Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 281 271 317
Rank change year-on-year -10 +46 +6
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 120 144 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.78% 0.81% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 5.10% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 96 174 104
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71% -5.41%
10th Percentile £25,250 £29,400 £23,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £48,375
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2354 2825 2751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.34% 15.80% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1910 2152 2359
Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £39,500 £38,082
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.53% +3.72% +1.55%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the Midlands

VLAN
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLAN in the Midlands.

Salary trend for VLAN in the Midlands

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VLAN in the Midlands

VLAN
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Midlands -32 83 £40,000 +6.67% 3
East Midlands +33 26 £31,000 -27.06% 13
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 82 (68.33%) Cisco
2 67 (55.83%) Windows
3 65 (54.17%) WAN
4 63 (52.50%) LAN
5 62 (51.67%) VPN
6 57 (47.50%) Microsoft
6 57 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (47.50%) Firewall
7 45 (37.50%) VMware
7 45 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 44 (36.67%) CCNP
9 40 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 39 (32.50%) TCP/IP
10 39 (32.50%) HP
11 38 (31.67%) Active Directory
12 37 (30.83%) MPLS
13 36 (30.00%) Wireless
14 33 (27.50%) ITIL
15 32 (26.67%) CCNA
15 32 (26.67%) OSPF
16 31 (25.83%) BGP
17 30 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (24.17%) Data Centre
19 28 (23.33%) DNS
20 27 (22.50%) Juniper
20 27 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
21 25 (20.83%) Office 365
22 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
22 24 (20.00%) DHCP

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 20 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.83%) Office 365
2 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (54.17%) WAN
2 63 (52.50%) LAN
3 62 (51.67%) VPN
4 57 (47.50%) Firewall
5 39 (32.50%) TCP/IP
6 37 (30.83%) MPLS
7 36 (30.00%) Wireless
8 32 (26.67%) OSPF
9 31 (25.83%) BGP
10 28 (23.33%) DNS
11 27 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (20.00%) DHCP
13 23 (19.17%) Network Security
14 22 (18.33%) VoIP
15 21 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (16.67%) SAN
17 16 (13.33%) IPsec
18 15 (12.50%) Ethernet
18 15 (12.50%) SNMP
18 15 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.67%) MySQL
General
1 14 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.83%) Billing
3 11 (9.17%) Back Office
4 10 (8.33%) Finance
5 5 (4.17%) Law
5 5 (4.17%) Marketing
6 4 (3.33%) Banking
6 4 (3.33%) Multimedia
6 4 (3.33%) Retail
7 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (25.83%) Network Engineer
2 23 (19.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Administrator
7 7 (5.83%) Consultant
7 7 (5.83%) IT Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Network Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) IT Support
8 6 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.67%) WSH
3 1 (0.83%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.17%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.83%) FlexPod
3 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.33%) Clustering
6 3 (2.50%) iPad
6 3 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (55.83%) Windows
2 45 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (16.67%) Linux
5 17 (14.17%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.17%) Windows 10
8 7 (5.83%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.67%) Unix
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.83%) Android
10 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) ITIL
2 21 (17.50%) Project Management
3 19 (15.83%) Network Design
3 19 (15.83%) Presales
4 18 (15.00%) Migration
5 17 (14.17%) Load Balancing
5 17 (14.17%) Network Management
5 17 (14.17%) Service Delivery
5 17 (14.17%) Time Management
6 15 (12.50%) Security Management
7 13 (10.83%) Application Performance Management
7 13 (10.83%) Converged Infrastructure
7 13 (10.83%) ITIL V3
7 13 (10.83%) Line Management
7 13 (10.83%) Mentoring
7 13 (10.83%) Performance Management
7 13 (10.83%) SIEM
8 12 (10.00%) High Availability
9 8 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.67%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (36.67%) CCNP
3 32 (26.67%) CCNA
4 21 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (9.17%) CASP
7 7 (5.83%) MCSE
8 6 (5.00%) MCSA
9 5 (4.17%) CCDP
9 5 (4.17%) MCP
10 4 (3.33%) Degree
10 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 3 (2.50%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.67%) APMP
12 2 (1.67%) CEH
12 2 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.67%) MCITP
12 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) QA
2 8 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.00%) SLA
4 5 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 38 (31.67%) Active Directory
3 30 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.17%) XenApp
5 4 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.50%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.67%) Snort
7 2 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.67%) XenServer
8 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (7.50%) SCCM
3 7 (5.83%) FortiGate
4 5 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.33%) QRadar
5 4 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (1.67%) Snorby
6 2 (1.67%) Suricata
6 2 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 82 (68.33%) Cisco
2 57 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 45 (37.50%) VMware
4 39 (32.50%) HP
5 27 (22.50%) Juniper
6 20 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 19 (15.83%) F5
8 18 (15.00%) SolarWinds
9 17 (14.17%) Meraki
10 15 (12.50%) Aruba
10 15 (12.50%) Brocade
11 14 (11.67%) Fortinet
12 13 (10.83%) Sourcefire
13 11 (9.17%) Riverbed
14 7 (5.83%) Citrix
14 7 (5.83%) Symantec
14 7 (5.83%) Veeam
15 4 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
15 4 (3.33%) NetApp
15 4 (3.33%) Sophos