Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 290 291 319
Rank change year-on-year +1 +28 -23
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 109 245 256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.93% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.02% 5.69% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 107 182 213
Median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +8.97%
10th Percentile £26,150 £26,250 £26,900
90th Percentile £64,500 £67,500 £61,200
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -4.49% +5.95%

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 2,713 4,309 5,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.96% 16.43% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,083 3,354 4,017
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,150
90th Percentile £73,300 £71,250 £67,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VLAN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VLAN in the South East.

Salary trend for VLAN in the South East

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing VLAN in the South East over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

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 1 June 2020. 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 +34 34 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Hampshire +40 27 £40,000 +6.67%
Berkshire +53 17 £35,000 -12.50%
Kent +44 17 £30,000 -17.81%
Surrey -2 16 £52,000 +38.67% 5
Oxfordshire +39 15 £41,500 -7.78% 1
West Sussex +15 11 £45,000 -19.64% 1
East Sussex +24 4 £46,875 +17.19%
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £46,250 +5.11%
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 67 (61.47%) Firewall
2 62 (56.88%) Windows
2 62 (56.88%) VPN
3 61 (55.96%) Microsoft
4 52 (47.71%) TCP/IP
5 50 (45.87%) Active Directory
6 49 (44.95%) DNS
6 49 (44.95%) WAN
7 48 (44.04%) VMware
8 47 (43.12%) Cisco
9 44 (40.37%) LAN
9 44 (40.37%) Office 365
10 43 (39.45%) DHCP
11 35 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (29.36%) Hyper-V
13 31 (28.44%) Cisco Certification
14 30 (27.52%) Windows Server
15 27 (24.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 24 (22.02%) CCNP
16 24 (22.02%) ITIL
17 22 (20.18%) Windows 10
18 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2016
18 21 (19.27%) VoIP
18 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Office
19 19 (17.43%) MPLS
19 19 (17.43%) BGP
19 19 (17.43%) Azure
20 18 (16.51%) Juniper
20 18 (16.51%) Wireless
20 18 (16.51%) 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 13 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 44 (40.37%) Office 365
2 19 (17.43%) Azure
3 7 (6.42%) AWS
4 4 (3.67%) SaaS
5 2 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.83%) IaaS
5 2 (1.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (61.47%) Firewall
2 62 (56.88%) VPN
3 52 (47.71%) TCP/IP
4 49 (44.95%) DNS
4 49 (44.95%) WAN
5 44 (40.37%) LAN
6 43 (39.45%) DHCP
7 21 (19.27%) VoIP
8 19 (17.43%) BGP
8 19 (17.43%) MPLS
9 18 (16.51%) Wireless
10 17 (15.60%) Internet
11 15 (13.76%) OSPF
11 15 (13.76%) VPLS
12 13 (11.93%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (11.93%) IPsec
13 11 (10.09%) SAN
14 10 (9.17%) EIGRP
15 9 (8.26%) Network Security
15 9 (8.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.83%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.83%) CruiseControl
2 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.83%) JIRA
2 2 (1.83%) Selenium
General
1 16 (14.68%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.42%) Finance
3 3 (2.75%) Advertising
3 3 (2.75%) Military
4 2 (1.83%) Automotive
4 2 (1.83%) Back Office
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Law
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (19.27%) Support Engineer
3 18 (16.51%) Network Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) IT Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) IT Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) IT Support
9 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Active Directory Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.75%) LDAP
2 2 (1.83%) .NET
2 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (1.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.59%) Clustering
4 5 (4.59%) Fibre Optics
5 4 (3.67%) Replication
6 2 (1.83%) AS400
6 2 (1.83%) BYOD
6 2 (1.83%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.83%) iSeries
6 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.92%) CMDB
7 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 62 (56.88%) Windows
2 30 (27.52%) Windows Server
3 22 (20.18%) Windows 10
4 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2016
5 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (11.01%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (8.26%) Linux
8 9 (8.26%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.83%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.83%) Unix
10 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.92%) Android
11 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.92%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (22.02%) ITIL
3 14 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (10.09%) Business Continuity
4 11 (10.09%) Information Security
4 11 (10.09%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.42%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (6.42%) Change Management
6 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.50%) Due Diligence
7 6 (5.50%) ITSM
7 6 (5.50%) Presales
7 6 (5.50%) Statistics
7 6 (5.50%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (5.50%) Time Management
8 5 (4.59%) CRM
8 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.59%) Network Design
8 5 (4.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.09%) SQL
3 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.83%) Perl
3 2 (1.83%) Python
4 1 (0.92%) VB
4 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (28.44%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (22.02%) CCNP
3 15 (13.76%) CCNA
4 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.34%) MCITP
5 8 (7.34%) MCP
5 8 (7.34%) MCSE
5 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.59%) HNC
7 4 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.67%) JNCIA
7 4 (3.67%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.75%) CCDP
8 3 (2.75%) CCIP
8 3 (2.75%) Degree
8 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.92%) CCIE
10 1 (0.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (45.87%) Active Directory
2 35 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (29.36%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.01%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (6.42%) Docker
5 7 (6.42%) vSphere
6 5 (4.59%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (4.59%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.75%) BitLocker
7 3 (2.75%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.83%) iptables
8 2 (1.83%) KVM
8 2 (1.83%) NFS
8 2 (1.83%) QEMU
8 2 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.83%) Xen
8 2 (1.83%) XenApp
8 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) FortiGate
2 8 (7.34%) WSUS
3 7 (6.42%) Kubernetes
3 7 (6.42%) SCCM
4 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.67%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.83%) SELinux
7 1 (0.92%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.92%) AppManager
7 1 (0.92%) CASB
7 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 61 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 48 (44.04%) VMware
3 47 (43.12%) Cisco
4 18 (16.51%) Juniper
5 12 (11.01%) Citrix
6 10 (9.17%) HP
7 9 (8.26%) Brocade
7 9 (8.26%) Veeam
8 8 (7.34%) Fortinet
9 7 (6.42%) Oracle
9 7 (6.42%) Palo Alto
10 6 (5.50%) CheckPoint
10 6 (5.50%) Dell
11 5 (4.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 5 (4.59%) Apple
11 5 (4.59%) Remedy
12 4 (3.67%) F5
13 3 (2.75%) Extreme Networks
13 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.75%) Spiceworks