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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 205 226
Rank change year-on-year -32 +21  
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 38 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 3.58% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 29
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +4.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,250 £39,500
% change year-on-year +7.38% -5.69%  

VLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1045 893 953
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.48% 15.96% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 835 759 763
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing VLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 37 £45,000 +9.75% 9
Cheshire -27 1 £45,000 +63.63% 4
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 68 (75.56%) Active Directory
2 57 (63.33%) Firewall
3 53 (58.89%) Windows
4 50 (55.56%) DNS
5 46 (51.11%) Windows Server
6 44 (48.89%) TCP/IP
7 43 (47.78%) DHCP
8 41 (45.56%) Microsoft
9 39 (43.33%) VMware
10 36 (40.00%) Cisco
11 33 (36.67%) Juniper
11 33 (36.67%) MPLS
12 30 (33.33%) MS Exchange
13 28 (31.11%) Palo Alto
13 28 (31.11%) Network Security
14 27 (30.00%) CheckPoint
14 27 (30.00%) SAN
15 26 (28.89%) ITIL
16 25 (27.78%) Junos
16 25 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
17 24 (26.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 24 (26.67%) Blue Coat
17 24 (26.67%) ProxySG
17 24 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
18 23 (25.56%) Network Design
18 23 (25.56%) SIEM
19 22 (24.44%) SQL
19 22 (24.44%) Terminal Services
20 21 (23.33%) Change Management
20 21 (23.33%) WSUS

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 30 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.78%) IIS
3 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) Office 365
2 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.56%) SaaS
5 4 (4.44%) IaaS
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (63.33%) Firewall
2 50 (55.56%) DNS
3 44 (48.89%) TCP/IP
4 43 (47.78%) DHCP
5 33 (36.67%) MPLS
6 28 (31.11%) Network Security
7 27 (30.00%) SAN
8 25 (27.78%) Junos
9 18 (20.00%) LAN
10 15 (16.67%) WAN
11 12 (13.33%) BGP
11 12 (13.33%) VPN
12 11 (12.22%) VoIP
13 8 (8.89%) OSPF
14 7 (7.78%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (6.67%) Ethernet
15 6 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (5.56%) Internet
17 4 (4.44%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (15.56%) Legal
2 10 (11.11%) Finance
3 6 (6.67%) Law
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Network Engineer
2 25 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support
3 24 (26.67%) Analyst
3 24 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 23 (25.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 21 (23.33%) Support Analyst
6 20 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 20 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 17 (18.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 17 (18.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 17 (18.89%) Security Engineer
8 16 (17.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 9 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (7.78%) IT Support
11 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
12 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 5 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) Web Services
1 4 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.56%) PMI
3 3 (3.33%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.11%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.11%) IVR
4 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (58.89%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.11%) Linux
5 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) ITIL
2 25 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (26.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 23 (25.56%) Network Design
4 23 (25.56%) SIEM
5 21 (23.33%) Change Management
6 8 (8.89%) Project Management
7 7 (7.78%) Migration
8 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.56%) PRINCE
9 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.44%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
11 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.33%) Performance Management
11 3 (3.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.11%) Perl
3 1 (1.11%) PHP
3 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.56%) CCNP
2 5 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.11%) CCENT
3 1 (1.11%) CCNA
3 1 (1.11%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.11%) MCITP
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (75.56%) Active Directory
2 24 (26.67%) ProxySG
3 22 (24.44%) Terminal Services
4 12 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.44%) vSphere
8 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (23.33%) WSUS
2 5 (5.56%) vCenter Server
3 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.11%) Cacti
5 1 (1.11%) Nagios
5 1 (1.11%) OpenNMS
5 1 (1.11%) Puppet
5 1 (1.11%) RANCID
5 1 (1.11%) SCCM
5 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (45.56%) Microsoft
2 39 (43.33%) VMware
3 36 (40.00%) Cisco
4 33 (36.67%) Juniper
5 28 (31.11%) Palo Alto
6 27 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 24 (26.67%) Blue Coat
8 17 (18.89%) NetApp
9 16 (17.78%) Avaya
10 7 (7.78%) EMC
11 5 (5.56%) HP
12 4 (4.44%) Citrix
12 4 (4.44%) Ericsson
13 3 (3.33%) Brocade
13 3 (3.33%) Google
13 3 (3.33%) Kaspersky
13 3 (3.33%) Mitel
13 3 (3.33%) Oracle
13 3 (3.33%) SonicWALL
13 3 (3.33%) ZyXEL
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