Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 222 224
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -18
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 38 55 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.62% 0.78% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.32% 6.04% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 63
Manchester median annual salary £39,500 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.20% +16.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.59% -8.75%

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 1,143 910 1,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.76% 12.85% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 791 742 891
Manchester median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -0.93%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +18 4 £37,500 -18.48% 1
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 - 1
VLAN
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Firewall
3 28 (73.68%) WAN
4 26 (68.42%) LAN
5 23 (60.53%) DNS
6 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 20 (52.63%) Windows Server
7 18 (47.37%) Cisco
8 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
8 17 (44.74%) Internet
9 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (39.47%) VMware
10 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
10 15 (39.47%) SMTP
11 14 (36.84%) IIS
12 13 (34.21%) Unix
12 13 (34.21%) BGP
12 13 (34.21%) Meraki
13 12 (31.58%) Network Architecture
13 12 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (31.58%) Change Management
13 12 (31.58%) OSPF
13 12 (31.58%) Apache
14 11 (28.95%) Office 365
15 10 (26.32%) VPN
15 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
15 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (23.68%) Network Security

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 (36.84%) IIS
2 12 (31.58%) Apache
3 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
3 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
4 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
5 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (7.89%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (7.89%) CloudStack
6 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (7.89%) nginx
6 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (28.95%) Office 365
3 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (18.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (5.26%) G Suite
8 1 (2.63%) IaaS
8 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
8 1 (2.63%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (76.32%) Firewall
2 28 (73.68%) WAN
3 26 (68.42%) LAN
4 23 (60.53%) DNS
5 17 (44.74%) Internet
5 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
6 15 (39.47%) SMTP
7 13 (34.21%) BGP
8 12 (31.58%) OSPF
9 10 (26.32%) VPN
10 9 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (23.68%) DMVPN
10 9 (23.68%) Network Security
10 9 (23.68%) NX-OS
10 9 (23.68%) SSL
10 9 (23.68%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (21.05%) MPLS
12 7 (18.42%) DHCP
13 6 (15.79%) HTTP
14 4 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.89%) MariaDB
2 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Network Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Network Support
3 6 (15.79%) Network Support Technician
3 6 (15.79%) Network Technician
3 6 (15.79%) Support Technician
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Avaya Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IP Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior IP Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) LAMP
1 3 (7.89%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (7.89%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (7.89%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) FMCG
2 5 (13.16%) IVR
3 3 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 13 (34.21%) Unix
4 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) CentOS
6 3 (7.89%) Debian
7 2 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Change Management
1 12 (31.58%) Network Architecture
2 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 9 (23.68%) Project Management
4 7 (18.42%) Change Control
5 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (10.53%) Data Privacy
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) OWASP
6 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.89%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Python
2 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.53%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) CCIE
3 4 (10.53%) CCNA
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.53%) Docker
6 3 (7.89%) Varnish
6 3 (7.89%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.63%) Firmware
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) WSUS
2 4 (10.53%) Ansible
2 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.53%) Puppet
3 3 (7.89%) Graphite
3 3 (7.89%) Graylog
3 3 (7.89%) HAProxy
3 3 (7.89%) logstash
3 3 (7.89%) vCenter Server
3 3 (7.89%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Cisco
3 15 (39.47%) VMware
4 13 (34.21%) Meraki
5 9 (23.68%) F5
6 4 (10.53%) SaltStack
7 3 (7.89%) Arista
7 3 (7.89%) Avaya
7 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.89%) Dell
7 3 (7.89%) Juniper
8 2 (5.26%) BT
8 2 (5.26%) Google
8 2 (5.26%) Openreach
8 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.26%) Sophos
8 2 (5.26%) Veeam
9 1 (2.63%) Fortinet