The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 78 102 79
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 13 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.13% 1.07% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 5.13% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 21
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
VLAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
169 273 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.72% 20.81% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 142 257 261
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the Bedfordshire region.

VLAN Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +32 12 £45,000 +28.57%
Luton - 1 £40,000 -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VLAN.

1 17 (85.00%) VPN
2 16 (80.00%) CCNP
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (80.00%) Wireless
3 15 (75.00%) LAN
3 15 (75.00%) WAN
3 15 (75.00%) Riverbed
4 13 (65.00%) Load Balancing
5 12 (60.00%) SolarWinds
6 11 (55.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) SAN
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (15.00%) MPLS
8 3 (15.00%) SMTP
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.00%) Change Management
9 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (10.00%) MS Visio

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) VPN
2 16 (80.00%) Wireless
3 15 (75.00%) LAN
3 15 (75.00%) WAN
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.00%) SMTP
5 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) MPLS
5 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) DNS
7 1 (5.00%) SSL
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) HTTP
7 1 (5.00%) ADSL
7 1 (5.00%) IPsec
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (55.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) CCNP
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Riverbed
2 12 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (5.00%) FalconStor