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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 190 186 162
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 28 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.54% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 3.29% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 36
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £37,143
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £51,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.70%
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
959 851 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.71% 16.28% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 828 691 723
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Birmingham -12 8 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Shropshire -5 5 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Staffordshire - 5 £48,000 - 2
Coventry -7 2 £27,000 +17.39% 2
Solihull - 2 £33,750 -
Warwickshire 0 1 £27,450 -31.37%
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 41 (77.36%) Firewall
2 36 (67.92%) Windows
3 29 (54.72%) DNS
4 28 (52.83%) VPN
5 27 (50.94%) VMware
6 26 (49.06%) LAN
6 26 (49.06%) WAN
7 25 (47.17%) Cisco
8 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
8 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
9 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (41.51%) TCP/IP
10 22 (41.51%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (41.51%) CCNA
11 21 (39.62%) HP
12 20 (37.74%) Citrix
13 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (30.19%) ITIL
15 15 (28.30%) SAN
16 14 (26.42%) IIS
16 14 (26.42%) VoIP
17 13 (24.53%) DHCP
17 13 (24.53%) Network Security
18 12 (22.64%) Network Design
18 12 (22.64%) vSphere
19 11 (20.75%) Load Balancing
19 11 (20.75%) WatchGuard
19 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
19 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (26.42%) IIS
2 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.43%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (9.43%) CMS
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (9.43%) EPiServer CMS
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.77%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (9.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (77.36%) Firewall
2 29 (54.72%) DNS
3 28 (52.83%) VPN
4 26 (49.06%) LAN
4 26 (49.06%) WAN
5 22 (41.51%) TCP/IP
6 15 (28.30%) SAN
7 14 (26.42%) VoIP
8 13 (24.53%) DHCP
8 13 (24.53%) Network Security
9 9 (16.98%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (16.98%) Internet
10 8 (15.09%) WLAN
10 8 (15.09%) Wireless
11 7 (13.21%) MPLS
12 6 (11.32%) OSPF
12 6 (11.32%) BGP
12 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (11.32%) SMTP
13 5 (9.43%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Law
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (11.32%) Network Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) IT Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Support
7 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Data Centre Technician
9 2 (3.77%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) EqualLogic
3 3 (5.66%) Replication
3 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (15.09%) Linux
6 5 (9.43%) VMS
7 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.89%) Android
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Network Design
3 11 (20.75%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.43%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (7.55%) B2B
6 3 (5.66%) Service Management
6 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.66%) Time Management
6 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) CCNA
1 22 (41.51%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (18.87%) CCNP
3 10 (18.87%) MCSE
4 5 (9.43%) CCA
4 5 (9.43%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.77%) CISSP
5 2 (3.77%) MCSA
5 2 (3.77%) CCIE
5 2 (3.77%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.77%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (22.64%) vSphere
4 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.43%) vCloud
6 3 (5.66%) XenApp
6 3 (5.66%) Terminal Server
6 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.77%) Postfix
8 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Backup Exec
2 5 (9.43%) Nagios
3 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) VMware
2 25 (47.17%) Cisco
3 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
4 21 (39.62%) HP
5 20 (37.74%) Citrix
6 11 (20.75%) WatchGuard
7 10 (18.87%) SonicWALL
8 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
9 7 (13.21%) NetApp
10 6 (11.32%) Symantec
10 6 (11.32%) Dell
10 6 (11.32%) EMC
11 5 (9.43%) Brocade
11 5 (9.43%) EPiServer
12 3 (5.66%) Tandberg
12 3 (5.66%) Avaya
13 2 (3.77%) Sophos
13 2 (3.77%) Kaspersky
13 2 (3.77%) Veeam
13 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
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