The table below looks at the statistics for Packet Switching skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Packet Switching over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Packet Switching
Rank 910 963 -
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -
Permanent jobs citing Packet Switching 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.001% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.030% 0.005% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -

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
16800 19341 21023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.44% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13958 15746 16763
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Packet Switching
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Packet Switching as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Packet Switching within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England +65 5 £50,000 -28.57%
South East +52 5 £50,000 -28.57%
Newbury - 5 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Leeds - 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -

Packet Switching
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing Packet Switching also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Packet Switching.

1 27 (96.43%) VPN
1 27 (96.43%) MPLS
2 20 (71.43%) OSPF
2 20 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 20 (71.43%) HSRP
3 19 (67.86%) VoLTE
3 19 (67.86%) VoWiFi
3 19 (67.86%) Redback
3 19 (67.86%) Network Design
3 19 (67.86%) GGSN
3 19 (67.86%) SGSN
3 19 (67.86%) Network Architecture
3 19 (67.86%) 4G
3 19 (67.86%) Ethernet
3 19 (67.86%) ATM
3 19 (67.86%) SDH
3 19 (67.86%) Juniper
3 19 (67.86%) Ericsson
3 19 (67.86%) BGP
3 19 (67.86%) RSVP
3 19 (67.86%) SS7
3 19 (67.86%) VRRP
3 19 (67.86%) 3G
3 19 (67.86%) SONET
3 19 (67.86%) Frame Relay
3 19 (67.86%) Telecoms
4 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 9 (32.14%) LAN
5 8 (28.57%) DWDM

Packet Switching
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) MPLS
1 27 (96.43%) VPN
2 20 (71.43%) HSRP
2 20 (71.43%) OSPF
2 20 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 19 (67.86%) 3G
3 19 (67.86%) 4G
3 19 (67.86%) ATM
3 19 (67.86%) BGP
3 19 (67.86%) Ethernet
3 19 (67.86%) Frame Relay
3 19 (67.86%) GGSN
3 19 (67.86%) RSVP
3 19 (67.86%) SDH
3 19 (67.86%) SGSN
3 19 (67.86%) SONET
3 19 (67.86%) SS7
3 19 (67.86%) VoLTE
3 19 (67.86%) VoWiFi
3 19 (67.86%) VRRP
General
1 19 (67.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Design Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (60.71%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 8 (28.57%) Statistics
2 4 (14.29%) Equities
2 4 (14.29%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Network Architecture
1 19 (67.86%) Network Design
2 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CCNP
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCIE
2 4 (14.29%) CISM
2 4 (14.29%) CISSP
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Ericsson
1 19 (67.86%) Juniper
1 19 (67.86%) Redback
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco