The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 95 87 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 9 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.64% 1.26% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 5.72% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 7
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,900 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £40,100 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
VLAN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
243 297 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.41% 22.03% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 222 266 245
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VLAN
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the Wales region.

VLAN Salary Trend in Wales

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Wales

VLAN
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
South Wales -9 9 £36,000 +10.76%
VLAN
UK

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco
3 20 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (71.43%) HP
3 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (67.86%) CCNP
4 19 (67.86%) VRRP
4 19 (67.86%) HSRP
5 14 (50.00%) ProCurve
5 14 (50.00%) BGP
5 14 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 13 (46.43%) CSS
6 13 (46.43%) RIP
6 13 (46.43%) OSPF
6 13 (46.43%) Wireless
7 8 (28.57%) Dell
8 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (25.00%) VMware
9 6 (21.43%) WatchGuard
9 6 (21.43%) SonicWALL
9 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (21.43%) Perl
9 6 (21.43%) Python
9 6 (21.43%) CCNA
9 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 6 (21.43%) Project Management
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) ITIL
10 5 (17.86%) Validation
10 5 (17.86%) Change Management

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
2 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (67.86%) HSRP
3 19 (67.86%) VRRP
4 14 (50.00%) BGP
4 14 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 13 (46.43%) Wireless
5 13 (46.43%) RIP
5 13 (46.43%) OSPF
6 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (3.57%) WAN
8 1 (3.57%) SNMP
8 1 (3.57%) VPN
8 1 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Welsh Language
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Project Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Lead Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) Validation
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Network Design
3 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Perl
1 6 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (67.86%) CCNP
3 6 (21.43%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) HP
3 14 (50.00%) ProCurve
4 8 (28.57%) Dell
5 7 (25.00%) VMware
6 6 (21.43%) WatchGuard
6 6 (21.43%) SonicWALL
6 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft