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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 211 195 224
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 7 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.57% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 2.19% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 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 £52,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +28.04%
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
1109 1326 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.75% 26.16% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 860 851 1059
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 0 4 £90,000 +33.33%
Bracknell - 1 £62,500 -
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 34 (100.00%) VPN
1 34 (100.00%) MPLS
2 24 (70.59%) BGP
3 23 (67.65%) IPsec
3 23 (67.65%) CCIE
3 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (67.65%) Multicast
4 21 (61.76%) Marketing
5 20 (58.82%) Product Management
6 19 (55.88%) Presales
7 18 (52.94%) WAN
8 14 (41.18%) VLAN
9 13 (38.24%) IPTV
9 13 (38.24%) Customer Engagement
9 13 (38.24%) GPON
9 13 (38.24%) LTE
9 13 (38.24%) RSVP
9 13 (38.24%) DSLAM
9 13 (38.24%) 2G
9 13 (38.24%) Firewall
9 13 (38.24%) Juniper
9 13 (38.24%) 3G
9 13 (38.24%) IPv6
9 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
10 12 (35.29%) Cisco
10 12 (35.29%) LAN
10 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
10 12 (35.29%) Network Security
10 12 (35.29%) Migration
11 11 (32.35%) Time Management

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 (23.53%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) MPLS
1 34 (100.00%) VPN
2 24 (70.59%) BGP
3 23 (67.65%) IPsec
3 23 (67.65%) Multicast
4 18 (52.94%) WAN
5 14 (41.18%) VLAN
6 13 (38.24%) 2G
6 13 (38.24%) 3G
6 13 (38.24%) DSLAM
6 13 (38.24%) Firewall
6 13 (38.24%) GPON
6 13 (38.24%) IPv6
6 13 (38.24%) LTE
6 13 (38.24%) RSVP
7 12 (35.29%) LAN
7 12 (35.29%) Network Security
8 11 (32.35%) OSPF
8 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
8 11 (32.35%) VoIP
General
1 21 (61.76%) Marketing
2 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.65%) Brand Awareness
3 6 (17.65%) Legal
4 4 (11.76%) German Language
4 4 (11.76%) Italian Language
5 3 (8.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Juniper Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Network Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Business Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Sales Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Presales Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Principal Technical Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) IP Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) IP Expert
6 3 (8.82%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Presales Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Sales Manager
8 1 (2.94%) New Business Sales Executive
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
1 13 (38.24%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Product Management
2 19 (55.88%) Presales
3 13 (38.24%) Customer Engagement
4 12 (35.29%) Migration
5 11 (32.35%) Time Management
6 10 (29.41%) Project Management
7 7 (20.59%) Business Development
8 2 (5.88%) Network Design
9 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) CCIE
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Juniper
2 12 (35.29%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) Siebel
4 5 (14.71%) Huawei
5 2 (5.88%) HP