The median annual salary for a Switch Engineer was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Switch Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 197 225
Rank change year-on-year +23 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 8 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 0.37% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.38% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 7
Median salary £38,000 £65,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.53% +56.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £47,200 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3184 4701 5362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.44% 95.35% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 3860 3965
Median salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Switch Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Switch Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Switch Engineer in Berkshire

Switch Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Switch Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Switch Engineer in Berkshire

Switch Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Switch Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Switch Engineer in Berkshire

Switch Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Wokingham - 6 £38,000 -
Reading +8 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Slough - 1 £55,000 -
Switch Engineer
South East

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Switch Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) Wireless
4 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) VRRP
4 6 (54.55%) VLAN
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (45.45%) HSRP
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) SSL
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) ADSL
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) Internet
5 5 (45.45%) IPsec
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) HP

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 6 (54.55%) MPLS
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) VLAN
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) VRRP
4 5 (45.45%) ADSL
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) HSRP
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) IPsec
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (45.45%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Mitel
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) VMware