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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 107 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 20 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.98% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 1.39% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 4
Average salary £32,500 £28,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% -31.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,950 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +9.33%
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
412 288 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.21% 15.08% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 367 245 278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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

VLAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) VMware
3 18 (54.55%) Windows
4 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
5 16 (48.48%) Cisco
5 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (42.42%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (42.42%) VPN
7 14 (42.42%) Citrix
8 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
9 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 12 (36.36%) LAN
9 12 (36.36%) SAN
9 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
9 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (33.33%) NetScaler
10 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (33.33%) HSRP
10 11 (33.33%) XenApp
10 11 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (33.33%) SonicWALL
10 11 (33.33%) MPLS
10 11 (33.33%) OSPF
10 11 (33.33%) BGP
10 11 (33.33%) Windows 2000
10 11 (33.33%) SLA
11 10 (30.30%) DNS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
2 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 14 (42.42%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (42.42%) VPN
3 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 12 (36.36%) LAN
3 12 (36.36%) SAN
4 11 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (33.33%) HSRP
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (33.33%) MPLS
4 11 (33.33%) OSPF
4 11 (33.33%) BGP
5 10 (30.30%) VoIP
5 10 (30.30%) DNS
6 8 (24.24%) WAN
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
8 6 (18.18%) PPP
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Network Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Network Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Technician
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Technician
8 1 (3.03%) Communications Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Handset
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
3 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
4 6 (18.18%) High Availability
5 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Network Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Time Management
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
8 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (24.24%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) CCDP
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) MCSD
6 1 (3.03%) CCA
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CCEA
6 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
3 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 11 (33.33%) XenApp
5 6 (18.18%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) VMware
2 16 (48.48%) Cisco
3 14 (42.42%) Citrix
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) SonicWALL
6 9 (27.27%) Kaspersky
6 9 (27.27%) AVG
6 9 (27.27%) Symantec
6 9 (27.27%) Sophos
7 6 (18.18%) NetApp
8 5 (15.15%) EMC
9 4 (12.12%) HP
10 3 (9.09%) Mitel
10 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
11 2 (6.06%) Avaya
12 1 (3.03%) Juniper
12 1 (3.03%) Apple
12 1 (3.03%) Nortel
12 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
12 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard