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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 87 76 92
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 5 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.41% 0.97% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 4.93% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Average salary £65,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.05% -0.71%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
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
197 223 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.08% 19.65% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 141 183 198
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Basildon -1 4 £65,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (61.54%) WLAN
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) PBX
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) Siemens
7 2 (15.38%) CTI
7 2 (15.38%) NetIQ
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) OpenView

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) WLAN
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) PBX
4 4 (30.77%) VoIP
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
5 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) ISDN
6 2 (15.38%) CTI
6 2 (15.38%) SNMP
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) SUSE
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Security Hardening
2 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (15.38%) VCP5
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) CCDA
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) CCSP
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) VirtualBox
2 2 (15.38%) vCloud
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Siemens
5 2 (15.38%) NetIQ
5 2 (15.38%) Trapeze
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) F5