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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 187 186 152
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -34
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 27 29 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.55% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 3.42% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 39
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £51,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
942 849 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.63% 16.03% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 808 694 674
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Shropshire -6 5 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Birmingham -8 5 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Staffordshire - 5 £37,000 - 1
Solihull - 3 £34,500 -
Warwickshire 0 2 £36,225 -9.43%
Coventry -6 2 £27,000 +17.39% 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 38 (76.00%) Firewall
2 35 (70.00%) Windows
3 28 (56.00%) DNS
4 26 (52.00%) VPN
5 25 (50.00%) Cisco
5 25 (50.00%) WAN
5 25 (50.00%) VMware
6 24 (48.00%) LAN
7 23 (46.00%) Active Directory
8 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
8 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
8 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (42.00%) HP
9 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (42.00%) CCNA
10 20 (40.00%) Citrix
11 16 (32.00%) ITIL
11 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (30.00%) SAN
13 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (26.00%) IIS
14 13 (26.00%) VoIP
14 13 (26.00%) DHCP
15 12 (24.00%) Network Security
15 12 (24.00%) Network Design
15 12 (24.00%) vSphere
16 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
16 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
16 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (20.00%) MCSE

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (26.00%) IIS
2 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.00%) CMS
3 5 (10.00%) EPiServer CMS
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
7 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (76.00%) Firewall
2 28 (56.00%) DNS
3 26 (52.00%) VPN
4 25 (50.00%) WAN
5 24 (48.00%) LAN
6 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
7 15 (30.00%) SAN
8 13 (26.00%) VoIP
8 13 (26.00%) DHCP
9 12 (24.00%) Network Security
10 9 (18.00%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (16.00%) WLAN
11 8 (16.00%) Internet
12 7 (14.00%) MPLS
12 7 (14.00%) Wireless
13 6 (12.00%) SMTP
14 5 (10.00%) DDNS
14 5 (10.00%) IPv6
14 5 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Law
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Administrator
4 7 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) IT Administrator
6 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Systems Support
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Network Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Support Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Server Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Security Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (6.00%) Replication
3 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.00%) Linux
6 5 (10.00%) VMS
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) UNIX
8 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.00%) Android
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.00%) HPUX
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Network Design
3 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.00%) B2B
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
6 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.00%) Time Management
7 2 (4.00%) Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) CCNA
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (20.00%) MCSE
4 9 (18.00%) CCNP
5 5 (10.00%) CCA
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.00%) CISSP
6 2 (4.00%) MCSA
6 2 (4.00%) CCIE
6 2 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.00%) MCITP
6 2 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) MCP
7 1 (2.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
1 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (46.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (24.00%) vSphere
4 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (10.00%) vCloud
6 3 (6.00%) XenApp
6 3 (6.00%) Terminal Server
7 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.00%) Postfix
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (8.00%) Nagios
3 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Cisco
1 25 (50.00%) VMware
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.00%) HP
4 20 (40.00%) Citrix
5 10 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 10 (20.00%) SonicWALL
6 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (14.00%) NetApp
8 6 (12.00%) Symantec
8 6 (12.00%) Dell
8 6 (12.00%) EMC
9 5 (10.00%) Brocade
9 5 (10.00%) EPiServer
10 3 (6.00%) Tandberg
10 3 (6.00%) Avaya
11 2 (4.00%) Juniper
11 2 (4.00%) Sophos
11 2 (4.00%) IBM
11 2 (4.00%) Kaspersky
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