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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 180 200 232
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +32
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 78 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 0.72% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.08% 4.92% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 72 42 33
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £80,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
965 894 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.35% 14.57% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 785 707 954
Median salary £38,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £80,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +39 54 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Merseyside +1 11 £51,000 +29.11%
Cheshire -3 8 £33,250 -58.43% 1
Cumbria +10 4 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 89 (64.49%) Active Directory
2 86 (62.32%) DNS
3 77 (55.80%) DHCP
4 76 (55.07%) Cisco
4 76 (55.07%) Firewall
5 74 (53.62%) WAN
6 57 (41.30%) LAN
7 55 (39.86%) VMware
8 52 (37.68%) WLAN
9 47 (34.06%) Windows
10 45 (32.61%) ITIL
10 45 (32.61%) Network Security
11 44 (31.88%) Internet
11 44 (31.88%) Windows Server
12 42 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (28.26%) OSPF
13 39 (28.26%) VPN
13 39 (28.26%) Data Centre
14 37 (26.81%) Cisco Certification
15 35 (25.36%) NHS
15 35 (25.36%) Service Management
16 34 (24.64%) BGP
16 34 (24.64%) Intrusion Detection
17 33 (23.91%) Microsoft
18 31 (22.46%) Juniper
18 31 (22.46%) TCP/IP
18 31 (22.46%) SQL
19 28 (20.29%) CCNA
20 26 (18.84%) Security Management
21 25 (18.12%) Wireless

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 6 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.17%) IIS
2 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.72%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.87%) Office 365
2 4 (2.90%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 86 (62.32%) DNS
2 77 (55.80%) DHCP
3 76 (55.07%) Firewall
4 74 (53.62%) WAN
5 57 (41.30%) LAN
6 52 (37.68%) WLAN
7 45 (32.61%) Network Security
8 44 (31.88%) Internet
9 39 (28.26%) OSPF
9 39 (28.26%) VPN
10 34 (24.64%) BGP
10 34 (24.64%) Intrusion Detection
11 31 (22.46%) TCP/IP
12 25 (18.12%) Wireless
13 24 (17.39%) Ethernet
14 23 (16.67%) MPLS
15 22 (15.94%) VoIP
16 19 (13.77%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (11.59%) IPv6
17 16 (11.59%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (24.64%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.22%) IT Support
3 17 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (12.32%) Security Manager
4 16 (11.59%) Analyst
4 16 (11.59%) Network Security Manager
4 16 (11.59%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) IT Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) Security Specialist
5 13 (9.42%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (7.97%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) IT Security Specialist
7 10 (7.25%) NOC Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Operations Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Senior NOC Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Server Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.45%) XMPP
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.72%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 35 (25.36%) NHS
3 19 (13.77%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.62%) FlexPod
5 4 (2.90%) iPad
6 3 (2.17%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.17%) Replication
7 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.72%) IPTV
8 1 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.06%) Windows
2 44 (31.88%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.04%) Linux
3 18 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.80%) Unix
5 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.62%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.72%) CentOS
9 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.61%) ITIL
2 35 (25.36%) Service Management
3 26 (18.84%) Security Management
4 24 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
4 24 (17.39%) Network Management
5 21 (15.22%) PRINCE2
6 18 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 18 (13.04%) ITSM
6 18 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 18 (13.04%) Service Design
7 13 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (8.70%) Coaching
9 10 (7.25%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.25%) Network Design
10 9 (6.52%) Business Continuity
10 9 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (5.80%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.07%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.46%) SQL
2 9 (6.52%) PHP
3 8 (5.80%) Perl
3 8 (5.80%) Python
4 7 (5.07%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.90%) R
6 1 (0.72%) C#
6 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (26.81%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (20.29%) CCNA
3 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.42%) MCSE
5 11 (7.97%) CCNP
6 9 (6.52%) JNCIA
7 7 (5.07%) MCITP
8 5 (3.62%) MCP
8 5 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.90%) MCSA
9 4 (2.90%) MCTS
10 3 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.17%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.45%) Degree
12 1 (0.72%) CCDP
12 1 (0.72%) CCIE
12 1 (0.72%) CEH
12 1 (0.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) SLA
2 8 (5.80%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (64.49%) Active Directory
2 42 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (3.62%) vSphere
5 3 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.45%) XenApp
7 1 (0.72%) pfSense
7 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) Cacti
1 9 (6.52%) Nagios
1 9 (6.52%) SCCM
2 8 (5.80%) OpenNMS
2 8 (5.80%) Puppet
2 8 (5.80%) RANCID
2 8 (5.80%) SCOM
3 5 (3.62%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.90%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.17%) WSUS
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.72%) Graylog
6 1 (0.72%) Simpana
6 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 76 (55.07%) Cisco
2 55 (39.86%) VMware
3 33 (23.91%) Microsoft
4 31 (22.46%) Juniper
5 22 (15.94%) HP
6 19 (13.77%) Ericsson
7 18 (13.04%) Brocade
7 18 (13.04%) Foundry
8 15 (10.87%) Veeam
9 13 (9.42%) Intel Security
10 10 (7.25%) ZyXEL
11 9 (6.52%) Huawei
11 9 (6.52%) NetApp
11 9 (6.52%) Redback
11 9 (6.52%) WatchGuard
12 7 (5.07%) Citrix
12 7 (5.07%) Symantec
13 6 (4.35%) Mitel
14 5 (3.62%) AppSense
14 5 (3.62%) SolarWinds
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