The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 219 197 235
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +38
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 2 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.044% 0.47% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 1.80% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 2
Median salary - £67,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.58%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
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
1122 1331 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.81% 26.06% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 830 927 990
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 1 - -
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing VPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 24 (100.00%) VPN
1 24 (100.00%) MPLS
2 21 (87.50%) BGP
3 20 (83.33%) CCIE
3 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (83.33%) IPsec
3 20 (83.33%) Multicast
4 14 (58.33%) Product Management
5 13 (54.17%) VLAN
5 13 (54.17%) Marketing
6 12 (50.00%) DSLAM
6 12 (50.00%) RSVP
6 12 (50.00%) IPv6
6 12 (50.00%) 3G
6 12 (50.00%) 2G
6 12 (50.00%) LTE
6 12 (50.00%) GPON
6 12 (50.00%) IPTV
7 11 (45.83%) Customer Engagement
7 11 (45.83%) Migration
7 11 (45.83%) WAN
7 11 (45.83%) Presales
8 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
9 9 (37.50%) Time Management
9 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 9 (37.50%) VoIP
9 9 (37.50%) Juniper
9 9 (37.50%) Firewall
9 9 (37.50%) OSPF
9 9 (37.50%) Spanning Tree

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) MPLS
1 24 (100.00%) VPN
2 21 (87.50%) BGP
3 20 (83.33%) IPsec
3 20 (83.33%) Multicast
4 13 (54.17%) VLAN
5 12 (50.00%) 2G
5 12 (50.00%) 3G
5 12 (50.00%) DSLAM
5 12 (50.00%) GPON
5 12 (50.00%) IPv6
5 12 (50.00%) LTE
5 12 (50.00%) RSVP
6 11 (45.83%) WAN
7 9 (37.50%) Firewall
7 9 (37.50%) OSPF
7 9 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
7 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 9 (37.50%) VoIP
8 8 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 13 (54.17%) Marketing
2 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.67%) German Language
3 4 (16.67%) Italian Language
4 3 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (4.17%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Juniper Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Network Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Sales Manager
4 3 (12.50%) IP Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) IP Expert
4 3 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Presales Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Principal Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Sales Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) IPTV
2 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Product Management
2 11 (45.83%) Customer Engagement
2 11 (45.83%) Migration
2 11 (45.83%) Presales
3 9 (37.50%) Time Management
4 8 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Development
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) CCIE
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNP
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Juniper
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Huawei
4 2 (8.33%) Siebel