The first table below looks at the demand for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 112 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 11 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% - 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.42% - 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 4
Average salary £47,500 - £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £39,250 £60,250
% change year-on-year
+9.55% -34.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
322 302 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.35% 14.97% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 265 275 299
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
West Midlands

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VPLS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Birmingham region.

VPLS Salary Trend in Birmingham

VPLS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) CCSE
2 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (63.64%) Network Management
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) IPsec
2 7 (63.64%) Legal
2 7 (63.64%) CCSA
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) CCIP
3 4 (36.36%) Network Design
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
General
1 7 (63.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Network Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Security Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Network Design Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Network Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Network Management
2 4 (36.36%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCSE
2 7 (63.64%) CCSA
3 4 (36.36%) CCIP
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago