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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 218 234 282
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +48
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 14 30 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 2.94% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 45
Median salary £57,500 £46,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.32% +0.54%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
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
854 1020 1940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.07% 14.76% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 737 875 1694
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 31 (86.11%) MPLS
2 28 (77.78%) Cisco
3 18 (50.00%) BGP
4 17 (47.22%) Linux
5 16 (44.44%) DHCP
5 16 (44.44%) VPN
5 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (36.11%) Broadband
6 13 (36.11%) Firewall
6 13 (36.11%) Network Design
6 13 (36.11%) Network Security
7 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 12 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 12 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (33.33%) Huawei
7 12 (33.33%) Change Management
7 12 (33.33%) SNMP
7 12 (33.33%) Python
7 12 (33.33%) L2TP
7 12 (33.33%) TACACS
7 12 (33.33%) IPv6
7 12 (33.33%) CCNP
7 12 (33.33%) Juniper
7 12 (33.33%) Nokia
8 11 (30.56%) Virtual Team
9 7 (19.44%) LAN
10 6 (16.67%) WAN
11 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
12 4 (11.11%) Symantec
12 4 (11.11%) MCITP

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) MPLS
2 18 (50.00%) BGP
3 16 (44.44%) DHCP
3 16 (44.44%) VPN
4 13 (36.11%) Broadband
4 13 (36.11%) Firewall
4 13 (36.11%) Network Security
5 12 (33.33%) IPv6
5 12 (33.33%) L2TP
5 12 (33.33%) SNMP
5 12 (33.33%) TACACS
6 7 (19.44%) LAN
7 6 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (11.11%) DNS
9 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.78%) Internet
9 1 (2.78%) OSPF
9 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Broadband Engineer
1 13 (36.11%) Network Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Security Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Product Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Security Product Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Network Design
2 12 (33.33%) Change Management
2 12 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (2.78%) High Availability
4 1 (2.78%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) MCITP
3 4 (11.11%) MCSA
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
1 4 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) Huawei
2 12 (33.33%) Juniper
2 12 (33.33%) Nokia
3 4 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 4 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 20k Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mandara
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago