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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 153 170 185
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 57 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.74% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.53% 4.88% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 18
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
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
757 800 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.35% 15.16% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 650 691 730
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 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
(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 +1 28 £32,500 +12.06% 7
Shropshire -12 8 £30,000 -20.00%
Staffordshire +15 7 £31,500 +28.57% 1
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
Solihull +10 4 £29,500 -21.33%
Wolverhampton - 4 £36,000 -
Worcestershire -5 2 £15,000 -53.84%
Walsall - 2 £32,500 -
Coventry - 1 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 59 (71.95%) Firewall
2 55 (67.07%) Windows
3 50 (60.98%) VMware
4 44 (53.66%) Cisco
5 37 (45.12%) DNS
6 34 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (40.24%) VPN
8 32 (39.02%) MS Exchange
9 30 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (35.37%) LAN
10 29 (35.37%) Active Directory
11 28 (34.15%) CCNA
11 28 (34.15%) TCP/IP
11 28 (34.15%) Hyper-V
12 26 (31.71%) WAN
12 26 (31.71%) Citrix
12 26 (31.71%) SAN
13 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
14 23 (28.05%) HP
14 23 (28.05%) VoIP
14 23 (28.05%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (26.83%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (24.39%) SonicWALL
16 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (24.39%) Wireless
17 19 (23.17%) MPLS
17 19 (23.17%) CCNP
18 18 (21.95%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 32 (39.02%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (7.32%) IIS
6 2 (2.44%) Lync
7 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.22%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (71.95%) Firewall
2 37 (45.12%) DNS
3 33 (40.24%) VPN
4 29 (35.37%) LAN
5 28 (34.15%) TCP/IP
6 26 (31.71%) WAN
6 26 (31.71%) SAN
7 23 (28.05%) VoIP
7 23 (28.05%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (26.83%) Cisco IOS
9 20 (24.39%) Wireless
10 19 (23.17%) MPLS
11 18 (21.95%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (19.51%) OSPF
12 16 (19.51%) DHCP
13 13 (15.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (15.85%) BGP
14 12 (14.63%) HSRP
14 12 (14.63%) IP Telephony
15 11 (13.41%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.44%) Legal
2 2 (2.44%) Advertising
2 2 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Network Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Analyst
3 13 (15.85%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Administrator
5 10 (12.20%) Network Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.54%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.54%) Network Administrator
8 6 (7.32%) Network Support
8 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Architect
8 6 (7.32%) IT Support
9 5 (6.10%) Network Architect
9 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Statistics
3 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Handset
4 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 55 (67.07%) Windows
2 34 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.20%) Linux
5 10 (12.20%) Windows 2000
6 8 (9.76%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.32%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.22%) CentOS
9 1 (1.22%) UNIX
9 1 (1.22%) AIX
9 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 11 (13.41%) Network Design
2 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
3 10 (12.20%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.76%) High Availability
5 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.10%) Network Architecture
7 4 (4.88%) Migration
7 4 (4.88%) Time Management
8 3 (3.66%) Change Control
8 3 (3.66%) Line Management
8 3 (3.66%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.66%) Project Management
8 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.44%) Service Management
9 2 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.44%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.44%) Fault Management
9 2 (2.44%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.22%) Perl
3 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (34.15%) CCNA
3 19 (23.17%) CCNP
4 5 (6.10%) CCENT
4 5 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.10%) Degree
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.10%) CCDP
5 4 (4.88%) MCSE
6 3 (3.66%) MCSA
7 2 (2.44%) MCDST
8 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) MCITP
8 1 (1.22%) VCP5
8 1 (1.22%) MCP
8 1 (1.22%) MCSD
8 1 (1.22%) CCA
8 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.22%) CCEA
8 1 (1.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (35.37%) Active Directory
3 28 (34.15%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.41%) XenApp
5 7 (8.54%) vSphere
6 6 (7.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.44%) XenServer
8 1 (1.22%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Nagios
1 8 (9.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (9.76%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (1.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 50 (60.98%) VMware
2 44 (53.66%) Cisco
3 26 (31.71%) Citrix
4 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 23 (28.05%) HP
6 20 (24.39%) SonicWALL
7 10 (12.20%) Symantec
8 9 (10.98%) Sophos
9 8 (9.76%) NetApp
9 8 (9.76%) AVG
9 8 (9.76%) WatchGuard
9 8 (9.76%) Brocade
9 8 (9.76%) Kaspersky
10 6 (7.32%) EMC
11 5 (6.10%) Apple
12 3 (3.66%) Mitel
12 3 (3.66%) CA
13 2 (2.44%) Avaya
13 2 (2.44%) Juniper
13 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
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Staffordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago