Period
to

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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 613 446 432
Rank change year-on-year -167 -14 -31
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 672 616 457
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.64% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 5.01% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 584 440 390
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,725 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 19,912 12,300 11,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.18% 12.87% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10,901 8,704 8,916
10th Percentile £28,019 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,846
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -123 242 £56,000 +6.67% 21
South East -59 135 £38,000 -5.59% 22
North of England -85 119 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Midlands -57 75 £41,000 +9.33% 13
Yorkshire -36 74 £55,000 +46.67% 15
West Midlands -34 64 £40,000 -23.81% 8
South West -85 56 £45,000 -1.53% 21
North West -81 42 £45,000 +7.14% 10
East of England -101 39 £37,250 -21.58% 5
East Midlands -58 11 £42,500 +13.33% 5
North East -24 4 £40,000 - 1
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 413 (61.46%) Firewall
2 388 (57.74%) Microsoft
3 364 (54.17%) Windows
4 353 (52.53%) DNS
5 323 (48.07%) Active Directory
5 323 (48.07%) DHCP
6 312 (46.43%) VPN
7 288 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
8 277 (41.22%) Azure
9 267 (39.73%) VMware
10 260 (38.69%) WAN
11 241 (35.86%) Windows Server
12 236 (35.12%) Social Skills
13 227 (33.78%) Cisco
14 217 (32.29%) LAN
15 216 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 194 (28.87%) TCP/IP
17 148 (22.02%) Wireless
18 127 (18.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 125 (18.60%) PowerShell
20 124 (18.45%) Windows Server 2012
21 119 (17.71%) Windows 10
22 112 (16.67%) Linux
23 110 (16.37%) AWS
24 109 (16.22%) MS Exchange
25 108 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
26 106 (15.77%) MPLS
26 106 (15.77%) Hyper-V
27 104 (15.48%) Wi-Fi
27 104 (15.48%) 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
1 109 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 81 (12.05%) SharePoint
3 35 (5.21%) IIS
4 30 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (4.02%) Apache
6 12 (1.79%) Apache Pulsar
7 10 (1.49%) Confluence
8 9 (1.34%) WordPress
9 7 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.89%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.74%) nginx
12 3 (0.45%) CMS
12 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.30%) Liferay
13 2 (0.30%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.30%) WinCC
14 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 68 (10.12%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.15%) Blender
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.04%) SAP GTS
2 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.45%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 288 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
2 277 (41.22%) Azure
3 110 (16.37%) AWS
4 65 (9.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 44 (6.55%) IaaS
6 34 (5.06%) PaaS
7 31 (4.61%) SaaS
8 22 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (3.13%) GCP
10 19 (2.83%) OneDrive
11 18 (2.68%) Google Workspace
12 13 (1.93%) Rubrik
13 12 (1.79%) Azure Logic Apps
13 12 (1.79%) MinIO
13 12 (1.79%) Nutanix
14 11 (1.64%) Azure DevOps
14 11 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (1.64%) GitHub
14 11 (1.64%) npm
15 10 (1.49%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 413 (61.46%) Firewall
2 353 (52.53%) DNS
3 323 (48.07%) DHCP
4 312 (46.43%) VPN
5 260 (38.69%) WAN
6 217 (32.29%) LAN
7 194 (28.87%) TCP/IP
8 148 (22.02%) Wireless
9 106 (15.77%) MPLS
10 104 (15.48%) Wi-Fi
11 91 (13.54%) SAN
12 82 (12.20%) OSPF
13 76 (11.31%) VoIP
14 68 (10.12%) WLAN
15 53 (7.89%) Network Security
16 51 (7.59%) BGP
16 51 (7.59%) IPv4
17 50 (7.44%) Internet
18 45 (6.70%) Ethernet
19 44 (6.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.23%) MySQL
5 12 (1.79%) Aerospike
5 12 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (1.79%) ArangoDB
5 12 (1.79%) Big Data
5 12 (1.79%) CockroachDB
5 12 (1.79%) Couchbase
5 12 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 12 (1.79%) Redis
5 12 (1.79%) Scylla
6 8 (1.19%) InfluxDB
7 7 (1.04%) MariaDB
8 6 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.45%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (4.91%) Git (software)
1 33 (4.91%) Jenkins
2 20 (2.98%) GitLab
3 15 (2.23%) JIRA
4 7 (1.04%) GCC
4 7 (1.04%) Subversion
5 5 (0.74%) Bitbucket Server
5 5 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.74%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.30%) Postman
6 2 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
General
1 236 (35.12%) Social Skills
2 40 (5.95%) Organisational Skills
3 38 (5.65%) Public Sector
4 35 (5.21%) Finance
5 32 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.98%) Legal
7 17 (2.53%) Law
8 16 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 14 (2.08%) Advertising
9 14 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
10 13 (1.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 13 (1.93%) Marketing
11 11 (1.64%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.49%) Automotive
12 10 (1.49%) Retail
13 9 (1.34%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (1.04%) Aerospace
14 7 (1.04%) Games
15 4 (0.60%) Wearables
16 3 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 105 (15.63%) Network Engineer
2 103 (15.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 98 (14.58%) Support Engineer
4 91 (13.54%) IT Engineer
5 70 (10.42%) IT Support
6 53 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
7 49 (7.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 48 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 45 (6.70%) Architect
10 41 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 41 (6.10%) Analyst
11 34 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 33 (4.91%) Administrator
12 33 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
13 29 (4.32%) IT Manager
14 27 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
14 27 (4.02%) Project Manager
14 27 (4.02%) Senior Network Engineer
14 27 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
15 26 (3.87%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.59%) 802.1X
2 28 (4.17%) RESTful
3 13 (1.93%) .NET
4 12 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (1.79%) Kafka
4 12 (1.79%) WebSockets
5 11 (1.64%) libvirt
5 11 (1.64%) Node.js
5 11 (1.64%) Web Services
6 6 (0.89%) ARM Templates
7 4 (0.60%) CSS
7 4 (0.60%) HTML
8 3 (0.45%) XML
9 2 (0.30%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.30%) JSON
9 2 (0.30%) LAMP
9 2 (0.30%) LDAP
9 2 (0.30%) SOAP
9 2 (0.30%) XSD
10 1 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.80%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (4.91%) User Experience
4 29 (4.32%) Driving Licence
5 27 (4.02%) IoT
6 26 (3.87%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.13%) Social Media
7 21 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (2.38%) Private Cloud
8 16 (2.38%) Public Cloud
9 15 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (2.08%) Smartphone
11 13 (1.93%) Clustering
11 13 (1.93%) Fat Client
11 13 (1.93%) Thin Client
12 12 (1.79%) CCTV
13 10 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (1.49%) Sports Betting
14 9 (1.34%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 364 (54.17%) Windows
2 241 (35.86%) Windows Server
3 124 (18.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 119 (17.71%) Windows 10
5 112 (16.67%) Linux
6 80 (11.90%) Windows Server 2016
7 66 (9.82%) Windows Server 2019
8 32 (4.76%) Android
8 32 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (4.61%) Mac OS
9 31 (4.61%) Windows 7
10 30 (4.46%) CentOS
11 22 (3.27%) Apple iOS
12 17 (2.53%) Ubuntu
13 16 (2.38%) Mac OS X
14 15 (2.23%) VMS
15 8 (1.19%) Amazon Linux
16 7 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.89%) Debian
17 6 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (18.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 104 (15.48%) ITIL
3 93 (13.84%) Agile
4 90 (13.39%) Project Management
5 84 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 64 (9.52%) Network Management
7 59 (8.78%) DevOps
8 56 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 54 (8.04%) Service Delivery
10 53 (7.89%) Infrastructure as Code
11 51 (7.59%) Cybersecurity
12 46 (6.85%) Mentoring
13 44 (6.55%) Business Continuity
14 41 (6.10%) Incident Management
15 40 (5.95%) CI/CD
15 40 (5.95%) PRINCE2
15 40 (5.95%) Service Management
16 36 (5.36%) Information Security
17 32 (4.76%) Change Management
17 32 (4.76%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 125 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 73 (10.86%) SQL
3 71 (10.57%) Python
4 49 (7.29%) Bash
5 23 (3.42%) Go
6 22 (3.27%) Java
7 17 (2.53%) C++
8 14 (2.08%) C#
9 12 (1.79%) C
10 10 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.34%) Perl
12 8 (1.19%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.74%) Lua
13 5 (0.74%) Ruby
14 3 (0.45%) PHP
14 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.30%) Bicep
15 2 (0.30%) Groovy
15 2 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 108 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (12.50%) CCNA
3 77 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (10.71%) CCNP
5 55 (8.18%) Degree
6 49 (7.29%) MCSE
7 25 (3.72%) MCSA
8 17 (2.53%) AWS Certification
9 15 (2.23%) HNC
9 15 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (2.08%) DBS Check
10 14 (2.08%) MCITP
10 14 (2.08%) Security Cleared
11 11 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.34%) A+ Certification
12 9 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (1.19%) CWNA
13 8 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.70%) SLA
2 14 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (1.34%) PMO
4 5 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.30%) GDPR
5 2 (0.30%) IEC 61131
6 1 (0.15%) ISA99
6 1 (0.15%) NIST
6 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 323 (48.07%) Active Directory
2 216 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (15.77%) Hyper-V
4 67 (9.97%) VMware ESXi
5 55 (8.18%) Docker
6 53 (7.89%) vSphere
7 33 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (2.98%) Terminal Server
9 15 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (1.79%) KVM
11 11 (1.64%) Ceph
11 11 (1.64%) XenApp
12 10 (1.49%) Firmware
13 9 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (1.19%) DFS Replication
15 7 (1.04%) iptables
15 7 (1.04%) NFS
16 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.60%) XenDesktop
18 3 (0.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 67 (9.97%) Ansible
2 53 (7.89%) Terraform
3 52 (7.74%) Kubernetes
4 48 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 44 (6.55%) SCCM
6 42 (6.25%) WSUS
7 39 (5.80%) Puppet
8 25 (3.72%) Nagios
9 24 (3.57%) Grafana
9 24 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (3.57%) Prometheus
10 22 (3.27%) FortiGate
11 20 (2.98%) HAProxy
12 19 (2.83%) vCenter Server
13 17 (2.53%) NetBackup
14 14 (2.08%) Jamf Pro
15 13 (1.93%) Single Sign-On
16 12 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
16 12 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
16 12 (1.79%) Graphite
Vendors
1 388 (57.74%) Microsoft
2 267 (39.73%) VMware
3 227 (33.78%) Cisco
4 68 (10.12%) Citrix
5 61 (9.08%) Palo Alto
6 57 (8.48%) HP
7 52 (7.74%) Veeam
8 49 (7.29%) Meraki
9 41 (6.10%) Google
10 34 (5.06%) Aruba
11 32 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless
12 31 (4.61%) Oracle
13 26 (3.87%) Red Hat
13 26 (3.87%) Splunk
14 25 (3.72%) SolarWinds
15 22 (3.27%) Dell
15 22 (3.27%) Fortinet
16 20 (2.98%) ServiceNow
17 19 (2.83%) Apple
17 19 (2.83%) Mitel