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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
South East / Kent
Rank 62 93 70
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23  
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 21 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.62% 1.06% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.36% 4.82% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 26
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,047 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.13% -6.66%  

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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 121 249 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.07% 22.04% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 92 219 210
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -10.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing VLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +1 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Sittingbourne - 2 £32,500 -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 40 (85.11%) VPN
3 38 (80.85%) Active Directory
4 33 (70.21%) Firewall
5 32 (68.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (68.09%) Windows Server
6 29 (61.70%) DNS
6 29 (61.70%) DHCP
7 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (44.68%) SAN
9 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (40.43%) VMware
10 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
11 18 (38.30%) VoIP
11 18 (38.30%) Linux
11 18 (38.30%) Cisco
11 18 (38.30%) High Availability
12 14 (29.79%) Hyper-V
13 12 (25.53%) Wireless
14 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (21.28%) NAS
15 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (21.28%) Migration
15 10 (21.28%) Backup Exec
15 10 (21.28%) Symantec
15 10 (21.28%) Blackberry
15 10 (21.28%) Citrix
16 9 (19.15%) SLA
16 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
16 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce

VLAN
Top Related 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 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (85.11%) VPN
2 33 (70.21%) Firewall
3 29 (61.70%) DHCP
3 29 (61.70%) DNS
4 21 (44.68%) SAN
5 18 (38.30%) VoIP
6 12 (25.53%) Wireless
7 10 (21.28%) NAS
8 9 (19.15%) Internet
8 9 (19.15%) iSCSI
8 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.02%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (17.02%) WLAN
10 3 (6.38%) Network Security
11 1 (2.13%) LAN
11 1 (2.13%) OSPF
11 1 (2.13%) RIP
11 1 (2.13%) SNMP
11 1 (2.13%) Spanning Tree
11 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (38.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (36.17%) Server Engineer
4 16 (34.04%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 9 (19.15%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (19.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Active Directory Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Active Directory Support
5 9 (19.15%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Exchange Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Exchange Support
5 9 (19.15%) Server Support
5 9 (19.15%) Support Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Windows Server Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Windows Server Support
5 9 (19.15%) Windows Support Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Blackberry
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) iPad
3 4 (8.51%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 32 (68.09%) Windows Server
2 32 (68.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (38.30%) Linux
6 9 (19.15%) Mac OS
7 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) High Availability
2 10 (21.28%) Migration
3 9 (19.15%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
3 9 (19.15%) Project Management
3 9 (19.15%) Server Building
4 4 (8.51%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.38%) BCP
5 3 (6.38%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Data Management
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.13%) CRM
7 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) ERP
7 1 (2.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) MCSE
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) CCNA
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.38%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (80.85%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.79%) Hyper-V
3 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (19.15%) vSphere
5 8 (17.02%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.13%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Backup Exec
2 9 (19.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) VMware
2 18 (38.30%) Cisco
3 10 (21.28%) Citrix
3 10 (21.28%) Symantec
4 9 (19.15%) Intel Security
4 9 (19.15%) Kaspersky
4 9 (19.15%) Veeam
4 9 (19.15%) WatchGuard
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.38%) Apple
6 3 (6.38%) Avaya
7 2 (4.26%) Dell
7 2 (4.26%) LANDesk
7 2 (4.26%) Nimsoft
7 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.13%) Acronis
8 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) Sage