The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Packet Switching skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Packet Switching over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Packet Switching
UK / England
Rank - 907 928
Permanent jobs citing Packet Switching 0 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England - 0.023% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.13% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 6
Median salary - £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +42.85%  

Packet Switching is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12882 16858 18400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.15% 17.41% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10537 14068 14771
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Packet Switching
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Packet Switching as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Packet Switching in England

Packet Switching
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Packet Switching in England.

Salary trend for Packet Switching in England

Packet Switching
Top 21 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Packet Switching also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Packet Switching.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto

Packet Switching
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto