Period
to 21 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 406 444
Rank change year-on-year -47 +38 -20
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 1,052 1,251 1,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.77% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.28% 4.76% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1,111 1,099
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -10.11%

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 24,586 26,284 32,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.23% 16.18% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19,686 21,501 26,928
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 -50 391 £47,500 - 44
South East +1 256 £41,500 +9.21% 27
Midlands +9 147 £41,500 +3.75% 14
North of England -33 133 £37,500 +3.45% 34
West Midlands +5 88 £40,000 - 8
East of England -34 79 £39,000 -2.50% 13
North West -13 76 £36,500 -2.67% 29
South West -5 62 £37,500 +7.14% 5
East Midlands 0 57 £41,500 -2.35% 6
Yorkshire -17 54 £41,500 +15.28% 4
North East -32 3 £37,500 +27.12% 1
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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.

1 579 (55.04%) Firewall
2 577 (54.85%) Windows
3 566 (53.80%) Cisco
4 496 (47.15%) WAN
5 488 (46.39%) VPN
6 480 (45.63%) LAN
7 466 (44.30%) Active Directory
8 452 (42.97%) VMware
9 408 (38.78%) Microsoft
10 395 (37.55%) DNS
11 379 (36.03%) Windows Server
12 348 (33.08%) TCP/IP
13 345 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
14 338 (32.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 286 (27.19%) DHCP
16 284 (27.00%) Office 365
17 262 (24.90%) CCNP
18 259 (24.62%) Hyper-V
19 252 (23.95%) Microsoft Azure
20 242 (23.00%) Linux
21 238 (22.62%) CCNA
21 238 (22.62%) MPLS
22 233 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
23 225 (21.39%) MS Exchange
24 215 (20.44%) Wireless
25 208 (19.77%) ITIL
26 201 (19.11%) Windows Server 2012
27 193 (18.35%) VoIP
28 178 (16.92%) WLAN
29 168 (15.97%) HP

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
1 225 (21.39%) MS Exchange
2 94 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 73 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 61 (5.80%) IIS
5 46 (4.37%) SharePoint
6 45 (4.28%) Skype for Business
7 19 (1.81%) Apache
7 19 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (1.14%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.76%) nginx
10 8 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.48%) Confluence
12 3 (0.29%) JBoss
13 2 (0.19%) CMS
13 2 (0.19%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.19%) Site Server
13 2 (0.19%) uWSGI
Applications
1 134 (12.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.095%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.095%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.095%) LibreOffice
4 1 (0.095%) Maya
4 1 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.095%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.095%) NUKE
4 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.57%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.19%) Maximo
3 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.095%) assyst
4 1 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.095%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.095%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 284 (27.00%) Office 365
2 252 (23.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 150 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (3.71%) Mimecast
5 33 (3.14%) SaaS
6 30 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (2.57%) IaaS
8 21 (2.00%) G Suite
9 18 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (1.62%) OneDrive
11 9 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.48%) PaaS
13 4 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.38%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.29%) Dropbox
15 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 579 (55.04%) Firewall
2 496 (47.15%) WAN
3 488 (46.39%) VPN
4 480 (45.63%) LAN
5 395 (37.55%) DNS
6 348 (33.08%) TCP/IP
7 286 (27.19%) DHCP
8 238 (22.62%) MPLS
9 215 (20.44%) Wireless
10 193 (18.35%) VoIP
11 178 (16.92%) WLAN
12 160 (15.21%) Network Security
13 158 (15.02%) OSPF
14 154 (14.64%) BGP
15 149 (14.16%) SAN
16 116 (11.03%) Cisco ASA
17 106 (10.08%) IPsec
18 104 (9.89%) Ethernet
19 89 (8.46%) Cisco Nexus
20 75 (7.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.99%) MySQL
3 27 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 23 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.48%) DTS
9 5 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.48%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.29%) dBASE
10 3 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.19%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.19%) QlikView
11 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.95%) Subversion
3 8 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.57%) JIRA
4 6 (0.57%) Maven
5 5 (0.48%) GitLab
5 5 (0.48%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.29%) LabVIEW
6 3 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.095%) Ant
8 1 (0.095%) AutoIt
8 1 (0.095%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.095%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 131 (12.45%) Finance
2 67 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 37 (3.52%) Banking
4 33 (3.14%) Retail
5 31 (2.95%) Law
6 27 (2.57%) Legal
7 17 (1.62%) Marketing
8 13 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.05%) Back Office
10 10 (0.95%) Games
11 8 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.67%) Advertising
13 5 (0.48%) Billing
14 4 (0.38%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.29%) Electronics
15 3 (0.29%) French Language
16 2 (0.19%) Automotive
16 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.095%) Local Government
17 1 (0.095%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 274 (26.05%) Network Engineer
2 149 (14.16%) Support Engineer
3 142 (13.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 128 (12.17%) Analyst
5 112 (10.65%) IT Support
6 73 (6.94%) IT Engineer
7 60 (5.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 60 (5.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 59 (5.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 58 (5.51%) Cisco Engineer
10 57 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
10 57 (5.42%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 55 (5.23%) IT Support Engineer
12 54 (5.13%) Architect
13 47 (4.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 46 (4.37%) Senior Network Engineer
15 45 (4.28%) Infrastructure Support
16 44 (4.18%) Administrator
16 44 (4.18%) Security Engineer
17 43 (4.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.04%) 802.1X
2 28 (2.66%) LDAP
3 15 (1.43%) Web Services
4 12 (1.14%) LAMP
5 11 (1.05%) WSH
6 10 (0.95%) COM
7 8 (0.76%) HTML
8 7 (0.67%) JSON
9 6 (0.57%) Middleware
9 6 (0.57%) XML
10 5 (0.48%) .NET
10 5 (0.48%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (0.48%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.48%) Node.js
10 5 (0.48%) React
10 5 (0.48%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 3 (0.29%) CSS
11 3 (0.29%) Django
11 3 (0.29%) J2EE
11 3 (0.29%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 155 (14.73%) Data Centre
2 88 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (6.08%) Driving Licence
4 57 (5.42%) Replication
5 42 (3.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 42 (3.99%) Private Cloud
6 37 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 37 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
7 36 (3.42%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.28%) Clustering
8 24 (2.28%) HP StoreVirtual
9 23 (2.19%) Cyberthreat
9 23 (2.19%) Fintech
10 22 (2.09%) Public Cloud
10 22 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
11 18 (1.71%) BBC
12 17 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (1.05%) Blackberry
15 10 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 577 (54.85%) Windows
2 379 (36.03%) Windows Server
3 242 (23.00%) Linux
4 233 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 201 (19.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 127 (12.07%) Windows 7
7 88 (8.37%) Windows 10
8 68 (6.46%) Windows 8
9 43 (4.09%) Mac OS X
10 16 (1.52%) Ubuntu
11 14 (1.33%) Android
11 14 (1.33%) Unix
12 13 (1.24%) Debian
12 13 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.76%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.67%) CentOS
15 7 (0.67%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (19.77%) ITIL
2 130 (12.36%) Load Balancing
3 113 (10.74%) Network Design
4 106 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
5 90 (8.56%) Network Architecture
6 78 (7.41%) Change Management
7 70 (6.65%) Presales
8 65 (6.18%) Migration
9 59 (5.61%) Capacity Planning
10 58 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 57 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
12 56 (5.32%) Kalman Filter
13 55 (5.23%) Service Delivery
14 54 (5.13%) Service Management
15 52 (4.94%) Network Management
16 49 (4.66%) Incident Management
17 47 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 46 (4.37%) Vulnerability Management
19 44 (4.18%) Problem Management
20 42 (3.99%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 152 (14.45%) SQL
2 135 (12.83%) PowerShell
3 64 (6.08%) Python
4 45 (4.28%) Bash Shell
5 39 (3.71%) C
6 31 (2.95%) PHP
7 24 (2.28%) Perl
8 15 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.33%) VBScript
10 13 (1.24%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.05%) JavaScript
12 10 (0.95%) Java
13 7 (0.67%) C++
13 7 (0.67%) Ruby
14 5 (0.48%) Go
15 4 (0.38%) C#
16 2 (0.19%) C-shell
16 2 (0.19%) VB
17 1 (0.095%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.095%) Rust
Qualifications
1 345 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
2 262 (24.90%) CCNP
3 238 (22.62%) CCNA
4 122 (11.60%) Degree
5 110 (10.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (6.56%) MCSE
7 63 (5.99%) Security Cleared
8 61 (5.80%) CCIE
9 51 (4.85%) MCSA
10 44 (4.18%) CCDP
11 40 (3.80%) SC Cleared
12 38 (3.61%) CCSE
13 31 (2.95%) MCP
14 29 (2.76%) CISSP
15 25 (2.38%) DV Cleared
15 25 (2.38%) JNCIP
16 22 (2.09%) MCITP
17 20 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
17 20 (1.90%) ISSAP
18 19 (1.81%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.60%) SLA
2 48 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (3.71%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.05%) GDPR
5 10 (0.95%) QA
6 4 (0.38%) COBIT
7 3 (0.29%) GCP
8 1 (0.095%) COSO
8 1 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.095%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.095%) PMO
8 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 466 (44.30%) Active Directory
2 338 (32.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 259 (24.62%) Hyper-V
4 56 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (3.61%) DFS Replication
6 34 (3.23%) vSphere
7 33 (3.14%) XenApp
8 24 (2.28%) XenDesktop
9 19 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (1.71%) Terminal Services
10 18 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (1.24%) Docker
12 12 (1.14%) XenServer
13 11 (1.05%) VMware NSX
14 10 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
14 10 (0.95%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.76%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (6.46%) SCCM
2 43 (4.09%) Backup Exec
3 38 (3.61%) QRadar
4 33 (3.14%) Nagios
5 24 (2.28%) Nessus
6 23 (2.19%) Ansible
7 21 (2.00%) FortiGate
8 19 (1.81%) SCOM
8 19 (1.81%) WhatsUp Gold
9 18 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 18 (1.71%) Puppet
10 16 (1.52%) WSUS
11 11 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
11 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 9 (0.86%) Cacti
12 9 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
13 8 (0.76%) HAProxy
14 7 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (0.67%) Salt
15 6 (0.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 566 (53.80%) Cisco
2 452 (42.97%) VMware
3 408 (38.78%) Microsoft
4 168 (15.97%) HP
5 163 (15.49%) Juniper
6 140 (13.31%) Citrix
7 118 (11.22%) CheckPoint
8 109 (10.36%) F5
9 86 (8.17%) SolarWinds
10 81 (7.70%) Veeam
11 72 (6.84%) Meraki
12 60 (5.70%) Palo Alto
13 57 (5.42%) Dell
14 53 (5.04%) Forcepoint
15 47 (4.47%) Fortinet
16 40 (3.80%) Apple
16 40 (3.80%) Google
16 40 (3.80%) NetApp
17 39 (3.71%) Mitel
18 38 (3.61%) Symantec