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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 186 189 186
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 34 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.89% 2.84% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 25
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,950 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
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
875 917 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.39% 16.75% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 789 745 790
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Staffordshire +10 15 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Birmingham +12 9 £32,500 - 2
Coventry -2 7 £39,500 -7.05% 1
Worcestershire -7 2 £37,500 +21.95% 2
Warwickshire -5 1 £37,500 -14.28% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 61 (68.54%) Firewall
2 52 (58.43%) Windows
3 49 (55.06%) VMware
4 48 (53.93%) Cisco
5 41 (46.07%) VPN
6 38 (42.70%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (40.45%) Active Directory
8 35 (39.33%) LAN
9 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (37.08%) MS Exchange
11 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (34.83%) WAN
12 31 (34.83%) CCNA
12 31 (34.83%) Citrix
13 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
14 29 (32.58%) CCNP
15 26 (29.21%) HP
15 26 (29.21%) DNS
15 26 (29.21%) Hyper-V
16 25 (28.09%) SAN
16 25 (28.09%) MPLS
16 25 (28.09%) Wi-Fi
17 23 (25.84%) Wireless
17 23 (25.84%) SonicWALL
18 22 (24.72%) TCP/IP
19 21 (23.60%) VoIP
20 20 (22.47%) OSPF
21 17 (19.10%) SLA
21 17 (19.10%) XenApp
21 17 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2013

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (37.08%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.49%) Site Server
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.25%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (68.54%) Firewall
2 41 (46.07%) VPN
3 35 (39.33%) LAN
4 31 (34.83%) WAN
5 26 (29.21%) DNS
6 25 (28.09%) SAN
6 25 (28.09%) MPLS
6 25 (28.09%) Wi-Fi
7 23 (25.84%) Wireless
8 22 (24.72%) TCP/IP
9 21 (23.60%) VoIP
10 20 (22.47%) OSPF
11 16 (17.98%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (17.98%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (16.85%) BGP
13 12 (13.48%) DHCP
13 12 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (13.48%) HSRP
14 11 (12.36%) NetScaler
15 10 (11.24%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
3 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Network Engineer
2 19 (21.35%) Analyst
3 16 (17.98%) Administrator
4 13 (14.61%) Network Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Network Administrator
6 9 (10.11%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.87%) Technical Support
8 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Network Support
9 5 (5.62%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Network Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) IT Support
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Technician
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Handset
3 3 (3.37%) Statistics
4 2 (2.25%) Replication
4 2 (2.25%) Clustering
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.12%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 52 (58.43%) Windows
2 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (12.36%) Windows 2000
5 8 (8.99%) Linux
6 7 (7.87%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.74%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.74%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) ITIL
2 11 (12.36%) Service Delivery
3 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
4 7 (7.87%) High Availability
4 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.62%) Network Architecture
5 5 (5.62%) Network Management
5 5 (5.62%) Change Management
5 5 (5.62%) Migration
5 5 (5.62%) Network Design
6 4 (4.49%) Service Management
6 4 (4.49%) Server Building
7 3 (3.37%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.37%) Project Management
8 2 (2.25%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.25%) Time Management
8 2 (2.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.25%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.62%) SQL
3 2 (2.25%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (42.70%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (34.83%) CCNA
3 29 (32.58%) CCNP
4 5 (5.62%) CCDP
5 4 (4.49%) Degree
6 3 (3.37%) CCENT
6 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.37%) MCSE
6 3 (3.37%) MCSA
7 2 (2.25%) MCDST
8 1 (1.12%) MCITP
8 1 (1.12%) VCP5
8 1 (1.12%) MCP
8 1 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (40.45%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (29.21%) Hyper-V
4 17 (19.10%) XenApp
5 10 (11.24%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.62%) vSphere
7 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (7.87%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.74%) SCCM
4 4 (4.49%) Zenoss
4 4 (4.49%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.37%) SCOM
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 49 (55.06%) VMware
2 48 (53.93%) Cisco
3 31 (34.83%) Citrix
4 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
5 26 (29.21%) HP
6 23 (25.84%) SonicWALL
7 13 (14.61%) Sophos
7 13 (14.61%) Symantec
8 11 (12.36%) Kaspersky
9 9 (10.11%) AVG
9 9 (10.11%) WatchGuard
10 8 (8.99%) NetApp
11 6 (6.74%) McAfee
12 5 (5.62%) EMC
13 4 (4.49%) Brocade
13 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
13 4 (4.49%) Mitel
14 3 (3.37%) Veeam
14 3 (3.37%) Siemens
14 3 (3.37%) Avaya
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