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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 349 443 441
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -2
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 824 637 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.09% 3.11% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 693 582 506
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 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +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
20150 20460 22469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.04% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15949 16206 18144
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 £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 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 24 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 +74 786 £45,000 +12.50% 109
London +128 335 £50,000 +5.26% 38
South East +39 194 £43,500 +2.35% 21
City of London +85 96 £55,000 -4.34% 10
East of England +38 82 £40,750 +10.13% 6
West Midlands -15 55 £30,000 -20.00% 9
Hertfordshire +24 48 £40,000 - 3
North West +21 48 £34,000 -15.00% 12
Berkshire -2 48 £45,000 -5.26% 7
South West -10 44 £40,000 - 10
Surrey +30 43 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Manchester +15 24 £30,486 -18.70% 6
Hampshire -49 24 £34,000 +4.61% 4
Kent +35 23 £47,500 +31.94% 1
East Midlands +27 22 £27,500 -21.42% 4
Birmingham +3 22 £32,500 +12.06% 4
Bristol +17 21 £40,000 -34.69% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 21 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Cambridge +14 20 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Reading -6 20 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 19 £45,000 -5.26%
Oxfordshire +19 17 £49,500 +33.78% 1
Wales 0 17 £30,000 -16.66% 3
South Wales -1 17 £30,000 -16.66% 3
Oxford +11 16 £49,500 +33.78% 1
East Sussex - 16 £42,500 - 3
Northamptonshire +10 14 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Bedfordshire +26 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Northampton +7 13 £27,500 -16.66% 2
Cardiff -1 13 £30,000 -16.66% 3

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 933 (60.78%) Firewall
2 893 (58.18%) Cisco
3 845 (55.05%) Windows
4 693 (45.15%) VMware
5 638 (41.56%) WAN
6 636 (41.43%) VPN
7 602 (39.22%) DNS
8 563 (36.68%) Active Directory
9 546 (35.57%) LAN
9 546 (35.57%) Cisco Certification
10 522 (34.01%) VMware Infrastructure
11 500 (32.57%) Microsoft
12 483 (31.47%) TCP/IP
13 422 (27.49%) Linux
14 406 (26.45%) MS Exchange
15 399 (25.99%) MPLS
16 381 (24.82%) CCNP
17 377 (24.56%) DHCP
18 372 (24.23%) SAN
19 355 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
20 342 (22.28%) CCNA
21 333 (21.69%) Wireless
22 332 (21.63%) OSPF
23 328 (21.37%) BGP
24 323 (21.04%) Citrix
25 306 (19.93%) VoIP
26 296 (19.28%) HP
27 263 (17.13%) Hyper-V
28 259 (16.87%) MS Excel
29 250 (16.29%) ITIL

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 406 (26.45%) MS Exchange
2 249 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 147 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 111 (7.23%) IIS
5 102 (6.64%) Apache
6 94 (6.12%) SharePoint
7 91 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 82 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 60 (3.91%) Lync
10 46 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 37 (2.41%) Tomcat
12 27 (1.76%) Office Communications Server
13 22 (1.43%) JBoss
14 19 (1.24%) nginx
14 19 (1.24%) OpenStack
15 15 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
16 14 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.72%) CMS
18 10 (0.65%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
19 9 (0.59%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 259 (16.87%) MS Excel
2 188 (12.25%) MS Office
3 25 (1.63%) 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 10 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 86 (5.60%) Office 365
2 68 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (3.26%) IaaS
4 28 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (1.69%) SaaS
6 22 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.11%) Mimecast
8 13 (0.85%) PaaS
9 10 (0.65%) Heroku
9 10 (0.65%) Engine Yard
10 8 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.46%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.20%) Datadog
15 2 (0.13%) Yammer
16 1 (0.065%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 933 (60.78%) Firewall
2 638 (41.56%) WAN
3 636 (41.43%) VPN
4 602 (39.22%) DNS
5 546 (35.57%) LAN
6 483 (31.47%) TCP/IP
7 399 (25.99%) MPLS
8 377 (24.56%) DHCP
9 372 (24.23%) SAN
10 333 (21.69%) Wireless
11 332 (21.63%) OSPF
12 328 (21.37%) BGP
13 306 (19.93%) VoIP
14 213 (13.88%) EIGRP
14 213 (13.88%) Cisco ASA
15 198 (12.90%) Network Security
16 178 (11.60%) SSL
17 158 (10.29%) IPsec
18 147 (9.58%) Cisco IOS
19 144 (9.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 106 (6.91%) MySQL
3 33 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 21 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.24%) MongoDB
7 18 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 15 (0.98%) RDBMS
10 13 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (0.78%) Couchbase
12 8 (0.52%) MariaDB
12 8 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.46%) Big Data
14 5 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (2.21%) Subversion
2 27 (1.76%) Jenkins
3 23 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.65%) Maven
5 8 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.33%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.26%) JIRA
8 3 (0.20%) Selenium
8 3 (0.20%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.20%) FogBugz
9 2 (0.13%) Redmine
General
1 187 (12.18%) Finance
2 103 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 69 (4.50%) Banking
4 52 (3.39%) Retail
5 48 (3.13%) Legal
6 44 (2.87%) Advertising
7 37 (2.41%) Law
8 31 (2.02%) Marketing
9 24 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.11%) Investment Banking
11 16 (1.04%) Electronics
12 15 (0.98%) Back Office
13 13 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.65%) French Language
15 5 (0.33%) Front Office
16 4 (0.26%) Games
16 4 (0.26%) Welsh Language
17 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.20%) German Language
17 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 460 (29.97%) Network Engineer
2 182 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 178 (11.60%) Support Engineer
4 166 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 157 (10.23%) Analyst
6 107 (6.97%) Administrator
7 82 (5.34%) Consultant
8 81 (5.28%) Systems Administrator
9 73 (4.76%) Architect
10 71 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
11 65 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 63 (4.10%) Cisco Engineer
13 62 (4.04%) Technical Support
14 61 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
15 60 (3.91%) Support Analyst
16 53 (3.45%) Security Engineer
17 46 (3.00%) IT Support
18 44 (2.87%) Network Support
18 44 (2.87%) Technical Engineer
19 43 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (4.50%) Web Services
2 33 (2.15%) HTML
3 28 (1.82%) MAPI
4 27 (1.76%) CSS
5 19 (1.24%) XMPP
6 16 (1.04%) .NET
7 15 (0.98%) MCollective
8 13 (0.85%) XML
9 10 (0.65%) LAMP
9 10 (0.65%) SOAP
10 9 (0.59%) J2EE
10 9 (0.59%) RESTful
11 8 (0.52%) REST
12 7 (0.46%) JSON
13 6 (0.39%) Apache Flex
14 5 (0.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 5 (0.33%) STL
15 4 (0.26%) JSP
15 4 (0.26%) JTAPI
15 4 (0.26%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 111 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (5.60%) Blackberry
2 86 (5.60%) Clustering
3 61 (3.97%) Replication
3 61 (3.97%) Open Source
4 49 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.15%) iPhone
6 28 (1.82%) Thin Client
6 28 (1.82%) Fat Client
7 27 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 27 (1.76%) PDA
8 24 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 22 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.30%) EPoS
10 20 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.17%) EqualLogic
12 16 (1.04%) Public Cloud
13 15 (0.98%) Hedge funds
13 15 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 845 (55.05%) Windows
2 422 (27.49%) Linux
3 355 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 240 (15.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 239 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 157 (10.23%) Windows 7
7 115 (7.49%) UNIX
8 91 (5.93%) Windows 8
9 75 (4.89%) CentOS
10 70 (4.56%) Windows XP
11 45 (2.93%) Solaris
12 44 (2.87%) Android
13 42 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 42 (2.74%) Ubuntu
14 30 (1.95%) Windows Vista
15 28 (1.82%) Mac OS X
16 27 (1.76%) Apple iOS
17 22 (1.43%) AIX
17 22 (1.43%) Debian
18 14 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (16.29%) ITIL
2 191 (12.44%) Load Balancing
3 130 (8.47%) Migration
4 115 (7.49%) Project Management
5 113 (7.36%) Network Design
6 99 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 95 (6.19%) Network Monitoring
8 77 (5.02%) Service Management
9 59 (3.84%) Change Management
9 59 (3.84%) WAN Optimisation
10 58 (3.78%) Mentoring
11 55 (3.58%) Time Management
12 53 (3.45%) Configuration Management
13 52 (3.39%) Service Delivery
14 49 (3.19%) DevOps
15 47 (3.06%) Network Architecture
16 44 (2.87%) Penetration Testing
17 43 (2.80%) Network Management
17 43 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
18 40 (2.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 203 (13.22%) SQL
2 121 (7.88%) PowerShell
3 76 (4.95%) Bash Shell
4 75 (4.89%) Perl
5 62 (4.04%) Python
6 53 (3.45%) PHP
7 43 (2.80%) Java
8 34 (2.21%) Ruby
9 31 (2.02%) C
10 27 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.24%) VBScript
12 18 (1.17%) VB
13 17 (1.11%) JavaScript
14 15 (0.98%) Korn
15 13 (0.85%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.39%) C#
16 6 (0.39%) C++
17 4 (0.26%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.26%) Groovy
18 2 (0.13%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 546 (35.57%) Cisco Certification
2 381 (24.82%) CCNP
3 342 (22.28%) CCNA
4 171 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 150 (9.77%) Degree
6 135 (8.79%) MCSE
7 94 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 91 (5.93%) CCIE
9 68 (4.43%) MCP
10 53 (3.45%) Security Cleared
11 49 (3.19%) MCSA
11 49 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
12 47 (3.06%) CCA
13 45 (2.93%) CCSP
14 41 (2.67%) CCDP
15 32 (2.08%) SC Cleared
16 31 (2.02%) MCITP
17 29 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
18 28 (1.82%) CCIP
19 26 (1.69%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (7.04%) SLA
2 42 (2.74%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.17%) QA
5 10 (0.65%) COBIT
6 9 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.065%) BS25999
System Software
1 563 (36.68%) Active Directory
2 522 (34.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 263 (17.13%) Hyper-V
4 176 (11.47%) vSphere
5 139 (9.06%) XenApp
6 107 (6.97%) VMware ESXi
7 56 (3.65%) VMware ESX
8 54 (3.52%) XenDesktop
9 52 (3.39%) Terminal Services
10 44 (2.87%) Xen
11 39 (2.54%) NFS
12 37 (2.41%) XenServer
13 31 (2.02%) VMware Server
14 18 (1.17%) iptables
15 17 (1.11%) DFS Replication
16 15 (0.98%) vCloud
16 15 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
17 14 (0.91%) Postfix
18 13 (0.85%) ISA Server
19 12 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 110 (7.17%) SCCM
2 88 (5.73%) Nagios
3 74 (4.82%) Backup Exec
4 56 (3.65%) Puppet
5 54 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 46 (3.00%) SCOM
7 33 (2.15%) Cacti
8 32 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (1.82%) SCVMM
10 27 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
11 25 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
12 23 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
13 19 (1.24%) WSUS
14 17 (1.11%) Cobbler
14 17 (1.11%) Ansible
15 15 (0.98%) collectd
16 14 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
16 14 (0.91%) SCDPM
17 10 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
18 9 (0.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 893 (58.18%) Cisco
2 693 (45.15%) VMware
3 500 (32.57%) Microsoft
4 323 (21.04%) Citrix
5 296 (19.28%) HP
6 219 (14.27%) Juniper
7 202 (13.16%) CheckPoint
8 145 (9.45%) F5
9 107 (6.97%) Dell
10 91 (5.93%) Red Hat
11 88 (5.73%) Riverbed
12 87 (5.67%) Apple
13 82 (5.34%) Oracle
14 78 (5.08%) SolarWinds
15 76 (4.95%) Symantec
16 67 (4.36%) NetApp
16 67 (4.36%) Veeam
17 66 (4.30%) Avaya
18 58 (3.78%) EMC
19 56 (3.65%) SonicWALL
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Company vehicle
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + discretionary company bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago