The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 107 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.065% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
VPLS
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
368 362 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.79% 24.17% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 272 301 306
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VPLS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Cambridge

VPLS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Redback
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCIP
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) NGN
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) NGN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
1 2 (66.67%) IP Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCIP
1 2 (66.67%) CCDP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Redback
2 1 (33.33%) VMware