Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 200 228
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -2
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 31 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 2.10% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 7
Scotland median annual salary £33,500 £45,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.56% +100.00% -43.75%
10th Percentile £26,975 £32,025 £21,250
90th Percentile £38,975 £48,750 £42,650
UK median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.18% - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 705 714 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.44% 13.80% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 465 461 456
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Scotland

VLAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for VLAN in Scotland

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VLAN in Scotland

VLAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Glasgow -2 13 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Edinburgh -11 9 £31,500 -32.98% 2
East Ayrshire - 3 £20,000 -
Lanarkshire -2 2 £32,750 -27.22%
Renfrewshire - 2 £34,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,000 -
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 20 (64.52%) VPN
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
4 16 (51.61%) Windows Server
5 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
6 14 (45.16%) VMware
7 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
8 12 (38.71%) DNS
8 12 (38.71%) DHCP
8 12 (38.71%) Linux
8 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (35.48%) SQL
9 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
10 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (29.03%) Office 365
11 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
12 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
12 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (25.81%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
13 7 (22.58%) Backup Exec
13 7 (22.58%) Wireless
13 7 (22.58%) Unix
13 7 (22.58%) Solaris
14 6 (19.35%) OSPF
14 6 (19.35%) Norton AntiVirus

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Office 365
2 6 (19.35%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 20 (64.52%) VPN
3 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
4 12 (38.71%) DHCP
4 12 (38.71%) DNS
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (22.58%) Wireless
7 6 (19.35%) LAN
7 6 (19.35%) OSPF
7 6 (19.35%) WAN
8 5 (16.13%) BGP
9 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
9 4 (12.90%) SAN
10 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (9.68%) HSRP
10 3 (9.68%) IPv6
10 3 (9.68%) MPLS
11 2 (6.45%) SONET
11 2 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (6.45%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Network Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) ICT Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Network Support Technician
8 1 (3.23%) Network Technician
8 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) RFC 2547
2 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
1 6 (19.35%) iPhone
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (22.58%) Solaris
5 7 (22.58%) Unix
6 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Phone
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (19.35%) Innovative Thinking
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
1 6 (19.35%) Patch Management
2 3 (9.68%) Change Management
2 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (6.45%) Process Management
3 2 (6.45%) Service Design
3 2 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (3.23%) IT Strategy
4 1 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.23%) Network Design
4 1 (3.23%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.23%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
2 3 (9.68%) HND
3 2 (6.45%) CCIP
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) CCENT
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
2 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
4 8 (25.81%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (19.35%) vSphere
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Backup Exec
2 6 (19.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (19.35%) Malwarebytes
2 6 (19.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (19.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (12.90%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (3.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Apple
4 6 (19.35%) Avaya
4 6 (19.35%) Dell
4 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
4 6 (19.35%) Sophos
4 6 (19.35%) Symantec
5 5 (16.13%) Meraki
6 4 (12.90%) HP
7 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.68%) Juniper
8 2 (6.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.23%) Huawei
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle
9 1 (3.23%) Progress