Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 215 259
Rank change year-on-year +56 +44 -58
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 21 30 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.67% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.53% 4.19% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 26
Median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £26,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,375 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year +13.33% -4.46% +14.60%

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 380 716 1,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.11% 12.69% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 318 594 1,117
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +16.88%
10th Percentile £25,350 £24,325 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +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 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for VLAN in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) VPN
3 14 (66.67%) DNS
3 14 (66.67%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) ITIL
4 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
5 12 (57.14%) WAN
5 12 (57.14%) Azure
5 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
6 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 10 (47.62%) LAN
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco
8 9 (42.86%) Python
8 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
8 9 (42.86%) VMware
9 8 (38.10%) Sophos
9 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (38.10%) Puppet
9 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (38.10%) Public Cloud
9 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
9 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
9 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (33.33%) Storage Management
10 7 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
10 7 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (33.33%) Docker
10 7 (33.33%) DevOps

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Confluence
3 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (4.76%) CloudStack
5 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.76%) nginx
5 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Azure
2 6 (28.57%) AWS
3 4 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (14.29%) IaaS
4 3 (14.29%) Office 365
4 3 (14.29%) OneDrive
4 3 (14.29%) PaaS
4 3 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (4.76%) Datadog
5 1 (4.76%) G Suite
5 1 (4.76%) GCP
5 1 (4.76%) npm
5 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.76%) Pulumi
5 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 15 (71.43%) VPN
3 14 (66.67%) DNS
4 12 (57.14%) WAN
5 10 (47.62%) LAN
6 7 (33.33%) FTP
6 7 (33.33%) IPsec
6 7 (33.33%) SSL
6 7 (33.33%) WLAN
7 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) IPv4
8 5 (23.81%) OSPF
9 4 (19.05%) DHCP
9 4 (19.05%) MPLS
10 2 (9.52%) VoIP
11 1 (4.76%) HTTP
11 1 (4.76%) Multicast
11 1 (4.76%) Network Security
11 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) GitLab
2 1 (4.76%) Gradle
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Support
7 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) React
2 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (38.10%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
4 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (33.33%) CRM
4 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (33.33%) DevOps
4 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (33.33%) Service Management
4 7 (33.33%) Storage Management
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Cyber Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) Machine Learning
6 5 (23.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) SDLC
6 5 (23.81%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (33.33%) MCITP
1 7 (33.33%) MCSA
1 7 (33.33%) MCSE
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) GIAC
2 5 (23.81%) RHCE
3 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Docker
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 7 (33.33%) WSUS
3 6 (28.57%) Ansible
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (19.05%) SCCM
4 4 (19.05%) Terraform
5 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
7 1 (4.76%) cPanel
7 1 (4.76%) Plesk
7 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
7 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Sophos
4 7 (33.33%) ZyXEL
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (19.05%) Veeam
7 2 (9.52%) Meraki
7 2 (9.52%) SaltStack
8 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.76%) Google