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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 361 429 441
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +12
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 768 574 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.01% 3.17% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 635 510 473
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 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £60,000 £52,500
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
19137 18089 21512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.95% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15313 14187 17546
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +69 735 £45,000 +12.50% 134
London +117 302 £50,000 +9.89% 44
South East +37 217 £42,500 +6.25% 16
City of London +68 92 £55,000 +22.22% 13
East of England -6 64 £34,500 -6.75% 8
Berkshire +22 57 £46,500 +1.08% 4
Surrey +33 49 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West +15 47 £35,000 -30.00% 11
Hampshire -29 39 £34,000 -5.55% 2
South West +2 37 £34,500 -18.82% 22
Manchester +30 32 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Reading +5 29 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Kent +34 27 £47,500 +41.79%
West Midlands -37 26 £30,000 -25.00% 15
Yorkshire -41 26 £35,000 -7.89% 7
Hertfordshire -10 24 £30,250 -18.24% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 18 £37,250 +4.92% 2
Cambridge 0 16 £34,500 -2.12% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 15 £45,000 +13.92%
East Midlands +18 14 £30,000 -8.39% 8
Basingstoke +4 14 £34,000 -4.22%
West Yorkshire -47 14 £35,500 -21.11% 5
Wiltshire +9 13 £30,000 -52.00% 2
Wales -10 13 £25,500 -29.16% 4
South Wales -19 13 £25,500 -29.16% 4
East Sussex - 13 £41,250 - 2
Norfolk +11 12 £30,000 +33.33%
South Yorkshire -1 12 £29,000 -0.85% 1
Thetford -1 12 £30,000 +33.33%
Leeds -31 12 £35,500 -21.11% 3

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 946 (63.88%) Firewall
2 867 (58.54%) Cisco
3 847 (57.19%) Windows
4 683 (46.12%) VPN
5 651 (43.96%) VMware
6 650 (43.89%) WAN
7 559 (37.74%) DNS
8 544 (36.73%) LAN
9 526 (35.52%) Cisco Certification
10 524 (35.38%) Active Directory
11 520 (35.11%) Microsoft
12 475 (32.07%) TCP/IP
13 465 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 432 (29.17%) MPLS
15 410 (27.68%) Linux
16 372 (25.12%) MS Exchange
16 372 (25.12%) CCNP
17 369 (24.92%) DHCP
18 355 (23.97%) SAN
19 351 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
20 339 (22.89%) Wireless
21 328 (22.15%) CCNA
22 324 (21.88%) BGP
23 321 (21.67%) OSPF
24 313 (21.13%) VoIP
25 305 (20.59%) Citrix
26 280 (18.91%) HP
27 271 (18.30%) MS Excel
28 264 (17.83%) Windows Server 2003
29 256 (17.29%) Hyper-V

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 372 (25.12%) MS Exchange
2 229 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 121 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 109 (7.36%) IIS
5 98 (6.62%) SharePoint
6 89 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 86 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 82 (5.54%) Apache
9 46 (3.11%) Lync
10 34 (2.30%) Tomcat
11 33 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (1.76%) JBoss
13 19 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
14 18 (1.22%) OpenStack
15 17 (1.15%) nginx
16 15 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
18 9 (0.61%) Commerce Server
19 7 (0.47%) CMS
20 6 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 271 (18.30%) MS Excel
2 186 (12.56%) MS Office
3 22 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.34%) MS Project
4 5 (0.34%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.068%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.068%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.15%) Dynamics GP
2 16 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.068%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.73%) Office 365
2 50 (3.38%) IaaS
3 48 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (1.76%) SaaS
6 15 (1.01%) PaaS
7 13 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.68%) Heroku
8 10 (0.68%) Engine Yard
9 9 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.34%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.27%) Route 53
12 1 (0.068%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 946 (63.88%) Firewall
2 683 (46.12%) VPN
3 650 (43.89%) WAN
4 559 (37.74%) DNS
5 544 (36.73%) LAN
6 475 (32.07%) TCP/IP
7 432 (29.17%) MPLS
8 369 (24.92%) DHCP
9 355 (23.97%) SAN
10 339 (22.89%) Wireless
11 324 (21.88%) BGP
12 321 (21.67%) OSPF
13 313 (21.13%) VoIP
14 234 (15.80%) Cisco ASA
15 206 (13.91%) EIGRP
16 189 (12.76%) Network Security
17 186 (12.56%) SSL
18 150 (10.13%) IPsec
19 149 (10.06%) Internet
20 142 (9.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (17.08%) SQL Server
2 90 (6.08%) MySQL
3 36 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 20 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.01%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 15 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (0.81%) MariaDB
10 11 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.74%) Couchbase
11 10 (0.68%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.34%) Redis
14 5 (0.34%) Big Data
15 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (1.89%) Subversion
2 27 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.81%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.74%) Selenium
7 10 (0.68%) FogBugz
8 8 (0.54%) JIRA
9 5 (0.34%) Maven
9 5 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.068%) JUnit
11 1 (0.068%) MSI
11 1 (0.068%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.068%) GCC
General
1 161 (10.87%) Finance
2 105 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 63 (4.25%) Banking
4 53 (3.58%) Retail
5 38 (2.57%) Legal
5 38 (2.57%) Advertising
6 31 (2.09%) Law
7 29 (1.96%) Marketing
8 24 (1.62%) Back Office
9 21 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.08%) Electronics
11 14 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.41%) Games
14 5 (0.34%) Billing
14 5 (0.34%) French Language
15 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.20%) German Language
15 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 439 (29.64%) Network Engineer
2 188 (12.69%) Support Engineer
3 170 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 153 (10.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 143 (9.66%) Analyst
6 101 (6.82%) Administrator
7 80 (5.40%) Consultant
8 78 (5.27%) Systems Administrator
9 69 (4.66%) Technical Support
10 67 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
11 65 (4.39%) Architect
12 64 (4.32%) Support Analyst
13 61 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
14 58 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
15 56 (3.78%) IT Support
16 52 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 47 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
17 47 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
18 45 (3.04%) Security Engineer
19 43 (2.90%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.78%) Web Services
2 38 (2.57%) HTML
3 31 (2.09%) MAPI
4 20 (1.35%) CSS
5 17 (1.15%) XMPP
6 15 (1.01%) MCollective
7 14 (0.95%) SOAP
7 14 (0.95%) XML
8 13 (0.88%) JSON
8 13 (0.88%) RESTful
9 9 (0.61%) J2EE
10 8 (0.54%) .NET
11 6 (0.41%) Apache Flex
12 5 (0.34%) ODBC
12 5 (0.34%) LAMP
13 4 (0.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 4 (0.27%) Django
13 4 (0.27%) STL
13 4 (0.27%) JSP
14 3 (0.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (6.75%) Clustering
3 66 (4.46%) Blackberry
4 61 (4.12%) Replication
5 56 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 54 (3.65%) Open Source
7 31 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
8 26 (1.76%) iPhone
8 26 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.55%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.49%) EPoS
11 20 (1.35%) PDA
12 18 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.08%) EqualLogic
14 15 (1.01%) PKI
15 14 (0.95%) FMCG
16 12 (0.81%) FlexPod
17 11 (0.74%) Device Driver
17 11 (0.74%) Statistics
18 10 (0.68%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 847 (57.19%) Windows
2 410 (27.68%) Linux
3 351 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 264 (17.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 241 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 150 (10.13%) Windows 7
7 106 (7.16%) UNIX
8 86 (5.81%) Windows 8
9 70 (4.73%) Windows XP
10 67 (4.52%) CentOS
11 55 (3.71%) Solaris
12 41 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 40 (2.70%) Android
13 40 (2.70%) Ubuntu
14 30 (2.03%) Apple iOS
15 28 (1.89%) Windows Vista
16 25 (1.69%) Mac OS X
17 23 (1.55%) Debian
18 19 (1.28%) AIX
19 11 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (15.67%) ITIL
2 182 (12.29%) Load Balancing
3 120 (8.10%) Migration
4 111 (7.49%) Network Design
4 111 (7.49%) Project Management
5 92 (6.21%) Network Monitoring
6 88 (5.94%) Service Management
7 82 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 62 (4.19%) Change Management
9 55 (3.71%) Configuration Management
10 52 (3.51%) DevOps
11 51 (3.44%) Network Management
12 50 (3.38%) E-Commerce
12 50 (3.38%) Time Management
13 47 (3.17%) Service Delivery
14 43 (2.90%) WAN Optimisation
15 42 (2.84%) Problem Management
16 40 (2.70%) Mentoring
17 39 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
18 36 (2.43%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 196 (13.23%) SQL
2 114 (7.70%) PowerShell
3 77 (5.20%) Bash Shell
4 65 (4.39%) Perl
5 53 (3.58%) PHP
6 50 (3.38%) Python
7 44 (2.97%) Java
8 39 (2.63%) C
9 29 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 29 (1.96%) Ruby
10 19 (1.28%) VBScript
11 17 (1.15%) VB
12 16 (1.08%) JavaScript
13 15 (1.01%) C++
13 15 (1.01%) Korn
14 8 (0.54%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.27%) C#
16 3 (0.20%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.20%) Groovy
17 2 (0.14%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 526 (35.52%) Cisco Certification
2 372 (25.12%) CCNP
3 328 (22.15%) CCNA
4 188 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 185 (12.49%) Degree
6 146 (9.86%) MCSE
7 85 (5.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 77 (5.20%) CCIE
9 74 (5.00%) MCP
10 58 (3.92%) Security Cleared
11 47 (3.17%) MCSA
12 44 (2.97%) CCA
12 44 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
13 39 (2.63%) CCSP
14 33 (2.23%) SC Cleared
15 32 (2.16%) MCITP
16 29 (1.96%) VCP4
17 28 (1.89%) CCDP
18 23 (1.55%) CCDA
18 23 (1.55%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (7.43%) SLA
2 38 (2.57%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.62%) QA
4 21 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.95%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.068%) BS25999
System Software
1 524 (35.38%) Active Directory
2 465 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 256 (17.29%) Hyper-V
4 192 (12.96%) vSphere
5 131 (8.85%) XenApp
6 100 (6.75%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (3.31%) XenDesktop
8 47 (3.17%) Terminal Services
9 42 (2.84%) VMware ESX
10 41 (2.77%) Xen
11 35 (2.36%) NFS
12 27 (1.82%) XenServer
13 25 (1.69%) VMware Server
14 19 (1.28%) vCloud
15 17 (1.15%) Firmware
16 13 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
17 12 (0.81%) Openswan
18 11 (0.74%) ISA Server
19 9 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
20 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 103 (6.95%) SCCM
2 100 (6.75%) Nagios
3 72 (4.86%) Backup Exec
4 68 (4.59%) SCOM
5 62 (4.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 52 (3.51%) Puppet
7 40 (2.70%) Cacti
8 37 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
9 34 (2.30%) SCVMM
10 32 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 25 (1.69%) WSUS
12 24 (1.62%) Cisco UCCE
13 22 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
14 20 (1.35%) SCDPM
15 17 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
16 16 (1.08%) Ansible
17 15 (1.01%) collectd
17 15 (1.01%) Cobbler
18 10 (0.68%) Ganglia
18 10 (0.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 867 (58.54%) Cisco
2 651 (43.96%) VMware
3 520 (35.11%) Microsoft
4 305 (20.59%) Citrix
5 280 (18.91%) HP
6 224 (15.12%) Juniper
7 198 (13.37%) CheckPoint
8 144 (9.72%) F5
9 121 (8.17%) Dell
10 91 (6.14%) Riverbed
11 84 (5.67%) Apple
12 82 (5.54%) Red Hat
13 77 (5.20%) Symantec
14 74 (5.00%) Avaya
15 67 (4.52%) SolarWinds
16 66 (4.46%) Oracle
17 58 (3.92%) EMC
18 53 (3.58%) Veeam
19 52 (3.51%) SonicWALL
20 51 (3.44%) NetApp
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