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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 61 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.38% 0.33% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 1.14% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
130 175 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 24.81% 29.17% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 103 128 56
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) RFC 2547
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) SDH

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) IPv6
4 2 (40.00%) SDH
4 2 (40.00%) SONET
4 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Provisioner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIP
3 1 (20.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) RHCE
3 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
3 1 (20.00%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) VMware