Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > South East
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 282 339
Rank change year-on-year -29 +57 -38
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 256 287 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 0.99% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.99% 5.08% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 204 248 252
South East median annual salary £41,000 £39,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.13% +1.96% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,925 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%

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 5,134 5,653 8,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.91% 19.46% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,966 4,562 6,713
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 2018. 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 0 100 £40,000 - 10
Berkshire -8 59 £40,000 - 3
Hampshire -40 52 £36,000 +10.77% 10
Surrey -23 46 £49,000 +22.50% 2
Kent +23 44 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 22 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Oxfordshire -2 19 £40,000 +14.29% 5
East Sussex -48 7 £27,500 -26.67% 2
West Sussex +15 6 £22,250 -44.38% 1
Middlesex - 2 £52,500 -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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.

1 184 (71.88%) Cisco
2 139 (54.30%) VPN
3 127 (49.61%) WAN
4 120 (46.88%) Firewall
5 118 (46.09%) Cisco Certification
6 115 (44.92%) LAN
7 101 (39.45%) CCNP
8 96 (37.50%) Windows
9 88 (34.38%) MPLS
10 83 (32.42%) VMware
11 80 (31.25%) Linux
12 78 (30.47%) TCP/IP
13 76 (29.69%) DNS
14 75 (29.30%) CCNA
15 73 (28.52%) Juniper
16 70 (27.34%) ITIL
17 68 (26.56%) Load Balancing
18 66 (25.78%) WLAN
18 66 (25.78%) BGP
19 63 (24.61%) OSPF
20 60 (23.44%) Active Directory
21 58 (22.66%) DHCP
21 58 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
22 57 (22.27%) Data Centre
23 56 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
24 55 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
25 53 (20.70%) Microsoft
25 53 (20.70%) Forcepoint
26 52 (20.31%) Windows Server
27 51 (19.92%) Amazon AWS

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 36 (14.06%) IIS
2 32 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.95%) Apache
6 3 (1.17%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (19.92%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (12.89%) Office 365
4 9 (3.52%) SaaS
5 5 (1.95%) IaaS
6 4 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (1.56%) SoftLayer
7 3 (1.17%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.39%) G Suite
8 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (54.30%) VPN
2 127 (49.61%) WAN
3 120 (46.88%) Firewall
4 115 (44.92%) LAN
5 88 (34.38%) MPLS
6 78 (30.47%) TCP/IP
7 76 (29.69%) DNS
8 66 (25.78%) BGP
8 66 (25.78%) WLAN
9 63 (24.61%) OSPF
10 58 (22.66%) DHCP
11 55 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
12 44 (17.19%) Ethernet
13 41 (16.02%) VoIP
14 39 (15.23%) Wireless
15 36 (14.06%) Network Security
16 32 (12.50%) SNMP
17 29 (11.33%) VPLS
18 27 (10.55%) SSL
19 26 (10.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.08%) MySQL
3 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.34%) Subversion
2 5 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.95%) Maven
3 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (12.89%) Finance
2 25 (9.77%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.13%) Back Office
4 4 (1.56%) Legal
5 2 (0.78%) Games
5 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Billing
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (39.45%) Network Engineer
2 35 (13.67%) Architect
3 25 (9.77%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 23 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (8.98%) Security Architect
5 23 (8.98%) Security Solutions Architect
6 21 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 19 (7.42%) Administrator
7 19 (7.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 18 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (6.25%) IT Engineer
10 15 (5.86%) Analyst
11 14 (5.47%) IT Support
12 12 (4.69%) Deployment Engineer
12 12 (4.69%) Network Architect
12 12 (4.69%) WAN Engineer
13 10 (3.91%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (3.91%) Linux Administrator
13 10 (3.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.34%) LDAP
2 5 (1.95%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (1.95%) LAMP
2 5 (1.95%) RFC 2547
2 5 (1.95%) Web Services
3 3 (1.17%) SAML
4 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.39%) COM
4 1 (0.39%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 57 (22.27%) Data Centre
2 37 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (10.94%) Private Cloud
4 23 (8.98%) Cyberthreat
4 23 (8.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 17 (6.64%) Driving Licence
6 12 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.73%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.34%) Clustering
9 6 (2.34%) Replication
10 5 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.95%) Machine to Machine
11 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.17%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.17%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.17%) User Experience
12 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 96 (37.50%) Windows
2 80 (31.25%) Linux
3 52 (20.31%) Windows Server
4 25 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 16 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.30%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.73%) Unix
8 6 (2.34%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.95%) CentOS
9 5 (1.95%) Debian
9 5 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.34%) ITIL
2 68 (26.56%) Load Balancing
3 44 (17.19%) Network Design
4 41 (16.02%) Capacity Planning
5 39 (15.23%) Change Management
6 32 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 32 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
7 30 (11.72%) Presales
7 30 (11.72%) SIEM
8 29 (11.33%) Incident Management
9 28 (10.94%) Network Architecture
10 27 (10.55%) Vulnerability Management
11 26 (10.16%) Problem Management
11 26 (10.16%) Service Management
12 25 (9.77%) Kalman Filter
13 24 (9.38%) Data Security
13 24 (9.38%) Risk Management
14 23 (8.98%) E-Commerce
14 23 (8.98%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 23 (8.98%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.67%) SQL
2 23 (8.98%) Python
3 18 (7.03%) Bash Shell
4 9 (3.52%) Perl
5 8 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.95%) Java
6 5 (1.95%) PHP
7 4 (1.56%) C
8 1 (0.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 118 (46.09%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (39.45%) CCNP
3 75 (29.30%) CCNA
4 38 (14.84%) CCIE
5 32 (12.50%) CCDP
6 28 (10.94%) Security Cleared
7 27 (10.55%) CCSE
8 25 (9.77%) CISSP
9 24 (9.38%) JNCIP
10 23 (8.98%) IISP
10 23 (8.98%) ISSAP
11 19 (7.42%) SC Cleared
12 16 (6.25%) Degree
13 11 (4.30%) DV Cleared
14 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (1.95%) DBS Check
15 5 (1.95%) HNC
16 4 (1.56%) CCIP
16 4 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.69%) SLA
2 11 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.17%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 56 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.77%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.73%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.34%) vSphere
7 5 (1.95%) iptables
7 5 (1.95%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.56%) vCloud
8 4 (1.56%) XenApp
9 3 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.17%) Docker
9 3 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.39%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 24 (9.38%) QRadar
2 11 (4.30%) Ansible
2 11 (4.30%) SCCM
3 8 (3.13%) Nagios
4 5 (1.95%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.95%) HAProxy
4 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (1.95%) SCOM
5 4 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.56%) Puppet
5 4 (1.56%) WSUS
6 3 (1.17%) Terraform
6 3 (1.17%) vMotion
7 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 184 (71.88%) Cisco
2 83 (32.42%) VMware
3 73 (28.52%) Juniper
4 53 (20.70%) Forcepoint
4 53 (20.70%) Microsoft
5 48 (18.75%) F5
6 45 (17.58%) SolarWinds
7 41 (16.02%) CheckPoint
8 38 (14.84%) HP
9 34 (13.28%) Citrix
10 29 (11.33%) Fortinet
11 27 (10.55%) Dell
11 27 (10.55%) Palo Alto
12 26 (10.16%) Blue Coat
13 25 (9.77%) Zscaler
14 23 (8.98%) IBM
14 23 (8.98%) LogRhythm
14 23 (8.98%) Splunk
14 23 (8.98%) Tufin
15 15 (5.86%) Brocade