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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 224 231 204
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 1 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.017% 0.035% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.056% 0.12% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 22
Average salary - £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
1792 1705 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.14% 29.48% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 1173 1162
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 24 December 2014. 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 +3 1 - -
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) RSVP
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) RSVP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Provisioning Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper