The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 72 92 111
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +19
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 25 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.50% 0.61% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.72% 3.25% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 2
Average salary £26,500 £36,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.38% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -1.25%
VLAN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
159 246 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.87% 18.88% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 124 174 205
Average salary £29,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.83% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VLAN
Salary Trend in Essex

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Essex

VLAN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 1 £32,500 -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (96.67%) Firewall
3 28 (93.33%) Linux
3 28 (93.33%) TCP/IP
3 28 (93.33%) Cisco
3 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 28 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 28 (93.33%) Windows Server
4 27 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (90.00%) VPN
4 27 (90.00%) MS Excel
4 27 (90.00%) MS Exchange
4 27 (90.00%) MS Office
5 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
5 26 (86.67%) MAPI
5 26 (86.67%) DNS
5 26 (86.67%) SMTP
5 26 (86.67%) DHCP
5 26 (86.67%) Apple
5 26 (86.67%) DMZ
5 26 (86.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (86.67%) Wireless
5 26 (86.67%) Windows XP
5 26 (86.67%) Blackberry
5 26 (86.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 26 (86.67%) Backup Exec
5 26 (86.67%) PDA
5 26 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (86.67%) Windows Vista
5 26 (86.67%) IMAP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 27 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 26 (86.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 26 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 26 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 26 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (90.00%) MS Excel
1 27 (90.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 28 (93.33%) TCP/IP
3 27 (90.00%) VPN
4 26 (86.67%) DHCP
4 26 (86.67%) DMZ
4 26 (86.67%) DNS
4 26 (86.67%) IMAP
4 26 (86.67%) SMTP
4 26 (86.67%) Wireless
5 18 (60.00%) NAS
5 18 (60.00%) SAN
6 3 (10.00%) LAN
6 3 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) French Language
1 2 (6.67%) German Language
1 2 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Support Engineer
2 22 (73.33%) IT Engineer
2 22 (73.33%) IT Support
2 22 (73.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 21 (70.00%) Systems Engineer
4 20 (66.67%) Systems Support
4 20 (66.67%) Systems Support Engineer
5 18 (60.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 14 (46.67%) Senior IT Engineer
6 14 (46.67%) Senior IT Support
7 12 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix Support
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (86.67%) Blackberry
1 26 (86.67%) iPhone
1 26 (86.67%) PDA
2 18 (60.00%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) Windows Server
3 27 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (86.67%) Android
4 26 (86.67%) Windows 10
4 26 (86.67%) Windows 7
4 26 (86.67%) Windows 8
4 26 (86.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (86.67%) Windows Vista
4 26 (86.67%) Windows XP
5 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.67%) Logistics
2 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL
2 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) MCSE
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 26 (86.67%) Hyper-V
3 18 (60.00%) NFS
4 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.33%) vSphere
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
6 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (86.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
1 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (86.67%) Apple
2 26 (86.67%) Draytek
3 19 (63.33%) Veeam
4 10 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas