Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 409 443 421
Rank change year-on-year +34 -22 +5
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 1,006 1,115 1,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.67% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.68% 4.48% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 821 992 1,089
England median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 21,508 24,888 26,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.62% 14.98% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16,500 19,962 21,525
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in England

VLAN
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VLAN in England

VLAN
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for VLAN in England

VLAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the England region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
London +10 304 £46,000 -8.00% 8
South East -24 207 £40,000 -2.44% 9
Midlands +65 163 £42,500 +18.06% 1
North of England +37 161 £40,000 +3.90% 11
West Midlands +64 129 £42,500 +30.77% 1
East of England +87 102 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Yorkshire +37 80 £40,000 -8.57% 3
North West +27 77 £38,000 -0.65% 7
South West +16 70 £37,000 +1.37% 3
East Midlands +26 34 £34,500 -16.87%
North East +20 4 £36,118 +3.19% 1
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 669 (66.50%) Windows
2 647 (64.31%) Firewall
3 503 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 493 (49.01%) Cisco
5 484 (48.11%) Microsoft
6 435 (43.24%) VMware
7 423 (42.05%) Windows Server
8 398 (39.56%) DNS
9 395 (39.26%) WAN
10 353 (35.09%) VPN
11 335 (33.30%) DHCP
12 328 (32.60%) LAN
13 323 (32.11%) Cisco Certification
14 319 (31.71%) TCP/IP
15 276 (27.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 275 (27.34%) Office 365
17 264 (26.24%) Hyper-V
18 249 (24.75%) CCNA
19 248 (24.65%) Microsoft Azure
20 244 (24.25%) Linux
21 218 (21.67%) MS Exchange
22 212 (21.07%) ITIL
23 207 (20.58%) CCNP
24 204 (20.28%) PowerShell
25 197 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
26 195 (19.38%) SAN
27 190 (18.89%) Citrix
28 185 (18.39%) OSPF
29 179 (17.79%) Windows Server 2008
30 173 (17.20%) BGP

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 218 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 90 (8.95%) IIS
3 62 (6.16%) SharePoint
4 54 (5.37%) Apache
5 52 (5.17%) Tomcat
6 39 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 39 (3.88%) Skype for Business
7 30 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (1.79%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.29%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.89%) nginx
12 9 (0.89%) WordPress
13 6 (0.60%) Confluence
14 5 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.30%) SAS
16 2 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
16 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 145 (14.41%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.099%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.099%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (0.099%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 275 (27.34%) Office 365
2 248 (24.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (4.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 35 (3.48%) SaaS
6 34 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 34 (3.38%) Mimecast
7 28 (2.78%) IaaS
8 27 (2.68%) OneDrive
9 18 (1.79%) PaaS
10 13 (1.29%) OpenDNS
11 12 (1.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 12 (1.19%) Dropbox
12 11 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.80%) Serverless
14 7 (0.70%) Cloudflare
14 7 (0.70%) G Suite
15 5 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.40%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 647 (64.31%) Firewall
2 398 (39.56%) DNS
3 395 (39.26%) WAN
4 353 (35.09%) VPN
5 335 (33.30%) DHCP
6 328 (32.60%) LAN
7 319 (31.71%) TCP/IP
8 195 (19.38%) SAN
9 185 (18.39%) OSPF
10 173 (17.20%) BGP
11 171 (17.00%) MPLS
12 168 (16.70%) VoIP
13 149 (14.81%) Network Security
14 148 (14.71%) Wireless
15 135 (13.42%) Cisco ASA
16 92 (9.15%) Internet
17 84 (8.35%) SSL
18 72 (7.16%) EIGRP
19 58 (5.77%) WLAN
20 55 (5.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.48%) MySQL
3 20 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (1.29%) MongoDB
5 11 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (0.99%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.99%) Redis
6 10 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.80%) Neo4j
8 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.70%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.60%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.60%) MS Access
11 5 (0.50%) DB2
12 4 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (2.88%) Jenkins
2 21 (2.09%) JIRA
3 18 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.29%) GitLab
5 11 (1.09%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.89%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.70%) Subversion
8 6 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.40%) GDB
10 4 (0.40%) Valgrind
11 3 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.099%) Ant
12 1 (0.099%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.099%) FishEye
12 1 (0.099%) FogBugz
12 1 (0.099%) Maven
General
1 91 (9.05%) Finance
2 70 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 35 (3.48%) Legal
4 27 (2.68%) Retail
5 22 (2.19%) Banking
5 22 (2.19%) Marketing
6 15 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.39%) Law
8 10 (0.99%) Games
9 8 (0.80%) Electronics
10 7 (0.70%) Advertising
10 7 (0.70%) Military
11 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.40%) Automotive
12 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.20%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 234 (23.26%) Network Engineer
2 158 (15.71%) Support Engineer
3 121 (12.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 100 (9.94%) IT Engineer
5 99 (9.84%) IT Support
6 97 (9.64%) Analyst
7 73 (7.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 72 (7.16%) 3rd Line Support
9 63 (6.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 63 (6.26%) Administrator
10 62 (6.16%) IT Support Engineer
11 55 (5.47%) Architect
12 52 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
13 48 (4.77%) Senior Network Engineer
14 42 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
15 38 (3.78%) IT Manager
15 38 (3.78%) Support Analyst
16 36 (3.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 36 (3.58%) Infrastructure Support
17 32 (3.18%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.27%) LDAP
2 24 (2.39%) 802.1X
3 14 (1.39%) WSH
4 13 (1.29%) LAMP
5 11 (1.09%) Web Services
6 10 (0.99%) YAML
7 9 (0.89%) JSON
7 9 (0.89%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (0.80%) AngularJS
8 8 (0.80%) HTML
8 8 (0.80%) Node.js
8 8 (0.80%) React
8 8 (0.80%) Vue.js
8 8 (0.80%) XML
9 7 (0.70%) .NET
10 6 (0.60%) WAP
10 6 (0.60%) WCF
11 5 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (0.50%) Kafka
11 5 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 106 (10.54%) Data Centre
2 83 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (8.15%) Clustering
4 55 (5.47%) Replication
5 54 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
6 42 (4.17%) Driving Licence
7 38 (3.78%) Security Operations Centre
8 37 (3.68%) Management Information System
9 28 (2.78%) Public Cloud
10 24 (2.39%) Handset
11 23 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
13 20 (1.99%) Fintech
14 17 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
14 17 (1.69%) User Experience
15 16 (1.59%) CMDB
16 13 (1.29%) CCTV
16 13 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
17 10 (0.99%) Smartphone
18 9 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 669 (66.50%) Windows
2 423 (42.05%) Windows Server
3 244 (24.25%) Linux
4 197 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 179 (17.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 125 (12.43%) Windows 7
7 112 (11.13%) Windows 10
8 53 (5.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (4.97%) Unix
10 43 (4.27%) CentOS
10 43 (4.27%) Windows 8
11 26 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (2.49%) Debian
13 23 (2.29%) Ubuntu
14 17 (1.69%) Mac OS X
15 14 (1.39%) Android
16 12 (1.19%) Apple iOS
17 11 (1.09%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.60%) CoreOS
18 6 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (21.07%) ITIL
2 167 (16.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 146 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
4 103 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 96 (9.54%) Mentoring
6 95 (9.44%) Configuration Management
6 95 (9.44%) Network Design
7 93 (9.24%) Change Management
8 81 (8.05%) Service Delivery
9 78 (7.75%) Load Balancing
10 71 (7.06%) DevOps
11 67 (6.66%) Information Security
12 65 (6.46%) Service Management
13 64 (6.36%) Project Management
14 62 (6.16%) Change Control
15 58 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
15 58 (5.77%) Presales
16 55 (5.47%) Migration
17 51 (5.07%) Problem Management
18 46 (4.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 204 (20.28%) PowerShell
2 167 (16.60%) SQL
3 71 (7.06%) Python
4 47 (4.67%) Bash Shell
5 33 (3.28%) VBScript
6 28 (2.78%) Java
7 27 (2.68%) Ruby
8 17 (1.69%) Perl
9 14 (1.39%) C++
9 14 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.39%) VBA
10 13 (1.29%) C
10 13 (1.29%) Go
11 12 (1.19%) C#
12 11 (1.09%) VB
13 10 (0.99%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.40%) PHP
15 3 (0.30%) C-shell
16 2 (0.20%) sed
16 2 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 323 (32.11%) Cisco Certification
2 249 (24.75%) CCNA
3 207 (20.58%) CCNP
4 145 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 104 (10.34%) Degree
6 92 (9.15%) MCSE
7 68 (6.76%) Security Cleared
8 56 (5.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 52 (5.17%) SC Cleared
10 46 (4.57%) CCIE
10 46 (4.57%) JNCIS
11 41 (4.08%) MCSA
12 32 (3.18%) MCITP
12 32 (3.18%) MCP
13 27 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
13 27 (2.68%) DV Cleared
14 23 (2.29%) CCAA
15 17 (1.69%) CCDP
16 15 (1.49%) CISSP
16 15 (1.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.75%) SLA
2 56 (5.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (3.58%) GDPR
4 32 (3.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 29 (2.88%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (0.80%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.80%) QA
9 5 (0.50%) PMO
10 3 (0.30%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.099%) COBIT
12 1 (0.099%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.099%) NIST 800
System Software
1 503 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 276 (27.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 264 (26.24%) Hyper-V
4 66 (6.56%) vSphere
5 64 (6.36%) XenApp
6 61 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (3.98%) Docker
8 36 (3.58%) XenDesktop
9 30 (2.98%) XenServer
10 24 (2.39%) Firmware
11 23 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (1.89%) VMware NSX
13 18 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
13 18 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
14 14 (1.39%) DFS Replication
15 12 (1.19%) VirtualBox
16 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 10 (0.99%) NFS
17 8 (0.80%) KVM
18 6 (0.60%) iptables
Systems Management
1 51 (5.07%) Ansible
2 47 (4.67%) SCCM
3 43 (4.27%) Puppet
4 39 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (3.58%) WSUS
6 35 (3.48%) Nagios
7 34 (3.38%) Kubernetes
7 34 (3.38%) vCenter Server
8 33 (3.28%) AirWatch
9 24 (2.39%) SCOM
10 22 (2.19%) Backup Exec
11 14 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 14 (1.39%) Terraform
12 13 (1.29%) FortiGate
12 13 (1.29%) SCDPM
13 10 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
13 10 (0.99%) Linux-HA
13 10 (0.99%) ZABBIX
14 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (0.89%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 493 (49.01%) Cisco
2 484 (48.11%) Microsoft
3 435 (43.24%) VMware
4 190 (18.89%) Citrix
5 135 (13.42%) Juniper
6 134 (13.32%) HP
7 104 (10.34%) Palo Alto
8 88 (8.75%) Dell
9 86 (8.55%) Meraki
10 84 (8.35%) CheckPoint
11 69 (6.86%) Avaya
12 63 (6.26%) F5
13 56 (5.57%) Veeam
14 55 (5.47%) SonicWALL
15 42 (4.17%) SolarWinds
16 40 (3.98%) NetApp
17 34 (3.38%) Mitel
18 32 (3.18%) ForeScout
19 31 (3.08%) Fortinet
20 30 (2.98%) Google