The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 295 288 304
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 8 48 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.37% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 2.37% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 48 22
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +46.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £39,500 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
VPLS
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1471 2025 2075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.25% 15.66% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1717 1845
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VPLS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

VPLS Salary Trend in the City of London

VPLS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

VPLS Salary Histogram in the City of London

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 53 (98.15%) Cisco
2 52 (96.30%) MPLS
3 47 (87.04%) BGP
4 26 (48.15%) Firewall
5 24 (44.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 23 (42.59%) Broadband
7 19 (35.19%) WAN
7 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (33.33%) VPN
8 18 (33.33%) Wireless
9 17 (31.48%) EIGRP
10 16 (29.63%) CCNP
11 15 (27.78%) HSRP
12 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
12 14 (25.93%) Juniper
12 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
13 13 (24.07%) Network Design
13 13 (24.07%) SLA
13 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (22.22%) LAN
14 12 (22.22%) OSPF
15 11 (20.37%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (20.37%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (18.52%) Network Security
16 10 (18.52%) VLAN
16 10 (18.52%) DNS
17 9 (16.67%) Finance
17 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
17 9 (16.67%) Load Balancing
17 9 (16.67%) Spanning Tree

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 52 (96.30%) MPLS
2 47 (87.04%) BGP
3 26 (48.15%) Firewall
4 23 (42.59%) Broadband
5 19 (35.19%) WAN
6 18 (33.33%) VPN
6 18 (33.33%) Wireless
7 17 (31.48%) EIGRP
8 15 (27.78%) HSRP
9 12 (22.22%) LAN
9 12 (22.22%) OSPF
10 11 (20.37%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (20.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (18.52%) Network Security
11 10 (18.52%) VLAN
11 10 (18.52%) DNS
12 9 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
13 8 (14.81%) GLBP
13 8 (14.81%) VoIP
13 8 (14.81%) RIP
General
1 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 7 (12.96%) Advertising
4 3 (5.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Network Support Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Network Support
3 8 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) IP Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) IP Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Security Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Network Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Design Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) NOC Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) UNIX
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Network Design
2 9 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.96%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL
5 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Release Management
6 1 (1.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.85%) Information Security
6 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.85%) Network Management
6 1 (1.85%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (29.63%) CCNP
3 7 (12.96%) CCIE
4 4 (7.41%) CCNA
4 4 (7.41%) CCSA
5 2 (3.70%) JNCIE
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.85%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 53 (98.15%) Cisco
2 24 (44.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 14 (25.93%) Juniper
4 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.81%) Aruba
6 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds
6 7 (12.96%) VMware
6 7 (12.96%) HP
6 7 (12.96%) Citrix
7 6 (11.11%) F5
8 2 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.85%) Brocade
9 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
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