The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 103 120 133
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13  
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 4 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% 1.28% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 4.36% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 15
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% +30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £28,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £87,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.85% -6.66%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 355 573 742
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.65% 29.40% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 235 467 398
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

VLAN
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for VLAN in Reading

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) VMware
3 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
5 22 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (63.64%) Hyper-V
7 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (51.52%) Firewall
8 17 (51.52%) WAN
9 16 (48.48%) LAN
10 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
11 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
12 11 (33.33%) VPN
12 11 (33.33%) SLA
12 11 (33.33%) ITIL
12 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
13 10 (30.30%) Office 365
14 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
14 9 (27.27%) NetApp
15 8 (24.24%) Juniper
15 8 (24.24%) SAN
15 8 (24.24%) DNS
15 8 (24.24%) Linux
15 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
15 8 (24.24%) NAS
15 8 (24.24%) PKI
15 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
16 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (18.18%) MCP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) Firewall
1 17 (51.52%) WAN
2 16 (48.48%) LAN
3 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 11 (33.33%) VPN
5 8 (24.24%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) NAS
5 8 (24.24%) SAN
6 6 (18.18%) Kerberos
7 5 (15.15%) BGP
7 5 (15.15%) Network Security
8 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
8 4 (12.12%) SSL
9 3 (9.09%) VoIP
10 2 (6.06%) DHCP
10 2 (6.06%) Skype
11 1 (3.03%) OSPF
11 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Redmine
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Support Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Support
3 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Network Support
7 3 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) PKI
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.12%) Unix
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
8 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
9 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.03%) CentOS
10 1 (3.03%) Debian
10 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
3 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Presales
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Open Source
6 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (18.18%) MCP
3 4 (12.12%) MCTS
4 3 (9.09%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCITP
5 2 (6.06%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
6 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) ISO22301
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 22 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) vMotion
1 4 (12.12%) WSUS
2 3 (9.09%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) NetApp
4 8 (24.24%) Juniper
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.06%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds