Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 402 422 430
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8 -24
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 912 1,062 1,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.84% 4.67% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 805 876 1,092
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% -8.75%

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 18,851 22,728 26,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.01% 15.05% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14,831 17,766 21,191
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 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
England +21 853 £40,000 -5.88% 216
UK excluding London +26 583 £37,500 -6.25% 191
London -2 288 £47,500 - 30
South East +25 177 £42,500 +12.58% 48
Midlands -7 113 £32,500 -23.53% 32
North of England +46 108 £37,500 -6.25% 57
South West +88 95 £33,000 -5.71% 27
West Midlands -1 79 £32,500 -24.86% 23
East of England +24 72 £42,500 +13.33% 24
North West +44 57 £37,500 -3.85% 33
Yorkshire +19 46 £37,500 -6.25% 19
East Midlands 0 34 £32,500 - 9
Scotland +25 12 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Wales -8 6 £22,500 -45.45% 2
North East +14 5 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 with a requirement for VLAN.

1 560 (61.40%) Windows
2 532 (58.33%) Firewall
3 448 (49.12%) Active Directory
4 432 (47.37%) TCP/IP
5 406 (44.52%) Microsoft
6 403 (44.19%) VMware
7 384 (42.11%) Cisco
8 366 (40.13%) DNS
9 365 (40.02%) Office 365
10 358 (39.25%) Windows Server
11 345 (37.83%) VPN
12 329 (36.07%) WAN
13 328 (35.96%) DHCP
14 311 (34.10%) LAN
15 286 (31.36%) Cisco Certification
16 277 (30.37%) Azure
17 275 (30.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 209 (22.92%) CCNP
19 199 (21.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 195 (21.38%) Hyper-V
21 182 (19.96%) BGP
22 181 (19.85%) Windows 10
23 178 (19.52%) CCNA
24 177 (19.41%) Windows Server 2012
25 170 (18.64%) ITIL
25 170 (18.64%) OSPF
26 161 (17.65%) Linux
27 158 (17.32%) Wireless
28 149 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
29 144 (15.79%) MPLS

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
1 126 (13.82%) MS Exchange
2 61 (6.69%) SharePoint
3 56 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (4.17%) IIS
6 25 (2.74%) Skype for Business
7 21 (2.30%) Apache
8 17 (1.86%) Confluence
9 6 (0.66%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.66%) SAS
10 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.44%) nginx
12 2 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.22%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.22%) Site Server
13 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 126 (13.82%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.22%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 365 (40.02%) Office 365
2 277 (30.37%) Azure
3 104 (11.40%) AWS
4 36 (3.95%) IaaS
5 31 (3.40%) SaaS
6 26 (2.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 23 (2.52%) PaaS
8 15 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (1.32%) GCP
10 7 (0.77%) GitHub
11 6 (0.66%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.55%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.55%) WhatsApp
13 4 (0.44%) Power Platform
14 3 (0.33%) Amazon ECS
14 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.33%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.33%) G Suite
15 2 (0.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 532 (58.33%) Firewall
2 432 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 366 (40.13%) DNS
4 345 (37.83%) VPN
5 329 (36.07%) WAN
6 328 (35.96%) DHCP
7 311 (34.10%) LAN
8 182 (19.96%) BGP
9 170 (18.64%) OSPF
10 158 (17.32%) Wireless
11 144 (15.79%) MPLS
12 123 (13.49%) VoIP
13 121 (13.27%) Network Security
14 112 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
15 111 (12.17%) SAN
16 106 (11.62%) Internet
17 104 (11.40%) IPsec
18 80 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
19 68 (7.46%) Cisco Nexus
20 50 (5.48%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (1.21%) MySQL
4 8 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.44%) Power BI
7 4 (0.44%) Redis
7 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.33%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.33%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.33%) MS Access
8 3 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.22%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2017
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Ignite
10 1 (0.11%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 30 (3.29%) JIRA
2 21 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.54%) GitLab
4 9 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.77%) Bitbucket
6 6 (0.66%) Bugzilla
6 6 (0.66%) CruiseControl
6 6 (0.66%) Selenium
7 5 (0.55%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.33%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 115 (12.61%) Finance
2 81 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.07%) Law
4 23 (2.52%) Legal
5 20 (2.19%) Marketing
6 19 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.86%) Automotive
7 17 (1.86%) Banking
8 14 (1.54%) Public Sector
9 11 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.10%) Retail
11 8 (0.88%) Electronics
12 7 (0.77%) Advertising
12 7 (0.77%) Military
13 6 (0.66%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.44%) French Language
14 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.22%) Police
15 2 (0.22%) Publishing
16 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 230 (25.22%) Network Engineer
2 165 (18.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 136 (14.91%) Support Engineer
4 109 (11.95%) IT Engineer
5 102 (11.18%) IT Support
6 84 (9.21%) Senior Network Engineer
7 69 (7.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 68 (7.46%) Analyst
9 48 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 48 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
10 46 (5.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 44 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
12 42 (4.61%) Administrator
13 38 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
14 37 (4.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 36 (3.95%) Technical Support
16 32 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
16 32 (3.51%) Security Engineer
16 32 (3.51%) Technical Support Engineer
17 31 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 22 (2.41%) LDAP
3 19 (2.08%) WSH
4 12 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (0.77%) ADSI
5 7 (0.77%) LAMP
6 5 (0.55%) JSON
7 3 (0.33%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.22%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.22%) Jinja
8 2 (0.22%) Node.js
8 2 (0.22%) React
8 2 (0.22%) Vue.js
8 2 (0.22%) YAML
9 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.11%) REST
9 1 (0.11%) Sensu
9 1 (0.11%) Velocity
9 1 (0.11%) Web Services
9 1 (0.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 142 (15.57%) Data Centre
2 59 (6.47%) Self-Motivation
3 58 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.61%) Replication
5 36 (3.95%) Driving Licence
6 27 (2.96%) Clustering
7 20 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
8 19 (2.08%) CCTV
9 17 (1.86%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 17 (1.86%) User Experience
10 15 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.54%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.32%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.10%) CMDB
14 8 (0.88%) Fibre Optics
15 7 (0.77%) Smart City
16 6 (0.66%) Handset
17 5 (0.55%) EMC VNX
18 4 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 560 (61.40%) Windows
2 358 (39.25%) Windows Server
3 181 (19.85%) Windows 10
4 177 (19.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 161 (17.65%) Linux
6 134 (14.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 30 (3.29%) Ubuntu
9 29 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (2.74%) CentOS
11 23 (2.52%) Mac OS
11 23 (2.52%) Unix
12 22 (2.41%) VMS
13 16 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (1.64%) Windows 8
15 12 (1.32%) Apple iOS
15 12 (1.32%) Debian
16 8 (0.88%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.88%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (21.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 170 (18.64%) ITIL
3 149 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
4 91 (9.98%) Network Design
5 71 (7.79%) Load Balancing
6 66 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 52 (5.70%) Server Management
8 49 (5.37%) Project Management
9 47 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
10 45 (4.93%) Mentoring
11 42 (4.61%) DevOps
12 41 (4.50%) Change Management
13 38 (4.17%) Service Delivery
13 38 (4.17%) Time Management
14 37 (4.06%) Configuration Management
15 36 (3.95%) Patch Management
15 36 (3.95%) Project Delivery
16 34 (3.73%) Network Management
17 33 (3.62%) Migration
17 33 (3.62%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (15.46%) PowerShell
2 82 (8.99%) SQL
3 24 (2.63%) Python
3 24 (2.63%) VBScript
4 19 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 9 (0.99%) Perl
6 5 (0.55%) Ruby
7 4 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.33%) Go
9 2 (0.22%) C++
9 2 (0.22%) PHP
10 1 (0.11%) C-shell
10 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 286 (31.36%) Cisco Certification
2 209 (22.92%) CCNP
3 178 (19.52%) CCNA
4 94 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 81 (8.88%) CCIE
6 61 (6.69%) MCSE
7 55 (6.03%) Degree
8 43 (4.71%) CCDP
9 34 (3.73%) MCSA
10 31 (3.40%) JNCIA
10 31 (3.40%) Security Cleared
11 26 (2.85%) SC Cleared
12 23 (2.52%) JNCIS
12 23 (2.52%) MCP
13 17 (1.86%) CCSA
13 17 (1.86%) DBS Check
13 17 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (1.64%) CCDA
14 15 (1.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 14 (1.54%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (9.32%) SLA
2 36 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (0.77%) QA
5 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.44%) GDPR
7 2 (0.22%) GxP
System Software
1 448 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 275 (30.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 195 (21.38%) Hyper-V
4 103 (11.29%) vSphere
5 55 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (5.04%) XenApp
7 21 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.54%) VMware NSX
10 12 (1.32%) Docker
10 12 (1.32%) NFS
10 12 (1.32%) VirtualBox
11 11 (1.21%) Firmware
12 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.77%) KVM
13 7 (0.77%) Xen
14 6 (0.66%) iptables
14 6 (0.66%) QEMU
15 5 (0.55%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 83 (9.10%) SCCM
2 40 (4.39%) vCenter Server
3 39 (4.28%) WSUS
4 26 (2.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 22 (2.41%) Backup Exec
6 18 (1.97%) FortiGate
7 16 (1.75%) Ansible
7 16 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
8 15 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 15 (1.64%) Kubernetes
9 13 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
10 11 (1.21%) Nagios
10 11 (1.21%) vRealize
11 9 (0.99%) Icinga
12 7 (0.77%) Munin
12 7 (0.77%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.77%) Puppet
12 7 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.66%) SCOM
13 6 (0.66%) SELinux
Vendors
1 406 (44.52%) Microsoft
2 403 (44.19%) VMware
3 384 (42.11%) Cisco
4 109 (11.95%) Citrix
5 93 (10.20%) Juniper
6 84 (9.21%) HP
7 79 (8.66%) Palo Alto
8 64 (7.02%) Veeam
9 62 (6.80%) Meraki
10 60 (6.58%) CheckPoint
11 56 (6.14%) Dell
12 55 (6.03%) F5
13 54 (5.92%) SolarWinds
14 48 (5.26%) SonicWALL
15 37 (4.06%) EMC
16 36 (3.95%) Mitel
17 27 (2.96%) Brocade
17 27 (2.96%) NetApp
18 26 (2.85%) Veritas
19 24 (2.63%) Fortinet