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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 221 222 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.054% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £49,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
1354 1608 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.27% 28.96% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1055 1113
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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 +13 9 £60,000 +62.16% 1
Bracknell - 4 £45,000 -
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) MPLS
2 28 (93.33%) VPN
3 25 (83.33%) Cisco
3 25 (83.33%) Juniper
4 24 (80.00%) LAN
4 24 (80.00%) Firewall
5 23 (76.67%) Data Centre
6 21 (70.00%) Telecoms
6 21 (70.00%) Degree
7 15 (50.00%) Marketing
7 15 (50.00%) Presales
8 14 (46.67%) Network Design
8 14 (46.67%) OSPF
8 14 (46.67%) BGP
9 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
10 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
10 12 (40.00%) Load Balancing
10 12 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (40.00%) Network Security
10 12 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
10 12 (40.00%) IPv4
10 12 (40.00%) IPv6
10 12 (40.00%) CCNP
10 12 (40.00%) VLAN
10 12 (40.00%) Unicast
10 12 (40.00%) Network Management
10 12 (40.00%) Junos
10 12 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) MPLS
2 28 (93.33%) VPN
3 24 (80.00%) Firewall
3 24 (80.00%) LAN
4 14 (46.67%) BGP
4 14 (46.67%) OSPF
5 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
6 12 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 12 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 12 (40.00%) IPv4
6 12 (40.00%) IPv6
6 12 (40.00%) Junos
6 12 (40.00%) Network Security
6 12 (40.00%) Unicast
6 12 (40.00%) VLAN
7 11 (36.67%) DNS
7 11 (36.67%) WLAN
8 10 (33.33%) TACACS
9 9 (30.00%) FWSM
General
1 21 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (50.00%) Marketing
3 9 (30.00%) Brand Awareness
4 4 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Presales Manager
3 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Business Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Solution Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Presales Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IP Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (76.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Presales
2 14 (46.67%) Network Design
3 12 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 12 (40.00%) Network Management
4 10 (33.33%) ITIL
4 10 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 4 (13.33%) Business Development
5 4 (13.33%) Product Management
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Degree
2 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (40.00%) CCNP
3 12 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
4 10 (33.33%) CCNA
5 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
1 25 (83.33%) Juniper
2 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (40.00%) F5
3 11 (36.67%) HP
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) Huawei
5 4 (13.33%) Siebel
6 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.33%) BT
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Nokia
6 1 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago