Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > South West
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 168 252 296
Rank change year-on-year +84 +44 -22
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 51 84 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.16% 0.84% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.68% 4.72% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 50 77 50
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £29,900 £27,750 £22,375
90th Percentile £73,750 £50,000 £52,625
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +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 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 764 1,779 1,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.33% 17.79% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 606 1,412 1,446
Median annual salary £40,474 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £60,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VLAN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VLAN in the South West.

Salary trend for VLAN in the South West

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing VLAN in the South West over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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
Somerset +19 14 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Wiltshire +46 13 £59,000 +76.12% 5
Dorset +39 9 £40,000 -
Bristol +70 8 £25,000 -47.37% 4
Gloucestershire +35 5 £54,500 +22.82%
Devon - 2 £30,000 -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 29 (56.86%) Firewall
2 28 (54.90%) Cisco
3 27 (52.94%) WAN
4 26 (50.98%) LAN
4 26 (50.98%) Linux
5 25 (49.02%) Wireless
6 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
7 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
8 19 (37.25%) Windows
9 17 (33.33%) VMware
9 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
10 16 (31.37%) Network Security
10 16 (31.37%) VPN
10 16 (31.37%) DNS
10 16 (31.37%) DHCP
10 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (29.41%) Juniper
11 15 (29.41%) CCNP
11 15 (29.41%) MPLS
12 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (25.49%) SAN
13 13 (25.49%) Network Design
13 13 (25.49%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2019
15 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2016
15 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
15 11 (21.57%) Load Balancing
15 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
15 11 (21.57%) OSPF

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 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Exchequer
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Azure
1 8 (15.69%) Office 365
2 4 (7.84%) AWS
3 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) Firewall
2 27 (52.94%) WAN
3 26 (50.98%) LAN
4 25 (49.02%) Wireless
5 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
6 16 (31.37%) DHCP
6 16 (31.37%) DNS
6 16 (31.37%) Network Security
6 16 (31.37%) VPN
7 15 (29.41%) MPLS
8 13 (25.49%) SAN
9 11 (21.57%) OSPF
10 9 (17.65%) VoIP
11 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (13.73%) Cisco Firepower
13 6 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
13 6 (11.76%) IP Telephony
14 5 (9.80%) Cisco IPT
14 5 (9.80%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) GitLab
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) IT Manager
3 8 (15.69%) IT Services Manager
3 8 (15.69%) IT Technical Manager
3 8 (15.69%) Service Manager
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Manager
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Services Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.92%) Node.js
1 2 (3.92%) React
1 2 (3.92%) Vue.js
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (11.76%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) PKI
5 2 (3.92%) PMI
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Linux
2 19 (37.25%) Windows
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2019
4 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 8 (15.69%) CentOS
7 6 (11.76%) Debian
8 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
9 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
9 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.92%) Kali Linux
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.92%) VMS
11 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (25.49%) Network Design
1 13 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (21.57%) Load Balancing
2 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
3 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.69%) Information Security
3 8 (15.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (15.69%) Server Management
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (9.80%) Presales
5 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.88%) DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Time Management
7 2 (3.92%) Coaching
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.84%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) C++
4 2 (3.92%) Go
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) Ruby
4 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (29.41%) CCNP
3 9 (17.65%) CCIE
4 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.80%) CCNA
6 3 (5.88%) CCDP
6 3 (5.88%) HND
7 2 (3.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.92%) MCSA
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
3 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.84%) Docker
5 3 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.88%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.92%) NFS
6 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.92%) VirtualBox
6 2 (3.92%) vSphere
7 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Ansible
1 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
2 3 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.88%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.92%) Nessus
3 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.92%) Salt
3 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) systemd
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
4 1 (1.96%) Terraform
4 1 (1.96%) vRealize
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Cisco
2 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 17 (33.33%) VMware
4 15 (29.41%) Juniper
5 9 (17.65%) Citrix
6 8 (15.69%) HP
6 8 (15.69%) Meraki
6 8 (15.69%) SonicWALL
7 5 (9.80%) F5
7 5 (9.80%) FireEye
7 5 (9.80%) Infoblox
7 5 (9.80%) Palo Alto
8 4 (7.84%) Veeam
9 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.88%) Sage
9 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.92%) Dell
10 2 (3.92%) NetScout
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle
10 2 (3.92%) Red Hat