Period
to 25 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 315 251 312
Rank change year-on-year -64 +61 +26
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 134 78 177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.74% 0.78% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 4.30% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 123 64 160
10th Percentile £26,050 £27,725 £27,500
25th Percentile £30,000 £35,438 £30,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,000 £45,000 £40,750
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +10.43% +8.67%
75th Percentile £49,375 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +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 2,567 1,816 3,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.24% 18.07% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,698 1,448 3,102
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £36,938 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,188 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,225 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 25 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -33 63 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Berkshire -17 32 £47,500 -7.32% 1
Kent -42 27 £32,000 -22.89% 7
Oxfordshire -9 19 £28,000 -23.29% 6
Hampshire -80 16 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Surrey -74 14 £51,250 -10.87% 1
Buckinghamshire -45 12 £43,000 +43.33% 2
East Sussex -20 10 £35,000 +3.70%
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 - 3
Middlesex - 1 £39,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £62,500 -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 95 (70.90%) Firewall
2 79 (58.96%) Microsoft
3 78 (58.21%) Active Directory
4 77 (57.46%) WAN
5 75 (55.97%) LAN
6 70 (52.24%) Microsoft 365
7 65 (48.51%) Azure
8 61 (45.52%) VPN
9 58 (43.28%) Windows
10 57 (42.54%) TCP/IP
11 51 (38.06%) VMware
11 51 (38.06%) Social Skills
12 50 (37.31%) DNS
13 45 (33.58%) DHCP
14 44 (32.84%) Cisco
14 44 (32.84%) Windows Server
15 41 (30.60%) Wireless
16 36 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (25.37%) Business Continuity
18 31 (23.13%) Service Delivery
18 31 (23.13%) ITIL
19 30 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
20 26 (19.40%) Data Centre
21 25 (18.66%) Cybersecurity
22 24 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
22 24 (17.91%) CCNA
22 24 (17.91%) Hyper-V
23 23 (17.16%) MPLS
23 23 (17.16%) WLAN
23 23 (17.16%) 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 16 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.72%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.48%) CMS
3 6 (4.48%) Confluence
3 6 (4.48%) IIS
3 6 (4.48%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (4.48%) Umbraco
3 6 (4.48%) WordPress
4 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (16.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Blender
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 70 (52.24%) Microsoft 365
2 65 (48.51%) Azure
3 18 (13.43%) IaaS
4 17 (12.69%) SaaS
5 13 (9.70%) Mimecast
6 12 (8.96%) AWS
6 12 (8.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (5.22%) Azure Sentinel
7 7 (5.22%) OneDrive
7 7 (5.22%) PaaS
8 4 (2.99%) Google Workspace
9 2 (1.49%) GCP
9 2 (1.49%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 95 (70.90%) Firewall
2 77 (57.46%) WAN
3 75 (55.97%) LAN
4 61 (45.52%) VPN
5 57 (42.54%) TCP/IP
6 50 (37.31%) DNS
7 45 (33.58%) DHCP
8 41 (30.60%) Wireless
9 23 (17.16%) MPLS
9 23 (17.16%) WLAN
10 19 (14.18%) Network Security
11 16 (11.94%) IPsec
11 16 (11.94%) VoIP
12 13 (9.70%) Internet
12 13 (9.70%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (8.21%) SNMP
14 10 (7.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (6.72%) SAN
16 7 (5.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) JIRA
1 6 (4.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (38.06%) Social Skills
2 18 (13.43%) Public Sector
3 11 (8.21%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.22%) Billing
5 6 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.73%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (2.99%) Finance
8 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.24%) Legal
9 2 (1.49%) Law
10 1 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.75%) Military
10 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (23.88%) IT Engineer
2 31 (23.13%) Network Engineer
3 25 (18.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 24 (17.91%) Support Engineer
5 18 (13.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (12.69%) Analyst
6 17 (12.69%) Security Engineer
7 16 (11.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (11.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (11.94%) IT Support
8 15 (11.19%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (8.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 11 (8.21%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 11 (8.21%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (8.21%) IT Manager
9 11 (8.21%) Team Leader
9 11 (8.21%) Technical Leader
9 11 (8.21%) Technical Team Leader
10 10 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (7.46%) Service Delivery Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.49%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.49%) WSH
2 1 (0.75%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) ARM Templates
2 1 (0.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.48%) User Experience
5 3 (2.24%) Clustering
5 3 (2.24%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.75%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.75%) EPoS
7 1 (0.75%) PKI
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.28%) Windows
2 44 (32.84%) Windows Server
3 23 (17.16%) Windows 10
4 18 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.21%) Linux
5 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (4.48%) Android
6 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.48%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.49%) CentOS
9 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.37%) Business Continuity
2 31 (23.13%) ITIL
2 31 (23.13%) Service Delivery
3 25 (18.66%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (10.45%) SIEM
4 14 (10.45%) Ticket Management
5 12 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (8.96%) Presales
5 12 (8.96%) Project Management
5 12 (8.96%) Service Management
6 11 (8.21%) Asset Management
6 11 (8.21%) Proactive Monitoring
6 11 (8.21%) Software Testing
7 9 (6.72%) Change Management
7 9 (6.72%) Incident Management
7 9 (6.72%) Network Design
7 9 (6.72%) Patch Management
8 8 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (5.22%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.19%) PowerShell
1 15 (11.19%) SQL
2 2 (1.49%) VBScript
3 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (17.91%) CCNA
2 24 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.45%) CCNP
4 13 (9.70%) MCSE
5 11 (8.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.97%) MCP
7 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.99%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.99%) Degree
8 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.24%) CCSA
9 3 (2.24%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.49%) CISSP
10 2 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.49%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.49%) MCSA
11 1 (0.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.67%) SLA
2 7 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.48%) NIST
3 6 (4.48%) SOC 2
4 1 (0.75%) COBIT
4 1 (0.75%) GDPR
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (58.21%) Active Directory
2 36 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (17.91%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.21%) VMware Workstation
5 10 (7.46%) vSphere
6 5 (3.73%) XenApp
7 4 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.24%) Firmware
8 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.24%) VMware NSX
8 3 (2.24%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (4.48%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (4.48%) WSUS
3 5 (3.73%) SCCM
4 3 (2.24%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (1.49%) CSIRT
5 2 (1.49%) SCSM
6 1 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.75%) QRadar
6 1 (0.75%) Terraform
6 1 (0.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 79 (58.96%) Microsoft
2 51 (38.06%) VMware
3 44 (32.84%) Cisco
4 21 (15.67%) Veeam
5 18 (13.43%) Citrix
6 15 (11.19%) Fortinet
7 13 (9.70%) Palo Alto
7 13 (9.70%) Symantec
8 7 (5.22%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.22%) Okta
8 7 (5.22%) Sophos
9 6 (4.48%) McAfee
9 6 (4.48%) Meraki
9 6 (4.48%) Sage
9 6 (4.48%) Sitecore
10 5 (3.73%) NetApp
10 5 (3.73%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (2.99%) HP
11 4 (2.99%) Oracle
11 4 (2.99%) SolarWinds