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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 280 307 286
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 24 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 1.62% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 43
Average salary £51,250 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £39,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £58,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +16.42%
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
1871 1970 2242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.91% 15.61% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1656 1993
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

VPLS Salary Histogram in the City of London

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 69 (100.00%) Cisco
2 66 (95.65%) BGP
3 65 (94.20%) MPLS
4 38 (55.07%) Firewall
5 32 (46.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 31 (44.93%) Wireless
7 30 (43.48%) VPN
7 30 (43.48%) WAN
8 29 (42.03%) Broadband
8 29 (42.03%) EIGRP
9 28 (40.58%) HSRP
10 23 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (33.33%) CCNP
11 22 (31.88%) Finance
11 22 (31.88%) Network Security
12 21 (30.43%) Load Balancing
12 21 (30.43%) HP
13 20 (28.99%) Citrix
13 20 (28.99%) SAN
13 20 (28.99%) Advertising
13 20 (28.99%) VMware
13 20 (28.99%) Telecoms
13 20 (28.99%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (28.99%) iSCSI
13 20 (28.99%) SolarWinds
13 20 (28.99%) Fibre Channel
13 20 (28.99%) NetScaler
13 20 (28.99%) Cisco Prime
14 19 (27.54%) SLA
15 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 66 (95.65%) BGP
2 65 (94.20%) MPLS
3 38 (55.07%) Firewall
4 31 (44.93%) Wireless
5 30 (43.48%) WAN
5 30 (43.48%) VPN
6 29 (42.03%) Broadband
6 29 (42.03%) EIGRP
7 28 (40.58%) HSRP
8 22 (31.88%) Network Security
9 20 (28.99%) iSCSI
9 20 (28.99%) Fibre Channel
9 20 (28.99%) NetScaler
9 20 (28.99%) SAN
10 11 (15.94%) LAN
10 11 (15.94%) DNS
10 11 (15.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (14.49%) VLAN
12 9 (13.04%) VoIP
12 9 (13.04%) OSPF
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 20 (28.99%) Telecoms
2 20 (28.99%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (63.77%) Network Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) Network Consultant
2 16 (23.19%) Consultant
3 14 (20.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) IP Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Network Support Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Network Support
4 11 (15.94%) Support Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Design Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Development Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 20 (28.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (18.84%) Network Design
4 11 (15.94%) ITIL
5 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (2.90%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.90%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (1.45%) Service Management
7 1 (1.45%) Migration
7 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.45%) Network Management
7 1 (1.45%) SIEM
7 1 (1.45%) Change Control
7 1 (1.45%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) CCNP
1 23 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.94%) CCNA
3 10 (14.49%) Degree
4 9 (13.04%) CCIE
5 2 (2.90%) CCSA
6 1 (1.45%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.54%) SLA
2 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (14.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (46.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 21 (30.43%) HP
4 20 (28.99%) Citrix
4 20 (28.99%) VMware
4 20 (28.99%) SolarWinds
5 10 (14.49%) Juniper
6 8 (11.59%) CheckPoint
6 8 (11.59%) Aruba
7 5 (7.25%) F5
8 2 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.45%) McAfee
9 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 27 days ago