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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
VPLS
County Antrim

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

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.60% 30.14% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 14
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -39.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

VPLS
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Belfast