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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 205 220 227
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 38 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.16% 3.90% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 21
Median salary £36,500 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.67% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £25,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%
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
913 948 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.56% 14.54% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 755 764 882
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +13 28 £37,750 +45.19% 5
Lancashire - 7 £32,500 - 1
Cheshire +30 2 £27,500 -31.25%
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (60.76%) Firewall
2 46 (58.23%) DNS
3 45 (56.96%) Active Directory
4 42 (53.16%) Windows
5 38 (48.10%) DHCP
6 37 (46.84%) Windows Server
7 36 (45.57%) Cisco
8 32 (40.51%) VPN
8 32 (40.51%) Juniper
9 31 (39.24%) TCP/IP
10 29 (36.71%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (36.71%) LAN
11 28 (35.44%) WAN
12 25 (31.65%) VMware
13 24 (30.38%) Network Security
14 23 (29.11%) MPLS
14 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
14 23 (29.11%) SQL
15 22 (27.85%) ITIL
15 22 (27.85%) Junos
16 21 (26.58%) CCNA
16 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
17 19 (24.05%) OSPF
18 18 (22.78%) BGP
19 17 (21.52%) Intel Security
19 17 (21.52%) Ethernet
20 16 (20.25%) CheckPoint
21 15 (18.99%) Penetration Testing
22 14 (17.72%) Internet
22 14 (17.72%) Telecoms

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 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.06%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) IaaS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.53%) Route 53
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (60.76%) Firewall
2 46 (58.23%) DNS
3 38 (48.10%) DHCP
4 32 (40.51%) VPN
5 31 (39.24%) TCP/IP
6 29 (36.71%) LAN
7 28 (35.44%) WAN
8 24 (30.38%) Network Security
9 23 (29.11%) MPLS
10 22 (27.85%) Junos
11 19 (24.05%) OSPF
12 18 (22.78%) BGP
13 17 (21.52%) Ethernet
14 14 (17.72%) Internet
14 14 (17.72%) VoIP
15 12 (15.19%) Wireless
16 11 (13.92%) TACACS
17 10 (12.66%) IPv6
17 10 (12.66%) Wi-Fi
18 9 (11.39%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Law
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 11 (13.92%) Security Specialist
2 11 (13.92%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) IT Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) IT Security Specialist
4 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Consultant
5 5 (6.33%) IT Support
5 5 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Designer
6 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.06%) Lead Designer
6 4 (5.06%) Network Designer
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) WAP
2 3 (3.80%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.80%) XMPP
3 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.39%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.06%) AS400
3 4 (5.06%) iSeries
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) PDA
5 2 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.53%) iPad
5 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.16%) Windows
2 37 (46.84%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.39%) Linux
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.59%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.80%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.80%) Unix
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.53%) Android
9 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.53%) CentOS
9 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) ITIL
2 15 (18.99%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (17.72%) Change Management
3 14 (17.72%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (17.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 13 (16.46%) SIEM
5 12 (15.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (13.92%) Information Security
7 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.13%) Network Management
8 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.86%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.86%) Network Design
9 6 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (7.59%) Network Planning
10 4 (5.06%) DevOps
10 4 (5.06%) Email Filtering
10 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.80%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) PHP
3 8 (10.13%) Perl
3 8 (10.13%) Python
4 3 (3.80%) C
5 2 (2.53%) C#
5 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (36.71%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (26.58%) CCNA
3 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (16.46%) CCNP
5 9 (11.39%) MCSE
6 4 (5.06%) CCIE
6 4 (5.06%) CISSP
6 4 (5.06%) MCP
6 4 (5.06%) MCTS
7 3 (3.80%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.80%) MCSA
7 3 (3.80%) NCDA
7 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.53%) CCSP
8 2 (2.53%) CEH
8 2 (2.53%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.27%) Degree
9 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
2 8 (10.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (56.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.92%) Hyper-V
2 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) Firmware
4 2 (2.53%) Docker
4 2 (2.53%) vCloud
4 2 (2.53%) vSphere
4 2 (2.53%) XenApp
5 1 (1.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Nagios
2 9 (11.39%) SCCM
3 8 (10.13%) Cacti
3 8 (10.13%) OpenNMS
3 8 (10.13%) Puppet
3 8 (10.13%) RANCID
3 8 (10.13%) SCOM
4 5 (6.33%) FortiGate
5 4 (5.06%) HP SIM
5 4 (5.06%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.53%) Ansible
6 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (45.57%) Cisco
2 32 (40.51%) Juniper
3 25 (31.65%) VMware
4 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
5 17 (21.52%) Intel Security
6 16 (20.25%) CheckPoint
7 11 (13.92%) Brocade
7 11 (13.92%) Ericsson
7 11 (13.92%) Foundry
7 11 (13.92%) HP
8 9 (11.39%) Veeam
9 8 (10.13%) Huawei
9 8 (10.13%) ZyXEL
10 6 (7.59%) IBM
11 5 (6.33%) Citrix
11 5 (6.33%) Mitel
11 5 (6.33%) NetApp
11 5 (6.33%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.33%) Symantec
12 4 (5.06%) IronPort
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