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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 186 182 162
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 41 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 3.89% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 22
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,950 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,250 £50,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -6.87%
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
796 771 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.24% 15.60% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 680 685 593
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Staffordshire +1 10 £25,500 +5.15% 1
Warwickshire - 10 - -
Shropshire +5 5 £42,500 +41.66%
Wolverhampton - 4 £52,500 -
Coventry -3 3 £45,000 +56.52%
Birmingham -17 3 £22,500 -35.71% 3
Solihull +11 2 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Worcestershire +1 2 £37,500 -
Herefordshire +7 1 £27,000 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (61.45%) WAN
2 50 (60.24%) Windows
2 50 (60.24%) Firewall
3 46 (55.42%) VMware
3 46 (55.42%) LAN
4 42 (50.60%) Cisco
4 42 (50.60%) Active Directory
5 41 (49.40%) Windows Server
6 39 (46.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (43.37%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
8 33 (39.76%) CCNP
9 32 (38.55%) Wireless
10 31 (37.35%) CCNA
11 29 (34.94%) VPN
11 29 (34.94%) HP
12 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (26.51%) Hyper-V
13 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
14 21 (25.30%) MPLS
15 20 (24.10%) Citrix
16 18 (21.69%) DNS
17 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
17 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (18.07%) SAN
18 15 (18.07%) ADSL
18 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
19 14 (16.87%) Meraki
19 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (16.87%) Network Design

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (12.05%) Site Server
3 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.41%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.20%) CMS
7 1 (1.20%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Mimecast
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.41%) Office 365
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (61.45%) WAN
2 50 (60.24%) Firewall
3 46 (55.42%) LAN
4 32 (38.55%) Wireless
5 29 (34.94%) VPN
6 21 (25.30%) MPLS
7 18 (21.69%) DNS
8 15 (18.07%) ADSL
8 15 (18.07%) SAN
9 10 (12.05%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
11 8 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (8.43%) DHCP
12 7 (8.43%) VoIP
13 6 (7.23%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (7.23%) OSPF
14 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (4.82%) Network Security
15 3 (3.61%) Cisco PIX
15 3 (3.61%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Network Engineer
2 25 (30.12%) Support Engineer
3 19 (22.89%) Analyst
4 16 (19.28%) Network Analyst
5 15 (18.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 14 (16.87%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 14 (16.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (16.87%) Support Analyst
6 14 (16.87%) Technical Support
7 13 (15.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (15.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (15.66%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
7 13 (15.66%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 13 (15.66%) Network Support
8 11 (13.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 11 (13.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
8 11 (13.25%) Network Support Analyst
8 11 (13.25%) Technical Engineer
8 11 (13.25%) Technical Support Engineer
9 10 (12.05%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.05%) Clustering
3 3 (3.61%) Replication
3 3 (3.61%) SecurID
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) CCTV
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (60.24%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Windows Server
3 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.43%) Windows 8
6 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.23%) Linux
7 6 (7.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) Network Design
2 13 (15.66%) Load Balancing
3 11 (13.25%) ITIL
4 10 (12.05%) Server Building
5 7 (8.43%) Network Management
6 6 (7.23%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (6.02%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.82%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (3.61%) Change Management
9 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.61%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.61%) Migration
9 3 (3.61%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (2.41%) Information Security
10 2 (2.41%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (2.41%) SIEM
10 2 (2.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (43.37%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (39.76%) CCNP
3 31 (37.35%) CCNA
4 10 (12.05%) CCDA
4 10 (12.05%) CCDP
5 5 (6.02%) Degree
6 4 (4.82%) CCSA
7 2 (2.41%) CISA
7 2 (2.41%) CISSP
7 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.20%) CEH
8 1 (1.20%) CISMP
8 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.20%) MCSA
8 1 (1.20%) MCSE
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (50.60%) Active Directory
2 39 (46.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (26.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.64%) XenApp
5 6 (7.23%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.61%) vSphere
8 1 (1.20%) Samba
8 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (7.23%) SCCM
3 5 (6.02%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (6.02%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (6.02%) Zenoss
4 3 (3.61%) QRadar
5 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.20%) Nagios
6 1 (1.20%) Opsview
6 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (55.42%) VMware
2 42 (50.60%) Cisco
3 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
4 29 (34.94%) HP
5 20 (24.10%) Citrix
6 14 (16.87%) Juniper
6 14 (16.87%) Meraki
7 12 (14.46%) McAfee
8 10 (12.05%) Avaya
8 10 (12.05%) IBM
9 9 (10.84%) SonicWALL
9 9 (10.84%) WatchGuard
10 8 (9.64%) F5
11 7 (8.43%) CheckPoint
12 5 (6.02%) Sophos
12 5 (6.02%) Symantec
13 3 (3.61%) Aruba
13 3 (3.61%) Kaspersky
13 3 (3.61%) Nokia
13 3 (3.61%) Veeam
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
greywood
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago