Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 455 405 445
Rank change year-on-year -50 +40 -18
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 1,128 1,277 1,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.75% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 4.69% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1,143 1,215
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -6.98%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%

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 26,247 27,206 33,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.10% 15.94% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20,824 22,171 28,199
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for VLAN in the UK

VLAN
Top 15 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 26 May 2018. 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 -49 1,065 £42,500 +6.25% 150
UK excluding London -39 719 £40,000 +5.26% 114
London -46 390 £47,500 - 48
South East -34 251 £41,500 +5.73% 38
North of England -31 151 £40,000 +15.79% 28
Midlands -15 136 £40,000 -5.88% 17
East of England -21 88 £39,000 -3.70% 11
North West -4 87 £40,000 +9.59% 21
West Midlands -4 85 £35,000 -12.50% 11
South West -14 68 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Yorkshire +8 59 £41,500 +10.67% 7
East Midlands -17 49 £41,500 -2.35% 6
Scotland -19 38 £30,000 -15.56% 5
Wales -3 11 £40,000 -5.88% 7
North East -34 5 £37,500 +29.31%

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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.

1 611 (54.17%) Firewall
2 605 (53.63%) Windows
3 602 (53.37%) Cisco
4 517 (45.83%) VPN
5 513 (45.48%) WAN
6 500 (44.33%) LAN
7 482 (42.73%) VMware
8 469 (41.58%) Active Directory
9 425 (37.68%) Microsoft
10 393 (34.84%) DNS
11 378 (33.51%) TCP/IP
12 367 (32.54%) Cisco Certification
13 364 (32.27%) Windows Server
14 351 (31.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 282 (25.00%) Office 365
16 273 (24.20%) CCNP
17 271 (24.02%) DHCP
17 271 (24.02%) MPLS
18 263 (23.32%) Hyper-V
19 254 (22.52%) CCNA
20 247 (21.90%) Linux
21 239 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
22 235 (20.83%) ITIL
23 230 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
24 217 (19.24%) MS Exchange
25 216 (19.15%) VoIP
26 207 (18.35%) Wireless
27 199 (17.64%) Windows Server 2012
28 194 (17.20%) Juniper
29 185 (16.40%) 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
1 217 (19.24%) MS Exchange
2 100 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 78 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 65 (5.76%) IIS
5 43 (3.81%) Skype for Business
6 35 (3.10%) SharePoint
7 23 (2.04%) Apache
8 17 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (1.33%) nginx
10 13 (1.15%) OpenStack
11 12 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.98%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.71%) Confluence
14 6 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.44%) CloudStack
15 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.44%) uWSGI
16 3 (0.27%) JBoss
17 2 (0.18%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 126 (11.17%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.089%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.089%) LibreOffice
4 1 (0.089%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.089%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.089%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.53%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.18%) Maximo
3 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.089%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.089%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.089%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 282 (25.00%) Office 365
2 239 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 143 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (3.37%) SaaS
5 35 (3.10%) IaaS
6 33 (2.93%) Mimecast
7 29 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.51%) G Suite
9 14 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (1.06%) OneDrive
11 11 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.98%) PaaS
12 8 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.71%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
13 7 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
13 7 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 611 (54.17%) Firewall
2 517 (45.83%) VPN
3 513 (45.48%) WAN
4 500 (44.33%) LAN
5 393 (34.84%) DNS
6 378 (33.51%) TCP/IP
7 271 (24.02%) DHCP
7 271 (24.02%) MPLS
8 216 (19.15%) VoIP
9 207 (18.35%) Wireless
10 185 (16.40%) BGP
10 185 (16.40%) OSPF
11 173 (15.34%) WLAN
12 168 (14.89%) Network Security
13 167 (14.80%) SAN
14 134 (11.88%) Ethernet
15 131 (11.61%) Cisco ASA
16 111 (9.84%) IPsec
17 99 (8.78%) SNMP
18 95 (8.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.99%) MySQL
3 29 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 25 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (0.89%) MariaDB
9 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (0.71%) DTS
10 8 (0.71%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.53%) Redis
12 5 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.44%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.27%) dBASE
14 2 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 36 (3.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.60%) JIRA
2 18 (1.60%) Subversion
3 10 (0.89%) Bugzilla
4 9 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.53%) Maven
6 5 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.44%) Phabricator
7 3 (0.27%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.089%) Ant
8 1 (0.089%) AutoIt
8 1 (0.089%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.089%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 136 (12.06%) Finance
2 96 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 35 (3.10%) Retail
4 31 (2.75%) Law
5 28 (2.48%) Legal
6 27 (2.39%) Banking
7 16 (1.42%) Marketing
8 15 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.15%) Advertising
10 11 (0.98%) Games
11 10 (0.89%) Electronics
12 9 (0.80%) Back Office
13 6 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.44%) Billing
15 4 (0.35%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.27%) French Language
17 2 (0.18%) Automotive
17 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
18 1 (0.089%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.089%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 283 (25.09%) Network Engineer
2 145 (12.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 143 (12.68%) Support Engineer
4 125 (11.08%) Analyst
5 120 (10.64%) IT Support
6 85 (7.54%) IT Engineer
7 59 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 59 (5.23%) Architect
8 54 (4.79%) IT Support Engineer
9 53 (4.70%) Cisco Engineer
9 53 (4.70%) Senior Network Engineer
10 52 (4.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 51 (4.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 50 (4.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 48 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
14 47 (4.17%) Administrator
14 47 (4.17%) Team Leader
15 44 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
16 43 (3.81%) Security Engineer
17 42 (3.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.75%) 802.1X
2 25 (2.22%) LDAP
3 21 (1.86%) LAMP
4 12 (1.06%) Web Services
5 11 (0.98%) LEMP Stack
6 10 (0.89%) FreeSWITCH
6 10 (0.89%) REST
7 9 (0.80%) COM
8 7 (0.62%) .NET
8 7 (0.62%) RFC 2547
8 7 (0.62%) WSH
9 6 (0.53%) Middleware
10 5 (0.44%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (0.44%) Django
10 5 (0.44%) JSON
10 5 (0.44%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (0.44%) PHP-FPM
10 5 (0.44%) Sensu
10 5 (0.44%) WSGI
11 3 (0.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 177 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 105 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (6.03%) Driving Licence
4 53 (4.70%) Replication
5 52 (4.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 45 (3.99%) Computer Science
6 45 (3.99%) Private Cloud
7 37 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 33 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
9 31 (2.75%) HP StoreVirtual
10 28 (2.48%) Clustering
11 26 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
12 17 (1.51%) Fintech
12 17 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
12 17 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
13 15 (1.33%) User Experience
14 13 (1.15%) BBC
14 13 (1.15%) Fat Client
14 13 (1.15%) PKI
14 13 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 605 (53.63%) Windows
2 364 (32.27%) Windows Server
3 247 (21.90%) Linux
4 230 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 199 (17.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (10.20%) Windows 7
7 81 (7.18%) Windows 10
8 64 (5.67%) Windows 8
9 40 (3.55%) Mac OS X
10 29 (2.57%) Ubuntu
11 27 (2.39%) Debian
12 20 (1.77%) Unix
13 15 (1.33%) CentOS
13 15 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (1.24%) Android
15 12 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.89%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.80%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.71%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (20.83%) ITIL
2 137 (12.15%) Load Balancing
3 118 (10.46%) Problem-Solving
4 113 (10.02%) Network Design
5 92 (8.16%) Change Management
6 82 (7.27%) Network Architecture
7 69 (6.12%) Presales
8 66 (5.85%) Service Management
9 64 (5.67%) Service Delivery
10 63 (5.59%) Network Monitoring
11 61 (5.41%) Migration
12 60 (5.32%) Network Management
13 58 (5.14%) Capacity Planning
13 58 (5.14%) Kalman Filter
14 57 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
14 57 (5.05%) Incident Management
15 55 (4.88%) Configuration Management
16 54 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 52 (4.61%) Vulnerability Management
18 49 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 157 (13.92%) SQL
2 120 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 91 (8.07%) Python
4 55 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 41 (3.63%) Perl
6 39 (3.46%) C
7 36 (3.19%) PHP
8 17 (1.51%) Shell Script
9 15 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 14 (1.24%) C#
11 11 (0.98%) VBScript
12 10 (0.89%) Tcl
13 8 (0.71%) Ruby
14 7 (0.62%) Java
15 6 (0.53%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.089%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.089%) AWK
16 1 (0.089%) C++
16 1 (0.089%) C-shell
16 1 (0.089%) VB
Qualifications
1 367 (32.54%) Cisco Certification
2 273 (24.20%) CCNP
3 254 (22.52%) CCNA
4 136 (12.06%) Degree
5 107 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 66 (5.85%) MCSE
7 65 (5.76%) Security Cleared
8 59 (5.23%) CCIE
9 52 (4.61%) MCSA
10 44 (3.90%) CCDP
11 39 (3.46%) CCSE
12 38 (3.37%) CISSP
13 36 (3.19%) SC Cleared
14 34 (3.01%) JNCIP
15 27 (2.39%) MCP
16 23 (2.04%) ISSAP
16 23 (2.04%) MCITP
17 22 (1.95%) IISP
18 21 (1.86%) DV Cleared
19 19 (1.68%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.38%) SLA
2 51 (4.52%) PCI DSS
3 49 (4.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.06%) GDPR
5 11 (0.98%) QA
6 6 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.53%) GCP
6 6 (0.53%) ISO 31000
7 3 (0.27%) COBIT
7 3 (0.27%) PMO
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.089%) COSO
9 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.089%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 469 (41.58%) Active Directory
2 351 (31.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 263 (23.32%) Hyper-V
4 57 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (3.81%) DFS Replication
6 37 (3.28%) Terminal Services
6 37 (3.28%) XenApp
7 31 (2.75%) XenDesktop
8 29 (2.57%) vSphere
9 17 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (1.24%) XenServer
12 12 (1.06%) Docker
12 12 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
13 11 (0.98%) iptables
14 10 (0.89%) Postfix
14 10 (0.89%) VirtualBox
14 10 (0.89%) VMware NSX
15 8 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 8 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 71 (6.29%) SCCM
2 49 (4.34%) Nagios
3 43 (3.81%) QRadar
4 37 (3.28%) Backup Exec
5 35 (3.10%) Puppet
6 25 (2.22%) Ansible
6 25 (2.22%) Nessus
7 23 (2.04%) SCOM
8 22 (1.95%) WSUS
9 21 (1.86%) FortiGate
10 20 (1.77%) Cacti
11 19 (1.68%) HAProxy
12 17 (1.51%) WhatsUp Gold
13 13 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
15 11 (0.98%) RANCID
16 10 (0.89%) OpenNMS
16 10 (0.89%) ZABBIX
17 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
17 8 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 602 (53.37%) Cisco
2 482 (42.73%) VMware
3 425 (37.68%) Microsoft
4 194 (17.20%) Juniper
5 175 (15.51%) HP
6 145 (12.85%) Citrix
7 126 (11.17%) CheckPoint
8 110 (9.75%) F5
9 88 (7.80%) SolarWinds
10 67 (5.94%) Veeam
11 66 (5.85%) Meraki
12 63 (5.59%) Palo Alto
13 61 (5.41%) Dell
14 53 (4.70%) Forcepoint
15 45 (3.99%) Fortinet
16 43 (3.81%) NetApp
17 41 (3.63%) Google
18 34 (3.01%) Apple
18 34 (3.01%) Mitel
19 32 (2.84%) Symantec