The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.43% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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 Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 33 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 32.38% 17.93% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66 31 55
Median salary £48,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,604 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

VPLS
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

VPLS Salary Trend in Croydon

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Croydon region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) RSVP
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Meraki
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) DMZ
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) RSVP
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DMZ
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (75.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Meraki
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto