Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 315 348 297
Rank change year-on-year +33 -51 -26
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 195 212 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 0.73% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.60% 4.68% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 186 178 262
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% -9.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £24,525
90th Percentile £60,625 £65,000 £56,150
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 4,240 4,534 5,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.78% 15.68% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,289 3,570 4,308
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,250
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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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
Hampshire +3 56 £40,000 - 11
Surrey +26 44 £38,750 +19.23% 14
Thames Valley +22 34 £42,500 - 20
West Sussex +13 34 £56,000 +31.76% 2
Berkshire +14 18 £50,000 -2.44% 9
East Sussex +23 14 £35,500 +42.00%
Kent -17 11 £36,500 +12.31% 8
Oxfordshire +16 8 £42,500 +30.77% 5
Buckinghamshire +11 8 £32,500 -43.48% 6
Middlesex - 2 £60,000 -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 126 (64.62%) Firewall
2 96 (49.23%) Windows
3 87 (44.62%) Active Directory
3 87 (44.62%) VMware
4 86 (44.10%) Cisco
5 84 (43.08%) Microsoft
6 79 (40.51%) TCP/IP
6 79 (40.51%) VPN
7 76 (38.97%) WAN
8 75 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
9 74 (37.95%) DNS
10 72 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 71 (36.41%) LAN
12 63 (32.31%) CCNA
13 62 (31.79%) DHCP
14 60 (30.77%) Windows Server
15 58 (29.74%) CCNP
16 55 (28.21%) Hyper-V
17 51 (26.15%) Office 365
18 50 (25.64%) VoIP
19 47 (24.10%) Azure
20 46 (23.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 42 (21.54%) Data Centre
21 42 (21.54%) Linux
22 41 (21.03%) Windows Server 2012
23 39 (20.00%) Windows 10
24 38 (19.49%) Citrix
25 37 (18.97%) ITIL
25 37 (18.97%) Juniper
25 37 (18.97%) Problem-Solving

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 27 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.59%) IIS
5 6 (3.08%) Confluence
5 6 (3.08%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 51 (26.15%) Office 365
2 47 (24.10%) Azure
3 18 (9.23%) AWS
4 8 (4.10%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (3.59%) IaaS
6 5 (2.56%) SaaS
7 4 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 126 (64.62%) Firewall
2 79 (40.51%) TCP/IP
2 79 (40.51%) VPN
3 76 (38.97%) WAN
4 74 (37.95%) DNS
5 71 (36.41%) LAN
6 62 (31.79%) DHCP
7 50 (25.64%) VoIP
8 34 (17.44%) MPLS
9 30 (15.38%) BGP
10 28 (14.36%) Wireless
11 27 (13.85%) Network Security
11 27 (13.85%) OSPF
12 26 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (13.33%) SAN
13 23 (11.79%) Internet
14 19 (9.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (7.69%) IPsec
16 14 (7.18%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.05%) MySQL
3 3 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (5.13%) JIRA
2 4 (2.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (2.05%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.03%) Subversion
5 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (10.26%) Finance
2 17 (8.72%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.10%) Banking
4 6 (3.08%) Marketing
4 6 (3.08%) Military
4 6 (3.08%) Retail
5 4 (2.05%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (28.21%) Network Engineer
2 32 (16.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (11.28%) Support Engineer
4 19 (9.74%) IT Engineer
5 17 (8.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (8.72%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (8.21%) Analyst
7 15 (7.69%) IT Support
8 14 (7.18%) Architect
8 14 (7.18%) NOC Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support
10 12 (6.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (6.15%) Team Leader
11 11 (5.64%) Cisco Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Support Analyst
12 10 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (5.13%) Network Architect
12 10 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.23%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.05%) JSON
3 3 (1.54%) LDAP
4 2 (1.03%) POSIX
4 2 (1.03%) Qt
4 2 (1.03%) Web Services
4 2 (1.03%) Yocto
5 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.54%) Data Centre
2 25 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.72%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (6.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (4.10%) BBC
7 7 (3.59%) CMDB
7 7 (3.59%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.54%) Fibre Optics
8 3 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.03%) BYOD
9 2 (1.03%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.03%) FMCG
9 2 (1.03%) iPad
9 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.03%) Replication
9 2 (1.03%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) Clustering
10 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.51%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 96 (49.23%) Windows
2 60 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 42 (21.54%) Linux
4 41 (21.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 28 (14.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.67%) Unix
8 10 (5.13%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.59%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.08%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.08%) CentOS
11 4 (2.05%) Debian
12 3 (1.54%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.03%) uClinux
14 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 37 (18.97%) ITIL
2 37 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 28 (14.36%) Network Design
5 20 (10.26%) Mentoring
6 17 (8.72%) Business Continuity
7 14 (7.18%) Data Centre Operations
8 13 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (6.67%) Proactive Management
9 12 (6.15%) Network Management
9 12 (6.15%) Problem Management
9 12 (6.15%) Security Patching
9 12 (6.15%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.64%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.13%) Architectural Design
11 10 (5.13%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.13%) Server Management
12 9 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (4.62%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 19 (9.74%) SQL
3 5 (2.56%) Python
4 4 (2.05%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.05%) Ruby
5 3 (1.54%) C
5 3 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.03%) C++
7 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (32.31%) CCNA
3 58 (29.74%) CCNP
4 22 (11.28%) JNCIS
5 21 (10.77%) CCIE
6 18 (9.23%) JNCIA
7 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (8.21%) CCDP
9 14 (7.18%) Security Cleared
10 12 (6.15%) JNCIE
10 12 (6.15%) MCSA
11 8 (4.10%) MCP
12 7 (3.59%) Degree
13 6 (3.08%) DV Cleared
13 6 (3.08%) SC Cleared
14 4 (2.05%) DBS Check
15 3 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.54%) MCSE
16 2 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.21%) SLA
2 12 (6.15%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.64%) GDPR
4 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) GxP
5 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 87 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 72 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (28.21%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.18%) vSphere
5 11 (5.64%) VMware NSX
6 8 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.05%) iptables
8 4 (2.05%) KVM
8 4 (2.05%) NFS
8 4 (2.05%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (2.05%) Xen
9 3 (1.54%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.54%) Firmware
9 3 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.54%) XenApp
9 3 (1.54%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.03%) Docker
10 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (8.72%) SCCM
2 10 (5.13%) WSUS
3 7 (3.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (3.59%) Nagios
3 7 (3.59%) vCenter Server
4 5 (2.56%) Ansible
4 5 (2.56%) Puppet
5 4 (2.05%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (2.05%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.05%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.05%) vRealize
5 4 (2.05%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 4 (2.05%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.54%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.54%) Grafana
6 3 (1.54%) Graylog
6 3 (1.54%) Perfmon
6 3 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 87 (44.62%) VMware
2 86 (44.10%) Cisco
3 84 (43.08%) Microsoft
4 38 (19.49%) Citrix
5 37 (18.97%) Juniper
6 23 (11.79%) CheckPoint
7 21 (10.77%) Veeam
8 20 (10.26%) SolarWinds
9 19 (9.74%) Brocade
10 14 (7.18%) Dell
11 12 (6.15%) F5
12 10 (5.13%) HP
12 10 (5.13%) SonicWALL
13 8 (4.10%) Rackspace
13 8 (4.10%) Virgin Media
14 7 (3.59%) Apple
14 7 (3.59%) Atlassian
14 7 (3.59%) Symantec
15 6 (3.08%) EMC
16 5 (2.56%) NetApp