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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 380 478 428
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -50
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 757 546 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.98% 2.69% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 646 502 517
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
19016 20332 20875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.64% 17.03% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15300 16250 16882
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +107 703 £42,500 - 103
London +100 278 £52,500 +10.52% 25
South East +67 201 £42,500 -10.52% 33
East of England +32 69 £40,000 - 9
West Midlands +12 55 £32,000 -8.57% 12
Surrey +41 52 £37,500 -21.05% 5
City of London +38 52 £55,000 -5.17% 7
Berkshire +2 51 £46,000 -3.15% 14
Hertfordshire +42 50 £40,000 +3.89% 5
North West +14 42 £33,750 +3.84% 10
South West +2 39 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Hampshire -7 30 £43,125 +32.69% 5
Birmingham +13 29 £32,500 +12.06% 7
Reading +8 26 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Wales +4 20 £25,000 -32.43% 2
South Wales +1 20 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Manchester +7 18 £26,000 -20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 18 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Kent +17 17 £50,000 +17.64%
Bristol +6 16 £40,000 -34.69% 1
Cardiff +8 15 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Oxfordshire +21 14 £50,000 +48.14% 5
East Midlands +18 14 £27,500 -22.88% 3
East Sussex +16 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cheshire - 13 £34,000 - 4
Oxford +20 12 £50,000 +35.13% 5
Stockport +19 11 £26,000 -42.22%
Farnborough -4 11 £50,000 -9.09% 3
St Albans - 11 £27,500 - 1
West Sussex +6 10 £37,500 -6.25%

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 883 (58.02%) Firewall
2 823 (54.07%) Cisco
3 818 (53.75%) Windows
4 677 (44.48%) VMware
5 636 (41.79%) WAN
6 633 (41.59%) VPN
7 617 (40.54%) DNS
8 581 (38.17%) Active Directory
9 549 (36.07%) LAN
10 507 (33.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 502 (32.98%) Cisco Certification
12 484 (31.80%) Microsoft
13 478 (31.41%) TCP/IP
14 453 (29.76%) MS Exchange
15 421 (27.66%) Linux
16 385 (25.30%) SAN
17 374 (24.57%) DHCP
18 371 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
19 356 (23.39%) MPLS
20 333 (21.88%) CCNP
21 328 (21.55%) Citrix
22 319 (20.96%) CCNA
23 317 (20.83%) OSPF
24 310 (20.37%) Data Centre
25 309 (20.30%) BGP
26 307 (20.17%) VoIP
27 296 (19.45%) Exchange Server 2010
28 284 (18.66%) Wireless
29 283 (18.59%) HP
30 271 (17.81%) Hyper-V

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
1 453 (29.76%) MS Exchange
2 296 (19.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 167 (10.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 110 (7.23%) IIS
5 109 (7.16%) Apache
6 95 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 90 (5.91%) SharePoint
8 78 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 75 (4.93%) Lync
10 59 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 40 (2.63%) Tomcat
12 33 (2.17%) OpenStack
13 25 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
14 21 (1.38%) nginx
15 17 (1.12%) JBoss
16 15 (0.99%) CMS
16 15 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
17 13 (0.85%) Drupal
18 10 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
18 10 (0.66%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 223 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 184 (12.09%) MS Office
3 24 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.39%) MS Project
5 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
2 12 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 84 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (5.19%) Office 365
3 46 (3.02%) IaaS
4 31 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (1.38%) SaaS
7 18 (1.18%) Mimecast
8 13 (0.85%) PaaS
9 10 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.66%) Heroku
9 10 (0.66%) Engine Yard
10 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.33%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.20%) Symantec.cloud
13 2 (0.13%) Yammer
13 2 (0.13%) Datadog
14 1 (0.066%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 883 (58.02%) Firewall
2 636 (41.79%) WAN
3 633 (41.59%) VPN
4 617 (40.54%) DNS
5 549 (36.07%) LAN
6 478 (31.41%) TCP/IP
7 385 (25.30%) SAN
8 374 (24.57%) DHCP
9 356 (23.39%) MPLS
10 317 (20.83%) OSPF
11 309 (20.30%) BGP
12 307 (20.17%) VoIP
13 284 (18.66%) Wireless
14 213 (13.99%) Cisco ASA
15 200 (13.14%) EIGRP
16 167 (10.97%) SSL
17 158 (10.38%) Network Security
18 155 (10.18%) IPsec
19 146 (9.59%) HSRP
20 140 (9.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 124 (8.15%) MySQL
3 53 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 29 (1.91%) MongoDB
7 26 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 19 (1.25%) Couchbase
9 19 (1.25%) Relational Database
10 15 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.59%) Redis
15 8 (0.53%) Big Data
16 7 (0.46%) MariaDB
17 5 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
18 4 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (2.17%) Subversion
2 31 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 24 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.85%) Maven
5 8 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (0.46%) JIRA
7 5 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.26%) Juju
8 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.20%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.13%) Redmine
10 2 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 190 (12.48%) Finance
2 107 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 61 (4.01%) Banking
4 54 (3.55%) Legal
5 48 (3.15%) Retail
6 44 (2.89%) Advertising
7 33 (2.17%) Marketing
7 33 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.97%) Law
9 24 (1.58%) Electronics
10 18 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.72%) Back Office
13 8 (0.53%) French Language
14 6 (0.39%) Front Office
15 2 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
15 2 (0.13%) Welsh Language
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.13%) Billing
15 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 408 (26.81%) Network Engineer
2 182 (11.96%) Support Engineer
3 179 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 163 (10.71%) Analyst
5 144 (9.46%) Senior Network Engineer
6 118 (7.75%) Administrator
7 95 (6.24%) Systems Administrator
8 84 (5.52%) Architect
9 71 (4.66%) Consultant
10 66 (4.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 62 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
12 61 (4.01%) Cisco Engineer
13 59 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
14 56 (3.68%) Support Analyst
15 53 (3.48%) IT Support
16 52 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
17 47 (3.09%) Technical Support
18 44 (2.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 43 (2.83%) Network Support
19 43 (2.83%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (5.26%) Web Services
2 36 (2.37%) CSS
3 34 (2.23%) HTML
4 27 (1.77%) MAPI
5 23 (1.51%) .NET
6 20 (1.31%) XMPP
7 15 (0.99%) LAMP
7 15 (0.99%) MCollective
8 13 (0.85%) JTAPI
8 13 (0.85%) REST
8 13 (0.85%) TAPI
9 8 (0.53%) CCXML
9 8 (0.53%) Ajax
9 8 (0.53%) FreeSWITCH
9 8 (0.53%) VXML
10 6 (0.39%) Apache Flex
10 6 (0.39%) Java EE
11 5 (0.33%) ISPF
12 4 (0.26%) XML
12 4 (0.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 310 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 99 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (6.44%) Blackberry
4 82 (5.39%) Clustering
5 63 (4.14%) Replication
6 46 (3.02%) Management Information System
7 40 (2.63%) iPhone
8 36 (2.37%) Fat Client
8 36 (2.37%) Thin Client
9 34 (2.23%) EqualLogic
10 31 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
11 28 (1.84%) Computer Science
12 27 (1.77%) PDA
13 26 (1.71%) Client/Server
14 23 (1.51%) PKI
14 23 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
15 21 (1.38%) iPad
15 21 (1.38%) Public Cloud
16 20 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 818 (53.75%) Windows
2 421 (27.66%) Linux
3 371 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 261 (17.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 221 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 165 (10.84%) Windows 7
7 97 (6.37%) UNIX
8 85 (5.58%) Windows 8
9 84 (5.52%) CentOS
10 65 (4.27%) Windows XP
11 50 (3.29%) Ubuntu
12 45 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 42 (2.76%) Solaris
14 41 (2.69%) Android
15 30 (1.97%) Mac OS X
15 30 (1.97%) Apple iOS
16 28 (1.84%) Windows Vista
17 20 (1.31%) AIX
17 20 (1.31%) Debian
18 17 (1.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (17.35%) ITIL
2 186 (12.22%) Load Balancing
3 116 (7.62%) Project Management
4 114 (7.49%) Migration
5 106 (6.96%) Network Design
6 98 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 91 (5.98%) Network Monitoring
8 64 (4.20%) Mentoring
9 63 (4.14%) WAN Optimisation
10 61 (4.01%) Time Management
11 60 (3.94%) Service Management
12 55 (3.61%) Service Delivery
13 54 (3.55%) Change Management
14 52 (3.42%) Network Management
15 50 (3.29%) DevOps
16 49 (3.22%) Configuration Management
17 48 (3.15%) CRM
17 48 (3.15%) Network Architecture
18 47 (3.09%) Open Source
19 44 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 198 (13.01%) SQL
2 120 (7.88%) PowerShell
3 84 (5.52%) Perl
4 83 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 67 (4.40%) Python
6 54 (3.55%) PHP
7 37 (2.43%) Ruby
8 35 (2.30%) Java
9 30 (1.97%) C
10 24 (1.58%) Shell Script
11 23 (1.51%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.18%) VB
13 17 (1.12%) VBScript
14 16 (1.05%) Korn
15 10 (0.66%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.53%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.26%) Groovy
17 4 (0.26%) C#
17 4 (0.26%) C++
17 4 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 502 (32.98%) Cisco Certification
2 333 (21.88%) CCNP
3 319 (20.96%) CCNA
4 184 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 136 (8.94%) MCSE
6 129 (8.48%) Degree
7 98 (6.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 82 (5.39%) CCIE
9 70 (4.60%) MCP
10 56 (3.68%) MCSA
11 49 (3.22%) Citrix Certification
12 47 (3.09%) CCA
13 43 (2.83%) MCITP
14 40 (2.63%) Security Cleared
14 40 (2.63%) CCDP
14 40 (2.63%) CCSP
15 28 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
16 24 (1.58%) SC Cleared
16 24 (1.58%) CCEA
16 24 (1.58%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.64%) SLA
2 52 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 31 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.99%) QA
5 11 (0.72%) COBIT
6 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 581 (38.17%) Active Directory
2 507 (33.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 271 (17.81%) Hyper-V
4 155 (10.18%) vSphere
5 138 (9.07%) XenApp
6 108 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
7 75 (4.93%) VMware ESX
8 50 (3.29%) XenDesktop
9 47 (3.09%) Terminal Services
10 41 (2.69%) XenServer
11 40 (2.63%) Xen
12 34 (2.23%) VMware Server
13 33 (2.17%) NFS
14 23 (1.51%) DFS Replication
15 21 (1.38%) Firmware
16 20 (1.31%) iptables
16 20 (1.31%) Postfix
17 17 (1.12%) vCloud
18 16 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
19 15 (0.99%) KVM
Systems Management
1 125 (8.21%) SCCM
2 81 (5.32%) Nagios
3 76 (4.99%) Backup Exec
4 57 (3.75%) Puppet
5 56 (3.68%) SCOM
6 49 (3.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 33 (2.17%) WSUS
8 31 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 26 (1.71%) SCVMM
10 25 (1.64%) Ansible
11 23 (1.51%) Cacti
12 22 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
13 21 (1.38%) Cisco UCCE
14 17 (1.12%) Cobbler
15 15 (0.99%) collectd
15 15 (0.99%) logstash
16 13 (0.85%) Salt
17 11 (0.72%) SCDPM
17 11 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 823 (54.07%) Cisco
2 677 (44.48%) VMware
3 484 (31.80%) Microsoft
4 328 (21.55%) Citrix
5 283 (18.59%) HP
6 213 (13.99%) Juniper
7 185 (12.16%) CheckPoint
8 138 (9.07%) F5
9 110 (7.23%) Dell
10 94 (6.18%) Oracle
11 91 (5.98%) Riverbed
12 87 (5.72%) Red Hat
13 86 (5.65%) Apple
14 82 (5.39%) Symantec
15 81 (5.32%) NetApp
16 75 (4.93%) Avaya
17 74 (4.86%) SolarWinds
18 64 (4.20%) Veeam
19 53 (3.48%) SonicWALL
20 52 (3.42%) EMC
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k+ Bonus and Benefits
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London
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Salary: From £400 to £520 per day excellent rates or salaries
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City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym, Travel + more!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + technical qualifications
Posted: Yesterday
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
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Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens + Parking
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