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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 272 305 295
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 57 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 0.69% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 56 10 31
Average salary £53,750 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.57% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £38,500 £60,250
% change year-on-year
+14.93% -36.09%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2005 1886 2079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.17% 15.75% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1688 1872
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 79 (94.05%) MPLS
2 76 (90.48%) Cisco
3 72 (85.71%) BGP
4 49 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (55.95%) CCNP
6 42 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 35 (41.67%) WAN
7 35 (41.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 35 (41.67%) OSPF
8 31 (36.90%) Juniper
9 28 (33.33%) VoIP
9 28 (33.33%) VPN
10 27 (32.14%) EIGRP
11 25 (29.76%) Firewall
11 25 (29.76%) LAN
12 24 (28.57%) HSRP
13 19 (22.62%) VLAN
14 18 (21.43%) Wireless
15 17 (20.24%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (20.24%) Network Security
16 16 (19.05%) SolarWinds
16 16 (19.05%) Aruba
16 16 (19.05%) Network Management
16 16 (19.05%) RIP
16 16 (19.05%) GLBP
17 15 (17.86%) Finance
18 12 (14.29%) Internet
19 10 (11.90%) CCIP
19 10 (11.90%) Network Design
20 9 (10.71%) IP Telephony

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.14%) Lync
2 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 79 (94.05%) MPLS
2 72 (85.71%) BGP
3 35 (41.67%) OSPF
3 35 (41.67%) WAN
4 28 (33.33%) VoIP
4 28 (33.33%) VPN
5 27 (32.14%) EIGRP
6 25 (29.76%) Firewall
6 25 (29.76%) LAN
7 24 (28.57%) HSRP
8 19 (22.62%) VLAN
9 18 (21.43%) Wireless
10 17 (20.24%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (20.24%) Network Security
11 16 (19.05%) GLBP
11 16 (19.05%) RIP
12 12 (14.29%) Internet
13 9 (10.71%) RSVP
13 9 (10.71%) Cisco IPT
13 9 (10.71%) Multicast
General
1 42 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (17.86%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) French Language
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (76.19%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) Security Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) Senior Security Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) Lead Network Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) IP Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Network Support
6 9 (10.71%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Product Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Technical Product Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) IVR
2 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Windows
1 1 (1.19%) Linux
1 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) Network Management
2 10 (11.90%) Network Design
3 8 (9.52%) ITIL
4 6 (7.14%) Project Management
5 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.57%) Product Management
7 2 (2.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (2.38%) Change Management
7 2 (2.38%) CRM
7 2 (2.38%) B2B
7 2 (2.38%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.19%) Business Development
8 1 (1.19%) Information Security
8 1 (1.19%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (1.19%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.19%) High Availability
8 1 (1.19%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 49 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (55.95%) CCNP
3 10 (11.90%) CCIP
4 6 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.38%) CCNA
5 2 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (1.19%) CCIE
6 1 (1.19%) CCDA
6 1 (1.19%) CCDP
6 1 (1.19%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.19%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.19%) Nagios
2 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (90.48%) Cisco
2 35 (41.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 31 (36.90%) Juniper
4 16 (19.05%) SolarWinds
4 16 (19.05%) Aruba
5 7 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 5 (5.95%) F5
6 5 (5.95%) Avaya
7 3 (3.57%) Mitel
7 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.38%) VMware
9 1 (1.19%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.19%) HP
9 1 (1.19%) Dell
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 Pro Rata
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £36k - 42k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago