Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 125 212
Rank change year-on-year -57 +87 +61
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 44 14 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.85% 0.71% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 3.73% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 44 12 47
10th Percentile £32,750 £36,000 £24,900
25th Percentile £36,250 £43,688 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +33.33%
75th Percentile £48,750 £54,063 £66,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,625 £70,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% -1.18%

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 783 375 1,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.08% 18.96% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 499 299 1,174
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,450 £25,250
25th Percentile £32,000 £33,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the East of England

VLAN
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VLAN in the East of England.

Salary trend for VLAN in the East of England

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VLAN in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for VLAN in the East of England

VLAN
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -32 24 £45,000 -4.26% 4
Bedfordshire -16 9 £38,500 -18.95%
Cambridgeshire -66 8 £56,250 +2.27% 3
Suffolk - 2 £31,119 - 1
Essex -9 1 £26,500 -28.38% 2
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 36 (81.82%) DHCP
1 36 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 34 (77.27%) VMware
3 32 (72.73%) DNS
4 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
5 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
5 30 (68.18%) Azure
6 29 (65.91%) Windows
7 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
7 21 (47.73%) Hyper-V
8 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
9 19 (43.18%) SharePoint
9 19 (43.18%) Firewall
9 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (43.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2016
10 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2019
11 17 (38.64%) Social Skills
11 17 (38.64%) XenDesktop
12 16 (36.36%) Veeam
12 16 (36.36%) Data Migration
12 16 (36.36%) Migration
12 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (34.09%) Microsoft 365
14 14 (31.82%) Citrix
15 13 (29.55%) WAN
16 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
16 12 (27.27%) LAN
17 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
17 11 (25.00%) Windows 10

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 19 (43.18%) SharePoint
2 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 10 (22.73%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (68.18%) Azure
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (22.73%) AWS
4 8 (18.18%) OneDrive
5 6 (13.64%) IaaS
5 6 (13.64%) Mimecast
6 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) DHCP
2 32 (72.73%) DNS
3 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 19 (43.18%) Firewall
5 13 (29.55%) WAN
6 12 (27.27%) LAN
7 10 (22.73%) ADSL
7 10 (22.73%) Internet
7 10 (22.73%) MPLS
7 10 (22.73%) NAS
8 7 (15.91%) SAN
8 7 (15.91%) VPN
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (9.09%) Wireless
11 3 (6.82%) VoIP
11 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (2.27%) BGP
12 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (38.64%) Social Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 19 (43.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (40.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (34.09%) Support Engineer
5 10 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (20.45%) IT Engineer
7 7 (15.91%) IT Support
8 6 (13.64%) Cloud Consultant
8 6 (13.64%) Consultant
8 6 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) IT Technician
10 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (2.27%) Architect
11 1 (2.27%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.27%) OAuth
1 1 (2.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) CCTV
2 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
3 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2016
4 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2019
5 11 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.27%) Linux
6 1 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 16 (36.36%) Migration
3 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 10 (22.73%) Presales
5 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.55%) Technology Roadmap
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) Attestation
7 1 (2.27%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.27%) Line Management
7 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) Network Design
7 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) Open Source
7 1 (2.27%) Server Management
7 1 (2.27%) SFIA
7 1 (2.27%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.73%) MCSA
2 10 (22.73%) MCSE
3 8 (18.18%) CCNA
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.64%) VCP6
4 6 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) HNC
5 1 (2.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 21 (47.73%) Hyper-V
3 17 (38.64%) XenDesktop
4 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (20.45%) vSphere
6 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (13.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.55%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) VMware
2 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
3 16 (36.36%) Veeam
4 14 (31.82%) Citrix
5 9 (20.45%) Cisco
6 7 (15.91%) Aruba
6 7 (15.91%) HP
7 6 (13.64%) NetApp
7 6 (13.64%) Nimble Storage
7 6 (13.64%) Sophos
8 2 (4.55%) Meraki
9 1 (2.27%) AirMagnet
9 1 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.27%) Ekahau
9 1 (2.27%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.27%) MikroTik
9 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL