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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 227 305 310
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 24 8 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.077% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 0.54% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 49
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £39,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.95%
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
1039 1478 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.51% 14.26% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1277 1739
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 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 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing VPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 50 (98.04%) MPLS
2 40 (78.43%) BGP
3 35 (68.63%) Cisco
4 27 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (50.98%) LAN
5 26 (50.98%) WAN
6 25 (49.02%) ITIL
7 24 (47.06%) VPN
8 22 (43.14%) Firewall
8 22 (43.14%) Telecoms
9 21 (41.18%) EIGRP
10 20 (39.22%) OSPF
10 20 (39.22%) VoIP
10 20 (39.22%) Degree
10 20 (39.22%) Cisco CUCM
11 19 (37.25%) F5
11 19 (37.25%) SSL
11 19 (37.25%) CCNP
11 19 (37.25%) Juniper
11 19 (37.25%) Wireless
12 18 (35.29%) Cisco Wireless
13 16 (31.37%) CCNA
14 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (19.61%) CCVP
15 10 (19.61%) Blue Coat
15 10 (19.61%) JNCIA
16 9 (17.65%) Riverbed
17 8 (15.69%) Junos
17 8 (15.69%) Palo Alto
18 7 (13.73%) Windows

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) PaaS
1 1 (1.96%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (98.04%) MPLS
2 40 (78.43%) BGP
3 26 (50.98%) LAN
3 26 (50.98%) WAN
4 24 (47.06%) VPN
5 22 (43.14%) Firewall
6 21 (41.18%) EIGRP
7 20 (39.22%) OSPF
7 20 (39.22%) VoIP
8 19 (37.25%) SSL
8 19 (37.25%) Wireless
9 18 (35.29%) Cisco Wireless
10 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (15.69%) Junos
12 6 (11.76%) DHCP
13 5 (9.80%) DNS
14 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
15 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (3.92%) Network Security
15 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (43.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 15 (29.41%) Network Support
4 14 (27.45%) Network Support Engineer
4 14 (27.45%) Support Engineer
5 13 (25.49%) Core Network Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Telecoms Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Network Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Network Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.92%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Equities
2 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.80%) Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.84%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (3.92%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (3.92%) Service Management
5 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.96%) Data Security
5 1 (1.96%) Demand Management
5 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.96%) Network Management
5 1 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security Management
5 1 (1.96%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Security Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.96%) Java
1 1 (1.96%) Korn
1 1 (1.96%) Python
1 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (39.22%) Degree
3 19 (37.25%) CCNP
4 16 (31.37%) CCNA
5 10 (19.61%) CCVP
5 10 (19.61%) JNCIA
6 4 (7.84%) MCITP
6 4 (7.84%) MCSA
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.96%) CCSP
8 1 (1.96%) CISSP
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.96%) Snort
3 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.96%) vCloud
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.96%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Cisco
2 19 (37.25%) F5
2 19 (37.25%) Juniper
3 10 (19.61%) Blue Coat
4 9 (17.65%) Riverbed
5 8 (15.69%) Palo Alto
6 5 (9.80%) VMware
7 4 (7.84%) Symantec
8 3 (5.88%) EMC
9 2 (3.92%) HP
9 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.96%) Avaya
10 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.96%) Citrix
10 1 (1.96%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.96%) IBM
10 1 (1.96%) Nokia
10 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds