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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 411 436 390
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -46
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 664 553 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.52% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.22% 2.98% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 576 497 597
Average salary £42,464 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -

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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 2014. 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 +19 621 £42,500 +6.25% 84
London +3 255 £50,000 +17.64% 29
South East +2 156 £38,750 +3.33% 24
City of London +33 81 £57,500 +38.55% 4
East of England +14 63 £40,000 +10.34% 1
South West -14 36 £32,500 -23.52% 7
Berkshire +5 35 £39,500 -10.22% 8
Surrey -7 33 £47,500 +26.66% 7
Yorkshire -30 32 £36,000 -15.29% 4
Hampshire -2 29 £37,500 +33.92% 3
West Midlands -10 27 £31,500 -3.07% 4
North West -20 26 £38,500 +1.31% 11
West Yorkshire -37 25 £43,750 +2.94% 2
East Midlands +15 23 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 23 £37,000 -1.33% 1
Cambridge +6 22 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Leeds -30 22 £50,000 +31.57% 1
East Sussex -18 21 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Brighton -19 21 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Reading +5 20 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Hertfordshire +1 19 £58,750 +89.51% 1
Oxfordshire +13 16 £44,261 +26.46%
Nottinghamshire +7 14 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bristol +6 14 £28,750 -36.11% 2
Kent +8 13 £42,750 +20.42% 2
Wales +5 13 £28,750 -9.44% 4
Nottingham +4 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Manchester -2 13 £34,250 +5.38% 10
Scotland -16 13 £33,000 -34.97% 5
Wiltshire +7 12 £46,000 +32.37% 2

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 693 (57.18%) Windows
2 677 (55.86%) Firewall
3 660 (54.46%) Cisco
4 579 (47.77%) VMware
5 503 (41.50%) VPN
6 456 (37.62%) WAN
7 421 (34.74%) TCP/IP
7 421 (34.74%) Active Directory
8 403 (33.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 398 (32.84%) LAN
10 395 (32.59%) Cisco Certification
11 390 (32.18%) DNS
12 384 (31.68%) Microsoft
13 376 (31.02%) Linux
14 329 (27.15%) SAN
15 320 (26.40%) DHCP
16 310 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 302 (24.92%) MPLS
18 290 (23.93%) MS Exchange
19 261 (21.53%) CCNA
20 259 (21.37%) Wireless
21 250 (20.63%) Citrix
22 234 (19.31%) HP
23 231 (19.06%) VoIP
24 226 (18.65%) BGP
25 223 (18.40%) Degree
26 215 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
27 211 (17.41%) OSPF
28 209 (17.24%) ITIL
29 201 (16.58%) CCNP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 290 (23.93%) MS Exchange
2 164 (13.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 111 (9.16%) IIS
4 98 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 93 (7.67%) SharePoint
6 84 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 61 (5.03%) Apache
8 58 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 46 (3.80%) Lync
10 33 (2.72%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
12 14 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.91%) nginx
15 10 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.74%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.66%) WebLogic
18 7 (0.58%) SAS
19 6 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 184 (15.18%) MS Excel
2 130 (10.73%) MS Office
3 46 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.74%) FastStats
5 6 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) MS Project
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.91%) Movex
2 9 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.33%) AWD
5 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.25%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.083%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.63%) Office 365
2 32 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.49%) SaaS
5 15 (1.24%) Joyent
6 14 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.66%) PaaS
8 8 (0.66%) IaaS
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.25%) Route 53
11 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 677 (55.86%) Firewall
2 503 (41.50%) VPN
3 456 (37.62%) WAN
4 421 (34.74%) TCP/IP
5 398 (32.84%) LAN
6 390 (32.18%) DNS
7 329 (27.15%) SAN
8 320 (26.40%) DHCP
9 302 (24.92%) MPLS
10 259 (21.37%) Wireless
11 231 (19.06%) VoIP
12 226 (18.65%) BGP
13 211 (17.41%) OSPF
14 144 (11.88%) Cisco ASA
15 141 (11.63%) EIGRP
16 138 (11.39%) Network Security
17 137 (11.30%) Internet
18 131 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
19 127 (10.48%) SSL
20 107 (8.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 83 (6.85%) MySQL
3 24 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.50%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.41%) Redis
11 5 (0.41%) Big Data
12 4 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.33%) MS Access
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.17%) DB2
14 2 (0.17%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 17 (1.40%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (1.16%) JIRA
4 12 (0.99%) TeamCity
5 11 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.74%) FogBugz
6 9 (0.74%) Selenium
7 7 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.50%) Subversion
9 5 (0.41%) Maven
9 5 (0.41%) Hudson
10 4 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.083%) MSI
12 1 (0.083%) GCC
General
1 162 (13.37%) Finance
2 146 (12.05%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.14%) Retail
4 35 (2.89%) Banking
5 32 (2.64%) Law
6 25 (2.06%) Marketing
7 23 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.32%) Electronics
9 15 (1.24%) Welsh Language
10 14 (1.16%) Back Office
11 13 (1.07%) Publishing
12 12 (0.99%) Legal
13 11 (0.91%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.83%) Games
15 7 (0.58%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.50%) French Language
16 6 (0.50%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.50%) Advertising
17 4 (0.33%) Billing
17 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 229 (18.89%) Network Engineer
2 137 (11.30%) Analyst
3 130 (10.73%) Support Engineer
4 125 (10.31%) Administrator
5 113 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 104 (8.58%) Systems Administrator
7 84 (6.93%) Architect
8 74 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
9 69 (5.69%) Network Analyst
10 67 (5.53%) Senior Network Engineer
11 63 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
11 63 (5.20%) Consultant
12 54 (4.46%) Support Analyst
13 43 (3.55%) Network Support
14 41 (3.38%) Infrastructure Architect
15 39 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 38 (3.14%) IT Support
17 37 (3.05%) Security Engineer
18 34 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
19 32 (2.64%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.48%) LAMP
2 29 (2.39%) Web Services
3 28 (2.31%) XML
4 25 (2.06%) .NET
5 24 (1.98%) HTML
6 23 (1.90%) CSS
7 18 (1.49%) JSON
8 17 (1.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 17 (1.40%) STL
9 11 (0.91%) YAML
10 9 (0.74%) Middleware
10 9 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (0.41%) Java EE
12 4 (0.33%) MAPI
13 3 (0.25%) HTML5
13 3 (0.25%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.25%) COM
14 2 (0.17%) MSMQ
14 2 (0.17%) POSIX
14 2 (0.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.78%) Replication
3 47 (3.88%) Clustering
4 44 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 40 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 38 (3.14%) Blackberry
7 31 (2.56%) Open Source
8 27 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
9 21 (1.73%) SecurID
10 18 (1.49%) iPhone
11 17 (1.40%) EqualLogic
11 17 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
12 15 (1.24%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.24%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
14 12 (0.99%) CMDB
15 11 (0.91%) Smartphone
16 10 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 10 (0.83%) Firmware
17 9 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 693 (57.18%) Windows
2 376 (31.02%) Linux
3 310 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 215 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 188 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 111 (9.16%) UNIX
7 96 (7.92%) Windows 7
8 62 (5.12%) Solaris
9 46 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (3.71%) CentOS
11 42 (3.47%) Windows 8
12 39 (3.22%) Windows XP
13 35 (2.89%) Ubuntu
14 33 (2.72%) Mac OS
15 30 (2.48%) AIX
16 29 (2.39%) Debian
17 13 (1.07%) VMS
18 12 (0.99%) Mac OS X
19 10 (0.83%) Windows Vista
20 8 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (17.24%) ITIL
2 145 (11.96%) Load Balancing
3 98 (8.09%) Network Design
4 84 (6.93%) Migration
5 83 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 78 (6.44%) Project Management
7 74 (6.11%) Network Management
8 60 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
9 54 (4.46%) E-Commerce
10 48 (3.96%) Service Delivery
10 48 (3.96%) Configuration Management
11 43 (3.55%) Service Management
12 38 (3.14%) Change Management
13 37 (3.05%) Data Protection
14 35 (2.89%) Network Monitoring
15 33 (2.72%) WAN Optimisation
16 32 (2.64%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (2.56%) Problem Management
17 31 (2.56%) Change Control
18 30 (2.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 139 (11.47%) SQL
2 94 (7.76%) Perl
3 86 (7.10%) PowerShell
4 63 (5.20%) Bash Shell
5 61 (5.03%) Java
6 57 (4.70%) PHP
7 51 (4.21%) C
7 51 (4.21%) Python
8 40 (3.30%) C++
9 36 (2.97%) Ruby
10 26 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.49%) JavaScript
12 13 (1.07%) C#
12 13 (1.07%) VB
13 7 (0.58%) PowerHouse
14 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.17%) AWK
15 2 (0.17%) Clojure
16 1 (0.083%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 395 (32.59%) Cisco Certification
2 261 (21.53%) CCNA
3 223 (18.40%) Degree
4 201 (16.58%) CCNP
5 168 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 121 (9.98%) MCSE
7 69 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 56 (4.62%) MCITP
9 41 (3.38%) CCIE
10 38 (3.14%) Security Cleared
11 37 (3.05%) MCSA
12 36 (2.97%) MCP
13 29 (2.39%) SC Cleared
14 22 (1.82%) CCA
14 22 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (1.40%) CCSP
17 16 (1.32%) CCIP
18 13 (1.07%) RHCE
18 13 (1.07%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.51%) SLA
2 38 (3.14%) QA
3 21 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.083%) COBIT
System Software
1 421 (34.74%) Active Directory
2 403 (33.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 195 (16.09%) Hyper-V
4 148 (12.21%) vSphere
5 86 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
6 78 (6.44%) XenApp
7 58 (4.79%) VMware ESX
8 42 (3.47%) Terminal Services
9 40 (3.30%) Xen
9 40 (3.30%) XenDesktop
10 30 (2.48%) NFS
11 17 (1.40%) DFS Replication
12 16 (1.32%) ISA Server
12 16 (1.32%) vCloud
13 14 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
14 13 (1.07%) Postfix
15 10 (0.83%) VMware Server
16 9 (0.74%) Nmap
16 9 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 97 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 45 (3.71%) Nagios
3 38 (3.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 32 (2.64%) Puppet
5 31 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (2.56%) Cacti
6 26 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 22 (1.82%) WSUS
7 22 (1.82%) SCCM
8 18 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
9 16 (1.32%) OpenView
9 16 (1.32%) SCOM
10 15 (1.24%) ZABBIX
10 15 (1.24%) SolarWinds Orion
11 13 (1.07%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.91%) Control-M
13 9 (0.74%) Data Guard
14 8 (0.66%) Netcool
15 7 (0.58%) Nessus
16 6 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 660 (54.46%) Cisco
2 579 (47.77%) VMware
3 384 (31.68%) Microsoft
4 250 (20.63%) Citrix
5 234 (19.31%) HP
6 151 (12.46%) Juniper
7 149 (12.29%) CheckPoint
8 106 (8.75%) F5
9 98 (8.09%) Dell
10 83 (6.85%) NetApp
11 80 (6.60%) Oracle
12 77 (6.35%) Veeam
13 70 (5.78%) Riverbed
14 69 (5.69%) Symantec
15 67 (5.53%) Red Hat
16 62 (5.12%) Avaya
17 57 (4.70%) EMC
18 55 (4.54%) Aruba
19 54 (4.46%) WatchGuard
20 51 (4.21%) SolarWinds
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 dependant on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Plc - London Metropolitan University
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum £38,000 plus bonus, pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Pension, Health plan and Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Cognita Schools
Salary: £22,440 per annum Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + Training / Career progression
Posted: 3 days ago