Period
to 20 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 396 467 420
Rank change year-on-year +71 -47 +25
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 980 1,013 1,331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.62% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 4.17% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 850 865 1,194
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £25,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 21,179 24,314 27,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.57% 14.87% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,254 19,239 22,562
UK median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the UK

VLAN
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VLAN in the UK

VLAN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN over the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for VLAN in the UK

VLAN
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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
England +69 914 £40,000 -5.88% 239
UK excluding London +92 675 £40,000 +6.67% 199
London +11 268 £47,500 -5.00% 44
South East +32 205 £42,500 +13.33% 61
North of England +101 185 £37,500 -6.25% 41
Midlands +33 126 £32,500 -27.78% 30
North West +76 104 £38,000 -10.59% 26
West Midlands +46 84 £32,500 -35.00% 22
South West +60 82 £35,000 -12.50% 37
Yorkshire +41 77 £37,500 +2.04% 11
East of England +29 48 £47,500 +26.67% 26
East Midlands +9 42 £32,500 - 8
Scotland +15 26 £30,750 -0.81% 3
North East +24 7 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Wales -4 6 £22,500 -43.04% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 with a requirement for VLAN.

1 601 (61.33%) Windows
2 594 (60.61%) Firewall
3 498 (50.82%) Active Directory
4 453 (46.22%) VMware
5 448 (45.71%) Microsoft
6 437 (44.59%) Cisco
7 405 (41.33%) TCP/IP
8 403 (41.12%) Windows Server
9 389 (39.69%) DNS
10 377 (38.47%) Office 365
11 368 (37.55%) WAN
12 335 (34.18%) LAN
13 334 (34.08%) DHCP
14 329 (33.57%) VPN
15 313 (31.94%) Azure
16 310 (31.63%) Cisco Certification
17 288 (29.39%) VMware Infrastructure
18 240 (24.49%) Hyper-V
19 220 (22.45%) CCNP
20 211 (21.53%) Linux
21 197 (20.10%) CCNA
21 197 (20.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 192 (19.59%) MPLS
23 185 (18.88%) Windows Server 2012
24 183 (18.67%) OSPF
25 176 (17.96%) ITIL
26 172 (17.55%) Windows 10
27 165 (16.84%) BGP
28 160 (16.33%) Data Centre
29 154 (15.71%) PowerShell

