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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 72 106 67
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -39
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 27 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.77% 0.35% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.59% 1.76% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 12
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% -25.55%
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
233 227 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.95% 19.72% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 208 212 158
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Maidstone - 10 £47,500 -
Stansted - 8 £22,500 -
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 45 (90.00%) Cisco
2 42 (84.00%) Firewall
3 32 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (64.00%) CCNP
3 32 (64.00%) CCNA
4 31 (62.00%) Linux
5 30 (60.00%) DHCP
5 30 (60.00%) DNS
6 26 (52.00%) Network Monitoring
7 25 (50.00%) VPN
8 21 (42.00%) WAN
8 21 (42.00%) LAN
9 20 (40.00%) Windows
9 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 20 (40.00%) CheckPoint
10 19 (38.00%) MS Office
10 19 (38.00%) MS Exchange
10 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (38.00%) Apple
11 17 (34.00%) Migration
12 16 (32.00%) MPLS
12 16 (32.00%) Open Source
13 15 (30.00%) Windows 8
13 15 (30.00%) iPhone
13 15 (30.00%) Hyper-V
13 15 (30.00%) Wireless
13 15 (30.00%) VMware
13 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
14 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 19 (38.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) MS Office
2 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (84.00%) Firewall
2 30 (60.00%) DHCP
2 30 (60.00%) DNS
3 25 (50.00%) VPN
4 21 (42.00%) WAN
4 21 (42.00%) LAN
5 16 (32.00%) MPLS
6 15 (30.00%) Wireless
7 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (20.00%) DMZ
8 10 (20.00%) SMTP
8 10 (20.00%) IMAP
9 9 (18.00%) ADSL
10 8 (16.00%) WLAN
11 7 (14.00%) SAN
11 7 (14.00%) IPv4
12 5 (10.00%) IPv6
13 2 (4.00%) NAS
14 1 (2.00%) OSPF
14 1 (2.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (34.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Systems Support
4 10 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) NOC Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Network Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.00%) Architect
9 1 (2.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Open Source
2 15 (30.00%) iPhone
3 10 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 10 (20.00%) PDA
3 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.00%) iPad
5 2 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Linux
2 20 (40.00%) Windows
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 10 (20.00%) Android
7 10 (20.00%) Windows Vista
8 5 (10.00%) Mac OS X
9 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.00%) UNIX
11 1 (2.00%) AIX
11 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (34.00%) Migration
3 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 32 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
1 32 (64.00%) CCNP
1 32 (64.00%) CCNA
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) MCSD
5 1 (2.00%) CCA
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CCEA
5 1 (2.00%) VCP4
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (90.00%) Cisco
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 19 (38.00%) Apple
4 15 (30.00%) VMware
5 10 (20.00%) Symantec
5 10 (20.00%) Draytek
6 6 (12.00%) Avaya
7 5 (10.00%) HP
8 4 (8.00%) Dell
8 4 (8.00%) AirMagnet
9 2 (4.00%) Veeam
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix
10 1 (2.00%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.00%) Fortinet