Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > North West
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 247 271 279
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8 -36
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 57 74 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 0.72% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 4.16% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 53 60 82
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £30,800 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £51,955 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% -3.53%

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 North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,168 1,778 1,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.89% 17.34% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1,465 1,322
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the North West

VLAN
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VLAN in the North West

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in the North West over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for VLAN in the North West

VLAN
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the North West region over the 6 months to 28 February 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
Manchester +40 26 £37,500 -16.67% 13
Cheshire +32 20 £37,500 +10.29% 7
Lancashire -7 10 £37,500 -3.85% 2
Cumbria - 1 £28,000 - 1
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 North West region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Windows Server
3 33 (57.89%) Firewall
4 32 (56.14%) VMware
5 29 (50.88%) Cisco
5 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
6 21 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 21 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 19 (33.33%) Linux
8 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (29.82%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (26.32%) LAN
10 15 (26.32%) WAN
10 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (24.56%) DHCP
11 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
11 14 (24.56%) Service Delivery
12 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
13 12 (21.05%) AWS
13 12 (21.05%) MCSE
13 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (21.05%) CCNA
14 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
14 11 (19.30%) SQL
14 11 (19.30%) VPN
14 11 (19.30%) WSUS
14 11 (19.30%) SCCM

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) AWS
2 10 (17.54%) Azure
3 9 (15.79%) IaaS
3 9 (15.79%) Office 365
3 9 (15.79%) PaaS
3 9 (15.79%) SaaS
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.51%) GitHub
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (57.89%) Firewall
2 17 (29.82%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (26.32%) LAN
3 15 (26.32%) WAN
4 14 (24.56%) DHCP
4 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
5 11 (19.30%) VPN
6 9 (15.79%) Network Security
7 8 (14.04%) DNS
7 8 (14.04%) Wireless
8 7 (12.28%) VoIP
9 6 (10.53%) BGP
9 6 (10.53%) IPsec
9 6 (10.53%) MPLS
9 6 (10.53%) SAN
10 5 (8.77%) EIGRP
10 5 (8.77%) SNMP
10 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (7.02%) Junos
11 4 (7.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 17 (29.82%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Security Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Server Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) IT Support
7 4 (7.02%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.75%) OpenEmbedded
2 1 (1.75%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) EMC VNX
2 5 (8.77%) Replication
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Life Science
3 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.75%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Windows Server
3 19 (33.33%) Linux
4 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (24.56%) Service Delivery
4 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
5 10 (17.54%) Security Patching
6 9 (15.79%) DevOps
7 7 (12.28%) Change Control
8 6 (10.53%) Change Management
8 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (8.77%) Network Design
9 5 (8.77%) Server Management
9 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
10 4 (7.02%) Information Security
10 4 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Project Management
11 3 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.51%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.05%) CCNA
2 12 (21.05%) MCSE
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.28%) CCNP
4 3 (5.26%) MCP
5 2 (3.51%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.75%) CEH
6 1 (1.75%) CISSP
6 1 (1.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
2 5 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.51%) GDPR
4 1 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.54%) vSphere
4 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.51%) ProxySG
6 2 (3.51%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.75%) Docker
7 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) SCCM
1 11 (19.30%) WSUS
2 9 (15.79%) vRealize
3 6 (10.53%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.51%) Puppet
5 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) VMware
2 29 (50.88%) Cisco
3 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (19.30%) Palo Alto
5 10 (17.54%) HP
5 10 (17.54%) IBM
6 9 (15.79%) Juniper
7 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.53%) Sophos
8 5 (8.77%) arcserve
8 5 (8.77%) EMC
8 5 (8.77%) Intel
8 5 (8.77%) Mitel
8 5 (8.77%) ProCurve
9 3 (5.26%) F5
9 3 (5.26%) Veeam
10 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.51%) IronPort
10 2 (3.51%) Polycom
10 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds