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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 381 437 435
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -2
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 734 627 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.54% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 2.98% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 639 540 500
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%

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
18473 21075 18878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.65% 18.10% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15349 16663 15236
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +72 707 £41,500 -7.77% 83
London +52 310 £50,000 - 27
South East +33 176 £40,000 -9.10% 10
City of London +21 64 £42,000 -26.95% 4
Surrey +33 58 £38,500 -23.00% 2
North West +33 53 £44,125 +35.76% 9
East of England -21 47 £43,500 +8.75% 5
Berkshire +29 45 £42,500 -5.55% 5
South West -3 42 £28,250 -1.73% 4
West Midlands +5 35 £32,500 - 9
Hampshire +31 34 £49,000 +30.66% 2
Hertfordshire +7 32 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Yorkshire +11 29 £40,000 -8.57% 11
Cheshire +26 26 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Reading -1 26 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Manchester +14 22 £29,250 -10.00% 4
Guildford +9 17 £40,000 -17.94% 1
East Midlands +5 17 £30,000 -33.33% 8
Northwich - 16 £80,000 -
Staffordshire +15 15 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Farnborough - 15 £50,000 - 1
Dorset +13 14 £27,000 -15.62% 2
Bournemouth +10 14 £27,000 -15.62% 2
Wiltshire +12 12 £29,250 +19.22% 1
Sheffield +9 12 £40,000 +33.33% 3
South Yorkshire +8 12 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Oxfordshire +6 12 £35,250 -20.35% 1
Scotland +2 12 £22,500 -30.76% 4
Bristol -12 12 £40,000 +48.14% 1
West Yorkshire -1 11 £41,500 -17.00% 5

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 836 (56.26%) Firewall
2 769 (51.75%) Cisco
3 763 (51.35%) Windows
4 655 (44.08%) VMware
5 635 (42.73%) DNS
6 634 (42.66%) VPN
7 599 (40.31%) Active Directory
8 595 (40.04%) WAN
9 578 (38.90%) LAN
10 537 (36.14%) TCP/IP
10 537 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
11 476 (32.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 437 (29.41%) Microsoft
13 434 (29.21%) MS Exchange
14 411 (27.66%) Linux
15 390 (26.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 388 (26.11%) DHCP
17 362 (24.36%) SAN
18 359 (24.16%) CCNA
19 337 (22.68%) BGP
20 331 (22.27%) OSPF
21 313 (21.06%) MPLS
22 311 (20.93%) ITIL
23 308 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
24 305 (20.52%) CCNP
25 297 (19.99%) Exchange Server 2010
26 284 (19.11%) Data Centre
27 268 (18.03%) Citrix
28 261 (17.56%) Hyper-V
29 257 (17.29%) Wireless

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 434 (29.21%) MS Exchange
2 297 (19.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 179 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 118 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 107 (7.20%) Apache
6 90 (6.06%) Lync
7 86 (5.79%) IIS
8 75 (5.05%) SharePoint
9 61 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 57 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 40 (2.69%) nginx
12 38 (2.56%) Tomcat
13 25 (1.68%) OpenStack
14 18 (1.21%) CMS
15 17 (1.14%) Drupal
16 15 (1.01%) SAS
17 14 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
18 11 (0.74%) IBM Notes
19 10 (0.67%) WebLogic
20 9 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 207 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 145 (9.76%) MS Office
3 39 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.067%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 17 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 95 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
1 95 (6.39%) Office 365
2 42 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.35%) Mimecast
5 18 (1.21%) IaaS
6 13 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.87%) SaaS
7 8 (0.54%) PaaS
8 4 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.27%) Symantec.cloud
9 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.20%) Joyent
10 2 (0.13%) Yammer
11 1 (0.067%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.067%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.067%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.067%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 836 (56.26%) Firewall
2 635 (42.73%) DNS
3 634 (42.66%) VPN
4 595 (40.04%) WAN
5 578 (38.90%) LAN
6 537 (36.14%) TCP/IP
7 388 (26.11%) DHCP
8 362 (24.36%) SAN
9 337 (22.68%) BGP
10 331 (22.27%) OSPF
11 313 (21.06%) MPLS
12 257 (17.29%) Wireless
13 248 (16.69%) VoIP
14 204 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
15 177 (11.91%) IPsec
16 163 (10.97%) Wi-Fi
17 153 (10.30%) Network Security
18 145 (9.76%) EIGRP
19 142 (9.56%) HSRP
20 124 (8.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 129 (8.68%) MySQL
3 57 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 50 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 21 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 20 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 18 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (1.08%) Couchbase
10 12 (0.81%) Redis
11 11 (0.74%) Big Data
11 11 (0.74%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.34%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.13%) IDOL
17 1 (0.067%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 33 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 25 (1.68%) Subversion
4 19 (1.28%) JIRA
5 15 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 13 (0.87%) Maven
7 10 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.61%) Hudson
9 5 (0.34%) Ant
10 4 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.27%) Juju
11 2 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.13%) Redmine
11 2 (0.13%) MSI
11 2 (0.13%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.067%) AdminStudio
12 1 (0.067%) JUnit
12 1 (0.067%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.067%) PHPUnit
General
1 192 (12.92%) Finance
2 126 (8.48%) Telecoms
3 65 (4.37%) Legal
4 51 (3.43%) Retail
5 43 (2.89%) Marketing
6 38 (2.56%) Banking
7 36 (2.42%) Advertising
8 30 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.95%) Law
10 27 (1.82%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.62%) Electronics
12 19 (1.28%) Games
13 16 (1.08%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.54%) Japanese Language
15 7 (0.47%) Back Office
16 6 (0.40%) Front Office
17 5 (0.34%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.34%) French Language
18 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 385 (25.91%) Network Engineer
2 163 (10.97%) Analyst
3 154 (10.36%) Administrator
4 151 (10.16%) Support Engineer
5 136 (9.15%) Senior Network Engineer
6 126 (8.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 125 (8.41%) Systems Administrator
8 79 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
9 68 (4.58%) IT Support
10 62 (4.17%) Architect
10 62 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 60 (4.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 58 (3.90%) Network Analyst
13 48 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
13 48 (3.23%) Support Analyst
13 48 (3.23%) Network Support
14 47 (3.16%) Technical Support
15 44 (2.96%) Cisco Engineer
15 44 (2.96%) Linux Administrator
16 43 (2.89%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (4.98%) Web Services
2 53 (3.57%) .NET
3 39 (2.62%) 802.1X
4 37 (2.49%) CSS
5 22 (1.48%) LAMP
6 21 (1.41%) HTML
7 18 (1.21%) JTAPI
7 18 (1.21%) TAPI
8 16 (1.08%) REST
9 14 (0.94%) Ajax
10 13 (0.87%) VXML
10 13 (0.87%) CCXML
11 10 (0.67%) Java EE
11 10 (0.67%) MAPI
11 10 (0.67%) COM
12 7 (0.47%) STL
12 7 (0.47%) XML
12 7 (0.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (0.40%) FreeSWITCH
14 4 (0.27%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 284 (19.11%) Data Centre
2 84 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (4.64%) Blackberry
4 58 (3.90%) Clustering
5 48 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 46 (3.10%) Replication
7 44 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 43 (2.89%) Thin Client
8 43 (2.89%) Fat Client
9 36 (2.42%) EqualLogic
10 33 (2.22%) iPhone
11 29 (1.95%) iPad
12 28 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
13 24 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
14 23 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 23 (1.55%) PKI
15 22 (1.48%) Public Cloud
16 21 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 18 (1.21%) EMC VNX
18 16 (1.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 763 (51.35%) Windows
2 411 (27.66%) Linux
3 390 (26.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 308 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 175 (11.78%) Windows 7
6 159 (10.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (5.79%) UNIX
8 83 (5.59%) Windows 8
9 73 (4.91%) CentOS
10 44 (2.96%) Windows XP
11 43 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (2.76%) Mac OS
13 38 (2.56%) Ubuntu
14 34 (2.29%) Android
15 31 (2.09%) Mac OS X
16 30 (2.02%) Solaris
17 26 (1.75%) Debian
18 19 (1.28%) Fedora
19 16 (1.08%) Windows Vista
20 13 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (20.93%) ITIL
2 162 (10.90%) Load Balancing
3 98 (6.59%) Project Management
4 97 (6.53%) Migration
5 93 (6.26%) Network Management
6 92 (6.19%) Mentoring
7 91 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 85 (5.72%) Network Design
9 81 (5.45%) Configuration Management
10 77 (5.18%) Network Monitoring
11 75 (5.05%) Change Management
12 65 (4.37%) CRM
13 58 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (3.90%) WAN Optimisation
14 53 (3.57%) Information Security
15 52 (3.50%) Service Delivery
15 52 (3.50%) DevOps
16 49 (3.30%) Business Continuity
16 49 (3.30%) E-Commerce
17 48 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (10.36%) SQL
2 130 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 99 (6.66%) Perl
4 97 (6.53%) Bash Shell
5 85 (5.72%) Python
6 53 (3.57%) Java
7 44 (2.96%) PHP
8 39 (2.62%) Ruby
9 29 (1.95%) JavaScript
10 22 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 21 (1.41%) C
12 17 (1.14%) C#
12 17 (1.14%) VB
13 13 (0.87%) C++
14 10 (0.67%) VBScript
15 9 (0.61%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.54%) VBA
17 6 (0.40%) Embedded C
18 2 (0.13%) Tcl
18 2 (0.13%) Ada
Qualifications
1 537 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
2 359 (24.16%) CCNA
3 305 (20.52%) CCNP
4 164 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 114 (7.67%) MCSE
5 114 (7.67%) Degree
6 105 (7.07%) CCIE
7 83 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 76 (5.11%) MCP
9 61 (4.10%) MCSA
10 53 (3.57%) MCITP
11 32 (2.15%) CCSP
12 27 (1.82%) Security Cleared
13 26 (1.75%) CCENT
14 24 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
14 24 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (1.55%) MCTS
16 22 (1.48%) Check Point Certification
17 21 (1.41%) CCIP
18 19 (1.28%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (7.00%) SLA
2 63 (4.24%) PCI DSS
3 42 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.87%) QA
5 12 (0.81%) COBIT
6 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.067%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 599 (40.31%) Active Directory
2 476 (32.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 261 (17.56%) Hyper-V
4 121 (8.14%) vSphere
5 109 (7.34%) XenApp
6 93 (6.26%) VMware ESX
7 84 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (3.16%) Terminal Services
9 43 (2.89%) Xen
10 31 (2.09%) VMware Server
10 31 (2.09%) iptables
11 30 (2.02%) NFS
12 28 (1.88%) XenServer
12 28 (1.88%) XenDesktop
12 28 (1.88%) DFS Replication
13 23 (1.55%) Postfix
14 20 (1.35%) Firmware
15 19 (1.28%) Varnish
15 19 (1.28%) KVM
16 14 (0.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 84 (5.65%) SCCM
2 75 (5.05%) Backup Exec
3 69 (4.64%) Puppet
4 60 (4.04%) Nagios
5 58 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (2.89%) WSUS
7 37 (2.49%) Ansible
8 33 (2.22%) SCOM
9 29 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
10 26 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
11 23 (1.55%) FortiGate
11 23 (1.55%) ZABBIX
12 21 (1.41%) logstash
13 17 (1.14%) Salt
14 16 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
15 12 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
16 10 (0.67%) Cacti
16 10 (0.67%) Icinga
17 9 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
17 9 (0.61%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 769 (51.75%) Cisco
2 655 (44.08%) VMware
3 437 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 268 (18.03%) Citrix
5 226 (15.21%) HP
6 195 (13.12%) Juniper
7 185 (12.45%) CheckPoint
8 152 (10.23%) F5
9 127 (8.55%) Dell
10 89 (5.99%) NetApp
11 86 (5.79%) Oracle
12 78 (5.25%) SolarWinds
13 76 (5.11%) Riverbed
14 74 (4.98%) Symantec
15 67 (4.51%) Red Hat
16 63 (4.24%) Apple
17 53 (3.57%) SonicWALL
18 52 (3.50%) Avaya
18 52 (3.50%) Veeam
19 44 (2.96%) WatchGuard
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: to £110K+ package (to £80K base)
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Intelligent Media
Posted: 3 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38154 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago