Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 319 335
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16 -17
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 244 254 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% 4.72% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 210 221 259
South East median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% -4.53%
10th Percentile £26,700 £25,750 £25,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

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 4,833 5,380 7,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.22% 18.47% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,797 4,314 6,339
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 -1 74 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Hampshire -1 65 £40,000 +2.56% 13
Surrey -12 47 £47,500 +22.58% 5
Kent +22 41 £36,750 -16.00% 2
Berkshire -31 38 £42,500 - 6
Oxfordshire +5 23 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 13 £52,500 +56.72% 2
West Sussex +10 11 £57,000 +94.87% 1
East Sussex -29 6 £40,750 +1.88% 1
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 146 (59.84%) Cisco
2 136 (55.74%) Firewall
3 128 (52.46%) Windows
4 124 (50.82%) VPN
5 116 (47.54%) WAN
6 110 (45.08%) LAN
7 96 (39.34%) Linux
7 96 (39.34%) VMware
8 94 (38.52%) Cisco Certification
9 89 (36.48%) Windows Server
10 88 (36.07%) DNS
11 87 (35.66%) Active Directory
12 72 (29.51%) TCP/IP
12 72 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 71 (29.10%) Microsoft
14 70 (28.69%) CCNP
14 70 (28.69%) DHCP
15 65 (26.64%) CCNA
16 61 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 57 (23.36%) SQL
17 57 (23.36%) MPLS
18 55 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
19 53 (21.72%) Data Centre
19 53 (21.72%) Juniper
20 51 (20.90%) Office 365
21 48 (19.67%) Network Design
22 46 (18.85%) WLAN
23 45 (18.44%) Load Balancing
24 44 (18.03%) ITIL
25 42 (17.21%) Windows Server 2008

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 35 (14.34%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.25%) IIS
3 14 (5.74%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.87%) Apache
5 7 (2.87%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.41%) Confluence
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (9.84%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.64%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (20.90%) Office 365
4 10 (4.10%) Mimecast
5 6 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.05%) SaaS
7 4 (1.64%) IaaS
8 3 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (1.23%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.82%) G Suite
10 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 136 (55.74%) Firewall
2 124 (50.82%) VPN
3 116 (47.54%) WAN
4 110 (45.08%) LAN
5 88 (36.07%) DNS
6 72 (29.51%) TCP/IP
7 70 (28.69%) DHCP
8 57 (23.36%) MPLS
9 46 (18.85%) WLAN
10 40 (16.39%) OSPF
10 40 (16.39%) VoIP
11 39 (15.98%) BGP
12 37 (15.16%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (15.16%) Wireless
13 27 (11.07%) SAN
14 24 (9.84%) Network Security
15 22 (9.02%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (9.02%) NetScaler
16 21 (8.61%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (8.20%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.56%) MySQL
3 9 (3.69%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.69%) Neo4j
4 6 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (4.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.69%) GitLab
2 9 (3.69%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.69%) Vagrant
3 8 (3.28%) Subversion
4 6 (2.46%) JIRA
5 5 (2.05%) Maven
6 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 28 (11.48%) Finance
2 20 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.28%) Back Office
3 8 (3.28%) Electronics
3 8 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.87%) Banking
4 7 (2.87%) Marketing
5 2 (0.82%) Legal
5 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (34.02%) Network Engineer
2 32 (13.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 32 (13.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 29 (11.89%) Architect
4 26 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 22 (9.02%) Analyst
7 20 (8.20%) IT Engineer
7 20 (8.20%) IT Support
8 18 (7.38%) Network Architect
9 16 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (6.15%) Administrator
11 13 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.92%) Security Architect
12 12 (4.92%) Security Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (4.51%) IT Support Engineer
14 10 (4.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 10 (4.10%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (4.10%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.51%) LDAP
2 9 (3.69%) AngularJS
2 9 (3.69%) Node.js
2 9 (3.69%) React
2 9 (3.69%) Vue.js
3 6 (2.46%) MAPI
4 3 (1.23%) LAMP
4 3 (1.23%) SAML
4 3 (1.23%) Web Services
5 2 (0.82%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.41%) COM
6 1 (0.41%) Django
6 1 (0.41%) Qt
6 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.41%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.72%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.61%) Video Conferencing
4 20 (8.20%) Private Cloud
5 16 (6.56%) Replication
6 11 (4.51%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (4.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.10%) Public Cloud
8 9 (3.69%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.69%) Driving Licence
8 9 (3.69%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.87%) BBC
9 7 (2.87%) Clustering
10 6 (2.46%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (2.05%) YubiKey
12 3 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 128 (52.46%) Windows
2 96 (39.34%) Linux
3 89 (36.48%) Windows Server
4 42 (17.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (8.20%) Windows 7
7 18 (7.38%) Windows 10
8 12 (4.92%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.87%) CentOS
10 5 (2.05%) Debian
10 5 (2.05%) VMS
11 3 (1.23%) Unix
12 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.67%) Network Design
2 45 (18.44%) Load Balancing
3 44 (18.03%) ITIL
4 36 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 30 (12.30%) Capacity Planning
6 26 (10.66%) Network Monitoring
7 24 (9.84%) Change Management
8 21 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (8.61%) Service Management
9 20 (8.20%) ITIL V3
10 19 (7.79%) Presales
11 18 (7.38%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (6.97%) Network Architecture
12 17 (6.97%) Problem Management
13 16 (6.56%) Data Security
13 16 (6.56%) Open Source
13 16 (6.56%) Risk Management
13 16 (6.56%) SIEM
14 15 (6.15%) DevOps
14 15 (6.15%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.36%) SQL
2 28 (11.48%) Python
3 22 (9.02%) PowerShell
4 19 (7.79%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.10%) C++
5 10 (4.10%) Perl
6 9 (3.69%) Go
6 9 (3.69%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.69%) Ruby
7 6 (2.46%) Java
8 4 (1.64%) C
9 2 (0.82%) PHP
10 1 (0.41%) C#
10 1 (0.41%) Rust
10 1 (0.41%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (38.52%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (28.69%) CCNP
3 65 (26.64%) CCNA
4 29 (11.89%) CCDP
4 29 (11.89%) Security Cleared
5 27 (11.07%) CCIE
6 26 (10.66%) Degree
7 23 (9.43%) SC Cleared
8 14 (5.74%) CCSE
9 12 (4.92%) DV Cleared
10 11 (4.51%) CISSP
10 11 (4.51%) IISP
10 11 (4.51%) ISSAP
10 11 (4.51%) JNCIP
10 11 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (3.28%) MCP
12 5 (2.05%) HNC
13 4 (1.64%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.64%) MCSE
13 4 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.74%) SLA
2 7 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) GDPR
4 1 (0.41%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (35.66%) Active Directory
2 72 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (15.98%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.38%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (6.15%) vSphere
6 9 (3.69%) Docker
6 9 (3.69%) VirtualBox
6 9 (3.69%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.46%) XenApp
9 5 (2.05%) KVM
9 5 (2.05%) VMware NSX
10 4 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.23%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.23%) vCloud
12 2 (0.82%) iptables
12 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (6.15%) Ansible
2 13 (5.33%) Nagios
2 13 (5.33%) QRadar
3 11 (4.51%) SCCM
4 10 (4.10%) Puppet
5 9 (3.69%) Kubernetes
5 9 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.69%) Salt
6 7 (2.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (2.05%) Cacti
8 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (2.05%) SCOM
9 4 (1.64%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.23%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.23%) Terraform
10 3 (1.23%) vMotion
10 3 (1.23%) WSUS
11 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 146 (59.84%) Cisco
2 96 (39.34%) VMware
3 71 (29.10%) Microsoft
4 53 (21.72%) Juniper
5 34 (13.93%) Forcepoint
6 31 (12.70%) Citrix
6 31 (12.70%) HP
7 30 (12.30%) F5
8 28 (11.48%) SolarWinds
9 26 (10.66%) CheckPoint
10 17 (6.97%) Veeam
11 15 (6.15%) Blue Coat
11 15 (6.15%) Fortinet
11 15 (6.15%) Zscaler
12 14 (5.74%) Palo Alto
13 13 (5.33%) Brocade
13 13 (5.33%) Dell
14 12 (4.92%) Splunk
15 11 (4.51%) LogRhythm
15 11 (4.51%) Tufin