Period
to 23 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 407 415 423
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -34
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 858 1,012 1,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.72% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 4.71% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 766 838 1,061
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 17,592 21,497 24,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.13% 15.23% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13,997 16,914 20,396
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 23 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +25 288 £47,500 - 26
South East +24 179 £42,500 +11.84% 54
Midlands -6 115 £32,500 -23.53% 27
North of England +55 108 £37,500 -6.25% 59
South West +86 96 £33,000 -5.71% 21
West Midlands -11 79 £32,500 -24.86% 19
East of England +24 72 £42,500 +13.33% 29
North West +46 57 £37,500 -3.85% 32
Yorkshire +25 47 £37,500 -6.25% 21
East Midlands +13 36 £35,000 +7.69% 8
North East +18 4 £30,000 -25.00% 6
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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.

1 516 (60.14%) Windows
2 509 (59.32%) Firewall
3 411 (47.90%) Active Directory
4 401 (46.74%) TCP/IP
5 383 (44.64%) VMware
6 366 (42.66%) Microsoft
7 365 (42.54%) Cisco
8 345 (40.21%) DNS
9 333 (38.81%) VPN
10 328 (38.23%) Office 365
11 327 (38.11%) Windows Server
12 316 (36.83%) DHCP
13 307 (35.78%) WAN
14 289 (33.68%) LAN
15 276 (32.17%) Cisco Certification
16 257 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
17 245 (28.55%) Azure
18 204 (23.78%) CCNP
19 182 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 176 (20.51%) BGP
21 172 (20.05%) Hyper-V
21 172 (20.05%) Windows 10
22 171 (19.93%) CCNA
23 169 (19.70%) OSPF
24 166 (19.35%) ITIL
24 166 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
25 151 (17.60%) Linux
25 151 (17.60%) Wireless
26 148 (17.25%) Problem-Solving
27 142 (16.55%) MPLS

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
1 123 (14.34%) MS Exchange
2 56 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (6.18%) SharePoint
4 38 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (3.50%) IIS
6 25 (2.91%) Skype for Business
7 19 (2.21%) Apache
8 17 (1.98%) Confluence
9 7 (0.82%) SAS
10 6 (0.70%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.47%) nginx
13 3 (0.35%) Site Server
14 2 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.23%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 118 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.23%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 328 (38.23%) Office 365
2 245 (28.55%) Azure
3 92 (10.72%) AWS
4 32 (3.73%) IaaS
4 32 (3.73%) SaaS
5 27 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (2.33%) PaaS
7 15 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.93%) GCP
9 7 (0.82%) GitHub
10 5 (0.58%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.47%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.47%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.35%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (0.35%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.35%) G Suite
13 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.23%) OpenDNS
13 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 509 (59.32%) Firewall
2 401 (46.74%) TCP/IP
3 345 (40.21%) DNS
4 333 (38.81%) VPN
5 316 (36.83%) DHCP
6 307 (35.78%) WAN
7 289 (33.68%) LAN
8 176 (20.51%) BGP
9 169 (19.70%) OSPF
10 151 (17.60%) Wireless
11 142 (16.55%) MPLS
12 118 (13.75%) Network Security
13 115 (13.40%) VoIP
14 110 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
15 106 (12.35%) Internet
16 102 (11.89%) IPsec
17 100 (11.66%) SAN
18 75 (8.74%) Wi-Fi
19 65 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
20 50 (5.83%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (1.28%) MySQL
4 5 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.47%) Power BI
5 4 (0.47%) Redis
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.35%) MariaDB
6 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.23%) MS Access
7 2 (0.23%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Ignite
8 1 (0.12%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.12%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (3.61%) JIRA
2 21 (2.45%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.63%) GitLab
4 9 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.82%) Bitbucket
6 6 (0.70%) Bugzilla
6 6 (0.70%) CruiseControl
6 6 (0.70%) Selenium
7 5 (0.58%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.35%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.35%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 108 (12.59%) Finance
2 73 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.50%) Law
4 21 (2.45%) Legal
5 20 (2.33%) Marketing
6 17 (1.98%) Automotive
7 16 (1.86%) Banking
7 16 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.63%) Public Sector
9 12 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.17%) Retail
11 8 (0.93%) Electronics
12 7 (0.82%) Advertising
12 7 (0.82%) Military
13 5 (0.58%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.47%) French Language
14 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.23%) Publishing
16 1 (0.12%) Back Office
16 1 (0.12%) Police
Job Titles
1 224 (26.11%) Network Engineer
2 149 (17.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 128 (14.92%) Support Engineer
4 104 (12.12%) IT Engineer
5 92 (10.72%) IT Support
6 85 (9.91%) Senior Network Engineer
7 62 (7.23%) Analyst
8 58 (6.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 49 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
10 47 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 44 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 42 (4.90%) Administrator
13 39 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
14 37 (4.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 36 (4.20%) Technical Support
16 34 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
17 32 (3.73%) Technical Support Engineer
18 31 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 30 (3.50%) Architect
20 29 (3.38%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.31%) 802.1X
2 19 (2.21%) WSH
3 14 (1.63%) LDAP
4 12 (1.40%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (0.82%) LAMP
6 5 (0.58%) JSON
7 3 (0.35%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.23%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.23%) Jinja
8 2 (0.23%) Node.js
8 2 (0.23%) React
8 2 (0.23%) Vue.js
8 2 (0.23%) YAML
9 1 (0.12%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.12%) REST
9 1 (0.12%) Sensu
9 1 (0.12%) Velocity
9 1 (0.12%) Web Services
9 1 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (15.62%) Data Centre
2 60 (6.99%) Self-Motivation
3 58 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.20%) Replication
5 30 (3.50%) Driving Licence
6 24 (2.80%) Clustering
7 21 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
8 20 (2.33%) CCTV
9 17 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.98%) User Experience
10 15 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 14 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.28%) CMDB
14 10 (1.17%) Private Cloud
15 7 (0.82%) Fibre Optics
15 7 (0.82%) Smart City
16 6 (0.70%) Handset
17 5 (0.58%) EMC VNX
18 4 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 516 (60.14%) Windows
2 327 (38.11%) Windows Server
3 172 (20.05%) Windows 10
4 166 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 151 (17.60%) Linux
6 127 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (7.93%) Windows 7
8 28 (3.26%) Ubuntu
8 28 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (2.91%) CentOS
10 23 (2.68%) Mac OS
11 22 (2.56%) Unix
12 17 (1.98%) VMS
13 15 (1.75%) Windows 8
14 14 (1.63%) Apple iOS
15 13 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (1.17%) Debian
17 9 (1.05%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.93%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 166 (19.35%) ITIL
3 148 (17.25%) Problem-Solving
4 88 (10.26%) Network Design
5 69 (8.04%) Load Balancing
6 61 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 53 (6.18%) Server Management
8 47 (5.48%) Network Monitoring
9 46 (5.36%) Project Management
10 45 (5.24%) Mentoring
11 42 (4.90%) Change Management
11 42 (4.90%) DevOps
12 38 (4.43%) Configuration Management
12 38 (4.43%) Service Delivery
13 36 (4.20%) Patch Management
14 33 (3.85%) Migration
14 33 (3.85%) Problem Management
14 33 (3.85%) Time Management
15 32 (3.73%) Network Management
15 32 (3.73%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 126 (14.69%) PowerShell
2 77 (8.97%) SQL
3 24 (2.80%) Python
4 23 (2.68%) VBScript
5 19 (2.21%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.05%) Perl
7 5 (0.58%) Ruby
8 4 (0.47%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.35%) Go
10 2 (0.23%) C++
10 2 (0.23%) PHP
11 1 (0.12%) C-shell
11 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 276 (32.17%) Cisco Certification
2 204 (23.78%) CCNP
3 171 (19.93%) CCNA
4 83 (9.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 81 (9.44%) CCIE
6 54 (6.29%) MCSE
7 51 (5.94%) Degree
8 43 (5.01%) CCDP
9 31 (3.61%) JNCIA
10 28 (3.26%) Security Cleared
11 27 (3.15%) MCSA
12 23 (2.68%) JNCIS
12 23 (2.68%) SC Cleared
13 17 (1.98%) DBS Check
13 17 (1.98%) MCP
14 16 (1.86%) CCSA
15 15 (1.75%) CCDA
15 15 (1.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 15 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (1.63%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.97%) SLA
2 32 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.86%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (0.82%) QA
5 6 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.47%) GDPR
7 2 (0.23%) GxP
System Software
1 411 (47.90%) Active Directory
2 257 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (20.05%) Hyper-V
4 103 (12.00%) vSphere
5 54 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (5.48%) XenApp
7 22 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
8 21 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (1.86%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.63%) VMware NSX
11 12 (1.40%) Docker
11 12 (1.40%) NFS
11 12 (1.40%) VirtualBox
12 10 (1.17%) Firmware
13 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.82%) KVM
14 7 (0.82%) Xen
15 6 (0.70%) iptables
15 6 (0.70%) QEMU
16 5 (0.58%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 82 (9.56%) SCCM
2 40 (4.66%) vCenter Server
3 35 (4.08%) WSUS
4 25 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (2.68%) Backup Exec
6 16 (1.86%) Ansible
6 16 (1.86%) Cisco Prime
6 16 (1.86%) FortiGate
7 15 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 15 (1.75%) Kubernetes
8 11 (1.28%) Nagios
8 11 (1.28%) vRealize
9 9 (1.05%) Icinga
10 8 (0.93%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.82%) Munin
11 7 (0.82%) Puppet
12 6 (0.70%) SCOM
12 6 (0.70%) SELinux
12 6 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (0.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 383 (44.64%) VMware
2 366 (42.66%) Microsoft
3 365 (42.54%) Cisco
4 107 (12.47%) Citrix
5 89 (10.37%) Juniper
6 84 (9.79%) HP
7 77 (8.97%) Palo Alto
8 62 (7.23%) Veeam
9 60 (6.99%) Meraki
10 57 (6.64%) CheckPoint
11 56 (6.53%) Dell
12 54 (6.29%) F5
13 53 (6.18%) SolarWinds
14 45 (5.24%) SonicWALL
15 36 (4.20%) Mitel
16 29 (3.38%) EMC
17 27 (3.15%) Brocade
17 27 (3.15%) NetApp
18 24 (2.80%) Fortinet
19 23 (2.68%) Huawei