Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 200 238
Rank change year-on-year -3 +38 +11
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 91 81 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.14% 1.08% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.02% 7.01% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 88 76 20
Manchester median annual salary £29,500 £37,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.85% +25.83% -9.09%
10th Percentile £24,250 £30,125 £20,350
90th Percentile £53,750 £63,750 £40,825
North West median annual salary £29,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -22.67% -25.00% +45.99%

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 1134 1156 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.22% 15.41% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1014 825
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,475 £20,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Rochdale +9 6 £50,250 +32.24% 7
Salford -3 2 £31,500 - 1
Bolton -3 1 £25,000 -23.08% 1
Altrincham -13 1 £26,500 +6.00%
Stockport - 1 £26,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
VLAN
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 82 (90.11%) Cisco
2 70 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 54 (59.34%) Firewall
4 52 (57.14%) Windows
5 49 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 49 (53.85%) Windows Server
6 48 (52.75%) Office 365
6 48 (52.75%) ITIL
7 45 (49.45%) VMware
8 36 (39.56%) Veeam
9 33 (36.26%) Mimecast
10 29 (31.87%) DNS
11 27 (29.67%) Microsoft Office
12 26 (28.57%) MS Exchange
12 26 (28.57%) Juniper
12 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (27.47%) DHCP
13 25 (27.47%) TCP/IP
14 23 (25.27%) MPLS
15 22 (24.18%) SAN
15 22 (24.18%) Hyper-V
15 22 (24.18%) Windows 7
16 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (23.08%) Windows 10
17 20 (21.98%) Junos
17 20 (21.98%) Network Security
17 20 (21.98%) Change Management
18 19 (20.88%) Network Design
18 19 (20.88%) VoIP
18 19 (20.88%) Data Centre

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 26 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (29.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 48 (52.75%) Office 365
2 33 (36.26%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (59.34%) Firewall
2 29 (31.87%) DNS
3 25 (27.47%) DHCP
3 25 (27.47%) TCP/IP
4 23 (25.27%) MPLS
5 22 (24.18%) SAN
6 20 (21.98%) Junos
6 20 (21.98%) Network Security
7 19 (20.88%) VoIP
8 18 (19.78%) WAN
9 16 (17.58%) LAN
10 14 (15.38%) BGP
10 14 (15.38%) OSPF
10 14 (15.38%) VPN
11 12 (13.19%) Ethernet
12 9 (9.89%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (8.79%) HSRP
13 8 (8.79%) VRRP
14 7 (7.69%) IPv6
14 7 (7.69%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.19%) Legal
3 3 (3.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (36.26%) Support Engineer
2 22 (24.18%) Network Engineer
3 18 (19.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 17 (18.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (18.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) IT Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.59%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Security Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.49%) Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 5 (5.49%) VoIP Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Active Directory Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.30%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.30%) PMI
4 2 (2.20%) CCTV
4 2 (2.20%) iPad
4 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.10%) IVR
5 1 (1.10%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (57.14%) Windows
2 49 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (24.18%) Windows 7
5 21 (23.08%) Windows 10
6 9 (9.89%) Linux
7 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.40%) Unix
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.10%) CentOS
10 1 (1.10%) SUSE
10 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) ITIL
2 20 (21.98%) Change Management
3 19 (20.88%) Network Design
4 16 (17.58%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (17.58%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (17.58%) SIEM
4 16 (17.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.59%) Network Management
5 6 (6.59%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (5.49%) Coaching
7 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.40%) Project Management
8 3 (3.30%) Change Control
8 3 (3.30%) High Availability
8 3 (3.30%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.30%) PRINCE
8 3 (3.30%) Release Management
8 3 (3.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) Perl
1 4 (4.40%) PHP
1 4 (4.40%) Python
1 4 (4.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.40%) CCNP
3 3 (3.30%) CCDP
3 3 (3.30%) CCNA
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.30%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.20%) CCENT
4 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.10%) MCITP
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 22 (24.18%) Hyper-V
3 16 (17.58%) ProxySG
4 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.30%) Firmware
5 3 (3.30%) XenApp
6 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Cacti
1 4 (4.40%) Nagios
1 4 (4.40%) OpenNMS
1 4 (4.40%) Puppet
1 4 (4.40%) RANCID
1 4 (4.40%) SCCM
1 4 (4.40%) SCOM
2 2 (2.20%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.20%) WSUS
3 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 82 (90.11%) Cisco
2 49 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 45 (49.45%) VMware
4 36 (39.56%) Veeam
5 26 (28.57%) Juniper
6 16 (17.58%) Blue Coat
6 16 (17.58%) CheckPoint
6 16 (17.58%) Palo Alto
7 9 (9.89%) Brocade
8 8 (8.79%) Ericsson
9 7 (7.69%) Foundry
10 6 (6.59%) Citrix
11 5 (5.49%) Huawei
12 4 (4.40%) Apple
12 4 (4.40%) HP
12 4 (4.40%) ZyXEL
13 3 (3.30%) Openreach
13 3 (3.30%) Redback
14 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
14 2 (2.20%) Splunk