The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 113 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 24 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.12% 1.60% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 11
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -17.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
VLAN
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
769 689 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.56% 29.62% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 428 515 411
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VLAN
Salary Trend in Reading

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Reading

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Reading

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 35 (92.11%) Firewall
2 27 (71.05%) TCP/IP
3 19 (50.00%) VPN
3 19 (50.00%) Cisco
4 16 (42.11%) IPv6
5 15 (39.47%) DNS
5 15 (39.47%) Windows
6 14 (36.84%) OSPF
6 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
6 14 (36.84%) DHCP
6 14 (36.84%) RIP
6 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
7 13 (34.21%) SSL
7 13 (34.21%) MPLS
7 13 (34.21%) BGP
7 13 (34.21%) F5
8 12 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (31.58%) HSRP
8 12 (31.58%) VMware
8 12 (31.58%) SMTP
9 11 (28.95%) POP3
9 11 (28.95%) VoIP
9 11 (28.95%) WLAN
9 11 (28.95%) IKE
9 11 (28.95%) IPX
9 11 (28.95%) IPX/SPX
9 11 (28.95%) PPP
9 11 (28.95%) SNMP
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (26.32%) IIS
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (92.11%) Firewall
2 27 (71.05%) TCP/IP
3 19 (50.00%) VPN
4 16 (42.11%) IPv6
5 15 (39.47%) DNS
6 14 (36.84%) OSPF
6 14 (36.84%) DHCP
6 14 (36.84%) RIP
7 13 (34.21%) SSL
7 13 (34.21%) MPLS
7 13 (34.21%) BGP
8 12 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (31.58%) HSRP
8 12 (31.58%) SMTP
9 11 (28.95%) POP3
9 11 (28.95%) VoIP
9 11 (28.95%) WLAN
9 11 (28.95%) IKE
9 11 (28.95%) IPX
9 11 (28.95%) IPX/SPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Consultant
2 11 (28.95%) Network Consultant
3 10 (26.32%) Network Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Security Consultant
4 9 (23.68%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (7.89%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
9 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Transmission Planner
9 2 (5.26%) IP Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
10 1 (2.63%) Provisioning Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
2 2 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (23.68%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) UNIX
5 3 (7.89%) VMS
6 2 (5.26%) CentOS
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) Change Control
4 3 (7.89%) High Availability
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.26%) Network Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 5 (13.16%) Perl
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Ruby
3 4 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CCNA
3 5 (13.16%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) MCSA
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.16%) MCITP
4 3 (7.89%) CCIE
5 2 (5.26%) CWNA
6 1 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) Xen
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.26%) Nmap
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 13 (34.21%) F5
4 12 (31.58%) VMware
5 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.79%) Juniper
7 5 (13.16%) Symantec
7 5 (13.16%) Fortinet
8 4 (10.53%) Citrix
9 3 (7.89%) HP
9 3 (7.89%) Dell
9 3 (7.89%) EMC
9 3 (7.89%) Hitachi
9 3 (7.89%) NetApp
9 3 (7.89%) Brocade
10 2 (5.26%) Redback
10 2 (5.26%) Radware
10 2 (5.26%) Nokia
10 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.26%) CA