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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 459 429
Rank change year-on-year +90 -30  
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 720 578 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.59% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.01% 3.48% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 644 499 644
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  

VLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14378 16628 19302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.13% 16.91% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11702 13814 15724
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,993 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VLAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VLAN in the UK

VLAN
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +97 690 £43,500 +8.75% 90
London +66 286 £50,000 - 29
South East +49 123 £39,750 -1.85% 17
East of England +24 77 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Yorkshire +44 59 £37,500 -6.25% 6
West Midlands +23 55 £40,000 +6.66% 3
City of London +27 54 £47,000 -14.54% 7
West Yorkshire +51 50 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Hertfordshire +20 48 £45,000 +69.81% 3
Birmingham +42 40 £42,500 +41.66% 1
North West -31 40 £45,000 +28.57% 14
Manchester -1 39 £45,000 +9.75% 9
Surrey +46 38 £39,750 -11.66%
South West +5 36 £38,750 +10.71% 5
Berkshire +33 33 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Hampshire +10 33 £36,250 -3.33% 4
Leeds +23 27 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Basingstoke +7 21 £49,500 +32.00% 1
Watford +1 20 £40,000 +6.66%
Bristol -10 19 £36,250 -19.44%
East Midlands +29 15 £29,286 -7.03% 6
Cambridgeshire -13 12 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Cambridge -13 12 £57,500 +15.00%
Dorking - 12 £22,500 -
Scotland +23 11 £35,000 -9.45%
Slough +16 11 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Pontefract - 11 £28,500 - 2
Hatfield - 10 £55,000 -
Essex -1 9 £35,000 +32.07%
Redhill -6 9 £60,000 +71.42%

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VLAN.

1 858 (66.41%) Firewall
2 776 (60.06%) Cisco
3 710 (54.95%) Windows
4 569 (44.04%) VMware
5 533 (41.25%) VPN
6 523 (40.48%) Active Directory
7 510 (39.47%) WAN
8 493 (38.16%) DNS
9 466 (36.07%) Cisco Certification
10 448 (34.67%) Windows Server
11 446 (34.52%) LAN
12 442 (34.21%) Microsoft
13 422 (32.66%) TCP/IP
14 407 (31.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 403 (31.19%) DHCP
16 378 (29.26%) Linux
17 335 (25.93%) BGP
18 334 (25.85%) MPLS
19 332 (25.70%) Windows Server 2012
20 323 (25.00%) OSPF
21 314 (24.30%) MS Exchange
22 305 (23.61%) VoIP
23 303 (23.45%) CCNP
24 295 (22.83%) CCNA
25 272 (21.05%) SAN
26 269 (20.82%) Windows Server 2008
27 264 (20.43%) Hyper-V
28 241 (18.65%) Data Centre
29 240 (18.58%) Office 365
30 232 (17.96%) ITIL

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
1 314 (24.30%) MS Exchange
2 114 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (7.35%) IIS
4 87 (6.73%) Apache
5 84 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 61 (4.72%) SharePoint
7 49 (3.79%) Tomcat
8 41 (3.17%) Skype for Business
9 28 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (1.86%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
12 21 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 18 (1.39%) nginx
14 17 (1.32%) WebLogic
15 14 (1.08%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.46%) CMS
17 6 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
18 5 (0.39%) CloudStack
19 3 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 113 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 30 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (2.24%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.46%) InDesign
6 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.077%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.077%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.23%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.077%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.077%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 240 (18.58%) Office 365
2 150 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
3 148 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 30 (2.32%) Amazon S3
6 23 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (1.55%) Mimecast
8 18 (1.39%) PaaS
9 16 (1.24%) IaaS
9 16 (1.24%) SaaS
10 14 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (0.77%) Amazon Glacier
12 10 (0.77%) AWS CloudTrail
12 10 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 9 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.62%) OneDrive
15 7 (0.54%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 858 (66.41%) Firewall
2 533 (41.25%) VPN
3 510 (39.47%) WAN
4 493 (38.16%) DNS
5 446 (34.52%) LAN
6 422 (32.66%) TCP/IP
7 403 (31.19%) DHCP
8 335 (25.93%) BGP
9 334 (25.85%) MPLS
10 323 (25.00%) OSPF
11 305 (23.61%) VoIP
12 272 (21.05%) SAN
13 217 (16.80%) Network Security
14 207 (16.02%) Wireless
15 200 (15.48%) Cisco ASA
16 157 (12.15%) IPsec
17 151 (11.69%) Cisco IOS
18 147 (11.38%) Wi-Fi
19 127 (9.83%) Internet
20 105 (8.13%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.10%) MySQL
3 37 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.62%) Redis
10 7 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.54%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.39%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.31%) DB2
13 4 (0.31%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.23%) FileMaker
15 2 (0.15%) Ingres
15 2 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 35 (2.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (1.01%) JIRA
3 11 (0.85%) Subversion
4 7 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.23%) Maven
6 3 (0.23%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.23%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 166 (12.85%) Finance
2 98 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 53 (4.10%) Retail
4 40 (3.10%) Banking
5 35 (2.71%) Legal
6 31 (2.40%) Back Office
7 29 (2.24%) Marketing
8 28 (2.17%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.78%) Law
10 18 (1.39%) Games
11 16 (1.24%) Electronics
12 14 (1.08%) Advertising
13 10 (0.77%) Military
14 9 (0.70%) Publishing
15 3 (0.23%) Automotive
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.077%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.077%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.077%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 387 (29.95%) Network Engineer
2 183 (14.16%) Support Engineer
3 168 (13.00%) Analyst
4 163 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 144 (11.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 138 (10.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 121 (9.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 112 (8.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 107 (8.28%) Support Analyst
10 106 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
11 100 (7.74%) Administrator
12 84 (6.50%) Infrastructure Support
13 81 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 76 (5.88%) IT Support
15 73 (5.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 66 (5.11%) Security Engineer
17 64 (4.95%) IT Engineer
18 63 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
19 62 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
20 60 (4.64%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.48%) Web Services
2 35 (2.71%) 802.1X
3 24 (1.86%) LAMP
4 15 (1.16%) LEMP Stack
5 14 (1.08%) REST
5 14 (1.08%) XML
6 12 (0.93%) HTML
7 9 (0.70%) .NET
7 9 (0.70%) Memcached
8 7 (0.54%) CSS
8 7 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
9 6 (0.46%) JDBC
9 6 (0.46%) POSIX
9 6 (0.46%) RFC 2547
10 5 (0.39%) Sensu
11 4 (0.31%) ADSI
11 4 (0.31%) MAPI
12 3 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (0.23%) Node.js
12 3 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 241 (18.65%) Data Centre
2 76 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (4.41%) Clustering
4 48 (3.72%) Driving Licence
5 41 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
6 38 (2.94%) Replication
7 28 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 28 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 26 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 25 (1.93%) PMI
10 18 (1.39%) Fat Client
10 18 (1.39%) Thin Client
11 17 (1.32%) IVR
11 17 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
12 16 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 14 (1.08%) Hedge funds
14 12 (0.93%) FlexPod
15 11 (0.85%) NHS
16 10 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 710 (54.95%) Windows
2 448 (34.67%) Windows Server
3 378 (29.26%) Linux
4 332 (25.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 269 (20.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 113 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 111 (8.59%) Windows 7
8 78 (6.04%) Unix
9 76 (5.88%) Windows 10
10 54 (4.18%) Windows 8
11 44 (3.41%) Ubuntu
12 43 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 41 (3.17%) CentOS
14 37 (2.86%) Debian
15 26 (2.01%) Windows XP
16 22 (1.70%) Windows Vista
17 21 (1.63%) Android
17 21 (1.63%) Apple iOS
17 21 (1.63%) VMS
18 18 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (17.96%) ITIL
2 104 (8.05%) Mentoring
3 101 (7.82%) High Availability
4 96 (7.43%) Project Management
5 94 (7.28%) Load Balancing
6 93 (7.20%) Network Design
7 81 (6.27%) Change Management
8 74 (5.73%) Migration
8 74 (5.73%) Presales
9 69 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 60 (4.64%) DevOps
11 58 (4.49%) Network Management
12 57 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
13 46 (3.56%) Kalman Filter
14 45 (3.48%) E-Commerce
14 45 (3.48%) PRINCE2
15 44 (3.41%) Penetration Testing
16 43 (3.33%) Service Delivery
17 41 (3.17%) Configuration Management
17 41 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 180 (13.93%) SQL
2 113 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 73 (5.65%) Python
4 66 (5.11%) Bash Shell
5 43 (3.33%) Perl
6 30 (2.32%) Ruby
7 25 (1.93%) Java
8 23 (1.78%) C
9 18 (1.39%) VBScript
10 17 (1.32%) PHP
11 9 (0.70%) C#
11 9 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.62%) AWK
12 8 (0.62%) Korn
12 8 (0.62%) sed
13 7 (0.54%) Jython
14 6 (0.46%) C++
15 5 (0.39%) JavaScript
16 4 (0.31%) VB
17 2 (0.15%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 466 (36.07%) Cisco Certification
2 303 (23.45%) CCNP
3 295 (22.83%) CCNA
4 121 (9.37%) Degree
5 107 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 86 (6.66%) CCIE
7 65 (5.03%) MCSE
8 54 (4.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 37 (2.86%) MCSA
10 34 (2.63%) Security Cleared
11 32 (2.48%) CCIP
11 32 (2.48%) SC Cleared
12 28 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (2.09%) CCSP
13 27 (2.09%) MCP
14 25 (1.93%) PMI Certification
15 24 (1.86%) CCDP
16 23 (1.78%) CCDA
16 23 (1.78%) MCITP
17 22 (1.70%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.65%) SLA
2 49 (3.79%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 17 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.85%) QA
6 7 (0.54%) COBIT
7 6 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.31%) GCP
System Software
1 523 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 407 (31.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 264 (20.43%) Hyper-V
4 81 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
5 68 (5.26%) vSphere
6 61 (4.72%) Terminal Services
7 59 (4.57%) XenApp
8 33 (2.55%) ProxySG
8 33 (2.55%) XenServer
9 29 (2.24%) VMware Workstation
10 24 (1.86%) NFS
11 22 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
12 21 (1.63%) KVM
13 20 (1.55%) Firmware
14 15 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 14 (1.08%) Varnish
16 12 (0.93%) VMware Server
17 11 (0.85%) Docker
18 10 (0.77%) Ceph
19 9 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 66 (5.11%) SCCM
2 65 (5.03%) Puppet
3 61 (4.72%) Backup Exec
4 60 (4.64%) WSUS
5 53 (4.10%) Nagios
6 46 (3.56%) Ansible
7 35 (2.71%) Cisco UCCX
8 33 (2.55%) Cisco CUCM
9 32 (2.48%) ZABBIX
10 31 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
10 31 (2.40%) vCenter Server
11 26 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
12 22 (1.70%) Cisco UCCE
12 22 (1.70%) Oracle ZFS
13 21 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
14 19 (1.47%) SCOM
15 17 (1.32%) FortiGate
15 17 (1.32%) Salt
16 14 (1.08%) Cacti
17 12 (0.93%) Graphite
Vendors
1 776 (60.06%) Cisco
2 569 (44.04%) VMware
3 442 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 210 (16.25%) Juniper
5 200 (15.48%) CheckPoint
6 150 (11.61%) Citrix
7 141 (10.91%) F5
8 139 (10.76%) HP
9 120 (9.29%) Palo Alto
10 85 (6.58%) Meraki
11 83 (6.42%) Veeam
12 73 (5.65%) Avaya
13 69 (5.34%) NetApp
14 63 (4.88%) SolarWinds
15 62 (4.80%) Symantec
16 59 (4.57%) Dell
17 52 (4.02%) SonicWALL
18 45 (3.48%) Mitel
19 44 (3.41%) Blue Coat
20 43 (3.33%) Brocade
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vadis People
Salary: circ £28,000 - £35,000 + Beer!
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c. £16K
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Qube Global Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago