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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 104 110 114
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 23 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.24% 0.44% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.37% 1.92% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 3
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
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
428 365 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.07% 23.03% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 328 302 294
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 31 (77.50%) Degree
2 25 (62.50%) Windows
3 20 (50.00%) Firewall
4 19 (47.50%) Linux
5 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (32.50%) ITIL
7 12 (30.00%) CCNA
7 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (25.00%) MCSE
9 9 (22.50%) ERP
10 8 (20.00%) QA
11 7 (17.50%) SQL
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
11 7 (17.50%) VMware
12 6 (15.00%) VoIP
12 6 (15.00%) WAN
12 6 (15.00%) Cisco
12 6 (15.00%) Network Design
13 5 (12.50%) MCSA
13 5 (12.50%) SAN
13 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
13 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (10.00%) C
14 4 (10.00%) C#
14 4 (10.00%) C++
14 4 (10.00%) HTML
14 4 (10.00%) Java
14 4 (10.00%) XML

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) VoIP
2 6 (15.00%) WAN
3 5 (12.50%) SAN
4 4 (10.00%) LAN
4 4 (10.00%) IPv6
4 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (10.00%) NAS
5 3 (7.50%) Wireless
6 2 (5.00%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) H.323
7 1 (2.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (10.00%) Multimedia
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Systems Administrator
1 21 (52.50%) Administrator
2 17 (42.50%) Windows Administrator
2 17 (42.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 16 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 16 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (20.00%) Team Leader
5 7 (17.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Customer Support Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 2 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
1 4 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Debian
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) ERP
3 6 (15.00%) Network Design
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Python
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) C
2 4 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) C++
2 4 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Degree
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (30.00%) CCNA
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (25.00%) MCSE
5 5 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) VMware
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco
3 4 (10.00%) Veeam
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) NetApp
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat