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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 355 458 438
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -20
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 833 600 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.14% 3.06% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 695 543 495
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
20097 19577 22337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.88% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16032 15496 18007
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2015 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 April 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
England +102 795 £45,000 +12.50% 96
London +109 327 £50,000 +8.69% 29
South East +34 209 £43,500 +4.81% 18
City of London +75 98 £55,000 +22.22% 5
East of England +16 71 £37,500 +1.35% 8
North West +24 53 £34,000 -15.00% 11
Berkshire +7 48 £45,000 -3.74% 5
South West +2 46 £37,000 -7.50% 7
West Midlands 0 46 £30,000 -20.00% 12
Surrey +40 45 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Hampshire -29 33 £37,000 +2.77% 3
Hertfordshire +7 32 £36,250 -4.60% 4
Manchester +17 31 £32,500 - 8
Kent +39 29 £47,500 -16.29%
East Midlands +21 21 £27,500 -19.11% 6
Yorkshire -25 21 £32,500 -9.72% 5
Reading -13 19 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 18 £45,000 +2.85% 3
Bristol - 18 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +13 17 £49,500 +33.78% 3
Cambridge +10 17 £34,500 -2.81% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 17 £34,500 -2.81% 2
Oxford +10 15 £49,500 +33.78% 1
South Wales -9 15 £35,000 -2.77% 3
Wales -13 15 £35,000 -2.77% 3
East Sussex - 15 £42,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +20 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Northamptonshire +7 13 £27,500 -16.66% 2
Northampton +7 12 £27,500 -16.66% 2
Birmingham -5 12 £34,000 +13.33% 4

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 966 (62.97%) Firewall
2 915 (59.65%) Cisco
3 862 (56.19%) Windows
4 679 (44.26%) VMware
5 668 (43.55%) VPN
6 653 (42.57%) WAN
7 594 (38.72%) DNS
8 556 (36.25%) Cisco Certification
9 544 (35.46%) Active Directory
10 540 (35.20%) LAN
11 512 (33.38%) Microsoft
12 508 (33.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 480 (31.29%) TCP/IP
14 428 (27.90%) Linux
15 421 (27.44%) MPLS
16 397 (25.88%) MS Exchange
17 394 (25.68%) CCNP
18 378 (24.64%) DHCP
19 365 (23.79%) SAN
20 357 (23.27%) Windows Server 2008
21 350 (22.82%) CCNA
22 345 (22.49%) Wireless
23 332 (21.64%) OSPF
24 330 (21.51%) BGP
25 325 (21.19%) Citrix
26 320 (20.86%) VoIP
27 293 (19.10%) HP
28 273 (17.80%) MS Excel
29 258 (16.82%) Hyper-V
30 256 (16.69%) SQL Server

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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
1 397 (25.88%) MS Exchange
2 242 (15.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 131 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 112 (7.30%) IIS
5 96 (6.26%) SharePoint
6 95 (6.19%) Apache
7 89 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 80 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 58 (3.78%) Lync
10 43 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 34 (2.22%) Tomcat
12 26 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
13 22 (1.43%) JBoss
14 18 (1.17%) OpenStack
15 17 (1.11%) nginx
16 15 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
18 9 (0.59%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
18 9 (0.59%) CMS
18 9 (0.59%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 273 (17.80%) MS Excel
2 205 (13.36%) MS Office
3 23 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.33%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.26%) MS Project
6 1 (0.065%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (1.11%) Dynamics GP
2 12 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.67%) Office 365
2 52 (3.39%) IaaS
2 52 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.63%) SaaS
5 14 (0.91%) PaaS
6 13 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.65%) Heroku
7 10 (0.65%) Engine Yard
8 9 (0.59%) Google Apps
8 9 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.33%) Datadog
9 5 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 966 (62.97%) Firewall
2 668 (43.55%) VPN
3 653 (42.57%) WAN
4 594 (38.72%) DNS
5 540 (35.20%) LAN
6 480 (31.29%) TCP/IP
7 421 (27.44%) MPLS
8 378 (24.64%) DHCP
9 365 (23.79%) SAN
10 345 (22.49%) Wireless
11 332 (21.64%) OSPF
12 330 (21.51%) BGP
13 320 (20.86%) VoIP
14 231 (15.06%) Cisco ASA
15 209 (13.62%) EIGRP
16 194 (12.65%) Network Security
17 180 (11.73%) SSL
18 160 (10.43%) IPsec
19 147 (9.58%) Cisco IOS
20 145 (9.45%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (16.69%) SQL Server
2 101 (6.58%) MySQL
3 32 (2.09%) NoSQL
4 31 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.11%) MongoDB
8 17 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 15 (0.98%) RDBMS
11 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.85%) Couchbase
12 12 (0.78%) MariaDB
12 12 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.52%) Big Data
14 7 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.33%) Redis
16 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (2.15%) Subversion
2 27 (1.76%) Jenkins
3 25 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.52%) Maven
6 6 (0.39%) JIRA
7 5 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.26%) FogBugz
8 4 (0.26%) Selenium
9 3 (0.20%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.13%) Redmine
General
1 175 (11.41%) Finance
2 101 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 64 (4.17%) Banking
4 51 (3.32%) Retail
5 48 (3.13%) Legal
6 40 (2.61%) Advertising
7 34 (2.22%) Marketing
8 33 (2.15%) Law
9 22 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.30%) Back Office
11 15 (0.98%) Electronics
12 14 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.65%) French Language
13 10 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.39%) Games
15 4 (0.26%) Welsh Language
16 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.20%) German Language
16 3 (0.20%) Front Office
16 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 478 (31.16%) Network Engineer
2 183 (11.93%) Support Engineer
3 182 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 172 (11.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 149 (9.71%) Analyst
6 113 (7.37%) Administrator
7 86 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
8 82 (5.35%) Consultant
9 74 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 69 (4.50%) Technical Support
11 65 (4.24%) Support Analyst
12 62 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
13 61 (3.98%) Cisco Engineer
14 60 (3.91%) Architect
15 59 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 57 (3.72%) Security Engineer
17 53 (3.46%) IT Support
18 50 (3.26%) Network Support
19 46 (3.00%) Technical Engineer
20 41 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.91%) Web Services
2 34 (2.22%) HTML
3 30 (1.96%) MAPI
4 24 (1.56%) CSS
5 17 (1.11%) XMPP
6 15 (0.98%) MCollective
7 14 (0.91%) XML
8 11 (0.72%) SOAP
9 10 (0.65%) .NET
9 10 (0.65%) RESTful
10 9 (0.59%) LAMP
10 9 (0.59%) JSON
10 9 (0.59%) J2EE
11 6 (0.39%) Apache Flex
12 5 (0.33%) REST
13 4 (0.26%) FreeSWITCH
13 4 (0.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 4 (0.26%) ISPF
13 4 (0.26%) STL
13 4 (0.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (5.93%) Clustering
3 80 (5.22%) Blackberry
4 62 (4.04%) Open Source
5 60 (3.91%) Replication
6 52 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 33 (2.15%) iPhone
8 28 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 27 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
10 25 (1.63%) PDA
11 22 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
12 20 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.30%) EPoS
13 15 (0.98%) PKI
14 14 (0.91%) FMCG
14 14 (0.91%) Public Cloud
15 13 (0.85%) EqualLogic
15 13 (0.85%) iPad
15 13 (0.85%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 862 (56.19%) Windows
2 428 (27.90%) Linux
3 357 (23.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 254 (16.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 238 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 159 (10.37%) Windows 7
7 114 (7.43%) UNIX
8 97 (6.32%) Windows 8
9 75 (4.89%) Windows XP
10 73 (4.76%) CentOS
11 49 (3.19%) Solaris
12 46 (3.00%) Ubuntu
13 42 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 41 (2.67%) Android
15 30 (1.96%) Apple iOS
15 30 (1.96%) Windows Vista
16 27 (1.76%) Mac OS X
17 24 (1.56%) Debian
18 21 (1.37%) AIX
19 16 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (15.65%) ITIL
2 188 (12.26%) Load Balancing
3 127 (8.28%) Migration
4 113 (7.37%) Network Design
5 112 (7.30%) Project Management
6 107 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
7 92 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 83 (5.41%) Service Management
9 62 (4.04%) Configuration Management
10 60 (3.91%) Change Management
11 56 (3.65%) Mentoring
12 55 (3.59%) WAN Optimisation
13 51 (3.32%) Time Management
14 50 (3.26%) DevOps
15 49 (3.19%) Service Delivery
16 48 (3.13%) E-Commerce
17 46 (3.00%) Network Management
18 43 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
19 41 (2.67%) Penetration Testing
20 39 (2.54%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 199 (12.97%) SQL
2 118 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 81 (5.28%) Bash Shell
4 66 (4.30%) Perl
5 58 (3.78%) Python
6 52 (3.39%) PHP
7 41 (2.67%) Java
8 32 (2.09%) C
8 32 (2.09%) Ruby
9 29 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 19 (1.24%) VBScript
11 17 (1.11%) VB
11 17 (1.11%) JavaScript
12 15 (0.98%) Korn
13 12 (0.78%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.46%) C++
15 5 (0.33%) C#
16 4 (0.26%) Embedded C
16 4 (0.26%) Groovy
17 2 (0.13%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 556 (36.25%) Cisco Certification
2 394 (25.68%) CCNP
3 350 (22.82%) CCNA
4 184 (11.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 161 (10.50%) Degree
6 147 (9.58%) MCSE
7 91 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 88 (5.74%) CCIE
9 70 (4.56%) MCP
10 55 (3.59%) Security Cleared
11 53 (3.46%) MCSA
12 46 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
13 45 (2.93%) CCSP
13 45 (2.93%) CCA
14 33 (2.15%) CCDP
15 31 (2.02%) MCITP
15 31 (2.02%) SC Cleared
16 28 (1.83%) CCIP
17 25 (1.63%) CCSA
18 24 (1.56%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (7.17%) SLA
2 40 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.98%) QA
5 11 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.52%) COBIT
7 1 (0.065%) BS25999
System Software
1 544 (35.46%) Active Directory
2 508 (33.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 258 (16.82%) Hyper-V
4 180 (11.73%) vSphere
5 140 (9.13%) XenApp
6 109 (7.11%) VMware ESXi
7 58 (3.78%) XenDesktop
8 49 (3.19%) Terminal Services
9 46 (3.00%) VMware ESX
10 43 (2.80%) Xen
11 37 (2.41%) NFS
12 33 (2.15%) XenServer
13 27 (1.76%) VMware Server
14 17 (1.11%) Firmware
15 16 (1.04%) vCloud
16 15 (0.98%) iptables
17 13 (0.85%) ISA Server
17 13 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
18 12 (0.78%) DFS Replication
18 12 (0.78%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 108 (7.04%) SCCM
2 94 (6.13%) Nagios
3 78 (5.08%) Backup Exec
4 59 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 57 (3.72%) Puppet
6 55 (3.59%) SCOM
7 38 (2.48%) Cacti
8 36 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
10 29 (1.89%) SCVMM
11 25 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
12 23 (1.50%) WSUS
13 21 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
14 18 (1.17%) Ansible
15 17 (1.11%) Cobbler
16 16 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
16 16 (1.04%) SCDPM
17 15 (0.98%) collectd
18 14 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
19 10 (0.65%) vMotion
Vendors
1 915 (59.65%) Cisco
2 679 (44.26%) VMware
3 512 (33.38%) Microsoft
4 325 (21.19%) Citrix
5 293 (19.10%) HP
6 227 (14.80%) Juniper
7 218 (14.21%) CheckPoint
8 146 (9.52%) F5
9 115 (7.50%) Dell
10 90 (5.87%) Apple
10 90 (5.87%) Riverbed
11 88 (5.74%) Red Hat
12 77 (5.02%) Symantec
12 77 (5.02%) Oracle
13 72 (4.69%) SolarWinds
14 67 (4.37%) Avaya
15 64 (4.17%) Veeam
16 62 (4.04%) EMC
17 61 (3.98%) NetApp
18 56 (3.65%) SonicWALL
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
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Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £26,000 to £33,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Hays IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-60,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
BrightTALK
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £22,000 - £30,000 + Car Allowance +
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Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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Scotland
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Package
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St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30-£35K
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £250 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday