The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank - 57 58
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.96% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
VLAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 102 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.87% 20.16% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 50 97 63
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £11,450 £18,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VLAN
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Lancashire

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
5 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) ADSL
6 1 (16.67%) Avaya
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) SSL

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Installations Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
3 1 (16.67%) Draytek
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec