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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 108 99 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 10 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.56% 0.88% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 3.78% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 14
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +28.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,775 £45,250 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
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
385 344 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.74% 23.31% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 285 244 380
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 18 December 2014.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (54.55%) Degree
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (36.36%) CCNA
3 12 (36.36%) Linux
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (30.30%) Wireless
5 10 (30.30%) MCSE
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) ERP
6 9 (27.27%) Firewall
7 7 (21.21%) VMware
7 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
8 6 (18.18%) DNS
8 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) MPLS
9 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.15%) HP
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco
9 5 (15.15%) VPN
9 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
9 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.12%) SNMP
10 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.12%) DHCP
10 4 (12.12%) UNIX
10 4 (12.12%) XML
10 4 (12.12%) Python

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Wireless
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
4 5 (15.15%) VPN
4 5 (15.15%) MPLS
4 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
5 4 (12.12%) SNMP
5 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.12%) DHCP
5 4 (12.12%) OSPF
5 4 (12.12%) BGP
5 4 (12.12%) IPv6
5 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
5 4 (12.12%) BIG-IP
5 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.12%) NAS
5 4 (12.12%) Junos
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Multimedia
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Team Leader
2 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.06%) Smartcard
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) Debian
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ERP
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 4 (12.12%) Network Management
3 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Change Control
4 2 (6.06%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C
1 4 (12.12%) C#
1 4 (12.12%) C++
1 4 (12.12%) Java
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
1 4 (12.12%) Python
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Degree
2 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (36.36%) CCNA
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (30.30%) MCSE
6 4 (12.12%) CCIE
6 4 (12.12%) JNCIE
7 3 (9.09%) CCNP
8 2 (6.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
1 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) XenServer
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Juniper
3 4 (12.12%) Sourcefire
3 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
3 4 (12.12%) Polycom
3 4 (12.12%) Aruba
3 4 (12.12%) F5
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Imperva
6 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Dell