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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England / North West
Rank 199 196 216
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 47 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.69% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 4.61% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 30
Median salary £35,750 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.73% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £31,200 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £68,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%

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
865 825 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.56% 14.98% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 666 683 926
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 32 £35,750 -28.50% 5
Merseyside -10 6 £44,000 +12.24% 2
Cheshire +8 5 £45,000 -43.75% 2
Cumbria +6 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Lancashire - 1 - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 86 (64.66%) Active Directory
2 81 (60.90%) DNS
3 79 (59.40%) DHCP
4 74 (55.64%) Firewall
5 73 (54.89%) WAN
6 66 (49.62%) Cisco
7 59 (44.36%) VMware
8 54 (40.60%) LAN
9 51 (38.35%) WLAN
10 46 (34.59%) Windows
11 45 (33.83%) Network Security
12 43 (32.33%) Windows Server
13 41 (30.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (30.83%) ITIL
14 39 (29.32%) Microsoft
15 35 (26.32%) NHS
15 35 (26.32%) Service Management
15 35 (26.32%) Internet
16 34 (25.56%) TCP/IP
16 34 (25.56%) Intrusion Detection
17 31 (23.31%) VPN
17 31 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
18 30 (22.56%) OSPF
19 29 (21.80%) SQL
20 28 (21.05%) BGP
20 28 (21.05%) Data Centre
21 26 (19.55%) Security Management
22 24 (18.05%) Identity Access Management
23 22 (16.54%) MPLS
23 22 (16.54%) CCNA

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 12 (9.02%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.77%) IIS
3 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.75%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.78%) Office 365
2 4 (3.01%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (60.90%) DNS
2 79 (59.40%) DHCP
3 74 (55.64%) Firewall
4 73 (54.89%) WAN
5 54 (40.60%) LAN
6 51 (38.35%) WLAN
7 45 (33.83%) Network Security
8 35 (26.32%) Internet
9 34 (25.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 34 (25.56%) TCP/IP
10 31 (23.31%) VPN
11 30 (22.56%) OSPF
12 28 (21.05%) BGP
13 22 (16.54%) MPLS
14 21 (15.79%) Wireless
15 17 (12.78%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (12.78%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (11.28%) Ethernet
16 15 (11.28%) SAN
17 13 (9.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
General
1 14 (10.53%) Finance
2 11 (8.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.75%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (20.30%) Network Engineer
2 23 (17.29%) Analyst
3 22 (16.54%) IT Support
4 20 (15.04%) Support Analyst
5 18 (13.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (12.78%) Security Manager
6 17 (12.78%) Support Engineer
7 16 (12.03%) Infrastructure Support
7 16 (12.03%) Network Security Manager
8 15 (11.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 15 (11.28%) IT Engineer
9 12 (9.02%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 12 (9.02%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 12 (9.02%) IT Support Engineer
9 12 (9.02%) Security Specialist
10 11 (8.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 10 (7.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (7.52%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (6.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) XMPP
2 1 (0.75%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.75%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.32%) NHS
2 28 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 19 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.51%) FlexPod
5 4 (3.01%) Replication
6 2 (1.50%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.50%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.50%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.75%) IPTV
7 1 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.75%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.59%) Windows
2 43 (32.33%) Windows Server
3 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (13.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.78%) Linux
6 6 (4.51%) Unix
6 6 (4.51%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.76%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.75%) CentOS
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.83%) ITIL
2 35 (26.32%) Service Management
3 26 (19.55%) Security Management
4 24 (18.05%) Identity Access Management
5 21 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.53%) Data Protection
6 18 (13.53%) ITSM
6 18 (13.53%) Programme Management
6 18 (13.53%) Service Design
7 16 (12.03%) Network Management
8 13 (9.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (7.52%) Coaching
10 9 (6.77%) Business Continuity
11 8 (6.02%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (5.26%) Network Design
13 6 (4.51%) Change Management
13 6 (4.51%) CRM
14 5 (3.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.80%) SQL
2 9 (6.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.01%) R
4 1 (0.75%) C#
4 1 (0.75%) PHP
4 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (16.54%) CCNA
3 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (9.02%) MCSE
5 10 (7.52%) CCNP
6 7 (5.26%) JNCIA
6 7 (5.26%) MCITP
7 5 (3.76%) MCP
7 5 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.01%) MCTS
9 3 (2.26%) MCSA
10 2 (1.50%) Degree
10 2 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.50%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.75%) CEH
11 1 (0.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (64.66%) Active Directory
2 41 (30.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (4.51%) vSphere
6 4 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.75%) pfSense
8 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) WSUS
2 4 (3.01%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.50%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.75%) Cacti
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.75%) Graylog
5 1 (0.75%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.75%) Nagios
5 1 (0.75%) SCCM
5 1 (0.75%) Simpana
Vendors
1 66 (49.62%) Cisco
2 59 (44.36%) VMware
3 39 (29.32%) Microsoft
4 20 (15.04%) Juniper
5 19 (14.29%) HP
6 16 (12.03%) Veeam
7 15 (11.28%) NetApp
8 12 (9.02%) Intel Security
9 11 (8.27%) Ericsson
10 9 (6.77%) Avaya
10 9 (6.77%) Brocade
10 9 (6.77%) Foundry
11 8 (6.02%) Symantec
11 8 (6.02%) WatchGuard
12 7 (5.26%) Citrix
12 7 (5.26%) Mitel
12 7 (5.26%) Redback
13 6 (4.51%) AppSense
13 6 (4.51%) SonicWALL
14 5 (3.76%) CheckPoint
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