The table below looks at the statistics for the Switch Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Switch Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Switch Engineer
Rank 889 937 872
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 14 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.003% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 9
Average salary £42,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Switch Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Switch Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Switch Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the UK.

Switch Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Switch Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Switch Engineer over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Switch Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Switch Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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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 +43 14 £42,500 -
London - 8 £42,500 -
Manchester - 5 £45,000 -
North West - 5 £45,000 -
Berkshire +1 1 £50,000 -
South East -3 1 £50,000 -
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -

Switch Engineer
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Switch Engineer in their job title 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 with Switch Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Ericsson
2 10 (71.43%) VoIP
3 9 (64.29%) DMS-100
4 7 (50.00%) Acme Packet
4 7 (50.00%) Sonus
4 7 (50.00%) Dialogic
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (14.29%) MGW
7 2 (14.29%) Softswitch
7 2 (14.29%) GMP
7 2 (14.29%) Nortel
7 2 (14.29%) PBX
8 1 (7.14%) 4G

Switch Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Switch Engineer in their job title 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 with Switch Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) VoIP
2 9 (64.29%) DMS-100
3 3 (21.43%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (14.29%) MGW
4 2 (14.29%) Softswitch
4 2 (14.29%) PBX
5 1 (7.14%) 4G
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GMP
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Ericsson
2 7 (50.00%) Acme Packet
2 7 (50.00%) Sonus
2 7 (50.00%) Dialogic
3 2 (14.29%) Nortel