Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for VLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VLAN over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 176 172
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 +26
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 48 46 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.24% 0.97% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.05% 5.84% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 16
Birmingham median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £29,225 £27,375 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,848 £36,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%

VLAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 596 787 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.34% 16.67% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 463 526 675
Birmingham median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Birmingham

VLAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLAN in Birmingham.

Salary trend for VLAN in Birmingham

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VLAN in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 41 (85.42%) Cisco
2 32 (66.67%) VPN
2 32 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (58.33%) WAN
4 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
4 26 (54.17%) CCNP
4 26 (54.17%) OSPF
5 23 (47.92%) MPLS
5 23 (47.92%) Firewall
6 22 (45.83%) LAN
7 21 (43.75%) BGP
7 21 (43.75%) Data Centre
8 20 (41.67%) Windows
9 19 (39.58%) ITIL
9 19 (39.58%) HP
9 19 (39.58%) Wireless
9 19 (39.58%) Presales
9 19 (39.58%) Network Security
9 19 (39.58%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (39.58%) F5
10 18 (37.50%) SolarWinds
10 18 (37.50%) Network Design
11 17 (35.42%) Load Balancing
11 17 (35.42%) Meraki
12 16 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (33.33%) Time Management
12 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 15 (31.25%) Ethernet
13 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
13 15 (31.25%) Brocade

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.25%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (18.75%) Office 365
3 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (66.67%) VPN
2 28 (58.33%) WAN
3 26 (54.17%) OSPF
3 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
4 23 (47.92%) Firewall
4 23 (47.92%) MPLS
5 22 (45.83%) LAN
6 21 (43.75%) BGP
7 19 (39.58%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (39.58%) Network Security
7 19 (39.58%) Wireless
8 16 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (31.25%) Ethernet
10 14 (29.17%) IPsec
10 14 (29.17%) SNMP
11 13 (27.08%) Cisco ISE
11 13 (27.08%) DNS
11 13 (27.08%) SSL
12 8 (16.67%) DHCP
13 6 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (27.08%) Billing
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Consultant
1 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
3 4 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
3 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 4 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 4 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Support Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 13 (27.08%) FlexPod
3 7 (14.58%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.50%) Linux
4 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Unix
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) ITIL
1 19 (39.58%) Presales
2 18 (37.50%) Network Design
3 17 (35.42%) Load Balancing
4 16 (33.33%) Time Management
5 15 (31.25%) Migration
5 15 (31.25%) Security Management
6 14 (29.17%) Project Management
7 13 (27.08%) Application Performance Management
7 13 (27.08%) Converged Infrastructure
7 13 (27.08%) ITIL V3
7 13 (27.08%) Line Management
7 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
7 13 (27.08%) Performance Management
7 13 (27.08%) Service Delivery
7 13 (27.08%) SIEM
8 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
8 4 (8.33%) Network Management
9 3 (6.25%) Information Security
10 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (54.17%) CCNP
3 12 (25.00%) CCNA
4 5 (10.42%) CCDP
5 3 (6.25%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CCIE
7 1 (2.08%) CCSA
7 1 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) QA
2 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.17%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (14.58%) SCCM
3 5 (10.42%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.33%) QRadar
4 4 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (85.42%) Cisco
2 19 (39.58%) F5
2 19 (39.58%) HP
3 18 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 17 (35.42%) Meraki
5 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.25%) Aruba
6 15 (31.25%) Brocade
6 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
7 14 (29.17%) Fortinet
8 13 (27.08%) Sourcefire
9 11 (22.92%) VMware
10 6 (12.50%) Juniper
11 5 (10.42%) Symantec
12 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
12 4 (8.33%) Sophos
12 4 (8.33%) Tripwire
13 3 (6.25%) AVG
14 2 (4.17%) Aerohive Networks
14 2 (4.17%) Meru Networks