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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England / North West
Rank 207 186 212
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 36 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.80% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 5.50% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 35
Median salary £30,000 £41,900 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.40% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
834 818 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.06% 14.50% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 628 675 903
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -40 22 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Cheshire +21 9 £34,000 +22.52% 1
Merseyside -3 4 £29,000 -26.02% 1
Cumbria - 1 £30,000 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 81 (68.07%) Active Directory
2 75 (63.03%) DNS
3 67 (56.30%) DHCP
4 65 (54.62%) Firewall
5 62 (52.10%) WAN
6 59 (49.58%) Cisco
7 58 (48.74%) VMware
8 47 (39.50%) LAN
9 45 (37.82%) Windows
10 43 (36.13%) WLAN
11 41 (34.45%) Microsoft
12 40 (33.61%) Windows Server
13 38 (31.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (31.09%) Network Security
15 33 (27.73%) ITIL
16 32 (26.89%) TCP/IP
17 31 (26.05%) VPN
18 30 (25.21%) SQL
19 29 (24.37%) NHS
20 28 (23.53%) Internet
20 28 (23.53%) Service Management
20 28 (23.53%) BGP
20 28 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
21 26 (21.85%) OSPF
22 24 (20.17%) Cisco Certification
23 23 (19.33%) MS Excel
24 22 (18.49%) MPLS
24 22 (18.49%) Security Management
24 22 (18.49%) Data Centre
25 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012

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 18 (15.13%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.24%) IIS
3 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (19.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.13%) Office 365
2 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.36%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.68%) IaaS
4 2 (1.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.84%) PaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (63.03%) DNS
2 67 (56.30%) DHCP
3 65 (54.62%) Firewall
4 62 (52.10%) WAN
5 47 (39.50%) LAN
6 43 (36.13%) WLAN
7 37 (31.09%) Network Security
8 32 (26.89%) TCP/IP
9 31 (26.05%) VPN
10 28 (23.53%) BGP
10 28 (23.53%) Internet
10 28 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 26 (21.85%) OSPF
12 22 (18.49%) MPLS
13 17 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (14.29%) SAN
14 15 (12.61%) Wireless
15 14 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (9.24%) VoIP
17 10 (8.40%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (20.17%) 3rd Line Support
2 23 (19.33%) IT Support
3 22 (18.49%) Network Engineer
4 20 (16.81%) Analyst
4 20 (16.81%) Infrastructure Support
5 19 (15.97%) Support Analyst
5 19 (15.97%) Support Engineer
6 16 (13.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 16 (13.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (12.61%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 15 (12.61%) IT Engineer
8 14 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 14 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 14 (11.76%) Network Security Manager
8 14 (11.76%) Security Manager
9 12 (10.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (10.08%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (9.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 10 (8.40%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 10 (8.40%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) XMPP
2 1 (0.84%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.84%) FFmpeg
2 1 (0.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.37%) NHS
2 22 (18.49%) Data Centre
3 15 (12.61%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.04%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.52%) Replication
6 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.68%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.84%) IPTV
7 1 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.84%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.82%) Windows
2 40 (33.61%) Windows Server
3 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.61%) Linux
6 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.36%) Unix
9 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.73%) ITIL
2 28 (23.53%) Service Management
3 22 (18.49%) Security Management
4 20 (16.81%) Identity Access Management
5 17 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 14 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (11.76%) ITSM
7 14 (11.76%) Network Management
7 14 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 14 (11.76%) Service Design
8 8 (6.72%) Coaching
9 7 (5.88%) Business Continuity
10 6 (5.04%) CRM
10 6 (5.04%) Network Design
11 5 (4.20%) Change Management
11 5 (4.20%) Information Security
11 5 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.21%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.84%) C#
3 1 (0.84%) PHP
3 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (11.76%) CCNA
3 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.40%) CCNP
4 10 (8.40%) MCSE
5 7 (5.88%) MCITP
6 5 (4.20%) JNCIA
6 5 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.36%) MCTS
8 2 (1.68%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.84%) Degree
9 1 (0.84%) MCP
9 1 (0.84%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (68.07%) Active Directory
2 38 (31.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.97%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.40%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (5.04%) vSphere
6 3 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.84%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 11 (9.24%) WSUS
2 4 (3.36%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.84%) Cacti
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.84%) Graylog
4 1 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (49.58%) Cisco
2 58 (48.74%) VMware
3 41 (34.45%) Microsoft
4 18 (15.13%) HP
5 17 (14.29%) Juniper
6 16 (13.45%) NetApp
6 16 (13.45%) Veeam
7 11 (9.24%) Intel Security
8 10 (8.40%) Avaya
9 9 (7.56%) Ericsson
10 8 (6.72%) Symantec
11 7 (5.88%) Brocade
11 7 (5.88%) Citrix
11 7 (5.88%) Foundry
11 7 (5.88%) WatchGuard
12 6 (5.04%) AppSense
12 6 (5.04%) Draytek
12 6 (5.04%) SonicWALL
13 5 (4.20%) F5
13 5 (4.20%) Redback
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