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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 202 235 222
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 52 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.20% 2.04% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 13 14
Average salary £44,125 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £24,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
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
1000 1078 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.87% 14.69% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 797 896 858
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Cheshire +29 26 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Manchester +11 21 £29,250 -10.00% 2
Merseyside +4 3 £37,500 +70.45%
Cumbria -6 2 £23,500 -62.40%
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (69.07%) DNS
2 65 (67.01%) DHCP
3 62 (63.92%) Cisco
4 58 (59.79%) Windows
5 55 (56.70%) Active Directory
6 48 (49.48%) LAN
7 45 (46.39%) TCP/IP
7 45 (46.39%) VMware
8 40 (41.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (40.21%) Citrix
10 38 (39.18%) Microsoft
11 37 (38.14%) VPN
11 37 (38.14%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (36.08%) MS Exchange
13 31 (31.96%) WAN
13 31 (31.96%) Firewall
14 29 (29.90%) Exchange Server 2013
15 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (28.87%) Exchange Server 2010
16 25 (25.77%) Load Balancing
16 25 (25.77%) MCSE
16 25 (25.77%) SAN
17 24 (24.74%) HP
17 24 (24.74%) ITIL
18 23 (23.71%) SQL
19 22 (22.68%) iSCSI
20 21 (21.65%) CCNP
20 21 (21.65%) CCNA
21 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
22 19 (19.59%) HTTP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (36.08%) MS Exchange
2 29 (29.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (28.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (16.49%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.22%) IIS
6 6 (6.19%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.15%) IBM Notes
7 5 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.09%) Apache
9 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (13.40%) MS Office
2 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Office 365
2 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.06%) IaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.03%) Route 53
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 67 (69.07%) DNS
2 65 (67.01%) DHCP
3 48 (49.48%) LAN
4 45 (46.39%) TCP/IP
5 37 (38.14%) VPN
6 31 (31.96%) WAN
6 31 (31.96%) Firewall
7 25 (25.77%) SAN
8 22 (22.68%) iSCSI
9 19 (19.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (19.59%) FCoE
9 19 (19.59%) SSL
9 19 (19.59%) HTTP
9 19 (19.59%) OSPF
9 19 (19.59%) BGP
10 17 (17.53%) Network Security
11 16 (16.49%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (12.37%) NAS
12 12 (12.37%) Wireless
13 10 (10.31%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Financial Institution
2 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.15%) Retail
3 4 (4.12%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (28.87%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) Senior Network Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) Security Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) Senior Security Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) IT Support
5 12 (12.37%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) IT Manager
7 8 (8.25%) Network Support
8 7 (7.22%) Architect
8 7 (7.22%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.15%) Desktop Support
10 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) COM
1 3 (3.09%) Web Services
1 3 (3.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.25%) iPhone
4 7 (7.22%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.22%) iPad
5 6 (6.19%) Blackberry
5 6 (6.19%) Clustering
6 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.15%) FlexPod
6 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.12%) EMC VNX
8 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.03%) NHS
9 1 (1.03%) Wiki
9 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 58 (59.79%) Windows
2 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (17.53%) Windows 7
4 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.34%) Windows 8
6 8 (8.25%) AIX
6 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.19%) UNIX
7 6 (6.19%) Solaris
8 5 (5.15%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.06%) CentOS
9 2 (2.06%) Android
9 2 (2.06%) Linux
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) Load Balancing
2 24 (24.74%) ITIL
3 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
3 16 (16.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (12.37%) Business Continuity
5 10 (10.31%) Change Management
6 9 (9.28%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.25%) Migration
8 7 (7.22%) Change Control
9 6 (6.19%) CRM
9 6 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (6.19%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (5.15%) Line Management
10 5 (5.15%) BCP
10 5 (5.15%) Process Management
10 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.15%) ITIL V3
10 5 (5.15%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (4.12%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) SQL
2 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (41.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (38.14%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (25.77%) MCSE
4 21 (21.65%) CCNP
4 21 (21.65%) CCNA
5 16 (16.49%) CCIE
6 13 (13.40%) MCDST
6 13 (13.40%) CCENT
7 12 (12.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (10.31%) MCTS
8 10 (10.31%) MCITP
8 10 (10.31%) MCP
9 9 (9.28%) Degree
9 9 (9.28%) JNCIA
10 7 (7.22%) CCA
10 7 (7.22%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (6.19%) CCEA
11 6 (6.19%) MCSD
11 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
11 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (56.70%) Active Directory
2 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.46%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.25%) XenApp
5 6 (6.19%) vSphere
6 5 (5.15%) Terminal Server
7 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.03%) Xen
9 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.03%) Firmware
9 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.15%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.12%) WSUS
3 4 (4.12%) SCCM
4 3 (3.09%) SCOM
4 3 (3.09%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.06%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (1.03%) SnapMirror
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 62 (63.92%) Cisco
2 45 (46.39%) VMware
3 39 (40.21%) Citrix
4 38 (39.18%) Microsoft
5 24 (24.74%) HP
6 14 (14.43%) Dell
7 12 (12.37%) IBM
8 11 (11.34%) EMC
8 11 (11.34%) Oracle
9 10 (10.31%) NetApp
10 9 (9.28%) Juniper
11 8 (8.25%) Apple
12 7 (7.22%) Veeam
12 7 (7.22%) Symantec
13 5 (5.15%) McAfee
13 5 (5.15%) Lotus
13 5 (5.15%) IronPort
14 3 (3.09%) Meraki
14 3 (3.09%) Riverbed
14 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £200 - £220 per day
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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