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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 202 224 226
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 32 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.52% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.60% 3.46% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 26
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.89% -9.41%
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
889 953 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.06% 14.91% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 755 761 861
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,525
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 24 £41,000 +57.69% 1
Lancashire - 4 £27,500 - 2
Cheshire +31 2 £27,500 -19.11%
Merseyside -2 1 £23,000 -54.00%
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 47 (66.20%) Windows
2 46 (64.79%) Firewall
3 45 (63.38%) Active Directory
4 43 (60.56%) DNS
5 41 (57.75%) Windows Server
6 34 (47.89%) DHCP
7 30 (42.25%) VPN
8 28 (39.44%) LAN
9 27 (38.03%) TCP/IP
9 27 (38.03%) Juniper
9 27 (38.03%) Network Security
10 25 (35.21%) WAN
11 24 (33.80%) ITIL
11 24 (33.80%) Cisco
12 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (30.99%) VMware
14 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
15 20 (28.17%) MPLS
16 19 (26.76%) Junos
17 18 (25.35%) SQL
17 18 (25.35%) Data Centre
18 17 (23.94%) CCNA
18 17 (23.94%) Intel Security
19 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
19 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
20 15 (21.13%) Penetration Testing
21 14 (19.72%) Cybersecurity
21 14 (19.72%) Change Management
21 14 (19.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 13 (18.31%) Internet

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.63%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (7.04%) Office 365
4 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.23%) IaaS
6 2 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (2.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (64.79%) Firewall
2 43 (60.56%) DNS
3 34 (47.89%) DHCP
4 30 (42.25%) VPN
5 28 (39.44%) LAN
6 27 (38.03%) Network Security
6 27 (38.03%) TCP/IP
7 25 (35.21%) WAN
8 20 (28.17%) MPLS
9 19 (26.76%) Junos
10 13 (18.31%) Internet
11 11 (15.49%) Ethernet
12 10 (14.08%) OSPF
13 9 (12.68%) BGP
14 8 (11.27%) Wireless
15 7 (9.86%) IPv6
15 7 (9.86%) SNMP
15 7 (9.86%) TACACS
15 7 (9.86%) VoIP
15 7 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Law
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 11 (15.49%) Security Specialist
3 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) IT Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) IT Security Specialist
4 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) IT Support
6 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) NetApp Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) WAP
2 3 (4.23%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.23%) XMPP
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.68%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.63%) AS400
3 4 (5.63%) iSeries
4 3 (4.23%) PDA
5 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
6 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (66.20%) Windows
2 41 (57.75%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
4 10 (14.08%) Windows 8
5 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.86%) Windows 10
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (7.04%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (7.04%) Linux
9 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.82%) Android
10 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.41%) CentOS
11 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) ITIL
2 15 (21.13%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (19.72%) Change Management
3 14 (19.72%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (19.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 13 (18.31%) SIEM
5 12 (16.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (15.49%) Information Security
7 9 (12.68%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.86%) Network Design
8 7 (9.86%) Network Management
9 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 4 (5.63%) Data Management
10 4 (5.63%) Email Filtering
10 4 (5.63%) Presales
10 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) PHP
3 5 (7.04%) C
3 5 (7.04%) Perl
3 5 (7.04%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) C#
4 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (23.94%) CCNA
3 13 (18.31%) CCNP
3 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.27%) MCSE
5 6 (8.45%) MCTS
6 5 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.63%) CISSP
7 4 (5.63%) NCDA
8 3 (4.23%) CCIE
8 3 (4.23%) MCP
9 2 (2.82%) CCSP
9 2 (2.82%) CEH
9 2 (2.82%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.82%) MCSA
10 1 (1.41%) CCA
10 1 (1.41%) Degree
10 1 (1.41%) MCITP
10 1 (1.41%) NCIE
10 1 (1.41%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (63.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.63%) vSphere
5 3 (4.23%) Firmware
6 2 (2.82%) Docker
6 2 (2.82%) vCloud
6 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.41%) NFS
7 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Nagios
2 5 (7.04%) Cacti
2 5 (7.04%) OpenNMS
2 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 5 (7.04%) RANCID
2 5 (7.04%) SCCM
2 5 (7.04%) SCOM
3 4 (5.63%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.82%) Ansible
4 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Juniper
2 24 (33.80%) Cisco
3 22 (30.99%) VMware
4 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
5 17 (23.94%) Intel Security
6 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
7 11 (15.49%) Veeam
8 7 (9.86%) Brocade
8 7 (9.86%) HP
8 7 (9.86%) Symantec
9 5 (7.04%) Citrix
9 5 (7.04%) Ericsson
9 5 (7.04%) Foundry
9 5 (7.04%) Huawei
9 5 (7.04%) NetApp
9 5 (7.04%) ZyXEL
10 4 (5.63%) Infor
10 4 (5.63%) IronPort
10 4 (5.63%) Lotus
10 4 (5.63%) ScanSafe
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £34,000 to £39,000 per annum + 15% shift allowance + benefits
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