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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 162 162 188
Rank change year-on-year
0 +26
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 46 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.74% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.68% 4.77% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 10
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,550 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
810 713 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.41% 15.49% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 696 590 718
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -5 12 £34,000 +13.33% 4
Shropshire -13 12 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Staffordshire +3 8 £28,550 -40.52% 2
Solihull -1 5 £34,000 -9.33%
Wolverhampton - 5 £36,000 - 1
Worcestershire -6 3 £15,000 -62.50% 1
Coventry -20 2 £27,500 -52.17%
Dudley - 2 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 55 (75.34%) Firewall
2 49 (67.12%) Windows
3 41 (56.16%) DNS
4 37 (50.68%) VMware
5 36 (49.32%) Cisco
6 31 (42.47%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (41.10%) VPN
7 30 (41.10%) CCNA
8 27 (36.99%) TCP/IP
9 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
10 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (32.88%) LAN
11 24 (32.88%) WAN
11 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (30.14%) VoIP
12 22 (30.14%) HP
12 22 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
13 21 (28.77%) Hyper-V
14 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
15 17 (23.29%) Citrix
15 17 (23.29%) Wireless
15 17 (23.29%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (20.55%) DHCP
16 15 (20.55%) IPv6
16 15 (20.55%) DDNS
17 14 (19.18%) CCNP
17 14 (19.18%) SAN
17 14 (19.18%) IP Telephony
17 14 (19.18%) Network Design

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.07%) IIS
3 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.11%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.11%) CMS
7 2 (2.74%) Lync
8 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Office
2 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.11%) IaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (75.34%) Firewall
2 41 (56.16%) DNS
3 30 (41.10%) VPN
4 27 (36.99%) TCP/IP
5 24 (32.88%) LAN
5 24 (32.88%) WAN
6 22 (30.14%) VoIP
7 17 (23.29%) Wireless
7 17 (23.29%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (20.55%) IPv6
8 15 (20.55%) DDNS
8 15 (20.55%) DHCP
9 14 (19.18%) SAN
9 14 (19.18%) IP Telephony
9 14 (19.18%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (17.81%) IPv4
11 12 (16.44%) MPLS
12 11 (15.07%) OSPF
13 10 (13.70%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (13.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Law
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 2 (2.74%) Advertising
4 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) Analyst
3 15 (20.55%) Support Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) Support Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (12.33%) Administrator
6 8 (10.96%) Network Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Network Support
8 6 (8.22%) Network Administrator
9 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) IT Support
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco Support
10 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Handset
3 2 (2.74%) Statistics
3 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.37%) iPhone
4 1 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 49 (67.12%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.81%) Linux
5 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.96%) Windows 8
7 7 (9.59%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.74%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.37%) Android
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.37%) AIX
11 1 (1.37%) Solaris
11 1 (1.37%) UNIX
11 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Network Design
2 10 (13.70%) ITIL
3 7 (9.59%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.22%) Time Management
4 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.11%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (4.11%) High Availability
7 3 (4.11%) Change Control
7 3 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.74%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.74%) Line Management
8 2 (2.74%) Fault Management
8 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.74%) Migration
8 2 (2.74%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.74%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.37%) Perl
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (42.47%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (41.10%) CCNA
3 14 (19.18%) CCNP
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.85%) CCENT
5 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.11%) MCSE
6 2 (2.74%) MCSA
6 2 (2.74%) MCDST
7 1 (1.37%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) RHCE
7 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) MCSD
7 1 (1.37%) CCA
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.37%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (28.77%) Hyper-V
3 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.85%) Terminal Services
4 5 (6.85%) vSphere
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.74%) XenServer
7 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) Nagios
2 6 (8.22%) SCCM
3 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.37%) Cacti
5 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) VMware
2 36 (49.32%) Cisco
3 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
4 22 (30.14%) HP
5 17 (23.29%) Citrix
6 13 (17.81%) SonicWALL
7 12 (16.44%) Brocade
8 10 (13.70%) WatchGuard
9 5 (6.85%) Apple
10 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.48%) EMC
10 4 (5.48%) NetApp
11 3 (4.11%) Symantec
11 3 (4.11%) Mitel
11 3 (4.11%) EPiServer
11 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.74%) IPFX
12 2 (2.74%) F5
12 2 (2.74%) Draytek
12 2 (2.74%) Sophos
Telford, Shropshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £22,000 - £30,000 + Car Allowance +
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30-£35K
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago