Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 88 139
Rank change year-on-year +12 +51 -24
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 36 38 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.72% 2.22% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.06% 9.25% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 43 7
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £33,650 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £49,500 £80,000 £51,100
South East median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.82% - +6.25%

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 256 411 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.35% 24.05% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 209 361 374
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,009
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.14% -15.27%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
West Malling +11 23 £49,000 -2.00%
Sittingbourne -5 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Maidstone +29 3 £34,000 +28.30%
Dartford - 2 £35,000 -
VLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 31 (86.11%) WAN
1 31 (86.11%) VPN
1 31 (86.11%) Firewall
2 27 (75.00%) Cisco
3 26 (72.22%) CCNP
3 26 (72.22%) CCNA
3 26 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (66.67%) ITIL
4 24 (66.67%) CCIE
4 24 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
5 23 (63.89%) F5
5 23 (63.89%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (63.89%) SolarWinds
5 23 (63.89%) Load Balancing
5 23 (63.89%) CheckPoint
5 23 (63.89%) MPLS
5 23 (63.89%) Change Management
6 22 (61.11%) Cisco PIX
7 11 (30.56%) Windows
7 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
8 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (27.78%) LAN
9 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.22%) Palo Alto
10 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (19.44%) Network Architecture
11 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (11.11%) Driving Licence

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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) Firewall
1 31 (86.11%) VPN
1 31 (86.11%) WAN
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco ASA
2 23 (63.89%) MPLS
3 22 (61.11%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (27.78%) LAN
5 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (11.11%) BGP
7 4 (11.11%) DHCP
7 4 (11.11%) DNS
7 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 4 (11.11%) HSRP
7 4 (11.11%) IPsec
7 4 (11.11%) OSPF
7 4 (11.11%) VoIP
7 4 (11.11%) VRRP
8 3 (8.33%) SAN
9 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (52.78%) Deployment Engineer
2 19 (52.78%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 16 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (44.44%) WAN Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Network Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Support
5 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
1 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) ITIL
1 24 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 23 (63.89%) Change Management
2 23 (63.89%) Load Balancing
3 7 (19.44%) Network Architecture
4 4 (11.11%) Network Management
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) Data Security
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security
6 1 (2.78%) Network Design
6 1 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) CCNA
1 26 (72.22%) CCNP
1 26 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (66.67%) CCIE
3 2 (5.56%) MCITP
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Cisco
2 23 (63.89%) CheckPoint
2 23 (63.89%) F5
2 23 (63.89%) SolarWinds
3 8 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) Avaya
7 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper