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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 93 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 5 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% 1.39% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 6.14% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 8
Average salary £40,000 £42,750 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% +21.27%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
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
197 228 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.12% 22.60% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 184 185 200
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 28 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
Dartford -3 1 £35,000 -5.40%
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (83.33%) DNS
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 19 (79.17%) Cisco
3 18 (75.00%) DHCP
4 15 (62.50%) Linux
5 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (58.33%) VMware
5 14 (58.33%) vSphere
6 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (50.00%) CCNA
8 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
8 11 (45.83%) Windows
8 11 (45.83%) SAN
8 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (41.67%) Veeam
9 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (41.67%) IIS
9 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
9 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
10 9 (37.50%) LAN
10 9 (37.50%) WAN
10 9 (37.50%) CCNP
10 9 (37.50%) Migration
10 9 (37.50%) MPLS
10 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
10 9 (37.50%) Open Source

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (41.67%) IIS
1 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (29.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (29.17%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) DNS
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 18 (75.00%) DHCP
3 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
3 11 (45.83%) SAN
4 9 (37.50%) LAN
4 9 (37.50%) WAN
4 9 (37.50%) MPLS
5 8 (33.33%) Wireless
6 7 (29.17%) IMAP
6 7 (29.17%) NAS
6 7 (29.17%) SMTP
6 7 (29.17%) VPN
6 7 (29.17%) DMZ
7 1 (4.17%) IPv4
7 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 10 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Systems Support Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Support Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Systems Support
4 7 (29.17%) Consultant
4 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Network Consultant
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Support
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
2 7 (29.17%) Replication
2 7 (29.17%) PDA
2 7 (29.17%) iPhone
2 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
4 7 (29.17%) Android
4 7 (29.17%) Mac OS
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
4 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Migration
1 9 (37.50%) Open Source
1 9 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) CCNA
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) MCSE
3 3 (12.50%) MCSA
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) vSphere
2 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.50%) XenApp
5 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (12.50%) vCloud
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) Veeam
4 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 7 (29.17%) Symantec
5 7 (29.17%) Apple
5 7 (29.17%) Draytek
6 6 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (16.67%) Dell
8 3 (12.50%) Intel
8 3 (12.50%) Citrix
9 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL