The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 62 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.10% 0.60% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.02% 2.26% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £51,250 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.86% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
174 133 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.36% 26.55% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 137 119 107
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

VLAN
Salary Trend in Slough

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Slough

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Slough

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) VCAP
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) XenApp
6 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) SAN

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) Ethereal
5 1 (7.14%) IMAP
5 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
5 1 (7.14%) GGSN
5 1 (7.14%) SGSN
5 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
5 1 (7.14%) snoop
5 1 (7.14%) CDMA
5 1 (7.14%) GPRS
5 1 (7.14%) GSM
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Platform Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IP Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) VCAP
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
1 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) pfSense
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix