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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 239 295 310
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 24 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 0.79% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 38
Median salary £41,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.95% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £55,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +39.24%
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
1090 1648 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.59% 16.41% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1413 1655
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 53 (98.15%) MPLS
2 48 (88.89%) BGP
3 39 (72.22%) Cisco
4 26 (48.15%) WAN
4 26 (48.15%) LAN
4 26 (48.15%) Telecoms
4 26 (48.15%) Firewall
5 25 (46.30%) VPN
5 25 (46.30%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (44.44%) OSPF
7 23 (42.59%) Juniper
8 22 (40.74%) EIGRP
8 22 (40.74%) F5
9 21 (38.89%) ITIL
10 20 (37.04%) VoIP
10 20 (37.04%) CCNP
10 20 (37.04%) Cisco CUCM
11 19 (35.19%) SSL
11 19 (35.19%) Wireless
11 19 (35.19%) Degree
12 18 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
13 13 (24.07%) CCNA
14 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (22.22%) Junos
15 11 (20.37%) Palo Alto
16 10 (18.52%) Blue Coat
16 10 (18.52%) JNCIA
16 10 (18.52%) CCVP
17 9 (16.67%) Riverbed
18 6 (11.11%) Data Centre

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 1 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (98.15%) MPLS
2 48 (88.89%) BGP
3 26 (48.15%) Firewall
3 26 (48.15%) LAN
3 26 (48.15%) WAN
4 25 (46.30%) VPN
5 24 (44.44%) OSPF
6 22 (40.74%) EIGRP
7 20 (37.04%) VoIP
8 19 (35.19%) SSL
8 19 (35.19%) Wireless
9 18 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
10 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (22.22%) Junos
11 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (9.26%) IPsec
12 5 (9.26%) Multicast
12 5 (9.26%) Network Security
13 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (48.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 22 (40.74%) Network Support
3 21 (38.89%) Network Support Engineer
3 21 (38.89%) Support Engineer
4 17 (31.48%) NOC Engineer
5 16 (29.63%) Core Network Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Administrator
11 1 (1.85%) Data Network Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Network Analyst
11 1 (1.85%) Systems Support Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.85%) Equities
3 1 (1.85%) Eurex
3 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.85%) Spread Betting
3 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) CatOS
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Network Design
3 3 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (5.56%) Time Management
4 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.70%) Web Filtering
5 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.85%) Data Security
5 1 (1.85%) Demand Management
5 1 (1.85%) Email Filtering
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.85%) Network Management
5 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.85%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security Management
5 1 (1.85%) Security Management
5 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.85%) C
1 1 (1.85%) Java
1 1 (1.85%) Korn
1 1 (1.85%) Python
1 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (37.04%) CCNP
3 19 (35.19%) Degree
4 13 (24.07%) CCNA
5 10 (18.52%) CCVP
5 10 (18.52%) JNCIA
6 4 (7.41%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.85%) CCSP
7 1 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Snort
3 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.85%) vCloud
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.85%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Cisco
2 23 (42.59%) Juniper
3 22 (40.74%) F5
4 11 (20.37%) Palo Alto
5 10 (18.52%) Blue Coat
6 9 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 5 (9.26%) VMware
8 3 (5.56%) EMC
9 2 (3.70%) Citrix
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.85%) Avaya
10 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.85%) Dell
10 1 (1.85%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.85%) IBM
10 1 (1.85%) Nokia
10 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
City, London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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