The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 120 121 133
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 1.52% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Average salary £26,500 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.52% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
322 394 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.16% 21.02% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 223 300 402
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VPLS
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

VPLS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft