Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 217 243
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 -9
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 85 94 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.96% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 6.45% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 62 91 85
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +22.95%
10th Percentile £22,500 £30,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,625 £58,750 £47,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%

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 1,473 1,457 1,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.56% 14.94% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 1,171 1,391
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,450 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +15 63 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Staffordshire -4 9 £27,500 -9.84% 4
Solihull - 3 £22,500 - 1
Worcestershire +32 2 £42,500 +7.59% 2
Shropshire +12 2 £27,500 -21.43%
Wolverhampton - 2 £21,750 -
Dudley - 2 £23,000 -
Coventry -26 1 - - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 59 (69.41%) LAN
2 58 (68.24%) WAN
3 56 (65.88%) Cisco
4 52 (61.18%) VPN
5 46 (54.12%) TCP/IP
6 45 (52.94%) MPLS
7 44 (51.76%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (51.76%) Windows
8 43 (50.59%) CCNP
8 43 (50.59%) DNS
9 41 (48.24%) Firewall
9 41 (48.24%) VMware
10 40 (47.06%) DHCP
10 40 (47.06%) Presales
11 39 (45.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 39 (45.88%) OSPF
12 38 (44.71%) Cisco Firepower
13 37 (43.53%) QRadar
13 37 (43.53%) Data Centre
13 37 (43.53%) Load Balancing
14 35 (41.18%) ITIL
15 32 (37.65%) Microsoft
16 31 (36.47%) Office 365
17 29 (34.12%) Hyper-V
17 29 (34.12%) Driving Licence
18 26 (30.59%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (30.59%) Ethernet
19 25 (29.41%) SNMP
19 25 (29.41%) WLAN
19 25 (29.41%) Active Directory

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 24 (28.24%) IIS
2 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.35%) JBoss
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.47%) Office 365
2 26 (30.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (69.41%) LAN
2 58 (68.24%) WAN
3 52 (61.18%) VPN
4 46 (54.12%) TCP/IP
5 45 (52.94%) MPLS
6 43 (50.59%) DNS
7 41 (48.24%) Firewall
8 40 (47.06%) DHCP
9 39 (45.88%) OSPF
10 38 (44.71%) Cisco Firepower
11 26 (30.59%) Ethernet
12 25 (29.41%) SNMP
12 25 (29.41%) WLAN
13 24 (28.24%) Network Security
13 24 (28.24%) Wireless
13 24 (28.24%) Wireshark
14 23 (27.06%) BGP
15 22 (25.88%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (25.88%) FWSM
15 22 (25.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (3.53%) Legal
1 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Architect
2 24 (28.24%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (27.06%) Consultant
3 23 (27.06%) Security Architect
4 22 (25.88%) Security Solutions Architect
5 16 (18.82%) Network Consultant
6 15 (17.65%) Cisco Consultant
6 15 (17.65%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 13 (15.29%) IT Support
8 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (12.94%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (8.24%) Presales Consultant
11 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
12 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (5.88%) Analyst
12 5 (5.88%) Cisco Presales Consultant
13 4 (4.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 4 (4.71%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) WSH
2 4 (4.71%) COM
3 2 (2.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (43.53%) Data Centre
2 29 (34.12%) Driving Licence
3 22 (25.88%) Cyberthreat
3 22 (25.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Clustering
5 4 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.18%) EPoS
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.76%) Windows
2 24 (28.24%) Windows Server
3 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.12%) Linux
6 8 (9.41%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) Presales
2 37 (43.53%) Load Balancing
3 35 (41.18%) ITIL
4 24 (28.24%) Network Design
5 22 (25.88%) E-Commerce
5 22 (25.88%) Incident Management
5 22 (25.88%) ITIL V3
5 22 (25.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 22 (25.88%) SIEM
5 22 (25.88%) Software Optimisation
5 22 (25.88%) Vulnerability Management
6 16 (18.82%) Network Architecture
7 15 (17.65%) Network Management
8 12 (14.12%) Service Delivery
9 11 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.06%) Migration
11 5 (5.88%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.88%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.88%) Change Management
11 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.24%) VBScript
3 3 (3.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (51.76%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (50.59%) CCNP
3 24 (28.24%) CCDP
4 23 (27.06%) CISSP
4 23 (27.06%) ISSAP
5 22 (25.88%) CCSE
5 22 (25.88%) IISP
5 22 (25.88%) JNCIP
6 13 (15.29%) CCNA
7 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (5.88%) DBS Check
9 4 (4.71%) Degree
10 3 (3.53%) MCP
10 3 (3.53%) MCSA
11 2 (2.35%) MCITP
11 2 (2.35%) MCSE
12 1 (1.18%) CCSP
12 1 (1.18%) SANS
12 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (45.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (34.12%) Hyper-V
3 25 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.35%) Squid
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (43.53%) QRadar
2 15 (17.65%) WhatsUp Gold
3 6 (7.06%) SCCM
4 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (65.88%) Cisco
2 41 (48.24%) VMware
3 32 (37.65%) Microsoft
4 23 (27.06%) Fortinet
5 22 (25.88%) CheckPoint
5 22 (25.88%) Forcepoint
5 22 (25.88%) IBM
5 22 (25.88%) Juniper
5 22 (25.88%) LogRhythm
5 22 (25.88%) Splunk
5 22 (25.88%) Tufin
6 20 (23.53%) Meraki
7 16 (18.82%) HP
8 15 (17.65%) F5
8 15 (17.65%) SolarWinds
8 15 (17.65%) Tripwire
9 6 (7.06%) Sophos
10 4 (4.71%) AVG
10 4 (4.71%) Citrix
11 3 (3.53%) Draytek