Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 424 403 430
Rank change year-on-year -21 +27 +16
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 1,135 1,250 1,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.76% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.56% 4.55% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,021 1,158 1,253
England median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £68,550
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 24,887 27,457 33,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.27% 16.68% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20,281 22,430 27,859
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £74,000 £73,138 £71,250
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -30 380 £50,000 - 38
South East -36 289 £37,500 -11.76% 46
North of England -2 177 £38,250 +9.29% 34
Midlands -32 124 £40,000 -5.88% 21
East of England +25 99 £39,000 -8.24% 19
North West -28 88 £35,000 -5.41% 17
South West +25 84 £36,500 +25.86% 7
West Midlands -23 77 £35,500 -5.33% 14
Yorkshire +30 67 £44,000 +35.38% 16
East Midlands -27 34 £40,500 -4.71% 7
North East -13 22 £35,000 +20.69% 1
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 649 (57.18%) Cisco
2 645 (56.83%) Windows
3 642 (56.56%) Firewall
4 510 (44.93%) Active Directory
5 508 (44.76%) VMware
6 486 (42.82%) VPN
7 476 (41.94%) WAN
8 453 (39.91%) DNS
9 432 (38.06%) LAN
9 432 (38.06%) Windows Server
10 412 (36.30%) TCP/IP
11 395 (34.80%) Microsoft
12 393 (34.63%) Cisco Certification
13 359 (31.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 324 (28.55%) DHCP
15 280 (24.67%) CCNA
16 271 (23.88%) ITIL
17 267 (23.52%) MPLS
17 267 (23.52%) Windows Server 2008
18 259 (22.82%) CCNP
19 257 (22.64%) VoIP
20 250 (22.03%) BGP
20 250 (22.03%) Office 365
21 245 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
22 235 (20.70%) Hyper-V
23 232 (20.44%) Linux
24 231 (20.35%) MS Exchange
25 220 (19.38%) OSPF
26 214 (18.85%) SAN
27 213 (18.77%) Juniper

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
1 231 (20.35%) MS Exchange
2 90 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 87 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 67 (5.90%) IIS
5 44 (3.88%) Skype for Business
6 32 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (2.47%) nginx
8 27 (2.38%) SharePoint
9 24 (2.11%) Apache
10 23 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.32%) Confluence
12 14 (1.23%) CMS
13 13 (1.15%) OpenStack
14 12 (1.06%) uWSGI
15 10 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (0.88%) CloudStack
15 10 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.44%) EPiServer
17 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 100 (8.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.088%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.088%) LibreOffice
3 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.088%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.088%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.088%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.088%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.088%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 250 (22.03%) Office 365
2 173 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (3.35%) IaaS
5 28 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 25 (2.20%) Mimecast
6 25 (2.20%) SaaS
7 21 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.41%) PaaS
9 15 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (1.15%) G Suite
11 12 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (0.88%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (0.88%) AWS CloudTrail
14 7 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
15 5 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 642 (56.56%) Firewall
2 486 (42.82%) VPN
3 476 (41.94%) WAN
4 453 (39.91%) DNS
5 432 (38.06%) LAN
6 412 (36.30%) TCP/IP
7 324 (28.55%) DHCP
8 267 (23.52%) MPLS
9 257 (22.64%) VoIP
10 250 (22.03%) BGP
11 220 (19.38%) OSPF
12 214 (18.85%) SAN
13 207 (18.24%) Wireless
14 153 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
15 138 (12.16%) WLAN
16 135 (11.89%) Ethernet
16 135 (11.89%) Network Security
17 115 (10.13%) Wi-Fi
18 114 (10.04%) SNMP
19 108 (9.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.88%) MySQL
3 34 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (1.94%) MariaDB
7 13 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.15%) Redis
8 12 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 11 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (0.88%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.70%) DTS
11 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.35%) IDOL
13 4 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.41%) JIRA
3 16 (1.41%) Subversion
4 10 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.44%) Psake
5 5 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.44%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.26%) Ant
6 3 (0.26%) Maven
7 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.088%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.088%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.088%) Vagrant
General
1 131 (11.54%) Finance
2 114 (10.04%) Telecoms
3 49 (4.32%) Law
4 38 (3.35%) Legal
5 37 (3.26%) Retail
6 25 (2.20%) Back Office
7 22 (1.94%) Advertising
8 18 (1.59%) Games
9 16 (1.41%) Marketing
10 15 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.97%) Banking
11 11 (0.97%) Billing
12 6 (0.53%) Military
13 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.35%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.35%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.088%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 315 (27.75%) Network Engineer
2 195 (17.18%) Support Engineer
3 145 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 130 (11.45%) IT Support
5 121 (10.66%) Analyst
6 90 (7.93%) IT Engineer
7 85 (7.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 72 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
9 71 (6.26%) IT Support Engineer
10 68 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support
11 61 (5.37%) Network Support
11 61 (5.37%) Senior Network Engineer
12 57 (5.02%) Cisco Engineer
13 54 (4.76%) Support Analyst
14 52 (4.58%) Network Support Engineer
15 51 (4.49%) Architect
16 49 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 49 (4.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 49 (4.32%) Team Leader
17 48 (4.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.20%) LEMP Stack
2 23 (2.03%) .NET
3 19 (1.67%) LAMP
4 15 (1.32%) LDAP
5 14 (1.23%) Web Services
6 12 (1.06%) Django
6 12 (1.06%) FreeSWITCH
6 12 (1.06%) PHP-FPM
6 12 (1.06%) WSGI
7 10 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
7 10 (0.88%) Sensu
8 9 (0.79%) 802.1X
9 8 (0.70%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.62%) POSIX
10 7 (0.62%) WAP
10 7 (0.62%) WSH
11 6 (0.53%) RFC 2547
12 5 (0.44%) ASP.NET Core
12 5 (0.44%) Software Packaging
13 4 (0.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 195 (17.18%) Data Centre
2 93 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (6.26%) Driving Licence
4 47 (4.14%) Replication
5 44 (3.88%) Clustering
6 43 (3.79%) Computer Science
7 40 (3.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 37 (3.26%) Private Cloud
9 35 (3.08%) Management Information System
10 31 (2.73%) HP StoreVirtual
11 30 (2.64%) Linux Command Line
12 22 (1.94%) User Experience
13 18 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
14 16 (1.41%) Fintech
15 15 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
16 12 (1.06%) Wiki
17 11 (0.97%) Blackberry
17 11 (0.97%) FlexPod
18 10 (0.88%) Fat Client
18 10 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 645 (56.83%) Windows
2 432 (38.06%) Windows Server
3 267 (23.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 245 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 232 (20.44%) Linux
6 140 (12.33%) Windows 7
7 103 (9.07%) Windows 10
8 62 (5.46%) Windows 8
9 46 (4.05%) Ubuntu
10 37 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (2.82%) CentOS
12 29 (2.56%) Mac OS X
13 28 (2.47%) Unix
14 26 (2.29%) Debian
15 17 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (1.15%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.79%) Android
17 9 (0.79%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.26%) CoreOS
18 3 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (23.88%) ITIL
2 100 (8.81%) Change Management
2 100 (8.81%) Load Balancing
3 97 (8.55%) Network Design
4 87 (7.67%) Network Monitoring
5 85 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 70 (6.17%) Network Management
7 63 (5.55%) Project Management
8 59 (5.20%) Configuration Management
9 58 (5.11%) Presales
10 57 (5.02%) DevOps
10 57 (5.02%) High Availability
11 56 (4.93%) Service Delivery
12 52 (4.58%) Problem Management
13 50 (4.41%) Service Management
14 49 (4.32%) Incident Management
14 49 (4.32%) Network Architecture
15 48 (4.23%) ITIL V3
16 47 (4.14%) Migration
17 44 (3.88%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 150 (13.22%) PowerShell
2 117 (10.31%) SQL
3 82 (7.22%) Python
4 69 (6.08%) Bash Shell
5 51 (4.49%) Perl
6 44 (3.88%) PHP
7 24 (2.11%) C
8 16 (1.41%) VBScript
9 14 (1.23%) Ruby
10 10 (0.88%) C#
10 10 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.44%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.18%) Java
14 1 (0.088%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.088%) AWK
14 1 (0.088%) C++
14 1 (0.088%) C-shell
14 1 (0.088%) Korn
14 1 (0.088%) sed
Qualifications
1 393 (34.63%) Cisco Certification
2 280 (24.67%) CCNA
3 259 (22.82%) CCNP
4 122 (10.75%) Degree
5 120 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 74 (6.52%) MCSE
7 69 (6.08%) MCSA
8 63 (5.55%) Security Cleared
9 53 (4.67%) CCIE
10 41 (3.61%) CCDP
11 36 (3.17%) MCP
11 36 (3.17%) SC Cleared
12 29 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (2.20%) CISSP
13 25 (2.20%) JNCIP
14 24 (2.11%) DV Cleared
15 21 (1.85%) CCSE
16 20 (1.76%) MCITP
17 19 (1.67%) DBS Check
17 19 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.22%) SLA
2 47 (4.14%) PCI DSS
3 32 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (2.38%) QA
5 14 (1.23%) GCP
6 9 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.53%) ISO 31000
7 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.44%) GDPR
9 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.26%) PMO
11 2 (0.18%) COBIT
11 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.088%) COSO
12 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 510 (44.93%) Active Directory
2 359 (31.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 235 (20.70%) Hyper-V
4 82 (7.22%) VMware ESXi
5 75 (6.61%) vSphere
6 56 (4.93%) XenApp
7 50 (4.41%) DFS Replication
8 45 (3.96%) Terminal Services
9 26 (2.29%) XenDesktop
10 25 (2.20%) Docker
11 24 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (1.15%) Firmware
14 12 (1.06%) BIND 9
14 12 (1.06%) Kamailio
14 12 (1.06%) Postfix
14 12 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (0.88%) Varnish
16 9 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 93 (8.19%) SCCM
2 65 (5.73%) Puppet
3 55 (4.85%) Nagios
4 34 (3.00%) WSUS
5 31 (2.73%) Ansible
5 31 (2.73%) Backup Exec
5 31 (2.73%) SCOM
6 29 (2.56%) Cacti
7 28 (2.47%) HAProxy
7 28 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (2.20%) vCenter Server
9 22 (1.94%) FortiGate
10 19 (1.67%) QRadar
10 19 (1.67%) ZABBIX
11 17 (1.50%) Nessus
12 15 (1.32%) RANCID
13 14 (1.23%) OpenNMS
14 12 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
14 12 (1.06%) Munin
15 11 (0.97%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 649 (57.18%) Cisco
2 508 (44.76%) VMware
3 395 (34.80%) Microsoft
4 213 (18.77%) Juniper
5 182 (16.04%) HP
6 161 (14.19%) Citrix
7 121 (10.66%) CheckPoint
8 99 (8.72%) Dell
9 92 (8.11%) F5
10 87 (7.67%) SolarWinds
11 75 (6.61%) Palo Alto
12 69 (6.08%) Veeam
13 55 (4.85%) Meraki
14 54 (4.76%) NetApp
15 44 (3.88%) Brocade
16 41 (3.61%) Fortinet
17 38 (3.35%) Sophos
18 36 (3.17%) Aruba
19 35 (3.08%) Apple
19 35 (3.08%) Mitel