The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 211 199 217
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 5 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.50% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 1.88% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 1
Median salary £90,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +8.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.94%
VPLS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1087 1327 1639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.50% 26.49% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 825 881 958
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VPLS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Berkshire

VPLS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VPLS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 3 £100,000 +48.14%
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing VPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 31 (100.00%) VPN
1 31 (100.00%) MPLS
2 24 (77.42%) BGP
3 23 (74.19%) IPsec
3 23 (74.19%) CCIE
3 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (74.19%) Multicast
4 18 (58.06%) Product Management
4 18 (58.06%) Marketing
5 16 (51.61%) WAN
5 16 (51.61%) Presales
6 14 (45.16%) VLAN
7 13 (41.94%) IPTV
7 13 (41.94%) 2G
7 13 (41.94%) Customer Engagement
7 13 (41.94%) GPON
7 13 (41.94%) LTE
7 13 (41.94%) IPv6
7 13 (41.94%) RSVP
7 13 (41.94%) DSLAM
7 13 (41.94%) 3G
8 12 (38.71%) Firewall
8 12 (38.71%) Juniper
8 12 (38.71%) Migration
8 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
9 11 (35.48%) Spanning Tree
9 11 (35.48%) Network Security
9 11 (35.48%) Time Management
9 11 (35.48%) Cisco
9 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) MPLS
1 31 (100.00%) VPN
2 24 (77.42%) BGP
3 23 (74.19%) IPsec
3 23 (74.19%) Multicast
4 16 (51.61%) WAN
5 14 (45.16%) VLAN
6 13 (41.94%) 2G
6 13 (41.94%) 3G
6 13 (41.94%) DSLAM
6 13 (41.94%) GPON
6 13 (41.94%) IPv6
6 13 (41.94%) LTE
6 13 (41.94%) RSVP
7 12 (38.71%) Firewall
8 11 (35.48%) LAN
8 11 (35.48%) Network Security
8 11 (35.48%) OSPF
8 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
8 11 (35.48%) VoIP
General
1 18 (58.06%) Marketing
2 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.90%) Brand Awareness
3 4 (12.90%) German Language
3 4 (12.90%) Italian Language
3 4 (12.90%) Legal
4 3 (9.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Juniper Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Network Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Sales Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Presales Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Business Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Principal Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) IP Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) IP Expert
6 3 (9.68%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Sales Manager
8 1 (3.23%) New Business Sales Executive
8 1 (3.23%) Presales Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) IPTV
2 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Product Management
2 16 (51.61%) Presales
3 13 (41.94%) Customer Engagement
4 12 (38.71%) Migration
5 11 (35.48%) Time Management
6 10 (32.26%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Business Development
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) CCIE
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Juniper
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) Huawei
3 5 (16.13%) Siebel
4 1 (3.23%) HP