Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 412 417 436
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 +72
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 1243 1311 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.73% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.69% 4.29% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1192 1261
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 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 26530 30530 34381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.04% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21604 25155 28617
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -8 454 £50,000 - 20
South East -17 309 £38,500 -9.41% 12
North of England +27 205 £32,500 -12.16% 26
Midlands -2 121 £40,000 -5.88% 15
North West -38 102 £29,250 -22.00% 17
East of England +42 101 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Yorkshire +62 84 £37,500 +7.14% 7
West Midlands -24 84 £40,000 +6.67% 5
South West -14 70 £40,000 +23.08% 4
East Midlands +36 26 £31,000 -27.06% 9
North East +24 19 £32,500 +12.07% 2
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 784 (63.07%) Firewall
2 753 (60.58%) Cisco
3 693 (55.75%) Windows
4 575 (46.26%) VMware
5 535 (43.04%) Active Directory
6 518 (41.67%) VPN
7 508 (40.87%) WAN
8 502 (40.39%) DNS
9 466 (37.49%) Windows Server
10 463 (37.25%) LAN
11 439 (35.32%) Microsoft
12 434 (34.92%) TCP/IP
13 426 (34.27%) Cisco Certification
14 405 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 396 (31.86%) DHCP
16 325 (26.15%) Linux
17 313 (25.18%) MS Exchange
17 313 (25.18%) BGP
18 303 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
19 298 (23.97%) MPLS
20 293 (23.57%) OSPF
21 292 (23.49%) Windows Server 2012
22 282 (22.69%) ITIL
22 282 (22.69%) CCNA
23 264 (21.24%) CCNP
24 260 (20.92%) Office 365
25 257 (20.68%) SAN
26 254 (20.43%) VoIP
27 243 (19.55%) Hyper-V
28 231 (18.58%) 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
1 313 (25.18%) MS Exchange
2 151 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (7.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 81 (6.52%) IIS
5 57 (4.59%) SharePoint
6 51 (4.10%) Apache
7 48 (3.86%) Skype for Business
8 42 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 29 (2.33%) nginx
10 27 (2.17%) CMS
10 27 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 27 (2.17%) OpenStack
11 22 (1.77%) Tomcat
12 21 (1.69%) WebSphere
13 16 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
15 11 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.88%) CloudStack
16 10 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 8 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 126 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.080%) InDesign
6 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.080%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.080%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.080%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.080%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 260 (20.92%) Office 365
2 173 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 141 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (4.18%) Mimecast
5 32 (2.57%) IaaS
6 30 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 29 (2.33%) PaaS
8 20 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (1.61%) SaaS
9 17 (1.37%) Amazon S3
10 14 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.56%) G Suite
14 6 (0.48%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.48%) OpenDNS
15 5 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
16 4 (0.32%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 784 (63.07%) Firewall
2 518 (41.67%) VPN
3 508 (40.87%) WAN
4 502 (40.39%) DNS
5 463 (37.25%) LAN
6 434 (34.92%) TCP/IP
7 396 (31.86%) DHCP
8 313 (25.18%) BGP
9 298 (23.97%) MPLS
10 293 (23.57%) OSPF
11 257 (20.68%) SAN
12 254 (20.43%) VoIP
13 199 (16.01%) Cisco ASA
14 172 (13.84%) Wireless
15 155 (12.47%) IPsec
16 143 (11.50%) Network Security
17 105 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
18 102 (8.21%) Cisco Nexus
19 101 (8.13%) HSRP
20 97 (7.80%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (3.86%) MySQL
4 30 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.45%) MariaDB
6 15 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (1.13%) Redis
8 13 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.32%) IDOL
14 4 (0.32%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.24%) DB2
15 3 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 21 (1.69%) JIRA
3 20 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.97%) Subversion
6 10 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (0.48%) Psake
8 6 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.24%) Ant
9 3 (0.24%) Maven
10 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.080%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.080%) git-flow
11 1 (0.080%) WinAutomation
General
1 166 (13.35%) Finance
2 96 (7.72%) Telecoms
3 49 (3.94%) Legal
4 48 (3.86%) Back Office
5 45 (3.62%) Retail
6 42 (3.38%) Law
7 26 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.69%) Banking
9 20 (1.61%) Games
9 20 (1.61%) Marketing
9 20 (1.61%) Military
10 14 (1.13%) Advertising
10 14 (1.13%) Billing
11 12 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.80%) Electronics
13 6 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.16%) Automotive
14 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.080%) Local Government
15 1 (0.080%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 330 (26.55%) Network Engineer
2 215 (17.30%) Support Engineer
3 152 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 151 (12.15%) Analyst
5 117 (9.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 108 (8.69%) Administrator
7 106 (8.53%) IT Support
8 97 (7.80%) Cisco Engineer
9 91 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
10 88 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
11 85 (6.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 85 (6.84%) IT Engineer
12 80 (6.44%) Support Analyst
13 72 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 67 (5.39%) IT Support Engineer
15 64 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
16 63 (5.07%) Infrastructure Support
17 61 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
18 56 (4.51%) Network Support
19 54 (4.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.93%) LAMP
2 22 (1.77%) 802.1X
2 22 (1.77%) LEMP Stack
3 18 (1.45%) .NET
4 17 (1.37%) POSIX
5 16 (1.29%) Web Services
6 12 (0.97%) LAPP Stack
7 11 (0.88%) Sensu
8 9 (0.72%) JDBC
8 9 (0.72%) XML
9 8 (0.64%) Django
10 7 (0.56%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.56%) FreeSWITCH
10 7 (0.56%) PHP-FPM
10 7 (0.56%) WAP
10 7 (0.56%) WSGI
10 7 (0.56%) WSH
11 6 (0.48%) ASP.NET Core
12 5 (0.40%) HTML
12 5 (0.40%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 231 (18.58%) Data Centre
2 74 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (5.23%) Replication
4 64 (5.15%) Clustering
5 47 (3.78%) Driving Licence
6 38 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
8 28 (2.25%) Private Cloud
9 23 (1.85%) PMI
10 20 (1.61%) FlexPod
11 19 (1.53%) iPad
11 19 (1.53%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.29%) User Experience
13 14 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 11 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (0.88%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.80%) Fintech
16 10 (0.80%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 693 (55.75%) Windows
2 466 (37.49%) Windows Server
3 325 (26.15%) Linux
4 303 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 292 (23.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 185 (14.88%) Windows 7
7 145 (11.67%) Windows 10
8 94 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 77 (6.19%) Windows 8
10 67 (5.39%) Ubuntu
11 42 (3.38%) CentOS
12 41 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 39 (3.14%) Debian
13 39 (3.14%) Unix
14 27 (2.17%) Mac OS X
15 16 (1.29%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.80%) VMS
17 9 (0.72%) Android
18 8 (0.64%) Mac OS
19 7 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (22.69%) ITIL
2 125 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 106 (8.53%) Load Balancing
4 105 (8.45%) Network Design
5 98 (7.88%) Project Management
6 90 (7.24%) Change Management
7 80 (6.44%) DevOps
8 79 (6.36%) Network Management
9 75 (6.03%) High Availability
10 74 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
11 72 (5.79%) Mentoring
12 66 (5.31%) Migration
13 55 (4.42%) Information Security
14 53 (4.26%) Presales
14 53 (4.26%) Service Delivery
15 52 (4.18%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (4.10%) Configuration Management
17 48 (3.86%) Problem Management
18 46 (3.70%) ITIL V3
19 45 (3.62%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 166 (13.35%) PowerShell
2 124 (9.98%) SQL
3 87 (7.00%) Python
4 81 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 37 (2.98%) Perl
6 28 (2.25%) Ruby
7 25 (2.01%) C
8 24 (1.93%) VBScript
9 21 (1.69%) PHP
10 20 (1.61%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.45%) Java
12 9 (0.72%) C#
12 9 (0.72%) Jython
13 7 (0.56%) AWK
13 7 (0.56%) sed
14 3 (0.24%) C++
14 3 (0.24%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.16%) C-shell
15 2 (0.16%) Korn
16 1 (0.080%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 426 (34.27%) Cisco Certification
2 282 (22.69%) CCNA
3 264 (21.24%) CCNP
4 130 (10.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 110 (8.85%) Degree
6 81 (6.52%) CCIE
7 78 (6.28%) MCSE
8 68 (5.47%) Security Cleared
9 66 (5.31%) MCSA
10 51 (4.10%) SC Cleared
11 39 (3.14%) MCP
12 32 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 30 (2.41%) CCDP
14 29 (2.33%) DV Cleared
15 28 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (1.85%) PMI Certification
17 18 (1.45%) CCIP
17 18 (1.45%) MCITP
18 17 (1.37%) CISSP
19 16 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.32%) SLA
2 50 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (3.46%) PCI DSS
4 30 (2.41%) QA
5 14 (1.13%) GCP
6 12 (0.97%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.32%) COBIT
10 4 (0.32%) GDPR
10 4 (0.32%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.24%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.080%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.080%) PMO
System Software
1 535 (43.04%) Active Directory
2 405 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 243 (19.55%) Hyper-V
4 108 (8.69%) VMware ESXi
5 95 (7.64%) vSphere
6 66 (5.31%) XenApp
7 48 (3.86%) Terminal Services
8 42 (3.38%) Virtual Servers
9 29 (2.33%) Docker
10 25 (2.01%) DFS Replication
11 23 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
12 22 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
13 19 (1.53%) Firmware
13 19 (1.53%) ProxySG
14 15 (1.21%) XenServer
15 13 (1.05%) NFS
16 12 (0.97%) Varnish
17 11 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.88%) XenDesktop
18 10 (0.80%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 94 (7.56%) Puppet
2 81 (6.52%) SCCM
3 64 (5.15%) WSUS
4 56 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (4.42%) Ansible
6 44 (3.54%) Backup Exec
7 41 (3.30%) Nagios
8 39 (3.14%) vCenter Server
9 35 (2.82%) ZABBIX
10 27 (2.17%) SCOM
11 24 (1.93%) Microsoft Clustering
12 21 (1.69%) HAProxy
13 19 (1.53%) vMotion
14 18 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
15 17 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
16 16 (1.29%) FortiGate
16 16 (1.29%) Kubernetes
17 15 (1.21%) Salt
18 14 (1.13%) Cacti
19 13 (1.05%) Graylog
Vendors
1 753 (60.58%) Cisco
2 575 (46.26%) VMware
3 439 (35.32%) Microsoft
4 219 (17.62%) Juniper
5 169 (13.60%) HP
6 152 (12.23%) Citrix
7 134 (10.78%) CheckPoint
8 131 (10.54%) F5
9 116 (9.33%) Veeam
10 104 (8.37%) Dell
11 95 (7.64%) Palo Alto
12 90 (7.24%) SolarWinds
13 83 (6.68%) Meraki
14 66 (5.31%) Brocade
15 52 (4.18%) NetApp
16 47 (3.78%) Fortinet
17 45 (3.62%) Apple
17 45 (3.62%) Aruba
18 42 (3.38%) Symantec
19 40 (3.22%) Red Hat