Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 227 217
Rank change year-on-year +75 -10 +79
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 69 118 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.43% 1.04% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 5.50% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74 96 145
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,375 £24,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +1.19%

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 811 2,144 2,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.83% 18.92% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 648 1,566 1,660
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the Midlands

VLAN
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VLAN in the Midlands.

Salary trend for VLAN in the Midlands

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing VLAN in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 +55 42 £47,500 +11.76% 11
East Midlands +71 27 £37,500 +15.38% 4
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 51 (73.91%) Firewall
2 48 (69.57%) Windows
3 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
4 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 36 (52.17%) VMware
5 34 (49.28%) WAN
6 33 (47.83%) VPN
6 33 (47.83%) DNS
6 33 (47.83%) Cisco
7 32 (46.38%) Windows Server
8 30 (43.48%) VoIP
9 29 (42.03%) Office 365
10 27 (39.13%) Azure
11 25 (36.23%) LAN
12 24 (34.78%) DHCP
13 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (28.99%) Hyper-V
14 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (26.09%) CCNA
17 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
17 17 (24.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 16 (23.19%) Citrix
18 16 (23.19%) Network Security
19 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
20 13 (18.84%) Palo Alto
21 12 (17.39%) Internet
21 12 (17.39%) SAN
21 12 (17.39%) NetApp

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 7 (10.14%) IIS
1 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (42.03%) Office 365
2 27 (39.13%) Azure
3 10 (14.49%) AWS
4 7 (10.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.80%) OpenDNS
6 3 (4.35%) IaaS
6 3 (4.35%) PaaS
7 2 (2.90%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.45%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 51 (73.91%) Firewall
2 34 (49.28%) WAN
3 33 (47.83%) DNS
3 33 (47.83%) VPN
4 30 (43.48%) VoIP
5 25 (36.23%) LAN
6 24 (34.78%) DHCP
7 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
8 16 (23.19%) Network Security
9 12 (17.39%) Internet
9 12 (17.39%) SAN
10 10 (14.49%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (13.04%) OSPF
12 7 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (8.70%) BGP
13 6 (8.70%) NetScaler
14 5 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (7.25%) MPLS
14 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (7.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Back Office
3 3 (4.35%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Network Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) IT Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) IT Security Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) IT Support
7 4 (5.80%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Network Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) YAML
2 2 (2.90%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) Ajax
3 1 (1.45%) COM
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.25%) Replication
4 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.35%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.90%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (69.57%) Windows
2 32 (46.38%) Windows Server
3 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (7.25%) Linux
7 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.80%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.45%) Android
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (24.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (15.94%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (13.04%) ITIL
5 8 (11.59%) Project Management
6 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (8.70%) Project Delivery
8 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.80%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (5.80%) Migration
9 4 (5.80%) Network Virtualisation
9 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.80%) Technical Leadership
9 4 (5.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (5.80%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (4.35%) Fintech
10 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.90%) PHP
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (26.09%) CCNA
3 10 (14.49%) CCNP
4 9 (13.04%) CCSA
4 9 (13.04%) MCP
5 8 (11.59%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) CCIE
8 2 (2.90%) MCSA
9 1 (1.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.99%) Hyper-V
3 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.35%) XenApp
6 2 (2.90%) vSphere
6 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.45%) Docker
7 1 (1.45%) vCloud
7 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) vCenter Server
2 7 (10.14%) FortiGate
3 4 (5.80%) Nagios
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) WSUS
5 1 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
1 36 (52.17%) VMware
2 33 (47.83%) Cisco
3 16 (23.19%) Citrix
4 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
5 13 (18.84%) Palo Alto
6 12 (17.39%) NetApp
7 11 (15.94%) Dell
8 10 (14.49%) Avaya
8 10 (14.49%) Mitel
9 9 (13.04%) HP
10 8 (11.59%) Meraki
10 8 (11.59%) SolarWinds
11 7 (10.14%) SonicWALL
12 5 (7.25%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (7.25%) Splunk
13 4 (5.80%) Draytek
13 4 (5.80%) Juniper
14 3 (4.35%) Kaspersky
14 3 (4.35%) Veeam