The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for VLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 82 94
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 9 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.95% 0.80% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.44% 6.11% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 5
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.07% -59.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

VLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 121 131 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.79% 13.02% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 430 438 286
Median salary £40,000 £29,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -34.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,700 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £67,750 £54,125
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Essex

VLAN
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLAN in Essex.

Salary trend for VLAN in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 11 (68.75%) DNS
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Wireless
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (37.50%) HTTP
4 6 (37.50%) SSL
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 6 (37.50%) WatchGuard
5 5 (31.25%) Draytek
5 5 (31.25%) SCCM
5 5 (31.25%) Meraki
5 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 5 (31.25%) DBS Check
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) Email Filtering
5 5 (31.25%) D-Link
5 5 (31.25%) Linksys
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) NETGEAR
5 5 (31.25%) Veeam
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) vSphere

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Wireless
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) HTTP
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 6 (37.50%) SSL
5 5 (31.25%) DHCP
5 5 (31.25%) Internet
5 5 (31.25%) IPsec
5 5 (31.25%) SMTP
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Network Support
3 5 (31.25%) ICT Technician
3 5 (31.25%) Server Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Server Support
3 5 (31.25%) Server Support Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server Support
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Check Point Support
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Support
4 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Communications Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Communications Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Email Filtering
1 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Multichannel Marketing
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) DBS Check
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
1 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (37.50%) WatchGuard
4 5 (31.25%) 3Com
4 5 (31.25%) Apple
4 5 (31.25%) Dell
4 5 (31.25%) D-Link
4 5 (31.25%) Draytek
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Linksys
4 5 (31.25%) Meraki
4 5 (31.25%) NETGEAR
4 5 (31.25%) Symantec
4 5 (31.25%) Veeam
4 5 (31.25%) VMware