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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
England / East of England
Rank - 254 276
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.098% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.48% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Median salary - £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -10.52%

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
952 1466 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.21% 20.44% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 740 1193 1193
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,575
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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