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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 187 184 160
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 26 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.49% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 3.05% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 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 £22,950 £23,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,800 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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
910 886 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.63% 16.03% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 740 766 670
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -8 10 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Worcestershire +6 6 £30,750 +30.85%
Solihull +4 3 £34,500 +11.29%
Birmingham +3 3 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £43,750 -
Coventry -7 1 £42,500 +21.42%
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 51 (83.61%) Windows
2 37 (60.66%) Active Directory
3 36 (59.02%) VMware
4 33 (54.10%) WAN
4 33 (54.10%) SAN
5 32 (52.46%) LAN
5 32 (52.46%) Cisco
6 30 (49.18%) DNS
7 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
8 27 (44.26%) Linux
9 26 (42.62%) Firewall
10 25 (40.98%) IIS
10 25 (40.98%) vSphere
11 24 (39.34%) SQL
11 24 (39.34%) NetApp
12 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (36.07%) Load Balancing
13 22 (36.07%) HP
13 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
14 20 (32.79%) Backup Exec
15 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (31.15%) Citrix
16 18 (29.51%) VPN
17 17 (27.87%) ITIL
18 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
20 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
20 13 (21.31%) HTTP
20 13 (21.31%) DHCP
21 12 (19.67%) EMC

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (40.98%) IIS
2 12 (19.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (14.75%) Apache
3 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (11.48%) Moodle
5 5 (8.20%) EPiServer CMS
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.20%) WordPress
5 5 (8.20%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (8.20%) CMS
6 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.03%) MS Office
3 10 (16.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.20%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) WAN
1 33 (54.10%) SAN
2 32 (52.46%) LAN
3 30 (49.18%) DNS
4 26 (42.62%) Firewall
5 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
6 18 (29.51%) VPN
7 13 (21.31%) HTTP
7 13 (21.31%) DHCP
8 11 (18.03%) SSL
9 10 (16.39%) FTP
9 10 (16.39%) SMTP
9 10 (16.39%) SSH
9 10 (16.39%) MPLS
10 9 (14.75%) Wireless
10 9 (14.75%) VoIP
10 9 (14.75%) NAS
10 9 (14.75%) Network Security
10 9 (14.75%) iSCSI
11 8 (13.11%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (16.39%) Publishing
2 5 (8.20%) Law
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Network Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) IT Administrator
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.28%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) DBA
7 2 (3.28%) Junior
7 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.28%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Junior DBA
7 2 (3.28%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) LAMP
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Open Source
2 8 (13.11%) CLARiiON
3 7 (11.48%) Replication
4 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
5 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.28%) VLE
8 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.64%) Clustering
8 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 51 (83.61%) Windows
2 27 (44.26%) Linux
3 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (14.75%) UNIX
5 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.75%) HPUX
6 8 (13.11%) Solaris
6 8 (13.11%) AIX
7 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
7 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.28%) Debian
8 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.64%) VMS
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Load Balancing
2 17 (27.87%) ITIL
3 10 (16.39%) Network Design
4 9 (14.75%) Change Control
5 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.48%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (11.48%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (9.84%) Network Management
8 5 (8.20%) Supply Chain Management
8 5 (8.20%) Time Management
8 5 (8.20%) Content Management
8 5 (8.20%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.56%) B2B
9 4 (6.56%) Service Management
10 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.28%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.03%) Bash Shell
3 11 (18.03%) Perl
4 7 (11.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) CCNA
1 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.84%) CCNP
3 6 (9.84%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) MCSA
4 2 (3.28%) CCIE
4 2 (3.28%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (3.28%) MCITP
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) CISSP
5 1 (1.64%) CCSP
5 1 (1.64%) MCP
5 1 (1.64%) CCA
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
1 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (60.66%) Active Directory
2 25 (40.98%) vSphere
3 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
5 11 (18.03%) Forefront TMG
6 7 (11.48%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (11.48%) XenDesktop
7 6 (9.84%) Shibboleth
7 6 (9.84%) XenApp
8 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.28%) Terminal Server
9 2 (3.28%) Postfix
9 2 (3.28%) NFS
10 1 (1.64%) vCloud
10 1 (1.64%) XenServer
10 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (32.79%) Backup Exec
2 10 (16.39%) WSUS
3 6 (9.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (8.20%) XenMobile
5 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.64%) Netcool
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) VMware
2 32 (52.46%) Cisco
3 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
4 24 (39.34%) NetApp
5 22 (36.07%) HP
6 19 (31.15%) Citrix
7 12 (19.67%) EMC
8 11 (18.03%) Altiris
9 9 (14.75%) Dell
9 9 (14.75%) IBM
10 8 (13.11%) Sun
10 8 (13.11%) Oracle
10 8 (13.11%) StorageTek
10 8 (13.11%) Symantec
10 8 (13.11%) Fujitsu
11 7 (11.48%) Kaspersky
11 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
12 5 (8.20%) EPiServer
13 3 (4.92%) Tandberg
13 3 (4.92%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 11 days ago