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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England / West Midlands
Rank 173 182 194
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 40 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.80% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 5.55% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 27
Median salary £36,000 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.28% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £23,300 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £52,350 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%

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
820 739 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.72% 14.48% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 660 641 724
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +2 10 £35,000 +55.55% 3
Staffordshire +1 9 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Coventry +16 8 £45,000 -2.17% 1
West Bromwich +16 8 £35,500 -
Warwickshire +14 2 - -
Herefordshire -25 2 £40,000 +48.14% 2
Dudley - 1 £32,000 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 103 (85.12%) Firewall
2 77 (63.64%) Cisco
3 65 (53.72%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (49.59%) Windows
5 57 (47.11%) LAN
5 57 (47.11%) WAN
6 54 (44.63%) CCNA
7 53 (43.80%) VPN
8 50 (41.32%) VMware
9 48 (39.67%) Active Directory
10 42 (34.71%) Windows Server
11 40 (33.06%) Microsoft
12 39 (32.23%) VoIP
13 38 (31.40%) DNS
14 36 (29.75%) DHCP
15 35 (28.93%) CCNP
15 35 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (28.10%) MS Excel
17 31 (25.62%) SQL Server
18 30 (24.79%) SAN
18 30 (24.79%) Project Management
19 29 (23.97%) MS Exchange
20 27 (22.31%) Wireless
21 24 (19.83%) TCP/IP
21 24 (19.83%) Hyper-V
21 24 (19.83%) Network Security
22 23 (19.01%) ITIL
23 22 (18.18%) HP
24 20 (16.53%) SSL
24 20 (16.53%) 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 29 (23.97%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.92%) IIS
3 9 (7.44%) Apache
4 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.13%) Site Server
6 5 (4.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (28.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.26%) MS Office
3 7 (5.79%) MS Project
4 6 (4.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Office 365
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.13%) Mimecast
4 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (85.12%) Firewall
2 57 (47.11%) LAN
2 57 (47.11%) WAN
3 53 (43.80%) VPN
4 39 (32.23%) VoIP
5 38 (31.40%) DNS
6 36 (29.75%) DHCP
7 30 (24.79%) SAN
8 27 (22.31%) Wireless
9 24 (19.83%) Network Security
9 24 (19.83%) TCP/IP
10 20 (16.53%) SSL
11 19 (15.70%) MPLS
12 16 (13.22%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (10.74%) BGP
13 13 (10.74%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (9.92%) DSL
15 11 (9.09%) OSPF
16 9 (7.44%) EIGRP
16 9 (7.44%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.65%) GIS
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.26%) Finance
3 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Military
4 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (24.79%) Network Engineer
2 28 (23.14%) Analyst
3 21 (17.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 21 (17.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (15.70%) Support Engineer
5 18 (14.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 18 (14.88%) Network Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.44%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 9 (7.44%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Technical Support
6 9 (7.44%) Technical Support Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Cisco Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.96%) Driving Licence
2 6 (4.96%) User Experience
3 4 (3.31%) Replication
4 3 (2.48%) NHS
4 3 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Fintech
5 1 (0.83%) IVR
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Photography
5 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (49.59%) Windows
2 42 (34.71%) Windows Server
3 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.92%) Linux
5 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.13%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.13%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.31%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.83%) Unix
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.79%) Project Management
2 23 (19.01%) ITIL
3 17 (14.05%) Data Security
4 12 (9.92%) Network Design
5 10 (8.26%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (7.44%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.96%) Analytics
8 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (4.96%) Performance Management
8 6 (4.96%) Server Building
9 5 (4.13%) Migration
9 5 (4.13%) Presales
9 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.31%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.31%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.31%) Resource Management
10 4 (3.31%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (53.72%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (44.63%) CCNA
3 35 (28.93%) CCNP
4 19 (15.70%) MCSE
4 19 (15.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (9.92%) CCIE
5 12 (9.92%) CCNP Voice
5 12 (9.92%) MCITP
6 9 (7.44%) CCDA
7 8 (6.61%) MCSA
8 6 (4.96%) CCSA
8 6 (4.96%) CCSE
9 4 (3.31%) MCP
10 2 (1.65%) CCA
10 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.65%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (39.67%) Active Directory
2 35 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (19.83%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.44%) XenApp
5 6 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.96%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.13%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.13%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.48%) vSphere
7 3 (2.48%) XenServer
8 2 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (14.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (7.44%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.31%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.48%) SCOM
5 2 (1.65%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.65%) Nagios
5 2 (1.65%) Opsview
6 1 (0.83%) SCSM
Vendors
1 77 (63.64%) Cisco
2 50 (41.32%) VMware
3 40 (33.06%) Microsoft
4 22 (18.18%) HP
5 20 (16.53%) CheckPoint
6 18 (14.88%) Symantec
7 14 (11.57%) SonicWALL
8 13 (10.74%) Veeam
9 10 (8.26%) Citrix
10 9 (7.44%) Brocade
10 9 (7.44%) EMC
10 9 (7.44%) IBM
10 9 (7.44%) Kaspersky
10 9 (7.44%) Sophos
11 7 (5.79%) Draytek
11 7 (5.79%) Fortinet
11 7 (5.79%) Huawei
11 7 (5.79%) Meraki
11 7 (5.79%) WatchGuard
12 6 (4.96%) Intel Security
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
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Hereford, Herefordshire
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Salary: Up to £30 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £38k - £40k + Company Car + Be
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 per annum
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