The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 30
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 3.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £40,000 £60,250
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -33.60%
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 37 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 37.50% 23.87% 46.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 30
Average salary £26,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.34% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
County Antrim

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