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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 377 490 408
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -82
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 739 536 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.91% 2.62% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 639 489 533
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +9.33%

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
18879 20458 20390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.32% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15383 16370 16541
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 3 July 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 July 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
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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 +92 692 £44,750 -0.55% 75
London +54 271 £52,500 +10.52% 28
South East +88 223 £41,500 -12.63% 13
East of England +29 71 £40,000 - 7
Surrey +43 70 £38,500 -18.94% 3
Berkshire +13 61 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Hertfordshire +37 53 £34,500 -15.85% 3
City of London +21 47 £55,000 -5.17% 7
South West +9 38 £32,500 -22.61% 9
West Midlands +8 37 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Hampshire -1 37 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Reading +12 33 £42,500 -5.55% 2
North West +1 31 £34,000 +4.61% 5
Birmingham +9 20 £32,500 +15.04%
Guildford +21 19 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Egham - 18 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -12 16 £40,000 -15.78%
Farnborough - 16 £50,000 - 1
South Wales +5 15 £25,000 -30.55% 1
Wales -7 15 £25,000 -32.88% 1
Bristol -9 15 £40,000 -34.69% 2
Oxfordshire +21 14 £37,500 +22.95% 2
Wiltshire -8 14 £30,500 -49.16% 2
Yorkshire +6 13 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Cardiff -4 13 £36,250 +0.69% 1
Manchester -5 13 £26,000 -20.00% 4
Scotland +3 12 £35,500 +9.23%
Oxford +13 11 £33,000 +8.19% 1
East Midlands +8 11 £21,000 -65.00%
Cheshire - 11 £34,000 -

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 904 (57.40%) Firewall
2 831 (52.76%) Cisco
3 827 (52.51%) Windows
4 698 (44.32%) VMware
5 679 (43.11%) WAN
6 659 (41.84%) VPN
7 649 (41.21%) DNS
8 610 (38.73%) Active Directory
9 588 (37.33%) LAN
10 519 (32.95%) TCP/IP
11 513 (32.57%) Cisco Certification
11 513 (32.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 482 (30.60%) Microsoft
13 475 (30.16%) MS Exchange
14 426 (27.05%) Linux
15 409 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 398 (25.27%) SAN
17 369 (23.43%) DHCP
18 352 (22.35%) MPLS
19 335 (21.27%) CCNA
20 333 (21.14%) BGP
21 332 (21.08%) OSPF
22 325 (20.63%) CCNP
22 325 (20.63%) Data Centre
23 322 (20.44%) Exchange Server 2010
24 312 (19.81%) VoIP
25 308 (19.56%) Citrix
26 296 (18.79%) ITIL
27 290 (18.41%) HP
28 287 (18.22%) Windows Server 2012

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 475 (30.16%) MS Exchange
2 322 (20.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 188 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 114 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 109 (6.92%) Apache
6 108 (6.86%) IIS
7 92 (5.84%) Lync
8 81 (5.14%) SharePoint
9 68 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 64 (4.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 41 (2.60%) OpenStack
12 38 (2.41%) Tomcat
13 26 (1.65%) nginx
14 22 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
15 17 (1.08%) CMS
16 16 (1.02%) JBoss
17 15 (0.95%) Drupal
17 15 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
18 11 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
19 10 (0.63%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 199 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 178 (11.30%) MS Office
3 32 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.44%) MS Project
5 6 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
3 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 102 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (5.59%) Office 365
3 39 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (2.41%) IaaS
4 38 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.14%) Mimecast
6 17 (1.08%) SaaS
7 16 (1.02%) PaaS
8 11 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.63%) Heroku
9 10 (0.63%) Engine Yard
10 7 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.32%) Google Apps
11 5 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.25%) Symantec.cloud
13 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.13%) Yammer
14 2 (0.13%) Datadog
15 1 (0.063%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.063%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 904 (57.40%) Firewall
2 679 (43.11%) WAN
3 659 (41.84%) VPN
4 649 (41.21%) DNS
5 588 (37.33%) LAN
6 519 (32.95%) TCP/IP
7 398 (25.27%) SAN
8 369 (23.43%) DHCP
9 352 (22.35%) MPLS
10 333 (21.14%) BGP
11 332 (21.08%) OSPF
12 312 (19.81%) VoIP
13 277 (17.59%) Wireless
14 217 (13.78%) Cisco ASA
15 200 (12.70%) EIGRP
16 156 (9.90%) Wi-Fi
16 156 (9.90%) IPsec
17 153 (9.71%) Network Security
18 148 (9.40%) HSRP
18 148 (9.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 133 (8.44%) MySQL
3 50 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 35 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 31 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (1.52%) Couchbase
9 23 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 19 (1.21%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (0.83%) Big Data
13 10 (0.63%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.57%) Redis
15 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.44%) MariaDB
17 5 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
17 5 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (2.54%) Subversion
2 37 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 34 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 14 (0.89%) Maven
4 14 (0.89%) JIRA
5 8 (0.51%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.25%) Juju
8 3 (0.19%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.13%) Ant
9 2 (0.13%) Hudson
9 2 (0.13%) Redmine
10 1 (0.063%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.063%) Visual Studio
General
1 204 (12.95%) Finance
2 124 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 65 (4.13%) Legal
4 58 (3.68%) Retail
5 52 (3.30%) Banking
6 48 (3.05%) Advertising
7 39 (2.48%) Marketing
8 38 (2.41%) Manufacturing
9 32 (2.03%) Law
10 29 (1.84%) Electronics
11 23 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.89%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.76%) Back Office
14 7 (0.44%) French Language
15 6 (0.38%) Front Office
16 5 (0.32%) Games
16 5 (0.32%) Japanese Language
17 2 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
17 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 402 (25.52%) Network Engineer
2 174 (11.05%) Analyst
3 170 (10.79%) Support Engineer
4 155 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 142 (9.02%) Senior Network Engineer
6 128 (8.13%) Administrator
7 107 (6.79%) Systems Administrator
8 88 (5.59%) Architect
9 69 (4.38%) Consultant
10 66 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
10 66 (4.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 59 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
12 58 (3.68%) IT Support
13 57 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
14 56 (3.56%) Cisco Engineer
15 55 (3.49%) Support Analyst
16 53 (3.37%) Network Analyst
17 43 (2.73%) Technical Support
18 42 (2.67%) Network Support
18 42 (2.67%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (6.16%) Web Services
2 37 (2.35%) CSS
3 35 (2.22%) .NET
4 32 (2.03%) HTML
5 20 (1.27%) MAPI
5 20 (1.27%) XMPP
6 18 (1.14%) JTAPI
6 18 (1.14%) TAPI
7 16 (1.02%) LAMP
8 15 (0.95%) REST
8 15 (0.95%) MCollective
9 13 (0.83%) CCXML
9 13 (0.83%) Ajax
9 13 (0.83%) VXML
10 8 (0.51%) FreeSWITCH
11 7 (0.44%) Java EE
12 6 (0.38%) Apache Flex
13 5 (0.32%) ISPF
13 5 (0.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 5 (0.32%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 325 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 98 (6.22%) Blackberry
3 97 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (4.95%) Clustering
5 59 (3.75%) Replication
6 45 (2.86%) Thin Client
6 45 (2.86%) Fat Client
7 42 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 41 (2.60%) EqualLogic
9 40 (2.54%) iPhone
9 40 (2.54%) Computer Science
10 35 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
11 28 (1.78%) PKI
12 26 (1.65%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.65%) iPad
12 26 (1.65%) Public Cloud
13 25 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
14 22 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 21 (1.33%) PDA
16 19 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 827 (52.51%) Windows
2 426 (27.05%) Linux
3 409 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 287 (18.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 217 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 180 (11.43%) Windows 7
7 88 (5.59%) Windows 8
8 87 (5.52%) UNIX
9 86 (5.46%) CentOS
10 59 (3.75%) Windows XP
11 49 (3.11%) Ubuntu
11 49 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 44 (2.79%) Android
13 36 (2.29%) Mac OS X
13 36 (2.29%) Solaris
14 29 (1.84%) Apple iOS
15 26 (1.65%) Windows Vista
16 23 (1.46%) Mac OS
17 20 (1.27%) Debian
17 20 (1.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (18.79%) ITIL
2 188 (11.94%) Load Balancing
3 122 (7.75%) Project Management
4 112 (7.11%) Migration
5 108 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 98 (6.22%) Network Design
7 91 (5.78%) Network Monitoring
8 78 (4.95%) Mentoring
9 75 (4.76%) Network Management
10 69 (4.38%) WAN Optimisation
11 63 (4.00%) Service Delivery
12 60 (3.81%) Service Management
12 60 (3.81%) Configuration Management
13 59 (3.75%) Time Management
14 56 (3.56%) CRM
15 55 (3.49%) DevOps
16 51 (3.24%) Change Management
17 49 (3.11%) Business Continuity
18 47 (2.98%) Agile Software Development
18 47 (2.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 189 (12.00%) SQL
2 126 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 91 (5.78%) Bash Shell
4 89 (5.65%) Perl
5 83 (5.27%) Python
6 48 (3.05%) PHP
7 46 (2.92%) Java
8 40 (2.54%) Ruby
9 28 (1.78%) C
10 26 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 23 (1.46%) JavaScript
12 17 (1.08%) VB
13 16 (1.02%) VBScript
13 16 (1.02%) Korn
14 10 (0.63%) C++
15 8 (0.51%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.44%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.38%) C#
17 6 (0.38%) VBA
18 4 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 513 (32.57%) Cisco Certification
2 335 (21.27%) CCNA
3 325 (20.63%) CCNP
4 179 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 132 (8.38%) MCSE
6 130 (8.25%) Degree
7 98 (6.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 93 (5.90%) CCIE
9 70 (4.44%) MCP
10 56 (3.56%) MCSA
11 47 (2.98%) MCITP
12 44 (2.79%) Citrix Certification
13 41 (2.60%) CCA
14 35 (2.22%) CCSP
15 32 (2.03%) Security Cleared
16 31 (1.97%) CCDP
17 29 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (1.52%) CCIP
19 23 (1.46%) MCTS
20 21 (1.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.22%) SLA
2 59 (3.75%) PCI DSS
3 35 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.21%) QA
5 13 (0.83%) COBIT
6 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 610 (38.73%) Active Directory
2 513 (32.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 280 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 152 (9.65%) vSphere
5 136 (8.63%) XenApp
6 100 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
7 83 (5.27%) VMware ESX
8 49 (3.11%) Terminal Services
9 48 (3.05%) XenDesktop
10 44 (2.79%) XenServer
11 36 (2.29%) VMware Server
12 34 (2.16%) Xen
12 34 (2.16%) NFS
13 29 (1.84%) DFS Replication
14 23 (1.46%) Postfix
15 20 (1.27%) Firmware
16 19 (1.21%) KVM
16 19 (1.21%) iptables
17 16 (1.02%) Varnish
17 16 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 115 (7.30%) SCCM
2 87 (5.52%) Nagios
3 73 (4.63%) Backup Exec
4 65 (4.13%) Puppet
5 49 (3.11%) SCOM
6 44 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
7 38 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (2.35%) WSUS
9 35 (2.22%) Ansible
10 25 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
11 23 (1.46%) logstash
12 21 (1.33%) Cacti
13 20 (1.27%) SCVMM
14 19 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
15 17 (1.08%) Cobbler
15 17 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
16 15 (0.95%) Salt
16 15 (0.95%) collectd
17 11 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
17 11 (0.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 831 (52.76%) Cisco
2 698 (44.32%) VMware
3 482 (30.60%) Microsoft
4 308 (19.56%) Citrix
5 290 (18.41%) HP
6 209 (13.27%) Juniper
7 193 (12.25%) CheckPoint
8 145 (9.21%) F5
9 128 (8.13%) Dell
10 103 (6.54%) Oracle
11 101 (6.41%) Riverbed
12 95 (6.03%) NetApp
13 86 (5.46%) Red Hat
14 84 (5.33%) Symantec
15 81 (5.14%) Apple
16 78 (4.95%) Avaya
16 78 (4.95%) SolarWinds
17 59 (3.75%) Veeam
18 54 (3.43%) SonicWALL
19 48 (3.05%) EMC
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ThreePeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago