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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 192 224 217
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 23 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.034% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 0.11% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 10
Average salary £67,500 £53,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.58% +65.38%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
1298 1757 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.53% 30.00% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 916 981 1104
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 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 28 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 +16 17 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £57,500 -
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 42 (93.33%) Cisco
2 40 (88.89%) BGP
3 38 (84.44%) Firewall
4 33 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (71.11%) MPLS
5 32 (71.11%) F5
6 31 (68.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 31 (68.89%) CheckPoint
7 28 (62.22%) Juniper
7 28 (62.22%) CCNP
8 26 (57.78%) OSPF
8 26 (57.78%) LAN
8 26 (57.78%) VPN
9 23 (51.11%) DNS
9 23 (51.11%) Data Centre
10 22 (48.89%) Perl
10 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
11 20 (44.44%) IPv4
11 20 (44.44%) IPv6
11 20 (44.44%) ITIL
11 20 (44.44%) VMware
11 20 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (44.44%) VLAN
12 19 (42.22%) Load Balancing
12 19 (42.22%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (42.22%) Network Management
12 19 (42.22%) Junos
12 19 (42.22%) Unicast
12 19 (42.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
2 38 (84.44%) Firewall
3 32 (71.11%) MPLS
4 31 (68.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 26 (57.78%) OSPF
5 26 (57.78%) LAN
5 26 (57.78%) VPN
6 23 (51.11%) DNS
7 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
8 20 (44.44%) IPv4
8 20 (44.44%) IPv6
8 20 (44.44%) VLAN
8 20 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (42.22%) Cisco IOS
9 19 (42.22%) TACACS
9 19 (42.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 19 (42.22%) Unicast
9 19 (42.22%) Junos
10 17 (37.78%) FWSM
11 15 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 19 (42.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Network Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Senior 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%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) IP Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) ITIL
2 19 (42.22%) Network Management
2 19 (42.22%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.33%) Validation
4 5 (11.11%) Network Design
4 5 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) Service Management
6 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.22%) Line Management
6 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.22%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Perl
2 3 (6.67%) Python
2 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (62.22%) CCNP
3 19 (42.22%) Check Point Certification
4 18 (40.00%) Degree
5 13 (28.89%) CCNA
6 12 (26.67%) CCSA
6 12 (26.67%) CCSE
6 12 (26.67%) CCIE
7 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 42 (93.33%) Cisco
2 32 (71.11%) F5
3 31 (68.89%) CheckPoint
4 28 (62.22%) Juniper
5 20 (44.44%) VMware
6 12 (26.67%) Nokia
7 6 (13.33%) HP
8 3 (6.67%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.22%) ComArch
9 1 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (2.22%) IBM
9 1 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.22%) Cramer
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago