Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 84 110
Rank change year-on-year +18 +26 +29
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 29 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.76% 2.06% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.95% 10.42% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 24
Kent median annual salary £34,000 £47,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.42% +31.03% -9.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £49,500 £54,325
South East median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +8.43%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 194 259 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.46% 19.76% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 176 208 356
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +11.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £19,875 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Kent

VLAN
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for VLAN in Kent

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Kent over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for VLAN in Kent

VLAN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Kent region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Maidstone +13 18 £32,500 -33.33% 1
West Malling -12 3 £65,000 +32.65%
Tunbridge Wells +9 2 £55,000 +89.66%
Sittingbourne +11 1 £27,000 -28.00% 2
VLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 28 (96.55%) VPN
2 25 (86.21%) Cisco
3 24 (82.76%) CCNA
3 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (72.41%) Firewall
5 19 (65.52%) CCNP
6 18 (62.07%) Network Design
6 18 (62.07%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (58.62%) LAN
8 15 (51.72%) WAN
8 15 (51.72%) Windows
8 15 (51.72%) VMware
8 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
9 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (44.83%) SQL
10 11 (37.93%) Linux
10 11 (37.93%) VoIP
10 11 (37.93%) ADSL
10 11 (37.93%) IP Telephony
10 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (37.93%) Junos
10 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (27.59%) WLAN
12 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (20.69%) Change Management
14 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
14 5 (17.24%) Data Security
14 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
14 5 (17.24%) Finance
14 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) VPN
2 21 (72.41%) Firewall
3 17 (58.62%) LAN
4 15 (51.72%) WAN
5 11 (37.93%) ADSL
5 11 (37.93%) IP Telephony
5 11 (37.93%) Junos
5 11 (37.93%) VoIP
6 8 (27.59%) WLAN
7 5 (17.24%) DHCP
7 5 (17.24%) DMZ
7 5 (17.24%) DNS
7 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (17.24%) MPLS
7 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
7 5 (17.24%) VPLS
8 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.90%) NAS
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Network Engineer
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
3 2 (6.90%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Network Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Network Operations Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Operations Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
1 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Network Design
1 18 (62.07%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (20.69%) Change Management
3 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (17.24%) Data Security
3 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
3 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Security Patching
5 2 (6.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) CCNA
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (65.52%) CCNP
3 5 (17.24%) CCIE
4 3 (10.34%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) F5
3 5 (17.24%) Forcepoint
3 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
3 5 (17.24%) Zscaler
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Meraki
5 2 (6.90%) Veeam
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy