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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 186 182 161
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 25 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.51% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 3.18% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 33
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,250 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
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
893 881 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.62% 15.96% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 725 761 686
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 -6 10 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Worcestershire +5 6 £30,750 +30.85% 1
Solihull -2 3 £34,500 +11.29%
Birmingham -6 3 £32,500 +18.18%
Warwickshire - 2 £43,750 -
Coventry -3 1 £42,500 +21.42%
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (84.62%) Windows
2 41 (63.08%) Active Directory
3 36 (55.38%) VMware
4 33 (50.77%) Cisco
4 33 (50.77%) WAN
4 33 (50.77%) DNS
5 32 (49.23%) LAN
5 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
5 32 (49.23%) Linux
5 32 (49.23%) SAN
6 29 (44.62%) IIS
7 28 (43.08%) SQL
7 28 (43.08%) vSphere
8 26 (40.00%) Load Balancing
9 25 (38.46%) Firewall
10 23 (35.38%) NetApp
10 23 (35.38%) TCP/IP
10 23 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (35.38%) Backup Exec
11 21 (32.31%) HP
12 20 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (27.69%) Citrix
14 17 (26.15%) VPN
14 17 (26.15%) HTTP
14 17 (26.15%) ITIL
14 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
14 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
16 15 (23.08%) Altiris
16 15 (23.08%) Bash Shell

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (44.62%) IIS
2 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (16.92%) Apache
4 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (13.85%) Moodle
4 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.69%) EPiServer CMS
6 5 (7.69%) WordPress
6 5 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (7.69%) CMS
7 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.08%) MS Office
3 14 (21.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (3.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.77%) WAN
1 33 (50.77%) DNS
2 32 (49.23%) LAN
2 32 (49.23%) SAN
3 25 (38.46%) Firewall
4 23 (35.38%) TCP/IP
5 17 (26.15%) VPN
5 17 (26.15%) HTTP
6 15 (23.08%) SSL
7 14 (21.54%) SSH
8 13 (20.00%) DHCP
9 10 (15.38%) SMTP
9 10 (15.38%) FTP
9 10 (15.38%) MPLS
10 9 (13.85%) Wireless
10 9 (13.85%) VoIP
10 9 (13.85%) NAS
10 9 (13.85%) Network Security
10 9 (13.85%) iSCSI
11 8 (12.31%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (21.54%) Publishing
2 5 (7.69%) Law
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Finance
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Network Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.23%) Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) IT Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.08%) Support Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) DBA
8 2 (3.08%) Junior
8 2 (3.08%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Data Centre Technician
8 2 (3.08%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) LAMP
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Open Source
2 8 (12.31%) CLARiiON
3 7 (10.77%) Replication
4 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
5 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.15%) VLE
6 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (84.62%) Windows
2 32 (49.23%) Linux
3 23 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.85%) UNIX
5 9 (13.85%) HPUX
6 8 (12.31%) Solaris
6 8 (12.31%) AIX
6 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.62%) Debian
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Fedora
10 1 (1.54%) CentOS
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 17 (26.15%) ITIL
3 13 (20.00%) Change Control
4 10 (15.38%) Network Design
5 9 (13.85%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.77%) Time Management
7 7 (10.77%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (9.23%) Network Management
9 5 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
9 5 (7.69%) Content Management
9 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.15%) B2B
10 4 (6.15%) Service Management
11 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
12 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
12 2 (3.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) SQL
2 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
3 15 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 15 (23.08%) Perl
4 9 (13.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) CCNA
1 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) CCNP
3 5 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (3.08%) MCSA
4 2 (3.08%) CCIE
4 2 (3.08%) CISSP
4 2 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (3.08%) MCITP
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
1 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (63.08%) Active Directory
2 28 (43.08%) vSphere
3 20 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (23.08%) Forefront TMG
5 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
6 8 (12.31%) Shibboleth
7 7 (10.77%) XenDesktop
7 7 (10.77%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (9.23%) XenApp
9 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
10 2 (3.08%) Terminal Server
10 2 (3.08%) Postfix
10 2 (3.08%) NFS
11 1 (1.54%) XenServer
11 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
11 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (35.38%) Backup Exec
2 14 (21.54%) WSUS
3 6 (9.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (7.69%) XenMobile
5 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.54%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.54%) Netcool
Vendors
1 36 (55.38%) VMware
2 33 (50.77%) Cisco
3 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
4 23 (35.38%) NetApp
5 21 (32.31%) HP
6 18 (27.69%) Citrix
7 15 (23.08%) Altiris
8 12 (18.46%) EMC
9 9 (13.85%) IBM
10 8 (12.31%) Sun
10 8 (12.31%) Oracle
10 8 (12.31%) Dell
10 8 (12.31%) StorageTek
10 8 (12.31%) Fujitsu
11 7 (10.77%) Kaspersky
11 7 (10.77%) CheckPoint
11 7 (10.77%) Symantec
12 5 (7.69%) EPiServer
13 3 (4.62%) Tandberg
13 3 (4.62%) Juniper
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 6 days ago