The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 437 417 403
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 614 564 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 2.98% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 531 502 569
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,125 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20853 18941 21430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.66% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16565 15300 17586
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VLAN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLAN within the UK.

VLAN Salary Trend in the UK

VLAN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 within the UK.

VLAN Salary Histogram in the UK

VLAN
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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
England -6 562 £44,261 +7.95% 69
London -25 240 £47,500 +3.26% 29
South East -28 139 £44,261 +18.02% 7
City of London +1 75 £57,750 +28.33% 11
East of England +27 70 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Berkshire 0 32 £45,000 +5.88%
Surrey -23 31 £48,750 +30.00% 2
Yorkshire -48 26 £43,750 - 4
North West -8 25 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Cambridgeshire +14 24 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Reading +5 24 £45,000 +14.64%
Hampshire -2 24 £37,500 +45.63% 2
Cambridge +6 23 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Hertfordshire +3 23 £51,250 +65.32% 1
West Midlands -10 23 £32,500 +10.16% 3
South West -18 21 £32,000 -24.70% 8
Scotland -11 19 £32,500 -12.16%
West Yorkshire -35 19 £50,000 +14.28% 4
East Sussex -20 18 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Brighton -23 18 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Wales +9 16 £32,500 +10.16% 1
East Midlands -4 16 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Leeds -44 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South Wales +3 14 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Manchester -3 13 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Kent -4 13 £37,500 +7.14%
Bromley -7 13 £37,500 -4.45% 1
Oxfordshire +8 12 £44,261 +5.38%
Cardiff +3 12 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Edinburgh 0 12 £30,000 -17.80%

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 702 (59.49%) Windows
2 645 (54.66%) Firewall
3 643 (54.49%) Cisco
4 562 (47.63%) VMware
5 461 (39.07%) VPN
6 432 (36.61%) WAN
7 422 (35.76%) Active Directory
8 417 (35.34%) TCP/IP
9 401 (33.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 389 (32.97%) LAN
11 382 (32.37%) DNS
12 374 (31.69%) Cisco Certification
13 369 (31.27%) Linux
14 361 (30.59%) Microsoft
15 330 (27.97%) SAN
16 325 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
17 301 (25.51%) MS Exchange
18 300 (25.42%) DHCP
19 265 (22.46%) MPLS
20 258 (21.86%) CCNA
21 241 (20.42%) HP
22 236 (20.00%) Citrix
22 236 (20.00%) Wireless
23 229 (19.41%) VoIP
24 228 (19.32%) Windows Server 2003
25 205 (17.37%) SQL Server
26 199 (16.86%) Degree
27 190 (16.10%) ITIL
28 189 (16.02%) MS Excel
29 188 (15.93%) BGP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 301 (25.51%) MS Exchange
2 164 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 125 (10.59%) IIS
4 105 (8.90%) SharePoint
5 101 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 100 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 70 (5.93%) Apache
8 59 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 47 (3.98%) Lync
10 36 (3.05%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
13 13 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (1.02%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 9 (0.76%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.76%) nginx
16 9 (0.76%) Moodle
16 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 189 (16.02%) MS Excel
2 125 (10.59%) MS Office
3 42 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.85%) FastStats
5 7 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.93%) Movex
2 9 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.34%) AWD
5 3 (0.25%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.41%) Office 365
2 29 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.61%) Joyent
5 18 (1.53%) SaaS
6 14 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.68%) PaaS
8 6 (0.51%) IaaS
9 5 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.085%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 645 (54.66%) Firewall
2 461 (39.07%) VPN
3 432 (36.61%) WAN
4 417 (35.34%) TCP/IP
5 389 (32.97%) LAN
6 382 (32.37%) DNS
7 330 (27.97%) SAN
8 300 (25.42%) DHCP
9 265 (22.46%) MPLS
10 236 (20.00%) Wireless
11 229 (19.41%) VoIP
12 188 (15.93%) BGP
13 173 (14.66%) OSPF
14 143 (12.12%) Network Security
15 127 (10.76%) Cisco IOS
16 125 (10.59%) SSL
17 122 (10.34%) Internet
18 112 (9.49%) Cisco ASA
19 108 (9.15%) EIGRP
20 105 (8.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 94 (7.97%) MySQL
3 28 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.59%) Redis
9 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.51%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.42%) Big Data
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.34%) MS Access
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.17%) DB2
14 2 (0.17%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.085%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (1.78%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 14 (1.19%) JIRA
5 12 (1.02%) Subversion
6 9 (0.76%) Hudson
7 8 (0.68%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.42%) Maven
9 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.34%) Selenium
9 4 (0.34%) FogBugz
10 2 (0.17%) FishEye
10 2 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.085%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.085%) MSI
11 1 (0.085%) JUnit
General
1 154 (13.05%) Finance
2 138 (11.69%) Telecoms
3 42 (3.56%) Law
4 35 (2.97%) Retail
5 32 (2.71%) Banking
6 24 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.03%) Marketing
7 21 (1.78%) Publishing
8 15 (1.27%) Welsh Language
9 12 (1.02%) Electronics
10 10 (0.85%) Back Office
10 10 (0.85%) Legal
10 10 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.68%) Games
12 6 (0.51%) French Language
12 6 (0.51%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.25%) German Language
14 3 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 215 (18.22%) Network Engineer
2 137 (11.61%) Administrator
3 135 (11.44%) Support Engineer
4 125 (10.59%) Analyst
5 113 (9.58%) Systems Administrator
6 111 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 79 (6.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 73 (6.19%) Architect
9 66 (5.59%) Senior Network Engineer
10 64 (5.42%) Consultant
11 62 (5.25%) Network Analyst
12 61 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
13 50 (4.24%) Support Analyst
14 48 (4.07%) Network Support
15 40 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 39 (3.31%) Security Engineer
17 36 (3.05%) IT Support
17 36 (3.05%) Linux Administrator
18 35 (2.97%) Infrastructure Architect
19 34 (2.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.88%) XML
1 34 (2.88%) LAMP
2 31 (2.63%) .NET
3 27 (2.29%) Web Services
4 26 (2.20%) CSS
5 22 (1.86%) JSON
6 20 (1.69%) HTML
7 17 (1.44%) STL
7 17 (1.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 11 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (0.93%) YAML
9 9 (0.76%) Middleware
10 5 (0.42%) Java EE
11 4 (0.34%) HTML5
11 4 (0.34%) COM
12 3 (0.25%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.25%) POSIX
12 3 (0.25%) GTK+
12 3 (0.25%) FreeSWITCH
12 3 (0.25%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.59%) Replication
2 40 (3.39%) Clustering
3 37 (3.14%) Computer Science
4 35 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 35 (2.97%) Blackberry
5 30 (2.54%) Open Source
6 27 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
7 25 (2.12%) SecurID
8 19 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
8 19 (1.61%) iPhone
9 16 (1.36%) Fat Client
9 16 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 16 (1.36%) Thin Client
10 12 (1.02%) Statistics
11 11 (0.93%) Smartphone
11 11 (0.93%) Firmware
11 11 (0.93%) CMDB
11 11 (0.93%) EqualLogic
12 10 (0.85%) VLE
13 9 (0.76%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 702 (59.49%) Windows
2 369 (31.27%) Linux
3 325 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 228 (19.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 178 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 106 (8.98%) UNIX
7 105 (8.90%) Windows 7
8 54 (4.58%) Solaris
9 49 (4.15%) Windows XP
9 49 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (3.64%) CentOS
11 41 (3.47%) Windows 8
12 40 (3.39%) Ubuntu
13 38 (3.22%) Mac OS
14 32 (2.71%) Debian
14 32 (2.71%) AIX
15 15 (1.27%) Windows Vista
16 14 (1.19%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.93%) HPUX
18 9 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (16.10%) ITIL
2 138 (11.69%) Load Balancing
3 104 (8.81%) Network Design
4 80 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 77 (6.53%) Migration
6 74 (6.27%) Network Management
7 69 (5.85%) Kalman Filter
8 61 (5.17%) Project Management
9 56 (4.75%) Service Delivery
10 54 (4.58%) E-Commerce
11 44 (3.73%) WAN Optimisation
12 39 (3.31%) Configuration Management
13 37 (3.14%) Service Management
13 37 (3.14%) Data Protection
14 35 (2.97%) Change Control
15 32 (2.71%) Network Monitoring
16 31 (2.63%) DevOps
16 31 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
17 30 (2.54%) Business Continuity
18 29 (2.46%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (13.05%) SQL
2 105 (8.90%) Perl
3 88 (7.46%) PowerShell
4 68 (5.76%) Bash Shell
5 66 (5.59%) Java
6 58 (4.92%) PHP
7 54 (4.58%) Python
8 48 (4.07%) C
9 38 (3.22%) Ruby
10 36 (3.05%) C++
11 29 (2.46%) Shell Script
12 22 (1.86%) JavaScript
13 13 (1.10%) C#
14 11 (0.93%) VB
15 7 (0.59%) PowerHouse
16 4 (0.34%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.34%) Clojure
17 2 (0.17%) VBScript
17 2 (0.17%) AWK
17 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 374 (31.69%) Cisco Certification
2 258 (21.86%) CCNA
3 199 (16.86%) Degree
4 186 (15.76%) CCNP
5 165 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 111 (9.41%) MCSE
7 65 (5.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 56 (4.75%) MCITP
9 43 (3.64%) MCSA
10 36 (3.05%) CCIE
11 30 (2.54%) Security Cleared
12 27 (2.29%) MCP
13 22 (1.86%) SC Cleared
14 19 (1.61%) CCSP
14 19 (1.61%) CCIP
15 15 (1.27%) CCA
15 15 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.02%) CCDP
17 10 (0.85%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.95%) SLA
2 39 (3.31%) QA
3 22 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.085%) COBIT
System Software
1 422 (35.76%) Active Directory
2 401 (33.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 180 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 145 (12.29%) vSphere
5 95 (8.05%) VMware ESXi
6 81 (6.86%) XenApp
7 58 (4.92%) VMware ESX
8 44 (3.73%) Xen
9 43 (3.64%) Terminal Services
9 43 (3.64%) XenDesktop
10 32 (2.71%) NFS
11 29 (2.46%) Forefront TMG
12 23 (1.95%) ISA Server
13 20 (1.69%) DFS Replication
14 15 (1.27%) UAG
15 13 (1.10%) Postfix
16 12 (1.02%) vCloud
17 9 (0.76%) qmail
17 9 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
17 9 (0.76%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 106 (8.98%) Backup Exec
2 41 (3.47%) Nagios
3 38 (3.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 35 (2.97%) Puppet
5 33 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (2.80%) WSUS
6 25 (2.12%) Cacti
7 20 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 16 (1.36%) ZABBIX
8 16 (1.36%) SCCM
9 15 (1.27%) OpenView
10 14 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
11 13 (1.10%) NetBackup
12 12 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
13 11 (0.93%) Control-M
14 9 (0.76%) Data Guard
15 8 (0.68%) SCOM
16 7 (0.59%) Nessus
16 7 (0.59%) Netcool
16 7 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 643 (54.49%) Cisco
2 562 (47.63%) VMware
3 361 (30.59%) Microsoft
4 241 (20.42%) HP
5 236 (20.00%) Citrix
6 148 (12.54%) CheckPoint
7 135 (11.44%) Juniper
8 95 (8.05%) Dell
9 89 (7.54%) Oracle
9 89 (7.54%) F5
10 85 (7.20%) Veeam
11 81 (6.86%) NetApp
12 68 (5.76%) Red Hat
13 66 (5.59%) Riverbed
14 65 (5.51%) Symantec
15 58 (4.92%) WatchGuard
16 56 (4.75%) EMC
16 56 (4.75%) Avaya
17 48 (4.07%) SolarWinds
18 43 (3.64%) IBM
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
AIG EUROPE (UK) LIMITED
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bideford, Devon
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24,892 - 28,922 per year + LGA Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Talent Spa
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 26,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-55k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago