The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 42
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
VPLS
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 19 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 14.55% 14.96% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 23
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

VPLS
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the County Antrim region.

VPLS Salary Trend in County Antrim