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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Packet Switching
UK
Rank - 907 955
Permanent jobs citing Packet Switching 0 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.025% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.15% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 5
Median salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
13570 17522 19474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.16% 17.14% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11104 14559 15746
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,450 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto

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 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto