The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 240 - 261
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 12 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% - 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 11
Average salary £43,750 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.88% -10.00%
VPLS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1609 1551 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.82% 21.46% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1245 1441
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VPLS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

VPLS Salary Trend in the East of England

VPLS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPLS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

VPLS Salary Histogram in the East of England

VPLS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPLS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 8 £37,750 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 4 £50,000 -
VPLS
England

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (100.00%) MPLS
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) OSPF
2 9 (75.00%) BGP
3 8 (66.67%) VPN
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Juniper
6 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 4 (33.33%) CCIE
6 4 (33.33%) CCIP
6 4 (33.33%) CCDP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) JNCIE
6 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 4 (33.33%) Change Control
6 4 (33.33%) Redback
6 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 4 (33.33%) Network Design
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) MPLS
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) OSPF
2 9 (75.00%) BGP
3 8 (66.67%) VPN
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Law
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 4 (33.33%) IP Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
1 4 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCIP
2 4 (33.33%) CCDP
2 4 (33.33%) CCIE
2 4 (33.33%) JNCIE
3 2 (16.67%) MBCS
3 2 (16.67%) VCP4
3 2 (16.67%) VCP5
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) Redback
2 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance (£6.5K) + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance (6.5K) + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago