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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 188 216 206
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 41 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 1.35% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 13
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
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
1828 1779 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.02% 29.46% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1242 1147
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +6.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +10 17 £57,500 +24.32% 2
Slough - 9 £40,500 - 1
Maidenhead +2 2 £35,000 -48.14% 2
Bracknell -14 2 £33,750 -
Wokingham +4 1 £37,500 -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 43 (58.11%) VPN
2 42 (56.76%) Firewall
3 34 (45.95%) TCP/IP
3 34 (45.95%) Cisco
4 33 (44.59%) MPLS
5 28 (37.84%) OSPF
6 27 (36.49%) BGP
7 25 (33.78%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (32.43%) Network Security
9 22 (29.73%) IPv6
10 21 (28.38%) DNS
11 20 (27.03%) DHCP
11 20 (27.03%) Linux
12 19 (25.68%) Windows
13 18 (24.32%) IPsec
13 18 (24.32%) Juniper
13 18 (24.32%) POP3
13 18 (24.32%) SMTP
14 17 (22.97%) CCNA
14 17 (22.97%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (21.62%) WAN
15 16 (21.62%) Project Management
16 15 (20.27%) SLA
16 15 (20.27%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (18.92%) HSRP
17 14 (18.92%) LAN
17 14 (18.92%) VoIP
17 14 (18.92%) Internet
18 13 (17.57%) CheckPoint
18 13 (17.57%) EIGRP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.11%) IIS
4 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.70%) Apache
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (58.11%) VPN
2 42 (56.76%) Firewall
3 34 (45.95%) TCP/IP
4 33 (44.59%) MPLS
5 28 (37.84%) OSPF
6 27 (36.49%) BGP
7 24 (32.43%) Network Security
8 22 (29.73%) IPv6
9 21 (28.38%) DNS
10 20 (27.03%) DHCP
11 18 (24.32%) POP3
11 18 (24.32%) SMTP
11 18 (24.32%) IPsec
12 17 (22.97%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (21.62%) WAN
14 15 (20.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (18.92%) HSRP
15 14 (18.92%) VoIP
15 14 (18.92%) LAN
15 14 (18.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Billing
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.86%) Network Consultant
2 11 (14.86%) Consultant
3 9 (12.16%) Security Consultant
3 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Network Security Consultant
4 8 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) IP Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) IT Security Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Design Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Escalation Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) MAPI
2 5 (6.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.76%) Open Source
2 3 (4.05%) HP StorageWorks
2 3 (4.05%) Replication
3 2 (2.70%) Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 19 (25.68%) Windows
3 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.81%) Solaris
4 8 (10.81%) UNIX
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.41%) CentOS
8 3 (4.05%) VMS
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Project Management
2 11 (14.86%) ITIL
2 11 (14.86%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (12.16%) Change Management
3 9 (12.16%) Load Balancing
4 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.46%) Network Design
5 7 (9.46%) Capacity Management
6 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.76%) Cyber Security
8 4 (5.41%) Network Planning
8 4 (5.41%) Change Control
9 3 (4.05%) High Availability
9 3 (4.05%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.70%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.70%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
1 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.70%) C
3 1 (1.35%) C++
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.97%) CCNA
3 13 (17.57%) CCNP
4 5 (6.76%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) CCIE
5 2 (2.70%) PMP
5 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.70%) CWNA
6 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.70%) Nmap
5 2 (2.70%) XenApp
5 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) OpenView
3 1 (1.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (45.95%) Cisco
2 18 (24.32%) Juniper
3 13 (17.57%) CheckPoint
4 10 (13.51%) F5
5 8 (10.81%) VMware
5 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.81%) HP
6 6 (8.11%) Dell
6 6 (8.11%) Citrix
7 5 (6.76%) Symantec
8 4 (5.41%) NetApp
8 4 (5.41%) EMC
9 3 (4.05%) Hitachi
9 3 (4.05%) Brocade
10 2 (2.70%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.70%) Veeam
10 2 (2.70%) Mitel
10 2 (2.70%) Redback
10 2 (2.70%) CA
10 2 (2.70%) Nokia
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago