The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 858 877 861
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs citing VLE 25 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.026% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.061% 0.064% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 26
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £21,375
10% offered a salary of more than £38,436 £37,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VLE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLE within the UK.

VLE Salary Trend in the UK

VLE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLE over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

VLE Salary Histogram in the UK

VLE
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLE within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +30 25 £33,250 +2.30% 9
London +40 15 £37,500 +20.00% 2
South East +9 7 £32,500 +47.72% 3
Berkshire - 6 £32,500 - 1
Ascot - 3 £32,500 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £32,500 -
City of London +41 2 £29,250 -24.02% 2
South West - 2 £31,302 -
Plymouth - 1 £27,605 -
East of England - 1 - - 3
Brighton - 1 £25,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 - - 2
Clevedon - 1 £35,000 -
Greenford - 1 £34,000 -
Devon - 1 £27,605 -
East Sussex - 1 £25,500 -
Essex - 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -

VLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VLE 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 VLE.

1 35 (68.63%) Moodle
2 30 (58.82%) HTML
3 25 (49.02%) CSS
4 20 (39.22%) PHP
5 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
6 18 (35.29%) SQL
7 17 (33.33%) MySQL
7 17 (33.33%) E-Learning
8 12 (23.53%) jQuery
9 11 (21.57%) Linux
10 10 (19.61%) Learning Management System
11 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 9 (17.65%) Lync
11 9 (17.65%) Office 365
11 9 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
11 9 (17.65%) .NET
11 9 (17.65%) SLA
11 9 (17.65%) Cisco
11 9 (17.65%) Finance
12 8 (15.69%) Web Development
12 8 (15.69%) Ajax
12 8 (15.69%) MS Office
12 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
13 7 (13.73%) C#
13 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
13 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
13 7 (13.73%) Zend
13 7 (13.73%) Degree
13 7 (13.73%) SSH

VLE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VLE 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 VLE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (68.63%) Moodle
2 9 (17.65%) Lync
2 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.84%) IIS
5 3 (5.88%) CMS
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Office 365
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) SSH
1 7 (13.73%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (11.76%) FWSM
2 6 (11.76%) Firewall
2 6 (11.76%) SHDSL
2 6 (11.76%) OSPF
2 6 (11.76%) BGP
2 6 (11.76%) LAN
2 6 (11.76%) VoIP
2 6 (11.76%) WAN
2 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 6 (11.76%) SNMP
2 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
2 6 (11.76%) ADSL
3 5 (9.80%) Internet
3 5 (9.80%) Wireless
4 3 (5.88%) VLAN
5 2 (3.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) MySQL
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Publishing
2 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Analyst Programmer
3 7 (13.73%) PHP Programmer
3 7 (13.73%) Programmer
3 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) PHP Analyst Programmer
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Support Technician
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) E-Learning Developer
6 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Support
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) HTML
2 25 (49.02%) CSS
3 12 (23.53%) jQuery
4 9 (17.65%) .NET
5 8 (15.69%) Ajax
5 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
6 7 (13.73%) LAMP
7 6 (11.76%) XML
8 5 (9.80%) Web Services
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.92%) CSS3
11 1 (1.96%) Flash
11 1 (1.96%) XHTML
11 1 (1.96%) JSON
11 1 (1.96%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) E-Learning
2 10 (19.61%) Learning Management System
3 6 (11.76%) CMDB
4 4 (7.84%) Open Source
4 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.84%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.92%) User Experience
6 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.96%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) CentOS
2 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (15.69%) Web Development
3 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
3 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.76%) Content Management
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.84%) MVC
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum
6 4 (7.84%) Web Design
6 4 (7.84%) Pair Programming
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.92%) Line Management
8 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.92%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.96%) DSDM
9 1 (1.96%) OO
9 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) PHP
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 18 (35.29%) SQL
4 7 (13.73%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) CCNA
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.92%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (3.92%) PMP
3 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.96%) XenApp
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Cisco
2 7 (13.73%) Zend
3 6 (11.76%) F5
3 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 6 (11.76%) Juniper
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) Adobe
5 2 (3.92%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) Blackboard
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
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