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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Switch Engineer
Rank 823 925 932
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 53 60 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.056% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.058% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 49 57 27
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £28,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Switch Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Switch Engineer
Top 29 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 7 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 +88 53 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South East +73 20 £47,000 - 3
London +43 18 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Berkshire +61 11 £50,000 +6.38%
West Midlands -8 6 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +14 5 £40,000 +1.26%
North West - 5 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 5 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +16 4 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Bracknell +15 4 £50,000 +5.82%
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 -
City of London +33 3 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Leatherhead - 3 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire +12 2 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England +5 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Maidenhead - 2 £42,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £37,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £42,500 -
Guildford +27 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Bristol +17 1 £38,500 -6.09%
South West +13 1 £38,500 -9.41%
Dudley - 1 £27,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £35,000 -

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 96 (80.00%) Cisco
2 60 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (45.83%) Firewall
4 44 (36.67%) CCNA
5 39 (32.50%) CCNP
5 39 (32.50%) OSPF
6 30 (25.00%) Juniper
7 26 (21.67%) Telecoms
8 25 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (20.00%) F5
9 24 (20.00%) MPLS
10 23 (19.17%) BGP
10 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
11 20 (16.67%) LAN
11 20 (16.67%) VoIP
11 20 (16.67%) WAN
11 20 (16.67%) RIP
11 20 (16.67%) DMS-100
12 18 (15.00%) BroadSoft
13 17 (14.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (14.17%) Linux
14 16 (13.33%) VPN
14 16 (13.33%) VLAN
15 15 (12.50%) Network Security
15 15 (12.50%) GENBAND
15 15 (12.50%) Finance
16 14 (11.67%) CCIE
17 13 (10.83%) Softswitch
17 13 (10.83%) Nortel
17 13 (10.83%) PBX

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 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (45.83%) Firewall
2 39 (32.50%) OSPF
3 25 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (20.00%) MPLS
5 23 (19.17%) BGP
5 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
6 20 (16.67%) DMS-100
6 20 (16.67%) LAN
6 20 (16.67%) RIP
6 20 (16.67%) VoIP
6 20 (16.67%) WAN
7 17 (14.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (13.33%) VLAN
8 16 (13.33%) VPN
9 15 (12.50%) Network Security
10 13 (10.83%) PBX
10 13 (10.83%) Softswitch
11 12 (10.00%) EIGRP
11 12 (10.00%) Wireless
12 11 (9.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
General
1 26 (21.67%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.50%) Finance
3 13 (10.83%) Manufacturing
4 10 (8.33%) Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Electronics
5 4 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) 802.1X
1 4 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.83%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.17%) PKI
3 5 (4.17%) Replication
4 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.17%) Linux
2 11 (9.17%) Windows
3 6 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.67%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.00%) Change Management
1 12 (10.00%) ITIL
2 8 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 8 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 8 (6.67%) Network Management
3 6 (5.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (5.00%) Validation
3 6 (5.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 5 (4.17%) Security Management
5 4 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (3.33%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (3.33%) Patch Management
5 4 (3.33%) Presales
5 4 (3.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.67%) Network Design
7 2 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 60 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (36.67%) CCNA
3 39 (32.50%) CCNP
4 14 (11.67%) CCIE
5 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.17%) CCDA
6 5 (4.17%) CCDE
6 5 (4.17%) CCDP
7 4 (3.33%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (3.33%) Degree
7 4 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.67%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.83%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.83%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) SLA
2 6 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) Docker
4 1 (0.83%) vCloud
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) Nagios
2 4 (3.33%) Cacti
2 4 (3.33%) Cisco CME
2 4 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.83%) Ansible
Vendors
1 96 (80.00%) Cisco
2 30 (25.00%) Juniper
3 24 (20.00%) F5
4 18 (15.00%) BroadSoft
5 15 (12.50%) GENBAND
6 13 (10.83%) Ericsson
6 13 (10.83%) Nortel
7 12 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 11 (9.17%) Sonus
9 9 (7.50%) Blue Coat
9 9 (7.50%) Brocade
10 7 (5.83%) VMware
11 6 (5.00%) Avaya
11 6 (5.00%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.33%) AirMagnet
12 4 (3.33%) Cyberoam
12 4 (3.33%) NETGEAR
12 4 (3.33%) Palo Alto
12 4 (3.33%) SAP
13 3 (2.50%) Meraki
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to c.£22,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago