The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 48 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.45% 0.75% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 4.55% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
VLAN
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.18% 16.42% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 17
Average salary £36,250 £38,500 £52,858
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.84% -27.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £100,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VLAN
Salary Trend in Chester

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Chester

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Chester

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Route 53
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) PBX
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Route 53
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) PBX
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft