The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 160 189 177
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 41 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.29% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 1.77% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 39 10 14
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £23,450 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,309
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.20%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
752 849 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.17% 16.67% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 644 718 557
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VLAN
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +18 17 £37,500 +15.38%
Birmingham +4 8 £29,500 -50.83% 1
Worcestershire +5 2 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Solihull - 2 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £28,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
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England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 50 (71.43%) Windows
2 49 (70.00%) WAN
3 48 (68.57%) LAN
4 44 (62.86%) Cisco
5 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
5 34 (48.57%) Linux
6 31 (44.29%) DNS
7 30 (42.86%) SQL
7 30 (42.86%) Firewall
8 29 (41.43%) VMware
9 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 24 (34.29%) SAN
10 24 (34.29%) Load Balancing
11 21 (30.00%) vSphere
11 21 (30.00%) Change Control
12 20 (28.57%) Backup Exec
13 19 (27.14%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (27.14%) NetApp
13 19 (27.14%) IIS
14 18 (25.71%) SSL
15 17 (24.29%) HTTP
15 17 (24.29%) Perl
15 17 (24.29%) Altiris
15 17 (24.29%) Forefront TMG
15 17 (24.29%) Bash Shell
15 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
16 16 (22.86%) WSUS
16 16 (22.86%) Publishing
16 16 (22.86%) MPLS
16 16 (22.86%) MS Excel

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (27.14%) IIS
2 15 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 11 (15.71%) Apache
4 11 (15.71%) Moodle
5 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.71%) WordPress
7 2 (2.86%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (2.86%) CMS
7 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 14 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) IaaS
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (70.00%) WAN
2 48 (68.57%) LAN
3 31 (44.29%) DNS
4 30 (42.86%) Firewall
5 24 (34.29%) SAN
6 18 (25.71%) SSL
7 17 (24.29%) HTTP
8 16 (22.86%) MPLS
8 16 (22.86%) VPN
9 14 (20.00%) DHCP
10 13 (18.57%) SSH
11 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
11 12 (17.14%) OSPF
11 12 (17.14%) BGP
11 12 (17.14%) Wireless
12 11 (15.71%) FTP
13 9 (12.86%) SNMP
13 9 (12.86%) SMTP
13 9 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (12.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) MySQL
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (22.86%) Publishing
2 7 (10.00%) Law
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Finance
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Network Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 1 (1.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 1 (1.43%) Network Support
10 1 (1.43%) Network Specialist
10 1 (1.43%) Senior Network Engineer
10 1 (1.43%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) LAMP
2 3 (4.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Open Source
2 9 (12.86%) CLARiiON
3 7 (10.00%) VLE
4 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.29%) Replication
4 3 (4.29%) Wiki
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (71.43%) Windows
2 34 (48.57%) Linux
3 12 (17.14%) HPUX
3 12 (17.14%) UNIX
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.86%) Solaris
5 9 (12.86%) AIX
6 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.43%) Debian
9 1 (1.43%) Fedora
9 1 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Load Balancing
2 21 (30.00%) Change Control
3 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.86%) Time Management
4 8 (11.43%) Asset Management
4 8 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.00%) Network Design
6 6 (8.57%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.57%) ITIL
7 5 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (5.71%) Network Management
8 4 (5.71%) Content Management
9 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.86%) Data Analysis
10 2 (2.86%) Supply Chain Management
10 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) SQL
2 17 (24.29%) Perl
2 17 (24.29%) Bash Shell
2 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
3 11 (15.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.43%) CCNA
3 14 (20.00%) CCNP
4 7 (10.00%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) CCSA
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 5 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 21 (30.00%) vSphere
3 17 (24.29%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.00%) Shibboleth
6 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.71%) ISA Server
9 3 (4.29%) XenApp
9 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.86%) NFS
11 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
11 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 16 (22.86%) WSUS
3 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (4.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.29%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.43%) Netcool
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.43%) Cacti
5 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (62.86%) Cisco
2 29 (41.43%) VMware
3 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (27.14%) NetApp
5 17 (24.29%) Altiris
6 15 (21.43%) HP
7 14 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 13 (18.57%) Juniper
8 13 (18.57%) Dell
9 12 (17.14%) IBM
9 12 (17.14%) Citrix
10 9 (12.86%) StorageTek
10 9 (12.86%) Sun
10 9 (12.86%) EMC
10 9 (12.86%) Oracle
10 9 (12.86%) Fujitsu
11 5 (7.14%) SolarWinds
12 4 (5.71%) Nokia
13 3 (4.29%) Symantec
13 3 (4.29%) Riverbed
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