The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +19.04%
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
9 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.82% 17.70% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 21
Median salary £40,000 £29,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% +11.32%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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