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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 190 207 227
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 48 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.70% 3.07% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 22
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
1021 1010 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.76% 14.95% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 786 785 947
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +18 18 £26,000 -20.00% 4
Cheshire - 16 £34,000 - 1
Cumbria - 9 £62,500 - 1
Merseyside +6 5 £50,000 +42.85% 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (73.91%) Windows
2 66 (71.74%) VMware
3 63 (68.48%) DNS
3 63 (68.48%) Active Directory
4 58 (63.04%) DHCP
5 57 (61.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (60.87%) Microsoft
7 53 (57.61%) Cisco
8 51 (55.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (43.48%) VPN
10 39 (42.39%) MS Exchange
11 38 (41.30%) HP
11 38 (41.30%) Firewall
12 37 (40.22%) Citrix
13 35 (38.04%) MCSE
14 34 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (34.78%) TCP/IP
16 31 (33.70%) WAN
16 31 (33.70%) Exchange Server 2010
17 30 (32.61%) LAN
18 27 (29.35%) SQL Server
18 27 (29.35%) Exchange Server 2013
19 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
20 25 (27.17%) SAN
20 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2003
20 25 (27.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 24 (26.09%) CCNA
22 23 (25.00%) NetApp
22 23 (25.00%) PowerShell

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (42.39%) MS Exchange
2 31 (33.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (29.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (17.39%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.78%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (8.70%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 6 (6.52%) IIS
8 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (4.35%) Apache
10 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) MS Office
2 15 (16.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.30%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (68.48%) DNS
2 58 (63.04%) DHCP
3 40 (43.48%) VPN
4 38 (41.30%) Firewall
5 32 (34.78%) TCP/IP
6 31 (33.70%) WAN
7 30 (32.61%) LAN
8 25 (27.17%) SAN
9 16 (17.39%) VoIP
10 14 (15.22%) NAS
11 12 (13.04%) iSCSI
12 11 (11.96%) ADSL
12 11 (11.96%) VDSL
13 10 (10.87%) Wireless
14 8 (8.70%) DMZ
15 7 (7.61%) Network Security
16 6 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
16 6 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (6.52%) Internet
16 6 (6.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Support Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Architect
3 14 (15.22%) Analyst
4 13 (14.13%) Technical Architect
5 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Network Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) IT Manager
7 8 (8.70%) Network Support
7 8 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.61%) IT Support
8 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Service Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Technical Design Architect
11 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (11.96%) FlexPod
2 7 (7.61%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.61%) iPhone
2 7 (7.61%) iPad
3 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.43%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.43%) Life Science
5 4 (4.35%) Clustering
6 3 (3.26%) Replication
6 3 (3.26%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) Celerra
7 1 (1.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 68 (73.91%) Windows
2 34 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
6 14 (15.22%) Windows 8
7 13 (14.13%) Windows XP
8 11 (11.96%) Linux
9 9 (9.78%) UNIX
9 9 (9.78%) AIX
9 9 (9.78%) Solaris
10 4 (4.35%) CentOS
11 3 (3.26%) Debian
11 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.26%) FreeNAS
12 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) Migration
2 19 (20.65%) ITIL
3 16 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 12 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 11 (11.96%) Change Management
5 11 (11.96%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (11.96%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (9.78%) Business Continuity
7 5 (5.43%) Change Control
7 5 (5.43%) Line Management
8 4 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.26%) Validation
9 3 (3.26%) CRM
9 3 (3.26%) ERP
9 3 (3.26%) Data Management
9 3 (3.26%) Network Management
9 3 (3.26%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (20.65%) SQL
3 13 (14.13%) C
4 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (55.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (38.04%) MCSE
3 26 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (27.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (26.09%) CCNA
6 17 (18.48%) MCTS
7 13 (14.13%) MCP
8 12 (13.04%) MCITP
9 11 (11.96%) JNCIA
10 9 (9.78%) MCSD
10 9 (9.78%) CCA
10 9 (9.78%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (9.78%) CCEA
10 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
10 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
10 9 (9.78%) MCDST
10 9 (9.78%) CCENT
11 8 (8.70%) MCSA
12 7 (7.61%) CCNP
13 4 (4.35%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.43%) SLA
3 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (68.48%) Active Directory
2 57 (61.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 13 (14.13%) vSphere
5 7 (7.61%) NFS
5 7 (7.61%) Xen
6 3 (3.26%) XenApp
6 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) WSUS
2 4 (4.35%) SCCM
2 4 (4.35%) SCOM
3 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.26%) Nagios
3 3 (3.26%) WMI
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 66 (71.74%) VMware
2 56 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 53 (57.61%) Cisco
4 38 (41.30%) HP
5 37 (40.22%) Citrix
6 23 (25.00%) NetApp
7 19 (20.65%) Juniper
8 16 (17.39%) IBM
9 13 (14.13%) EMC
9 13 (14.13%) Avaya
10 12 (13.04%) Dell
10 12 (13.04%) Oracle
11 9 (9.78%) Symantec
12 7 (7.61%) Apple
13 5 (5.43%) Veeam
14 4 (4.35%) Riverbed
15 3 (3.26%) Sophos
15 3 (3.26%) Draytek
15 3 (3.26%) WatchGuard
15 3 (3.26%) New Relic
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