Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring VLAN skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited VLAN over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 403 474 692
Rank change year-on-year +71 +218 -253
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 653 542 689
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.59% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.71% 3.57% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 560 469 588
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,375 £33,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £58,813
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,150
% change year-on-year -6.25% -0.37% -5.53%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK

VLAN falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,853 15,169 22,929
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 12.61% 16.40% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9,443 7,634 11,811
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £70,938 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,886 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.25% -5.26% +5.56%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the UK

VLAN
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VLAN in the UK

VLAN
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VLAN over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for VLAN in the UK

VLAN
Top 17 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 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +83 603 £40,000 -5.88% 102
UK excluding London +72 506 £37,500 -6.25% 86
Work from Home +42 205 £48,000 +1.59% 61
South East -5 142 £37,500 -6.25% 25
Midlands +62 137 £37,500 -6.25% 19
London +36 125 £55,000 +4.76% 20
North of England +23 82 £37,500 -11.76% 23
West Midlands +47 77 £39,750 -11.67% 14
East of England +9 62 £40,000 +6.67% 3
East Midlands +14 60 £37,500 +2.74% 5
South West -37 53 £37,500 - 16
Yorkshire +69 39 £37,500 +8.70% 9
North West -31 25 £45,000 - 9
North East 0 18 £29,750 -45.91% 5
Scotland -61 18 £36,500 +17.74% 1
Wales +23 11 £44,886 - 2
Northern Ireland +21 2 £32,500 -

VLAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 132 (20.21%) SharePoint
2 110 (16.85%) Microsoft Exchange
3 8 (1.23%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.07%) Confluence
5 6 (0.92%) IIS
5 6 (0.92%) SAS
6 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.15%) JOnAS
9 1 (0.15%) Mattermost
Applications
1 87 (13.32%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.46%) Trello
4 2 (0.31%) CATIA
4 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.31%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 338 (51.76%) Microsoft 365
2 312 (47.78%) Azure
3 102 (15.62%) AWS
4 101 (15.47%) Entra ID
5 50 (7.66%) OneDrive
6 24 (3.68%) SaaS
7 21 (3.22%) IaaS
8 19 (2.91%) Google Workspace
9 17 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (2.45%) GCP
11 12 (1.84%) PaaS
12 11 (1.68%) Mimecast
13 9 (1.38%) WhatsApp
14 8 (1.23%) Azure Sentinel
15 7 (1.07%) Nutanix
16 6 (0.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 6 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
17 5 (0.77%) AWS Direct Connect
17 5 (0.77%) Power Platform
18 4 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 409 (62.63%) Firewall
2 274 (41.96%) VPN
3 260 (39.82%) DNS
4 245 (37.52%) WAN
5 216 (33.08%) DHCP
6 193 (29.56%) LAN
7 182 (27.87%) TCP/IP
8 143 (21.90%) Wi-Fi
9 110 (16.85%) Wireless
10 87 (13.32%) MPLS
11 81 (12.40%) SAN
12 80 (12.25%) BGP
13 77 (11.79%) OSPF
14 71 (10.87%) Network Security
15 67 (10.26%) VoIP
16 62 (9.49%) SD-WAN
17 42 (6.43%) Internet
18 41 (6.28%) IPsec
19 34 (5.21%) WLAN
20 32 (4.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (0.77%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.61%) DB2
4 4 (0.61%) Power BI
5 3 (0.46%) MySQL
5 3 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.31%) DTS
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (1.23%) JIRA
2 3 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.15%) Git
3 1 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 202 (30.93%) Social Skills
2 51 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (5.67%) Finance
4 29 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.52%) Law
6 21 (3.22%) Documentation Skills
7 18 (2.76%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.60%) Retail
9 14 (2.14%) Banking
9 14 (2.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 11 (1.68%) Automotive
11 10 (1.53%) Billing
11 10 (1.53%) Legal
12 9 (1.38%) Police
13 6 (0.92%) Marketing
13 6 (0.92%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (0.77%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.77%) Local Government
14 5 (0.77%) Public Sector
15 4 (0.61%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 140 (21.44%) Network Engineer
2 120 (18.38%) Support Engineer
3 111 (17.00%) Senior
4 101 (15.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 99 (15.16%) IT Support
6 92 (14.09%) IT Engineer
7 55 (8.42%) IT Support Engineer
8 50 (7.66%) Analyst
9 43 (6.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 43 (6.58%) IT Technician
10 37 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 32 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
11 32 (4.90%) IT Manager
12 29 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 28 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
14 24 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (3.68%) Lead
14 24 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (3.52%) Architect
16 22 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.29%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.68%) LDAP
3 7 (1.07%) ADSI
4 6 (0.92%) LAMP
5 5 (0.77%) XMPP
6 4 (0.61%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.46%) CSS
7 3 (0.46%) REST
7 3 (0.46%) SOAP
7 3 (0.46%) Web Services
8 2 (0.31%) EDI
8 2 (0.31%) V-Ray
9 1 (0.15%) .NET
9 1 (0.15%) Anaconda
9 1 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 81 (12.40%) Data Centre
2 42 (6.43%) Driving Licence
3 25 (3.83%) Public Cloud
4 23 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (3.06%) Onboarding
6 19 (2.91%) Clustering
7 18 (2.76%) Replication
8 16 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.68%) CCTV
10 11 (1.68%) FMCG
11 7 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.07%) Cyberattack
11 7 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.92%) Cloud Native
12 6 (0.92%) iPhone
12 6 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 333 (51.00%) Windows
2 228 (34.92%) Windows Server
3 111 (17.00%) Linux
4 74 (11.33%) Windows 10
5 60 (9.19%) Windows Server 2019
6 44 (6.74%) Android
7 36 (5.51%) Windows Server 2016
8 34 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (3.98%) Apple iOS
10 19 (2.91%) Ubuntu
10 19 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (2.30%) Mac OS
12 14 (2.14%) Mac OS X
13 13 (1.99%) Debian
14 12 (1.84%) Unix
15 8 (1.23%) SUSE
16 7 (1.07%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.92%) CentOS
18 4 (0.61%) VMS
18 4 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (20.52%) Problem-Solving
2 124 (18.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 90 (13.78%) Customer Service
4 77 (11.79%) ITIL
5 63 (9.65%) Cybersecurity
6 51 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 50 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 49 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 41 (6.28%) Project Delivery
10 38 (5.82%) Migration
10 38 (5.82%) Roadmaps
11 36 (5.51%) Kalman Filter
11 36 (5.51%) Network Management
11 36 (5.51%) Network Monitoring
11 36 (5.51%) Project Management
12 34 (5.21%) Agile
12 34 (5.21%) Service Delivery
13 33 (5.05%) Computer Science
14 29 (4.44%) Network Design
14 29 (4.44%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (15.93%) PowerShell
2 56 (8.58%) SQL
3 21 (3.22%) Python
4 11 (1.68%) Bash
5 7 (1.07%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.61%) C#
7 3 (0.46%) Java
8 1 (0.15%) C
8 1 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 118 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (14.40%) Degree
3 74 (11.33%) CCNA
4 66 (10.11%) CCNP
5 59 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (7.50%) Security Cleared
7 41 (6.28%) MCSE
8 35 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 29 (4.44%) SC Cleared
10 22 (3.37%) MCSA
11 21 (3.22%) Azure Certification
12 17 (2.60%) CCIE
13 16 (2.45%) APMP
14 14 (2.14%) DBS Check
15 11 (1.68%) AWS Certification
15 11 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (1.53%) MCP
17 9 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
18 8 (1.23%) CCDP
19 7 (1.07%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.83%) Cyber Essentials
1 25 (3.83%) SLA
2 18 (2.76%) GDPR
3 15 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.23%) NCSC
4 8 (1.23%) QA
5 5 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.46%) NIST
8 1 (0.15%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 304 (46.55%) Active Directory
2 173 (26.49%) Hyper-V
3 167 (25.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (4.59%) vSphere
5 26 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (1.23%) Firmware
8 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (1.23%) vCloud
9 6 (0.92%) NFS
10 3 (0.46%) Docker
10 3 (0.46%) pfSense
11 2 (0.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.31%) KVM
11 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 96 (14.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 43 (6.58%) SCCM
3 28 (4.29%) WSUS
4 20 (3.06%) Jamf Pro
5 16 (2.45%) Autotask
5 16 (2.45%) FortiGate
6 14 (2.14%) Ansible
7 13 (1.99%) Nagios
8 12 (1.84%) Failover Clustering
9 11 (1.68%) SmoothWall
10 9 (1.38%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.23%) Terraform
12 7 (1.07%) Nessus
12 7 (1.07%) Puppet
13 5 (0.77%) OfficeScan
14 4 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.61%) vCenter Server
15 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
16 2 (0.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 354 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 231 (35.38%) Cisco
3 213 (32.62%) VMware
4 65 (9.95%) Veeam
5 40 (6.13%) Apple
5 40 (6.13%) Meraki
6 39 (5.97%) Juniper
7 38 (5.82%) Fortinet
8 35 (5.36%) CheckPoint
9 32 (4.90%) Citrix
10 27 (4.13%) HP
10 27 (4.13%) SolarWinds
11 26 (3.98%) Palo Alto
12 24 (3.68%) Aruba
13 21 (3.22%) SonicWALL
14 20 (3.06%) Dell
15 19 (2.91%) Avaya
16 18 (2.76%) Datto
16 18 (2.76%) Google
17 17 (2.60%) Ruckus Wireless