Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 244 228
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 +31
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 70 81 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.82% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.68% 5.16% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 64 66 118
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +19.21% +16.15%
10th Percentile £30,900 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,495 1,569 1,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.43% 15.88% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,111 1,267 1,423
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% -0.65% +1.97%
10th Percentile £23,754 £24,400 £22,550
90th Percentile £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -6 35 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Coventry +14 9 £37,500 -30.23% 3
Worcestershire +3 6 £53,750 +106.73% 1
Solihull - 5 £31,250 - 3
Warwickshire +39 3 £50,000 +28.21% 1
Shropshire +18 3 £21,000 - 4
Staffordshire +13 3 £41,250 +50.00% 2
Herefordshire - 3 £45,000 -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 60 (85.71%) Cisco
2 47 (67.14%) Firewall
3 46 (65.71%) VPN
4 41 (58.57%) WAN
5 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 38 (54.29%) LAN
7 37 (52.86%) Windows
8 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (44.29%) VMware
10 29 (41.43%) CCNP
10 29 (41.43%) MPLS
11 28 (40.00%) OSPF
11 28 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
13 24 (34.29%) HP
13 24 (34.29%) Wireless
14 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
14 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (31.43%) Data Centre
14 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
15 21 (30.00%) CheckPoint
16 20 (28.57%) Hyper-V
16 20 (28.57%) Presales
17 19 (27.14%) Cisco Firepower
17 19 (27.14%) Load Balancing
17 19 (27.14%) DNS
18 18 (25.71%) ITIL
18 18 (25.71%) Office 365
19 17 (24.29%) DHCP
19 17 (24.29%) SAN

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 (18.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (12.86%) IIS
3 5 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) assyst
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (25.71%) Office 365
3 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (67.14%) Firewall
2 46 (65.71%) VPN
3 41 (58.57%) WAN
4 38 (54.29%) LAN
5 29 (41.43%) MPLS
6 28 (40.00%) OSPF
7 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 24 (34.29%) Wireless
9 19 (27.14%) Cisco Firepower
9 19 (27.14%) DNS
10 17 (24.29%) DHCP
10 17 (24.29%) SAN
11 16 (22.86%) BGP
11 16 (22.86%) Network Security
12 14 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (18.57%) Cisco Wireless
14 10 (14.29%) IPsec
14 10 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
14 10 (14.29%) TACACS
14 10 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Big Data
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.43%) RavenDB
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (1.43%) Games
2 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.57%) Consultant
3 12 (17.14%) Architect
4 11 (15.71%) Network Consultant
5 10 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
5 10 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 10 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (12.86%) Network Architect
7 8 (11.43%) Implementation Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) Presales Consultant
9 6 (8.57%) Security Architect
9 6 (8.57%) Security Solutions Architect
10 5 (7.14%) Cisco Presales Consultant
10 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (5.71%) Network Analyst
11 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
12 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) COM
2 2 (2.86%) WSH
3 1 (1.43%) LDAP
3 1 (1.43%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 16 (22.86%) Driving Licence
3 8 (11.43%) Fat Client
3 8 (11.43%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (11.43%) Thin Client
4 6 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.29%) Clustering
6 3 (4.29%) Fintech
6 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.86%) EMV
7 2 (2.86%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.43%) EPoS
8 1 (1.43%) iPad
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.86%) Windows
2 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 13 (18.57%) Linux
4 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Presales
2 19 (27.14%) Load Balancing
3 18 (25.71%) ITIL
4 13 (18.57%) Network Architecture
4 13 (18.57%) Network Management
5 11 (15.71%) Network Design
5 11 (15.71%) Server Virtualisation
6 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.57%) High Availability
8 6 (8.57%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.57%) Information Security
8 6 (8.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 6 (8.57%) SIEM
8 6 (8.57%) Software Optimisation
8 6 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (7.14%) Line Management
10 4 (5.71%) ITSM
10 4 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.71%) SQL
3 8 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (41.43%) CCNP
3 12 (17.14%) CCNA
4 8 (11.43%) CCDP
5 7 (10.00%) JNCIP
5 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.57%) CCSE
6 6 (8.57%) CISSP
6 6 (8.57%) IISP
6 6 (8.57%) ISSAP
7 5 (7.14%) MCSE
8 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.29%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (2.86%) Degree
10 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
3 20 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 12 (17.14%) XenApp
4 12 (17.14%) XenDesktop
5 8 (11.43%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (11.43%) Terminal Services
5 8 (11.43%) VMware NSX
5 8 (11.43%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (22.86%) QRadar
2 10 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.86%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.86%) RSA enVision
3 2 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (1.43%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 60 (85.71%) Cisco
2 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 31 (44.29%) VMware
4 24 (34.29%) HP
5 21 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 15 (21.43%) Citrix
7 14 (20.00%) Meraki
7 14 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 13 (18.57%) F5
8 13 (18.57%) NetApp
9 12 (17.14%) Tripwire
10 11 (15.71%) Fortinet
10 11 (15.71%) SonicWALL
11 10 (14.29%) Dell
12 9 (12.86%) Juniper
13 8 (11.43%) Dell Compellent
14 6 (8.57%) IBM
14 6 (8.57%) LogRhythm
14 6 (8.57%) Splunk
14 6 (8.57%) Tufin