The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VLE in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLE over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Rank 208 201 185
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs citing VLE 5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.018% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.064% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £32,397 £25,849 £49,096
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.32% -47.35%
UK excluding London average salary £34,198 £35,000 £33,479
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.54%
VLE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1258 1558 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.07% 28.55% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 1341 1019
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

VLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VLE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VLE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLE across the West Midlands region.

VLE Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VLE
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 VLE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Coventry - 3 £32,397 -
Warwickshire - 1 £25,500 -
VLE
England

VLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing VLE 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 VLE.

1 8 (88.89%) Moodle
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) Publishing
4 4 (44.44%) LAMP
4 4 (44.44%) E-Learning
4 4 (44.44%) Backup Exec
4 4 (44.44%) SSL
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) vSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Altiris
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) Shibboleth
4 4 (44.44%) SSH
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) WSUS

VLE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing VLE 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 VLE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (88.89%) Moodle
2 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 4 (44.44%) SSH
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
General
1 4 (44.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) E-Learning Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) E-Learning
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) Time Management
1 4 (44.44%) Change Control
1 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Shibboleth
2 4 (44.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Backup Exec
1 4 (44.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe