The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for VLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 75 63
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12  
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 4 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.77% 0.29% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 2.53% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Median salary £33,125 £39,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.06% +19.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £39,000 £30,615
10% offered a salary of more than £42,525 £39,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.38% -4.48%  

VLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 60 79 116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 11.61% 11.53% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 43 69 105
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,997 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing VLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Staffordshire

VLAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for VLAN in Staffordshire

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VLAN in Staffordshire

VLAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £28,750 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £36,750 -
Tamworth - 1 £45,000 -
VLAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
3 8 (72.73%) DHCP
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (63.64%) WLAN
4 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) Office 365
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) MPLS
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) SNMP
6 4 (36.36%) LDAP
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) MCITP
8 2 (18.18%) NAS
8 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (18.18%) Internet

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) WLAN
4 5 (45.45%) MPLS
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) LDAP
5 4 (36.36%) SNMP
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) Kerberos
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) NAS
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
8 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
8 1 (9.09%) ISDN
8 1 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) ICT Support
5 1 (9.09%) ICT Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Acronis
4 1 (9.09%) arcserve
4 1 (9.09%) Cyberoam
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Proofpoint
4 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
4 1 (9.09%) Webroot