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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 179 148 177
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +29
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 25 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.78% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 4.64% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 11
Average salary £30,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,450 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
762 690 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.57% 16.86% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 668 543 671
Average salary £36,875 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 6 March 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 March 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
Shropshire -13 8 £30,500 -18.66%
Staffordshire -5 4 £23,250 -51.56%
Worcestershire -11 3 £15,000 -62.50% 3
Birmingham -12 3 £35,000 -9.67% 4
Coventry -18 2 £27,750 -51.73%
Solihull - 2 £33,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £36,000 - 2
Herefordshire -4 1 - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 43 (76.79%) Firewall
3 39 (69.64%) DNS
4 32 (57.14%) VMware
5 27 (48.21%) VPN
6 24 (42.86%) Cisco
6 24 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (41.07%) CCNA
7 23 (41.07%) HP
7 23 (41.07%) LAN
7 23 (41.07%) WAN
8 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
9 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
10 19 (33.93%) Citrix
11 18 (32.14%) Hyper-V
12 17 (30.36%) DHCP
13 15 (26.79%) MS Exchange
13 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (23.21%) SonicWALL
14 13 (23.21%) IPv6
14 13 (23.21%) SAN
14 13 (23.21%) Nagios
14 13 (23.21%) DDNS
15 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (21.43%) VoIP
15 12 (21.43%) Network Design
15 12 (21.43%) WatchGuard

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 15 (26.79%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.64%) IIS
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.36%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (5.36%) CMS
7 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.36%) IaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (76.79%) Firewall
2 39 (69.64%) DNS
3 27 (48.21%) VPN
4 23 (41.07%) LAN
4 23 (41.07%) WAN
5 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 17 (30.36%) DHCP
7 13 (23.21%) IPv6
7 13 (23.21%) SAN
7 13 (23.21%) DDNS
8 12 (21.43%) VoIP
8 12 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (19.64%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (19.64%) IPv4
9 11 (19.64%) IP Telephony
10 8 (14.29%) OSPF
11 7 (12.50%) BGP
11 7 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (12.50%) Wireless
11 7 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Support Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Support Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (10.71%) Network Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Network Support
7 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco Support
8 4 (7.14%) IT Support
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.29%) Linux
6 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.14%) VMS
7 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.79%) AIX
9 1 (1.79%) Solaris
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.79%) Android
9 1 (1.79%) UNIX
9 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Network Design
2 6 (10.71%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
3 5 (8.93%) Time Management
3 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.36%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (1.79%) Project Management
7 1 (1.79%) Line Management
7 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.79%) High Availability
7 1 (1.79%) Change Control
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.79%) Use Case
7 1 (1.79%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.79%) Perl
2 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (41.07%) CCNA
3 8 (14.29%) CCNP
4 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.93%) MCSE
5 5 (8.93%) CCA
5 5 (8.93%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.57%) VCP4
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.57%) CCENT
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) CCEA
7 1 (1.79%) MCSD
7 1 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.14%) Hyper-V
3 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (19.64%) vSphere
5 5 (8.93%) Terminal Services
6 4 (7.14%) vCloud
7 2 (3.57%) XenApp
7 2 (3.57%) XenServer
8 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Nagios
2 7 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.36%) SCCM
4 2 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.79%) Cacti
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) VMware
2 24 (42.86%) Cisco
3 23 (41.07%) HP
4 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.93%) Citrix
6 13 (23.21%) SonicWALL
7 12 (21.43%) WatchGuard
8 11 (19.64%) Brocade
9 6 (10.71%) Symantec
10 4 (7.14%) NetApp
10 4 (7.14%) Apple
10 4 (7.14%) Dell
11 3 (5.36%) EMC
11 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
11 3 (5.36%) EPiServer
11 3 (5.36%) Veeam
11 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.57%) F5
13 1 (1.79%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.79%) Draytek
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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