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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 194 193 191
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 33 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.78% 1.89% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 24
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,250 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +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
873 847 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.09% 15.80% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 783 710 788
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £55,000 £52,500
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 18 £32,500 +18.18%
Staffordshire +16 8 £32,000 +30.61% 4
Dudley - 4 £29,000 -
Shropshire -10 1 £31,000 -17.33%
Coventry -10 1 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Solihull - 1 £25,000 -
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 58 (69.05%) Firewall
2 52 (61.90%) Windows
3 48 (57.14%) Cisco
4 47 (55.95%) VMware
5 38 (45.24%) DNS
6 36 (42.86%) VPN
6 36 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (39.29%) LAN
9 31 (36.90%) MS Exchange
9 31 (36.90%) TCP/IP
10 30 (35.71%) CCNA
10 30 (35.71%) Active Directory
11 29 (34.52%) WAN
11 29 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (30.95%) Citrix
12 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
13 25 (29.76%) SAN
13 25 (29.76%) Hyper-V
14 23 (27.38%) HP
15 22 (26.19%) Wireless
15 22 (26.19%) VoIP
16 21 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (25.00%) CCNP
16 21 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
17 20 (23.81%) SonicWALL
18 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2008
19 18 (21.43%) OSPF
20 17 (20.24%) MPLS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 31 (36.90%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.76%) IIS
6 2 (2.38%) Lync
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.19%) CMS
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.19%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (69.05%) Firewall
2 38 (45.24%) DNS
3 36 (42.86%) VPN
4 33 (39.29%) LAN
5 31 (36.90%) TCP/IP
6 29 (34.52%) WAN
7 25 (29.76%) SAN
8 22 (26.19%) VoIP
8 22 (26.19%) Wireless
9 21 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (21.43%) OSPF
12 17 (20.24%) MPLS
13 16 (19.05%) DHCP
14 15 (17.86%) BGP
15 14 (16.67%) IP Telephony
16 12 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (14.29%) HSRP
17 11 (13.10%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.38%) Legal
2 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.24%) Analyst
3 12 (14.29%) Administrator
4 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Network Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.33%) Network Administrator
7 6 (7.14%) Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.95%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) IT Support
9 4 (4.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Network Support
9 4 (4.76%) Cisco Support
9 4 (4.76%) Installations Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Handset
3 3 (3.57%) Statistics
4 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.19%) GIS
5 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.19%) iPhone
5 1 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.90%) Windows
2 34 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.10%) Windows 2000
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.71%) Linux
6 6 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.19%) UNIX
9 1 (1.19%) AIX
9 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) ITIL
2 11 (13.10%) Service Delivery
3 10 (11.90%) Network Design
3 10 (11.90%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.52%) High Availability
5 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.95%) Network Architecture
7 4 (4.76%) Migration
7 4 (4.76%) Project Management
8 3 (3.57%) Service Management
8 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.57%) Change Management
8 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.57%) Time Management
8 3 (3.57%) Line Management
9 2 (2.38%) Change Control
9 2 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.38%) Network Management
9 2 (2.38%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (35.71%) CCNA
3 21 (25.00%) CCNP
4 5 (5.95%) CCDP
5 4 (4.76%) MCSE
5 4 (4.76%) Degree
5 4 (4.76%) CCENT
5 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.57%) MCSA
7 2 (2.38%) MCDST
8 1 (1.19%) MCITP
8 1 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.19%) VCP5
8 1 (1.19%) MCP
8 1 (1.19%) MCSD
8 1 (1.19%) CCA
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.19%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 29 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (29.76%) Hyper-V
4 13 (15.48%) XenApp
5 6 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.14%) vSphere
6 1 (1.19%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (9.52%) SCCM
3 6 (7.14%) Nagios
4 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.57%) SCOM
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (57.14%) Cisco
2 47 (55.95%) VMware
3 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 26 (30.95%) Citrix
4 23 (27.38%) HP
5 20 (23.81%) SonicWALL
6 10 (11.90%) Symantec
7 9 (10.71%) Sophos
7 9 (10.71%) AVG
7 9 (10.71%) Kaspersky
8 8 (9.52%) NetApp
9 7 (8.33%) Brocade
9 7 (8.33%) WatchGuard
10 6 (7.14%) EMC
11 4 (4.76%) Apple
11 4 (4.76%) Mitel
12 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.57%) Siemens
12 3 (3.57%) Avaya
12 3 (3.57%) Juniper
Warwickshire
Skilliantech Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago