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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 231 302 282
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -20
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 23 8 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.083% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 0.60% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 53
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
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
914 1339 2007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.78% 13.84% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 813 1141 1686
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 46 (95.83%) MPLS
2 40 (83.33%) BGP
3 35 (72.92%) Cisco
4 25 (52.08%) Juniper
5 24 (50.00%) LAN
6 23 (47.92%) WAN
7 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (43.75%) VPN
8 21 (43.75%) ITIL
9 19 (39.58%) Firewall
10 18 (37.50%) OSPF
11 17 (35.42%) EIGRP
11 17 (35.42%) VoIP
11 17 (35.42%) CCNP
11 17 (35.42%) Degree
11 17 (35.42%) Cisco CUCM
12 16 (33.33%) F5
12 16 (33.33%) SSL
12 16 (33.33%) Wireless
13 15 (31.25%) Linux
13 15 (31.25%) Cisco Wireless
14 14 (29.17%) DHCP
15 13 (27.08%) CCNA
15 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
16 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (22.92%) IPv6
17 10 (20.83%) SNMP
17 10 (20.83%) Broadband
17 10 (20.83%) Python
17 10 (20.83%) TACACS

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 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 46 (95.83%) MPLS
2 40 (83.33%) BGP
3 24 (50.00%) LAN
4 23 (47.92%) WAN
5 21 (43.75%) VPN
6 19 (39.58%) Firewall
7 18 (37.50%) OSPF
8 17 (35.42%) EIGRP
8 17 (35.42%) VoIP
9 16 (33.33%) SSL
9 16 (33.33%) Wireless
10 15 (31.25%) Cisco Wireless
11 14 (29.17%) DHCP
12 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (22.92%) IPv6
13 10 (20.83%) Broadband
13 10 (20.83%) SNMP
13 10 (20.83%) TACACS
14 9 (18.75%) L2TP
15 6 (12.50%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Broadband Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) IP Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Network Support
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Product Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Product Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Network Design
3 9 (18.75%) Change Management
3 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
3 9 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.08%) High Availability
7 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.08%) Network Management
7 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Python
2 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) Korn
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby
3 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (35.42%) CCNP
2 17 (35.42%) Degree
3 13 (27.08%) CCNA
4 9 (18.75%) CCVP
5 6 (12.50%) JNCIA
6 4 (8.33%) MCITP
6 4 (8.33%) MCSA
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.08%) CCSP
8 1 (2.08%) CISSP
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.08%) Snort
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.08%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 35 (72.92%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) Juniper
3 16 (33.33%) F5
4 10 (20.83%) Nokia
5 9 (18.75%) Blue Coat
5 9 (18.75%) Huawei
6 7 (14.58%) Palo Alto
6 7 (14.58%) Riverbed
7 4 (8.33%) Symantec
8 3 (6.25%) EMC
8 3 (6.25%) VMware
9 2 (4.17%) HP
10 1 (2.08%) Avaya
10 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.08%) Citrix
10 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.08%) IBM
10 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds