The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 214 231 196
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 42 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.31% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.94% 1.70% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 40 20 39
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,309
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.20%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1067 1349 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.85% 18.38% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1061 876
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +5.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VLAN
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 17 £37,500 +3.44%
Cheshire +8 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Merseyside -5 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Lancashire - 4 £30,000 - 1
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England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (76.83%) WAN
2 55 (67.07%) Cisco
3 52 (63.41%) Firewall
4 51 (62.20%) TCP/IP
5 50 (60.98%) LAN
6 42 (51.22%) Windows
7 41 (50.00%) VPN
8 39 (47.56%) Finance
9 33 (40.24%) OSPF
10 32 (39.02%) HP
11 31 (37.80%) EIGRP
12 30 (36.59%) BGP
13 29 (35.37%) F5
14 28 (34.15%) CiscoWorks
15 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
16 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
17 23 (28.05%) DNS
18 22 (26.83%) CheckPoint
19 21 (25.61%) DHCP
19 21 (25.61%) HTTP
20 20 (24.39%) Ethernet
20 20 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
20 20 (24.39%) SSL
21 19 (23.17%) VoIP
21 19 (23.17%) LDAP
22 18 (21.95%) IGRP
22 18 (21.95%) Wireless
22 18 (21.95%) Network Design
23 17 (20.73%) Load Balancing
23 17 (20.73%) Internet

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (19.51%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (76.83%) WAN
2 52 (63.41%) Firewall
3 51 (62.20%) TCP/IP
4 50 (60.98%) LAN
5 41 (50.00%) VPN
6 33 (40.24%) OSPF
7 31 (37.80%) EIGRP
8 30 (36.59%) BGP
9 23 (28.05%) DNS
10 21 (25.61%) DHCP
10 21 (25.61%) HTTP
11 20 (24.39%) Ethernet
11 20 (24.39%) SSL
12 19 (23.17%) VoIP
12 19 (23.17%) LDAP
13 18 (21.95%) IGRP
13 18 (21.95%) Wireless
14 17 (20.73%) Internet
14 17 (20.73%) SMTP
15 16 (19.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Subversion
General
1 39 (47.56%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.66%) Games
3 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Billing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Firewall Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Wireless Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Service Desk Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Field Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Field Service Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) SOAP
1 16 (19.51%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.66%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) COM
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.98%) iPhone
2 9 (10.98%) Fat Client
2 9 (10.98%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.66%) CMDB
4 2 (2.44%) SCADA
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) AS400
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.22%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Linux
3 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.76%) Solaris
4 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.32%) Mac OS X
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Network Design
2 17 (20.73%) Load Balancing
3 16 (19.51%) Network Management
3 16 (19.51%) Capacity Management
4 15 (18.29%) ITIL
5 9 (10.98%) Project Management
6 6 (7.32%) Time Management
6 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.88%) Change Management
8 3 (3.66%) Migration
8 3 (3.66%) Software Distribution
8 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.44%) Investment Management
9 2 (2.44%) Wealth Management
10 1 (1.22%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.22%) Data Management
10 1 (1.22%) Practice Management
10 1 (1.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.66%) Perl
3 3 (3.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.73%) CCNP
3 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.76%) Degree
5 5 (6.10%) CCNA
6 4 (4.88%) MCP
7 3 (3.66%) CCIE
7 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) MCTS
8 2 (2.44%) NCDA
8 2 (2.44%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.44%) CISSP
9 1 (1.22%) MCSE
9 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.98%) vSphere
4 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (34.15%) CiscoWorks
2 16 (19.51%) HP NNM
3 12 (14.63%) OpenView
4 11 (13.41%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (67.07%) Cisco
2 32 (39.02%) HP
3 29 (35.37%) F5
4 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 22 (26.83%) CheckPoint
6 16 (19.51%) Juniper
7 14 (17.07%) VMware
8 12 (14.63%) Fortinet
9 9 (10.98%) EMC
10 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.88%) ProCurve
11 4 (4.88%) Apple
11 4 (4.88%) Avaya
12 3 (3.66%) Sony
12 3 (3.66%) Sage
12 3 (3.66%) CommVault
12 3 (3.66%) Dell
12 3 (3.66%) Meru Networks
12 3 (3.66%) Aruba
13 2 (2.44%) WatchGuard
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
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