The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 84 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 4 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.46% 0.99% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 5.11% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £45,000 £30,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.54% +60.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
VLAN
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
182 176 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.04% 19.28% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 138 148 205
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VLAN
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Southampton

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 17 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (76.47%) WAN
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) LAN
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
6 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (47.06%) Citrix
6 8 (47.06%) SLA
6 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
6 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
6 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
6 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 8 (47.06%) SAN
7 7 (41.18%) Cisco
7 7 (41.18%) VPN
7 7 (41.18%) MPLS
7 7 (41.18%) OSPF
7 7 (41.18%) BGP
8 6 (35.29%) WLAN
9 5 (29.41%) Wireless
10 4 (23.53%) Frame Relay
10 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
10 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (76.47%) WAN
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
4 8 (47.06%) SAN
5 7 (41.18%) VPN
5 7 (41.18%) MPLS
5 7 (41.18%) OSPF
5 7 (41.18%) BGP
6 6 (35.29%) WLAN
7 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) Frame Relay
8 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (23.53%) Fast Ethernet
8 4 (23.53%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 4 (23.53%) IPX
8 4 (23.53%) PPP
8 4 (23.53%) VoIP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (17.65%) Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Designer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Network Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Budget Control
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper