Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 198 201
Rank change year-on-year -65 +3 +39
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 37 96 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 1.23% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 8.48% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 96 72
Manchester median annual salary £43,250 £30,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.17% -24.05% +38.60%
10th Percentile £25,625 £24,250 £30,375
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £67,375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +41.67% -20.00% -16.67%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,278 1,132 1,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.55% 14.55% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,062 978 985
Manchester median annual salary £43,014 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.72% -9.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,575 £58,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Manchester

VLAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for VLAN in Manchester

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VLAN in Manchester

VLAN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Stockport +22 7 £46,000 +76.92%
Bolton +17 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Cheadle - 3 £25,000 - 1
Rochdale +5 1 - - 1
Oldham - 1 £32,500 -
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
VLAN
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 24 (64.86%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
3 17 (45.95%) Firewall
3 17 (45.95%) Office 365
4 16 (43.24%) VMware
4 16 (43.24%) Windows
4 16 (43.24%) LAN
5 14 (37.84%) VPN
5 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (32.43%) DNS
6 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
7 11 (29.73%) Veeam
7 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
8 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
8 10 (27.03%) Migration
9 9 (24.32%) SQL
9 9 (24.32%) WAN
9 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
9 9 (24.32%) OSPF
9 9 (24.32%) BGP
10 8 (21.62%) Juniper
10 8 (21.62%) VoIP
10 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
10 8 (21.62%) Replication
10 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
10 8 (21.62%) Meraki

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) Office 365
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) LAN
3 14 (37.84%) VPN
4 12 (32.43%) DNS
5 9 (24.32%) BGP
5 9 (24.32%) OSPF
5 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
5 9 (24.32%) WAN
6 8 (21.62%) VoIP
7 7 (18.92%) DHCP
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (16.22%) SAN
8 6 (16.22%) Skype
8 6 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (13.51%) Network Security
10 4 (10.81%) DMVPN
10 4 (10.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (10.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (10.81%) HSRP
10 4 (10.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (18.92%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (18.92%) IT Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Replication
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.22%) Linux
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Migration
2 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
2 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
3 7 (18.92%) Network Design
3 7 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (16.22%) People Management
5 4 (10.81%) Network Management
5 4 (10.81%) OWASP
5 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.41%) Coaching
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.41%) Line Management
7 2 (5.41%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) Perl
4 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.11%) CCNP
3 2 (5.41%) CCDP
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
4 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) ProxySG
4 4 (10.81%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.70%) NFS
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Backup Exec
1 7 (18.92%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) Cacti
2 4 (10.81%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) RANCID
3 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 3 (8.11%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.41%) OpenNMS
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
4 2 (5.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Veeam
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.62%) Juniper
5 8 (21.62%) Meraki
6 7 (18.92%) Mitel
7 6 (16.22%) F5
8 5 (13.51%) Citrix
9 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
9 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
9 4 (10.81%) Ericsson
9 4 (10.81%) HP
9 4 (10.81%) Huawei
10 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
10 3 (8.11%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (5.41%) Brocade
11 2 (5.41%) Foundry
11 2 (5.41%) Sophos
11 2 (5.41%) ZyXEL