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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 79 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 8 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.73% 0.091% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 0.43% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 9
Average salary £40,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 - £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
213 234 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.43% 21.21% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 159 199 165
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,347 £32,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 - 4 - -
Chelmsford -1 1 £42,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £37,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £22,500 -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) ITIL
3 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (43.75%) MS Office
5 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
5 7 (43.75%) SAN
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) vSphere
6 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
6 6 (37.50%) Network Security
6 6 (37.50%) Juniper
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (37.50%) CCNP
6 6 (37.50%) VPN
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) CCSP
7 5 (31.25%) CCDA
7 5 (31.25%) MPLS
7 5 (31.25%) OSPF
7 5 (31.25%) BGP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 5 (31.25%) OSPF
4 5 (31.25%) BGP
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (31.25%) FWSM
4 5 (31.25%) Multicast
5 1 (6.25%) Broadband
5 1 (6.25%) Junos
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Desktop Support
1 6 (37.50%) Support Technician
1 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (37.50%) Desktop Support Technician
1 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 6 (37.50%) Desktop Technician
2 5 (31.25%) Network Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCNP
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (31.25%) CCSP
3 5 (31.25%) CCDA
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (18.75%) VCP5
6 1 (6.25%) CCDP
6 1 (6.25%) CCNA
6 1 (6.25%) MCP
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) vCloud
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) NETGEAR
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Dell