The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VXLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VXLAN over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN)
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 930 981
Rank change year-on-year +75 +51  
Permanent jobs citing VXLAN 10 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.019% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.073% 0.11% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 4
Median salary £72,500 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,500 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £71,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.40% +18.33%  

VXLAN 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 13687 17840 20246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.19% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11119 14794 16041
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  

VXLAN
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VXLAN in the UK

VXLAN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VXLAN.

Salary trend for VXLAN in the UK

VXLAN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VXLAN over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VXLAN in the UK

VXLAN
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VXLAN within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +83 10 £72,500 +20.83%
London +64 7 £75,000 +36.36%
North West - 3 £70,000 -
Manchester - 2 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing VXLAN 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 VXLAN.

1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
2 9 (45.00%) Multicast
3 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (35.00%) Network Design
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (35.00%) OpenStack
4 7 (35.00%) Lisp
4 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (35.00%) OpenDaylight
4 7 (35.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (35.00%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) OSPF
7 4 (20.00%) IPsec
7 4 (20.00%) MPLS
8 3 (15.00%) BGP
8 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (15.00%) WAN
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
9 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
9 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
9 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto

VXLAN
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 7 (35.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Multicast
2 7 (35.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (20.00%) IPsec
5 4 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (15.00%) BGP
6 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (10.00%) IPv4
7 2 (10.00%) SSL
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) DHCP
8 1 (5.00%) DNS
8 1 (5.00%) HTTP
8 1 (5.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) OpenDaylight
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) iPad
3 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) System Testing
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Power Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCDA
2 2 (10.00%) CCDP
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) CCSA
2 2 (10.00%) CCSE
2 2 (10.00%) CCSP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) OCP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
2 7 (35.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Arista
2 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk