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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 91 101 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.80% 0.079% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 0.49% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 5
Average salary £34,000 £48,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
271 203 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.66% 16.07% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 201 162 167
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram 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 March 2015. 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
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £50,000 - 1
Harlow - 2 £36,000 -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) MCSE
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (50.00%) Citrix
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 6 (37.50%) SAN
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Symantec
5 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Broadband
5 4 (25.00%) PBX
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Junos
3 4 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) Broadband
3 4 (25.00%) PBX
3 4 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) WLAN
5 2 (12.50%) ISDN
5 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 2 (12.50%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Support
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (18.75%) Network Support
5 2 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Telephony Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (12.50%) VCP5
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
4 2 (12.50%) vCloud
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) Symantec
4 4 (25.00%) NETGEAR
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Dell