The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank - - 52
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley - - 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 18
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.05%
VPLS
West Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 65 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 27.93% 18.52% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 99 55 140
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

VPLS
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Crawley

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Softswitch
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Acme Packet

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) Softswitch
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Acme Packet
2 1 (33.33%) Sonus
2 1 (33.33%) BroadSoft