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

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 198 186
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12  
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 55 45 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.72% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.99% 4.94% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52 35 40
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,525
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £45,000 £47,500
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 787 911 866
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.21% 14.64% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 614 726 772
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,198 £24,475
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 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
Birmingham +42 40 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Warwickshire +5 7 £39,000 -7.14%
Coventry -5 5 £52,500 +16.66%
Staffordshire +20 4 £33,125 -15.06%
VLAN
England

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 68 (71.58%) Cisco
2 61 (64.21%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (58.95%) Firewall
4 49 (51.58%) WAN
5 45 (47.37%) Windows
6 38 (40.00%) CCNA
6 38 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 37 (38.95%) VPN
8 36 (37.89%) CCNP
9 34 (35.79%) LAN
9 34 (35.79%) MPLS
10 32 (33.68%) DNS
11 31 (32.63%) VMware
12 27 (28.42%) BGP
13 26 (27.37%) Microsoft
13 26 (27.37%) Network Security
14 25 (26.32%) Hyper-V
14 25 (26.32%) DHCP
15 23 (24.21%) TCP/IP
15 23 (24.21%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (24.21%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (23.16%) OSPF
16 22 (23.16%) SAN
16 22 (23.16%) Data Centre
17 21 (22.11%) Juniper
18 20 (21.05%) WLAN
18 20 (21.05%) SNMP
19 19 (20.00%) VoIP
19 19 (20.00%) Telecoms
20 18 (18.95%) Wireless

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 17 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.32%) IIS
3 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.05%) Site Server
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Office 365
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 56 (58.95%) Firewall
2 49 (51.58%) WAN
3 37 (38.95%) VPN
4 34 (35.79%) LAN
4 34 (35.79%) MPLS
5 32 (33.68%) DNS
6 27 (28.42%) BGP
7 26 (27.37%) Network Security
8 25 (26.32%) DHCP
9 23 (24.21%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (24.21%) TCP/IP
9 23 (24.21%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (23.16%) OSPF
10 22 (23.16%) SAN
11 20 (21.05%) SNMP
11 20 (21.05%) WLAN
12 19 (20.00%) VoIP
13 18 (18.95%) Wireless
14 17 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (11.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.42%) Back Office
3 4 (4.21%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Administrator
4 9 (9.47%) Network Administrator
4 9 (9.47%) Network Manager
5 8 (8.42%) Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Security Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Telecoms Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Data Network Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.32%) Switch Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Voice Network Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Wireless Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.47%) Handset
3 7 (7.37%) IVR
4 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.11%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.05%) FMCG
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.37%) Windows
2 38 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (17.89%) Linux
3 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (10.53%) Unix
6 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.37%) VyOS
8 6 (6.32%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.11%) Android
9 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.63%) Change Control
1 12 (12.63%) ITIL
1 12 (12.63%) Network Management
1 12 (12.63%) Security Management
2 11 (11.58%) High Availability
2 11 (11.58%) Information Security
2 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
2 11 (11.58%) Network Design
3 10 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 10 (10.53%) Time Management
4 9 (9.47%) Presales
4 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.42%) Benchmarking
5 8 (8.42%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (8.42%) Network Security Management
5 8 (8.42%) Project Management
5 8 (8.42%) Security Testing
6 7 (7.37%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (6.32%) SABSA
7 6 (6.32%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.16%) SQL
3 1 (1.05%) C#
3 1 (1.05%) Python
3 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (64.21%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (40.00%) CCNA
3 36 (37.89%) CCNP
4 12 (12.63%) Degree
5 9 (9.47%) CCDP
6 7 (7.37%) CISSP
6 7 (7.37%) ISSAP
7 6 (6.32%) CCSP
8 5 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.21%) SANS
10 3 (3.16%) CCSA
10 3 (3.16%) CCSE
11 2 (2.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (2.11%) CCIE
11 2 (2.11%) CCNP Voice
11 2 (2.11%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.11%) CISM
11 2 (2.11%) MCITP
12 1 (1.05%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
3 17 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.42%) Firmware
5 3 (3.16%) pfSense
5 3 (3.16%) XenServer
6 2 (2.11%) XenApp
7 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) SCCM
2 7 (7.37%) Nagios
3 5 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.05%) QRadar
Vendors
1 68 (71.58%) Cisco
2 31 (32.63%) VMware
3 26 (27.37%) Microsoft
4 21 (22.11%) Juniper
5 18 (18.95%) Palo Alto
6 16 (16.84%) HP
6 16 (16.84%) Mitel
7 15 (15.79%) Aruba
7 15 (15.79%) ProCurve
8 9 (9.47%) Avaya
8 9 (9.47%) Brocade
8 9 (9.47%) SolarWinds
9 8 (8.42%) Riverbed
9 8 (8.42%) SonicWALL
10 7 (7.37%) CheckPoint
10 7 (7.37%) MobileIron
10 7 (7.37%) Symantec
10 7 (7.37%) Ubiquiti
11 6 (6.32%) Aerohive Networks
11 6 (6.32%) Extreme Networks
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