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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 195 182 164
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 28 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.50% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.98% 3.06% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 36
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
941 883 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.79% 16.35% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 763 744 663
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Staffordshire -8 10 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire +3 5 £30,000 +93.54%
Birmingham -9 3 £32,500 +4.83%
Solihull - 3 £34,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £43,750 -
Coventry -16 1 - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
3 30 (58.82%) VMware
4 29 (56.86%) WAN
5 28 (54.90%) LAN
5 28 (54.90%) Cisco
5 28 (54.90%) SAN
6 27 (52.94%) DNS
7 26 (50.98%) Firewall
8 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
9 21 (41.18%) HP
9 21 (41.18%) NetApp
10 20 (39.22%) Citrix
10 20 (39.22%) Linux
10 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (37.25%) IIS
12 18 (35.29%) SQL
12 18 (35.29%) VPN
12 18 (35.29%) vSphere
13 17 (33.33%) Backup Exec
13 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
14 16 (31.37%) Load Balancing
14 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (27.45%) DHCP
16 13 (25.49%) ITIL
16 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (25.49%) CCNA
17 12 (23.53%) Dell
18 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
19 10 (19.61%) Network Design

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 19 (37.25%) IIS
2 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 7 (13.73%) Apache
4 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (9.80%) WordPress
5 5 (9.80%) Moodle
6 3 (5.88%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (5.88%) CMS
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Office
3 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) WAN
2 28 (54.90%) LAN
2 28 (54.90%) SAN
3 27 (52.94%) DNS
4 26 (50.98%) Firewall
5 18 (35.29%) VPN
6 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 14 (27.45%) DHCP
8 9 (17.65%) HTTP
9 8 (15.69%) SMTP
9 8 (15.69%) VoIP
9 8 (15.69%) WLAN
9 8 (15.69%) Wireless
9 8 (15.69%) Network Security
10 7 (13.73%) MPLS
10 7 (13.73%) SSL
11 6 (11.76%) iSCSI
11 6 (11.76%) Internet
11 6 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (11.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (11.76%) Publishing
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Finance
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (13.73%) Administrator
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) Network Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) IT Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.92%) Junior
7 2 (3.92%) DBA
7 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Junior DBA
7 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) LAMP
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Open Source
3 5 (9.80%) Replication
3 5 (9.80%) CLARiiON
4 4 (7.84%) EqualLogic
5 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.76%) UNIX
5 6 (11.76%) HPUX
6 5 (9.80%) Solaris
6 5 (9.80%) AIX
7 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.84%) VMS
7 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.92%) Debian
8 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Load Balancing
2 13 (25.49%) ITIL
3 10 (19.61%) Network Design
4 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (9.80%) Change Control
5 5 (9.80%) Content Management
5 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) B2B
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) Service Management
7 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Network Management
7 3 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.92%) ETL
8 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
3 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
3 7 (13.73%) Perl
4 5 (9.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) CCNA
1 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (17.65%) MCSE
4 5 (9.80%) CCNP
5 4 (7.84%) CCA
5 4 (7.84%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CISSP
6 2 (3.92%) MCSA
6 2 (3.92%) CCIE
6 2 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (3.92%) MCITP
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) MCP
7 1 (1.96%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
1 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (35.29%) vSphere
3 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
5 7 (13.73%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (9.80%) XenApp
6 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
7 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (7.84%) vCloud
7 4 (7.84%) Shibboleth
8 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.92%) Postfix
9 2 (3.92%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 6 (11.76%) WSUS
3 4 (7.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (5.88%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) VMware
2 28 (54.90%) Cisco
3 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
4 21 (41.18%) HP
4 21 (41.18%) NetApp
5 20 (39.22%) Citrix
6 12 (23.53%) Dell
7 9 (17.65%) EMC
7 9 (17.65%) Symantec
8 7 (13.73%) Altiris
9 6 (11.76%) IBM
9 6 (11.76%) SonicWALL
9 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
10 5 (9.80%) Kaspersky
10 5 (9.80%) Sun
10 5 (9.80%) Fujitsu
10 5 (9.80%) WatchGuard
10 5 (9.80%) StorageTek
10 5 (9.80%) Oracle
11 3 (5.88%) Juniper
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