The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 159 148 140
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 13 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.50% 3.55% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 10
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -17.19%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
VLAN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
371 479 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.13% 12.95% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 242 300 220
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VLAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Scotland

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Scotland

VLAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
West Lothian - 10 £22,500 - 2
Glasgow -1 2 £35,500 -2.73% 2
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
VLAN
UK

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (84.21%) WAN
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) RIP
3 10 (52.63%) LAN
3 10 (52.63%) BGP
3 10 (52.63%) OSPF
4 9 (47.37%) VPN
4 9 (47.37%) Firewall
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (36.84%) Network Management
6 7 (36.84%) F5
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (31.58%) Junos
7 6 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (31.58%) NX-OS
7 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
7 6 (31.58%) BIG-IP
7 6 (31.58%) Degree
7 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) Juniper
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (31.58%) NetScreen
8 5 (26.32%) CCNA
8 5 (26.32%) SNMP
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) VoIP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) RIP
2 10 (52.63%) OSPF
2 10 (52.63%) BGP
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) VPN
4 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (31.58%) Junos
5 6 (31.58%) BIG-IP
5 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
5 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (31.58%) NetScreen
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (31.58%) NX-OS
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (26.32%) IPsec
6 5 (26.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Network Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Network Support
4 4 (21.05%) Network Support Technician
4 4 (21.05%) Network Technician
4 4 (21.05%) Support Technician
5 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Support
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) 802.1X
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) SecurID
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) CCENT
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
5 1 (5.26%) CCA
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) pfSense
3 1 (5.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) WMI
1 4 (21.05%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) F5
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Progress
7 3 (15.79%) HP
8 2 (10.53%) Symantec
8 2 (10.53%) VMware
9 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
9 1 (5.26%) Sun
9 1 (5.26%) Citrix
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Livingston
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago