The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for VLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 31 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.82% 1.89% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 17.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £28,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.30% -  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

VLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 17 17 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 11.97% 10.69% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 20
Median salary £34,000 £34,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.44% -21.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing VLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Chester

VLAN
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for VLAN in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Sophos
4 3 (42.86%) Server Building
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Kaspersky
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
5 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) ISDN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 5 (71.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Support
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Kaspersky
2 3 (42.86%) Sophos
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) VMware