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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 196 207 235
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +28
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 48 41 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.58% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 3.78% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 17
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £50,200
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +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
1127 1086 1320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.38% 15.45% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 847 835 1048
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 April 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 April 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 +14 24 £30,486 -12.89% 3
Cheshire +4 11 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Cumbria - 10 £62,500 - 1
Merseyside +5 3 £42,500 +21.42% 3
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 68 (79.07%) Windows
2 64 (74.42%) VMware
3 58 (67.44%) Active Directory
4 57 (66.28%) DNS
5 55 (63.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 53 (61.63%) Microsoft
7 52 (60.47%) Cisco
8 51 (59.30%) DHCP
9 42 (48.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (43.02%) HP
10 37 (43.02%) Firewall
11 34 (39.53%) Citrix
11 34 (39.53%) VPN
12 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (36.05%) WAN
13 31 (36.05%) MS Exchange
14 30 (34.88%) MCSE
15 28 (32.56%) TCP/IP
15 28 (32.56%) LAN
16 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
17 26 (30.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (27.91%) PowerShell
20 23 (26.74%) Cisco Certification
21 21 (24.42%) CCNA
21 21 (24.42%) NetApp
22 20 (23.26%) Migration
22 20 (23.26%) SQL

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 31 (36.05%) MS Exchange
2 24 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (22.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (17.44%) SharePoint
5 9 (10.47%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (9.30%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (6.98%) IIS
9 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (5.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (4.65%) Apache
11 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
11 3 (3.49%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Office
2 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.81%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Office 365
2 5 (5.81%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (66.28%) DNS
2 51 (59.30%) DHCP
3 37 (43.02%) Firewall
4 34 (39.53%) VPN
5 31 (36.05%) WAN
6 28 (32.56%) LAN
6 28 (32.56%) TCP/IP
7 19 (22.09%) SAN
8 13 (15.12%) VoIP
9 12 (13.95%) NAS
10 11 (12.79%) Wireless
11 9 (10.47%) VDSL
11 9 (10.47%) iSCSI
11 9 (10.47%) ADSL
12 8 (9.30%) DMZ
12 8 (9.30%) Network Security
13 7 (8.14%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (5.81%) Asterisk PBX
14 5 (5.81%) IP Telephony
14 5 (5.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.81%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Support Engineer
2 15 (17.44%) Architect
3 13 (15.12%) Technical Architect
4 11 (12.79%) Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) IT Manager
5 9 (10.47%) Network Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.14%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) IT Support
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Design Architect
8 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Network Support
8 5 (5.81%) VoIP Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior VoIP Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) FlexPod
3 6 (6.98%) iPad
3 6 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.98%) Life Science
3 6 (6.98%) iPhone
4 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.81%) Replication
5 4 (4.65%) Clustering
5 4 (4.65%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.16%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 68 (79.07%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (23.26%) Windows 7
6 13 (15.12%) Windows XP
7 12 (13.95%) Linux
7 12 (13.95%) Windows 8
8 9 (10.47%) AIX
8 9 (10.47%) Solaris
8 9 (10.47%) UNIX
9 4 (4.65%) CentOS
10 3 (3.49%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.49%) FreeNAS
10 3 (3.49%) Debian
11 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) Migration
2 15 (17.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (17.44%) ITIL
3 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
4 11 (12.79%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.47%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (10.47%) Change Management
7 7 (8.14%) Line Management
8 6 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.98%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.81%) Validation
9 5 (5.81%) ERP
10 4 (4.65%) Change Control
11 3 (3.49%) Network Architecture
11 3 (3.49%) Network Management
11 3 (3.49%) CRM
11 3 (3.49%) Data Management
12 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 20 (23.26%) SQL
3 16 (18.60%) C
4 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (48.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (34.88%) MCSE
3 26 (30.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (26.74%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (24.42%) CCNA
6 15 (17.44%) MCTS
7 11 (12.79%) MCP
8 9 (10.47%) MCSD
8 9 (10.47%) CCA
8 9 (10.47%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (10.47%) CCEA
8 9 (10.47%) MCITP
8 9 (10.47%) JNCIA
8 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
8 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
9 8 (9.30%) MCSA
10 6 (6.98%) CCNP
10 6 (6.98%) MCDST
10 6 (6.98%) CCENT
11 4 (4.65%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 55 (63.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 13 (15.12%) vSphere
5 8 (9.30%) NFS
6 7 (8.14%) Xen
7 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) WMI
1 5 (5.81%) WSUS
2 3 (3.49%) Nagios
2 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.16%) SCCM
3 1 (1.16%) SCOM
3 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 64 (74.42%) VMware
2 53 (61.63%) Microsoft
3 52 (60.47%) Cisco
4 37 (43.02%) HP
5 34 (39.53%) Citrix
6 21 (24.42%) NetApp
7 17 (19.77%) Juniper
8 15 (17.44%) Avaya
8 15 (17.44%) EMC
9 12 (13.95%) Oracle
9 12 (13.95%) IBM
10 9 (10.47%) Dell
10 9 (10.47%) Symantec
11 6 (6.98%) Apple
12 5 (5.81%) WatchGuard
12 5 (5.81%) Veeam
12 5 (5.81%) Sophos
13 3 (3.49%) CommVault
13 3 (3.49%) Siemens
13 3 (3.49%) Draytek
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