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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 72 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 20 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.03% 0.60% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 2.98% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 7
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £59,900 £68,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
204 235 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.71% 20.19% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 189 211 219
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
Dartford +2 2 £50,000 +39.86%
Maidstone +8 1 £47,500 +11.76%
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 42 (91.30%) Cisco
2 39 (84.78%) DNS
3 38 (82.61%) Firewall
3 38 (82.61%) Linux
4 36 (78.26%) DHCP
5 26 (56.52%) CCNP
5 26 (56.52%) CCNA
5 26 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
6 21 (45.65%) Migration
6 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
6 21 (45.65%) LAN
6 21 (45.65%) WAN
6 21 (45.65%) Windows
7 20 (43.48%) MS Excel
7 20 (43.48%) MPLS
7 20 (43.48%) VMware
7 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (43.48%) Open Source
7 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (43.48%) Network Monitoring
7 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
8 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (36.96%) Apple
9 17 (36.96%) Wireless
9 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
9 17 (36.96%) MS Office
9 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
9 17 (36.96%) VPN

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (34.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (26.09%) IIS
4 9 (19.57%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 17 (36.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (84.78%) DNS
2 38 (82.61%) Firewall
3 36 (78.26%) DHCP
4 21 (45.65%) LAN
4 21 (45.65%) WAN
5 20 (43.48%) MPLS
6 17 (36.96%) Wireless
6 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
6 17 (36.96%) VPN
7 16 (34.78%) IMAP
7 16 (34.78%) SMTP
7 16 (34.78%) DMZ
8 10 (21.74%) SAN
9 9 (19.57%) NAS
10 8 (17.39%) ADSL
11 4 (8.70%) IPv4
11 4 (8.70%) IPv6
12 1 (2.17%) OSPF
12 1 (2.17%) BGP
12 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Network Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) Systems Support Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) Systems Support
3 11 (23.91%) Deployment Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Support Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Consultant
6 7 (15.22%) Network Consultant
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco Consultant
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 17 (36.96%) iPhone
3 16 (34.78%) PDA
3 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (34.78%) Blackberry
4 9 (19.57%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Linux
2 21 (45.65%) Windows
3 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (36.96%) Windows 8
6 16 (34.78%) Android
6 16 (34.78%) Windows Vista
6 16 (34.78%) Windows XP
7 9 (19.57%) Mac OS
8 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.52%) UNIX
10 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.17%) AIX
10 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Migration
2 20 (43.48%) Open Source
2 20 (43.48%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.52%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.52%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.17%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) CCNP
1 26 (56.52%) CCNA
1 26 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CCA
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CCEA
3 1 (2.17%) MCSD
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (36.96%) Hyper-V
3 12 (26.09%) vSphere
4 11 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.52%) XenApp
5 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (91.30%) Cisco
2 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 20 (43.48%) VMware
4 17 (36.96%) Apple
5 16 (34.78%) Draytek
5 16 (34.78%) Symantec
6 11 (23.91%) Veeam
7 4 (8.70%) Citrix
7 4 (8.70%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) Dell
8 3 (6.52%) Intel
9 2 (4.35%) Avaya
10 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds