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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 411 433 391
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -42
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 654 571 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 3.10% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 577 510 622
Average salary £42,464 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -

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
20259 18439 22340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.18% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 14973 18252
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +6 612 £42,500 +6.25% 78
London +14 248 £48,500 +14.11% 26
South East +19 156 £40,000 +13.47% 23
City of London +27 82 £52,500 +26.50% 6
East of England +18 51 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Berkshire +10 38 £41,250 -2.94% 7
Surrey -7 37 £47,500 +22.58% 4
South West -1 36 £32,500 -23.52% 5
Yorkshire -36 36 £36,000 -7.69% 7
West Midlands -14 32 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Hampshire 0 30 £37,500 +22.95% 5
West Yorkshire -32 26 £37,500 -3.84% 4
East Midlands +8 25 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North West -16 24 £38,500 +1.31% 9
Leeds -29 22 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Reading +11 20 £47,500 +21.01% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 19 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Cambridge +5 18 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Brighton -4 18 £28,000 -13.84% 3
East Sussex -13 18 £28,000 -13.84% 3
Bristol +10 15 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Oxfordshire +9 15 £44,261 +26.46%
Hertfordshire -10 15 £65,000 +109.67% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 14 £40,000 -5.88%
Scotland -6 14 £45,000 -11.33% 5
Nottingham +11 13 £40,000 -5.88%
Manchester -17 13 £34,250 +7.87% 6
Southampton +11 12 £21,000 -9.67% 2
Staffordshire 0 12 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Wiltshire -2 12 £46,000 +32.37% 1

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 687 (57.25%) Windows
2 677 (56.42%) Firewall
3 654 (54.50%) Cisco
4 575 (47.92%) VMware
5 506 (42.17%) VPN
6 451 (37.58%) WAN
7 413 (34.42%) Active Directory
8 412 (34.33%) TCP/IP
9 397 (33.08%) DNS
10 396 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 390 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
12 388 (32.33%) LAN
13 382 (31.83%) Microsoft
14 376 (31.33%) Linux
15 331 (27.58%) DHCP
16 326 (27.17%) SAN
17 306 (25.50%) MPLS
18 305 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
19 289 (24.08%) MS Exchange
20 266 (22.17%) Wireless
21 256 (21.33%) CCNA
22 245 (20.42%) Citrix
23 235 (19.58%) HP
24 234 (19.50%) BGP
25 222 (18.50%) VoIP
26 220 (18.33%) OSPF
27 217 (18.08%) Degree
28 204 (17.00%) Windows Server 2003
28 204 (17.00%) CCNP
29 199 (16.58%) ITIL

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 289 (24.08%) MS Exchange
2 163 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (8.75%) IIS
4 97 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 87 (7.25%) SharePoint
6 81 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 61 (5.08%) Apache
8 57 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 42 (3.50%) Lync
10 33 (2.75%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
13 11 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.92%) nginx
14 10 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.75%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
17 7 (0.58%) SAS
18 6 (0.50%) OpenStack
18 6 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 180 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 125 (10.42%) MS Office
3 46 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.75%) FastStats
5 6 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) MS Project
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (0.92%) Movex
1 11 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.33%) AWD
5 3 (0.25%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.083%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.75%) Office 365
2 32 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.67%) SaaS
