The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 54 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.66% 1.16% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 6.09% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £37,500 £22,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.45% -46.98%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 115 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.55% 19.13% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 91 62
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VLAN
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Merseyside

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Merseyside

VLAN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool +13 3 £37,500 +70.45%
VLAN
North West

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (37.50%) Meraki
5 3 (37.50%) FlexPod
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ISE

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (37.50%) DSL
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (37.50%) FCoE
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) H.323
5 3 (37.50%) SSL
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) FlexPod
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Security Patching
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 3 (37.50%) Meraki
5 2 (25.00%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (12.50%) AppSense