The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Packet Switching skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Packet Switching over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Packet Switching
UK
Rank - 942 948
Permanent jobs citing Packet Switching 0 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.12% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 6
Median salary - £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +42.85%  

Packet Switching is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13612 17854 19448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.29% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11090 14770 15481
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Packet Switching
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Packet Switching as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Packet Switching in the UK

Packet Switching
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Packet Switching.

Salary trend for Packet Switching in the UK

Packet Switching
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Packet Switching also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Packet Switching.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto

Packet Switching
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto