The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Packet Switching
Rank - - 887
Permanent jobs citing Packet Switching 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20468 19663 21122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.58% 18.14% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16386 15794 17412
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) SMS
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) Opsware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) 4G

Packet Switching
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) GPRS
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) SMS
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Opsware