Period
to 18 February 2018

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 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1183 1160 1291
Rank change year-on-year -23 +131 +13
Permanent jobs citing VXLAN 11 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.042% 0.062% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 11
UK median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% - +2.33%
10th Percentile £62,500 £47,625 £50,000
90th Percentile £91,500 £69,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27% -

VXLAN 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 26,449 29,054 35,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.18% 16.64% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21,351 23,598 29,053
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VXLAN
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VXLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VXLAN in the UK

VXLAN
Top 7 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 6 months to 18 February 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 -18 10 £71,250 +29.55% 2
London -1 6 £75,000 +36.36%
UK excluding London +8 5 £65,000 -7.14% 2
South East +4 2 £65,000 -7.14% 1
East of England - 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North of England - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing VXLAN 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 VXLAN.

1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Juniper
4 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (36.36%) Multicast
5 4 (36.36%) Ansible
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) IPsec
5 4 (36.36%) VLAN
6 3 (27.27%) Network Design
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) NX-OS
6 3 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (27.27%) Junos
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (18.18%) PKI
7 2 (18.18%) F5
7 2 (18.18%) SaaS

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 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) BGP
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) OSPF
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) Multicast
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) Junos
4 3 (27.27%) NX-OS
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) GLBP
5 2 (18.18%) HSRP
5 2 (18.18%) IOS XR
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) German Language
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
1 1 (9.09%) OpenDaylight
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
1 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Presales
2 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Security Auditing
2 2 (18.18%) Server Hardening
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) C-shell
4 1 (9.09%) Korn
4 1 (9.09%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
3 1 (9.09%) Cacti
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) RANCID
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Arista
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) VMware