The median annual salary for a Switch Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 627 651
Rank change year-on-year +17 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 6 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.042% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.044% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 26
Median salary £27,500 £52,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.11% -0.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Croydon - 1 £30,000 -
Switch Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (30.00%) HSRP
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) SNMP
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) RTP
5 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) CCIE
6 2 (20.00%) CCNP
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) Internet

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 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (30.00%) HSRP
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) RTP
3 3 (30.00%) SNMP
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Junos
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) X.509
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE Data Center
4 1 (10.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (10.00%) VCAP
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto