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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
London / City of London
Rank 216 216 286
Rank change year-on-year
0 +70
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 12 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.54% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 3.66% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 30
Median salary £57,500 £44,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.68% +8.64%
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.47% +6.25%

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
888 957 1809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.69% 14.80% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 805 845 1561
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 25 (92.59%) Cisco
2 24 (88.89%) MPLS
3 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (55.56%) CCNP
5 14 (51.85%) VPN
5 14 (51.85%) Firewall
6 13 (48.15%) Network Security
6 13 (48.15%) BGP
6 13 (48.15%) Virtual Team
7 10 (37.04%) Network Design
7 10 (37.04%) Juniper
7 10 (37.04%) Linux
7 10 (37.04%) Broadband
8 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 9 (33.33%) Python
8 9 (33.33%) DHCP
8 9 (33.33%) SNMP
8 9 (33.33%) IPv6
8 9 (33.33%) Nokia
8 9 (33.33%) TACACS
8 9 (33.33%) L2TP
8 9 (33.33%) Change Management
8 9 (33.33%) Huawei
8 9 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
10 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
11 1 (3.70%) Finance
11 1 (3.70%) Legal

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:

Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) MPLS
2 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) VPN
3 13 (48.15%) BGP
3 13 (48.15%) Network Security
4 10 (37.04%) Broadband
5 9 (33.33%) DHCP
5 9 (33.33%) IPv6
5 9 (33.33%) L2TP
5 9 (33.33%) SNMP
5 9 (33.33%) TACACS
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.70%) Junos
7 1 (3.70%) Multicast
7 1 (3.70%) OSPF
7 1 (3.70%) RSVP
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Network Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 12 (44.44%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 12 (44.44%) Senior Security Engineer
4 10 (37.04%) Broadband Engineer
5 9 (33.33%) IP Engineer
5 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Network Design
2 9 (33.33%) Change Management
2 9 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.70%) High Availability
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (55.56%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) Juniper
3 9 (33.33%) Huawei
3 9 (33.33%) Nokia
4 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Mitel
5 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
City, London
Mandara
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: 15 days ago