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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 105 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 33 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 0.73% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.45% 2.34% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 2
Average salary £55,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.80% +15.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.70%
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
741 727 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.12% 31.13% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 409 527 530
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 26 January 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Reading

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (76.47%) MPLS
2 30 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 27 (52.94%) BGP
4 26 (50.98%) OSPF
4 26 (50.98%) Cisco
5 25 (49.02%) Firewall
6 24 (47.06%) Project Management
6 24 (47.06%) VPN
7 23 (45.10%) WAN
7 23 (45.10%) IPsec
7 23 (45.10%) Network Security
8 22 (43.14%) Linux
8 22 (43.14%) DNS
9 21 (41.18%) SLA
10 19 (37.25%) DHCP
11 18 (35.29%) IPv6
12 16 (31.37%) CCNP
12 16 (31.37%) Windows
12 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
13 15 (29.41%) CCNA
13 15 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (27.45%) Juniper
14 14 (27.45%) Change Management
15 13 (25.49%) Network Design
16 12 (23.53%) Cyber Security
16 12 (23.53%) Open Source
17 11 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (21.57%) EIGRP
17 11 (21.57%) VoIP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.92%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (76.47%) MPLS
2 27 (52.94%) BGP
2 27 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 26 (50.98%) OSPF
4 25 (49.02%) Firewall
5 24 (47.06%) VPN
6 23 (45.10%) WAN
6 23 (45.10%) IPsec
6 23 (45.10%) Network Security
7 22 (43.14%) DNS
8 19 (37.25%) DHCP
9 18 (35.29%) IPv6
10 15 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (21.57%) EIGRP
11 11 (21.57%) VoIP
12 10 (19.61%) Junos
13 9 (17.65%) LAN
13 9 (17.65%) Ethernet
14 8 (15.69%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) IT Security Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Network Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Open Source
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 16 (31.37%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) AIX
3 2 (3.92%) Solaris
3 2 (3.92%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) VMS
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) CentOS
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Project Management
2 14 (27.45%) Change Management
3 13 (25.49%) Network Design
4 12 (23.53%) Cyber Security
5 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 7 (13.73%) SIEM
7 5 (9.80%) Change Control
7 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.84%) Security Management
8 4 (7.84%) Information Security
8 4 (7.84%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (7.84%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Network Architecture
9 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (3.92%) Network Planning
10 2 (3.92%) Migration
10 2 (3.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C
1 4 (7.84%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (31.37%) CCNP
3 15 (29.41%) CCNA
4 6 (11.76%) CCDP
4 6 (11.76%) CCSP
5 3 (5.88%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CWNA
6 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.92%) MCSE
6 2 (3.92%) MCSD
6 2 (3.92%) CCA
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CCEA
7 1 (1.96%) HNC
7 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.96%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (41.18%) SLA
2 8 (15.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (3.92%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Cisco
2 14 (27.45%) Juniper
3 9 (17.65%) Citrix
4 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.73%) F5
6 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.84%) VMware
7 4 (7.84%) Huawei
8 3 (5.88%) HP
9 2 (3.92%) Dell
9 2 (3.92%) EMC
9 2 (3.92%) CA
9 2 (3.92%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.92%) NetApp
9 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.92%) Brocade
9 2 (3.92%) Symantec
10 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.96%) Aruba
10 1 (1.96%) Nortel