5 2 (5.88%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CCIE
1 9 (26.47%) CCNP
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CISM
2 4 (11.76%) CISSP
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Ericsson
3 8 (23.53%) Juniper
3 8 (23.53%) Redback