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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Packet Switching
Rank 880 946 974
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +28
Permanent jobs citing Packet Switching 2 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.017% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.10% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Median salary - £110,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +193.33%
UK excluding London median salary - - £60,000

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
15336 17617 20479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.64% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12445 14550 16505
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
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 2 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 10 December 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 +45 2 - -
London +23 2 - -

Packet Switching
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 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
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto