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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 60 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.90% 1.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 6.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £24,000 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
VLAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
116 73 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.79% 14.63% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 99 66 85
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VLAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Staffordshire

VLAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £23,250 -
Cannock - 1 £26,000 -
VLAN
West Midlands

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) vSphere
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) Law
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) OSPF
6 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
8 1 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (10.00%) Replication
8 1 (10.00%) Avaya
8 1 (10.00%) CA
8 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) CA