5 13 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.00%) Joyent
7 10 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.75%) PaaS
9 8 (0.67%) IaaS
10 5 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.25%) Route 53
11 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 677 (56.42%) Firewall
2 506 (42.17%) VPN
3 451 (37.58%) WAN
4 412 (34.33%) TCP/IP
5 397 (33.08%) DNS
6 388 (32.33%) LAN
7 331 (27.58%) DHCP
8 326 (27.17%) SAN
9 306 (25.50%) MPLS
10 266 (22.17%) Wireless
11 234 (19.50%) BGP
12 222 (18.50%) VoIP
13 220 (18.33%) OSPF
14 146 (12.17%) EIGRP
15 144 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
16 138 (11.50%) Internet
17 136 (11.33%) Network Security
18 131 (10.92%) Cisco IOS
19 127 (10.58%) SSL
20 109 (9.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 82 (6.83%) MySQL
3 30 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.50%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.42%) Redis
11 4 (0.33%) Big Data
11 4 (0.33%) MS Access
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.25%) IDOL
12 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.17%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 17 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.17%) JIRA
4 12 (1.00%) Selenium
4 12 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.92%) FogBugz
5 11 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.50%) Maven
8 5 (0.42%) Subversion
9 4 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.25%) Hudson
11 2 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.17%) MSI
12 1 (0.083%) JUnit
12 1 (0.083%) GCC
General
1 156 (13.00%) Finance
2 142 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 37 (3.08%) Retail
4 36 (3.00%) Banking
5 30 (2.50%) Law
6 25 (2.08%) Marketing
7 21 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.42%) Electronics
9 15 (1.25%) Back Office
9 15 (1.25%) Welsh Language
10 14 (1.17%) Legal
11 13 (1.08%) Publishing
12 11 (0.92%) Multimedia
13 10 (0.83%) Games
14 9 (0.75%) Advertising
15 7 (0.58%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.50%) French Language
16 6 (0.50%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 227 (18.92%) Network Engineer
2 137 (11.42%) Support Engineer
3 131 (10.92%) Analyst
4 119 (9.92%) Administrator
5 115 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 98 (8.17%) Systems Administrator
7 87 (7.25%) Architect
8 71 (5.92%) Senior Network Engineer
9 69 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
10 65 (5.42%) Network Analyst
11 64 (5.33%) Consultant
12 63 (5.25%) Systems Engineer
13 55 (4.58%) Support Analyst
14 42 (3.50%) Infrastructure Architect
15 39 (3.25%) Network Support
15 39 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 38 (3.17%) Security Engineer
17 36 (3.00%) IT Support
18 35 (2.92%) Systems Support
19 34 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.33%) Web Services
2 27 (2.25%) LAMP
2 27 (2.25%) HTML
3 25 (2.08%) XML
4 23 (1.92%) .NET
5 20 (1.67%) CSS
6 18 (1.50%) JSON
7 17 (1.42%) STL
7 17 (1.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (1.00%) YAML
9 9 (0.75%) Middleware
9 9 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (0.58%) MAPI
11 5 (0.42%) Java EE
12 3 (0.25%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.25%) COM
12 3 (0.25%) SOAP
12 3 (0.25%) ODBC
12 3 (0.25%) HTML5
12 3 (0.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.83%) Replication
3 51 (4.25%) Clustering
4 45 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 41 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 32 (2.67%) Open Source
6 32 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 25 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
8 19 (1.58%) EqualLogic
8 19 (1.58%) SecurID
9 17 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (1.08%) iPhone
11 12 (1.00%) CMDB
12 11 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 11 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (0.83%) Fat Client
13 10 (0.83%) Thin Client
14 9 (0.75%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.75%) Smartphone
15 7 (0.58%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 687 (57.25%) Windows
2 376 (31.33%) Linux
3 305 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 204 (17.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 188 (15.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 110 (9.17%) UNIX
7 84 (7.00%) Windows 7
8 60 (5.00%) Solaris
9 46 (3.83%) CentOS
10 45 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 41 (3.42%) Windows 8
12 36 (3.00%) Windows XP
13 32 (2.67%) Ubuntu
14 30 (2.50%) Mac OS
15 27 (2.25%) Debian
16 26 (2.17%) AIX
17 14 (1.17%) VMS
18 12 (1.00%) Mac OS X
19 10 (0.83%) Windows Vista
20 9 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (16.58%) ITIL
2 141 (11.75%) Load Balancing
3 97 (8.08%) Network Design
4 80 (6.67%) Migration
5 77 (6.42%) Project Management
6 75 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 66 (5.50%) Network Management
8 54 (4.50%) Kalman Filter
9 51 (4.25%) Service Delivery
10 50 (4.17%) E-Commerce
11 44 (3.67%) Configuration Management
12 43 (3.58%) Service Management
13 41 (3.42%) Change Management
14 36 (3.00%) Network Monitoring
15 32 (2.67%) WAN Optimisation
16 30 (2.50%) Data Protection
16 30 (2.50%) Change Control
16 30 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (2.42%) Problem Management
18 28 (2.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (11.42%) SQL
2 91 (7.58%) Perl
3 85 (7.08%) PowerShell
4 63 (5.25%) Bash Shell
5 60 (5.00%) PHP
6 57 (4.75%) Java
7 52 (4.33%) C
8 50 (4.17%) Python
9 42 (3.50%) C++
10 37 (3.08%) Ruby
11 26 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.25%) JavaScript
13 14 (1.17%) VB
14 13 (1.08%) C#
15 7 (0.58%) PowerHouse
16 3 (0.25%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.17%) Clojure
17 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.17%) AWK
18 1 (0.083%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 390 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 256 (21.33%) CCNA
3 217 (18.08%) Degree
4 204 (17.00%) CCNP
5 160 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 116 (9.67%) MCSE
7 62 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 54 (4.50%) MCITP
9 44 (3.67%) Security Cleared
10 41 (3.42%) CCIE
11 37 (3.08%) MCP
12 35 (2.92%) SC Cleared
13 31 (2.58%) MCSA
14 21 (1.75%) CCA
14 21 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (1.42%) CCSP
17 16 (1.33%) CCIP
18 15 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 14 (1.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.50%) SLA
2 38 (3.17%) QA
3 20 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.083%) COBIT
System Software
1 413 (34.42%) Active Directory
2 396 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (16.08%) Hyper-V
4 158 (13.17%) vSphere
5 84 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
6 76 (6.33%) XenApp
7 59 (4.92%) VMware ESX
8 40 (3.33%) Xen
9 37 (3.08%) Terminal Services
10 36 (3.00%) XenDesktop
11 29 (2.42%) NFS
12 17 (1.42%) vCloud
12 17 (1.42%) DFS Replication
13 15 (1.25%) ISA Server
14 14 (1.17%) Postfix
15 13 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
15 13 (1.08%) VMware Server
16 9 (0.75%) Nmap
16 9 (0.75%) Firmware
16 9 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 91 (7.58%) Backup Exec
2 50 (4.17%) Nagios
3 39 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 33 (2.75%) SCCM
5 32 (2.67%) Cacti
6 31 (2.58%) Puppet
7 27 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 27 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (2.08%) SCOM
9 20 (1.67%) WSUS
10 18 (1.50%) CiscoWorks
11 17 (1.42%) OpenView
12 16 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
13 15 (1.25%) ZABBIX
14 13 (1.08%) NetBackup
15 12 (1.00%) SCVMM
15 12 (1.00%) Control-M
16 9 (0.75%) Data Guard
17 7 (0.58%) Nessus
17 7 (0.58%) Netcool
Vendors
1 654 (54.50%) Cisco
2 575 (47.92%) VMware
3 382 (31.83%) Microsoft
4 245 (20.42%) Citrix
5 235 (19.58%) HP
6 153 (12.75%) Juniper
7 150 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 111 (9.25%) Dell
9 103 (8.58%) F5
10 77 (6.42%) NetApp
11 74 (6.17%) Oracle
12 73 (6.08%) Veeam
13 70 (5.83%) Riverbed
14 68 (5.67%) Symantec
15 67 (5.58%) Red Hat
16 60 (5.00%) Avaya
17 59 (4.92%) Aruba
18 54 (4.50%) WatchGuard
19 52 (4.33%) SolarWinds
20 50 (4.17%) EMC
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