The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 102 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 23 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.27% 0.90% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.46% 4.37% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 7
Average salary £35,500 £37,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.69% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £33,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,309
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.20%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 412 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.18% 20.55% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 347 304 316
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VLAN
Cambridgeshire

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 April 2014.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (81.58%) Firewall
2 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) Degree
3 17 (44.74%) WAN
4 16 (42.11%) Linux
5 15 (39.47%) VMware
5 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (39.47%) LAN
5 15 (39.47%) HP
6 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (28.95%) OSPF
7 11 (28.95%) BGP
7 11 (28.95%) Wireless
7 11 (28.95%) Finance
7 11 (28.95%) Juniper
7 11 (28.95%) Citrix
7 11 (28.95%) DHCP
7 11 (28.95%) Ethernet
7 11 (28.95%) SNMP
7 11 (28.95%) DNS
7 11 (28.95%) SLA
7 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
7 11 (28.95%) Polycom
7 11 (28.95%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (28.95%) Riverbed
7 11 (28.95%) Aruba
7 11 (28.95%) Cisco CUCM
7 11 (28.95%) NetScaler

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) WAN
3 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (39.47%) LAN
4 11 (28.95%) OSPF
4 11 (28.95%) BGP
4 11 (28.95%) Wireless
4 11 (28.95%) DHCP
4 11 (28.95%) Ethernet
4 11 (28.95%) SNMP
4 11 (28.95%) DNS
4 11 (28.95%) NetScaler
4 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (28.95%) IP Telephony
4 11 (28.95%) Cisco IPT
4 11 (28.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (28.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (23.68%) VoIP
6 5 (13.16%) H.323
7 4 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Systems Administrator
1 20 (52.63%) Administrator
2 16 (42.11%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (42.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) NOC Engineer
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Administrator
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 5 (13.16%) VoIP Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
1 11 (28.95%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (15.79%) Network Design
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Degree
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (23.68%) CCNP
4 4 (10.53%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) SLA
2 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (28.95%) FortiGate
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) VMware
2 15 (39.47%) HP
3 11 (28.95%) Juniper
3 11 (28.95%) Citrix
3 11 (28.95%) Polycom
3 11 (28.95%) Riverbed
3 11 (28.95%) Aruba
3 11 (28.95%) Sourcefire
3 11 (28.95%) Fortinet
3 11 (28.95%) F5
3 11 (28.95%) Splunk
4 4 (10.53%) Veeam
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft