The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 190 212 204
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 28 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.018% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 0.062% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 21
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
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
1311 1623 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.90% 29.61% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1021 1172
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

VPLS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VPLS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 18 £67,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 7 £67,500 -
Slough - 3 £62,500 -
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS.

1 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 36 (87.80%) BGP
3 35 (85.37%) Firewall
4 32 (78.05%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (70.73%) F5
6 28 (68.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 28 (68.29%) CheckPoint
7 26 (63.41%) MPLS
7 26 (63.41%) CCNP
8 22 (53.66%) Juniper
9 20 (48.78%) VPN
9 20 (48.78%) LAN
9 20 (48.78%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (46.34%) OSPF
11 18 (43.90%) Network Security
12 17 (41.46%) Data Centre
12 17 (41.46%) IPv6
13 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
13 16 (39.02%) VLAN
14 15 (36.59%) BIG-IP
14 15 (36.59%) Nokia
14 15 (36.59%) CCSA
14 15 (36.59%) CCSE
14 15 (36.59%) Cisco PIX
14 15 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (36.59%) CCIE
14 15 (36.59%) DNS
14 15 (36.59%) Perl
15 14 (34.15%) ITIL
15 14 (34.15%) IPv4

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 36 (87.80%) BGP
2 35 (85.37%) Firewall
3 28 (68.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 26 (63.41%) MPLS
5 20 (48.78%) LAN
5 20 (48.78%) VPN
5 20 (48.78%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (46.34%) OSPF
7 18 (43.90%) Network Security
8 17 (41.46%) IPv6
9 16 (39.02%) TCP/IP
9 16 (39.02%) VLAN
10 15 (36.59%) Cisco PIX
10 15 (36.59%) BIG-IP
10 15 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (36.59%) DNS
11 14 (34.15%) IPv4
12 13 (31.71%) TACACS
12 13 (31.71%) Junos
12 13 (31.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Network Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Network Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Lead Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) UNIX
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 13 (31.71%) Load Balancing
2 13 (31.71%) Network Management
3 5 (12.20%) Network Design
4 3 (7.32%) Validation
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) Product Management
5 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Business Development
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.44%) Line Management
5 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Perl
2 2 (4.88%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (63.41%) CCNP
3 15 (36.59%) CCIE
3 15 (36.59%) CCSA
3 15 (36.59%) CCSE
4 13 (31.71%) Check Point Certification
5 11 (26.83%) Degree
6 10 (24.39%) CCNA
7 3 (7.32%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.88%) CCIP
9 1 (2.44%) HNC
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) CCDA
9 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 29 (70.73%) F5
3 28 (68.29%) CheckPoint
4 22 (53.66%) Juniper
5 15 (36.59%) Nokia
6 14 (34.15%) VMware
7 5 (12.20%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) IBM
8 2 (4.88%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.44%) Dell
9 1 (2.44%) Radware
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago