The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 106 102 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.14% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.28% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £31,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
VLAN
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
164 156 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.91% 10.92% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 94 106 85
Average salary £34,000 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VLAN
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Edinburgh

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) BCP
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) IPsec
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (33.33%) SSH
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) NAS
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) IPsec
5 3 (33.33%) SSH
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) NAS
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) BCP
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
1 2 (22.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds