Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 450 432 410
Rank change year-on-year -18 -22 +39
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 935 1,222 1,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.73% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.22% 4.71% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1,105 1,226
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% -

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 22,170 25,956 29,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.09% 15.44% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17,466 21,172 24,286
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -14 341 £50,000 -4.76% 37
South East -59 200 £37,500 - 45
Midlands +80 157 £40,000 - 23
East of England +52 111 £37,500 -6.25% 13
West Midlands +70 100 £43,250 +11.61% 17
North of England -79 99 £40,000 +14.29% 46
North West -31 64 £37,500 +19.05% 30
East Midlands +52 57 £32,500 -5.11% 6
Yorkshire -12 34 £40,000 -4.76% 12
South West -30 31 £40,000 +9.59% 14
North East -22 1 £42,500 +30.77% 4
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 621 (66.42%) Windows
2 539 (57.65%) Firewall
3 459 (49.09%) Active Directory
4 444 (47.49%) Cisco
5 438 (46.84%) VMware
6 421 (45.03%) Microsoft
7 409 (43.74%) Windows Server
8 388 (41.50%) WAN
9 368 (39.36%) LAN
10 340 (36.36%) VPN
11 336 (35.94%) DNS
12 317 (33.90%) TCP/IP
13 288 (30.80%) DHCP
14 279 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 272 (29.09%) Hyper-V
16 256 (27.38%) Office 365
17 255 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
18 232 (24.81%) Linux
19 226 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
20 217 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
21 206 (22.03%) PowerShell
22 200 (21.39%) Windows Server 2008
23 199 (21.28%) SQL
24 191 (20.43%) ITIL
25 186 (19.89%) CCNA
26 183 (19.57%) Citrix
27 171 (18.29%) MS Exchange
28 166 (17.75%) BGP
29 156 (16.68%) OSPF
29 156 (16.68%) 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
1 171 (18.29%) MS Exchange
2 81 (8.66%) IIS
3 77 (8.24%) SharePoint
4 58 (6.20%) Skype for Business
5 46 (4.92%) Tomcat
6 45 (4.81%) Apache
7 35 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 35 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (1.50%) Confluence
11 12 (1.28%) nginx
12 11 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (1.18%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.07%) WordPress
14 9 (0.96%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.64%) JBoss
15 6 (0.64%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 108 (11.55%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) C-CURE
3 3 (0.32%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 256 (27.38%) Office 365
2 217 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (14.87%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 40 (4.28%) SaaS
6 39 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 34 (3.64%) Mimecast
8 30 (3.21%) IaaS
9 26 (2.78%) G Suite
10 18 (1.93%) PaaS
11 14 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (1.18%) Dropbox
13 8 (0.86%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.86%) Serverless
13 8 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.64%) OpenDNS
15 5 (0.53%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
16 2 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 539 (57.65%) Firewall
2 388 (41.50%) WAN
3 368 (39.36%) LAN
4 340 (36.36%) VPN
5 336 (35.94%) DNS
6 317 (33.90%) TCP/IP
7 288 (30.80%) DHCP
8 166 (17.75%) BGP
9 156 (16.68%) OSPF
9 156 (16.68%) VoIP
10 150 (16.04%) SAN
11 143 (15.29%) MPLS
12 131 (14.01%) Wireless
13 117 (12.51%) Network Security
14 97 (10.37%) Cisco ASA
15 93 (9.95%) WLAN
16 82 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
17 81 (8.66%) Internet
18 70 (7.49%) SSL
19 68 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (14.87%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.49%) MySQL
3 30 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (1.71%) MongoDB
6 16 (1.71%) Neo4j
6 16 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 15 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.39%) Redis
9 11 (1.18%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.86%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.43%) Big Data
13 4 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.43%) Qlik Sense
14 3 (0.32%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.32%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 43 (4.60%) Jenkins
2 29 (3.10%) JIRA
3 26 (2.78%) GitLab
4 21 (2.25%) Vagrant
5 18 (1.93%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.50%) Subversion
7 9 (0.96%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.64%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.64%) GDB
9 6 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.64%) Valgrind
10 5 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.11%) Ant
12 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.11%) Maven
12 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 114 (12.19%) Finance
2 64 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.60%) Retail
4 41 (4.39%) Banking
5 37 (3.96%) Law
6 36 (3.85%) Marketing
7 25 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 23 (2.46%) Legal
9 16 (1.71%) Electronics
10 11 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.75%) Automotive
13 5 (0.53%) Back Office
14 4 (0.43%) Advertising
14 4 (0.43%) Local Government
15 3 (0.32%) French Language
15 3 (0.32%) Games
15 3 (0.32%) Military
16 1 (0.11%) German Language
16 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 222 (23.74%) Network Engineer
2 134 (14.33%) Support Engineer
3 111 (11.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 92 (9.84%) Analyst
5 84 (8.98%) Administrator
6 83 (8.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 78 (8.34%) IT Support
8 73 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 62 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
10 58 (6.20%) IT Engineer
11 52 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
11 52 (5.56%) Architect
11 52 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
12 49 (5.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 47 (5.03%) Senior Network Engineer
14 42 (4.49%) Security Engineer
14 42 (4.49%) Technical Support
15 41 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 40 (4.28%) Support Analyst
17 38 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.60%) LDAP
2 20 (2.14%) LAMP
3 18 (1.93%) .NET
3 18 (1.93%) 802.1X
4 16 (1.71%) AngularJS
4 16 (1.71%) Node.js
4 16 (1.71%) React
4 16 (1.71%) Vue.js
5 14 (1.50%) Web Services
6 13 (1.39%) WSH
7 12 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
7 12 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (1.07%) Kafka
8 10 (1.07%) XML
9 7 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (0.64%) FreeSWITCH
10 6 (0.64%) JSON
10 6 (0.64%) MAPI
10 6 (0.64%) XMPP
11 5 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 149 (15.94%) Data Centre
2 82 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (7.49%) Clustering
4 43 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (4.49%) Replication
6 38 (4.06%) Video Conferencing
7 34 (3.64%) Management Information System
8 28 (2.99%) Driving Licence
9 27 (2.89%) Public Cloud
10 23 (2.46%) Fintech
11 17 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.82%) User Experience
12 16 (1.71%) Hedge funds
13 13 (1.39%) EPoS
14 12 (1.28%) BBC
14 12 (1.28%) CMDB
14 12 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
15 11 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
15 11 (1.18%) Private Cloud
16 10 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 621 (66.42%) Windows
2 409 (43.74%) Windows Server
3 232 (24.81%) Linux
4 226 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 200 (21.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (11.87%) Windows 10
7 107 (11.44%) Windows 7
8 71 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (4.06%) Windows 8
10 33 (3.53%) CentOS
11 28 (2.99%) Unix
12 23 (2.46%) Mac OS X
13 17 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (1.82%) Ubuntu
14 15 (1.60%) Android
15 13 (1.39%) Debian
16 11 (1.18%) CoreOS
17 9 (0.96%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.96%) VMS
18 5 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (20.43%) ITIL
2 152 (16.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 92 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
4 85 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 85 (9.09%) Network Design
5 77 (8.24%) Service Management
6 70 (7.49%) Mentoring
6 70 (7.49%) Migration
7 68 (7.27%) DevOps
8 67 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 63 (6.74%) Configuration Management
11 61 (6.52%) Project Management
12 60 (6.42%) Service Delivery
13 54 (5.78%) Change Management
14 46 (4.92%) Information Security
15 45 (4.81%) Server Virtualisation
16 44 (4.71%) High Availability
17 43 (4.60%) CRM
18 42 (4.49%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 206 (22.03%) PowerShell
2 199 (21.28%) SQL
3 86 (9.20%) Python
4 59 (6.31%) Bash Shell
5 29 (3.10%) Ruby
5 29 (3.10%) VBScript
6 28 (2.99%) Perl
7 23 (2.46%) C++
7 23 (2.46%) Go
8 22 (2.35%) JavaScript
9 18 (1.93%) C
10 16 (1.71%) Java
11 14 (1.50%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.39%) PHP
13 9 (0.96%) VBA
14 8 (0.86%) VB
15 6 (0.64%) C#
16 2 (0.21%) C-shell
17 1 (0.11%) Lisp
17 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 255 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 186 (19.89%) CCNA
3 151 (16.15%) CCNP
4 126 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 97 (10.37%) MCSE
6 87 (9.30%) Degree
7 68 (7.27%) Security Cleared
8 47 (5.03%) SC Cleared
9 46 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 42 (4.49%) CCIE
11 40 (4.28%) MCSA
12 36 (3.85%) DV Cleared
13 25 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
14 24 (2.57%) MCP
15 17 (1.82%) CCDP
16 15 (1.60%) MCITP
17 13 (1.39%) CCSA
17 13 (1.39%) JNCIE
17 13 (1.39%) JNCIS
18 12 (1.28%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.10%) SLA
2 30 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.50%) GDPR
4 14 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 13 (1.39%) PMO
5 13 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.64%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.21%) COBIT
8 2 (0.21%) QA
8 2 (0.21%) SAS 70
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
1 459 (49.09%) Active Directory
2 279 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 272 (29.09%) Hyper-V
4 68 (7.27%) vSphere
5 58 (6.20%) XenApp
6 53 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (4.92%) Docker
8 41 (4.39%) XenDesktop
9 34 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
10 28 (2.99%) Terminal Services
10 28 (2.99%) VMware NSX
11 24 (2.57%) VirtualBox
12 19 (2.03%) DFS Replication
13 18 (1.93%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (1.60%) KVM
15 13 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
16 12 (1.28%) Firmware
17 11 (1.18%) iptables
18 8 (0.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 8 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 64 (6.84%) SCCM
2 53 (5.67%) Nagios
3 43 (4.60%) Ansible
3 43 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (4.49%) Backup Exec
5 35 (3.74%) Kubernetes
6 33 (3.53%) Puppet
7 30 (3.21%) SCOM
8 28 (2.99%) vCenter Server
9 23 (2.46%) Terraform
9 23 (2.46%) WSUS
10 21 (2.25%) Salt
11 20 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
12 16 (1.71%) Failover Clustering
13 14 (1.50%) Cacti
14 13 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
14 13 (1.39%) FortiGate
15 11 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
15 11 (1.18%) HAProxy
15 11 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 444 (47.49%) Cisco
2 438 (46.84%) VMware
3 421 (45.03%) Microsoft
4 183 (19.57%) Citrix
5 120 (12.83%) HP
6 114 (12.19%) Juniper
7 96 (10.27%) CheckPoint
8 82 (8.77%) Meraki
9 79 (8.45%) Palo Alto
10 74 (7.91%) Veeam
11 71 (7.59%) F5
12 65 (6.95%) Google
13 59 (6.31%) Avaya
14 58 (6.20%) SolarWinds
15 55 (5.88%) Dell
16 48 (5.13%) Fortinet
17 46 (4.92%) NetApp
18 31 (3.32%) Oracle
19 30 (3.21%) Brocade
19 30 (3.21%) Red Hat