Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 553 446 519
Rank change year-on-year -107 +73 -18
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 132 109 249
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 2.78% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 128 98 227
10th Percentile £32,614 £30,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £55,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.27% +18.28% -2.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £72,813 £60,000
90th Percentile £67,875 £85,000 £71,900
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,028 3,914 7,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.17% 13.66% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,320 3,173 5,852
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,177 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in London

VLAN
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VLAN in London.

Salary trend for VLAN in London

VLAN
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VLAN in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for VLAN in London

VLAN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the London region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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
Central London +5 31 £55,750 -23.63% 16
East London - 11 £36,000 - 5
West London -24 4 £44,000 -2.22% 2
South London 0 3 £52,500 +35.48% 1
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 73 (55.30%) DNS
2 68 (51.52%) DHCP
3 67 (50.76%) Active Directory
4 66 (50.00%) Firewall
5 63 (47.73%) Windows
6 56 (42.42%) TCP/IP
7 51 (38.64%) Cisco
7 51 (38.64%) Microsoft
8 48 (36.36%) Azure
9 46 (34.85%) Microsoft 365
10 40 (30.30%) Social Skills
11 39 (29.55%) Linux
12 38 (28.79%) VMware
12 38 (28.79%) Windows Server
13 36 (27.27%) VPN
14 35 (26.52%) PowerShell
15 34 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
16 33 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 32 (24.24%) Windows 10
17 32 (24.24%) WAN
17 32 (24.24%) LAN
18 30 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (21.97%) OSPF
19 29 (21.97%) AWS
20 28 (21.21%) BGP
21 27 (20.45%) Python
22 26 (19.70%) MS Exchange
23 25 (18.94%) Disaster Recovery
24 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
25 23 (17.42%) CCNP

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 26 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.09%) Confluence
2 12 (9.09%) IIS
2 12 (9.09%) nginx
3 10 (7.58%) Apache
4 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.79%) SAS
5 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (2.27%) CloudStack
7 3 (2.27%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Pulsar
Applications
1 15 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Unica
2 4 (3.03%) FastStats
3 2 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 48 (36.36%) Azure
2 46 (34.85%) Microsoft 365
3 29 (21.97%) AWS
4 20 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (6.82%) Mimecast
7 7 (5.30%) IaaS
8 6 (4.55%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (2.27%) Datadog
10 3 (2.27%) GCP
10 3 (2.27%) npm
10 3 (2.27%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.27%) PaaS
10 3 (2.27%) Pulumi
10 3 (2.27%) Serverless
11 2 (1.52%) SaaS
12 1 (0.76%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 73 (55.30%) DNS
2 68 (51.52%) DHCP
3 66 (50.00%) Firewall
4 56 (42.42%) TCP/IP
5 36 (27.27%) VPN
6 32 (24.24%) LAN
6 32 (24.24%) WAN
7 29 (21.97%) OSPF
8 28 (21.21%) BGP
9 21 (15.91%) VoIP
10 15 (11.36%) SSL
11 14 (10.61%) Network Security
12 13 (9.85%) MPLS
12 13 (9.85%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (7.58%) Wireless
15 9 (6.82%) Broadband
15 9 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (6.82%) SAN
16 8 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (9.09%) MariaDB
2 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.79%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.79%) Redis
4 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.03%) MySQL
5 2 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Aerospike
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.76%) ArangoDB
6 1 (0.76%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.76%) CockroachDB
6 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) JIRA
2 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.79%) Maven
3 3 (2.27%) GitLab
3 3 (2.27%) Gradle
3 3 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (30.30%) Social Skills
2 14 (10.61%) Finance
3 12 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.82%) German Language
5 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.30%) Organisational Skills
7 5 (3.79%) Marketing
8 3 (2.27%) Legal
9 2 (1.52%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 28 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (9.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (9.85%) IT Engineer
3 13 (9.85%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (9.85%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) IT Manager
7 9 (6.82%) IT Support
7 9 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.30%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Junior
8 7 (5.30%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
2 9 (6.82%) LAMP
2 9 (6.82%) LAPP Stack
3 8 (6.06%) 802.1X
4 6 (4.55%) LDAP
5 4 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.27%) Node.js
6 3 (2.27%) React
6 3 (2.27%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.27%) WSH
7 2 (1.52%) .NET
7 2 (1.52%) YAML
8 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.76%) SOAP
8 1 (0.76%) Spring
8 1 (0.76%) WCF
8 1 (0.76%) XML
8 1 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Clustering
2 12 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.06%) IPTV
6 7 (5.30%) iPad
7 5 (3.79%) iPhone
7 5 (3.79%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (3.79%) Replication
8 4 (3.03%) Digital Signage
8 4 (3.03%) EFT
8 4 (3.03%) Fibre Optics
9 3 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.27%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.27%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 63 (47.73%) Windows
2 39 (29.55%) Linux
3 38 (28.79%) Windows Server
4 32 (24.24%) Windows 10
5 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (12.12%) CentOS
7 11 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 11 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (5.30%) Android
10 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (4.55%) Mac OS
11 6 (4.55%) Unix
11 6 (4.55%) VMS
12 5 (3.79%) Ubuntu
13 4 (3.03%) Mac OS X
14 3 (2.27%) Debian
15 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (18.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (12.88%) DevOps
4 16 (12.12%) ITIL
5 15 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.61%) Project Delivery
7 12 (9.09%) Project Management
8 11 (8.33%) High Availability
8 11 (8.33%) Information Security
9 10 (7.58%) Security Patching
10 9 (6.82%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (5.30%) Change Management
11 7 (5.30%) Line Management
11 7 (5.30%) Server Management
11 7 (5.30%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.55%) Patch Management
12 6 (4.55%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.52%) PowerShell
2 27 (20.45%) Python
3 11 (8.33%) SQL
4 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.79%) R
4 5 (3.79%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.27%) VBA
5 3 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) Java
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (17.42%) CCNP
3 18 (13.64%) CCNA
4 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.79%) Degree
6 3 (2.27%) CCIE
6 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.27%) MCSA
6 3 (2.27%) MCSE
6 3 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.52%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.52%) CCDA
7 2 (1.52%) CCENT
7 2 (1.52%) CCIP
7 2 (1.52%) CEH
7 2 (1.52%) CISSP
7 2 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.52%) CWNA
7 2 (1.52%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) SLA
2 7 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 67 (50.76%) Active Directory
2 30 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 15 (11.36%) vSphere
5 9 (6.82%) iptables
6 7 (5.30%) Docker
7 6 (4.55%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.52%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.52%) XenApp
10 1 (0.76%) Firmware
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (11.36%) Puppet
2 13 (9.85%) Ansible
2 13 (9.85%) SCCM
3 9 (6.82%) Failover Clustering
3 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (6.06%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.55%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (3.79%) Terraform
7 4 (3.03%) FortiGate
7 4 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.03%) Prometheus
7 4 (3.03%) WSUS
8 3 (2.27%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.52%) Nessus
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.76%) Grafana
10 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 51 (38.64%) Cisco
1 51 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 38 (28.79%) VMware
3 17 (12.88%) HP
3 17 (12.88%) Palo Alto
4 15 (11.36%) Citrix
4 15 (11.36%) Dell
5 11 (8.33%) Juniper
6 10 (7.58%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.82%) Aruba
7 9 (6.82%) Atlassian
7 9 (6.82%) IBM
8 8 (6.06%) CheckPoint
9 7 (5.30%) Ruckus Wireless
10 6 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.55%) Veritas
11 5 (3.79%) Apple
11 5 (3.79%) Oracle
11 5 (3.79%) Sophos
11 5 (3.79%) Symantec