Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 214 227
Rank change year-on-year -20 +13 +45
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 78 108 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.05% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.39% 6.53% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 53 102 83
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% - +22.95%
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.53% - -1.16%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,447 1,654 1,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.72% 16.01% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,094 1,294 1,421
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the West Midlands

VLAN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VLAN in the West Midlands

VLAN
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VLAN in the West Midlands

VLAN
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Birmingham +25 46 £40,000 - 5
Staffordshire +5 10 £27,500 -21.43%
Solihull - 6 £22,500 - 3
Worcestershire +10 3 - - 1
Warwickshire +2 3 £47,500 - 2
Coventry -38 3 £57,500 +30.68% 1
Shropshire +2 2 £36,000 +2.86%
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 54 (69.23%) WAN
2 51 (65.38%) LAN
3 42 (53.85%) VPN
3 42 (53.85%) Cisco
3 42 (53.85%) MPLS
4 37 (47.44%) TCP/IP
4 37 (47.44%) Windows
5 35 (44.87%) Firewall
6 34 (43.59%) VMware
6 34 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (38.46%) Data Centre
7 30 (38.46%) ITIL
7 30 (38.46%) DNS
8 29 (37.18%) OSPF
8 29 (37.18%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (37.18%) Hyper-V
9 28 (35.90%) CCNP
10 27 (34.62%) BGP
10 27 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (33.33%) Office 365
12 25 (32.05%) DHCP
13 24 (30.77%) CheckPoint
13 24 (30.77%) Presales
14 23 (29.49%) Network Security
14 23 (29.49%) Load Balancing
14 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
15 22 (28.21%) Windows Server
16 21 (26.92%) Network Design
17 20 (25.64%) Ethernet
17 20 (25.64%) SNMP

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (15.38%) IIS
3 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (33.33%) Office 365
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (69.23%) WAN
2 51 (65.38%) LAN
3 42 (53.85%) MPLS
3 42 (53.85%) VPN
4 37 (47.44%) TCP/IP
5 35 (44.87%) Firewall
6 30 (38.46%) DNS
7 29 (37.18%) OSPF
8 27 (34.62%) BGP
8 27 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (32.05%) DHCP
10 23 (29.49%) Network Security
11 20 (25.64%) Ethernet
11 20 (25.64%) SNMP
12 19 (24.36%) SSL
13 18 (23.08%) Wireless
13 18 (23.08%) Wireshark
14 17 (21.79%) VoIP
15 16 (20.51%) WLAN
16 15 (19.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.97%) Billing
3 6 (7.69%) Finance
4 4 (5.13%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.85%) Law
6 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.28%) Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Architect
2 13 (16.67%) Consultant
3 12 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 12 (15.38%) Security Solutions Architect
3 12 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Technical Support
5 6 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Support Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Technical Support Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (6.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) WSH
2 2 (2.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 16 (20.51%) Driving Licence
3 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (8.97%) FlexPod
6 3 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (47.44%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) Windows Server
3 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.41%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.85%) Linux
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) ITIL
2 24 (30.77%) Presales
3 23 (29.49%) Load Balancing
4 21 (26.92%) Network Design
5 19 (24.36%) ITIL V3
5 19 (24.36%) SIEM
6 15 (19.23%) Project Management
7 14 (17.95%) Service Delivery
8 13 (16.67%) Migration
9 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 12 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 12 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 12 (15.38%) Software Optimisation
9 12 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (12.82%) Time Management
11 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.97%) Application Performance Management
12 7 (8.97%) Converged Infrastructure
12 7 (8.97%) Line Management
12 7 (8.97%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
1 3 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (35.90%) CCNP
3 14 (17.95%) CCDP
4 12 (15.38%) CCSE
4 12 (15.38%) CISSP
4 12 (15.38%) IISP
4 12 (15.38%) ISSAP
4 12 (15.38%) JNCIP
5 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (8.97%) DBS Check
7 6 (7.69%) MCP
8 5 (6.41%) CCNA
9 4 (5.13%) MCSA
9 4 (5.13%) MCSE
9 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.28%) CCSA
12 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (37.18%) Hyper-V
3 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.85%) XenApp
4 3 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) QRadar
2 7 (8.97%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (5.13%) FortiGate
3 4 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (3.85%) SCCM
5 2 (2.56%) WSUS
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.28%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 42 (53.85%) Cisco
2 34 (43.59%) VMware
3 24 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
5 19 (24.36%) Fortinet
6 18 (23.08%) Juniper
7 17 (21.79%) HP
8 12 (15.38%) Forcepoint
8 12 (15.38%) IBM
8 12 (15.38%) LogRhythm
8 12 (15.38%) Splunk
8 12 (15.38%) Tufin
9 11 (14.10%) F5
9 11 (14.10%) Meraki
9 11 (14.10%) SolarWinds
10 9 (11.54%) Brocade
11 7 (8.97%) Aruba
11 7 (8.97%) Mitel
11 7 (8.97%) Sophos
11 7 (8.97%) Sourcefire