The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 123 135 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 9 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.45% 0.10% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 0.58% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 16
Average salary £39,500 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £34,359
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
VLAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
239 345 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.06% 17.71% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 219 239 263
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VLAN
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Bristol

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Degree
3 19 (82.61%) Firewall
4 16 (69.57%) VPN
5 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
6 14 (60.87%) MPLS
7 13 (56.52%) SLA
7 13 (56.52%) ITSM
7 13 (56.52%) Problem Management
7 13 (56.52%) Software Deployment
7 13 (56.52%) Mentoring
7 13 (56.52%) Coaching
7 13 (56.52%) MS Office
7 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
7 13 (56.52%) ITIL
7 13 (56.52%) CRM
7 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
7 13 (56.52%) Service Management
8 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
8 11 (47.83%) Change Management
8 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 11 (47.83%) VMware
8 11 (47.83%) SQL
8 11 (47.83%) ISDN
8 11 (47.83%) IIS
8 11 (47.83%) MCP
8 11 (47.83%) Terminal Services
8 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
8 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
8 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (47.83%) IIS
1 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Office
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 16 (69.57%) VPN
3 14 (60.87%) MPLS
4 11 (47.83%) ISDN
5 5 (21.74%) OSPF
5 5 (21.74%) BGP
6 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.35%) LAN
8 1 (4.35%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Service Manager
1 13 (56.52%) Service Desk Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Junior
3 3 (13.04%) Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) SUSE
3 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
3 4 (17.39%) openSUSE
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
1 13 (56.52%) CRM
1 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
1 13 (56.52%) Service Management
1 13 (56.52%) ITSM
1 13 (56.52%) Problem Management
1 13 (56.52%) Software Deployment
1 13 (56.52%) Mentoring
1 13 (56.52%) Coaching
2 11 (47.83%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
2 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) MCP
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nagios
1 4 (17.39%) Cacti
1 4 (17.39%) Icinga
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper