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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 38
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
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
13 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.15% 16.80% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 23
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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