Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 265 354
Rank change year-on-year -11 +89 +23
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 307 393 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 1.12% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 5.26% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 272 398 297
South East median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £58,625 £67,500 £67,500
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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5438 7468 8545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.65% 21.35% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4328 5978 6948
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,075 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the South East

VLAN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for VLAN in the South East

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Salary histogram for VLAN in the South East

VLAN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the South East 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
Thames Valley +71 132 £38,500 -18.95% 3
Berkshire +47 68 £42,500 -15.00%
Hampshire -24 60 £38,500 +18.46% 3
Surrey -18 55 £37,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +25 41 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Kent +18 36 £47,500 +11.76%
Buckinghamshire +12 23 £38,500 -28.37% 2
East Sussex -22 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Sussex -29 6 £26,750 -46.50% 2
Middlesex +15 2 £37,500 -16.67%
VLAN
England

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 South East region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 205 (66.78%) Firewall
2 187 (60.91%) Cisco
3 168 (54.72%) Windows
4 147 (47.88%) VPN
5 144 (46.91%) Cisco Certification
6 142 (46.25%) VMware
7 122 (39.74%) Active Directory
8 121 (39.41%) WAN
9 115 (37.46%) TCP/IP
10 112 (36.48%) DNS
11 106 (34.53%) Windows Server
12 105 (34.20%) LAN
13 101 (32.90%) Microsoft
14 100 (32.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 94 (30.62%) ITIL
16 91 (29.64%) CCNA
17 85 (27.69%) Cisco ASA
18 83 (27.04%) Hyper-V
18 83 (27.04%) Linux
19 81 (26.38%) Windows Server 2008
20 77 (25.08%) CCNP
21 75 (24.43%) OSPF
21 75 (24.43%) BGP
22 74 (24.10%) DHCP
22 74 (24.10%) MS Exchange
23 69 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
24 65 (21.17%) MPLS
25 63 (20.52%) Wireless
26 61 (19.87%) Office 365
26 61 (19.87%) Windows 10

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 74 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 35 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (7.49%) IIS
4 18 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (4.56%) Apache
6 12 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.91%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.26%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.93%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.95%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.98%) nginx
13 2 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.33%) Confluence
14 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.33%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (19.87%) Office 365
2 41 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.91%) SaaS
5 11 (3.58%) IaaS
6 3 (0.98%) G Suite
7 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.65%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.65%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.33%) OpenDNS
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 205 (66.78%) Firewall
2 147 (47.88%) VPN
3 121 (39.41%) WAN
4 115 (37.46%) TCP/IP
5 112 (36.48%) DNS
6 105 (34.20%) LAN
7 85 (27.69%) Cisco ASA
8 75 (24.43%) BGP
8 75 (24.43%) OSPF
9 74 (24.10%) DHCP
10 65 (21.17%) MPLS
11 63 (20.52%) Wireless
12 59 (19.22%) VoIP
13 51 (16.61%) Ethernet
14 41 (13.36%) SAN
15 37 (12.05%) IPsec
16 36 (11.73%) Network Security
17 33 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
18 30 (9.77%) Cisco PIX
18 30 (9.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.58%) MySQL
4 9 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.33%) DB2
9 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.33%) WinAutomation
General
1 31 (10.10%) Finance
2 25 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.56%) Retail
4 13 (4.23%) Billing
5 11 (3.58%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.26%) Legal
7 9 (2.93%) Back Office
7 9 (2.93%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.61%) Electronics
8 8 (2.61%) Marketing
9 6 (1.95%) Games
10 3 (0.98%) Advertising
11 2 (0.65%) Automotive
11 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (25.73%) Network Engineer
2 66 (21.50%) Support Engineer
3 46 (14.98%) Analyst
4 35 (11.40%) Support Analyst
5 34 (11.07%) Administrator
6 32 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (9.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 27 (8.79%) Network Support
8 27 (8.79%) Systems Administrator
9 26 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
10 24 (7.82%) Cisco Engineer
10 24 (7.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 23 (7.49%) 2nd Line Support
11 23 (7.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 23 (7.49%) IT Support
12 21 (6.84%) Deployment Engineer
12 21 (6.84%) Network Deployment Engineer
12 21 (6.84%) Network Support Engineer
13 19 (6.19%) Architect
13 19 (6.19%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.30%) RFC 2547
2 3 (0.98%) HTML
2 3 (0.98%) HTML5
2 3 (0.98%) Java SE
2 3 (0.98%) SAML
3 2 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.65%) WSH
4 1 (0.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
4 1 (0.33%) CSS3
4 1 (0.33%) jQuery
4 1 (0.33%) MAPI
4 1 (0.33%) STL
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.29%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.14%) Driving Licence
3 21 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.54%) Clustering
5 13 (4.23%) FlexPod
6 9 (2.93%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.28%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.95%) Fintech
8 6 (1.95%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.63%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.63%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.63%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.30%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.30%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.30%) Replication
10 4 (1.30%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.98%) iPad
12 2 (0.65%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 168 (54.72%) Windows
2 106 (34.53%) Windows Server
3 83 (27.04%) Linux
4 81 (26.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (19.87%) Windows 10
6 61 (19.87%) Windows 7
7 34 (11.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (8.14%) Windows 8
9 16 (5.21%) Mac OS X
10 10 (3.26%) Ubuntu
11 8 (2.61%) Unix
12 7 (2.28%) CentOS
13 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.33%) AIX
15 1 (0.33%) VMS
15 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (30.62%) ITIL
2 49 (15.96%) Network Monitoring
3 46 (14.98%) Load Balancing
4 35 (11.40%) Change Management
5 31 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (9.45%) Project Management
7 27 (8.79%) DevOps
8 24 (7.82%) Network Design
9 23 (7.49%) Network Management
10 22 (7.17%) ITIL V3
10 22 (7.17%) Mentoring
10 22 (7.17%) Migration
11 21 (6.84%) Presales
11 21 (6.84%) Service Delivery
12 20 (6.51%) Problem Management
13 18 (5.86%) CRM
13 18 (5.86%) Time Management
14 16 (5.21%) Security Management
15 14 (4.56%) Line Management
16 13 (4.23%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.31%) PowerShell
2 37 (12.05%) SQL
3 6 (1.95%) Bash Shell
3 6 (1.95%) Python
4 3 (0.98%) Java
4 3 (0.98%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.98%) PHP
4 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.65%) C
5 2 (0.65%) C#
5 2 (0.65%) C++
5 2 (0.65%) VBScript
6 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 144 (46.91%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (29.64%) CCNA
3 77 (25.08%) CCNP
4 41 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (13.03%) CCIE
6 28 (9.12%) Security Cleared
7 27 (8.79%) MCSE
7 27 (8.79%) SC Cleared
8 24 (7.82%) Degree
9 22 (7.17%) MCSA
10 15 (4.89%) DV Cleared
11 13 (4.23%) MCP
12 8 (2.61%) CCDP
12 8 (2.61%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.63%) CCIE Security
14 4 (1.30%) MCITP
15 3 (0.98%) CCIP
15 3 (0.98%) MCTS
15 3 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.65%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.49%) QA
2 20 (6.51%) SLA
3 19 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.28%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.98%) COBIT
6 3 (0.98%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.98%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 122 (39.74%) Active Directory
2 100 (32.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (27.04%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.86%) vSphere
5 16 (5.21%) Terminal Services
5 16 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (4.56%) VMware Workstation
7 13 (4.23%) XenApp
8 12 (3.91%) XenServer
9 10 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (2.93%) KVM
11 6 (1.95%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.65%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.65%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.65%) pfSense
12 2 (0.65%) vCloud
12 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (9.12%) SCCM
2 21 (6.84%) WSUS
3 13 (4.23%) Backup Exec
3 13 (4.23%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (3.58%) Puppet
5 10 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (2.93%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.61%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (2.28%) SCOM
8 7 (2.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.30%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.98%) Opsview
11 3 (0.98%) vMotion
11 3 (0.98%) WMI
12 2 (0.65%) Ansible
12 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 187 (60.91%) Cisco
2 142 (46.25%) VMware
3 101 (32.90%) Microsoft
4 60 (19.54%) F5
5 58 (18.89%) Juniper
6 52 (16.94%) SolarWinds
7 49 (15.96%) HP
8 47 (15.31%) CheckPoint
9 31 (10.10%) Dell
9 31 (10.10%) Palo Alto
10 30 (9.77%) Aruba
10 30 (9.77%) Citrix
11 26 (8.47%) Brocade
12 24 (7.82%) Meraki
13 22 (7.17%) Apple
13 22 (7.17%) Fortinet
14 14 (4.56%) Veeam
15 13 (4.23%) Sourcefire
16 12 (3.91%) Avaya
17 10 (3.26%) 3Com