Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 233 281
Rank change year-on-year -40 +48 +45
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 101 127 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 1.02% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% 6.54% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 96 113 84
North West median annual salary £29,250 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.00% -25.00% +49.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £28,250 £25,725
90th Percentile £53,125 £60,000 £80,000
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 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 1953 1941 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.85% 15.58% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1600 1516
North West median annual salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.28% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Manchester -4 92 £29,500 -22.37% 9
Lancashire -1 7 £21,500 -30.65%
Cheshire -37 2 £45,000 +44.00% 3
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 87 (86.14%) Cisco
2 72 (71.29%) Active Directory
3 62 (61.39%) Firewall
4 60 (59.41%) Windows
5 56 (55.45%) Windows Server
6 55 (54.46%) Microsoft
7 51 (50.50%) ITIL
8 50 (49.50%) VMware
9 49 (48.51%) Office 365
10 36 (35.64%) Veeam
11 33 (32.67%) Mimecast
12 32 (31.68%) DNS
13 31 (30.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (28.71%) MS Exchange
15 28 (27.72%) DHCP
16 27 (26.73%) TCP/IP
16 27 (26.73%) Microsoft Office
16 27 (26.73%) Juniper
16 27 (26.73%) Network Security
17 23 (22.77%) SAN
17 23 (22.77%) MPLS
18 22 (21.78%) Change Management
18 22 (21.78%) Hyper-V
18 22 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (21.78%) Windows 7
19 21 (20.79%) Junos
19 21 (20.79%) Data Centre
19 21 (20.79%) Windows 10
19 21 (20.79%) Network Design
20 20 (19.80%) Cybersecurity

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 29 (28.71%) MS Exchange
2 22 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) Liferay
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (26.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 49 (48.51%) Office 365
2 33 (32.67%) Mimecast
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (61.39%) Firewall
2 32 (31.68%) DNS
3 28 (27.72%) DHCP
4 27 (26.73%) Network Security
4 27 (26.73%) TCP/IP
5 23 (22.77%) MPLS
5 23 (22.77%) SAN
6 21 (20.79%) Junos
7 20 (19.80%) WAN
8 19 (18.81%) LAN
9 18 (17.82%) VoIP
10 13 (12.87%) VPN
11 11 (10.89%) BGP
11 11 (10.89%) OSPF
11 11 (10.89%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (9.90%) Ethernet
13 6 (5.94%) TACACS
14 5 (4.95%) ICMP
14 5 (4.95%) IPsec
14 5 (4.95%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.99%) MySQL
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (12.87%) Legal
2 11 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Finance
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) Support Engineer
2 28 (27.72%) Network Engineer
3 22 (21.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 19 (18.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (18.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (11.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (9.90%) IT Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Security Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.94%) Firewall Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Active Directory Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) IP Network Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) IT Support
10 5 (4.95%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 5 (4.95%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.95%) PMI
3 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.98%) CCTV
4 2 (1.98%) iPad
4 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.99%) IVR
5 1 (0.99%) Life Science
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (59.41%) Windows
2 56 (55.45%) Windows Server
3 31 (30.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (21.78%) Windows 7
5 21 (20.79%) Windows 10
6 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.91%) Linux
8 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.97%) Unix
10 2 (1.98%) CentOS
10 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.99%) SUSE
11 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) ITIL
2 22 (21.78%) Change Management
3 21 (20.79%) Network Design
4 20 (19.80%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (17.82%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (17.82%) SIEM
5 18 (17.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (7.92%) Project Management
7 7 (6.93%) Network Virtualisation
7 7 (6.93%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.95%) Network Management
8 5 (4.95%) PRINCE
8 5 (4.95%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.96%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.97%) Coaching
10 3 (2.97%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.97%) Fault Analysis
10 3 (2.97%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.97%) Perl
1 3 (2.97%) PHP
1 3 (2.97%) Python
1 3 (2.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.93%) CCNA
3 5 (4.95%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.96%) Degree
4 4 (3.96%) MCP
5 3 (2.97%) CCNP
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) CCDP
6 2 (1.98%) CCENT
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.99%) MCITP
7 1 (0.99%) MCSE
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (71.29%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.78%) Hyper-V
3 18 (17.82%) ProxySG
4 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (5.94%) vSphere
6 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.97%) XenApp
7 2 (1.98%) Firmware
8 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Cacti
1 3 (2.97%) Nagios
1 3 (2.97%) OpenNMS
1 3 (2.97%) Puppet
1 3 (2.97%) RANCID
1 3 (2.97%) SCCM
1 3 (2.97%) SCOM
1 3 (2.97%) WSUS
2 2 (1.98%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 87 (86.14%) Cisco
2 55 (54.46%) Microsoft
3 50 (49.50%) VMware
4 36 (35.64%) Veeam
5 27 (26.73%) Juniper
6 20 (19.80%) CheckPoint
7 19 (18.81%) Palo Alto
8 18 (17.82%) Blue Coat
9 8 (7.92%) Brocade
9 8 (7.92%) Citrix
10 6 (5.94%) Ericsson
10 6 (5.94%) Foundry
11 4 (3.96%) Apple
11 4 (3.96%) HP
12 3 (2.97%) Huawei
12 3 (2.97%) Mitel
12 3 (2.97%) Openreach
12 3 (2.97%) Redback
12 3 (2.97%) ZyXEL
13 2 (1.98%) BT