Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 193 200
Rank change year-on-year -58 +7 +46
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 32 101 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.44% 1.29% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 8.98% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 98 81
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £30,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.60% -19.08% +18.75%
10th Percentile £24,850 £24,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% -25.00%

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 1,328 1,125 1,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.41% 14.35% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,139 962 994
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,700 £22,775 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +1.33%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Bolton +17 3 £37,500 +20.00%
Stockport - 2 £43,250 -
Wigan 0 1 £50,000 -
Rochdale -1 1 - - 1
VLAN
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco
3 20 (62.50%) Windows
4 18 (56.25%) WAN
5 17 (53.13%) LAN
5 17 (53.13%) DNS
6 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (46.88%) OSPF
7 15 (46.88%) BGP
8 13 (40.63%) Load Balancing
8 13 (40.63%) Meraki
9 12 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (34.38%) VMware
10 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
10 11 (34.38%) F5
11 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (31.25%) Office 365
11 10 (31.25%) DMVPN
11 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 10 (31.25%) NX-OS
11 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (31.25%) OWASP
11 10 (31.25%) BIG-IP
11 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
11 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
12 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (25.00%) Juniper
13 8 (25.00%) CCNA
13 8 (25.00%) VPN

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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 6 (18.75%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Office 365
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.25%) G Suite
4 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.13%) IaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.13%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 18 (56.25%) WAN
3 17 (53.13%) DNS
3 17 (53.13%) LAN
4 15 (46.88%) BGP
4 15 (46.88%) OSPF
5 12 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (31.25%) BIG-IP
6 10 (31.25%) DMVPN
6 10 (31.25%) NX-OS
6 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 8 (25.00%) SSL
7 8 (25.00%) VPN
8 7 (21.88%) DHCP
8 7 (21.88%) Network Security
9 6 (18.75%) Internet
9 6 (18.75%) SMTP
10 5 (15.63%) VoIP
11 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) IT Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) IVR
3 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Load Balancing
2 10 (31.25%) OWASP
2 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (21.88%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) Change Control
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Network Management
6 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Commercial Awareness
8 2 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (6.25%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNA
3 7 (21.88%) CCNP
4 6 (18.75%) CCIE
5 4 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (21.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.25%) SLA
5 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.50%) ProxySG
4 4 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.25%) VMware NSX
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
2 3 (9.38%) Cacti
2 3 (9.38%) Nagios
2 3 (9.38%) RANCID
2 3 (9.38%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) OpenNMS
3 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) Meraki
3 11 (34.38%) F5
3 11 (34.38%) VMware
4 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
5 8 (25.00%) Juniper
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.75%) Veeam
7 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 4 (12.50%) Ericsson
7 4 (12.50%) Huawei
8 3 (9.38%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (6.25%) Brocade
9 2 (6.25%) EMC
9 2 (6.25%) Foundry
9 2 (6.25%) Google
9 2 (6.25%) NetApp
9 2 (6.25%) Sophos
9 2 (6.25%) ZyXEL
10 1 (3.13%) Fortinet