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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 267 299 284
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 37 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 0.85% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 27
Average salary £40,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £44,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,250 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.05%
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
1775 1641 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.53% 15.60% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1404 2053
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £72,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 85 (96.59%) Cisco
2 81 (92.05%) BGP
3 77 (87.50%) MPLS
4 44 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 42 (47.73%) Firewall
6 41 (46.59%) EIGRP
6 41 (46.59%) WAN
7 40 (45.45%) CCNP
7 40 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (43.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 38 (43.18%) Wireless
9 37 (42.05%) VPN
10 35 (39.77%) HSRP
11 27 (30.68%) Network Security
12 23 (26.14%) Finance
12 23 (26.14%) OSPF
13 22 (25.00%) LAN
13 22 (25.00%) SolarWinds
14 21 (23.86%) VMware
14 21 (23.86%) Broadband
14 21 (23.86%) HP
14 21 (23.86%) Juniper
14 21 (23.86%) SAN
15 20 (22.73%) Advertising
15 20 (22.73%) Load Balancing
16 19 (21.59%) iSCSI
16 19 (21.59%) Fibre Channel
16 19 (21.59%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (21.59%) Citrix
16 19 (21.59%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.41%) Lync
2 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 81 (92.05%) BGP
2 77 (87.50%) MPLS
3 42 (47.73%) Firewall
4 41 (46.59%) EIGRP
4 41 (46.59%) WAN
5 38 (43.18%) Wireless
6 37 (42.05%) VPN
7 35 (39.77%) HSRP
8 27 (30.68%) Network Security
9 23 (26.14%) OSPF
10 22 (25.00%) LAN
11 21 (23.86%) Broadband
11 21 (23.86%) SAN
12 19 (21.59%) VoIP
12 19 (21.59%) iSCSI
12 19 (21.59%) Fibre Channel
12 19 (21.59%) NetScaler
13 15 (17.05%) VLAN
13 15 (17.05%) DNS
14 14 (15.91%) Cisco IOS
General
1 44 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 23 (26.14%) Finance
3 20 (22.73%) Advertising
4 3 (3.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (56.82%) Network Engineer
2 23 (26.14%) IP Network Engineer
2 23 (26.14%) IP Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) Network Support
4 14 (15.91%) Network Consultant
4 14 (15.91%) Consultant
5 11 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) NOC Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.41%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.14%) Clustering
4 1 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Windows
2 12 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) Load Balancing
2 19 (21.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (18.18%) Network Design
4 15 (17.05%) ITIL
5 7 (7.95%) Network Management
6 4 (4.55%) CRM
6 4 (4.55%) Information Security
6 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.41%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.27%) Data Security
8 2 (2.27%) Low Latency
9 1 (1.14%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.14%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.14%) Service Management
9 1 (1.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (1.14%) Cyber Security
9 1 (1.14%) SIEM
9 1 (1.14%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 40 (45.45%) CCNP
1 40 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (15.91%) CCNA
2 14 (15.91%) Degree
3 9 (10.23%) CCIE
4 6 (6.82%) CCDP
4 6 (6.82%) CCIP
5 5 (5.68%) CCSA
6 3 (3.41%) CCVP
6 3 (3.41%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) SLA
2 12 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (21.59%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.41%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.14%) Nagios
3 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (96.59%) Cisco
2 38 (43.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 22 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 21 (23.86%) VMware
4 21 (23.86%) HP
4 21 (23.86%) Juniper
5 19 (21.59%) Citrix
6 13 (14.77%) Aruba
7 12 (13.64%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.68%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (4.55%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.41%) F5
10 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.27%) Avaya
11 2 (2.27%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.14%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.14%) McAfee
12 1 (1.14%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.14%) Dell
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS & BENIFITS OTE £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago