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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England / West Midlands
Rank 173 181 175
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 42 65 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.06% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.84% 6.94% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 34
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £44,000 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.85% -6.66%  

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 719 937 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.23% 15.23% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 590 749 676
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +12 14 £42,500 +41.66% 5
Staffordshire +10 8 £29,500 +16.83% 1
Shropshire +7 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Coventry +12 6 £62,500 +42.04%
Warwickshire +23 5 £40,000 -4.76%
Worcestershire -6 1 £39,500 +64.58%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 71 (72.45%) Firewall
2 66 (67.35%) Cisco
3 60 (61.22%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (52.04%) Windows
5 48 (48.98%) VMware
6 47 (47.96%) WAN
7 43 (43.88%) Windows Server
8 42 (42.86%) CCNA
9 39 (39.80%) LAN
10 36 (36.73%) Microsoft
11 33 (33.67%) DNS
11 33 (33.67%) Active Directory
12 29 (29.59%) DHCP
13 28 (28.57%) VoIP
13 28 (28.57%) CCNP
13 28 (28.57%) SAN
13 28 (28.57%) VPN
14 25 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (24.49%) Hyper-V
15 24 (24.49%) MS Excel
15 24 (24.49%) Wireless
16 23 (23.47%) MPLS
17 19 (19.39%) Project Management
17 19 (19.39%) Telecoms
18 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
18 18 (18.37%) SNMP
19 17 (17.35%) BGP
19 17 (17.35%) Cisco ASA
20 16 (16.33%) Network Security
20 16 (16.33%) OSPF

VLAN
Top Related 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 16 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.12%) IIS
3 5 (5.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.10%) Site Server
4 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.06%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.22%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) MS Project
4 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.27%) Office 365
2 5 (5.10%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (72.45%) Firewall
2 47 (47.96%) WAN
3 39 (39.80%) LAN
4 33 (33.67%) DNS
5 29 (29.59%) DHCP
6 28 (28.57%) SAN
6 28 (28.57%) VoIP
6 28 (28.57%) VPN
7 24 (24.49%) Wireless
8 23 (23.47%) MPLS
9 18 (18.37%) SNMP
10 17 (17.35%) BGP
10 17 (17.35%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (16.33%) Network Security
11 16 (16.33%) OSPF
12 13 (13.27%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
12 13 (13.27%) WLAN
13 11 (11.22%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (8.16%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (19.39%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Back Office
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.31%) Analyst
3 12 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Architect
5 9 (9.18%) Network Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Data Network Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Voice Network Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.10%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
7 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 5 (5.10%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.18%) Handset
3 4 (4.08%) IVR
4 3 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Photography
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (52.04%) Windows
2 43 (43.88%) Windows Server
3 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (13.27%) Linux
4 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.16%) Unix
7 7 (7.14%) VyOS
8 3 (3.06%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.02%) Android
10 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Project Management
2 14 (14.29%) ITIL
3 11 (11.22%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.14%) Network Management
4 7 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (6.12%) Change Control
5 6 (6.12%) High Availability
5 6 (6.12%) Migration
5 6 (6.12%) Network Design
5 6 (6.12%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.12%) Security Management
5 6 (6.12%) Server Building
5 6 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (5.10%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (4.08%) SABSA
7 4 (4.08%) Security Testing
7 4 (4.08%) SIEM
7 4 (4.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.04%) SQL
2 1 (1.02%) C#
2 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.02%) Python
2 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (61.22%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (42.86%) CCNA
3 28 (28.57%) CCNP
4 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (13.27%) MCSE
6 11 (11.22%) MCITP
7 6 (6.12%) CCIE
7 6 (6.12%) CCNP Voice
8 5 (5.10%) CCSE
8 5 (5.10%) CISSP
8 5 (5.10%) ISSAP
9 4 (4.08%) CCSA
9 4 (4.08%) CCSP
10 3 (3.06%) DBS Check
10 3 (3.06%) Degree
10 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (2.04%) CISM
11 2 (2.04%) MCSA
11 2 (2.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (33.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (24.49%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.12%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.10%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.10%) XenApp
6 4 (4.08%) Firmware
6 4 (4.08%) XenServer
7 3 (3.06%) pfSense
8 2 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) Nagios
2 5 (5.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.02%) QRadar
Vendors
1 66 (67.35%) Cisco
2 48 (48.98%) VMware
3 36 (36.73%) Microsoft
4 14 (14.29%) Mitel
4 14 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 11 (11.22%) ProCurve
6 10 (10.20%) Avaya
6 10 (10.20%) CheckPoint
7 9 (9.18%) HP
8 8 (8.16%) Aruba
8 8 (8.16%) Juniper
9 7 (7.14%) Brocade
9 7 (7.14%) Citrix
9 7 (7.14%) Palo Alto
9 7 (7.14%) SolarWinds
9 7 (7.14%) Ubiquiti
10 6 (6.12%) Intel Security
10 6 (6.12%) Symantec
11 5 (5.10%) Proofpoint
11 5 (5.10%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Training, Overtime,
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago