Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 461 397 450
Rank change year-on-year -64 +53 -14
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 950 1,331 1,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.80% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.07% 5.01% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1,188 1,083
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23,316 26,584 30,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.02% 16.02% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18,626 21,699 25,692
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -53 367 £50,000 - 57
South East -6 236 £40,000 +5.26% 37
Midlands +40 131 £42,500 +6.25% 18
North of England -74 114 £40,000 +17.65% 30
East of England -43 74 £37,500 -6.25% 24
West Midlands +15 73 £50,000 +25.00% 11
North West -28 72 £42,500 +30.77% 17
East Midlands +34 58 £35,000 +9.38% 7
Yorkshire -30 41 £34,500 -8.00% 11
South West -17 38 £40,000 - 4
North East -22 1 £42,500 +30.77% 2
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 558 (58.74%) Windows
1 558 (58.74%) Firewall
2 480 (50.53%) Cisco
3 436 (45.89%) Active Directory
4 433 (45.58%) VPN
5 419 (44.11%) VMware
6 414 (43.58%) WAN
7 400 (42.11%) LAN
8 374 (39.37%) Windows Server
9 363 (38.21%) Microsoft
10 337 (35.47%) DNS
11 299 (31.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 291 (30.63%) TCP/IP
13 281 (29.58%) DHCP
14 279 (29.37%) Cisco Certification
15 265 (27.89%) Office 365
16 262 (27.58%) Linux
17 243 (25.58%) Hyper-V
18 237 (24.95%) Microsoft Azure
19 204 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
20 192 (20.21%) CCNP
21 189 (19.89%) MS Exchange
22 184 (19.37%) Windows Server 2012
23 182 (19.16%) MPLS
24 181 (19.05%) CCNA
25 168 (17.68%) ITIL
26 164 (17.26%) SQL
27 161 (16.95%) Wireless
28 153 (16.11%) OSPF
28 153 (16.11%) VoIP

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
1 189 (19.89%) MS Exchange
2 77 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 64 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (5.58%) IIS
5 49 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (3.89%) Skype for Business
7 26 (2.74%) Apache
8 20 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (2.00%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.95%) nginx
12 9 (0.95%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.74%) Confluence
13 7 (0.74%) JBoss
14 6 (0.63%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.53%) Site Server
16 4 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
17 3 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 116 (12.21%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.53%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.11%) Maya
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) NUKE
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.84%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.42%) C-CURE
4 3 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.21%) Maximo
5 2 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.11%) assyst
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 265 (27.89%) Office 365
2 237 (24.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (15.26%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (5.05%) Mimecast
5 29 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (2.84%) G Suite
7 22 (2.32%) IaaS
8 20 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (2.11%) SaaS
9 17 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.26%) OneDrive
11 8 (0.84%) Dropbox
11 8 (0.84%) PaaS
12 7 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.32%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 558 (58.74%) Firewall
2 433 (45.58%) VPN
3 414 (43.58%) WAN
4 400 (42.11%) LAN
5 337 (35.47%) DNS
6 291 (30.63%) TCP/IP
7 281 (29.58%) DHCP
8 182 (19.16%) MPLS
9 161 (16.95%) Wireless
10 153 (16.11%) OSPF
10 153 (16.11%) VoIP
11 151 (15.89%) BGP
12 149 (15.68%) Network Security
13 122 (12.84%) WLAN
14 118 (12.42%) SAN
15 90 (9.47%) IPsec
16 88 (9.26%) Cisco ASA
16 88 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
17 79 (8.32%) Cisco Nexus
18 77 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.21%) MySQL
3 27 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.37%) Neo4j
7 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.84%) Redis
10 6 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.32%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.32%) Big Data
12 3 (0.32%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 17 (1.79%) Vagrant
3 16 (1.68%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.68%) GitLab
3 16 (1.68%) JIRA
4 10 (1.05%) Subversion
5 6 (0.63%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.53%) Maven
7 3 (0.32%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.11%) AutoIt
9 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 126 (13.26%) Finance
2 53 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 50 (5.26%) Banking
4 43 (4.53%) Law
5 35 (3.68%) Retail
6 33 (3.47%) Legal
7 26 (2.74%) Marketing
8 17 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.16%) Electronics
11 9 (0.95%) Back Office
12 8 (0.84%) Automotive
12 8 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.63%) Advertising
14 5 (0.53%) Local Government
15 3 (0.32%) French Language
16 2 (0.21%) Games
16 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 248 (26.11%) Network Engineer
2 134 (14.11%) Support Engineer
3 120 (12.63%) Analyst
4 119 (12.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 81 (8.53%) IT Support
6 78 (8.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 71 (7.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 62 (6.53%) Cisco Engineer
9 58 (6.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 57 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 56 (5.89%) Security Engineer
11 56 (5.89%) Senior Network Engineer
12 53 (5.58%) Administrator
13 51 (5.37%) Architect
14 50 (5.26%) IT Engineer
14 50 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
15 49 (5.16%) Support Analyst
16 46 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
16 46 (4.84%) Technical Support
17 45 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.58%) 802.1X
1 34 (3.58%) LDAP
2 17 (1.79%) LAMP
3 16 (1.68%) Web Services
4 14 (1.47%) .NET
5 13 (1.37%) AngularJS
5 13 (1.37%) Node.js
5 13 (1.37%) React
5 13 (1.37%) Vue.js
6 10 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (0.95%) WSH
8 8 (0.84%) JSON
8 8 (0.84%) MAPI
8 8 (0.84%) XML
9 7 (0.74%) HTML
10 6 (0.63%) COM
10 6 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
10 6 (0.63%) Middleware
11 5 (0.53%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 152 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 76 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.53%) Computer Science
4 41 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 41 (4.32%) Replication
5 36 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
6 33 (3.47%) Driving Licence
7 31 (3.26%) Clustering
8 28 (2.95%) Fintech
9 26 (2.74%) Private Cloud
10 24 (2.53%) Public Cloud
11 23 (2.42%) BBC
12 21 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 19 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (1.68%) Hedge funds
15 13 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
16 12 (1.26%) Fat Client
16 12 (1.26%) Thin Client
17 11 (1.16%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 558 (58.74%) Windows
2 374 (39.37%) Windows Server
3 262 (27.58%) Linux
4 204 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 184 (19.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 113 (11.89%) Windows 7
7 95 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 57 (6.00%) Windows 8
9 42 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (3.26%) Mac OS X
11 26 (2.74%) CentOS
12 21 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (2.00%) Ubuntu
14 16 (1.68%) Unix
15 12 (1.26%) Debian
16 9 (0.95%) VMS
17 8 (0.84%) Android
18 7 (0.74%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.63%) CoreOS
20 4 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (17.68%) ITIL
2 147 (15.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 112 (11.79%) Network Design
4 107 (11.26%) Load Balancing
5 88 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
6 70 (7.37%) Network Architecture
7 65 (6.84%) Migration
8 61 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (6.42%) DevOps
8 61 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 58 (6.11%) Service Management
10 50 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 50 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 49 (5.16%) Presales
12 48 (5.05%) Network Management
13 47 (4.95%) Change Management
13 47 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
14 45 (4.74%) Cybersecurity
14 45 (4.74%) Server Virtualisation
15 43 (4.53%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 164 (17.26%) SQL
2 151 (15.89%) PowerShell
3 72 (7.58%) Python
4 59 (6.21%) Bash Shell
5 28 (2.95%) C
6 24 (2.53%) Perl
7 19 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 19 (2.00%) Ruby
7 19 (2.00%) VBScript
8 18 (1.89%) PHP
8 18 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 15 (1.58%) C++
10 13 (1.37%) Go
11 10 (1.05%) Java
12 9 (0.95%) VB
13 8 (0.84%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.32%) C#
14 3 (0.32%) C-shell
15 1 (0.11%) Rust
15 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 279 (29.37%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (20.21%) CCNP
3 181 (19.05%) CCNA
4 96 (10.11%) Degree
5 92 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 67 (7.05%) MCSE
7 61 (6.42%) Security Cleared
8 47 (4.95%) SC Cleared
9 41 (4.32%) CCIE
10 35 (3.68%) CCDP
10 35 (3.68%) MCSA
11 32 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
12 29 (3.05%) CCSE
13 26 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 25 (2.63%) DV Cleared
15 23 (2.42%) MCP
16 18 (1.89%) JNCIP
17 15 (1.58%) CISSP
18 14 (1.47%) CCSA
19 10 (1.05%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.00%) SLA
2 41 (4.32%) PCI DSS
3 39 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.05%) GDPR
4 10 (1.05%) PMO
5 7 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.42%) COBIT
7 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.32%) QA
9 1 (0.11%) GPG13
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 436 (45.89%) Active Directory
2 299 (31.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 243 (25.58%) Hyper-V
4 64 (6.74%) vSphere
5 54 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (3.58%) XenApp
7 29 (3.05%) Terminal Services
8 28 (2.95%) Docker
9 26 (2.74%) DFS Replication
9 26 (2.74%) VMware NSX
9 26 (2.74%) XenDesktop
10 25 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
11 20 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (1.68%) VirtualBox
13 11 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
15 8 (0.84%) iptables
15 8 (0.84%) VMware Server
16 7 (0.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 60 (6.32%) SCCM
2 44 (4.63%) Backup Exec
3 41 (4.32%) Nagios
4 29 (3.05%) Ansible
5 25 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 25 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.53%) QRadar
7 23 (2.42%) Puppet
8 21 (2.21%) Kubernetes
9 19 (2.00%) Salt
10 16 (1.68%) Cacti
10 16 (1.68%) WhatsUp Gold
11 15 (1.58%) SCOM
11 15 (1.58%) Terraform
12 14 (1.47%) FortiGate
12 14 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
12 14 (1.47%) WSUS
13 13 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
14 12 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
15 11 (1.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 480 (50.53%) Cisco
2 419 (44.11%) VMware
3 363 (38.21%) Microsoft
4 131 (13.79%) Citrix
5 124 (13.05%) HP
6 119 (12.53%) Juniper
7 110 (11.58%) CheckPoint
8 94 (9.89%) F5
9 82 (8.63%) Meraki
10 78 (8.21%) Palo Alto
11 73 (7.68%) SolarWinds
12 68 (7.16%) Veeam
13 57 (6.00%) Fortinet
14 56 (5.89%) Google
15 42 (4.42%) Dell
16 37 (3.89%) Mitel
17 36 (3.79%) NetApp
17 36 (3.79%) Sophos
18 34 (3.58%) Symantec
19 32 (3.37%) Avaya