The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 241 269 254
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 73 65 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 3.49% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 68 59 75
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.70%
VLAN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1847 1860 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.61% 15.29% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1641 2102
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,850 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VLAN
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

VLAN Salary Trend in the City of London

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VLAN Salary Histogram in the City of London

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 98 (68.06%) Cisco
2 86 (59.72%) Firewall
3 77 (53.47%) VPN
4 72 (50.00%) MPLS
5 71 (49.31%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (48.61%) WAN
7 67 (46.53%) Wireless
8 62 (43.06%) Windows
9 60 (41.67%) LAN
10 57 (39.58%) VMware
11 56 (38.89%) Linux
12 54 (37.50%) OSPF
12 54 (37.50%) BGP
13 49 (34.03%) EIGRP
14 46 (31.94%) Juniper
15 43 (29.86%) SAN
15 43 (29.86%) CCNP
16 42 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
16 42 (29.17%) HSRP
17 40 (27.78%) TCP/IP
18 39 (27.08%) DNS
19 32 (22.22%) VoIP
19 32 (22.22%) Microsoft
19 32 (22.22%) Active Directory
19 32 (22.22%) CheckPoint
19 32 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
19 32 (22.22%) Aruba
20 31 (21.53%) Cisco ASA
21 30 (20.83%) GLBP
22 29 (20.14%) DHCP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 20 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.78%) Apache
6 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.08%) Lync
7 2 (1.39%) SAS
7 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.39%) JBoss
8 1 (0.69%) IIS
8 1 (0.69%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.78%) Office 365
4 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (59.72%) Firewall
2 77 (53.47%) VPN
3 72 (50.00%) MPLS
4 70 (48.61%) WAN
5 67 (46.53%) Wireless
6 60 (41.67%) LAN
7 54 (37.50%) OSPF
7 54 (37.50%) BGP
8 49 (34.03%) EIGRP
9 43 (29.86%) SAN
10 42 (29.17%) HSRP
11 40 (27.78%) TCP/IP
12 39 (27.08%) DNS
13 32 (22.22%) VoIP
13 32 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
14 31 (21.53%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (20.83%) GLBP
16 29 (20.14%) DHCP
17 25 (17.36%) VPLS
18 23 (15.97%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) MySQL
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.69%) IDOL
3 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (18.06%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Banking
3 9 (6.25%) Back Office
3 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.86%) Law
5 4 (2.78%) Advertising
5 4 (2.78%) Electronics
6 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.39%) Retail
7 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 29 (20.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (13.19%) Security Engineer
4 16 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 16 (11.11%) Architect
4 16 (11.11%) Analyst
5 15 (10.42%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) Network Analyst
7 13 (9.03%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
8 12 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 12 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
9 11 (7.64%) Support Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) STL
1 8 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (3.47%) Web Services
3 3 (2.08%) Middleware
4 2 (1.39%) YAML
5 1 (0.69%) Qt
5 1 (0.69%) RESTful
5 1 (0.69%) JSON
5 1 (0.69%) ODBC
5 1 (0.69%) POSIX
5 1 (0.69%) GTK+
5 1 (0.69%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.89%) Replication
3 11 (7.64%) SecurID
4 7 (4.86%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.47%) Clustering
6 4 (2.78%) AVVID
6 4 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.08%) Statistics
8 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.69%) CMDB
9 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.69%) Open Source
9 1 (0.69%) User Experience
9 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (43.06%) Windows
2 56 (38.89%) Linux
3 23 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.64%) UNIX
5 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.94%) CentOS
7 7 (4.86%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.47%) Solaris
10 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.39%) AIX
11 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.69%) Debian
12 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.69%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.06%) ITIL
2 20 (13.89%) Network Management
3 17 (11.81%) Network Design
3 17 (11.81%) Load Balancing
4 11 (7.64%) Asset Management
4 11 (7.64%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 8 (5.56%) Multithreading
7 7 (4.86%) Use Case
7 7 (4.86%) Programme Management
7 7 (4.86%) Change Control
7 7 (4.86%) WAN Optimisation
8 6 (4.17%) Project Management
8 6 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (3.47%) TOGAF
9 5 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.47%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.47%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.94%) C++
3 9 (6.25%) Perl
3 9 (6.25%) PHP
4 8 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.17%) SQL
6 4 (2.78%) VB
7 3 (2.08%) Python
7 3 (2.08%) C
8 2 (1.39%) Java
8 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.39%) Ruby
9 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 71 (49.31%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (29.86%) CCNP
3 26 (18.06%) CCNA
4 21 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (11.11%) Degree
6 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (9.72%) MCSE
8 11 (7.64%) MCITP
9 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 8 (5.56%) CCIE
10 7 (4.86%) RHCE
11 6 (4.17%) MCP
12 5 (3.47%) CCA
12 5 (3.47%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (2.78%) CCSA
13 4 (2.78%) MCTS
13 4 (2.78%) ACMT
14 3 (2.08%) HNC
15 2 (1.39%) MCSA
15 2 (1.39%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.33%) vSphere
4 11 (7.64%) DFS Replication
5 9 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.56%) XenApp
7 7 (4.86%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.86%) VMware Server
8 5 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.78%) NFS
10 2 (1.39%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.39%) vCloud
10 2 (1.39%) Snort
11 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.69%) XenServer
11 1 (0.69%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 9 (6.25%) Nagios
2 7 (4.86%) Cacti
3 5 (3.47%) SCCM
3 5 (3.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.78%) SCOM
4 4 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.78%) WSUS
4 4 (2.78%) Casper Suite
5 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.08%) Puppet
6 2 (1.39%) OpenView
6 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.39%) Control-M
6 2 (1.39%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.69%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.69%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 98 (68.06%) Cisco
2 57 (39.58%) VMware
3 46 (31.94%) Juniper
4 32 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 32 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 32 (22.22%) Aruba
5 25 (17.36%) SolarWinds
6 21 (14.58%) HP
7 19 (13.19%) F5
8 13 (9.03%) Red Hat
9 12 (8.33%) Citrix
9 12 (8.33%) Riverbed
10 10 (6.94%) Brocade
10 10 (6.94%) IronPort
11 7 (4.86%) ProCurve
11 7 (4.86%) Symantec
12 6 (4.17%) Fortinet
12 6 (4.17%) Nokia
12 6 (4.17%) EMC
13 5 (3.47%) Oracle
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great package and bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago