Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 416 474 406
Rank change year-on-year +58 -68 +37
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 927 949 1,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.61% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 4.07% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 794 837 1,157
England median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% - -
10th Percentile £25,150 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.71% - -

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 20,654 23,292 26,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.86% 14.99% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15,759 18,609 21,447
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -27 247 £45,000 -10.00% 61
South East +6 209 £42,500 +6.25% 73
North of England +85 196 £38,000 -5.00% 37
Midlands +15 124 £32,500 -23.53% 33
North West +52 111 £38,000 -10.59% 24
West Midlands +56 89 £42,500 -15.00% 22
South West +62 83 £40,000 - 27
Yorkshire +44 80 £40,000 +15.94% 12
East of England +64 68 £50,000 +33.33% 16
East Midlands -1 35 £31,500 -6.67% 11
North East +27 8 £35,000 -17.65% 1
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 580 (62.57%) Windows
2 568 (61.27%) Firewall
3 470 (50.70%) Active Directory
4 444 (47.90%) VMware
5 436 (47.03%) Microsoft
6 415 (44.77%) Cisco
7 396 (42.72%) Windows Server
8 375 (40.45%) DNS
9 346 (37.32%) WAN
10 342 (36.89%) TCP/IP
11 337 (36.35%) Office 365
12 326 (35.17%) DHCP
13 300 (32.36%) LAN
14 292 (31.50%) Azure
15 288 (31.07%) VPN
16 284 (30.64%) Cisco Certification
17 274 (29.56%) VMware Infrastructure
18 226 (24.38%) Hyper-V
19 212 (22.87%) Linux
20 192 (20.71%) MPLS
20 192 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 191 (20.60%) CCNP
22 181 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
23 176 (18.99%) ITIL
24 175 (18.88%) OSPF
25 171 (18.45%) CCNA
26 165 (17.80%) PowerShell
27 153 (16.50%) Windows 10
28 149 (16.07%) BGP
28 149 (16.07%) Data Centre

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
1 137 (14.78%) MS Exchange
2 72 (7.77%) SharePoint
3 59 (6.36%) IIS
4 38 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (3.13%) Skype for Business
7 26 (2.80%) Apache
8 17 (1.83%) SAS
9 11 (1.19%) Confluence
10 10 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.86%) nginx
11 8 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.54%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.43%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.43%) CMS
14 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.43%) Site Server
Applications
1 119 (12.84%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 337 (36.35%) Office 365
2 292 (31.50%) Azure
3 110 (11.87%) AWS
4 65 (7.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (2.48%) GCP
6 20 (2.16%) OneDrive
7 15 (1.62%) SaaS
8 14 (1.51%) IaaS
9 13 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (1.29%) OpenShift
10 12 (1.29%) PaaS
11 6 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (0.54%) Dropbox
12 5 (0.54%) OpenDNS
13 4 (0.43%) G Suite
13 4 (0.43%) GitHub
14 3 (0.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 568 (61.27%) Firewall
2 375 (40.45%) DNS
3 346 (37.32%) WAN
4 342 (36.89%) TCP/IP
5 326 (35.17%) DHCP
6 300 (32.36%) LAN
7 288 (31.07%) VPN
8 192 (20.71%) MPLS
9 175 (18.88%) OSPF
10 149 (16.07%) BGP
11 142 (15.32%) VoIP
12 128 (13.81%) Cisco ASA
13 127 (13.70%) SAN
14 125 (13.48%) Network Security
14 125 (13.48%) Wireless
15 88 (9.49%) Internet
16 82 (8.85%) Wi-Fi
17 67 (7.23%) iSCSI
18 66 (7.12%) HSRP
19 65 (7.01%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.40%) MySQL
3 10 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (0.97%) Redis
5 8 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (0.76%) Data Mining
6 7 (0.76%) MS Access
7 6 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.65%) MariaDB
8 5 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.22%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.22%) Riak
Development Applications
1 21 (2.27%) JIRA
2 15 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (1.51%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.51%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (1.29%) GitLab
5 6 (0.65%) Subversion
6 5 (0.54%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.43%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.43%) Maven
7 4 (0.43%) Selenium
7 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.32%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.11%) GDB
9 1 (0.11%) GoCD
9 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.11%) Valgrind
General
1 88 (9.49%) Finance
2 71 (7.66%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.80%) Law
4 24 (2.59%) Public Sector
5 23 (2.48%) Retail
6 20 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.94%) Banking
8 11 (1.19%) Legal
8 11 (1.19%) Marketing
9 10 (1.08%) Automotive
9 10 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.65%) Electronics
11 6 (0.65%) Military
12 5 (0.54%) Back Office
13 4 (0.43%) Publishing
14 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.32%) Games
15 1 (0.11%) Advertising
15 1 (0.11%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 240 (25.89%) Network Engineer
2 151 (16.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 115 (12.41%) Support Engineer
4 92 (9.92%) IT Engineer
5 90 (9.71%) Analyst
6 81 (8.74%) IT Support
7 67 (7.23%) Senior Network Engineer
8 56 (6.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 50 (5.39%) IT Support Engineer
10 47 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
11 45 (4.85%) Administrator
12 43 (4.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 38 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
13 38 (4.10%) Support Analyst
14 36 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
14 36 (3.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (3.34%) Cisco Engineer
16 30 (3.24%) Architect
17 27 (2.91%) Technical Engineer
18 26 (2.80%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.70%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.08%) LDAP
3 8 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (0.76%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (0.65%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (0.54%) JSON
7 4 (0.43%) LAMP
7 4 (0.43%) Sensu
7 4 (0.43%) Spring
7 4 (0.43%) Web Services
7 4 (0.43%) XML
7 4 (0.43%) Yocto
8 3 (0.32%) YAML
9 2 (0.22%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (0.22%) POSIX
9 2 (0.22%) Qt
9 2 (0.22%) RESTful
9 2 (0.22%) SOAP
10 1 (0.11%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.11%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 149 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 78 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
4 55 (5.93%) Replication
5 53 (5.72%) Driving Licence
6 49 (5.29%) Clustering
7 36 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
8 30 (3.24%) CCTV
9 25 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 23 (2.48%) User Experience
11 21 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.94%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.40%) Public Cloud
14 12 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 11 (1.19%) Client/Server
16 10 (1.08%) BBC
17 9 (0.97%) CMDB
17 9 (0.97%) EMC VNX
17 9 (0.97%) Fibre Optics
17 9 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 580 (62.57%) Windows
2 396 (42.72%) Windows Server
3 212 (22.87%) Linux
4 181 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 153 (16.50%) Windows 10
6 114 (12.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 69 (7.44%) CentOS
8 63 (6.80%) Windows 7
9 49 (5.29%) Ubuntu
10 36 (3.88%) Debian
11 32 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (2.48%) Mac OS X
12 23 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (2.48%) Unix
13 16 (1.73%) Windows XP
14 13 (1.40%) Android
15 12 (1.29%) Apple iOS
16 11 (1.19%) SUSE
17 10 (1.08%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 176 (18.99%) ITIL
3 129 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
4 94 (10.14%) Network Design
5 81 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 74 (7.98%) Project Delivery
7 68 (7.34%) Change Management
8 66 (7.12%) Load Balancing
9 61 (6.58%) Service Delivery
10 58 (6.26%) Mentoring
11 56 (6.04%) Network Monitoring
12 55 (5.93%) Configuration Management
13 51 (5.50%) Migration
14 47 (5.07%) Project Management
15 46 (4.96%) DevOps
16 42 (4.53%) Cybersecurity
17 39 (4.21%) Information Security
18 38 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
18 38 (4.10%) Service Management
19 37 (3.99%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 165 (17.80%) PowerShell
2 126 (13.59%) SQL
3 77 (8.31%) Python
4 40 (4.31%) Bash Shell
5 24 (2.59%) Ruby
6 18 (1.94%) VBScript
7 17 (1.83%) Perl
8 12 (1.29%) C
9 10 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.86%) C++
11 6 (0.65%) Java
11 6 (0.65%) PHP
12 4 (0.43%) C#
13 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.22%) Go
14 2 (0.22%) VBA
15 1 (0.11%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 284 (30.64%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (20.60%) CCNP
3 171 (18.45%) CCNA
4 98 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 90 (9.71%) Degree
6 67 (7.23%) CCIE
7 52 (5.61%) Security Cleared
8 47 (5.07%) MCSA
9 39 (4.21%) MCSE
10 37 (3.99%) SC Cleared
11 26 (2.80%) CCDP
12 22 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
13 18 (1.94%) JNCIA
13 18 (1.94%) MCP
14 17 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (1.73%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 16 (1.73%) JNCIS
16 15 (1.62%) DBS Check
17 14 (1.51%) DV Cleared
18 12 (1.29%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.98%) SLA
2 39 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (3.34%) PCI DSS
4 27 (2.91%) GDPR
5 16 (1.73%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (1.08%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.65%) QA
9 4 (0.43%) PMO
10 1 (0.11%) GxP
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.11%) NIST
10 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 470 (50.70%) Active Directory
2 274 (29.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (24.38%) Hyper-V
4 85 (9.17%) vSphere
5 80 (8.63%) VMware ESXi
6 43 (4.64%) XenApp
7 26 (2.80%) XenDesktop
8 25 (2.70%) Docker
9 23 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
10 22 (2.37%) VMware NSX
11 17 (1.83%) KVM
11 17 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (1.51%) Firmware
13 12 (1.29%) DFS Replication
13 12 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (1.29%) pfSense
14 8 (0.86%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.86%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.86%) Xen
15 7 (0.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 93 (10.03%) SCCM
2 53 (5.72%) Ansible
3 44 (4.75%) WSUS
4 35 (3.78%) Puppet
5 30 (3.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 28 (3.02%) Kubernetes
7 27 (2.91%) vCenter Server
8 20 (2.16%) SCOM
9 19 (2.05%) Nagios
9 19 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (1.83%) FortiGate
10 17 (1.83%) Terraform
11 15 (1.62%) Backup Exec
11 15 (1.62%) vRealize
12 13 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
13 11 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (1.19%) SCOrch
13 11 (1.19%) ZABBIX
14 10 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 444 (47.90%) VMware
2 436 (47.03%) Microsoft
3 415 (44.77%) Cisco
4 117 (12.62%) Citrix
5 107 (11.54%) Dell
6 98 (10.57%) Veeam
7 86 (9.28%) HP
8 76 (8.20%) Juniper
9 72 (7.77%) Meraki
10 67 (7.23%) CheckPoint
11 58 (6.26%) Palo Alto
12 55 (5.93%) F5
13 52 (5.61%) SolarWinds
14 37 (3.99%) NetApp
15 35 (3.78%) EMC
16 32 (3.45%) SonicWALL
17 31 (3.34%) Avaya
18 24 (2.59%) WatchGuard
19 22 (2.37%) Fortinet
20 21 (2.27%) Red Hat