Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 390 404 432
Rank change year-on-year +14 +28 -27
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 782 1,025 1,136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.74% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.83% 4.79% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 712 872 1,041
Median annual salary £41,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,050 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%

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 16,182 21,377 25,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.16% 15.46% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12,839 16,528 20,210
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in England

VLAN
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VLAN in England.

Salary trend for VLAN in England

VLAN
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VLAN in England over the 6 months to 8 April 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 8 April 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 0 241 £52,500 +10.53% 8
South East +43 158 £40,000 +6.67% 24
North of England +29 111 £37,500 -6.25% 21
South West +75 101 £42,000 +15.07% 18
Midlands -13 91 £35,000 -17.65% 8
East of England +45 82 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Midlands -13 64 £32,500 -23.53% 8
North West +17 55 £37,500 -1.32% 17
Yorkshire +11 38 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East Midlands +14 27 £40,000 +23.08%
North East +19 18 £33,500 -16.25% 3
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 464 (59.34%) Firewall
2 432 (55.24%) Windows
3 371 (47.44%) Cisco
4 346 (44.25%) TCP/IP
5 336 (42.97%) Microsoft
6 334 (42.71%) VMware
7 328 (41.94%) Active Directory
8 327 (41.82%) WAN
9 326 (41.69%) LAN
10 316 (40.41%) VPN
11 314 (40.15%) DNS
12 284 (36.32%) DHCP
13 283 (36.19%) Cisco Certification
14 280 (35.81%) Office 365
15 268 (34.27%) Windows Server
16 223 (28.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 211 (26.98%) Azure
18 178 (22.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 177 (22.63%) CCNA
20 175 (22.38%) CCNP
21 153 (19.57%) Wireless
21 153 (19.57%) Windows 10
22 152 (19.44%) Linux
23 146 (18.67%) VoIP
23 146 (18.67%) MPLS
24 145 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
25 144 (18.41%) BGP
26 143 (18.29%) Hyper-V
27 138 (17.65%) OSPF
27 138 (17.65%) ITIL

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
1 110 (14.07%) MS Exchange
2 54 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (4.73%) SharePoint
4 36 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (2.69%) IIS
6 14 (1.79%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.28%) Apache
8 8 (1.02%) Confluence
8 8 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.77%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.13%) nginx
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 114 (14.58%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (3.58%) MS Visio
3 23 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.38%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.13%) FastStats
3 1 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 280 (35.81%) Office 365
2 211 (26.98%) Azure
3 87 (11.13%) AWS
4 27 (3.45%) IaaS
5 26 (3.32%) SaaS
6 20 (2.56%) PaaS
7 13 (1.66%) Mimecast
8 12 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.53%) GitHub
9 11 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.90%) GCP
12 6 (0.77%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.38%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.26%) G Suite
14 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.13%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 464 (59.34%) Firewall
2 346 (44.25%) TCP/IP
3 327 (41.82%) WAN
4 326 (41.69%) LAN
5 316 (40.41%) VPN
6 314 (40.15%) DNS
7 284 (36.32%) DHCP
8 153 (19.57%) Wireless
9 146 (18.67%) MPLS
9 146 (18.67%) VoIP
10 144 (18.41%) BGP
11 138 (17.65%) OSPF
12 125 (15.98%) Network Security
13 97 (12.40%) SAN
14 93 (11.89%) Cisco ASA
15 89 (11.38%) Internet
16 77 (9.85%) Wi-Fi
17 65 (8.31%) Cisco Nexus
18 64 (8.18%) IPsec
19 45 (5.75%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (1.15%) MySQL
5 5 (0.64%) MS Access
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.38%) Power BI
8 2 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.26%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.26%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Ignite
9 1 (0.13%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.13%) Redis
9 1 (0.13%) Riak
9 1 (0.13%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 20 (2.56%) JIRA
2 17 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.15%) GitLab
4 6 (0.77%) Bugzilla
4 6 (0.77%) CruiseControl
4 6 (0.77%) Selenium
5 4 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.38%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
General
1 97 (12.40%) Finance
2 59 (7.54%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.56%) Legal
4 17 (2.17%) Law
5 14 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.53%) Japanese Language
7 10 (1.28%) Banking
7 10 (1.28%) Marketing
8 9 (1.15%) Automotive
8 9 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.90%) Advertising
9 7 (0.90%) Public Sector
10 6 (0.77%) Military
11 5 (0.64%) Publishing
12 4 (0.51%) Electronics
12 4 (0.51%) French Language
13 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.26%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Police
14 2 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 223 (28.52%) Network Engineer
2 141 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 120 (15.35%) Support Engineer
4 80 (10.23%) IT Engineer
5 71 (9.08%) IT Support
6 68 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 67 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
8 53 (6.78%) Analyst
9 42 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support
10 38 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 37 (4.73%) IT Support Engineer
12 36 (4.60%) Technical Support
13 35 (4.48%) Administrator
14 34 (4.35%) Team Leader
15 33 (4.22%) IT Manager
16 32 (4.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 32 (4.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 31 (3.96%) Network Security Engineer
17 31 (3.96%) Security Engineer
18 30 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.71%) 802.1X
2 26 (3.32%) WSH
3 10 (1.28%) LDAP
4 6 (0.77%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (0.77%) LAMP
5 4 (0.51%) XMPP
6 3 (0.38%) .NET
7 2 (0.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (0.26%) Jinja
7 2 (0.26%) JSON
7 2 (0.26%) Node.js
7 2 (0.26%) React
7 2 (0.26%) Vue.js
7 2 (0.26%) Web Services
7 2 (0.26%) YAML
8 1 (0.13%) OpenEmbedded
8 1 (0.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 121 (15.47%) Data Centre
2 70 (8.95%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 22 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.69%) Private Cloud
6 21 (2.69%) Replication
7 17 (2.17%) Clustering
8 16 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.28%) CCTV
10 10 (1.28%) Handset
11 8 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.90%) Fibre Optics
13 6 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (0.77%) Life Science
14 5 (0.64%) CMDB
14 5 (0.64%) EMC VNX
14 5 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 432 (55.24%) Windows
2 268 (34.27%) Windows Server
3 153 (19.57%) Windows 10
4 152 (19.44%) Linux
5 145 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 127 (16.24%) Windows Server 2016
7 85 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 70 (8.95%) Windows 7
9 60 (7.67%) Windows Server 2019
10 26 (3.32%) Mac OS
11 23 (2.94%) Windows 8
12 22 (2.81%) Ubuntu
13 18 (2.30%) Unix
14 17 (2.17%) CentOS
15 15 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (1.79%) VMS
17 13 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (1.28%) Apple iOS
19 9 (1.15%) Debian
20 8 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (22.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 138 (17.65%) ITIL
3 118 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
4 72 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 65 (8.31%) Network Design
6 60 (7.67%) Load Balancing
7 59 (7.54%) Information Security
8 58 (7.42%) Server Management
9 46 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 42 (5.37%) Patch Management
11 41 (5.24%) Configuration Management
11 41 (5.24%) Service Delivery
12 39 (4.99%) DevOps
13 36 (4.60%) Presales
13 36 (4.60%) Project Management
14 35 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
15 33 (4.22%) Change Management
15 33 (4.22%) Kalman Filter
16 32 (4.09%) Time Management
17 29 (3.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 115 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 67 (8.57%) SQL
3 33 (4.22%) VBScript
4 23 (2.94%) Python
5 20 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 7 (0.90%) Perl
7 4 (0.51%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.38%) Go
8 3 (0.38%) Ruby
9 2 (0.26%) C
9 2 (0.26%) C++
10 1 (0.13%) C-shell
10 1 (0.13%) Java
10 1 (0.13%) PHP
10 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 283 (36.19%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (22.63%) CCNA
3 175 (22.38%) CCNP
4 71 (9.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (7.80%) CCIE
6 58 (7.42%) MCSE
7 45 (5.75%) CCDP
8 38 (4.86%) Degree
9 22 (2.81%) JNCIA
9 22 (2.81%) Security Cleared
10 21 (2.69%) MCP
11 17 (2.17%) CCSA
11 17 (2.17%) MCITP
11 17 (2.17%) SC Cleared
12 16 (2.05%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 16 (2.05%) MCSA
12 16 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.79%) CCDA
14 13 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.28%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.34%) SLA
2 35 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.41%) GDPR
4 8 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) QA
7 1 (0.13%) GxP
7 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) NIST
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 328 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 223 (28.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (18.29%) Hyper-V
4 94 (12.02%) vSphere
5 48 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (5.12%) XenApp
7 23 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
8 22 (2.81%) Firmware
9 17 (2.17%) Docker
10 14 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (1.28%) NFS
12 9 (1.15%) BitLocker
12 9 (1.15%) VMware NSX
13 8 (1.02%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.90%) KVM
14 7 (0.90%) Xen
15 6 (0.77%) iptables
15 6 (0.77%) QEMU
15 6 (0.77%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (6.52%) SCCM
2 40 (5.12%) vCenter Server
3 35 (4.48%) WSUS
4 27 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 26 (3.32%) FortiGate
6 18 (2.30%) Kubernetes
7 17 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
7 17 (2.17%) Puppet
8 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
9 12 (1.53%) vRealize
10 11 (1.41%) Ansible
11 9 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (1.02%) Nagios
13 7 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.90%) SCOM
13 7 (0.90%) Terraform
14 6 (0.77%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.77%) SELinux
14 6 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 371 (47.44%) Cisco
2 336 (42.97%) Microsoft
3 334 (42.71%) VMware
4 115 (14.71%) HP
5 97 (12.40%) Juniper
6 90 (11.51%) Citrix
7 65 (8.31%) Palo Alto
8 60 (7.67%) Meraki
9 59 (7.54%) SonicWALL
10 52 (6.65%) CheckPoint
11 48 (6.14%) F5
12 43 (5.50%) Veeam
13 39 (4.99%) Dell
14 37 (4.73%) Mitel
15 33 (4.22%) SolarWinds
16 24 (3.07%) Infoblox
17 22 (2.81%) Fortinet
18 21 (2.69%) Aruba
18 21 (2.69%) Brocade
19 20 (2.56%) EMC