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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England / West Midlands
Rank 178 189 180
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 34 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.86% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 5.90% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 30
Median salary £39,000 £36,250 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.58% +18.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £23,700 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,300 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
754 848 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.95% 14.61% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 626 701 699
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +17 9 £46,500 +55.00% 2
Coventry +14 8 £45,500 +3.40% 1
Staffordshire +5 7 £35,000 +38.61%
Shropshire -6 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Herefordshire -28 2 £40,000 +48.14% 3
Warwickshire +22 1 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £38,000 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 90 (84.11%) Firewall
2 76 (71.03%) Cisco
3 64 (59.81%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (53.27%) WAN
5 50 (46.73%) LAN
6 49 (45.79%) Windows
6 49 (45.79%) CCNA
7 45 (42.06%) VPN
7 45 (42.06%) VMware
8 40 (37.38%) Windows Server
9 39 (36.45%) VoIP
10 37 (34.58%) DNS
11 35 (32.71%) DHCP
12 34 (31.78%) CCNP
12 34 (31.78%) Active Directory
13 33 (30.84%) Wireless
14 30 (28.04%) Microsoft
15 27 (25.23%) Project Management
16 26 (24.30%) MPLS
16 26 (24.30%) MS Excel
17 25 (23.36%) SAN
17 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (19.63%) Hyper-V
18 21 (19.63%) ITIL
19 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
19 20 (18.69%) Cisco ASA
20 18 (16.82%) Network Security
21 17 (15.89%) BGP
22 16 (14.95%) OSPF
22 16 (14.95%) CheckPoint

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 14 (13.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.48%) IIS
3 5 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (4.67%) Site Server
3 5 (4.67%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.80%) Apache
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (24.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.35%) MS Office
3 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Office 365
2 5 (4.67%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (84.11%) Firewall
2 57 (53.27%) WAN
3 50 (46.73%) LAN
4 45 (42.06%) VPN
5 39 (36.45%) VoIP
6 37 (34.58%) DNS
7 35 (32.71%) DHCP
8 33 (30.84%) Wireless
9 26 (24.30%) MPLS
10 25 (23.36%) SAN
11 20 (18.69%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (16.82%) Network Security
13 17 (15.89%) BGP
14 16 (14.95%) OSPF
14 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
15 13 (12.15%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (12.15%) SNMP
16 12 (11.21%) DSL
16 12 (11.21%) SSL
17 11 (10.28%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.87%) GIS
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.35%) Finance
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (31.78%) Network Engineer
2 21 (19.63%) Analyst
3 17 (15.89%) Network Analyst
4 10 (9.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (9.35%) Architect
5 9 (8.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Network Architect
7 6 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.80%) Handset
3 3 (2.80%) NHS
3 3 (2.80%) User Experience
3 3 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.87%) IVR
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.93%) Fintech
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 49 (45.79%) Windows
2 40 (37.38%) Windows Server
3 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (11.21%) Linux
5 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.54%) Unix
6 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.61%) VyOS
8 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.93%) Android
9 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) Project Management
2 21 (19.63%) ITIL
3 13 (12.15%) Service Delivery
4 11 (10.28%) Data Security
5 9 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (6.54%) Network Design
6 7 (6.54%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.61%) Migration
7 6 (5.61%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (5.61%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.67%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.67%) Presales
8 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.67%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.67%) Server Building
9 4 (3.74%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.74%) Resource Management
9 4 (3.74%) Service Management
9 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.93%) Python
1 1 (0.93%) SQL
1 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (59.81%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (45.79%) CCNA
3 34 (31.78%) CCNP
4 14 (13.08%) MCSE
4 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (10.28%) MCITP
6 9 (8.41%) CCDA
6 9 (8.41%) CCIE
6 9 (8.41%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (3.74%) CCSE
8 3 (2.80%) CCSA
8 3 (2.80%) CISSP
8 3 (2.80%) ISSAP
8 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.80%) MCSA
9 2 (1.87%) CCDP
9 2 (1.87%) CCSP
9 2 (1.87%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.93%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (31.78%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (19.63%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.61%) XenApp
4 6 (5.61%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.67%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.80%) pfSense
6 3 (2.80%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.80%) XenServer
7 2 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.87%) vSphere
8 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Nagios
1 8 (7.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.80%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.87%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.87%) Opsview
3 2 (1.87%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) QRadar
Vendors
1 76 (71.03%) Cisco
2 45 (42.06%) VMware
3 30 (28.04%) Microsoft
4 16 (14.95%) CheckPoint
5 15 (14.02%) SonicWALL
6 14 (13.08%) HP
7 9 (8.41%) Brocade
8 8 (7.48%) Aruba
8 8 (7.48%) Fortinet
8 8 (7.48%) Symantec
9 7 (6.54%) Citrix
9 7 (6.54%) Draytek
9 7 (6.54%) Huawei
9 7 (6.54%) Meraki
9 7 (6.54%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.61%) Intel Security
10 6 (5.61%) Mitel
10 6 (5.61%) ProCurve
10 6 (5.61%) Ubiquiti
10 6 (5.61%) WatchGuard
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago