The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 90 81 106
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 7 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.64% 2.61% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 11.79% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 2
Average salary £27,000 £36,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.51% +8.20%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -6.87%
VLAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
228 229 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.71% 22.15% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 199 206 200
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VLAN
Salary Trend in Kent

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Kent

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Kent

VLAN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £27,000 -
West Malling - 1 £42,500 -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Wireless
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) vCloud
6 4 (36.36%) Office 365
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (36.36%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) vSphere
6 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) XenApp
6 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
6 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) ADSL
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) Junos
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) IT Support
2 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) IT Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
5 2 (18.18%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Support Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Android
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
1 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
1 4 (36.36%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) vCloud
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) NFS
5 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) Intel
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) Veeam
6 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard