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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Packet Switching
Rank 914 963 999
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +36
Permanent jobs citing Packet Switching 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.053% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 9 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
17095 19123 20340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.13% 17.89% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14196 15317 16281
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 May 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 +24 9 £50,000 -28.57%
South East +14 9 £50,000 -28.57%
Newbury - 9 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 9 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £50,000 -
Leeds - 7 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 -

Packet Switching
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 30 (96.77%) MPLS
2 29 (93.55%) VPN
3 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
3 20 (64.52%) OSPF
3 20 (64.52%) HSRP
4 19 (61.29%) 4G
4 19 (61.29%) VoLTE
4 19 (61.29%) VoWiFi
4 19 (61.29%) Redback
4 19 (61.29%) Network Design
4 19 (61.29%) GGSN
4 19 (61.29%) SGSN
4 19 (61.29%) Network Architecture
4 19 (61.29%) BGP
4 19 (61.29%) RSVP
4 19 (61.29%) SS7
4 19 (61.29%) VRRP
4 19 (61.29%) 3G
4 19 (61.29%) SONET
4 19 (61.29%) Frame Relay
4 19 (61.29%) Telecoms
4 19 (61.29%) Ethernet
4 19 (61.29%) ATM
4 19 (61.29%) SDH
4 19 (61.29%) Juniper
4 19 (61.29%) Ericsson
5 12 (38.71%) WAN
5 12 (38.71%) Finance
6 11 (35.48%) DWDM
6 11 (35.48%) LAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) MPLS
2 29 (93.55%) VPN
3 20 (64.52%) HSRP
3 20 (64.52%) OSPF
3 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
4 19 (61.29%) 3G
4 19 (61.29%) 4G
4 19 (61.29%) ATM
4 19 (61.29%) BGP
4 19 (61.29%) Ethernet
4 19 (61.29%) Frame Relay
4 19 (61.29%) GGSN
4 19 (61.29%) RSVP
4 19 (61.29%) SDH
4 19 (61.29%) SGSN
4 19 (61.29%) SONET
4 19 (61.29%) SS7
4 19 (61.29%) VoLTE
4 19 (61.29%) VoWiFi
4 19 (61.29%) VRRP
General
1 19 (61.29%) Telecoms
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Design Engineer
1 19 (61.29%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (54.84%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Head of Communications
3 2 (6.45%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Head of IT
3 2 (6.45%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Head of Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Head of Networks
4 1 (3.23%) Head of Technology
4 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
1 11 (35.48%) Statistics
2 4 (12.90%) Equities
2 4 (12.90%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Network Architecture
1 19 (61.29%) Network Design
2 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.90%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CCNP
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCIE
2 4 (12.90%) CISM
2 4 (12.90%) CISSP
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Ericsson
1 19 (61.29%) Juniper
1 19 (61.29%) Redback
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft