The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 65 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.50% 0.82% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.66% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £37,000 £39,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
VPLS
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
181 80 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.02% 16.36% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 134 51 153
Average salary £37,000 £41,700 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.27% -1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

VPLS
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Basingstoke region.

VPLS Salary Trend in Basingstoke

VPLS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS.

1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) IPv6
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) Internet
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) SONET
2 7 (77.78%) SDH
3 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 6 (66.67%) VLAN
3 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (66.67%) HSRP
4 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) RSVP
5 3 (33.33%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) IPv6
1 9 (100.00%) Internet
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) SONET
2 7 (77.78%) SDH
3 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 6 (66.67%) VLAN
3 6 (66.67%) HSRP
4 4 (44.44%) RSVP
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IP Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IP Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper