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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 209 222 203
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 15 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.085% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.30% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 28
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +26.58%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +16.66%
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
1496 1647 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.74% 28.07% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1115 1299
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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 0 9 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Slough - 4 £62,500 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £37,000 -
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (88.24%) BGP
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (76.47%) Firewall
4 12 (70.59%) CCNP
5 11 (64.71%) Network Security
5 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (64.71%) F5
6 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (58.82%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (58.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (58.82%) CCIE
6 10 (58.82%) Nokia
6 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
6 10 (58.82%) CCSA
6 10 (58.82%) CCSE
6 10 (58.82%) BIG-IP
7 7 (41.18%) MPLS
8 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
8 5 (29.41%) IPv6
8 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
9 4 (23.53%) VPN
9 4 (23.53%) Juniper
9 4 (23.53%) RSVP
9 4 (23.53%) VLAN
10 3 (17.65%) Marketing
10 3 (17.65%) LAN
11 2 (11.76%) WAN
11 2 (11.76%) CCIP
11 2 (11.76%) CCNA

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) BGP
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Network Security
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (58.82%) BIG-IP
4 10 (58.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (41.18%) MPLS
6 5 (29.41%) IPv6
6 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
7 4 (23.53%) VPN
7 4 (23.53%) VLAN
7 4 (23.53%) RSVP
8 3 (17.65%) LAN
9 2 (11.76%) OSPF
9 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
9 2 (11.76%) WAN
9 2 (11.76%) IPsec
9 2 (11.76%) HSRP
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (11.76%) Consultant
1 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) Sales Consultant
1 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) Network Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
2 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Product Management
1 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 1 (5.88%) Business Development
2 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Line Management
2 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) CCNP
3 10 (58.82%) CCIE
3 10 (58.82%) CCSA
3 10 (58.82%) CCSE
4 2 (11.76%) CCIP
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) CCDA
5 1 (5.88%) HNC
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) F5
3 10 (58.82%) Nokia
3 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Radware
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) HP
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