Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 308 321 307
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 -40
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 163 221 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.83% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.16% 5.17% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 147 167 241
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £27,600 £26,900 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% -3.53%

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 3,919 4,275 5,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.25% 16.03% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,042 3,311 4,219
South East median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £74,475 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +25 50 £48,750 +14.71% 14
Hampshire +3 40 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Surrey +22 32 £40,000 +23.08% 11
Berkshire +30 28 £57,500 +35.29% 7
Oxfordshire +30 20 £42,000 +5.00% 4
Kent +14 18 £30,000 -8.40% 8
West Sussex -1 17 £40,000 -27.27% 6
East Sussex +7 4 £33,000 +1.54% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £46,250 +11.45% 3
Middlesex - 2 £60,000 -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 109 (66.87%) Firewall
2 92 (56.44%) Microsoft
3 88 (53.99%) Windows
4 82 (50.31%) VPN
5 80 (49.08%) VMware
6 79 (48.47%) Active Directory
7 76 (46.63%) DNS
7 76 (46.63%) TCP/IP
8 66 (40.49%) Cisco
8 66 (40.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 62 (38.04%) LAN
9 62 (38.04%) WAN
10 61 (37.42%) DHCP
11 53 (32.52%) Office 365
12 44 (26.99%) Cisco Certification
13 43 (26.38%) Windows Server
13 43 (26.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 42 (25.77%) Problem-Solving
15 36 (22.09%) CCNP
15 36 (22.09%) Hyper-V
16 34 (20.86%) Azure
17 32 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
18 31 (19.02%) Linux
19 30 (18.40%) ITIL
19 30 (18.40%) Windows Server 2012
19 30 (18.40%) Windows 10
20 29 (17.79%) Citrix
20 29 (17.79%) Wireless
21 28 (17.18%) Microsoft Office
21 28 (17.18%) VoIP

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 19 (11.66%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.20%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.13%) IIS
5 6 (3.68%) Apache
5 6 (3.68%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.45%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (17.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 53 (32.52%) Office 365
2 34 (20.86%) Azure
3 22 (13.50%) AWS
4 11 (6.75%) SaaS
5 8 (4.91%) IaaS
6 4 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 109 (66.87%) Firewall
2 82 (50.31%) VPN
3 76 (46.63%) DNS
3 76 (46.63%) TCP/IP
4 62 (38.04%) LAN
4 62 (38.04%) WAN
5 61 (37.42%) DHCP
6 29 (17.79%) Wireless
7 28 (17.18%) VoIP
8 26 (15.95%) BGP
9 24 (14.72%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (14.72%) IPsec
10 22 (13.50%) OSPF
11 20 (12.27%) SAN
12 19 (11.66%) Internet
13 16 (9.82%) Network Security
14 15 (9.20%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (9.20%) MPLS
15 13 (7.98%) SSL
16 11 (6.75%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.68%) MySQL
3 3 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.13%) JIRA
2 7 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.68%) Bugzilla
3 6 (3.68%) CruiseControl
3 6 (3.68%) Selenium
4 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (12.88%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.36%) Finance
3 6 (3.68%) Marketing
4 5 (3.07%) Military
5 4 (2.45%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (22.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (19.02%) Network Engineer
3 22 (13.50%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 17 (10.43%) Architect
5 16 (9.82%) IT Engineer
5 16 (9.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (8.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 13 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (6.13%) Network Architect
9 9 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.52%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.91%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.91%) IT Support
10 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.91%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (4.91%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.29%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.36%) 802.1X
2 8 (4.91%) LDAP
3 6 (3.68%) LAMP
4 2 (1.23%) JSON
5 1 (0.61%) REST
5 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (14.72%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.20%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (3.68%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.68%) Replication
5 4 (2.45%) CMDB
6 3 (1.84%) BYOD
6 3 (1.84%) Clustering
6 3 (1.84%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (1.23%) iPad
7 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.61%) AS400
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.61%) iSeries
8 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (53.99%) Windows
2 43 (26.38%) Windows Server
3 32 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (19.02%) Linux
5 30 (18.40%) Windows 10
5 30 (18.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.36%) Windows 7
7 10 (6.13%) Unix
8 6 (3.68%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.84%) CentOS
11 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.61%) Android
12 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 42 (25.77%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (18.40%) ITIL
4 19 (11.66%) Business Continuity
5 17 (10.43%) Network Design
6 14 (8.59%) Mobile Device Management
7 11 (6.75%) Network Management
8 10 (6.13%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (6.13%) Proactive Management
9 9 (5.52%) Data Centre Operations
9 9 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.52%) Information Security
9 9 (5.52%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.91%) Change Management
10 8 (4.91%) Due Diligence
10 8 (4.91%) Statistics
10 8 (4.91%) Time Management
11 7 (4.29%) Data Protection
11 7 (4.29%) IT Strategy
11 7 (4.29%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.27%) PowerShell
2 13 (7.98%) SQL
3 7 (4.29%) Perl
3 7 (4.29%) Python
4 6 (3.68%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.61%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (26.99%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (22.09%) CCNP
3 28 (17.18%) CCNA
4 16 (9.82%) JNCIS
5 14 (8.59%) JNCIA
6 13 (7.98%) Security Cleared
7 12 (7.36%) MCP
8 11 (6.75%) CCIE
9 9 (5.52%) JNCIE
10 8 (4.91%) CCDP
10 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
11 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (3.07%) DV Cleared
14 4 (2.45%) Degree
15 3 (1.84%) MCSE
16 2 (1.23%) CCIP
16 2 (1.23%) HND
16 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (1.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 79 (48.47%) Active Directory
2 66 (40.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (22.09%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.82%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (9.82%) vSphere
5 9 (5.52%) NFS
5 9 (5.52%) VMware NSX
6 8 (4.91%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (3.68%) iptables
7 6 (3.68%) KVM
7 6 (3.68%) QEMU
7 6 (3.68%) Xen
8 5 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.07%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.84%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.23%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.23%) Docker
10 2 (1.23%) Firmware
10 2 (1.23%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (7.36%) WSUS
2 11 (6.75%) SCCM
3 7 (4.29%) vCenter Server
4 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (3.68%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.68%) SELinux
5 5 (3.07%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (3.07%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.84%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.84%) Nagios
6 3 (1.84%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.84%) vRealize
6 3 (1.84%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (1.23%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.23%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.61%) Ansible
8 1 (0.61%) Grafana
8 1 (0.61%) Graylog
8 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 92 (56.44%) Microsoft
2 80 (49.08%) VMware
3 66 (40.49%) Cisco
4 29 (17.79%) Citrix
5 27 (16.56%) Juniper
6 19 (11.66%) Brocade
7 16 (9.82%) SolarWinds
8 14 (8.59%) HP
8 14 (8.59%) Veeam
9 10 (6.13%) F5
10 9 (5.52%) EMC
11 8 (4.91%) NetApp
11 8 (4.91%) Oracle
11 8 (4.91%) SonicWALL
12 7 (4.29%) Dell
12 7 (4.29%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.68%) Apple
13 6 (3.68%) Palo Alto
13 6 (3.68%) WatchGuard
14 5 (3.07%) Symantec