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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 202 204 183
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 29 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 1.72% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 26
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £24,300 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £42,500 £41,250
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
896 874 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.31% 16.27% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 811 716 804
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,800 £55,000
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 29 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 29 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 +5 12 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Staffordshire +14 11 £31,500 +26.00% 3
Shropshire -4 1 £31,000 -17.33%
Worcestershire -11 1 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Coventry -12 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Warwickshire -17 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Dudley - 1 £29,000 -
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 56 (66.67%) Firewall
2 52 (61.90%) Windows
3 49 (58.33%) Cisco
4 46 (54.76%) VMware
5 35 (41.67%) VPN
5 35 (41.67%) DNS
5 35 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (39.29%) Active Directory
6 33 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (38.10%) MS Exchange
8 31 (36.90%) LAN
9 29 (34.52%) CCNA
10 28 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (32.14%) WAN
12 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
12 26 (30.95%) Citrix
13 25 (29.76%) SAN
14 23 (27.38%) CCNP
14 23 (27.38%) VoIP
14 23 (27.38%) Hyper-V
15 22 (26.19%) HP
15 22 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (26.19%) Wireless
16 19 (22.62%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (22.62%) SonicWALL
17 18 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
17 18 (21.43%) OSPF
18 17 (20.24%) MPLS
18 17 (20.24%) DHCP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 32 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) Lync
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.19%) Site Server
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (66.67%) Firewall
2 35 (41.67%) VPN
2 35 (41.67%) DNS
3 31 (36.90%) LAN
4 28 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 27 (32.14%) WAN
6 25 (29.76%) SAN
7 23 (27.38%) VoIP
8 22 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (26.19%) Wireless
9 19 (22.62%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
10 18 (21.43%) OSPF
11 17 (20.24%) MPLS
11 17 (20.24%) DHCP
12 15 (17.86%) BGP
13 12 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (14.29%) HSRP
13 12 (14.29%) IP Telephony
14 11 (13.10%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.57%) 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%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Network Engineer
2 16 (19.05%) Analyst
3 13 (15.48%) Administrator
4 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Network Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Network Administrator
6 7 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.95%) Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Installations Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Network Support
9 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) IT Support
10 3 (3.57%) Service Desk Technician
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Handset
3 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
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
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.90%) Windows
2 33 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.10%) Windows 2000
5 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.71%) Linux
7 7 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.95%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) ITIL
2 11 (13.10%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.52%) Network Design
3 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 8 (9.52%) High Availability
4 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.95%) Network Architecture
6 4 (4.76%) Change Management
6 4 (4.76%) Project Management
6 4 (4.76%) Service Management
7 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.57%) Migration
7 3 (3.57%) Network Management
7 3 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.57%) Line Management
8 2 (2.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.38%) Change Control
8 2 (2.38%) Fault Management
8 2 (2.38%) Time Management
8 2 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (34.52%) CCNA
3 23 (27.38%) CCNP
4 5 (5.95%) CCDP
5 4 (4.76%) Degree
5 4 (4.76%) CCENT
6 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.57%) MCSE
6 3 (3.57%) MCSA
7 2 (2.38%) MCDST
8 1 (1.19%) MCITP
8 1 (1.19%) VCP5
8 1 (1.19%) MCP
8 1 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (27.38%) Hyper-V
4 14 (16.67%) XenApp
5 7 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 6 (7.14%) vSphere
7 1 (1.19%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (9.52%) SCCM
3 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.57%) SCOM
5 2 (2.38%) Nagios
5 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 49 (58.33%) Cisco
2 46 (54.76%) VMware
3 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 26 (30.95%) Citrix
4 22 (26.19%) HP
5 19 (22.62%) SonicWALL
6 10 (11.90%) Symantec
7 9 (10.71%) Kaspersky
7 9 (10.71%) AVG
7 9 (10.71%) Sophos
8 8 (9.52%) NetApp
9 6 (7.14%) WatchGuard
10 5 (5.95%) Brocade
10 5 (5.95%) EMC
11 4 (4.76%) Apple
11 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.76%) Mitel
12 3 (3.57%) Siemens
12 3 (3.57%) Avaya
12 3 (3.57%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago