Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 213 253
Rank change year-on-year +65 +40 -41
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 14 58 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.53% 0.89% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.02% 5.91% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 54 36
Median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -13.29% +44.17%
10th Percentile £41,125 £21,250 £23,125
90th Percentile £56,625 £62,750 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +41.67%

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 348 982 1,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.08% 14.99% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 303 766 1,078
Median annual salary £50,000 £43,875 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.96% -0.28% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +8.28%

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 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for VLAN in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) WAN
3 11 (78.57%) VPN
4 10 (71.43%) Cisco
4 10 (71.43%) LAN
5 8 (57.14%) MPLS
5 8 (57.14%) OSPF
5 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (50.00%) Wireless
6 7 (50.00%) CCNP
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (42.86%) CCNA
7 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
7 6 (42.86%) VPLS
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (42.86%) FortiGate
7 6 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (35.71%) DNS
8 5 (35.71%) Linux
9 4 (28.57%) ITIL
9 4 (28.57%) Windows
9 4 (28.57%) VMware
9 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 4 (28.57%) Azure
10 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (21.43%) Windows 10

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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) AWS
3 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) WAN
3 11 (78.57%) VPN
4 10 (71.43%) LAN
5 8 (57.14%) MPLS
5 8 (57.14%) OSPF
6 7 (50.00%) Wireless
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco Firepower
7 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
7 6 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (42.86%) VPLS
8 5 (35.71%) DNS
9 2 (14.29%) DHCP
9 2 (14.29%) FTP
9 2 (14.29%) IPsec
9 2 (14.29%) SNMP
9 2 (14.29%) SSL
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Management
5 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Security Hardening
5 1 (7.14%) Server Management
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCITP
3 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) FortiGate
2 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Terraform
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Sophos
6 2 (14.29%) ZyXEL
7 1 (7.14%) Aruba
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Meraki
7 1 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.14%) Veeam