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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
London / City of London
Rank 215 226 270
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +44
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 9 29 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 2.85% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 53
Median salary £51,250 £44,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.47% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -10.52%

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
866 1018 1956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.34% 15.02% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 807 917 1648
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 21 February 2017.

VPLS Salary Histogram in the City of London

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 22 (88.00%) Cisco
1 22 (88.00%) MPLS
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (56.00%) CCNP
3 14 (56.00%) Firewall
4 13 (52.00%) Network Security
4 13 (52.00%) VPN
4 13 (52.00%) Virtual Team
5 7 (28.00%) BGP
5 7 (28.00%) Juniper
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Broadband
7 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Python
7 5 (20.00%) DHCP
7 5 (20.00%) SNMP
7 5 (20.00%) Nokia
7 5 (20.00%) L2TP
7 5 (20.00%) TACACS
7 5 (20.00%) IPv6
7 5 (20.00%) Change Management
7 5 (20.00%) Huawei
7 5 (20.00%) Network Design
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
9 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (8.00%) Legal
10 2 (8.00%) VMware
10 2 (8.00%) Wireless

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) MPLS
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) Network Security
3 13 (52.00%) VPN
4 7 (28.00%) BGP
5 6 (24.00%) Broadband
6 5 (20.00%) DHCP
6 5 (20.00%) IPv6
6 5 (20.00%) L2TP
6 5 (20.00%) SNMP
6 5 (20.00%) TACACS
7 2 (8.00%) IPv4
7 2 (8.00%) WAN
7 2 (8.00%) Wireless
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.00%) LAN
8 1 (4.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (48.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (48.00%) Security Engineer
3 12 (48.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 12 (48.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Broadband Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) IP Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Business Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) IT Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) IT Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Change Management
1 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (20.00%) Network Design
1 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (8.00%) Business Development
2 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.00%) CRM
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (56.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Juniper
3 5 (20.00%) Huawei
3 5 (20.00%) Nokia
4 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Mitel
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits 20% bonus, vendor training, many b
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + 5% shift allowance
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: 26 days ago