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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 189 231 231
Rank change year-on-year
+42 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 6 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.31% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.28% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 0
Median salary £60,000 £63,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.21%
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
1062 1482 1814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.91% 24.55% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 741 1181 1062
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

VPLS Salary Histogram 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 7 December 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 +17 3 £56,250 -16.66%
VPLS
South East

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) Presales
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) RSVP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) IPv6
5 3 (37.50%) CCIE
5 3 (37.50%) WLAN
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) Product Management
6 2 (25.00%) Multicast
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) 3G
6 2 (25.00%) DSLAM
6 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) LTE
6 2 (25.00%) GPON

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) RSVP
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) IPv6
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WLAN
6 2 (25.00%) 2G
6 2 (25.00%) 3G
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) DSLAM
6 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (25.00%) GPON
6 2 (25.00%) LTE
6 2 (25.00%) Multicast
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
7 1 (12.50%) DWDM
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Presales Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Solution Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IP Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Sales Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Sales Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) IPTV
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Presales
2 3 (37.50%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSE
3 1 (12.50%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia