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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 375 463 428
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -35
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 760 555 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.12% 2.69% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 658 494 524
Average salary £42,500 £43,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.57% +9.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +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
18452 20653 19920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.82% 17.62% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15179 16517 16009
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 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 29 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
(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 +102 718 £42,500 -5.55% 81
London +75 302 £51,250 +7.89% 30
South East +90 225 £40,750 -10.43% 13
Surrey +46 69 £37,500 -21.05% 4
East of England -6 56 £40,000 - 4
Berkshire +29 55 £45,000 - 7
City of London +12 55 £53,750 -7.32% 12
Hampshire +25 48 £49,500 +20.00%
South West +8 41 £28,500 -30.48% 3
Hertfordshire +9 40 £36,000 -29.75% 2
North West +14 33 £34,000 +4.61% 15
Reading +22 31 £42,500 +1.19% 4
West Midlands +2 29 £32,500 +4.00% 9
Farnborough - 23 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +18 19 £40,000 -25.92% 4
Guildford +15 19 £65,000 +57.57% 1
Egham - 18 £37,500 -
Manchester +9 16 £26,000 -20.00% 8
Oxfordshire +18 14 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Scotland +10 14 £35,500 +5.18% 2
Wiltshire +3 14 £28,000 -55.20% 1
Bristol -5 13 £40,000 +45.45%
West Yorkshire +14 12 £41,500 -23.14% 1
Cheshire +10 12 £40,000 - 4
East Midlands +8 12 £21,500 -64.16% 2
Birmingham +5 12 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 12 £40,000 -15.78%
Staffordshire +14 11 £31,500 +26.00% 3
Oxford +9 11 £37,500 +22.95% 1
West Sussex +10 10 £42,500 - 1

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 914 (57.52%) Firewall
2 831 (52.30%) Windows
3 827 (52.05%) Cisco
4 711 (44.75%) VMware
5 687 (43.23%) WAN
6 683 (42.98%) VPN
7 656 (41.28%) DNS
8 627 (39.46%) Active Directory
9 606 (38.14%) LAN
10 538 (33.86%) Cisco Certification
11 531 (33.42%) TCP/IP
12 511 (32.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 487 (30.65%) MS Exchange
14 486 (30.59%) Microsoft
15 431 (27.12%) Linux
16 422 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 398 (25.05%) SAN
18 375 (23.60%) DHCP
19 361 (22.72%) CCNA
20 350 (22.03%) MPLS
21 344 (21.65%) BGP
22 337 (21.21%) OSPF
22 337 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
23 328 (20.64%) CCNP
24 326 (20.52%) ITIL
25 323 (20.33%) Data Centre
26 297 (18.69%) VoIP
26 297 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
27 294 (18.50%) Citrix
28 280 (17.62%) HP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 487 (30.65%) MS Exchange
2 337 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 191 (12.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 121 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 107 (6.73%) IIS
6 106 (6.67%) Apache
7 91 (5.73%) Lync
8 70 (4.41%) SharePoint
9 68 (4.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 63 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 36 (2.27%) Tomcat
12 35 (2.20%) OpenStack
13 30 (1.89%) nginx
14 19 (1.20%) CMS
15 18 (1.13%) Drupal
16 15 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
17 14 (0.88%) SAS
18 13 (0.82%) JBoss
19 11 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
20 10 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 215 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 175 (11.01%) MS Office
3 42 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 94 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (5.48%) Office 365
3 39 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.32%) IaaS
5 21 (1.32%) Mimecast
6 14 (0.88%) SaaS
7 10 (0.63%) PaaS
8 7 (0.44%) Heroku
8 7 (0.44%) Engine Yard
8 7 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.31%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.25%) Symantec.cloud
11 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.13%) Yammer
13 1 (0.063%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.063%) HP Helion
13 1 (0.063%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 914 (57.52%) Firewall
2 687 (43.23%) WAN
3 683 (42.98%) VPN
4 656 (41.28%) DNS
5 606 (38.14%) LAN
6 531 (33.42%) TCP/IP
7 398 (25.05%) SAN
8 375 (23.60%) DHCP
9 350 (22.03%) MPLS
10 344 (21.65%) BGP
11 337 (21.21%) OSPF
12 297 (18.69%) VoIP
13 279 (17.56%) Wireless
14 220 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
15 183 (11.52%) EIGRP
16 172 (10.82%) IPsec
17 166 (10.45%) Wi-Fi
18 157 (9.88%) HSRP
19 155 (9.75%) Network Security
20 140 (8.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 130 (8.18%) MySQL
3 52 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (1.95%) MongoDB
6 30 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 27 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 25 (1.57%) Oracle Database
9 20 (1.26%) Couchbase
10 18 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (1.01%) Relational Database
12 12 (0.76%) Big Data
12 12 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.44%) Redis
14 7 (0.44%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.31%) Data Mining
16 3 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
17 2 (0.13%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 38 (2.39%) Subversion
1 38 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 37 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.88%) Maven
4 13 (0.82%) JIRA
5 12 (0.76%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.31%) Hudson
9 4 (0.25%) Juju
10 3 (0.19%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.13%) Redmine
11 2 (0.13%) Ant
12 1 (0.063%) JUnit
12 1 (0.063%) AdminStudio
12 1 (0.063%) Selenium
12 1 (0.063%) PHPUnit
General
1 215 (13.53%) Finance
2 118 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 68 (4.28%) Legal
4 62 (3.90%) Retail
5 50 (3.15%) Banking
6 45 (2.83%) Advertising
7 36 (2.27%) Marketing
8 31 (1.95%) Law
8 31 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.83%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.70%) Electronics
11 18 (1.13%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.82%) Games
13 12 (0.76%) Back Office
14 8 (0.50%) Japanese Language
15 6 (0.38%) Front Office
16 5 (0.31%) French Language
17 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.19%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 406 (25.55%) Network Engineer
2 171 (10.76%) Analyst
3 160 (10.07%) Support Engineer
4 150 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 140 (8.81%) Senior Network Engineer
6 135 (8.50%) Administrator
7 110 (6.92%) Systems Administrator
8 85 (5.35%) Systems Engineer
9 78 (4.91%) Architect
10 66 (4.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 66 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
11 58 (3.65%) IT Support
12 56 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
12 56 (3.52%) Consultant
13 55 (3.46%) Network Analyst
14 52 (3.27%) Support Analyst
15 50 (3.15%) Cisco Engineer
16 48 (3.02%) Technical Support
17 41 (2.58%) Network Support
17 41 (2.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (5.48%) Web Services
2 39 (2.45%) .NET
3 35 (2.20%) CSS
3 35 (2.20%) 802.1X
4 26 (1.64%) HTML
5 18 (1.13%) JTAPI
5 18 (1.13%) TAPI
5 18 (1.13%) REST
6 17 (1.07%) LAMP
7 16 (1.01%) MAPI
8 13 (0.82%) VXML
8 13 (0.82%) Ajax
8 13 (0.82%) XMPP
8 13 (0.82%) CCXML
9 11 (0.69%) MCollective
10 8 (0.50%) FreeSWITCH
11 7 (0.44%) Java EE
12 5 (0.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (0.31%) ISPF
12 5 (0.31%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 323 (20.33%) Data Centre
2 97 (6.10%) Blackberry
3 90 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (4.41%) Clustering
5 60 (3.78%) Replication
6 52 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 46 (2.89%) Thin Client
7 46 (2.89%) Fat Client
8 42 (2.64%) EqualLogic
9 40 (2.52%) iPhone
9 40 (2.52%) Computer Science
10 38 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
11 30 (1.89%) iPad
12 25 (1.57%) PKI
12 25 (1.57%) Client/Server
13 24 (1.51%) Public Cloud
13 24 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 23 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 22 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
16 20 (1.26%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 831 (52.30%) Windows
2 431 (27.12%) Linux
3 422 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 297 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 206 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 187 (11.77%) Windows 7
7 91 (5.73%) UNIX
8 90 (5.66%) Windows 8
9 81 (5.10%) CentOS
10 54 (3.40%) Windows XP
11 44 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (2.58%) Ubuntu
13 40 (2.52%) Android
14 37 (2.33%) Mac OS X
15 35 (2.20%) Solaris
16 32 (2.01%) Mac OS
17 27 (1.70%) Apple iOS
18 23 (1.45%) Windows Vista
18 23 (1.45%) Debian
19 21 (1.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (20.52%) ITIL
2 185 (11.64%) Load Balancing
3 126 (7.93%) Project Management
4 108 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 105 (6.61%) Migration
6 95 (5.98%) Network Design
7 92 (5.79%) Mentoring
8 91 (5.73%) Network Monitoring
9 84 (5.29%) Network Management
10 75 (4.72%) Configuration Management
11 68 (4.28%) WAN Optimisation
12 64 (4.03%) Change Management
13 61 (3.84%) Service Delivery
14 59 (3.71%) CRM
15 57 (3.59%) Service Management
16 55 (3.46%) Time Management
17 54 (3.40%) DevOps
18 53 (3.34%) Business Continuity
19 52 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
20 46 (2.89%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 187 (11.77%) SQL
2 129 (8.12%) PowerShell
3 99 (6.23%) Perl
4 91 (5.73%) Bash Shell
5 90 (5.66%) Python
6 48 (3.02%) Java
7 45 (2.83%) Ruby
8 42 (2.64%) PHP
9 26 (1.64%) C
10 22 (1.38%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.26%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.13%) VB
13 14 (0.88%) VBScript
14 12 (0.76%) Korn
15 11 (0.69%) C++
16 8 (0.50%) Embedded C
16 8 (0.50%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.44%) VBA
18 6 (0.38%) C#
19 4 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 538 (33.86%) Cisco Certification
2 361 (22.72%) CCNA
3 328 (20.64%) CCNP
4 182 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 129 (8.12%) MCSE
6 126 (7.93%) Degree
7 97 (6.10%) CCIE
8 95 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 79 (4.97%) MCP
10 59 (3.71%) MCSA
11 55 (3.46%) MCITP
12 36 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
13 31 (1.95%) CCA
13 31 (1.95%) CCSP
14 30 (1.89%) Security Cleared
15 29 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
16 27 (1.70%) CCDP
16 27 (1.70%) MCTS
17 22 (1.38%) CCIP
18 20 (1.26%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.80%) SLA
2 65 (4.09%) PCI DSS
3 43 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.26%) QA
5 13 (0.82%) COBIT
6 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 627 (39.46%) Active Directory
2 511 (32.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 276 (17.37%) Hyper-V
4 151 (9.50%) vSphere
5 130 (8.18%) XenApp
6 99 (6.23%) VMware ESXi
7 87 (5.48%) VMware ESX
8 50 (3.15%) Terminal Services
9 47 (2.96%) XenDesktop
10 40 (2.52%) XenServer
11 39 (2.45%) Xen
12 36 (2.27%) VMware Server
13 31 (1.95%) DFS Replication
14 29 (1.83%) NFS
15 24 (1.51%) Postfix
16 23 (1.45%) iptables
17 21 (1.32%) Firmware
18 19 (1.20%) Varnish
19 17 (1.07%) KVM
20 14 (0.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 105 (6.61%) SCCM
2 81 (5.10%) Nagios
3 71 (4.47%) Backup Exec
3 71 (4.47%) Puppet
4 52 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (2.83%) Cisco CUCM
6 40 (2.52%) SCOM
6 40 (2.52%) Ansible
7 39 (2.45%) WSUS
8 23 (1.45%) logstash
8 23 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 19 (1.20%) FortiGate
10 18 (1.13%) Salt
11 17 (1.07%) Cisco UCCX
12 16 (1.01%) ZABBIX
13 14 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
14 13 (0.82%) Cacti
14 13 (0.82%) Cobbler
15 11 (0.69%) collectd
15 11 (0.69%) Icinga
Vendors
1 827 (52.05%) Cisco
2 711 (44.75%) VMware
3 486 (30.59%) Microsoft
4 294 (18.50%) Citrix
5 280 (17.62%) HP
6 208 (13.09%) Juniper
7 202 (12.71%) CheckPoint
8 153 (9.63%) F5
9 132 (8.31%) Dell
10 105 (6.61%) Oracle
11 100 (6.29%) Riverbed
12 97 (6.10%) NetApp
13 85 (5.35%) Apple
14 83 (5.22%) SolarWinds
15 81 (5.10%) Symantec
16 80 (5.03%) Red Hat
17 73 (4.59%) Avaya
18 56 (3.52%) Veeam
19 53 (3.34%) SonicWALL
20 52 (3.27%) EMC
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £400 to £520 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per day + + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago