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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 294 232 192
Rank change year-on-year -62 -40 +36
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 75 75 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.61% 0.81% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.25% 5.65% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 67 71 50
10th Percentile £29,350 £25,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £31,000 £31,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £37,500 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.33% -14.77% +3.53%
75th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £52,188
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £58,705
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 1,764 1,327 1,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 14.32% 14.34% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,120 1,076 835
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,688 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,111 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.47% +2.27% +3.53%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £63,650
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -36 64 £40,000 -21.95% 7
East Midlands -62 11 £42,500 +13.33% 5
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 55 (73.33%) Microsoft
1 55 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 48 (64.00%) Windows
3 43 (57.33%) Azure
4 41 (54.67%) Microsoft 365
4 41 (54.67%) Firewall
5 40 (53.33%) DHCP
6 39 (52.00%) WAN
6 39 (52.00%) DNS
7 37 (49.33%) Windows Server
8 36 (48.00%) LAN
9 32 (42.67%) VMware
10 28 (37.33%) Wi-Fi
10 28 (37.33%) VPN
11 27 (36.00%) TCP/IP
12 26 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (33.33%) Agile
14 20 (26.67%) Cisco
15 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
15 18 (24.00%) Hyper-V
15 18 (24.00%) Social Skills
16 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (22.67%) VoIP
17 16 (21.33%) SharePoint
18 15 (20.00%) Data Centre
19 14 (18.67%) ITIL
20 13 (17.33%) SQL
20 13 (17.33%) Windows 10
21 12 (16.00%) Project Management
22 11 (14.67%) Driving Licence

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 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.33%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) Liferay
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (57.33%) Azure
2 41 (54.67%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (14.67%) IaaS
4 9 (12.00%) PaaS
5 6 (8.00%) AWS
6 5 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (5.33%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (5.33%) Power Platform
7 4 (5.33%) SaaS
8 3 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.67%) Azure Key Vault
9 2 (2.67%) Azure Logic Apps
9 2 (2.67%) Azure Monitor
9 2 (2.67%) Azure Sentinel
9 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.67%) Cloudflare
9 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
9 2 (2.67%) OpenDNS
10 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (54.67%) Firewall
2 40 (53.33%) DHCP
3 39 (52.00%) DNS
3 39 (52.00%) WAN
4 36 (48.00%) LAN
5 28 (37.33%) VPN
5 28 (37.33%) Wi-Fi
6 27 (36.00%) TCP/IP
7 17 (22.67%) VoIP
8 10 (13.33%) Wireless
9 8 (10.67%) SAN
10 7 (9.33%) MPLS
10 7 (9.33%) Network Security
10 7 (9.33%) WLAN
11 6 (8.00%) IPv4
11 6 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (5.33%) Broadband
12 4 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (5.33%) DMZ
12 4 (5.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.67%) Power BI
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.67%) Postman
1 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (24.00%) Social Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Public Sector
3 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.67%) Automotive
5 4 (5.33%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (5.33%) Retail
6 3 (4.00%) Finance
6 3 (4.00%) Law
7 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.67%) Police
8 1 (1.33%) Advertising
8 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) IT Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) IT Technician
4 7 (9.33%) Administrator
5 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) IT Support
6 5 (6.67%) Network Planner
6 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) ARM Templates
1 2 (2.67%) CSS
1 2 (2.67%) HTML
1 2 (2.67%) JSON
1 2 (2.67%) RESTful
1 2 (2.67%) SOAP
1 2 (2.67%) Web Services
1 2 (2.67%) XML
1 2 (2.67%) XSD
2 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.67%) Driving Licence
3 6 (8.00%) Clustering
4 5 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.33%) EPoS
6 1 (1.33%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.00%) Windows
2 37 (49.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (17.33%) Windows 10
5 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (6.67%) Linux
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.67%) Android
9 2 (2.67%) CentOS
9 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.67%) SUSE
9 2 (2.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.67%) VMS
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Agile
2 14 (18.67%) ITIL
3 12 (16.00%) Project Management
4 10 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.67%) DevOps
7 7 (9.33%) Change Management
7 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.33%) Migration
7 7 (9.33%) Network Architecture
7 7 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (9.33%) Project Delivery
8 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.67%) Capacity Management
9 5 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.67%) Network Planning
9 5 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) SQL
2 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.33%) Python
4 2 (2.67%) Bash
4 2 (2.67%) C
4 2 (2.67%) C++
4 2 (2.67%) Groovy
4 2 (2.67%) Java
4 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
4 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (8.00%) DBS Check
4 6 (8.00%) MCSE
5 4 (5.33%) CCA
5 4 (5.33%) CCNA
5 4 (5.33%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.33%) CWNA
6 3 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (5.33%) PMO
3 3 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 26 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.00%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.67%) Lustre
6 2 (2.67%) NFS
6 2 (2.67%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) WSUS
2 4 (5.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 4 (5.33%) SCCM
2 4 (5.33%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.67%) Ansible
4 2 (2.67%) Ganglia
4 2 (2.67%) Nagios
4 2 (2.67%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.33%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 55 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.67%) VMware
3 20 (26.67%) Cisco
4 7 (9.33%) HP
5 6 (8.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 5 (6.67%) Meraki
6 5 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.67%) Veeam
7 4 (5.33%) Citrix
7 4 (5.33%) Forcepoint
7 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.33%) Vyatta
8 3 (4.00%) EMC
9 2 (2.67%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (2.67%) Aruba
9 2 (2.67%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (2.67%) Dell
9 2 (2.67%) Splunk
10 1 (1.33%) Acronis
10 1 (1.33%) SonicWALL