The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 205 194 175
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 20 21 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.40% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 2.45% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 38
Average salary £32,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.11% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,674 £29,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
VLAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1005 857 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.49% 16.50% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 859 697 963
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VLAN
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VLAN Salary Trend in the South West

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

VLAN Salary Histogram in the South West

VLAN
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Bristol +4 6 £27,250 -20.43% 5
Dorset -1 5 £32,000 -28.88%
Wiltshire -8 4 £43,517 +45.05% 1
Somerset -17 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Gloucestershire -7 2 £33,750 -25.00%
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (69.64%) Windows
2 38 (67.86%) Firewall
3 33 (58.93%) VMware
4 30 (53.57%) Cisco
5 29 (51.79%) LAN
6 27 (48.21%) WAN
7 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
7 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (32.14%) ITIL
9 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
10 17 (30.36%) Linux
10 17 (30.36%) BGP
11 16 (28.57%) IIS
11 16 (28.57%) SAN
12 15 (26.79%) Citrix
12 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (26.79%) DHCP
12 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
12 15 (26.79%) MPLS
13 14 (25.00%) VoIP
13 14 (25.00%) DNS
14 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
14 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (23.21%) EIGRP
14 13 (23.21%) ITIL V3
15 12 (21.43%) Network Management
15 12 (21.43%) NAS
15 12 (21.43%) Degree
15 12 (21.43%) Finance

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 16 (28.57%) IIS
3 8 (14.29%) Apache
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.71%) Lync
4 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.79%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) AWD
2 3 (5.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (67.86%) Firewall
2 29 (51.79%) LAN
3 27 (48.21%) WAN
4 17 (30.36%) BGP
5 16 (28.57%) SAN
6 15 (26.79%) DHCP
6 15 (26.79%) MPLS
7 14 (25.00%) VoIP
7 14 (25.00%) DNS
8 13 (23.21%) EIGRP
9 12 (21.43%) NAS
9 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 8 (14.29%) VPN
11 7 (12.50%) Network Security
12 6 (10.71%) Multicast
12 6 (10.71%) SCCP
12 6 (10.71%) H.323
12 6 (10.71%) Internet
13 5 (8.93%) IPv4
13 5 (8.93%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.57%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) Administrator
3 6 (10.71%) Network Specialist
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Network Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Service Desk Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Network Architect
8 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (3.57%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.79%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
4 3 (5.36%) DTV
4 3 (5.36%) Open Source
5 2 (3.57%) EPoS
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (30.36%) Linux
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.50%) UNIX
7 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.93%) CentOS
9 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (7.14%) Mac OS
9 4 (7.14%) SUSE
10 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
10 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.57%) Debian
11 2 (3.57%) Fedora
11 2 (3.57%) openSUSE
12 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) ITIL V3
3 12 (21.43%) Network Management
4 10 (17.86%) Service Management
5 6 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (10.71%) Build Automation
6 5 (8.93%) Demand Forecasting
6 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Business Development
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 3 (5.36%) Information Security
8 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.57%) Network Design
9 2 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
1 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (8.93%) Perl
3 4 (7.14%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) Ruby
4 3 (5.36%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) VB
5 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.43%) Degree
3 8 (14.29%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) CCNP
5 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) CCIE
6 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) CCDP
7 1 (1.79%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.79%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
1 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.07%) VMware ESX
3 7 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 7 (12.50%) Xen
4 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.14%) XenApp
5 4 (7.14%) vSphere
6 3 (5.36%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) WSUS
2 6 (10.71%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (10.71%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (10.71%) Netcool
3 5 (8.93%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.57%) Icinga
4 2 (3.57%) Nagios
4 2 (3.57%) Cacti
5 1 (1.79%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) VMware
2 30 (53.57%) Cisco
3 15 (26.79%) Citrix
4 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.07%) Dell
6 8 (14.29%) Altiris
7 6 (10.71%) Polycom
7 6 (10.71%) Tandberg
7 6 (10.71%) McAfee
7 6 (10.71%) Verint
7 6 (10.71%) Avaya
7 6 (10.71%) Genesys
8 5 (8.93%) HP
8 5 (8.93%) Sophos
9 4 (7.14%) Oracle
9 4 (7.14%) JBoss
9 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
10 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.36%) Apple
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