The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 129 120 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 3 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.28% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 1.69% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 9
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
VLAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
415 355 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.93% 16.72% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 327 326 279
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VLAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Birmingham

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (62.50%) NetApp
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (62.50%) Kaspersky
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) L2TP
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) PPP
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 4 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (12.50%) HPUX
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
2 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (37.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) HP
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Kaspersky
2 5 (62.50%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy
5 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 2 (25.00%) Kaseya
5 2 (25.00%) AVG
5 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) IBM