The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 37 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 4 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.33% 2.07% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.33% 5.17% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.79%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 116 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.00% 40.00% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 65 61 78
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VLAN
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Middlesex

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
1 29 (96.67%) VMware
2 26 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
4 19 (63.33%) DNS
4 19 (63.33%) Firewall
4 19 (63.33%) Citrix
4 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 19 (63.33%) XenApp
5 18 (60.00%) XenDesktop
5 18 (60.00%) Veeam
5 18 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (60.00%) WatchGuard
5 18 (60.00%) Wireless
5 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (60.00%) DHCP
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco
6 8 (26.67%) WAN
6 8 (26.67%) Linux
6 8 (26.67%) SAN
7 7 (23.33%) HP
8 5 (16.67%) EMC
8 5 (16.67%) Juniper
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) VPN
8 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 21 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (13.33%) SAS
3 4 (13.33%) IIS
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (13.33%) eRoom
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) DNS
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Wireless
2 18 (60.00%) DHCP
3 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 8 (26.67%) SAN
4 5 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) SNMP
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Field Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Operations Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Technical Operations Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) Resource Management
2 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
2 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (13.33%) Analytics
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Web Development
4 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) BCP
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CCNA
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCNP
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) MCSA
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (63.33%) XenApp
3 18 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 18 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) NFS
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) SRDF
5 1 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) VMware
2 19 (63.33%) Citrix
3 18 (60.00%) Veeam
3 18 (60.00%) WatchGuard
3 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco
5 7 (23.33%) HP
6 5 (16.67%) EMC
6 5 (16.67%) Juniper
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 4 (13.33%) JBoss
7 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.00%) Apple
9 2 (6.67%) Brocade
9 2 (6.67%) NetApp
10 1 (3.33%) Mitel
10 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
10 1 (3.33%) SAP
10 1 (3.33%) IBM