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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 233 271 305
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +34
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 32 50 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.49% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 2.61% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 12
Average salary £44,000 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
997 1916 1643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.74% 18.74% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1633 1393
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

VPLS Salary Histogram in the City of London

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 52 (89.66%) MPLS
2 44 (75.86%) BGP
3 43 (74.14%) Cisco
4 34 (58.62%) Telecoms
5 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (37.93%) WAN
7 20 (34.48%) Firewall
8 16 (27.59%) CCNA
9 15 (25.86%) LAN
9 15 (25.86%) VPN
10 14 (24.14%) VMware
11 13 (22.41%) Windows
12 12 (20.69%) CCNP
12 12 (20.69%) OSPF
12 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (18.97%) Network Security
14 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
14 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
15 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
15 9 (15.52%) Palo Alto
15 9 (15.52%) CCIP
15 9 (15.52%) DNS
15 9 (15.52%) Finance
16 8 (13.79%) Network Design
16 8 (13.79%) Juniper
17 7 (12.07%) EMC
17 7 (12.07%) DHCP
17 7 (12.07%) VLAN
17 7 (12.07%) iSCSI

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) IIS
1 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
3 1 (1.72%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (89.66%) MPLS
2 44 (75.86%) BGP
3 22 (37.93%) WAN
4 20 (34.48%) Firewall
5 15 (25.86%) LAN
5 15 (25.86%) VPN
6 12 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (20.69%) OSPF
7 11 (18.97%) Network Security
8 9 (15.52%) DNS
9 7 (12.07%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (12.07%) DHCP
9 7 (12.07%) IP Telephony
9 7 (12.07%) iSCSI
9 7 (12.07%) VLAN
10 5 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (6.90%) Multicast
11 4 (6.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 34 (58.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Law
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Network Engineer
2 27 (46.55%) Network Support
3 25 (43.10%) Network Support Engineer
3 25 (43.10%) Support Engineer
4 18 (31.03%) Core Network Engineer
4 18 (31.03%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Network Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) WAN Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Network Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Network Team Leader
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) EqualLogic
2 4 (6.90%) Replication
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Equities
3 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Eurex
4 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Network Design
2 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (6.90%) Email Filtering
2 4 (6.90%) High Availability
2 4 (6.90%) Information Security
2 4 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
2 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
2 4 (6.90%) Web Filtering
3 3 (5.17%) Data Security
3 3 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (5.17%) Network Security Management
3 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.17%) Project Management
3 3 (5.17%) Security Management
3 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.17%) Time Management
4 2 (3.45%) ERP
4 2 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C
1 2 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (27.59%) CCNA
3 12 (20.69%) CCNP
4 9 (15.52%) CCIP
5 5 (8.62%) Degree
6 4 (6.90%) CCIE
6 4 (6.90%) CCSA
6 4 (6.90%) JNCIS
6 4 (6.90%) MCSA
6 4 (6.90%) MCSE
6 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.45%) CCSP
9 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) COBIT
1 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.62%) vSphere
4 4 (6.90%) XenApp
4 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.72%) vCloud
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Cacti
1 2 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (3.45%) Nagios
1 2 (3.45%) OpenView
1 2 (3.45%) QRadar
1 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (74.14%) Cisco
2 14 (24.14%) VMware
3 9 (15.52%) Palo Alto
4 8 (13.79%) Juniper
5 7 (12.07%) EMC
6 6 (10.34%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.90%) Citrix
7 4 (6.90%) Dell
7 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.17%) F5
8 3 (5.17%) HP
9 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.72%) Brocade
10 1 (1.72%) NetApp
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago