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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 400 395 477
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +82
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 747 729 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.69% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 3.83% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 636 597 490
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
17369 19051 17944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 18.14% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14458 15433 14053
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 2016. 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 +8 702 £40,000 -11.11% 99
London -15 243 £50,000 - 22
South East -18 174 £42,500 - 25
South West +36 79 £36,000 +20.00% 10
Surrey +26 63 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England +10 62 £31,250 -8.08% 9
Dorset +55 54 £36,000 +23.07% 3
Berkshire +6 54 £50,000 +6.38% 4
Yorkshire +27 48 £32,500 -8.45% 12
West Midlands -7 47 £35,000 +14.75% 8
North West +29 41 £40,950 +17.00% 11
City of London +23 36 £52,500 -6.66% 2
Manchester +19 30 £50,000 +42.85% 7
Reading -3 27 £65,000 +23.80%
West Yorkshire +17 26 £32,500 -8.45% 8
Leeds +14 26 £32,500 -8.45% 7
Hampshire 0 25 £35,000 +2.94% 6
Poole - 24 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -2 22 £45,000 +87.50% 3
North Yorkshire +39 20 £24,000 -11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 20 £31,500 -28.00% 1
Bournemouth +17 18 £28,500 +35.71% 1
Scotland +12 17 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 16 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Farnborough - 16 £35,000 - 2
Norfolk +16 14 £30,000 -
York - 14 £24,000 -
East Midlands +7 12 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Oxfordshire -4 11 £50,000 +72.41% 7
Cornwall - 11 £40,000 - 1

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 896 (61.58%) Firewall
2 763 (52.44%) Windows
3 718 (49.35%) Cisco
4 639 (43.92%) VPN
5 634 (43.57%) LAN
6 624 (42.89%) VMware
7 581 (39.93%) WAN
8 580 (39.86%) Active Directory
9 534 (36.70%) Cisco Certification
10 476 (32.71%) DNS
11 470 (32.30%) Microsoft
12 464 (31.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 443 (30.45%) Linux
14 415 (28.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 410 (28.18%) TCP/IP
16 405 (27.84%) Windows Server
17 357 (24.54%) MS Exchange
18 350 (24.05%) OSPF
19 345 (23.71%) CCNP
20 342 (23.51%) BGP
21 327 (22.47%) CCNA
22 319 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
23 318 (21.86%) MPLS
24 315 (21.65%) DHCP
25 298 (20.48%) SAN
26 281 (19.31%) Data Centre
27 261 (17.94%) MS Excel
28 257 (17.66%) SQL Server
29 256 (17.59%) Wireless
29 256 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2010

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 357 (24.54%) MS Exchange
2 256 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 164 (11.27%) Skype for Business
4 128 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 97 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 95 (6.53%) Apache
7 68 (4.67%) SharePoint
8 67 (4.60%) IIS
9 47 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 43 (2.96%) Tomcat
11 34 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 30 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
13 23 (1.58%) nginx
14 22 (1.51%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
16 9 (0.62%) Site Server
17 8 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.55%) WebSphere
18 7 (0.48%) IBM Domino
19 4 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 261 (17.94%) MS Excel
2 180 (12.37%) MS Office
3 28 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.069%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.069%) Maya
5 1 (0.069%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.34%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.27%) Bankmaster
5 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 100 (6.87%) Office 365
2 94 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 30 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (2.06%) IaaS
7 22 (1.51%) Mimecast
8 21 (1.44%) Amazon S3
9 18 (1.24%) Google Apps
9 18 (1.24%) SaaS
10 11 (0.76%) Joyent
11 10 (0.69%) PaaS
12 6 (0.41%) Route 53
13 5 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.069%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.069%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.069%) DigitalOcean
14 1 (0.069%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 896 (61.58%) Firewall
2 639 (43.92%) VPN
3 634 (43.57%) LAN
4 581 (39.93%) WAN
5 476 (32.71%) DNS
6 410 (28.18%) TCP/IP
7 350 (24.05%) OSPF
8 342 (23.51%) BGP
9 318 (21.86%) MPLS
10 315 (21.65%) DHCP
11 298 (20.48%) SAN
12 256 (17.59%) Wireless
13 249 (17.11%) VoIP
14 202 (13.88%) IPsec
15 193 (13.26%) Cisco ASA
16 162 (11.13%) SSL
17 158 (10.86%) Network Security
18 124 (8.52%) EIGRP
19 121 (8.32%) Wi-Fi
20 117 (8.04%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (17.66%) SQL Server
2 126 (8.66%) MySQL
3 55 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (1.86%) Redis
6 19 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (0.82%) GIS
8 11 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.48%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.34%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.27%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.21%) Big Data
13 3 (0.21%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 50 (3.44%) JIRA
2 47 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 43 (2.96%) Jenkins
4 30 (2.06%) TeamCity
5 19 (1.31%) Subversion
6 18 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 13 (0.89%) Mercurial
8 11 (0.76%) Ant
9 10 (0.69%) Maven
10 8 (0.55%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.48%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.48%) JUnit
11 7 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.48%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.27%) MSI
12 4 (0.27%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
13 3 (0.21%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.21%) git-flow
13 3 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 175 (12.03%) Finance
2 149 (10.24%) Telecoms
3 59 (4.05%) Legal
4 48 (3.30%) Banking
5 28 (1.92%) Marketing
6 26 (1.79%) Law
6 26 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.72%) Advertising
8 19 (1.31%) Retail
9 16 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.82%) Games
11 10 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.55%) Back Office
13 8 (0.55%) Billing
13 8 (0.55%) Electronics
13 8 (0.55%) Publishing
14 6 (0.41%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.27%) Automotive
16 3 (0.21%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 467 (32.10%) Network Engineer
2 159 (10.93%) Administrator
3 157 (10.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 155 (10.65%) Analyst
5 143 (9.83%) Senior Network Engineer
6 142 (9.76%) Support Engineer
7 136 (9.35%) Systems Administrator
8 102 (7.01%) Cisco Engineer
9 95 (6.53%) IT Engineer
10 91 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
11 90 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 89 (6.12%) IT Support
13 79 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
14 69 (4.74%) Support Analyst
15 66 (4.54%) Network Support
16 65 (4.47%) Consultant
17 61 (4.19%) Linux Administrator
18 60 (4.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 60 (4.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 59 (4.05%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (6.46%) LAMP
2 54 (3.71%) .NET
3 51 (3.51%) CSS
4 50 (3.44%) Web Services
5 41 (2.82%) 802.1X
6 25 (1.72%) JSON
7 24 (1.65%) HTML
8 23 (1.58%) LEMP Stack
9 20 (1.37%) XML
10 19 (1.31%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (1.24%) XMPP
12 12 (0.82%) DirectX
13 11 (0.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 11 (0.76%) COM
13 11 (0.76%) STL
13 11 (0.76%) WAP
14 9 (0.62%) Java EE
15 8 (0.55%) Flash
16 7 (0.48%) .NET Framework
16 7 (0.48%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 281 (19.31%) Data Centre
2 84 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (5.64%) Clustering
4 77 (5.29%) Computer Science
5 54 (3.71%) Replication
6 38 (2.61%) EqualLogic
6 38 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 31 (2.13%) Blackberry
8 28 (1.92%) Driving Licence
9 27 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
11 21 (1.44%) iPhone
12 20 (1.37%) PKI
13 18 (1.24%) Private Cloud
14 14 (0.96%) HP StoreVirtual
15 13 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 12 (0.82%) Handset
17 11 (0.76%) EPoS
17 11 (0.76%) Mainframe
17 11 (0.76%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 763 (52.44%) Windows
2 443 (30.45%) Linux
3 415 (28.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 405 (27.84%) Windows Server
5 319 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 232 (15.95%) Windows 7
7 121 (8.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 99 (6.80%) Windows 8
9 75 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 68 (4.67%) Mac OS
11 65 (4.47%) CentOS
12 50 (3.44%) Windows 10
13 49 (3.37%) Unix
14 40 (2.75%) Ubuntu
15 32 (2.20%) Mac OS X
16 30 (2.06%) Windows XP
17 27 (1.86%) Solaris
18 22 (1.51%) Debian
19 18 (1.24%) Windows Vista
20 16 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (16.22%) ITIL
2 173 (11.89%) Load Balancing
3 141 (9.69%) Migration
4 113 (7.77%) Network Design
5 99 (6.80%) Presales
6 82 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 80 (5.50%) High Availability
7 80 (5.50%) Network Management
7 80 (5.50%) Project Management
8 70 (4.81%) Mentoring
9 69 (4.74%) WAN Optimisation
10 65 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (4.47%) Change Management
11 62 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
12 55 (3.78%) Time Management
13 52 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
14 50 (3.44%) E-Commerce
15 49 (3.37%) DevOps
16 47 (3.23%) Information Security
16 47 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 176 (12.10%) SQL
2 118 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 99 (6.80%) Bash Shell
4 95 (6.53%) Perl
5 73 (5.02%) Python
6 70 (4.81%) Java
7 61 (4.19%) PHP
8 56 (3.85%) Ruby
9 50 (3.44%) JavaScript
10 36 (2.47%) C#
11 32 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 29 (1.99%) VBScript
13 23 (1.58%) C
13 23 (1.58%) C++
14 18 (1.24%) VB
15 11 (0.76%) VBA
16 9 (0.62%) AWK
16 9 (0.62%) sed
17 7 (0.48%) PHP 5
18 2 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 534 (36.70%) Cisco Certification
2 345 (23.71%) CCNP
3 327 (22.47%) CCNA
4 189 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 138 (9.48%) Degree
6 119 (8.18%) MCSE
7 116 (7.97%) CCIE
8 88 (6.05%) MCSA
9 73 (5.02%) MCITP
10 58 (3.99%) MCP
10 58 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 44 (3.02%) CCDA
12 41 (2.82%) Security Cleared
13 34 (2.34%) CCSP
14 31 (2.13%) MCTS
15 29 (1.99%) JNCIS
16 27 (1.86%) SC Cleared
17 26 (1.79%) CCIP
18 24 (1.65%) CISSP
19 22 (1.51%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.67%) SLA
2 34 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.99%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.03%) QA
5 7 (0.48%) COBIT
6 4 (0.27%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.14%) BS7799
9 1 (0.069%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.069%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.069%) ISO 14000
System Software
1 580 (39.86%) Active Directory
2 464 (31.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (14.64%) Hyper-V
4 146 (10.03%) XenApp
5 76 (5.22%) vSphere
6 67 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
7 55 (3.78%) VMware ESX
8 43 (2.96%) NFS
9 40 (2.75%) Terminal Services
10 34 (2.34%) Xen
11 28 (1.92%) KVM
12 27 (1.86%) DFS Replication
12 27 (1.86%) VMware Server
13 23 (1.58%) iptables
14 22 (1.51%) XenDesktop
15 20 (1.37%) Docker
15 20 (1.37%) LXC
16 14 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
17 10 (0.69%) Firmware
17 10 (0.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 94 (6.46%) SCCM
2 74 (5.09%) Backup Exec
3 70 (4.81%) Puppet
4 59 (4.05%) SCOM
5 48 (3.30%) WSUS
6 37 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (1.99%) Nagios
8 24 (1.65%) ZABBIX
9 22 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
10 21 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
11 20 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
12 19 (1.31%) Graphite
13 18 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 16 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
15 12 (0.82%) vMotion
16 11 (0.76%) Foglight
17 10 (0.69%) Ansible
17 10 (0.69%) Cacti
17 10 (0.69%) FortiGate
17 10 (0.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 718 (49.35%) Cisco
2 624 (42.89%) VMware
3 470 (32.30%) Microsoft
4 252 (17.32%) Citrix
5 227 (15.60%) Juniper
6 158 (10.86%) F5
7 151 (10.38%) CheckPoint
8 144 (9.90%) HP
9 105 (7.22%) Dell
10 92 (6.32%) Riverbed
11 89 (6.12%) NetApp
12 83 (5.70%) SolarWinds
13 77 (5.29%) Palo Alto
14 74 (5.09%) Symantec
15 68 (4.67%) Apple
16 65 (4.47%) Brocade
17 57 (3.92%) Veeam
18 51 (3.51%) Oracle
18 51 (3.51%) Red Hat
19 46 (3.16%) Fortinet
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nelson, Lancashire
Daisy Group
Salary: From £27,500 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lambert Engineering Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive Salary based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Project People Ltd.
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Aerotron
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £32k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Avco Systems
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + Career progression / training
Posted: 4 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Proteus Europe
Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus up to £5k
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago