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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 116 114 130
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 27 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 1.26% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.43% 4.24% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 19
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +26.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,900 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £59,750 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
609 707 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.19% 29.74% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 469 389 519
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 42 (72.41%) Firewall
2 41 (70.69%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (67.24%) CCNP
4 38 (65.52%) VPN
5 35 (60.34%) BGP
6 34 (58.62%) OSPF
6 34 (58.62%) TCP/IP
7 29 (50.00%) Cisco
7 29 (50.00%) MPLS
8 28 (48.28%) Telecoms
9 27 (46.55%) Wireless
10 26 (44.83%) VoIP
11 25 (43.10%) VMware
12 23 (39.66%) LAN
12 23 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (37.93%) DNS
14 20 (34.48%) Windows
14 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
15 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
16 18 (31.03%) IPv4
16 18 (31.03%) IPv6
16 18 (31.03%) WLAN
17 17 (29.31%) Degree
18 16 (27.59%) TACACS
18 16 (27.59%) CCNA
18 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
19 15 (25.86%) Network Security
20 14 (24.14%) F5
20 14 (24.14%) Juniper
20 14 (24.14%) ION Trading

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) IBM Domino
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 42 (72.41%) Firewall
2 38 (65.52%) VPN
3 35 (60.34%) BGP
4 34 (58.62%) OSPF
4 34 (58.62%) TCP/IP
5 29 (50.00%) MPLS
6 27 (46.55%) Wireless
7 26 (44.83%) VoIP
8 23 (39.66%) LAN
9 22 (37.93%) DNS
10 18 (31.03%) IPv4
10 18 (31.03%) IPv6
10 18 (31.03%) WLAN
11 16 (27.59%) TACACS
12 15 (25.86%) Network Security
13 11 (18.97%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (18.97%) Junos
13 11 (18.97%) SSL
13 11 (18.97%) VPLS
13 11 (18.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 28 (48.28%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Network Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Data Network Engineer
3 16 (27.59%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (24.14%) Network Design Engineer
5 13 (22.41%) Wireless Engineer
5 13 (22.41%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 11 (18.97%) Sales Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Security Engineer
8 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (12.07%) IT Engineer
9 7 (12.07%) IT Security Engineer
10 6 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (8.62%) Unified Communications Engineer
12 4 (6.90%) Cisco Design Engineer
12 4 (6.90%) Designer
12 4 (6.90%) Network Designer
13 3 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
13 3 (5.17%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) CSS
2 2 (3.45%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.45%) WAP
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Linux
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000
4 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.90%) Windows NT
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 11 (18.97%) Load Balancing
2 11 (18.97%) Network Management
2 11 (18.97%) Presales
2 11 (18.97%) Product Management
3 9 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (15.52%) ITIL V3
4 7 (12.07%) Competitor Analysis
4 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (12.07%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (12.07%) Open Source
4 7 (12.07%) SWOT Analysis
4 7 (12.07%) Workflow
5 6 (10.34%) Capacity Management
5 6 (10.34%) High Availability
5 6 (10.34%) ITSM
5 6 (10.34%) Network Architecture
5 6 (10.34%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (10.34%) Service Management
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) Perl
2 3 (5.17%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (70.69%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (67.24%) CCNP
3 17 (29.31%) Degree
4 16 (27.59%) CCNA
5 11 (18.97%) Check Point Certification
6 10 (17.24%) CCIE
7 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 6 (10.34%) CCNP Voice
8 6 (10.34%) CCVP
9 4 (6.90%) CCDP
9 4 (6.90%) CISSP
9 4 (6.90%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (6.90%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (5.17%) CCIP
11 2 (3.45%) MCSE
11 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.07%) NFS
4 4 (6.90%) ISA Server
4 4 (6.90%) NDS
4 4 (6.90%) Novell eDirectory
4 4 (6.90%) Squid
5 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.45%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) XenApp
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.45%) WSUS
4 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Cisco
2 25 (43.10%) VMware
3 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
4 14 (24.14%) F5
4 14 (24.14%) ION Trading
4 14 (24.14%) Juniper
5 11 (18.97%) Citrix
6 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.07%) ArcSight
7 7 (12.07%) GFI Software
7 7 (12.07%) Remedy
8 5 (8.62%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.90%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.90%) Forcepoint
9 4 (6.90%) Fortinet
9 4 (6.90%) Novell
9 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (3.45%) HP
10 2 (3.45%) ProCurve