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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 228 209 216
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 25 28 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 2.77% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 35
Average salary £36,750 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.28% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £31,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £41,500 £41,208
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
1042 1010 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.31% 14.65% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 873 845 904
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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
Manchester -3 13 £34,250 +5.38% 9
Merseyside -3 6 £22,000 -46.98%
Cumbria - 4 £62,500 -
Cheshire -11 2 £40,000 - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 48 (77.42%) Windows
2 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
3 33 (53.23%) Cisco
4 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 29 (46.77%) Firewall
6 27 (43.55%) WAN
7 25 (40.32%) VMware
8 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (35.48%) HP
9 22 (35.48%) Citrix
9 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (33.87%) VPN
10 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (30.65%) DNS
13 18 (29.03%) LAN
13 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
13 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (27.42%) SQL
15 16 (25.81%) ITIL
15 16 (25.81%) MCSE
15 16 (25.81%) CCNA
16 14 (22.58%) Windows 7
17 13 (20.97%) DHCP
17 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
17 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
19 11 (17.74%) Linux
19 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
19 11 (17.74%) Thin Client

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.13%) IIS
4 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.06%) Apache
6 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.61%) Site Server
8 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.61%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.77%) Firewall
2 27 (43.55%) WAN
3 21 (33.87%) VPN
4 19 (30.65%) DNS
5 18 (29.03%) LAN
6 13 (20.97%) DHCP
6 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
6 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (17.74%) iSCSI
8 9 (14.52%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (14.52%) Wireless
9 8 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (12.90%) SSL
9 8 (12.90%) Structured Cabling
10 7 (11.29%) Network Security
10 7 (11.29%) SAN
10 7 (11.29%) Intranet
10 7 (11.29%) Internet
10 7 (11.29%) OSPF
11 6 (9.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Multimedia
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (9.68%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Technician
5 5 (8.06%) ICT Technician
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Service Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Manager
7 3 (4.84%) IT Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Thin Client
1 11 (17.74%) Fat Client
2 9 (14.52%) iPhone
2 9 (14.52%) Blackberry
3 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.29%) CMDB
4 5 (8.06%) VLE
5 2 (3.23%) NHS
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) AS400
6 1 (1.61%) iSeries
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (77.42%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (22.58%) Windows 7
5 11 (17.74%) Linux
5 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.29%) Windows 8
7 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
8 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
9 4 (6.45%) UNIX
9 4 (6.45%) AIX
9 4 (6.45%) Solaris
10 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Migration
3 9 (14.52%) Project Management
4 6 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.06%) Project Planning
5 5 (8.06%) Software Deployment
6 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Change Control
7 3 (4.84%) Coaching
8 2 (3.23%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.23%) Information Security
8 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.23%) Wealth Management
8 2 (3.23%) Information Management
8 2 (3.23%) Network Design
8 2 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) SQL
2 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.06%) VB
3 5 (8.06%) PHP
4 4 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (25.81%) MCSE
3 16 (25.81%) CCNA
4 11 (17.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (14.52%) Degree
6 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.06%) CCNP
7 4 (6.45%) CCA
7 4 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (6.45%) CCEA
7 4 (6.45%) MCSA
7 4 (6.45%) MCSD
8 2 (3.23%) NCDA
8 2 (3.23%) MCTS
9 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.61%) MCP
9 1 (1.61%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.90%) XenDesktop
4 8 (12.90%) vSphere
5 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.23%) Xen
5 2 (3.23%) NFS
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.23%) WSUS
3 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.23%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 33 (53.23%) Cisco
3 25 (40.32%) VMware
4 22 (35.48%) Citrix
4 22 (35.48%) HP
5 10 (16.13%) NetApp
6 8 (12.90%) ProCurve
7 6 (9.68%) Oracle
8 3 (4.84%) Sage
8 3 (4.84%) Symantec
8 3 (4.84%) Dell
9 2 (3.23%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (3.23%) Kaspersky
9 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.61%) Draytek
10 1 (1.61%) Veeam
10 1 (1.61%) Aruba
10 1 (1.61%) Meru Networks
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