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 121 (12.35%) MS Exchange
2 76 (7.76%) SharePoint
3 47 (4.80%) IIS
4 37 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (3.27%) Skype for Business
7 25 (2.55%) Apache
8 17 (1.73%) Confluence
9 16 (1.63%) SAS
10 9 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.92%) nginx
11 7 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.61%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.51%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.41%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.41%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.41%) CMS
14 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.41%) Site Server
Applications
1 125 (12.76%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 377 (38.47%) Office 365
2 313 (31.94%) Azure
3 106 (10.82%) AWS
4 55 (5.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (2.45%) GCP
6 16 (1.63%) IaaS
7 15 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (1.53%) SaaS
8 13 (1.33%) OneDrive
9 12 (1.22%) PaaS
10 11 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.82%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.61%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (0.51%) WhatsApp
14 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 4 (0.41%) GitHub
15 3 (0.31%) Dropbox
15 3 (0.31%) OpenDNS
15 3 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 594 (60.61%) Firewall
2 405 (41.33%) TCP/IP
3 389 (39.69%) DNS
4 368 (37.55%) WAN
5 335 (34.18%) LAN
6 334 (34.08%) DHCP
7 329 (33.57%) VPN
8 192 (19.59%) MPLS
9 183 (18.67%) OSPF
10 165 (16.84%) BGP
11 151 (15.41%) VoIP
12 137 (13.98%) Wireless
13 131 (13.37%) Network Security
14 125 (12.76%) Cisco ASA
15 123 (12.55%) SAN
16 99 (10.10%) Internet
17 89 (9.08%) IPsec
18 88 (8.98%) Wi-Fi
19 70 (7.14%) HSRP
20 64 (6.53%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.33%) MySQL
3 10 (1.02%) Redis
4 9 (0.92%) MongoDB
4 9 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.61%) MariaDB
7 5 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.51%) MS Access
7 5 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.31%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.31%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.31%) Riak
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 25 (2.55%) JIRA
2 18 (1.84%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.63%) GitLab
4 15 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.51%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.51%) Subversion
8 5 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.41%) Maven
9 4 (0.41%) Selenium
10 3 (0.31%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.20%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.20%) TestLink
12 1 (0.10%) GoCD
12 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 104 (10.61%) Finance
2 77 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 29 (2.96%) Law
4 27 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.24%) Banking
5 22 (2.24%) Retail
6 21 (2.14%) Public Sector
7 17 (1.73%) Marketing
8 13 (1.33%) Automotive
8 13 (1.33%) Legal
9 12 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.71%) Electronics
11 6 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.51%) Back Office
12 5 (0.51%) Military
13 4 (0.41%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.10%) Advertising
15 1 (0.10%) Games
15 1 (0.10%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 254 (25.92%) Network Engineer
2 164 (16.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 132 (13.47%) Support Engineer
4 99 (10.10%) IT Engineer
4 99 (10.10%) IT Support
5 85 (8.67%) Analyst
6 73 (7.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 66 (6.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 51 (5.20%) IT Support Engineer
9 49 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 46 (4.69%) Administrator
11 45 (4.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 44 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
13 40 (4.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 38 (3.88%) Support Analyst
14 38 (3.88%) Technical Engineer
15 35 (3.57%) Technical Support
16 32 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
17 30 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 30 (3.06%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.47%) 802.1X
2 14 (1.43%) LDAP
3 10 (1.02%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (0.82%) ADSI
5 6 (0.61%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (0.61%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (0.51%) JSON
7 4 (0.41%) LAMP
7 4 (0.41%) Sensu
7 4 (0.41%) Spring
7 4 (0.41%) Yocto
8 3 (0.31%) Web Services
8 3 (0.31%) XML
9 2 (0.20%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.20%) Node.js
9 2 (0.20%) POSIX
9 2 (0.20%) Qt
9 2 (0.20%) React
9 2 (0.20%) Vue.js
10 1 (0.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 160 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 82 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.92%) Self-Motivation
4 56 (5.71%) Replication
5 52 (5.31%) Driving Licence
6 40 (4.08%) Clustering
7 35 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
8 26 (2.65%) CCTV
9 24 (2.45%) User Experience
10 21 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
11 18 (1.84%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 15 (1.53%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.33%) Public Cloud
15 12 (1.22%) CMDB
16 10 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (1.02%) Handset
17 9 (0.92%) BBC
17 9 (0.92%) Fibre Optics
18 8 (0.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 601 (61.33%) Windows
2 403 (41.12%) Windows Server
3 211 (21.53%) Linux
4 185 (18.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 172 (17.55%) Windows 10
6 120 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (7.35%) Windows 7
8 64 (6.53%) CentOS
9 52 (5.31%) Ubuntu
10 36 (3.67%) Debian
11 26 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (2.45%) Unix
13 21 (2.14%) Mac OS X
14 18 (1.84%) Android
15 15 (1.53%) Windows 8
16 13 (1.33%) Apple iOS
16 13 (1.33%) VMS
16 13 (1.33%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (20.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 176 (17.96%) ITIL
3 141 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
4 104 (10.61%) Network Design
5 78 (7.96%) Load Balancing
6 73 (7.45%) Project Delivery
7 70 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 59 (6.02%) Project Management
9 53 (5.41%) Change Management
9 53 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 52 (5.31%) Migration
10 52 (5.31%) Service Delivery
11 51 (5.20%) Network Monitoring
12 50 (5.10%) Configuration Management
13 44 (4.49%) DevOps
14 39 (3.98%) Network Management
15 38 (3.88%) Information Security
16 36 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
17 35 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (15.71%) PowerShell
2 119 (12.14%) SQL
3 71 (7.24%) Python
4 38 (3.88%) Bash Shell
5 23 (2.35%) Ruby
6 14 (1.43%) Perl
7 10 (1.02%) C++
8 9 (0.92%) C
8 9 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.82%) VBScript
10 6 (0.61%) Java
10 6 (0.61%) PHP
11 5 (0.51%) C#
11 5 (0.51%) Go
12 4 (0.41%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.10%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 310 (31.63%) Cisco Certification
2 220 (22.45%) CCNP
3 197 (20.10%) CCNA
4 120 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 105 (10.71%) Degree
6 74 (7.55%) CCIE
7 64 (6.53%) MCSA
8 55 (5.61%) MCSE
9 53 (5.41%) Security Cleared
10 38 (3.88%) SC Cleared
11 27 (2.76%) CCDP
12 26 (2.65%) JNCIA
13 24 (2.45%) JNCIS
14 21 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
15 18 (1.84%) DBS Check
16 17 (1.73%) DV Cleared
16 17 (1.73%) MCP
17 14 (1.43%) JNCIE
18 13 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 12 (1.22%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (8.27%) SLA
2 35 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.55%) PCI DSS
4 22 (2.24%) GDPR
5 13 (1.33%) ISO 9001
6 12 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 7 (0.71%) QA
9 3 (0.31%) PMO
10 1 (0.10%) GxP
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 498 (50.82%) Active Directory
2 288 (29.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 240 (24.49%) Hyper-V
4 83 (8.47%) vSphere
5 79 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (3.98%) XenApp
7 26 (2.65%) XenDesktop
8 24 (2.45%) Docker
9 20 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (1.94%) VMware NSX
11 14 (1.43%) VirtualBox
12 13 (1.33%) KVM
13 12 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (1.22%) pfSense
14 10 (1.02%) Firmware
15 9 (0.92%) Terminal Services
16 8 (0.82%) Xen
17 6 (0.61%) DFS Replication
17 6 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 88 (8.98%) SCCM
2 51 (5.20%) Ansible
3 43 (4.39%) WSUS
4 30 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 29 (2.96%) Puppet
6 28 (2.86%) Kubernetes
7 22 (2.24%) vCenter Server
8 17 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (1.63%) Backup Exec
9 16 (1.63%) Nagios
10 15 (1.53%) Terraform
11 14 (1.43%) FortiGate
11 14 (1.43%) SCOM
12 13 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 12 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (1.22%) ZABBIX
14 11 (1.12%) vRealize
15 9 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
15 9 (0.92%) HAProxy
16 7 (0.71%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 453 (46.22%) VMware
2 448 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 437 (44.59%) Cisco
4 121 (12.35%) Citrix
5 99 (10.10%) Dell
6 98 (10.00%) Veeam
7 86 (8.78%) Juniper
8 80 (8.16%) HP
9 72 (7.35%) CheckPoint
10 65 (6.63%) Meraki
11 63 (6.43%) Palo Alto
12 51 (5.20%) F5
13 50 (5.10%) SolarWinds
14 40 (4.08%) EMC
15 34 (3.47%) NetApp
16 31 (3.16%) Avaya
17 27 (2.76%) SonicWALL
18 26 (2.65%) WatchGuard
19 24 (2.45%) Apple
20 23 (2.35%) Huawei