Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 589 412 485
Rank change year-on-year -177 +73 +4
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 136 56 268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 2.13% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 124 51 238
10th Percentile £32,549 £37,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £51,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £65,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% +36.84% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £85,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,000 " £76,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -5.88%

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 5,907 2,627 7,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.67% 13.29% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,874 2,211 5,824
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £46,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +10.64% -1.05%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -52 30 £56,500 -33.53% 15
East London -17 10 £35,250 -11.88% 4
South London -20 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West London -75 4 £39,500 -23.30% 6
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 69 (50.74%) DNS
1 69 (50.74%) Firewall
2 66 (48.53%) Social Skills
3 62 (45.59%) DHCP
4 61 (44.85%) Cisco
4 61 (44.85%) Windows
5 58 (42.65%) VPN
5 58 (42.65%) Active Directory
6 51 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (36.03%) Microsoft 365
8 46 (33.82%) VMware
9 43 (31.62%) Microsoft
9 43 (31.62%) Azure
10 39 (28.68%) WAN
11 37 (27.21%) CCNA
12 36 (26.47%) TCP/IP
12 36 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (25.00%) Windows Server
14 31 (22.79%) Windows 10
14 31 (22.79%) CCNP
15 30 (22.06%) Linux
16 29 (21.32%) OSPF
16 29 (21.32%) Data Centre
16 29 (21.32%) PowerShell
17 28 (20.59%) AWS
17 28 (20.59%) BGP
18 27 (19.85%) LAN
18 27 (19.85%) Python
18 27 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
19 24 (17.65%) Wi-Fi

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 22 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.50%) IIS
3 11 (8.09%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.35%) Apache
4 10 (7.35%) nginx
5 9 (6.62%) Confluence
6 6 (4.41%) SAS
6 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.47%) Apache Pulsar
9 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.74%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Unica
2 4 (2.94%) FastStats
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 49 (36.03%) Microsoft 365
2 43 (31.62%) Azure
3 28 (20.59%) AWS
4 20 (14.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (6.62%) OneDrive
7 8 (5.88%) Power Platform
7 8 (5.88%) PowerApps
8 7 (5.15%) Mimecast
9 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.47%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.47%) IaaS
10 2 (1.47%) MinIO
10 2 (1.47%) SaaS
11 1 (0.74%) Datadog
11 1 (0.74%) npm
11 1 (0.74%) Pulumi
11 1 (0.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 69 (50.74%) DNS
1 69 (50.74%) Firewall
2 62 (45.59%) DHCP
3 58 (42.65%) VPN
4 39 (28.68%) WAN
5 36 (26.47%) TCP/IP
6 29 (21.32%) OSPF
7 28 (20.59%) BGP
8 27 (19.85%) LAN
9 24 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (14.71%) VoIP
11 14 (10.29%) MPLS
12 13 (9.56%) Broadband
13 12 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (8.82%) IPsec
13 12 (8.82%) SSL
13 12 (8.82%) WLAN
14 11 (8.09%) Network Security
15 10 (7.35%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (7.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.35%) MariaDB
3 9 (6.62%) MySQL
3 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.21%) Redis
5 2 (1.47%) Aerospike
5 2 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.47%) ArangoDB
5 2 (1.47%) Big Data
5 2 (1.47%) CockroachDB
5 2 (1.47%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.47%) Scylla
6 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (7.35%) JIRA
2 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) GitLab
3 1 (0.74%) Gradle
3 1 (0.74%) Maven
3 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (48.53%) Social Skills
2 14 (10.29%) Organisational Skills
2 14 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.82%) Finance
4 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.41%) Marketing
6 4 (2.94%) German Language
7 3 (2.21%) Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (31.62%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.97%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.29%) Analyst
4 14 (10.29%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.82%) IT Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) IT Support
7 9 (6.62%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) IT Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) IT Manager
8 8 (5.88%) Junior
9 7 (5.15%) Data Centre Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.35%) LEMP Stack
2 9 (6.62%) LAMP
2 9 (6.62%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (4.41%) 802.1X
4 4 (2.94%) LDAP
5 3 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.47%) Kafka
6 2 (1.47%) WSH
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.74%) ARM Templates
7 1 (0.74%) Azure Blueprints
7 1 (0.74%) Node.js
7 1 (0.74%) React
7 1 (0.74%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.74%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.32%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.82%) Clustering
4 10 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (6.62%) User Experience
6 6 (4.41%) Fibre Optics
6 6 (4.41%) iPad
7 5 (3.68%) iPhone
8 4 (2.94%) Digital Signage
8 4 (2.94%) EFT
8 4 (2.94%) IPTV
9 3 (2.21%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.21%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.47%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.74%) CCTV
11 1 (0.74%) Handset
11 1 (0.74%) Replication
11 1 (0.74%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 61 (44.85%) Windows
2 34 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 31 (22.79%) Windows 10
4 30 (22.06%) Linux
5 23 (16.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (8.09%) CentOS
9 9 (6.62%) Android
9 9 (6.62%) Mac OS X
10 8 (5.88%) Apple iOS
10 8 (5.88%) Mac OS
10 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (5.15%) Debian
12 6 (4.41%) VMS
13 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.47%) Unix
16 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (15.44%) Information Security
3 19 (13.97%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (13.97%) Project Management
4 18 (13.24%) DevOps
4 18 (13.24%) Mentoring
5 17 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (10.29%) Time Management
7 13 (9.56%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (8.82%) High Availability
8 12 (8.82%) Network Architecture
9 11 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
9 11 (8.09%) IT Governance
10 10 (7.35%) Data Loss Prevention
10 10 (7.35%) ITIL
11 9 (6.62%) Security Patching
12 8 (5.88%) Project Delivery
13 7 (5.15%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.32%) PowerShell
2 27 (19.85%) Python
3 10 (7.35%) SQL
4 9 (6.62%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.15%) Java
6 6 (4.41%) R
6 6 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.47%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (27.21%) CCNA
3 31 (22.79%) CCNP
4 16 (11.76%) Degree
5 10 (7.35%) CEH
5 10 (7.35%) CISSP
5 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.88%) MCSE
7 7 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (4.41%) CCIE
9 5 (3.68%) MCSA
10 4 (2.94%) CWNA
11 3 (2.21%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.21%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.47%) CCENT
12 2 (1.47%) CCIP
12 2 (1.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) NIST
4 1 (0.74%) SOC 2
System Software
1 58 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 36 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.29%) vSphere
5 9 (6.62%) iptables
6 6 (4.41%) KVM
7 4 (2.94%) Docker
7 4 (2.94%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.74%) Firmware
9 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.74%) XenApp
9 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (13.24%) Puppet
2 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (8.82%) Ansible
4 11 (8.09%) Nagios
5 10 (7.35%) Terraform
6 9 (6.62%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (5.88%) Backup Exec
8 6 (4.41%) Proxmox
8 6 (4.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (2.94%) Icinga
9 4 (2.94%) Kubernetes
9 4 (2.94%) WSUS
10 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.21%) Prometheus
10 3 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.47%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 2 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.47%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.47%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (1.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 61 (44.85%) Cisco
2 46 (33.82%) VMware
3 43 (31.62%) Microsoft
4 23 (16.91%) Palo Alto
5 19 (13.97%) HP
6 18 (13.24%) Meraki
7 16 (11.76%) Dell
8 12 (8.82%) Juniper
9 11 (8.09%) IBM
10 9 (6.62%) Aruba
10 9 (6.62%) Atlassian
10 9 (6.62%) Fortinet
10 9 (6.62%) Red Hat
11 7 (5.15%) Oracle
11 7 (5.15%) Ruckus Wireless
11 7 (5.15%) Veritas
12 6 (4.41%) Apple
12 6 (4.41%) Mitel
12 6 (4.41%) Percona
12 6 (4.41%) Symantec