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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 182 200 236
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +36
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 73 63 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 0.94% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 6.43% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 62 54 19
Median salary £38,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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
1022 980 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.05% 14.68% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 835 774 859
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £72,500
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +17 42 £38,000 +29.91% 4
Cheshire +4 12 £31,250 -37.50% 1
Merseyside -8 10 £51,000 +36.00%
Lancashire - 9 £32,500 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 63 (60.00%) DNS
1 63 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 60 (57.14%) Firewall
3 58 (55.24%) DHCP
4 51 (48.57%) WAN
4 51 (48.57%) Cisco
5 44 (41.90%) LAN
6 37 (35.24%) Network Security
7 36 (34.29%) Windows
8 35 (33.33%) Internet
9 34 (32.38%) ITIL
9 34 (32.38%) Windows Server
10 33 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (30.48%) Juniper
12 31 (29.52%) TCP/IP
13 29 (27.62%) OSPF
13 29 (27.62%) VMware
14 28 (26.67%) VPN
14 28 (26.67%) Data Centre
15 27 (25.71%) CCNA
16 26 (24.76%) WLAN
17 25 (23.81%) BGP
18 24 (22.86%) MPLS
18 24 (22.86%) SQL
19 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
20 22 (20.95%) Service Management
21 21 (20.00%) Ethernet
22 20 (19.05%) Telecoms
22 20 (19.05%) NHS
22 20 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection

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 7 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.95%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.90%) Route 53
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (60.00%) DNS
2 60 (57.14%) Firewall
3 58 (55.24%) DHCP
4 51 (48.57%) WAN
5 44 (41.90%) LAN
6 37 (35.24%) Network Security
7 35 (33.33%) Internet
8 31 (29.52%) TCP/IP
9 29 (27.62%) OSPF
10 28 (26.67%) VPN
11 26 (24.76%) WLAN
12 25 (23.81%) BGP
13 24 (22.86%) MPLS
14 21 (20.00%) Ethernet
15 20 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
16 18 (17.14%) Junos
16 18 (17.14%) VoIP
17 14 (13.33%) TACACS
17 14 (13.33%) Wireless
18 13 (12.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.33%) Security Manager
3 12 (11.43%) Network Security Manager
3 12 (11.43%) Security Specialist
4 10 (9.52%) IT Security Specialist
5 9 (8.57%) Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) NOC Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 8 (7.62%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Network Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Technical Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Network Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) WAP
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 20 (19.05%) NHS
3 9 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.81%) AS400
4 4 (3.81%) iSeries
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.90%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.90%) iPad
6 2 (1.90%) Replication
6 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.95%) PDA
7 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.29%) Windows
2 34 (32.38%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.43%) Linux
4 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.71%) Unix
7 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.90%) Android
9 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.95%) CentOS
10 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) ITIL
2 22 (20.95%) Service Management
3 20 (19.05%) Network Management
4 16 (15.24%) Identity Access Management
4 16 (15.24%) Security Management
5 13 (12.38%) PRINCE2
6 11 (10.48%) Change Management
6 11 (10.48%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (9.52%) SIEM
7 10 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 9 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.62%) Data Protection
9 8 (7.62%) Information Security
9 8 (7.62%) ITSM
9 8 (7.62%) Programme Management
9 8 (7.62%) Service Design
9 8 (7.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.86%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) PHP
3 8 (7.62%) Perl
3 8 (7.62%) Python
4 4 (3.81%) R
5 2 (1.90%) C#
5 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (25.71%) CCNA
3 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (10.48%) CCNP
5 9 (8.57%) MCSE
6 7 (6.67%) JNCIA
7 4 (3.81%) CISSP
7 4 (3.81%) MCP
7 4 (3.81%) MCSA
8 3 (2.86%) CCIE
8 3 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.86%) MCITP
9 2 (1.90%) CCSP
9 2 (1.90%) CEH
9 2 (1.90%) Degree
9 2 (1.90%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.95%) CCDP
10 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.95%) MCTS
10 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) SLA
2 8 (7.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.90%) Docker
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.90%) XenApp
5 1 (0.95%) Firmware
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) Nagios
2 9 (8.57%) SCCM
3 8 (7.62%) Cacti
3 8 (7.62%) OpenNMS
3 8 (7.62%) Puppet
3 8 (7.62%) RANCID
3 8 (7.62%) SCOM
4 5 (4.76%) FortiGate
5 4 (3.81%) HP SIM
5 4 (3.81%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.90%) Ansible
8 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.95%) Simpana
8 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (48.57%) Cisco
2 32 (30.48%) Juniper
3 29 (27.62%) VMware
4 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.29%) Brocade
5 15 (14.29%) Ericsson
5 15 (14.29%) Foundry
5 15 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 12 (11.43%) CheckPoint
7 11 (10.48%) HP
8 8 (7.62%) Huawei
8 8 (7.62%) ZyXEL
9 7 (6.67%) IBM
9 7 (6.67%) Redback
9 7 (6.67%) Veeam
10 6 (5.71%) Mitel
11 5 (4.76%) Lotus
11 5 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.76%) WatchGuard
12 4 (3.81%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Pension & 28 days hols
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Compu team
Salary: £15,000 - £19,000 pa depending on skills and experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 8 days ago
Northwich
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 20 days ago