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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Packet Switching
Rank 886 892 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Packet Switching 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.031% 0.021% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - -

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Packet Switching Salary Histogram in the UK

Packet Switching
Top 6 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 27 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
England +13 6 £47,500 -
London - 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £35,000 -
South East - 2 £35,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £35,000 -

Packet Switching
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Wireshark
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) OSPF
3 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) HSRP
3 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Derivative
6 3 (27.27%) Multicast
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
6 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (27.27%) DMVPN
6 3 (27.27%) MPLS
6 3 (27.27%) BGP
6 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
6 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) 3G
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP

Packet Switching
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Wireshark
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) OSPF
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
3 6 (54.55%) HSRP
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Multicast
5 3 (27.27%) DMVPN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (18.18%) LTE
6 2 (18.18%) 2.5G
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Derivative
2 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 2 (18.18%) IVR
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 2 (18.18%) Mitel
3 2 (18.18%) NetHawk
3 2 (18.18%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft