The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 249 242 275
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Permanent jobs citing VLE 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.029% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.041% 0.089% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £34,250 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +107.57%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +13.04%
VLE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2468 2243 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.50% 33.02% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2123 1812 2252
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLE across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VLE
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLE across the North West region.

VLE Salary Trend in the North West

VLE
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 VLE within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -15 1 - -
VLE
England

VLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing VLE 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 VLE.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Multimedia
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Intranet
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing VLE 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 VLE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (25.00%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Intranet
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Multimedia
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) ICT Technician
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) VB
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) HNC
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe