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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 189 198 223
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +25
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 22 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.44% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 1.63% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 0
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £55,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +30.17%
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
1219 1347 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.99% 26.78% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 969 842 1043
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +17 13 £50,000 -20.00%
Newbury - 3 £55,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £56,250 -
Slough +2 1 £35,000 -44.00%
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (100.00%) VPN
1 36 (100.00%) MPLS
2 26 (72.22%) BGP
3 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (61.11%) CCIE
4 22 (61.11%) IPsec
4 22 (61.11%) Multicast
5 20 (55.56%) Marketing
6 19 (52.78%) Product Management
7 18 (50.00%) Presales
7 18 (50.00%) WAN
8 16 (44.44%) Juniper
8 16 (44.44%) Firewall
8 16 (44.44%) VLAN
8 16 (44.44%) Data Centre
9 15 (41.67%) IPv6
9 15 (41.67%) LAN
9 15 (41.67%) Cisco
10 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
10 14 (38.89%) OSPF
11 13 (36.11%) CCNP
11 13 (36.11%) Network Security
12 12 (33.33%) LTE
12 12 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
12 12 (33.33%) GPON
12 12 (33.33%) 3G
12 12 (33.33%) DSLAM
12 12 (33.33%) RSVP
12 12 (33.33%) IPTV
12 12 (33.33%) Telecoms

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 8 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) MPLS
1 36 (100.00%) VPN
2 26 (72.22%) BGP
3 22 (61.11%) IPsec
3 22 (61.11%) Multicast
4 18 (50.00%) WAN
5 16 (44.44%) Firewall
5 16 (44.44%) VLAN
6 15 (41.67%) IPv6
6 15 (41.67%) LAN
7 14 (38.89%) OSPF
7 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 13 (36.11%) Network Security
9 12 (33.33%) 2G
9 12 (33.33%) 3G
9 12 (33.33%) DSLAM
9 12 (33.33%) GPON
9 12 (33.33%) LTE
9 12 (33.33%) RSVP
10 11 (30.56%) Spanning Tree
General
1 20 (55.56%) Marketing
2 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (16.67%) Brand Awareness
3 6 (16.67%) Legal
4 4 (11.11%) German Language
4 4 (11.11%) Italian Language
5 3 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Juniper Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Network Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Presales Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Sales Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Principal Technical Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) IP Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) IP Expert
6 3 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Presales Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 12 (33.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Product Management
2 18 (50.00%) Presales
3 12 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 11 (30.56%) Migration
4 11 (30.56%) Time Management
5 10 (27.78%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) Business Development
7 5 (13.89%) Network Design
8 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.33%) Network Management
9 1 (2.78%) ITIL
9 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (61.11%) CCIE
3 13 (36.11%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Juniper
2 15 (41.67%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) Siebel
4 5 (13.89%) Huawei
5 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) VMware