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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Switch Engineer
UK
Rank 837 865 879
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 26 88 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.087% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.091% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 24 82 78
Median salary £41,000 £47,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +13.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +17.28%

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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 2017 within the UK.

Switch Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Switch Engineer
Top 21 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 February 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 +35 26 £41,000 -13.68% 5
West Midlands - 11 £45,000 - 1
London +28 7 £41,000 -15.68%
Herefordshire - 7 £45,000 -
South East +30 6 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Surrey +42 4 £32,500 +16.07% 2
Leatherhead - 3 £32,500 -
Berkshire +14 2 £40,250 -30.00%
Shropshire - 2 £32,500 -
Telford - 2 £32,500 -
Reading +22 1 £45,000 -30.76%
City of London +19 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 - -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
Solihull - 1 £82,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £35,500 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Malvern - 1 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 65 (81.25%) Cisco
2 45 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (47.50%) Firewall
4 36 (45.00%) CCNA
5 35 (43.75%) CCNP
6 28 (35.00%) MPLS
6 28 (35.00%) OSPF
7 23 (28.75%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (26.25%) F5
9 19 (23.75%) WAN
10 18 (22.50%) LAN
10 18 (22.50%) Juniper
11 17 (21.25%) Telecoms
12 16 (20.00%) Network Security
13 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
13 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
13 14 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (16.25%) HSRP
14 13 (16.25%) BGP
15 12 (15.00%) VoIP
15 12 (15.00%) DNS
15 12 (15.00%) Finance
16 11 (13.75%) DMS-100
16 11 (13.75%) PBX
16 11 (13.75%) DHCP
16 11 (13.75%) Ericsson
16 11 (13.75%) Nortel
16 11 (13.75%) 802.1X
16 11 (13.75%) GENBAND
16 11 (13.75%) BroadSoft

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 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 38 (47.50%) Firewall
2 28 (35.00%) MPLS
2 28 (35.00%) OSPF
3 23 (28.75%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (23.75%) WAN
5 18 (22.50%) LAN
6 16 (20.00%) Network Security
7 14 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (16.25%) BGP
8 13 (16.25%) HSRP
9 12 (15.00%) DNS
9 12 (15.00%) VoIP
10 11 (13.75%) DHCP
10 11 (13.75%) DMS-100
10 11 (13.75%) PBX
10 11 (13.75%) Softswitch
11 10 (12.50%) ADSL
11 10 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (12.50%) DMVPN
11 10 (12.50%) PSTN
General
1 17 (21.25%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.00%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Front Office
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.25%) PKI
3 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Solaris
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) CentOS
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 9 (11.25%) ITIL
3 8 (10.00%) Change Management
3 8 (10.00%) Network Management
4 4 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.75%) Fault Management
5 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.75%) Patch Management
5 3 (3.75%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (2.50%) Line Management
6 2 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.50%) Validation
6 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (1.25%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Network Design
7 1 (1.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (45.00%) CCNA
3 35 (43.75%) CCNP
4 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
4 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.00%) CCIE
6 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.50%) Degree
7 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.50%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.25%) vCloud
4 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Nagios
2 3 (3.75%) Cacti
3 2 (2.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 65 (81.25%) Cisco
2 21 (26.25%) F5
3 18 (22.50%) Juniper
4 11 (13.75%) BroadSoft
4 11 (13.75%) Ericsson
4 11 (13.75%) GENBAND
4 11 (13.75%) Nortel
5 10 (12.50%) Cyberoam
6 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.50%) Blue Coat
7 6 (7.50%) VMware
8 5 (6.25%) Brocade
9 4 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.75%) Meraki
11 2 (2.50%) Avaya
11 2 (2.50%) CA
12 1 (1.25%) Citrix
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £55,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: to £28,000
Posted: 12 days ago