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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 189 223 211
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 24 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.018% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 0.059% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 12
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 £44,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +10.62%
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
1312 1686 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.14% 29.89% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 894 949 1138
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 August 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 August 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 - 6 £57,500 - 1
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 43 (95.56%) Cisco
2 40 (88.89%) BGP
2 40 (88.89%) Firewall
3 35 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (73.33%) F5
5 32 (71.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 32 (71.11%) CheckPoint
6 29 (64.44%) MPLS
6 29 (64.44%) CCNP
7 25 (55.56%) Juniper
8 24 (53.33%) LAN
9 23 (51.11%) VPN
9 23 (51.11%) OSPF
9 23 (51.11%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (44.44%) Data Centre
11 19 (42.22%) Network Security
11 19 (42.22%) DNS
11 19 (42.22%) TCP/IP
11 19 (42.22%) Perl
12 18 (40.00%) IPv6
13 17 (37.78%) IPv4
13 17 (37.78%) ITIL
13 17 (37.78%) VLAN
13 17 (37.78%) VMware
14 16 (35.56%) CCSE
14 16 (35.56%) CCSA
14 16 (35.56%) BIG-IP
14 16 (35.56%) Load Balancing
14 16 (35.56%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (35.56%) Cisco PIX

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 40 (88.89%) BGP
1 40 (88.89%) Firewall
2 32 (71.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 29 (64.44%) MPLS
4 24 (53.33%) LAN
5 23 (51.11%) OSPF
5 23 (51.11%) VPN
5 23 (51.11%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (42.22%) Network Security
6 19 (42.22%) DNS
6 19 (42.22%) TCP/IP
7 18 (40.00%) IPv6
8 17 (37.78%) IPv4
8 17 (37.78%) VLAN
9 16 (35.56%) TACACS
9 16 (35.56%) Unicast
9 16 (35.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 16 (35.56%) Junos
9 16 (35.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (35.56%) BIG-IP
General
1 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Network Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Lead Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 16 (35.56%) Network Management
2 16 (35.56%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.33%) Network Design
4 4 (8.89%) Validation
4 4 (8.89%) Time Management
5 1 (2.22%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.22%) Line Management
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Perl
2 3 (6.67%) Python
2 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (64.44%) CCNP
3 16 (35.56%) Check Point Certification
3 16 (35.56%) CCSA
3 16 (35.56%) CCSE
3 16 (35.56%) CCIE
4 14 (31.11%) Degree
5 11 (24.44%) CCNA
6 4 (8.89%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) CCDA
8 1 (2.22%) CCIP
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 43 (95.56%) Cisco
2 33 (73.33%) F5
3 32 (71.11%) CheckPoint
4 25 (55.56%) Juniper
5 17 (37.78%) VMware
6 16 (35.56%) Nokia
7 6 (13.33%) HP
8 3 (6.67%) ProCurve
9 2 (4.44%) IBM
10 1 (2.22%) Dell
10 1 (2.22%) Radware
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago