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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 188 174 148
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 31 25 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.51% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.56% 2.94% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 33
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,250 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +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
872 850 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.15% 17.34% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 768 674 730
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £27,500
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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Birmingham +2 10 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire +7 7 £37,000 -22.91% 2
Shropshire 0 6 £29,500 -36.21%
Coventry -3 3 £28,000 +21.73% 2
Solihull - 2 £33,750 -
Worcestershire +8 1 - - 1
Warwickshire -3 1 £27,450 -31.37%
Herefordshire -5 1 - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 48 (81.36%) Firewall
2 42 (71.19%) Windows
3 34 (57.63%) DNS
4 32 (54.24%) VMware
5 30 (50.85%) VPN
6 27 (45.76%) Active Directory
7 26 (44.07%) Cisco
7 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
7 26 (44.07%) WAN
7 26 (44.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (42.37%) LAN
8 25 (42.37%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (40.68%) CCNA
10 22 (37.29%) HP
10 22 (37.29%) Citrix
10 22 (37.29%) TCP/IP
11 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (28.81%) ITIL
13 17 (28.81%) SAN
14 16 (27.12%) IIS
14 16 (27.12%) DHCP
15 14 (23.73%) VoIP
15 14 (23.73%) Hyper-V
15 14 (23.73%) vSphere
16 13 (22.03%) Network Security
17 12 (20.34%) Network Design
17 12 (20.34%) WatchGuard
17 12 (20.34%) MS Exchange
17 12 (20.34%) CCNP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (27.12%) IIS
2 12 (20.34%) MS Exchange
3 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.47%) EPiServer CMS
5 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (8.47%) CMS
6 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.39%) Apache
8 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
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 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.47%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (81.36%) Firewall
2 34 (57.63%) DNS
3 30 (50.85%) VPN
4 26 (44.07%) WAN
5 25 (42.37%) LAN
6 22 (37.29%) TCP/IP
7 17 (28.81%) SAN
8 16 (27.12%) DHCP
9 14 (23.73%) VoIP
10 13 (22.03%) Network Security
11 11 (18.64%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (15.25%) Wireless
12 9 (15.25%) Internet
12 9 (15.25%) MPLS
13 8 (13.56%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (13.56%) WLAN
14 7 (11.86%) OSPF
14 7 (11.86%) BGP
15 6 (10.17%) DDNS
15 6 (10.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) 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 11 (18.64%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (15.25%) Administrator
5 8 (13.56%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.86%) Network Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) IT Administrator
9 4 (6.78%) Systems Support
9 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
10 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Support Specialist
10 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (5.08%) Network Support
10 3 (5.08%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) EqualLogic
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.95%) 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%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.69%) Android
10 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) ITIL
2 12 (20.34%) Network Design
3 11 (18.64%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.47%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.47%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (6.78%) B2B
5 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.78%) Time Management
6 3 (5.08%) Service Management
6 3 (5.08%) Migration
6 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.39%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.39%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.39%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.69%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (40.68%) CCNA
3 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (20.34%) CCNP
4 10 (16.95%) MCSE
5 5 (8.47%) CCA
5 5 (8.47%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (5.08%) Degree
7 2 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.39%) CISSP
7 2 (3.39%) MCSA
7 2 (3.39%) CCIE
7 2 (3.39%) MCITP
8 1 (1.69%) CCSP
8 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.69%) CCENT
8 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) MCP
8 1 (1.69%) RHCE
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 27 (45.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (23.73%) Hyper-V
3 14 (23.73%) vSphere
4 5 (8.47%) vCloud
5 4 (6.78%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.08%) Terminal Server
6 3 (5.08%) XenApp
7 2 (3.39%) Postfix
7 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.69%) XenServer
8 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Backup Exec
2 7 (11.86%) Nagios
3 2 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.69%) Cacti
4 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) VMware
2 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
2 26 (44.07%) Cisco
3 22 (37.29%) HP
3 22 (37.29%) Citrix
4 12 (20.34%) WatchGuard
5 11 (18.64%) SonicWALL
6 9 (15.25%) CheckPoint
7 7 (11.86%) Symantec
7 7 (11.86%) NetApp
8 6 (10.17%) Dell
8 6 (10.17%) EMC
8 6 (10.17%) Brocade
9 5 (8.47%) EPiServer
10 3 (5.08%) Avaya
10 3 (5.08%) Sophos
11 2 (3.39%) Tandberg
11 2 (3.39%) Kaspersky
11 2 (3.39%) Veeam
11 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
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