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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Switch Engineer
Rank 853 900 961
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 70 72 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.066% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.068% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 67 64 34
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,950 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +35 67 £45,000 - 7
South East +53 27 £45,000 -7.21% 2
London +20 17 £52,000 -5.45% 4
Berkshire +19 17 £49,000 +1.03% 1
East of England +44 13 £45,000 +100.00%
Surrey +25 10 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Essex +16 7 £45,000 -
Bracknell -3 7 £49,000 - 1
Colchester - 7 £45,000 -
Guildford - 6 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +26 5 £36,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +23 5 £42,500 +88.88%
West Midlands -9 5 £45,375 -19.69% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £42,500 -
Reading - 4 £65,000 -
Leeds +4 3 £36,000 -20.00%
West Yorkshire +2 3 £36,000 -20.00%
Torfaen - 3 £35,000 -
South Wales - 3 £35,000 -
Wales - 3 £35,000 -
Cwmbran - 3 £35,000 -
City of London +56 2 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Newbury +9 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Birmingham -12 2 £52,000 -7.96% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £38,750 -
Sheffield - 2 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Worcester - 2 £38,750 -
Leominster - 1 - -
Egham - 1 £38,500 -

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 120 (80.00%) Cisco
2 105 (70.00%) Firewall
3 78 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (42.00%) TCP/IP
5 62 (41.33%) CCNP
5 62 (41.33%) Juniper
6 61 (40.67%) OSPF
7 57 (38.00%) MPLS
7 57 (38.00%) BGP
8 55 (36.67%) CCNA
9 51 (34.00%) VPN
10 43 (28.67%) F5
10 43 (28.67%) LAN
11 39 (26.00%) WAN
12 35 (23.33%) CheckPoint
13 33 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (20.67%) Network Security
14 31 (20.67%) Linux
14 31 (20.67%) EIGRP
15 30 (20.00%) DNS
16 29 (19.33%) Wireless
16 29 (19.33%) Telecoms
17 28 (18.67%) Palo Alto
18 27 (18.00%) VLAN
19 22 (14.67%) Data Centre
20 20 (13.33%) RIP
21 19 (12.67%) VoIP
22 18 (12.00%) Finance
22 18 (12.00%) Windows
22 18 (12.00%) ITIL

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 4 (2.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.33%) MS Office
1 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 105 (70.00%) Firewall
2 63 (42.00%) TCP/IP
3 61 (40.67%) OSPF
4 57 (38.00%) BGP
4 57 (38.00%) MPLS
5 51 (34.00%) VPN
6 43 (28.67%) LAN
7 39 (26.00%) WAN
8 33 (22.00%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (20.67%) EIGRP
9 31 (20.67%) Network Security
10 30 (20.00%) DNS
11 29 (19.33%) Wireless
12 27 (18.00%) VLAN
13 20 (13.33%) RIP
14 19 (12.67%) VoIP
15 16 (10.67%) BIG-IP
15 16 (10.67%) Multicast
16 15 (10.00%) IP Telephony
17 13 (8.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (19.33%) Telecoms
2 18 (12.00%) Finance
3 17 (11.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.33%) Electronics
4 5 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) French Language
6 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.33%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.33%) PKI
2 8 (5.33%) Replication
3 5 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.33%) Handset
5 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.67%) Linux
2 18 (12.00%) Windows
3 11 (7.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.33%) Unix
5 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.33%) Debian
6 2 (1.33%) Gentoo
6 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.33%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.00%) ITIL
2 16 (10.67%) Load Balancing
3 12 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (8.00%) Network Architecture
4 9 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (5.33%) Security Management
6 7 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.33%) Change Management
7 5 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.33%) Network Management
7 5 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 5 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (3.33%) Validation
7 5 (3.33%) Virtual Team Management
8 4 (2.67%) Migration
9 3 (2.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.33%) C
2 3 (2.00%) SQL
3 1 (0.67%) PHP
3 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 78 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (41.33%) CCNP
3 55 (36.67%) CCNA
4 9 (6.00%) CCIE
5 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.33%) CCDA
6 2 (1.33%) CCDE
6 2 (1.33%) CCDP
6 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.33%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.67%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.00%) vSphere
3 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.33%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 12 (8.00%) Nagios
2 6 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.33%) Cacti
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco CME
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 120 (80.00%) Cisco
2 62 (41.33%) Juniper
3 43 (28.67%) F5
4 35 (23.33%) CheckPoint
5 28 (18.67%) Palo Alto
6 12 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 12 (8.00%) Brocade
7 10 (6.67%) NETGEAR
7 10 (6.67%) VMware
8 9 (6.00%) HP
9 7 (4.67%) BroadSoft
9 7 (4.67%) SolarWinds
9 7 (4.67%) Zeacom
10 5 (3.33%) Avaya
10 5 (3.33%) Huawei
10 5 (3.33%) SAP
10 5 (3.33%) Sonus
11 4 (2.67%) Ericsson
12 3 (2.00%) Dell
13 2 (1.33%) Sophos
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