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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 126 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 21 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 0.61% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 2.00% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 13
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £41,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £57,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
651 699 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 30.21% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 365 450 623
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
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 May 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Reading

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 37 (71.15%) Cisco Certification
1 37 (71.15%) MPLS
1 37 (71.15%) Firewall
2 29 (55.77%) DNS
2 29 (55.77%) Cisco
3 28 (53.85%) BGP
4 27 (51.92%) VPN
5 26 (50.00%) OSPF
6 25 (48.08%) TCP/IP
7 24 (46.15%) IPsec
8 22 (42.31%) WAN
9 21 (40.38%) CCNA
10 20 (38.46%) CCNP
10 20 (38.46%) Linux
11 17 (32.69%) Windows
12 16 (30.77%) SLA
12 16 (30.77%) Network Design
13 15 (28.85%) VMware
13 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
14 14 (26.92%) VoIP
14 14 (26.92%) DHCP
14 14 (26.92%) Project Management
14 14 (26.92%) EIGRP
14 14 (26.92%) Load Balancing
14 14 (26.92%) F5
15 13 (25.00%) Network Security
15 13 (25.00%) LAN
16 12 (23.08%) CCSP
16 12 (23.08%) CCDP
17 11 (21.15%) IPv6

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
1 2 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (71.15%) MPLS
1 37 (71.15%) Firewall
2 29 (55.77%) DNS
3 28 (53.85%) BGP
4 27 (51.92%) VPN
5 26 (50.00%) OSPF
6 25 (48.08%) TCP/IP
7 24 (46.15%) IPsec
8 22 (42.31%) WAN
9 14 (26.92%) VoIP
9 14 (26.92%) DHCP
9 14 (26.92%) EIGRP
10 13 (25.00%) Network Security
10 13 (25.00%) LAN
11 11 (21.15%) IPv6
11 11 (21.15%) PPP
11 11 (21.15%) SNMP
11 11 (21.15%) Spanning Tree
12 10 (19.23%) DSL
12 10 (19.23%) X.21
General
1 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) IT Security Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Design Authority
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Open Source
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 17 (32.69%) Windows
3 7 (13.46%) UNIX
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Solaris
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Android
6 2 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Network Design
2 14 (26.92%) Project Management
2 14 (26.92%) Load Balancing
3 11 (21.15%) Change Management
3 11 (21.15%) Cyber Security
4 7 (13.46%) SIEM
5 5 (9.62%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) Network Management
6 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 4 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
6 4 (7.69%) Security Management
6 4 (7.69%) Information Security
6 4 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Test Management
7 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.85%) Email Management
8 2 (3.85%) B2B
8 2 (3.85%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) Perl
2 4 (7.69%) C
2 4 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (71.15%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (40.38%) CCNA
3 20 (38.46%) CCNP
4 12 (23.08%) CCSP
4 12 (23.08%) CCDP
5 9 (17.31%) JNCIS
6 5 (9.62%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (9.62%) Degree
7 3 (5.77%) CCIP
8 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.85%) CCA
8 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.85%) CCEA
8 2 (3.85%) MCSE
8 2 (3.85%) MCP
8 2 (3.85%) MCSD
8 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.92%) HNC
9 1 (1.92%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.85%) Firmware
3 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Cisco
2 15 (28.85%) VMware
3 14 (26.92%) F5
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 9 (17.31%) Citrix
5 9 (17.31%) Juniper
6 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.69%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) Huawei
8 2 (3.85%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.85%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) Lotus
8 2 (3.85%) Apple
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