The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 192 188 209
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 37 37 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.62% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 2.13% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 9
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,700 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.70%
VLAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1820 1736 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.50% 29.24% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1209 1087
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VLAN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Berkshire

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VLAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Reading +2 18 £50,000 +13.63% 4
Slough -6 4 £42,500 -
Wokingham 0 2 £37,500 -
Bracknell -5 2 £33,750 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 46 (63.89%) Firewall
2 34 (47.22%) VPN
3 32 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 30 (41.67%) Cisco
5 25 (34.72%) DNS
6 24 (33.33%) DHCP
7 23 (31.94%) OSPF
8 22 (30.56%) MPLS
8 22 (30.56%) Windows
9 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 19 (26.39%) MS Exchange
10 19 (26.39%) BGP
11 18 (25.00%) Wireless
11 18 (25.00%) VMware
12 17 (23.61%) Network Security
12 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (23.61%) Linux
12 17 (23.61%) POP3
12 17 (23.61%) SMTP
13 16 (22.22%) IPv6
13 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
15 14 (19.44%) RIP
15 14 (19.44%) WAN
15 14 (19.44%) IPsec
15 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (19.44%) CheckPoint
16 13 (18.06%) Internet

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 19 (26.39%) MS Exchange
2 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (9.72%) IIS
5 3 (4.17%) Apache
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Office
2 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (63.89%) Firewall
2 34 (47.22%) VPN
3 32 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 25 (34.72%) DNS
5 24 (33.33%) DHCP
6 23 (31.94%) OSPF
7 22 (30.56%) MPLS
8 19 (26.39%) BGP
9 18 (25.00%) Wireless
10 17 (23.61%) Network Security
10 17 (23.61%) POP3
10 17 (23.61%) SMTP
11 16 (22.22%) IPv6
12 14 (19.44%) RIP
12 14 (19.44%) WAN
12 14 (19.44%) IPsec
13 13 (18.06%) EIGRP
13 13 (18.06%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (18.06%) VoIP
13 13 (18.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Advertising
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Consultant
1 14 (19.44%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 11 (15.28%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Security Consultant
4 10 (13.89%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.33%) Field Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Network Support
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.17%) Architect
9 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) MAPI
2 5 (6.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.17%) Replication
1 3 (4.17%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) Open Source
3 1 (1.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Windows
2 17 (23.61%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.50%) UNIX
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.72%) Solaris
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) VMS
7 2 (2.78%) CentOS
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (13.89%) ITIL
3 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 8 (11.11%) Project Management
3 8 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 4 (5.56%) Network Planning
5 4 (5.56%) Change Control
5 4 (5.56%) Change Management
6 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.17%) High Availability
7 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.78%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.78%) Network Management
7 2 (2.78%) Network Design
7 2 (2.78%) Migration
7 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.17%) Perl
2 3 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) Python
3 2 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.39%) PHP
4 1 (1.39%) C
4 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (12.50%) CCNA
3 5 (6.94%) CCNP
4 3 (4.17%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) CCIE
5 2 (2.78%) PMP
5 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.78%) CWNA
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) CCDP
6 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (12.50%) XenApp
4 9 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.78%) Nmap
6 2 (2.78%) Xen
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.39%) OpenView
3 1 (1.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Cisco
2 18 (25.00%) VMware
3 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.44%) CheckPoint
5 13 (18.06%) Citrix
6 12 (16.67%) Juniper
6 12 (16.67%) F5
7 9 (12.50%) WatchGuard
7 9 (12.50%) Veeam
8 8 (11.11%) HP
9 6 (8.33%) Dell
10 5 (6.94%) Symantec
10 5 (6.94%) Brocade
11 4 (5.56%) NetApp
11 4 (5.56%) EMC
12 3 (4.17%) Hitachi
13 2 (2.78%) Redback
13 2 (2.78%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.78%) CA
13 2 (2.78%) Nokia
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