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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 72 104 93
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 23 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.40% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.09% 1.70% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 4
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -44.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
228 235 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.77% 19.39% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 203 214 213
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 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 1 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 -
Maidstone - 3 £47,500 -
Dartford 0 2 £50,000 +39.86%
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 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 48 (94.12%) Cisco
2 42 (82.35%) Firewall
3 41 (80.39%) Linux
4 40 (78.43%) DNS
5 39 (76.47%) DHCP
6 29 (56.86%) CCNP
6 29 (56.86%) CCNA
6 29 (56.86%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (47.06%) WAN
7 24 (47.06%) LAN
8 23 (45.10%) CheckPoint
8 23 (45.10%) Migration
8 23 (45.10%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (43.14%) Open Source
9 22 (43.14%) MPLS
10 21 (41.18%) Windows
10 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
11 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (37.25%) VMware
12 19 (37.25%) VPN
12 19 (37.25%) MS Office
12 19 (37.25%) MS Exchange
12 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
12 19 (37.25%) Apple
13 18 (35.29%) Wireless
13 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (35.29%) Hyper-V
13 18 (35.29%) Windows 8
13 18 (35.29%) iPhone
13 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (37.25%) MS Exchange
2 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (31.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (31.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (17.65%) IIS
5 8 (15.69%) Apache
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MS Office
1 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (82.35%) Firewall
2 40 (78.43%) DNS
3 39 (76.47%) DHCP
4 24 (47.06%) WAN
4 24 (47.06%) LAN
5 22 (43.14%) MPLS
6 19 (37.25%) VPN
7 18 (35.29%) Wireless
8 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 16 (31.37%) DMZ
9 16 (31.37%) SMTP
9 16 (31.37%) IMAP
10 10 (19.61%) SAN
11 9 (17.65%) ADSL
12 8 (15.69%) NAS
13 7 (13.73%) IPv4
14 5 (9.80%) IPv6
15 2 (3.92%) WLAN
16 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
16 1 (1.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Network Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 16 (31.37%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (31.37%) Systems Support
3 16 (31.37%) Systems Support Engineer
4 13 (25.49%) Deployment Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) Consultant
6 8 (15.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Network Consultant
7 7 (13.73%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 7 (13.73%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Open Source
2 18 (35.29%) iPhone
3 16 (31.37%) Blackberry
3 16 (31.37%) PDA
3 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (15.69%) Replication
5 2 (3.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Linux
2 21 (41.18%) Windows
3 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (35.29%) Windows 8
4 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (31.37%) Windows XP
6 16 (31.37%) Windows Vista
6 16 (31.37%) Android
7 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
8 8 (15.69%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.96%) AIX
10 1 (1.96%) Solaris
10 1 (1.96%) UNIX
10 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Migration
1 23 (45.10%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (1.96%) Requirements Management
3 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
3 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (1.96%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) CCNP
1 29 (56.86%) CCNA
1 29 (56.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) CCA
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CCEA
4 1 (1.96%) MCSD
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 9 (17.65%) vSphere
2 9 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (94.12%) Cisco
2 23 (45.10%) CheckPoint
3 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 19 (37.25%) VMware
4 19 (37.25%) Apple
5 16 (31.37%) Symantec
5 16 (31.37%) Draytek
6 8 (15.69%) Veeam
7 3 (5.88%) Avaya
7 3 (5.88%) HP
8 2 (3.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix
9 1 (1.96%) Intel
9 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.96%) AirMagnet