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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Switch Engineer
Rank 873 871 973
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +102
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 53 87 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.081% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.084% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 52 80 30
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £34,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

Switch Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Switch Engineer
Top 27 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 25 May 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 -8 53 £45,000 - 9
South East +26 25 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire +17 14 £49,500 +2.06% 2
East of England +41 13 £45,000 +100.00%
Surrey +13 10 £41,750 +57.54% 1
London -15 8 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Essex - 7 £45,000 -
Colchester - 7 £45,000 -
Reading +25 6 £65,000 +56.62%
Bracknell -10 6 £48,500 -2.02% 1
Hertfordshire +23 5 £42,500 +88.88%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £42,500 -
Guildford - 5 £45,000 - 1
Leeds -16 4 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -19 4 £36,000 -20.00% 1
West Yorkshire -25 4 £36,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -19 3 £45,375 -7.86% 1
Egham - 2 £38,000 -
Birmingham -3 1 £52,000 -7.96%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £38,750 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £38,500 -
Epsom - 1 £30,000 -
Worcester - 1 £38,750 -
Peterborough - 1 £65,000 -
Leominster - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 -

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 109 (76.22%) Cisco
2 106 (74.13%) Firewall
3 76 (53.15%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (46.85%) TCP/IP
5 66 (46.15%) CCNP
6 60 (41.96%) OSPF
7 59 (41.26%) Juniper
8 57 (39.86%) MPLS
9 56 (39.16%) VPN
10 55 (38.46%) BGP
11 50 (34.97%) CCNA
12 45 (31.47%) LAN
13 41 (28.67%) WAN
14 37 (25.87%) F5
15 36 (25.17%) Telecoms
16 35 (24.48%) Network Security
17 33 (23.08%) EIGRP
18 32 (22.38%) Linux
19 31 (21.68%) CheckPoint
20 29 (20.28%) DNS
20 29 (20.28%) Cisco ASA
21 28 (19.58%) Wireless
22 26 (18.18%) Palo Alto
23 25 (17.48%) VLAN
24 22 (15.38%) Data Centre
25 21 (14.69%) VoIP
26 19 (13.29%) RIP
27 17 (11.89%) Finance
28 16 (11.19%) BIG-IP
29 14 (9.79%) Load Balancing

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 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.40%) MS Office
1 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.70%) Office 365
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (74.13%) Firewall
2 67 (46.85%) TCP/IP
3 60 (41.96%) OSPF
4 57 (39.86%) MPLS
5 56 (39.16%) VPN
6 55 (38.46%) BGP
7 45 (31.47%) LAN
8 41 (28.67%) WAN
9 35 (24.48%) Network Security
10 33 (23.08%) EIGRP
11 29 (20.28%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (20.28%) DNS
12 28 (19.58%) Wireless
13 25 (17.48%) VLAN
14 21 (14.69%) VoIP
15 19 (13.29%) RIP
16 16 (11.19%) BIG-IP
17 14 (9.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (9.79%) Ethernet
18 13 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (25.17%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.89%) Finance
3 13 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.10%) Electronics
4 3 (2.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) French Language
6 1 (0.70%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.80%) Unreal Engine
1 4 (2.80%) Web Services
2 3 (2.10%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.20%) IVR
2 6 (4.20%) PKI
2 6 (4.20%) Replication
3 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.40%) Handset
3 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.38%) Linux
2 11 (7.69%) Windows
3 6 (4.20%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.50%) Unix
5 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) Debian
6 2 (1.40%) Gentoo
6 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.40%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.79%) Load Balancing
2 12 (8.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (6.99%) ITIL
4 7 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (4.90%) Network Architecture
4 7 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (4.20%) Change Management
5 6 (4.20%) Migration
5 6 (4.20%) Security Management
6 5 (3.50%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.50%) Network Design
6 5 (3.50%) Network Management
6 5 (3.50%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (3.50%) Validation
7 3 (2.10%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.10%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (2.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.10%) Programme Management
7 3 (2.10%) Project Management
7 3 (2.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.50%) C
2 3 (2.10%) SQL
3 1 (0.70%) PHP
3 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 76 (53.15%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (46.15%) CCNP
3 50 (34.97%) CCNA
4 8 (5.59%) CCIE
5 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.40%) Degree
6 2 (1.40%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.80%) SLA
3 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.20%) vSphere
3 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.40%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Nagios
2 5 (3.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.70%) Ansible
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 109 (76.22%) Cisco
2 59 (41.26%) Juniper
3 37 (25.87%) F5
4 31 (21.68%) CheckPoint
5 26 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 11 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 10 (6.99%) Brocade
7 10 (6.99%) HP
8 8 (5.59%) NETGEAR
8 8 (5.59%) VMware
9 7 (4.90%) Zeacom
10 5 (3.50%) Avaya
10 5 (3.50%) Huawei
11 4 (2.80%) Dell
11 4 (2.80%) Ericsson
11 4 (2.80%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.10%) BroadSoft
12 3 (2.10%) Citrix
12 3 (2.10%) SAP
12 3 (2.10%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Leeds
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Berks / Bucks
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Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago