The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 206 193 188
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 20 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 2.50% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 24
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £25,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1034 841 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.93% 16.06% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 869 704 896
Average salary £35,000 £38,472 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.02% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VLAN
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Wiltshire +1 6 £62,500 +108.33%
Bristol 0 4 £27,500 +5.76% 1
Dorset 0 4 £32,000 -28.88% 1
Somerset -24 4 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Gloucestershire -6 2 £35,000 -17.64% 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (62.26%) Windows
1 33 (62.26%) LAN
1 33 (62.26%) Firewall
2 32 (60.38%) Cisco
3 31 (58.49%) WAN
4 30 (56.60%) VMware
5 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
5 24 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (35.85%) ITIL
7 18 (33.96%) MS Exchange
8 17 (32.08%) BGP
8 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (30.19%) EIGRP
9 16 (30.19%) MPLS
9 16 (30.19%) VoIP
9 16 (30.19%) Linux
9 16 (30.19%) IIS
9 16 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (28.30%) Citrix
10 15 (28.30%) DHCP
10 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
11 14 (26.42%) DNS
11 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
12 13 (24.53%) SAN
12 13 (24.53%) Network Management
12 13 (24.53%) ITIL V3
13 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
14 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (20.75%) Finance
15 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (33.96%) MS Exchange
2 16 (30.19%) IIS
3 8 (15.09%) Apache
3 8 (15.09%) Lync
3 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (5.66%) AWD
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (62.26%) LAN
1 33 (62.26%) Firewall
2 31 (58.49%) WAN
3 17 (32.08%) BGP
4 16 (30.19%) EIGRP
4 16 (30.19%) MPLS
4 16 (30.19%) VoIP
5 15 (28.30%) DHCP
5 15 (28.30%) TCP/IP
6 14 (26.42%) DNS
7 13 (24.53%) SAN
8 9 (16.98%) NAS
9 8 (15.09%) VPN
10 7 (13.21%) SCCP
10 7 (13.21%) H.323
11 6 (11.32%) Network Security
11 6 (11.32%) Multicast
12 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (9.43%) OSPF
12 5 (9.43%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.77%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Games
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Consultant
2 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Network Specialist
3 6 (11.32%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Network Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) JSP
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (9.43%) Open Source
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.66%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.66%) DTV
5 2 (3.77%) EPoS
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (62.26%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.19%) Linux
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.21%) UNIX
7 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (9.43%) CentOS
9 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.66%) Mac OS
9 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.77%) SUSE
10 2 (3.77%) Debian
10 2 (3.77%) Fedora
11 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Network Management
2 13 (24.53%) ITIL V3
3 9 (16.98%) Service Management
4 6 (11.32%) Build Automation
4 6 (11.32%) Demand Forecasting
5 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Business Development
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) ERP
8 2 (3.77%) Information Security
8 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) Perl
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) Python
2 4 (7.55%) Ruby
2 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.66%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.98%) CCNA
3 8 (15.09%) CCNP
4 7 (13.21%) Degree
5 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) MCP
6 2 (3.77%) MCSA
6 2 (3.77%) CCIE
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.77%) MCITP
7 1 (1.89%) CCDP
7 1 (1.89%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.89%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
1 24 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
2 8 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (13.21%) Xen
3 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.55%) Terminal Services
4 4 (7.55%) XenApp
4 4 (7.55%) vSphere
5 3 (5.66%) ProxySG
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) CiscoWorks
1 7 (13.21%) Netcool
1 7 (13.21%) WSUS
1 7 (13.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (11.32%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.89%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Cisco
2 30 (56.60%) VMware
3 15 (28.30%) Citrix
4 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.98%) Dell
6 6 (11.32%) Verint
6 6 (11.32%) Altiris
6 6 (11.32%) Polycom
6 6 (11.32%) Tandberg
6 6 (11.32%) Avaya
6 6 (11.32%) Genesys
6 6 (11.32%) McAfee
7 5 (9.43%) HP
8 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.66%) TIBCO
9 3 (5.66%) Sophos
9 3 (5.66%) CommVault
9 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.66%) Apple
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle
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