The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 161 176 201
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +25
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 74 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 0.79% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 4.94% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64 37 27
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £25,875 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,028 £52,150 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
VLAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
962 809 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.04% 15.93% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 751 704 813
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VLAN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VLAN Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

VLAN Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VLAN
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 25 £40,000 +23.07%
Coventry +20 22 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Dudley - 11 £32,000 -
West Bromwich +8 7 £35,000 -30.00%
Staffordshire -12 6 £40,000 +52.38%
Warwickshire +8 2 - - 1
Herefordshire -11 2 £33,500 +24.07% 3
Worcestershire -6 1 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Stourbridge - 1 £40,000 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 111 (86.72%) Firewall
2 83 (64.84%) Cisco
3 67 (52.34%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (50.78%) LAN
4 65 (50.78%) WAN
5 61 (47.66%) VPN
6 60 (46.88%) CCNA
7 58 (45.31%) Windows
8 50 (39.06%) VMware
9 46 (35.94%) Active Directory
10 40 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 40 (31.25%) VoIP
10 40 (31.25%) Windows Server
11 39 (30.47%) DHCP
11 39 (30.47%) CCNP
12 36 (28.13%) DNS
13 35 (27.34%) MS Excel
14 34 (26.56%) SAN
15 32 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (24.22%) Network Security
16 31 (24.22%) Project Management
16 31 (24.22%) Wireless
17 30 (23.44%) SQL Server
18 27 (21.09%) MS Exchange
18 27 (21.09%) CheckPoint
19 25 (19.53%) TCP/IP
19 25 (19.53%) ITIL
20 23 (17.97%) HP
21 21 (16.41%) SSL
22 20 (15.63%) Hyper-V

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (21.09%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.38%) IIS
3 10 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.03%) Apache
5 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.91%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.78%) Site Server
Applications
1 35 (27.34%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.81%) MS Project
3 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 111 (86.72%) Firewall
2 65 (50.78%) LAN
2 65 (50.78%) WAN
3 61 (47.66%) VPN
4 40 (31.25%) VoIP
5 39 (30.47%) DHCP
6 36 (28.13%) DNS
7 34 (26.56%) SAN
8 31 (24.22%) Network Security
8 31 (24.22%) Wireless
9 25 (19.53%) TCP/IP
10 21 (16.41%) SSL
11 20 (15.63%) MPLS
12 18 (14.06%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (12.50%) BGP
14 14 (10.94%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (10.16%) OSPF
16 12 (9.38%) DSL
17 11 (8.59%) EIGRP
18 10 (7.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Military
4 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (25.78%) Network Engineer
2 32 (25.00%) Analyst
3 21 (16.41%) Network Analyst
4 18 (14.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (13.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (13.28%) Support Engineer
6 15 (11.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) IT Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Consultant
8 10 (7.81%) Lead Network Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) VoIP Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) Telecoms Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) Architect
10 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) IT Support
10 8 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (5.47%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (5.47%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.47%) User Experience
3 6 (4.69%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.91%) Replication
5 3 (2.34%) NHS
5 3 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Photography
6 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (45.31%) Windows
2 40 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (10.16%) Linux
5 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.91%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.91%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.78%) Unix
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) Project Management
2 25 (19.53%) ITIL
3 17 (13.28%) Data Security
4 15 (11.72%) Network Design
5 10 (7.81%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.03%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.47%) Analytics
7 7 (5.47%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (5.47%) Performance Management
8 5 (3.91%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (3.91%) Network Management
8 5 (3.91%) Presales
8 5 (3.91%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.91%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.13%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.13%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.13%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (52.34%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (46.88%) CCNA
3 39 (30.47%) CCNP
4 20 (15.63%) MCSE
4 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (10.16%) CCIE
5 13 (10.16%) CCNP Voice
6 12 (9.38%) MCITP
7 10 (7.81%) CCSA
8 9 (7.03%) CCDA
8 9 (7.03%) MCSA
9 8 (6.25%) CCSE
10 5 (3.91%) MCP
11 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.56%) CCA
12 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.56%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 32 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.03%) XenApp
5 7 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.69%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.91%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.91%) vSphere
8 3 (2.34%) XenServer
9 2 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (11.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (7.03%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.69%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (3.91%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.34%) SCOM
6 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.56%) Nagios
6 2 (1.56%) Opsview
7 1 (0.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 83 (64.84%) Cisco
2 50 (39.06%) VMware
3 40 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 27 (21.09%) CheckPoint
5 23 (17.97%) HP
6 15 (11.72%) Symantec
7 14 (10.94%) Veeam
8 12 (9.38%) SonicWALL
9 10 (7.81%) Citrix
10 9 (7.03%) Brocade
10 9 (7.03%) EMC
10 9 (7.03%) IBM
11 8 (6.25%) Draytek
12 7 (5.47%) Fortinet
12 7 (5.47%) Huawei
12 7 (5.47%) Meraki
12 7 (5.47%) Palo Alto
13 6 (4.69%) Dell
13 6 (4.69%) Kaspersky
13 6 (4.69%) Sophos
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Company Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 46 Days hols + Fantastic bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 14 days ago