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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 164 158 181
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 54 41 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.83% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.97% 5.35% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 17
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £26,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
775 766 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.49% 15.44% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 657 664 730
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +1 22 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Shropshire -18 9 £30,000 -20.00%
Staffordshire - 7 £28,550 - 1
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
Wolverhampton - 5 £36,000 -
Solihull +4 4 £29,500 -21.33%
Worcestershire -5 3 £15,000 -53.84%
Walsall - 2 £32,500 -
Coventry - 2 £27,500 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 63 (75.00%) Firewall
2 55 (65.48%) Windows
3 48 (57.14%) VMware
4 46 (54.76%) Cisco
5 41 (48.81%) DNS
6 37 (44.05%) VPN
7 34 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (38.10%) TCP/IP
9 31 (36.90%) LAN
10 30 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (34.52%) MS Exchange
11 29 (34.52%) CCNA
12 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
13 27 (32.14%) WAN
14 26 (30.95%) VoIP
15 25 (29.76%) Hyper-V
16 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
17 23 (27.38%) HP
17 23 (27.38%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (26.19%) Cisco IOS
18 22 (26.19%) Citrix
19 21 (25.00%) SAN
19 21 (25.00%) Wireless
20 20 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
20 20 (23.81%) SonicWALL
21 19 (22.62%) MPLS
22 17 (20.24%) OSPF
22 17 (20.24%) CCNP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 29 (34.52%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (10.71%) IIS
6 2 (2.38%) Lync
7 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
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 Office
2 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (75.00%) Firewall
2 41 (48.81%) DNS
3 37 (44.05%) VPN
4 32 (38.10%) TCP/IP
5 31 (36.90%) LAN
6 27 (32.14%) WAN
7 26 (30.95%) VoIP
8 23 (27.38%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (26.19%) Cisco IOS
10 21 (25.00%) Wireless
10 21 (25.00%) SAN
11 20 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (22.62%) MPLS
13 17 (20.24%) OSPF
14 15 (17.86%) BGP
15 14 (16.67%) DDNS
15 14 (16.67%) IPv6
15 14 (16.67%) DHCP
15 14 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (15.48%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
3 2 (2.38%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.19%) Back Office
4 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Analyst
1 23 (27.38%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.48%) Support Engineer
2 13 (15.48%) Network Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Support Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (10.71%) Administrator
6 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Network Support
6 6 (7.14%) IT Support
7 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Network Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.95%) Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Statistics
2 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) Handset
3 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) iPhone
4 1 (1.19%) iPad
4 1 (1.19%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 55 (65.48%) Windows
2 30 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (16.67%) Linux
5 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 7 (8.33%) Ubuntu
8 6 (7.14%) Windows 2000
8 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.19%) Android
11 1 (1.19%) AIX
11 1 (1.19%) Solaris
11 1 (1.19%) UNIX
11 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) ITIL
1 14 (16.67%) Network Design
2 11 (13.10%) Service Delivery
3 10 (11.90%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.52%) High Availability
4 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 7 (8.33%) Time Management
6 5 (5.95%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.76%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.57%) Project Management
8 3 (3.57%) Line Management
8 3 (3.57%) Change Control
9 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.38%) Migration
9 2 (2.38%) Fault Management
9 2 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.38%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.19%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.19%) Perl
3 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (34.52%) CCNA
3 17 (20.24%) CCNP
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.95%) Degree
5 5 (5.95%) CCENT
5 5 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.76%) CCDP
6 4 (4.76%) MCSE
7 3 (3.57%) MCSA
8 2 (2.38%) MCDST
9 1 (1.19%) MCITP
9 1 (1.19%) MCP
9 1 (1.19%) MCSD
9 1 (1.19%) CCA
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.19%) CCEA
9 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.19%) VCP5
9 1 (1.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (29.76%) Hyper-V
3 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 7 (8.33%) XenApp
5 5 (5.95%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.95%) vSphere
6 4 (4.76%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.38%) XenServer
8 1 (1.19%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) Nagios
2 6 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (7.14%) SCCM
3 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.19%) Cacti
5 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (57.14%) VMware
2 46 (54.76%) Cisco
3 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (27.38%) HP
5 22 (26.19%) Citrix
6 20 (23.81%) SonicWALL
7 11 (13.10%) Brocade
7 11 (13.10%) WatchGuard
8 8 (9.52%) Symantec
9 7 (8.33%) Sophos
10 6 (7.14%) NetApp
10 6 (7.14%) Kaspersky
10 6 (7.14%) AVG
11 5 (5.95%) Apple
12 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.57%) EMC
12 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.57%) Mitel
13 2 (2.38%) Draytek
13 2 (2.38%) IPFX
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