The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 312 287 313
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 23 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.79% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 28
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £36,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.21%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1977 2295 2256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.50% 19.24% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1634 2058 2001
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPLS
London

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 16 April 2014.

VPLS Salary Histogram in the City of London

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 40 (93.02%) Cisco
2 38 (88.37%) MPLS
2 38 (88.37%) BGP
3 25 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (55.81%) OSPF
4 24 (55.81%) Firewall
5 22 (51.16%) EIGRP
5 22 (51.16%) VPN
6 17 (39.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 16 (37.21%) Wireless
7 16 (37.21%) Telecoms
8 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
8 15 (34.88%) CCNP
9 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (30.23%) Riverbed
10 13 (30.23%) Tandberg
10 13 (30.23%) Cisco UCCX
10 13 (30.23%) CCVP
10 13 (30.23%) Law
11 12 (27.91%) Legal
12 11 (25.58%) WAN
13 9 (20.93%) LAN
13 9 (20.93%) VoIP
13 9 (20.93%) CCNA
14 8 (18.60%) HSRP
14 8 (18.60%) Juniper
15 7 (16.28%) DSL
15 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
16 6 (13.95%) IPv4
16 6 (13.95%) VRRP

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 38 (88.37%) MPLS
1 38 (88.37%) BGP
2 24 (55.81%) OSPF
2 24 (55.81%) Firewall
3 22 (51.16%) EIGRP
3 22 (51.16%) VPN
4 16 (37.21%) Wireless
5 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (25.58%) WAN
7 9 (20.93%) LAN
7 9 (20.93%) VoIP
8 8 (18.60%) HSRP
9 7 (16.28%) DSL
9 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
10 6 (13.95%) IPv4
10 6 (13.95%) VRRP
10 6 (13.95%) VLAN
11 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications
11 5 (11.63%) IPv6
General
1 16 (37.21%) Telecoms
2 13 (30.23%) Law
3 12 (27.91%) Legal
4 6 (13.95%) Finance
5 2 (4.65%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) IP Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Communications Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Network Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Network Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Network Support
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Communications Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Lead Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Network Design
2 4 (9.30%) Project Management
2 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.98%) Network Management
3 3 (6.98%) Service Management
4 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (34.88%) CCNP
3 13 (30.23%) CCVP
4 9 (20.93%) CCNA
5 5 (11.63%) CCIP
6 2 (4.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
4 13 (30.23%) Riverbed
4 13 (30.23%) Tandberg
5 8 (18.60%) Juniper
6 5 (11.63%) F5
7 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.98%) Aruba
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix
9 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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