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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 176 171 164
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 31 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.61% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 3.54% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 21
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £48,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
788 762 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.69% 17.27% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 699 597 693
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -6 12 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire -5 8 £30,000 -35.13%
Staffordshire +4 5 £26,000 -45.83% 1
Coventry -8 2 £28,750 -50.00%
Solihull - 2 £31,000 - 2
Worcestershire +2 1 - - 1
Warwickshire -6 1 £27,450 -31.37%
Herefordshire -6 1 - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 47 (79.66%) Firewall
2 44 (74.58%) Windows
3 37 (62.71%) DNS
4 34 (57.63%) VMware
5 29 (49.15%) VPN
6 27 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (44.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (44.07%) CCNA
8 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
8 25 (42.37%) WAN
9 24 (40.68%) LAN
9 24 (40.68%) Cisco
9 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
10 23 (38.98%) HP
10 23 (38.98%) TCP/IP
11 22 (37.29%) Citrix
12 19 (32.20%) Hyper-V
13 17 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (27.12%) IIS
15 15 (25.42%) SAN
15 15 (25.42%) ITIL
15 15 (25.42%) DHCP
16 14 (23.73%) SonicWALL
17 13 (22.03%) WatchGuard
17 13 (22.03%) Network Design
17 13 (22.03%) vSphere
17 13 (22.03%) VoIP
17 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
17 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 16 (27.12%) IIS
2 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
3 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (10.17%) CMS
5 6 (10.17%) EPiServer CMS
6 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.69%) Apache
8 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.17%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (79.66%) Firewall
2 37 (62.71%) DNS
3 29 (49.15%) VPN
4 25 (42.37%) WAN
5 24 (40.68%) LAN
6 23 (38.98%) TCP/IP
7 15 (25.42%) DHCP
7 15 (25.42%) SAN
8 13 (22.03%) VoIP
9 12 (20.34%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (18.64%) Network Security
11 9 (15.25%) IPv6
11 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (15.25%) DDNS
11 9 (15.25%) Internet
12 8 (13.56%) MPLS
12 8 (13.56%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (11.86%) Wireless
13 7 (11.86%) IP Telephony
13 7 (11.86%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Network Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Support Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (13.56%) Support Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Network Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Administrator
7 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) IT Administrator
9 4 (6.78%) Network Support
9 4 (6.78%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Systems Support
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Network Security Consultant
11 2 (3.39%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (74.58%) Windows
2 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (44.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.56%) Linux
6 5 (8.47%) VMS
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.69%) UNIX
10 1 (1.69%) Android
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.69%) AIX
10 1 (1.69%) Solaris
10 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) ITIL
2 13 (22.03%) Network Design
3 12 (20.34%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.17%) Supply Chain Management
4 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.47%) Time Management
6 4 (6.78%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) B2B
7 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.08%) Service Management
8 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.39%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.39%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.39%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.69%) Security Architecture
9 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.69%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (44.07%) CCNA
3 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (18.64%) CCNP
4 11 (18.64%) MCSE
5 6 (10.17%) CCA
5 6 (10.17%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (5.08%) Degree
7 2 (3.39%) MCSA
7 2 (3.39%) CCIE
7 2 (3.39%) CISSP
7 2 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.39%) MCITP
8 1 (1.69%) RHCE
8 1 (1.69%) MCP
8 1 (1.69%) MCSD
8 1 (1.69%) CCSP
8 1 (1.69%) CCEA
8 1 (1.69%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.20%) Hyper-V
3 17 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (22.03%) vSphere
5 5 (8.47%) vCloud
5 5 (8.47%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.08%) XenApp
7 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.69%) XenServer
8 1 (1.69%) Postfix
8 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Nagios
2 9 (15.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.69%) Cacti
4 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.69%) SCCM
4 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) VMware
2 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
3 24 (40.68%) Cisco
4 23 (38.98%) HP
5 22 (37.29%) Citrix
6 14 (23.73%) SonicWALL
7 13 (22.03%) WatchGuard
8 9 (15.25%) Brocade
9 7 (11.86%) CheckPoint
9 7 (11.86%) Symantec
9 7 (11.86%) NetApp
9 7 (11.86%) EMC
10 6 (10.17%) EPiServer
10 6 (10.17%) Dell
11 3 (5.08%) Sophos
11 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
11 3 (5.08%) Veeam
12 2 (3.39%) Kaspersky
12 2 (3.39%) Kaseya
12 2 (3.39%) F5
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Britvic
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago