The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 192 216 238
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +22
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 52 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 3.75% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 20
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £24,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
VLAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1137 987 1328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.21% 14.26% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 873 763 1045
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VLAN
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VLAN Salary Trend in the North West

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in the North West

VLAN
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester +25 31 £32,500 - 4
Cheshire +2 10 £33,750 -32.50% 2
Cumbria - 9 £62,500 - 1
Merseyside +9 2 £37,500 -3.22%
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 69 (75.00%) Windows
2 61 (66.30%) VMware
3 60 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 58 (63.04%) Cisco
5 55 (59.78%) DNS
5 55 (59.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 54 (58.70%) Microsoft
7 43 (46.74%) DHCP
7 43 (46.74%) Firewall
8 39 (42.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 38 (41.30%) VPN
9 38 (41.30%) HP
10 36 (39.13%) WAN
11 34 (36.96%) Citrix
12 32 (34.78%) LAN
12 32 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (31.52%) MS Exchange
13 29 (31.52%) MCSE
14 28 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 26 (28.26%) TCP/IP
16 25 (27.17%) CCNA
16 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
16 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (27.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (23.91%) NetApp
18 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
19 20 (21.74%) Windows 7
19 20 (21.74%) Migration

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 29 (31.52%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (16.30%) SharePoint
5 8 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (7.61%) IIS
6 7 (7.61%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (4.35%) Apache
10 3 (3.26%) IBM Notes
10 3 (3.26%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
12 1 (1.09%) Moodle
Applications
1 16 (17.39%) MS Office
2 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (59.78%) DNS
2 43 (46.74%) DHCP
2 43 (46.74%) Firewall
3 38 (41.30%) VPN
4 36 (39.13%) WAN
5 32 (34.78%) LAN
6 26 (28.26%) TCP/IP
7 16 (17.39%) VoIP
8 14 (15.22%) SAN
8 14 (15.22%) Wireless
9 11 (11.96%) Network Security
10 10 (10.87%) iSCSI
10 10 (10.87%) NAS
11 9 (9.78%) MPLS
12 8 (8.70%) DMZ
13 7 (7.61%) IP Telephony
13 7 (7.61%) PBX
13 7 (7.61%) ADSL
13 7 (7.61%) ISDN
13 7 (7.61%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.43%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.22%) Architect
3 13 (14.13%) Analyst
3 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 10 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) VoIP Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Senior VoIP Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) IT Manager
8 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Technical Design Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Network Support
10 4 (4.35%) IT Support
10 4 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) HTML
1 2 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) FlexPod
2 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Life Science
4 5 (5.43%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.43%) Replication
4 5 (5.43%) iPhone
4 5 (5.43%) iPad
5 4 (4.35%) Clustering
6 3 (3.26%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.26%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.17%) Celerra
8 1 (1.09%) CMDB
8 1 (1.09%) VLE
8 1 (1.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 69 (75.00%) Windows
2 32 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 14 (15.22%) Linux
7 13 (14.13%) Windows XP
8 12 (13.04%) Windows 8
9 8 (8.70%) UNIX
9 8 (8.70%) AIX
9 8 (8.70%) Solaris
10 4 (4.35%) CentOS
11 3 (3.26%) Debian
11 3 (3.26%) FreeNAS
11 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) Migration
2 13 (14.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (13.04%) ITIL
4 11 (11.96%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (7.61%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (7.61%) Line Management
6 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (6.52%) Change Management
7 6 (6.52%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.43%) Validation
8 5 (5.43%) ERP
9 3 (3.26%) CRM
9 3 (3.26%) Data Management
9 3 (3.26%) Change Control
9 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.17%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.17%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.17%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
2 20 (21.74%) SQL
3 17 (18.48%) C
4 8 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (42.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (31.52%) MCSE
3 28 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (27.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (27.17%) CCNA
5 12 (13.04%) MCTS
6 11 (11.96%) MCP
7 10 (10.87%) MCSA
7 10 (10.87%) CCNP
8 8 (8.70%) MCSD
8 8 (8.70%) CCA
8 8 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (8.70%) CCEA
8 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 6 (6.52%) MCITP
9 6 (6.52%) JNCIA
10 5 (5.43%) Degree
11 4 (4.35%) CCENT
11 4 (4.35%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 55 (59.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 14 (15.22%) vSphere
5 8 (8.70%) NFS
6 7 (7.61%) Xen
7 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) WSUS
2 5 (5.43%) WMI
3 3 (3.26%) Nagios
3 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.09%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 61 (66.30%) VMware
2 58 (63.04%) Cisco
3 54 (58.70%) Microsoft
4 38 (41.30%) HP
5 34 (36.96%) Citrix
6 22 (23.91%) NetApp
7 16 (17.39%) Avaya
7 16 (17.39%) Juniper
7 16 (17.39%) EMC
8 11 (11.96%) Oracle
9 9 (9.78%) IBM
9 9 (9.78%) Symantec
10 7 (7.61%) Dell
11 6 (6.52%) WatchGuard
12 5 (5.43%) Apple
12 5 (5.43%) Veeam
12 5 (5.43%) Sophos
13 4 (4.35%) ProCurve
14 3 (3.26%) Draytek
14 3 (3.26%) New Relic
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + on-call payments + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £28,695 - £32,277 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago