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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 197 214 208
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 40 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 3.75% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 32
Average salary £41,900 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £26,250 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,150 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.69% -6.87%
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
820 1147 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.47% 16.23% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 679 954 798
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +22 31 £50,000 +42.85% 8
Cheshire +22 4 £31,250 -2.34% 3
Merseyside -11 4 £39,200 +22.50% 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (72.63%) LAN
2 59 (62.11%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (61.05%) Cisco
4 56 (58.95%) DNS
5 49 (51.58%) CCNP
6 48 (50.53%) DHCP
7 46 (48.42%) Windows
7 46 (48.42%) Citrix
8 42 (44.21%) Active Directory
8 42 (44.21%) Windows Server
9 40 (42.11%) TCP/IP
10 39 (41.05%) Load Balancing
10 39 (41.05%) Network Security
11 38 (40.00%) OSPF
12 37 (38.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (36.84%) BGP
14 34 (35.79%) WAN
14 34 (35.79%) Firewall
14 34 (35.79%) iSCSI
15 33 (34.74%) SSL
15 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
16 32 (33.68%) CCIE
16 32 (33.68%) HTTP
16 32 (33.68%) E-Commerce
16 32 (33.68%) Hybrid Cloud
16 32 (33.68%) FCoE
16 32 (33.68%) Fibre Channel
17 31 (32.63%) VPN
18 26 (27.37%) CCNA
19 24 (25.26%) ITIL

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.16%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.16%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (22.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (18.95%) Office 365
2 16 (16.84%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.11%) IaaS
4 2 (2.11%) SaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.05%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 69 (72.63%) LAN
2 56 (58.95%) DNS
3 48 (50.53%) DHCP
4 40 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 39 (41.05%) Network Security
6 38 (40.00%) OSPF
7 37 (38.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (36.84%) BGP
9 34 (35.79%) Firewall
9 34 (35.79%) iSCSI
9 34 (35.79%) WAN
10 33 (34.74%) SSL
11 32 (33.68%) FCoE
11 32 (33.68%) Fibre Channel
11 32 (33.68%) HTTP
12 31 (32.63%) VPN
13 14 (14.74%) Internet
14 10 (10.53%) VoIP
15 8 (8.42%) WLAN
16 7 (7.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.32%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Advertising
3 3 (3.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (45.26%) Network Engineer
2 33 (34.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 32 (33.68%) Network Security Engineer
3 32 (33.68%) Security Engineer
3 32 (33.68%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 32 (33.68%) Senior Security Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.58%) Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 9 (9.47%) IT Support
7 9 (9.47%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Windows Specialist
9 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (33.68%) Hybrid Cloud
2 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.16%) Clustering
3 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.05%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.05%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.05%) iPad
4 1 (1.05%) iPhone
4 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.05%) Replication
4 1 (1.05%) Tandem
4 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (48.42%) Windows
2 42 (44.21%) Windows Server
3 14 (14.74%) Windows 10
3 14 (14.74%) Windows 8
4 13 (13.68%) Windows 7
5 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.26%) Linux
8 4 (4.21%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.05%) Android
9 1 (1.05%) Unix
9 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.05%) Load Balancing
2 32 (33.68%) E-Commerce
3 24 (25.26%) ITIL
4 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.26%) Migration
6 5 (5.26%) Network Management
7 4 (4.21%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.21%) Information Security
7 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.16%) BCP
8 3 (3.16%) Data Management
8 3 (3.16%) Presales
8 3 (3.16%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.11%) Change Management
9 2 (2.11%) High Availability
9 2 (2.11%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.11%) Network Design
9 2 (2.11%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) C
3 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (62.11%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (51.58%) CCNP
3 32 (33.68%) CCIE
4 26 (27.37%) CCNA
5 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (7.37%) MCSE
7 6 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.21%) CCA
8 4 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (4.21%) MCSA
8 4 (4.21%) MCTS
9 3 (3.16%) NCDA
10 2 (2.11%) Degree
11 1 (1.05%) CCENT
11 1 (1.05%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.05%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.05%) MCDST
11 1 (1.05%) NCIE
11 1 (1.05%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (44.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 10 (10.53%) XenApp
3 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.32%) vSphere
5 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.05%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.16%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.11%) SCCM
3 2 (2.11%) SCOM
3 2 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 58 (61.05%) Cisco
2 46 (48.42%) Citrix
3 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.00%) VMware
5 18 (18.95%) Juniper
6 10 (10.53%) HP
7 8 (8.42%) Veeam
8 7 (7.37%) F5
9 6 (6.32%) Brocade
9 6 (6.32%) Symantec
10 5 (5.26%) NetScout
10 5 (5.26%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.21%) Intel Security
11 4 (4.21%) NetApp
12 3 (3.16%) Apple
12 3 (3.16%) AppSense
12 3 (3.16%) Avaya
12 3 (3.16%) Dell
12 3 (3.16%) Lotus
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