Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Switch Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 364 361
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.038% 0.048% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.050% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
North West median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +2.56% +30.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,700
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £39,500
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12765 12111 12656
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.07% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10228 10201 10494
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Switch Engineer in the North West

Switch Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Switch Engineer in the North West

Switch Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Switch Engineer within the North West 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
Manchester -14 5 £52,500 +31.25%
Switch Engineer
England

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region featuring Switch Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) GENBAND
1 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Sonus
2 3 (60.00%) Dialogic
2 3 (60.00%) BroadSoft
2 3 (60.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Softswitch
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) DMS-100
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper

Switch Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (20.00%) DMS-100
3 1 (20.00%) Softswitch
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (80.00%) GENBAND
2 3 (60.00%) BroadSoft
2 3 (60.00%) Dialogic
2 3 (60.00%) Huawei
2 3 (60.00%) Sonus
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel