Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Switch Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

Switch Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1107 1086 1151
Rank change year-on-year -21 +65 +90
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 56 144 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.076% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.078% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 56 140 134
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,625 £29,575 £32,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 160394 183462 200536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 131344 155892 166148
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Switch Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Switch Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Switch Engineer in England

Switch Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Switch Engineer in England

Switch Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Switch Engineer in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Switch Engineer in England

Switch Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +42 25 £55,000 +17.65%
Midlands +45 11 £42,500 -18.27% 1
West Midlands +44 11 £42,500 -18.27% 1
London +32 11 £40,000 -9.09%
North of England -12 7 £42,500 -15.00%
North West - 7 £42,500 -
South West - 2 £52,500 -
Switch Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 England region featuring Switch Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (78.57%) Cisco
2 35 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (44.64%) Firewall
4 24 (42.86%) CCNP
5 23 (41.07%) VLAN
6 22 (39.29%) VPN
7 20 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (35.71%) HSRP
8 18 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (32.14%) F5
8 18 (32.14%) Windows
8 18 (32.14%) Linux
9 17 (30.36%) IPsec
9 17 (30.36%) CheckPoint
9 17 (30.36%) OSPF
9 17 (30.36%) BGP
9 17 (30.36%) VRRP
10 16 (28.57%) CCNA
11 15 (26.79%) EIGRP
11 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
11 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (25.00%) DNS
13 13 (23.21%) Load Balancing
13 13 (23.21%) WAN
13 13 (23.21%) Wireless
14 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
14 12 (21.43%) Perl
14 12 (21.43%) REST
14 12 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (21.43%) NX-OS

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (44.64%) Firewall
2 23 (41.07%) VLAN
3 22 (39.29%) VPN
4 20 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (35.71%) HSRP
5 18 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (30.36%) BGP
6 17 (30.36%) IPsec
6 17 (30.36%) OSPF
6 17 (30.36%) VRRP
7 15 (26.79%) EIGRP
8 14 (25.00%) DNS
9 13 (23.21%) WAN
9 13 (23.21%) Wireless
10 12 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (21.43%) Multicast
10 12 (21.43%) NX-OS
10 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 11 (19.64%) DHCP
12 9 (16.07%) SAN
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
1 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) REST
2 6 (10.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Linux
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.71%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
2 13 (23.21%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.71%) Presales
4 4 (7.14%) Network Management
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL
5 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.79%) Network Design
7 1 (1.79%) Project Management
7 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Perl
2 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (42.86%) CCNP
3 16 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) CCIE
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CCIE Data Center
5 1 (1.79%) CCSA
5 1 (1.79%) CCSE
5 1 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.79%) VCAP
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 44 (78.57%) Cisco
2 18 (32.14%) F5
3 17 (30.36%) CheckPoint
4 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.86%) VMware
6 7 (12.50%) Ericsson
6 7 (12.50%) GENBAND
6 7 (12.50%) HP
7 6 (10.71%) Aerohive Networks
7 6 (10.71%) AirMagnet
7 6 (10.71%) Aruba
7 6 (10.71%) BroadSoft
7 6 (10.71%) Extreme Networks
7 6 (10.71%) Meru Networks
7 6 (10.71%) Motorola
8 4 (7.14%) Juniper
8 4 (7.14%) Nortel
9 3 (5.36%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.36%) Huawei
9 3 (5.36%) Sonus
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