The median annual salary for a Switch Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 862 873
Rank change year-on-year +60 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 40 73 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.075% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.078% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 40 73 82
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £30,000 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.52% +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 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 78973 93664 100549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.32% 96.40% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66148 79476 82818
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Switch Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 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
South East +53 22 £60,000 +33.33% 2
West Midlands - 9 £42,500 -
London +57 4 £41,000 +2.50% 1
North West - 3 £40,000 -
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 29 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 England region featuring Switch Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (91.55%) Cisco
2 48 (67.61%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (61.97%) Firewall
4 39 (54.93%) CCNP
5 37 (52.11%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (45.07%) OSPF
7 31 (43.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 30 (42.25%) HSRP
9 29 (40.85%) CCNA
10 28 (39.44%) F5
11 24 (33.80%) VPN
12 23 (32.39%) WAN
12 23 (32.39%) Load Balancing
13 22 (30.99%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (30.99%) BGP
13 22 (30.99%) MPLS
14 21 (29.58%) VLAN
15 20 (28.17%) DNS
16 19 (26.76%) DHCP
17 17 (23.94%) IPsec
17 17 (23.94%) VRRP
18 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
18 16 (22.54%) LAN
19 15 (21.13%) ADSL
19 15 (21.13%) EIGRP
19 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
19 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (21.13%) 802.1X
20 14 (19.72%) Linux
21 13 (18.31%) Network Security

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 (2.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (61.97%) Firewall
2 37 (52.11%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (45.07%) OSPF
4 31 (43.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 30 (42.25%) HSRP
6 24 (33.80%) VPN
7 23 (32.39%) WAN
8 22 (30.99%) BGP
8 22 (30.99%) Cisco IOS
8 22 (30.99%) MPLS
9 21 (29.58%) VLAN
10 20 (28.17%) DNS
11 19 (26.76%) DHCP
12 17 (23.94%) IPsec
12 17 (23.94%) VRRP
13 16 (22.54%) LAN
14 15 (21.13%) ADSL
14 15 (21.13%) EIGRP
15 13 (18.31%) Network Security
16 12 (16.90%) Multicast
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) 802.1X
2 12 (16.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Linux
2 11 (15.49%) Windows
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Load Balancing
2 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
3 8 (11.27%) Network Management
4 6 (8.45%) ITIL
5 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.63%) Change Management
6 4 (5.63%) Presales
7 3 (4.23%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (4.23%) Fault Management
7 3 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.41%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.41%) Change Control
8 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.41%) Line Management
8 1 (1.41%) Network Design
8 1 (1.41%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) Perl
2 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (67.61%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (54.93%) CCNP
3 29 (40.85%) CCNA
4 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
4 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) CCIE
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 65 (91.55%) Cisco
2 28 (39.44%) F5
3 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
4 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.08%) Cyberoam
6 8 (11.27%) Juniper
7 6 (8.45%) HP
8 4 (5.63%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (5.63%) AirMagnet
8 4 (5.63%) Aruba
8 4 (5.63%) BroadSoft
8 4 (5.63%) Ericsson
8 4 (5.63%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (5.63%) GENBAND
8 4 (5.63%) Meru Networks
8 4 (5.63%) Motorola
8 4 (5.63%) Nortel
8 4 (5.63%) VMware
9 3 (4.23%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.23%) Palo Alto
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago