Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 203 235
Rank change year-on-year +38 +32 -1
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 33 21 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.89% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.09% 3.27% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 25
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,000 £26,450
25th Percentile £37,500 £31,125 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +38.46% -35.00% +12.99%
75th Percentile £68,750 £49,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,750 £51,860 £65,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% +2.67%

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 408 642 1,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.05% 13.12% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 322 503 918
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,192 £67,975
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +12.50%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Manchester

VLAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for VLAN in Manchester

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing VLAN in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

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 12 April 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
Altrincham -1 2 £40,000 - 3
VLAN
North West

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 24 (72.73%) Linux
3 22 (66.67%) ITIL
3 22 (66.67%) VPN
3 22 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 20 (60.61%) Azure
5 19 (57.58%) Configuration Management
5 19 (57.58%) Python
5 19 (57.58%) Puppet
5 19 (57.58%) Infrastructure as Code
6 17 (51.52%) Bash Shell
6 17 (51.52%) Ansible
6 17 (51.52%) Docker
6 17 (51.52%) DevOps
6 17 (51.52%) AWS
6 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (51.52%) Unix
6 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
6 17 (51.52%) IPv4
6 17 (51.52%) OSPF
7 16 (48.48%) VMware
7 16 (48.48%) Windows
7 16 (48.48%) Public Cloud
8 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
9 14 (42.42%) Subversion
9 14 (42.42%) Scrum
9 14 (42.42%) Software Testing
9 14 (42.42%) JIRA
9 14 (42.42%) Confluence

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 14 (42.42%) Confluence
2 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) IIS
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (9.09%) CloudStack
4 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (9.09%) nginx
4 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (60.61%) Azure
2 17 (51.52%) AWS
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
4 3 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (9.09%) Datadog
4 3 (9.09%) GCP
4 3 (9.09%) npm
4 3 (9.09%) OpenShift
4 3 (9.09%) Pulumi
4 3 (9.09%) Serverless
5 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.06%) IaaS
5 2 (6.06%) OneDrive
5 2 (6.06%) PaaS
5 2 (6.06%) SaaS
6 1 (3.03%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 22 (66.67%) VPN
3 17 (51.52%) IPv4
3 17 (51.52%) OSPF
4 12 (36.36%) DNS
5 9 (27.27%) WAN
6 8 (24.24%) LAN
6 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
6 8 (24.24%) WLAN
7 6 (18.18%) FTP
7 6 (18.18%) IPsec
7 6 (18.18%) MPLS
7 6 (18.18%) SSL
8 4 (12.12%) DHCP
9 3 (9.09%) BGP
9 3 (9.09%) HSRP
9 3 (9.09%) IPv6
9 3 (9.09%) Network Security
9 3 (9.09%) VRRP
10 1 (3.03%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.09%) MariaDB
2 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
1 14 (42.42%) JIRA
1 14 (42.42%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) GitLab
2 3 (9.09%) Gradle
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (18.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) IT Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (9.09%) Node.js
2 3 (9.09%) React
2 3 (9.09%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Public Cloud
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Unix
3 16 (48.48%) Windows
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) ITIL
2 19 (57.58%) Configuration Management
2 19 (57.58%) Infrastructure as Code
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) DevOps
4 14 (42.42%) Cyber Intelligence
4 14 (42.42%) Data Science
4 14 (42.42%) DevSecOps
4 14 (42.42%) Machine Learning
4 14 (42.42%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 14 (42.42%) Scrum
4 14 (42.42%) SDLC
4 14 (42.42%) Service Management
4 14 (42.42%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 14 (42.42%) Software Testing
4 14 (42.42%) Task Automation
5 6 (18.18%) Analytical Thinking
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (18.18%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 19 (57.58%) Python
3 17 (51.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) GIAC
1 14 (42.42%) RHCE
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (18.18%) MCITP
2 6 (18.18%) MCSA
2 6 (18.18%) MCSE
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Docker
2 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (42.42%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) Puppet
2 17 (51.52%) Ansible
3 6 (18.18%) WSUS
4 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (15.15%) Terraform
5 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
5 3 (9.09%) Prometheus
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (6.06%) Nessus
6 2 (6.06%) SCCM
7 1 (3.03%) cPanel
7 1 (3.03%) Plesk
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) VMware
3 14 (42.42%) Oracle
3 14 (42.42%) Red Hat
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) Sophos
6 6 (18.18%) ZyXEL
7 3 (9.09%) Veeam
8 2 (6.06%) Meraki
8 2 (6.06%) SaltStack
9 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.03%) Google