Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 393 462 411
Rank change year-on-year +69 -51 +51
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 1,134 1,104 1,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.03% 4.23% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 926 967 1,153
UK median annual salary £42,439 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.14% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,238 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%

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 22,535 26,112 27,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.68% 15.17% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16,974 20,771 22,424
UK median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +73 1,063 £42,000 -1.18% 43
UK excluding London +88 817 £40,000 - 36
London +8 297 £45,500 -4.21% 7
South East +29 250 £40,000 -2.44% 10
North of England +93 212 £38,000 +1.33% 13
Midlands +25 127 £42,500 +3.66%
North West +71 114 £38,000 +4.11% 9
West Midlands +43 99 £42,500 +14.86%
Yorkshire +30 93 £40,000 -3.61% 4
East of England +78 90 £45,000 +15.38% 4
South West +43 88 £37,500 - 9
Scotland +29 46 £42,439 +41.46%
East Midlands +1 28 £31,750 -23.49%
North East +29 8 £35,000 -6.67%
Wales +3 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 721 (63.58%) Firewall
2 708 (62.43%) Windows
3 561 (49.47%) Active Directory
4 547 (48.24%) Microsoft
5 534 (47.09%) Cisco
6 484 (42.68%) VMware
7 473 (41.71%) Windows Server
8 442 (38.98%) DNS
9 427 (37.65%) WAN
10 381 (33.60%) VPN
11 371 (32.72%) DHCP
12 360 (31.75%) LAN
13 355 (31.31%) Cisco Certification
14 349 (30.78%) Office 365
15 344 (30.34%) TCP/IP
16 327 (28.84%) Microsoft Azure
17 316 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
18 291 (25.66%) Linux
19 271 (23.90%) Hyper-V
20 248 (21.87%) CCNA
21 219 (19.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 217 (19.14%) PowerShell
23 215 (18.96%) CCNP
24 214 (18.87%) MPLS
25 212 (18.69%) ITIL
26 207 (18.25%) Windows Server 2012
27 201 (17.72%) SAN
28 193 (17.02%) MS Exchange
29 190 (16.75%) VoIP
30 187 (16.49%) OSPF

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
1 193 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 84 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 81 (7.14%) IIS
4 47 (4.14%) Apache
5 42 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (2.65%) Skype for Business
8 26 (2.29%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.32%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.97%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.88%) SAS
14 9 (0.79%) nginx
15 8 (0.71%) Confluence
15 8 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.44%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
17 4 (0.35%) CloudStack
17 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 182 (16.05%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.088%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (0.088%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 349 (30.78%) Office 365
2 327 (28.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (13.14%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (5.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 34 (3.00%) OneDrive
7 27 (2.38%) Mimecast
8 23 (2.03%) SaaS
9 20 (1.76%) IaaS
10 19 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (1.32%) PaaS
12 12 (1.06%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 12 (1.06%) Dropbox
12 12 (1.06%) OpenDNS
13 10 (0.88%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.53%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (0.44%) Cloudflare
16 4 (0.35%) Serverless
17 3 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
17 3 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 721 (63.58%) Firewall
2 442 (38.98%) DNS
3 427 (37.65%) WAN
4 381 (33.60%) VPN
5 371 (32.72%) DHCP
6 360 (31.75%) LAN
7 344 (30.34%) TCP/IP
8 214 (18.87%) MPLS
9 201 (17.72%) SAN
10 190 (16.75%) VoIP
11 187 (16.49%) OSPF
12 173 (15.26%) Network Security
13 166 (14.64%) BGP
14 163 (14.37%) Cisco ASA
15 155 (13.67%) Wireless
16 105 (9.26%) Internet
17 81 (7.14%) EIGRP
18 77 (6.79%) Wi-Fi
19 67 (5.91%) iSCSI
20 64 (5.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (2.20%) MySQL
4 13 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 13 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (0.97%) MS Access
6 11 (0.97%) Redis
6 11 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (0.71%) Data Mining
8 8 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.44%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.44%) Neo4j
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 19 (1.68%) JIRA
3 15 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.15%) GitLab
6 11 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 11 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (0.97%) Selenium
6 11 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.62%) Subversion
9 6 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.53%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.35%) Maven
11 3 (0.26%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.18%) TestLink
13 1 (0.088%) FishEye
13 1 (0.088%) FogBugz
13 1 (0.088%) GDB
General
1 99 (8.73%) Finance
2 74 (6.53%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.17%) Legal
4 29 (2.56%) Banking
5 28 (2.47%) Retail
6 19 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.41%) Law
8 9 (0.79%) Games
8 9 (0.79%) Marketing
9 8 (0.71%) Advertising
9 8 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.71%) Military
9 8 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.53%) Electronics
11 4 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.26%) Automotive
12 3 (0.26%) Back Office
12 3 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
12 3 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 274 (24.16%) Network Engineer
2 170 (14.99%) Support Engineer
3 163 (14.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 125 (11.02%) Analyst
5 114 (10.05%) IT Engineer
6 108 (9.52%) IT Support
7 79 (6.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 71 (6.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 67 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support
10 58 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support
11 55 (4.85%) Administrator
12 53 (4.67%) Architect
13 51 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
14 46 (4.06%) Support Analyst
14 46 (4.06%) Systems Engineer
15 43 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
16 42 (3.70%) IT Manager
17 36 (3.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 35 (3.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
18 35 (3.09%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.09%) 802.1X
2 33 (2.91%) LDAP
3 10 (0.88%) Web Services
3 10 (0.88%) YAML
4 9 (0.79%) JSON
4 9 (0.79%) LAMP
5 8 (0.71%) LAPP Stack
6 7 (0.62%) LEMP Stack
6 7 (0.62%) WSH
7 6 (0.53%) WAP
7 6 (0.53%) WCF
8 5 (0.44%) .NET
8 5 (0.44%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.44%) Node.js
8 5 (0.44%) React
8 5 (0.44%) Sensu
8 5 (0.44%) Vue.js
8 5 (0.44%) XML
8 5 (0.44%) Yocto
9 4 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 133 (11.73%) Data Centre
2 94 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
4 64 (5.64%) Clustering
5 56 (4.94%) Driving Licence
6 54 (4.76%) Replication
7 43 (3.79%) Management Information System
8 35 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
9 33 (2.91%) Public Cloud
10 32 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (2.47%) Security Operations Centre
12 21 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
13 19 (1.68%) CCTV
13 19 (1.68%) Handset
14 16 (1.41%) CMDB
15 15 (1.32%) EMC VNX
16 14 (1.23%) Private Cloud
16 14 (1.23%) User Experience
17 12 (1.06%) FMCG
17 12 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 708 (62.43%) Windows
2 473 (41.71%) Windows Server
3 291 (25.66%) Linux
4 207 (18.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 166 (14.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 132 (11.64%) Windows 10
7 126 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 78 (6.88%) CentOS
9 47 (4.14%) Ubuntu
10 44 (3.88%) Debian
11 40 (3.53%) Unix
12 38 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (3.17%) Windows 8
14 32 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (1.94%) Mac OS X
16 19 (1.68%) Windows XP
17 12 (1.06%) Android
18 11 (0.97%) SUSE
19 8 (0.71%) Apple iOS
20 6 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (19.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 212 (18.69%) ITIL
3 174 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
4 110 (9.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 103 (9.08%) Network Design
6 100 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 95 (8.38%) Change Management
8 92 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 84 (7.41%) Service Delivery
10 79 (6.97%) DevOps
10 79 (6.97%) Load Balancing
11 75 (6.61%) Cybersecurity
12 71 (6.26%) Change Control
13 66 (5.82%) Information Security
13 66 (5.82%) Migration
14 65 (5.73%) Service Management
15 59 (5.20%) Project Management
16 55 (4.85%) Presales
17 49 (4.32%) Problem Management
18 48 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 217 (19.14%) PowerShell
2 171 (15.08%) SQL
3 93 (8.20%) Python
4 61 (5.38%) Bash Shell
5 34 (3.00%) Ruby
6 32 (2.82%) VBScript
7 27 (2.38%) Java
8 26 (2.29%) Shell Script
9 18 (1.59%) C
10 17 (1.50%) Perl
11 14 (1.23%) C++
12 10 (0.88%) C#
12 10 (0.88%) Go
12 10 (0.88%) VBA
13 8 (0.71%) JavaScript
14 7 (0.62%) VB
15 5 (0.44%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.26%) PHP
17 2 (0.18%) AWK
17 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 355 (31.31%) Cisco Certification
2 248 (21.87%) CCNA
3 215 (18.96%) CCNP
4 132 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 116 (10.23%) Degree
6 82 (7.23%) Security Cleared
7 65 (5.73%) MCSE
8 63 (5.56%) MCSA
9 62 (5.47%) SC Cleared
10 55 (4.85%) CCIE
11 38 (3.35%) JNCIS
11 38 (3.35%) MCP
12 36 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 33 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
14 27 (2.38%) DV Cleared
15 23 (2.03%) CCDP
15 23 (2.03%) MCITP
16 19 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
17 18 (1.59%) CCAA
18 17 (1.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (8.20%) SLA
2 61 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (3.79%) PCI DSS
4 42 (3.70%) GDPR
5 39 (3.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 13 (1.15%) QA
7 9 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.53%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.53%) PMO
8 6 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.35%) ISO 31000
10 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.088%) COBIT
12 1 (0.088%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.088%) NIST
12 1 (0.088%) NIST 800
System Software
1 561 (49.47%) Active Directory
2 316 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 271 (23.90%) Hyper-V
4 92 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
5 87 (7.67%) vSphere
6 47 (4.14%) XenApp
7 41 (3.62%) Docker
8 32 (2.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 29 (2.56%) XenDesktop
10 27 (2.38%) Firmware
11 19 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
11 19 (1.68%) VMware NSX
12 15 (1.32%) KVM
13 14 (1.23%) DFS Replication
14 13 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
15 12 (1.06%) pfSense
16 11 (0.97%) NFS
17 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 9 (0.79%) Terminal Services
17 9 (0.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 71 (6.26%) Ansible
2 55 (4.85%) Puppet
2 55 (4.85%) SCCM
3 54 (4.76%) WSUS
4 49 (4.32%) Kubernetes
5 38 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (3.00%) vCenter Server
7 32 (2.82%) Nagios
8 26 (2.29%) AirWatch
9 25 (2.20%) SCOM
10 23 (2.03%) Backup Exec
11 21 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
12 20 (1.76%) FortiGate
12 20 (1.76%) ZABBIX
13 19 (1.68%) Terraform
14 17 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
15 13 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
15 13 (1.15%) Perfmon
16 12 (1.06%) HAProxy
16 12 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 547 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 534 (47.09%) Cisco
3 484 (42.68%) VMware
4 153 (13.49%) Citrix
5 129 (11.38%) HP
6 127 (11.20%) Juniper
7 120 (10.58%) Dell
8 105 (9.26%) Palo Alto
9 85 (7.50%) CheckPoint
10 81 (7.14%) Meraki
11 70 (6.17%) Veeam
12 66 (5.82%) F5
13 56 (4.94%) Avaya
14 54 (4.76%) SonicWALL
15 50 (4.41%) SolarWinds
16 41 (3.62%) NetApp
17 40 (3.53%) EMC
18 32 (2.82%) Apple
19 30 (2.65%) Mitel
20 29 (2.56%) Red Hat