Period
to 5 May 2021

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 5 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 252 296 310
Rank change year-on-year +44 +14 +3
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 115 135 216
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 0.72% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.93% 4.21% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 89 120 152
10th Percentile £30,600 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% - -5.88%
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £58,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,000 £68,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% -

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 1,938 3,204 4,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.89% 17.17% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,491 2,542 3,409
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,525 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,000 £34,813 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -

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 5 May 2021.

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 5 May 2021. 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
Kent +30 44 £38,000 +26.67% 2
Thames Valley +25 31 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Berkshire +27 24 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Hampshire +27 20 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Surrey +19 15 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Oxfordshire +10 5 £40,000 -4.76% 5
Buckinghamshire +30 2 £46,500 +0.54% 5
East Sussex +18 2 £33,750 -3.57%
West Sussex +4 1 £41,250 +3.13% 1
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, 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 90 (78.26%) Firewall
2 85 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 76 (66.09%) VPN
4 67 (58.26%) Active Directory
5 52 (45.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 51 (44.35%) WAN
7 47 (40.87%) LAN
7 47 (40.87%) Windows
8 42 (36.52%) VMware
9 41 (35.65%) Cisco
9 41 (35.65%) PowerShell
9 41 (35.65%) Azure
10 39 (33.91%) SAN
11 38 (33.04%) Microsoft 365
12 37 (32.17%) MS Exchange
13 35 (30.43%) Social Skills
13 35 (30.43%) Project Management
13 35 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (28.70%) DNS
15 30 (26.09%) TCP/IP
15 30 (26.09%) iSCSI
15 30 (26.09%) Data Centre
16 29 (25.22%) WLAN
17 28 (24.35%) DHCP
17 28 (24.35%) NAS
17 28 (24.35%) Mentoring
18 27 (23.48%) Windows Server
18 27 (23.48%) Fibre Channel
19 26 (22.61%) Terminal Server
20 24 (20.87%) ITIL

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 37 (32.17%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.17%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.48%) Confluence
5 4 (3.48%) IIS
6 2 (1.74%) WordPress
7 1 (0.87%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 41 (35.65%) Azure
2 38 (33.04%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (20.00%) IaaS
4 22 (19.13%) SaaS
5 20 (17.39%) AWS
6 16 (13.91%) PaaS
7 10 (8.70%) Mimecast
8 7 (6.09%) OneDrive
9 6 (5.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (3.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 4 (3.48%) Azure Functions
10 4 (3.48%) Azure Key Vault
10 4 (3.48%) Azure Logic Apps
10 4 (3.48%) Azure Service Bus
10 4 (3.48%) Azure Storage
10 4 (3.48%) Serverless
11 3 (2.61%) SonarCloud
12 2 (1.74%) Cloudflare
12 2 (1.74%) GitHub
12 2 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (78.26%) Firewall
2 76 (66.09%) VPN
3 51 (44.35%) WAN
4 47 (40.87%) LAN
5 39 (33.91%) SAN
6 33 (28.70%) DNS
7 30 (26.09%) iSCSI
7 30 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 29 (25.22%) WLAN
9 28 (24.35%) DHCP
9 28 (24.35%) NAS
10 27 (23.48%) Fibre Channel
11 22 (19.13%) MPLS
12 20 (17.39%) Network Security
13 18 (15.65%) BGP
13 18 (15.65%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (13.04%) OSPF
15 14 (12.17%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (12.17%) IPsec
15 14 (12.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.09%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.87%) Big Data
5 1 (0.87%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (30.43%) Social Skills
2 23 (20.00%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (3.48%) Finance
4 3 (2.61%) German Language
4 3 (2.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.74%) Automotive
5 2 (1.74%) Military
5 2 (1.74%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (42.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (37.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 37 (32.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (19.13%) Network Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Technical Leader
7 8 (6.96%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Active Directory Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.48%) SAML
3 1 (0.87%) Azure Blueprints
3 1 (0.87%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.57%) Fat Client
2 11 (9.57%) Public Cloud
2 11 (9.57%) Thin Client
3 9 (7.83%) Clustering
4 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.09%) Replication
5 5 (4.35%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.74%) Life Science
7 2 (1.74%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.74%) User Experience
8 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.87%) Windows
2 27 (23.48%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (9.57%) Windows 10
5 10 (8.70%) Linux
6 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (5.22%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.61%) CentOS
9 2 (1.74%) FreeNAS
9 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.87%) Android
10 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.87%) Debian
10 1 (0.87%) Unix
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (30.43%) Project Management
3 28 (24.35%) Mentoring
4 24 (20.87%) ITIL
5 15 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 14 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (11.30%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (11.30%) Service Management
8 12 (10.43%) Time Management
9 11 (9.57%) DevOps
10 10 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
10 10 (8.70%) Network Management
11 9 (7.83%) Security Patching
12 8 (6.96%) Business Continuity
13 7 (6.09%) Asset Management
13 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
13 7 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
14 6 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure as Code
15 5 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.65%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.65%) SQL
3 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.61%) Python
5 2 (1.74%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (11.30%) CCNA
4 10 (8.70%) CCNP
4 10 (8.70%) MCITP
5 7 (6.09%) MCSE
6 5 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.74%) CCIE
9 2 (1.74%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.74%) MCTS
9 2 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.87%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.87%) Degree
10 1 (0.87%) MCP
10 1 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.87%) GDPR
System Software
1 67 (58.26%) Active Directory
2 35 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (22.61%) Terminal Server
4 18 (15.65%) Hyper-V
5 14 (12.17%) vSphere
6 8 (6.96%) DFS Replication
7 7 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.48%) Firmware
8 4 (3.48%) XenApp
9 3 (2.61%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.74%) KVM
10 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.74%) NFS
10 2 (1.74%) Samba
10 2 (1.74%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 2 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.74%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.87%) Docker
11 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) SCCM
2 7 (6.09%) SCOM
3 6 (5.22%) Nagios
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.48%) WSUS
6 3 (2.61%) Ansible
7 2 (1.74%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.74%) Puppet
7 2 (1.74%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.87%) SCSM
8 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 85 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 42 (36.52%) VMware
3 41 (35.65%) Cisco
4 16 (13.91%) HP
5 15 (13.04%) Veeam
6 13 (11.30%) Citrix
7 11 (9.57%) F5
8 10 (8.70%) Palo Alto
9 9 (7.83%) Aruba
10 8 (6.96%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (6.09%) Dell
12 6 (5.22%) Symantec
13 4 (3.48%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.48%) NetApp
13 4 (3.48%) Oracle
13 4 (3.48%) SolarWinds
13 4 (3.48%) Sophos
14 3 (2.61%) Dell Compellent
14 3 (2.61%) Meraki
14 3 (2.61%) Splunk