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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Switch Engineer
UK
Rank 814 854 882
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 38 71 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.072% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.075% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 35 64 57
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £32,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +16.04%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 within the UK.

Switch Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Switch Engineer
Top 23 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +52 38 £45,000 -10.00% 4
London +45 12 £70,000 +40.00% 1
West Midlands +21 12 £45,000 -10.00%
South East +52 10 £45,000 -4.25% 3
Herefordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Surrey +35 5 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Leatherhead - 5 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +40 3 £50,000 +6.38%
City of London +28 3 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Telford - 3 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £32,500 -
Hampshire +11 2 £41,250 +4.43%
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
North West - 2 £40,000 -
South West +17 1 £38,500 -18.94%
Bracknell +14 1 £50,000 +5.26%
East Midlands +13 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £35,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £38,500 -

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 74 (76.29%) Cisco
2 55 (56.70%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (49.48%) Firewall
4 43 (44.33%) CCNP
4 43 (44.33%) CCNA
5 31 (31.96%) OSPF
6 25 (25.77%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (23.71%) MPLS
8 22 (22.68%) Telecoms
8 22 (22.68%) Juniper
8 22 (22.68%) WAN
9 21 (21.65%) LAN
10 20 (20.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (19.59%) F5
12 18 (18.56%) VoIP
12 18 (18.56%) Network Security
13 14 (14.43%) GENBAND
13 14 (14.43%) DMS-100
13 14 (14.43%) BGP
14 13 (13.40%) Ericsson
14 13 (13.40%) PBX
14 13 (13.40%) RIP
14 13 (13.40%) Nortel
14 13 (13.40%) BroadSoft
14 13 (13.40%) Softswitch
15 12 (12.37%) HSRP
16 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
16 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
16 11 (11.34%) DNS
16 11 (11.34%) Change Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 48 (49.48%) Firewall
2 31 (31.96%) OSPF
3 25 (25.77%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (23.71%) MPLS
5 22 (22.68%) WAN
6 21 (21.65%) LAN
7 20 (20.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (18.56%) Network Security
8 18 (18.56%) VoIP
9 14 (14.43%) BGP
9 14 (14.43%) DMS-100
10 13 (13.40%) PBX
10 13 (13.40%) RIP
10 13 (13.40%) Softswitch
11 12 (12.37%) HSRP
12 11 (11.34%) DNS
13 10 (10.31%) DHCP
13 10 (10.31%) TCP/IP
13 10 (10.31%) VPN
13 10 (10.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
General
1 22 (22.68%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.28%) Banking
2 9 (9.28%) Finance
3 6 (6.19%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Front Office
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.19%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.06%) PKI
3 2 (2.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) CentOS
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.34%) Change Management
2 9 (9.28%) Load Balancing
3 8 (8.25%) ITIL
4 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.22%) Network Management
5 5 (5.15%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (5.15%) Validation
5 5 (5.15%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (4.12%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.09%) Patch Management
7 3 (3.09%) Presales
7 3 (3.09%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (2.06%) Fault Management
8 2 (2.06%) Forensic Analysis
8 2 (2.06%) Line Management
8 2 (2.06%) Security Management
8 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.06%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 55 (56.70%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (44.33%) CCNA
2 43 (44.33%) CCNP
3 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.28%) CCIE
5 3 (3.09%) CCDA
5 3 (3.09%) CCDE
5 3 (3.09%) CCDP
5 3 (3.09%) CCNP Voice
5 3 (3.09%) Degree
5 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.06%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.03%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.03%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.03%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.19%) SLA
3 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) Docker
3 1 (1.03%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.03%) vCloud
3 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (4.12%) Nagios
2 3 (3.09%) Cacti
2 3 (3.09%) Cisco CME
3 2 (2.06%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 74 (76.29%) Cisco
2 22 (22.68%) Juniper
3 19 (19.59%) F5
4 14 (14.43%) GENBAND
5 13 (13.40%) BroadSoft
5 13 (13.40%) Ericsson
5 13 (13.40%) Nortel
6 9 (9.28%) Cyberoam
7 6 (6.19%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.15%) Avaya
8 5 (5.15%) Brocade
8 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.15%) Sonus
9 4 (4.12%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.12%) VMware
10 3 (3.09%) AirMagnet
10 3 (3.09%) Meraki
10 3 (3.09%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.06%) Riverbed
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