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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 242 287 326
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +39
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 29 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 1.63% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 25
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,600 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,150 £59,750 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +19.04%
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
1112 1965 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.79% 18.64% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1645 1623
Average salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 58 (96.67%) MPLS
2 53 (88.33%) BGP
3 42 (70.00%) Cisco
4 33 (55.00%) Telecoms
5 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (46.67%) WAN
7 26 (43.33%) Firewall
8 25 (41.67%) LAN
9 24 (40.00%) VPN
10 23 (38.33%) CCNP
10 23 (38.33%) OSPF
11 21 (35.00%) Juniper
12 20 (33.33%) EIGRP
12 20 (33.33%) F5
13 19 (31.67%) Degree
13 19 (31.67%) VoIP
13 19 (31.67%) ITIL
14 18 (30.00%) Wireless
14 18 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
15 17 (28.33%) Cisco Wireless
15 17 (28.33%) SSL
16 13 (21.67%) CCNA
17 12 (20.00%) Palo Alto
17 12 (20.00%) Junos
18 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
19 10 (16.67%) JNCIA
20 9 (15.00%) CCVP
20 9 (15.00%) Blue Coat
20 9 (15.00%) Riverbed
21 6 (10.00%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 58 (96.67%) MPLS
2 53 (88.33%) BGP
3 28 (46.67%) WAN
4 26 (43.33%) Firewall
5 25 (41.67%) LAN
6 24 (40.00%) VPN
7 23 (38.33%) OSPF
8 20 (33.33%) EIGRP
9 19 (31.67%) VoIP
10 18 (30.00%) Wireless
11 17 (28.33%) Cisco Wireless
11 17 (28.33%) SSL
12 12 (20.00%) Junos
13 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (8.33%) Network Security
15 4 (6.67%) IPsec
15 4 (6.67%) Multicast
16 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 3 (5.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 33 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (88.33%) Network Engineer
2 24 (40.00%) Network Support
3 23 (38.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 23 (38.33%) Support Engineer
4 17 (28.33%) Core Network Engineer
4 17 (28.33%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) IP Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Telecoms Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Express
1 1 (1.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.67%) Equities
3 1 (1.67%) Eurex
3 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.67%) Spread Betting
3 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.67%) CatOS
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) ITIL
2 5 (8.33%) Network Design
3 3 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (5.00%) Time Management
4 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.67%) Data Security
5 1 (1.67%) Demand Management
5 1 (1.67%) ERP
5 1 (1.67%) High Availability
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.67%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (1.67%) Network Security Management
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.67%) Project Management
5 1 (1.67%) Security Management
5 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
1 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (38.33%) CCNP
3 19 (31.67%) Degree
4 13 (21.67%) CCNA
5 10 (16.67%) JNCIA
6 9 (15.00%) CCVP
7 5 (8.33%) CCIP
8 4 (6.67%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.67%) CCSP
9 1 (1.67%) CISSP
9 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.67%) MCSA
9 1 (1.67%) MCSE
9 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.67%) vCloud
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.67%) Cacti
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.67%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
2 1 (1.67%) OpenView
2 1 (1.67%) QRadar
2 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Cisco
2 21 (35.00%) Juniper
3 20 (33.33%) F5
4 12 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 9 (15.00%) Blue Coat
5 9 (15.00%) Riverbed
6 5 (8.33%) VMware
7 3 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (3.33%) EMC
8 2 (3.33%) HP
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.67%) Brocade
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix
9 1 (1.67%) Dell
9 1 (1.67%) NetApp
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