The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Switch Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Switch Engineer
Rank 846 927 942
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 64 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.036% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.037% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 62 33 27
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +5.33%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Switch Engineer in the job title.

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 28 September 2016 within the UK.

Switch Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Switch Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +73 63 £45,000 -10.00% 7
London +64 25 £45,000 -13.46% 1
South East +59 24 £47,000 +2.17% 4
Berkshire +40 12 £50,750 +4.63% 2
East of England +23 9 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Hampshire +17 7 £40,000 +10.34%
Hertfordshire +13 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £52,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £42,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +19 3 £35,000 -
Bracknell 0 3 £47,000 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
North West -6 2 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Surrey - 2 £50,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £45,000 - 1
Guildford - 2 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £42,500 -
Reading - 2 £51,500 - 1
Luton - 2 £50,000 -
City of London +47 1 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Abingdon - 1 £35,000 - 1
Windsor - 1 £80,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £33,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £35,000 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £35,000 -

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Switch Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Switch Engineer in the job title.

1 118 (87.41%) Cisco
2 75 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (50.37%) Firewall
4 54 (40.00%) CCNP
5 51 (37.78%) CCNA
6 47 (34.81%) OSPF
7 40 (29.63%) BGP
8 37 (27.41%) Juniper
9 32 (23.70%) MPLS
9 32 (23.70%) TCP/IP
10 31 (22.96%) LAN
11 30 (22.22%) F5
12 29 (21.48%) WAN
12 29 (21.48%) VPN
13 28 (20.74%) EIGRP
14 27 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (19.26%) Telecoms
15 26 (19.26%) RIP
16 25 (18.52%) Linux
17 24 (17.78%) Network Security
18 21 (15.56%) VLAN
19 20 (14.81%) VoIP
20 19 (14.07%) ITIL
21 18 (13.33%) Wireless
21 18 (13.33%) CCIE
21 18 (13.33%) CheckPoint
22 17 (12.59%) DMS-100
23 16 (11.85%) Cisco Nexus
23 16 (11.85%) Multicast
23 16 (11.85%) Manufacturing

Switch Engineer Skill Set
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 5 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (50.37%) Firewall
2 47 (34.81%) OSPF
3 40 (29.63%) BGP
4 32 (23.70%) MPLS
4 32 (23.70%) TCP/IP
5 31 (22.96%) LAN
6 29 (21.48%) VPN
6 29 (21.48%) WAN
7 28 (20.74%) EIGRP
8 27 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (19.26%) RIP
10 24 (17.78%) Network Security
11 21 (15.56%) VLAN
12 20 (14.81%) VoIP
13 18 (13.33%) Wireless
14 17 (12.59%) DMS-100
15 16 (11.85%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (11.85%) Multicast
16 14 (10.37%) DNS
17 12 (8.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
General
1 26 (19.26%) Telecoms
2 16 (11.85%) Manufacturing
3 15 (11.11%) Finance
4 5 (3.70%) Electronics
4 5 (3.70%) Marketing
5 4 (2.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) XMPP
2 3 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 9 (6.67%) PKI
3 9 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.74%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.52%) Linux
2 15 (11.11%) Windows
3 8 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.07%) ITIL
2 13 (9.63%) Network Architecture
3 11 (8.15%) Incident Management
3 11 (8.15%) Load Balancing
4 10 (7.41%) Change Management
4 10 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (7.41%) Validation
4 10 (7.41%) Virtual Team Management
5 9 (6.67%) Security Management
6 8 (5.93%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (3.70%) Programme Management
9 4 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.96%) Presales
10 3 (2.22%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.22%) Network Management
10 3 (2.22%) Patch Management
10 3 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.74%) PHP
1 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 75 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (40.00%) CCNP
3 51 (37.78%) CCNA
4 18 (13.33%) CCIE
5 5 (3.70%) CCDA
5 5 (3.70%) CCDE
5 5 (3.70%) CCDP
6 4 (2.96%) CCNP Voice
6 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.48%) Degree
8 2 (1.48%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Docker
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) Nagios
2 6 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.96%) Cisco CME
4 3 (2.22%) Cacti
5 2 (1.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 118 (87.41%) Cisco
2 37 (27.41%) Juniper
3 30 (22.22%) F5
4 18 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 15 (11.11%) BroadSoft
5 15 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 13 (9.63%) Sonus
7 11 (8.15%) Blue Coat
7 11 (8.15%) Brocade
8 10 (7.41%) Avaya
8 10 (7.41%) GENBAND
8 10 (7.41%) VMware
9 8 (5.93%) Ericsson
9 8 (5.93%) NETGEAR
9 8 (5.93%) Nortel
9 8 (5.93%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.19%) Zeacom
11 5 (3.70%) SAP
12 4 (2.96%) AirMagnet
12 4 (2.96%) HP
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