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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 204 203 193
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 41 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 2.81% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41 20 17
Average salary £28,500 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.06% -31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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
1099 997 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.39% 16.52% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 960 867 673
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Dorset +18 15 £28,000 -12.50% 3
Bristol -6 13 £40,000 +46.78% 1
Wiltshire -2 10 £34,000 -3.59%
Devon - 2 £23,250 -
Somerset +2 1 £22,500 -60.86%
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 51 (63.75%) VMware
2 46 (57.50%) Active Directory
3 45 (56.25%) Windows
4 44 (55.00%) VPN
5 41 (51.25%) Firewall
5 41 (51.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 30 (37.50%) Cisco
7 30 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 29 (36.25%) Data Centre
9 28 (35.00%) Hyper-V
10 23 (28.75%) DNS
10 23 (28.75%) Citrix
10 23 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (27.50%) WAN
12 21 (26.25%) LAN
12 21 (26.25%) Windows 7
13 18 (22.50%) XenApp
13 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (22.50%) CCNA
14 16 (20.00%) Linux
15 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
15 15 (18.75%) MPLS
16 14 (17.50%) HP
17 13 (16.25%) ITIL
17 13 (16.25%) Migration
17 13 (16.25%) Lync
17 13 (16.25%) SCCM

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 30 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (16.25%) Lync
4 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (10.00%) Apache
6 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (5.00%) IBM Notes
7 4 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.50%) IIS
8 2 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (55.00%) VPN
2 41 (51.25%) Firewall
3 30 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 23 (28.75%) DNS
5 22 (27.50%) WAN
6 21 (26.25%) LAN
7 15 (18.75%) MPLS
8 12 (15.00%) SAN
9 11 (13.75%) IPsec
10 10 (12.50%) VoIP
10 10 (12.50%) DHCP
11 9 (11.25%) Internet
12 8 (10.00%) Wireless
13 7 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (8.75%) HSRP
14 6 (7.50%) OSPF
14 6 (7.50%) SNMP
15 5 (6.25%) BGP
15 5 (6.25%) iSCSI
15 5 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (7.50%) Marketing
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) Service Desk Technician
3 6 (7.50%) IT Support
3 6 (7.50%) IT Technician
4 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
4 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
4 5 (6.25%) PC Support
4 5 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 5 (6.25%) Consultant
5 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Administrator
6 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) LAMP
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) EqualLogic
3 6 (7.50%) Clustering
4 5 (6.25%) Statistics
5 2 (2.50%) PDA
5 2 (2.50%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.25%) Windows
2 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (26.25%) Windows 7
5 16 (20.00%) Linux
6 9 (11.25%) Mac OS
7 8 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.00%) Solaris
9 4 (5.00%) CentOS
9 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.50%) UNIX
10 2 (2.50%) AIX
10 2 (2.50%) HPUX
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.25%) Android
11 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) ITIL
1 13 (16.25%) Migration
2 10 (12.50%) Network Design
3 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
3 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (7.50%) Service Management
4 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.25%) Change Management
4 5 (6.25%) Time Management
5 4 (5.00%) Network Management
5 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.00%) Project Management
6 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.50%) Memory Management
7 2 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.50%) SDLC
7 2 (2.50%) Benchmarking
7 2 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) PHP
2 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (22.50%) CCNA
3 12 (15.00%) CCNP
4 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (5.00%) HND
5 4 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (2.50%) MCSA
6 2 (2.50%) CCA
6 2 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.50%) CCENT
6 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.50%) MCDST
6 2 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 41 (51.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (35.00%) Hyper-V
4 18 (22.50%) XenApp
5 11 (13.75%) VMware ESX
6 9 (11.25%) XenDesktop
7 7 (8.75%) vSphere
8 5 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.50%) iptables
9 2 (2.50%) NFS
9 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.50%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.50%) Postfix
9 2 (2.50%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) Nagios
3 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.75%) Puppet
4 2 (2.50%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.50%) SmokePing
4 2 (2.50%) Icinga
4 2 (2.50%) Graphite
4 2 (2.50%) vMotion
4 2 (2.50%) SCOM
4 2 (2.50%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.50%) Cacti
4 2 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (63.75%) VMware
2 30 (37.50%) Cisco
3 23 (28.75%) Citrix
4 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.50%) HP
6 10 (12.50%) Dell
7 9 (11.25%) Veeam
8 8 (10.00%) Oracle
9 6 (7.50%) Trapeze
10 4 (5.00%) Rackspace
10 4 (5.00%) Proofpoint
10 4 (5.00%) IBM
10 4 (5.00%) Lotus
10 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.75%) Mitel
11 3 (3.75%) Symantec
12 2 (2.50%) Websense
12 2 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.50%) Dell Compellent
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