Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Switch Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Switch Engineer
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 808 870
Rank change year-on-year -10 +62 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 22 49 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.064% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.067% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 22 46 57
London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -13.46% +4.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,125 £69,375 £66,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71246 73011 85823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56013 63062 72818
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Switch Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Switch Engineer in London

Switch Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Switch Engineer in London

Switch Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Switch Engineer in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Switch Engineer in London

Switch Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
West London +14 5 £30,000 -33.33%
Central London +6 4 £41,750 -24.09% 2
South London - 3 £30,000 -
Switch Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region featuring Switch Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) MPLS
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (27.27%) CCNA
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) NetScaler
6 5 (22.73%) 802.1X
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (22.73%) DMZ
6 5 (22.73%) BGP
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) VPN
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (18.18%) OSPF
7 4 (18.18%) VLAN
7 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (13.64%) DHCP
8 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
9 2 (9.09%) CCNP
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL
9 2 (9.09%) Wireless
9 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
9 2 (9.09%) Juniper
9 2 (9.09%) Network Design

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) MPLS
3 6 (27.27%) NetScaler
4 5 (22.73%) BGP
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (22.73%) DMZ
4 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) VLAN
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
6 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 2 (9.09%) Junos
7 2 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) FCoE
8 1 (4.55%) VXLAN
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL
1 2 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.55%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (4.55%) High Availability
2 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CCSA
4 1 (4.55%) CCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) HIPAA
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cacti
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) RANCID
1 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds