Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 295 271
Rank change year-on-year +68 -24 -15
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 90 30 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.95% 0.30% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.50% 1.96% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 82 20 60
South West median annual salary £35,750 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.63% +9.59% +21.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,375 £54,225 £52,050
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,635 1,527 1,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.30% 15.22% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,298 1,180 1,485
South West median annual salary £41,500 £43,750 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.14% +6.71% +9.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the South West

VLAN
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLAN in the South West.

Salary trend for VLAN in the South West

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in the South West over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for VLAN in the South West

VLAN
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the South West region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Wiltshire +33 38 £33,000 -17.50% 3
Gloucestershire -20 17 £45,000 - 2
Dorset +17 14 £38,750 +55.00% 5
Somerset - 11 £30,000 - 2
Bristol +32 10 £28,000 -27.74% 6
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 62 (68.89%) Windows
2 51 (56.67%) Firewall
2 51 (56.67%) Office 365
3 50 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 45 (50.00%) DNS
5 42 (46.67%) DHCP
5 42 (46.67%) Azure
6 41 (45.56%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (43.33%) VMware
8 34 (37.78%) VPN
8 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
9 32 (35.56%) Wireless
10 30 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 30 (33.33%) Windows Server
11 25 (27.78%) IPv4
12 24 (26.67%) MS Exchange
13 23 (25.56%) SQL
14 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (24.44%) Windows 10
15 21 (23.33%) Cisco
16 20 (22.22%) Linux
16 20 (22.22%) ITIL
16 20 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
16 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (21.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 19 (21.11%) Driving Licence
18 18 (20.00%) LAN
18 18 (20.00%) CCNP
18 18 (20.00%) Dell
18 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 24 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.78%) Confluence
4 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.44%) IIS
7 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.11%) Apache
8 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.11%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 51 (56.67%) Office 365
2 42 (46.67%) Azure
3 7 (7.78%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (7.78%) IaaS
4 2 (2.22%) AWS
4 2 (2.22%) GCP
5 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.11%) Cloudflare
5 1 (1.11%) G Suite
5 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (56.67%) Firewall
2 45 (50.00%) DNS
3 42 (46.67%) DHCP
4 34 (37.78%) VPN
5 32 (35.56%) Wireless
6 30 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 25 (27.78%) IPv4
8 18 (20.00%) LAN
9 17 (18.89%) SAN
10 16 (17.78%) WAN
11 13 (14.44%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (12.22%) MPLS
13 10 (11.11%) Cisco Firepower
13 10 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
13 10 (11.11%) Network Security
14 9 (10.00%) IPsec
14 9 (10.00%) OSPF
15 8 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (8.89%) Multicast
16 6 (6.67%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.22%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Ignite
3 1 (1.11%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.11%) Redis
3 1 (1.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) JIRA
2 6 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 4 (4.44%) GitLab
3 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.44%) Back Office
2 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Electronics
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
3 3 (3.33%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Network Engineer
2 20 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) IT Engineer
4 14 (15.56%) IT Support
5 12 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) Technical Support
6 11 (12.22%) Administrator
6 11 (12.22%) Technical Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Technical Support Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Desktop Support
7 9 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Desktop Administrator
9 7 (7.78%) Desktop Support Administrator
9 7 (7.78%) Senior IT Support
9 7 (7.78%) Senior Support Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Senior Technical Support
9 7 (7.78%) Server Administrator
9 7 (7.78%) Server Support
10 6 (6.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.22%) Node.js
2 2 (2.22%) React
2 2 (2.22%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Driving Licence
2 16 (17.78%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.22%) Blog
4 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.11%) Handset
5 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (68.89%) Windows
2 30 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 22 (24.44%) Windows 10
4 20 (22.22%) Linux
4 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (13.33%) CentOS
7 9 (10.00%) Debian
8 6 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.44%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.11%) Android
11 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.11%) Unix
11 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.56%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (22.22%) ITIL
2 20 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (21.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 16 (17.78%) Mentoring
5 14 (15.56%) Change Management
5 14 (15.56%) Migration
6 13 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (11.11%) Network Design
7 10 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
8 9 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.89%) Network Architecture
9 8 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (7.78%) Coaching
11 6 (6.67%) Break/Fix
11 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (6.67%) Patch Management
11 6 (6.67%) Presales
11 6 (6.67%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.78%) Python
5 4 (4.44%) Ruby
6 3 (3.33%) Go
7 2 (2.22%) C++
7 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.22%) Perl
7 2 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) CCNP
1 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (16.67%) DBS Check
3 13 (14.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (10.00%) CCNA
5 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (7.78%) CCDP
7 6 (6.67%) CCIE
7 6 (6.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 6 (6.67%) MCSA
7 6 (6.67%) MCSE
8 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.22%) Degree
9 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.22%) MCTS
9 2 (2.22%) RHCE
10 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
10 1 (1.11%) CCSP
10 1 (1.11%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) GxP
System Software
1 50 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
4 12 (13.33%) vSphere
5 5 (5.56%) Docker
6 3 (3.33%) VirtualBox
6 3 (3.33%) XenApp
7 1 (1.11%) Btrfs
7 1 (1.11%) Corosync
7 1 (1.11%) DRBD
7 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.11%) NFS
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) vCenter Server
2 8 (8.89%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (8.89%) WSUS
3 7 (7.78%) Kubernetes
4 6 (6.67%) Ansible
5 4 (4.44%) SCCM
6 2 (2.22%) Puppet
6 2 (2.22%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.11%) Grafana
7 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.11%) Icinga
7 1 (1.11%) Nagios
7 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.11%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (43.33%) VMware
2 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 21 (23.33%) Cisco
4 18 (20.00%) Dell
5 16 (17.78%) EMC
6 15 (16.67%) HP
7 11 (12.22%) SolarWinds
8 10 (11.11%) Meraki
9 6 (6.67%) Atlassian
9 6 (6.67%) Sage
10 5 (5.56%) Citrix
11 4 (4.44%) Apple
12 3 (3.33%) SAP
12 3 (3.33%) Veeam
13 1 (1.11%) Altiris
13 1 (1.11%) Polycom
13 1 (1.11%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.11%) Toshiba
13 1 (1.11%) Veritas
13 1 (1.11%) WatchGuard