The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 99 96 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 5 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.36% 1.27% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 5.34% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 7
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
VLAN
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
220 431 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.79% 23.75% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 204 326 304
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VLAN
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Cambridge

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (71.43%) VPN
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (42.86%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 6 (42.86%) Riverbed
4 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Wireless
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) XenServer
6 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) User Stories
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
9 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 1 (7.14%) SCCM

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) VPN
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Wireless
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
8 1 (7.14%) SAN
8 1 (7.14%) SMTP
8 1 (7.14%) DHCP
8 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Network Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 6 (42.86%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) XenServer
2 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Riverbed
1 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft